The space plane, designed for space tourism, crashed in California's Mojave Desert. One fatality and one major injury have been confirmed by Virgin Galactic.
Over the past two weeks, sales of Microsoft's video game console have surpassed Sony's PlayStation 4 for the first time this year.
The company already cut the price tag of its not-yet-a-year-old game console by $100 when it removed the Kinect camera accessory. Now, it's nipping off another $50 as the holiday-shopping season kicks in.
One feature in a November update is a new tab showing most-watched TV programs, including those trending on Twitter.
The latest update offers a revamped Party app, a new Friends section, and other surprises. But you need to be a member of the Xbox Live preview program to grab it.
The console will bring with it more than 70 games, including exclusive content, free-to-play games, and "blockbuster" titles, says Microsoft.
What Amazon plans to spend on all its shows in one quarter is what Netflix spent on two seasons of "House of Cards."
Preliminary data on Internet congestion in the US indicates there isn't much of it -- unless Netflix is part of the equation.
Microsoft dedicated its Xbox One press conference to assuring players that it's not the company that trotted out a controversial console last year. This time, games come first.
Or, if you don't want to wait, you can buy this new model now for $149. Is it worth it?