Parler going dark, CES begins
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Parler going dark, CES begins

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This has seen it. And here are the stories that matter right now. Paler It's the prospect of going dark on Sunday. After the Twitter alternative lost hosting services provided by Amazon, it comes out to Apple and Google also decided to stop distributing the social networks, mobile apps last week. The move by the tech giants to distant themselves from Parler comes amid growing concerns the service could be used to promote violence in the wake of Wednesday's attack on the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump for which Twitter permanently banned his account. Just in time to distract from the ongoing chaos in Washington DC SpaceX is working toward a another high altitude test flight of its next generation spaceflight system. The latest prototype of Elon Musk's starship which is identified by the serial number s n nine underwent a brief test firing of its Raptor engines at the company's Texas development facility on Wednesday. This test is part of a series of checks, which may include another static fire leading up to a launch that could come as soon as Tuesday. [MUSIC] And this week marks the beginning of the first all virtual CES or consumer electronics show. Due to its digital nature this year, CES will feature around 2000 vendors half of its regular fare when hosted in person in Las Vegas. With most predictions centered around 5G, electric cars and pandemic tech expectations for the annual show are still high to experience CES 2021 for yourself, you can keep up to date with press conference. Prinses product reveals CES keynote presentation and expert commentary from our editors and hosts on the CNET live stream. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the latest by visiting CNET. [BLANK_AUDIO]

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