SpaceX's satellite internet, Whirlpool buys YummlyToday's most important tech stories include SpaceX's plan for satellite internet and Whirlpool's purchase of recipe and app service Yummly. Plus Snapchat signs deals to make original content with NBC, Vice and the NFL.
This is CNet and hear the stories that matter right now. Spacex says reveal its plans to launch more than 4, 400 low orbit satellites for its global high speed internet campaign. Using the company's reusable Falcon 9 rockets, Spacex plans to have the satellites in orbit by the end of 2024. SpaceX describes the speed of the internet to be, quote, fiber-like, and cover wide areas of land. Snapchat wants to improve the quality of its original content, so it's signed various deals with companies with like NBC, Vice, and the NFL. The move looks to provide a better product, while also bolstering ad revenue. Not to be outdone, the deal comes right after Twitter's announcement that brings more content to its platform. And finally Whirlpool has purchased recipe site and app Yummly in a move that the company says will strengthen its development of Smart products for the kitchen. This is one of many tech acquisitions by the appliance makers as the kitchen becomes the new battleground for connected products. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play Store