Best Tech Stories around the web #263

This week : SpaceX is building a military rocket to ship weapons anywhere in the world, a designer takes jewellery into the future, the US Army is testing augmented reality goggles for dogs, and the VR Days Europe event on November in streaming.

INNOVATION

SpaceX Is Building a Military Rocket to Ship Weapons Anywhere in the World by futurism.com

SpaceX and the Pentagon just signed a contract to jointly develop a new rocket that can launch into space and deliver up to 80 tons of cargo and weaponry anywhere in the world — in just one hour. Read more

DESIGN

Meet Statement, the brand taking jewellery into the future by i-d.vice.com

Silver, diamonds and AI: designer Amélie Huynh reveals her new video exclusively for i-D. Read more

QUERKY

The US Army is testing augmented reality goggles for dogs by theverge.com

The US Army is trialing a new technology that could “fundamentally change how military canines are deployed in the future” — a pair of augmented reality goggles for dogs. Read more

EVENT

VR Days Europe - November 4, 5, 6

VR Days Europe is a three-day conference and exhibition focusing on virtual, augmented and mixed reality (XR), creativity and innovation. At this year's festival, participants can expect an impressive range of speeches, sessions, workshops and seminars with over 140 opinion leaders and experts from the health, technology, business and arts sectors. Discover the event