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SpaceX Doubles Annual Launch Record

SpaceX's successful launch on Monday brought the company's 2017 launch figure to 16, doubling its prior annual record of eight missions. Its launches have increased and decreased in frequency throughout the year, leading to an average of 1.5 missions per month.

Square Reveals Full Payment Register

Square introduced a new product on Monday that's intended for larger business. Its new "Square Register" functions as an alternative checkout option that's more professional than having people check out using a small chip reader or a tablet. It has a tablet-like form.

Microsoft Ends Outlook.com Premium

Outlook.com Premium has been killed off by Microsoft and its core features are being added to normal Office 365 subscriptions. This means Office 365 accounts now get to use the service without ads and they'll also receive more storage. Current Premium users can renew.

Merger Talks Fail Between Sprint, T-Mobile

The potential merger of Sprint and T-Mobile has fallen apart due to disagreements from Softbank and Deutsche Telekom over which company would have a controlling stake, reports Nikkei. Both carriers saw a significant drop in their shares in response to this news.

GameStop Offering Used Game Subscription

An advertisement that appears to have shown up in the latest issue of GameStop's Game Informer magazine reveals the retailer is going to offer a subscription for used games. For $60 you can gain access to the retailer's used game inventory. You can keep the last game you take.