Snapchat photos can now be viewed indefinitely, Cover raises $1.6 million to build prefab structures for homes, and SpaceX tests Falcon Heavy core.

Snapchat Photos Can Now Be Viewed Indefinitely

Snapchat users can now opt to allow their photos to be viewed indefinitely instead of having them disappear after 10 seconds, according to a statement released by Venice’s Snap Inc. on Tuesday, reports the Business Journal. Users can choose that option by pressing the “infinity” icon when sharing their photos with others.

Cover Raises $1.6 Million to Build Prefab Structures for Homes

Cover Technologies Inc., a prefab building company that designs and manufactures backyard studios, has raised $1.6 million in seed funding, according to a statement released Tuesday, reports the Business Journal. The seed round was led by General Catalyst and Khosla Ventures, with participation from Fifty Years, Hyperspeed Ventures, and undisclosed angel investors.

SpaceX Tests Falcon Heavy Core

SpaceX released a video on Tuesday of a test firing of its Falcon Heavy core, reports Ars Technica. The test was completed at its development facility in McGregor, Texas last week and was successful.

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