Tag Archives: Space

Space Startup Raises $7 Million In Quest To Harness Internet Of Things

Fleet Space Technologies was among the customers on this Rocket Lab launcher that flew into space in November 2018. ROCKET LAB An Australian startup’s new round of funding will help it grow its satellite network quickly to keep up with the growing need to support devices connected to the Internet of Things, its CEO said. Fleet Space Technologies recently raised ... Read More »

HP computer stranded in space

Two HP servers sent up to the International Space Station in August 2017 as an experiment have still not come back to Earth, three months after their intended return. Together, they make up the Spaceborne Computer, which operates on the open-source Linux system and has supercomputer processing power. They were sent up to see how durable they would be in ... Read More »

Amazon India to Expand Its ‘I Have Space’ Programme

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon plans to expand its ‘I Have Space’ programme The programme currently covers 12,500 stores in 180 cities Amazon Store partners delivered between 30 to 40 packages a day With success of its ‘I Have Space’ programme across the country, Amazon has decided to expand it by adding thousands of store owners for delivering its packages, an official spokesperson said on ... Read More »

New housing finance firms eye affordable housing space

Lodha Ventures, Centrum Housing Finance, JM Financial and Piramal Finance have either started giving out home loans this year or are awaiting licences to begin operations. Photo: Mint Bengaluru: New entrants in the mortgage lending space are focusing on providing small home loans to customers in cities and small towns, aided by government schemes and initiatives to promote affordable housing. New ... Read More »

Mouse Sperm Survives in Space, but Could Human Babies?

HIGHLIGHTS Freeze-dried mouse sperm used to produce healthy rodent offspring This raises ethical questions about creating humans in deep space Mouse sperm was freeze-dried and sent for nine month to the ISS Freeze-dried mouse sperm that spent nine months in space has been used to produce healthy rodent offspring back on Earth, Japanese researchers said this week. But could the ... Read More »

Endless Space 2 review: Mood meets 4X strategy

Such is the case with Endless Space 2, the latest and prettiest 4X strategy game from Amplitude. This is the part where I say, “Endless Space 2 has quite a few issues at release” though—and it does. It’s not a flawless game, nor does it feel as fresh as Amplitude’s fantasy spin-off Endless Legend. I love it anyway. [ Further ... Read More »

Government to soon make parking space proof mandatory for vehicle registration

To tackle illegal parking menace and growing number of vehicles, the government will soon ask car buyers to produce a valid a valid parking space certificate in order to get his or her vehicle registered. Venkaiah Naidu, union urban development minister is currently in talks with the transport minister Nitin Gadkari for the same. As plans are in initial stages ... Read More »

Renault Duster Adventure edition available from Rs 9.64 lakh

Renault India has now begun the sale of the Duster Adventure Edition, which is based on the Duster’s facelifted model launched earlier this year. The new edition is available in 85PS and 110PS diesel variants, with pricing from Rs 9.64 lakh to Rs 13.77 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Like the Duster Adventure edition that was previously sold in the Indian market, ... Read More »

CBSE to DDA: More space required for the civic body

CBSE has requested the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for more land in the national capital, citing space constraint as their primary reason. They asked the civic body to allocate a piece of land in the national capital besides their current headquarter in Preet Vihar in East Delhi. The senior officials told the Press Trust of India that they have been facing ... Read More »

This week in games: Master of Orion, Endless Space 2, and Witcher 3 GOTY edition

Word is that No Man’s Sky is may be a disappointment, so I guess it’s time for everyone to transfer their unrealistic expectations and hype to some other game. Will you find that game in this news round-up? Maybe. This week, The Witcher 3 gets its Game of the Year edition, Rocket League puts on cartoon boxing gloves, BioShock gets ... Read More »