Ericsson Opens Global AI Research Facility in Bengaluru

Swedish networking and telecom major Ericsson on Thursday said it had opened a global Artificial Intelligence (AI) accelerator in this tech hub for research and development (R&D) in AI and Automation. “The... Read more »

Astronomers Discover Over 100 New Exoplanets

An international team of astronomers have discovered more than 100 extrasolar planets (exoplanets) – that revolve around stars other than the Sun – in only three months, using a combination of ground-... Read more »

Soyuz Heads to ISS on First Manned Mission Since October Failure

A Soyuz rocket carrying Russian, American and Canadian astronauts took off from Kazakhstan and reached orbit on Monday, in the first manned mission since a failed launch in October. Russian cosmonaut Oleg... Read more »

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Probe on Course to Reach Asteroid Bennu on December

A NASA spacecraft designed to bring a small sample from asteroid Bennu to Earth is on course to arrive at its destination on December 3, the US space agency has said. Launched... Read more »

Intel Commits to Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform for All Future Driver Releases

Intel has adopted Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform (UWP) for its latest graphics driver release, and has announced that all drivers going forward will use this new framework. UWP drivers, also known as Windows... Read more »

Skype Calling Launched for Alexa Devices Like Amazon Echo

Earlier in September this year, Microsoft announced that Skype calling support was soon coming to Alexa devices. Now, Microsoft has finally introduced that support, and users of compatible Alexa devices like the... Read more »

NASA’s Kepler Planet-Hunting Telescope Put to Rest With Final Commands

NASA’s Kepler space telescope, that discovered thousands of planets outside our solar system and revealed that our galaxy contains more planets than stars, has received its final set of commands to disconnect... Read more »

Germany Must Close Digital Technology Gap, Merkel Ally Says

Germany must learn to “promote not impede” the use of artificial intelligence, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff said, as it seeks to close a digital technology gap between it and other... Read more »

Earth’s Water Originated From Asteroidal Material and Gas

Earth’s global ocean water may have originated from both asteroidal material and gas left over from the formation of the Sun, according to a new research that gives insights about the development... Read more »

NASA Sets World Record With Its Mars 2020 ‘Supersonic Parachute’

NASA has created a world record with its “supersonic parachute” for the Mars 2020 mission that survived 37,000 kg load and was deployed in just four-tenths of a second – twice the speed... Read more »