Technology

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe edges towards the sun

NASA Spacecraft Hurtles Toward The Sun’s Outer Corona

13 August 2018 – Embarking on a mission that scientists have been dreaming of since the Sputnik era, a NASA spacecraft hurtled yesterday toward the sun on a quest to...

Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

03 August 2018 – Apple is the world’s first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion, the financial fruit of stylish technology that has redefined what we expect...

Facebook CEO grilled by EU lawmakers over digital monster

Zuckerberg Grilled By EU Lawmakers Over Digital Monster

23 May 2018 – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers yesterday over what one of them branded Zuckerberg’s “digital monster,” and he apologized for the...

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

21 May 2018 – China launched a relay satellite today as part of a groundbreaking program to be the first to land a spacecraft on the far side of the...

Tesla losses increase on Model 3 delays

Tesla losses increase on Model 3 delays

08 February 2018 – The day after Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk blasted his Tesla Roadster into space, his electric car company’s mounting losses brought him back to Earth...

Apple to respond to US probes into slowdown of old iPhones

Apple To Respond To US Old iPhones Probe

01 February 2018 – Apple is cooperating with U.S. government inquiries into its secret slowdown of older iPhones, further complicating its efforts to move past an issue that irked customers...

Samsung ordered to pay US$11.6m to Huawei over patent case

Samsung ordered to pay US$11.6m to Huawei over patent case

06 April 2017 – A Chinese court has ordered Samsung Electronics’s mainland subsidiaries to pay US$11.60m to Huawei Technologies for patent infringement, the China firm’s first victory against Samsung on...

Mini Pepper robots start new jobs in Taiwan

Mini Pepper robots start new jobs in Taiwan

6 October 2016 – A shiny new cohort joined the workforce in Taiwan this morning, a troop of mini robots all going by the name “Pepper”, enlisted to entertain customers...

First F-35A rolls off Japanese production line

First F-35A rolls off Japanese production line

29 September 2016 – The first F-35A for Japan was rolled out from Lockheed Martin’s production line on September 23. The aircraft had already made its maiden flight, one month...

Google launches service in India

Google launches service in India

27 September 2016 – Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc, said today it launched Google Station in India, a service that aims to deepen its reach across the country, as...