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SpaceX on Sunday launched its Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s historic Launch complex – 39A. The launch took place at Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida at 9:38 am EST (1438 GMT).
The Falcon 9 took off with the Dragon Cargo ship carried standard supplies for six astronauts currently at the International Space Station.
Initially, the SpaceX rocket was to take off on Saturday. The launch was cancelled 13 seconds before lift-off due to a technical issue with the rocket engine.
The issue was resolved on Saturday night by replacing the thrust vector control actuator.
The unmanned spaceship packs around 2,500 Kilogrammes of cargo which will be delivered to the space station by February 22, as per a SpaceX spokesperson.
Launchpad 39A is the same Launchpad from which Apollo 11 took off, carrying the first ever humans to reach the lunar surface.
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The mission holds even more significance as t..
Sennheiser Electronics India showcased its new range of advanced offerings for broadcasting applications at the 23rd International Conference and Exhibition on Terrestrial and Satellite Broadcasting- the Broadcast Engineering Society (BES) Expo 2017.
“With digital edge stepped in full audacity, Sennheiser brings in new standards of capturing 3D audio by showcasing products like EK 6042, MK4 D, MKE 440, KH 80, D6000, HD 200 and HD 280 PRO which will change the game of sound technology. Taking starring role will be the Ambeo VR Mic- an ambisonic microphone which allows you to capture your VR video/spherical 360 content,” said the company.
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The Broadcast Engineering Society (BES), established in 1987 is dedicated to promote the advancement, dissemination of knowledge and practice in the field of Broadcasting and related sciences at national and international level.
BES Expo in its 23rd edition, aims to provide an ap..
Today Microsoft and Flipkart announced a strategic partnership to provide consumers in India with a better online shopping service.
As a first step in the broad collaboration between the two companies, Flipkart will adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal announced the news today at an event in Bangalore.
“At Microsoft, we aim to empower every Indian and every Indian organisation with technology and key to this is forging strategic partnerships with innovative companies like Flipkart,” said Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft. “Combining Microsoft’s cloud platform and AI capabilities with Flipkart’s existing services and data assets, will enable Flipkart to accelerate its digital transformation in e-commerce and deliver new customer experiences.”
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Starting with computing infrastructure, Microsoft Az..
Lenovo-owned Moto is celebrating its 3-year anniversary of its presence in India and association with Flipkart by rolling out a bundle of offers for consumers.
During the Moto Days celebrations between February 20 and 21, consumers can choose from the entire range of Moto Smartphones including Moto Z, Moto Z Play, Moto M, Moto G Turbo Edition, Moto E Power, Moto E and Moto G (2nd Generation) and enjoy lucrative discounts and special exchange offers.
Along with offers, Moto is also offering 10% instant discount to IndusInd Bank credit card users.
During the two day celebration offer, consumer can also avail special exchange offers on recently launched Moto Z, Moto Z Play and Moto M and save up to Rs 20,000 on exchange of their old smartphone.
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1) Moto E Power
Price: Rs 7,499 (Flat Rs 500 off)
Moto E Power sports a 5-inch HD display that is smudge-resistant. The phone is powered by a 64-bit MT67..
With the Centre declaring February 21 to be celebrated as 'Matrubhasha Divas', e-commerce portal Amazon.in has launched the Matrubhasha Bookstore wherein book lovers and reading enthusiasts can lay their hands on a wide selection of books in Indian languages.
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Amazon India is offering great prices and discounts on their favourite vernacular titles, on February 20 and 21, to celebrate Matrubhumi Divas. This is aimed at promoting titles in regional languages and literature and also giving a boost to budding Indian authors and publishers.
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Users can get access to over one lakh books in eight language bookstores that include Hindi, Kannada, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati, Telugu and Malayalam.
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India's successful launch of putting a record 104 satellites into orbit is a wake-up call for China's commercial space industry which has a lot to learn from New Delhi's frugal space programme, a Chinese daily said on Monday.
The state-controlled Global Times, which last week commended India for the feat but also stressed China's superiority in the field, was in its Monday editorial all praise for India's economic launches of satellites.
The influential newspaper noted that the competition with India for commercial space launches cannot be ruled out.
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“India's successful launch of a record-breaking 104 satellites into orbit could serve as a wake-up call for China's commercial space industry and there are a number of lessons for the country to learn.”
The daily said what made India a fierce competitor in the global market for commercial rocket launch services was the ..
China has started to build a new-generation supercomputer that is expected to be 10 times faster than the current world champion, a media report said.
This year, China is aiming for breakthroughs in high-performance processors and other key technologies to build the world's first prototype exascale supercomputer, the Tianhe-3, said Meng Xiangfei, the director of application at the National Super Computer Tianjin Centre, on Monday.
The prototype is expected to be completed by 2018, the China Daily reported.
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“Exascale” means it will be capable of making a quintillion (1 followed by 18 zeros) calculations per second. That is at least 10 times faster than the world's current speed champ, the Sunway TaihuLight, China's first supercomputer to use domestically designed processors. That computer has a peak speed of 125 quadrillion (1 followed by 15 zeros) calculations per..
In a bid to bring awareness among the youth regarding the growing cyber attacks and cyberbullying, Delhi-based IT risk assessment and digital security services provider Lucideus on Monday launched a first-of-its-kind cyber security course. The cybersecurity firm Lucideus is currently securing the BHIM app of the government.
Titled Cyber Whiz Kids, the course will delve into topics like basics of computers, hardware and software, basics of networking and how computers communicate with each other, smartphones, basics of programming and the security of each one of them.
Students from class 8 can enroll for the month-long course of 26 Hours (12 classes and a two-hour exam) that will teach them how to securely create and manage their email inboxes along with a dedicated module on social media security.
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The course, starting from the first week of April, is priced at Rs 15,000 per student and will include lab practice, c..
An ex Uber engineer has recently brought to light a string of sexual harassment and discrimination incidents which took place inside the company, through a blog post on February 19.
Susan Fowler, through her post, mentions incidents wherein her seniors in the organisation repeatedly discriminated against the female employees of the company.
She mentions how during her first day in the team, she was openly propositioned for sex by her manager. As the manager was rated a ‘high performer’ in the company, the senior officials never took any action against him. They replied to her complaint declaring it as a ‘first offence’ and that it was “probably just an innocent mistake on his part.”
Susan later found out that other female co-workers had also gone through the same harassment by the manager and had been given the same reply by the seniority.
Such similar incidents were always ignored in the company, she mentions.
Fowler later had to shift to a new SRE team after such incidents were repor..