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2019 Sep 20Gadgets & Electronics
Facebook unveils new Portal video chat, TV streaming devices
Sharjah24 – Reuters: Facebook Inc unveiled new models of its Portal video chatting devices on Wednesday (September 18), making the company's first foray into TV streaming hardware but offering a limited selection of subscription services.
2019 Sep 18Gadgets & Electronics
Police test 'Spider-Man' lasso device as alternative to Taser
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by police with Tasers, the makers of a new hand-held restraining device are hoping to change policing by providing what they say is a safe and pain free alternative to electroshocking and other techniques used by police restrain or stun would-be suspects.
- 2019 Sep 11Gadgets & Electronics
2019 Sep 10Gadgets & Electronics
India's moon mission locates landing craft, no communication yet
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: India has located the spacecraft it was trying to land on the moon but has not been able to establish communication with it yet, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Tuesday.
2019 Sep 08Gadgets & Electronics
India loses contact with spacecraft on mission to the moon
Sharjah24 – Reuters: The Indian space agency lost communication with its Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission during its descent to the moon's surface in the early hours of Saturday (September 7), the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation said, in a setback to the nation's ambitious plan to land an unmanned probe near the south pole of the moon.
2019 Sep 05Gadgets & Electronics
Samsung to launch foldable smartphone after major delay
Sharjah24 – AFP: Tech giant Samsung has said it will launch its hotly anticipated first foldable smartphone on Friday, months after faulty screens forced an embarrassing delay of its release.
- 2019 Sep 04Gadgets & Electronics
2019 Sep 04Gadgets & Electronics
ESA re-routes satellite to avoid SpaceX collision risk
Sharjah24 – AFP: The European Space Agency said Tuesday it had altered the trajectory of one of its observation satellites to avoid a possible collision with a craft operated by Elon Musk's SpaceX.
2019 Aug 29Gadgets & Electronics
AI enables play and discovery for the visually-impaired
Sharjah24 – Reuters: When a blind 13-year-old Matthew Shifrin built a LEGO model by himself for the first time, he realised he needed to help other blind children do the same.
2019 Aug 27Gadgets & Electronics
Spacecraft carrying Russian humanoid robot docks at ISS
Sharjah24 – AFP: An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit successfully docked at the International Space Station on Tuesday, following a failed attempt over the weekend, Moscow's space agency said.