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NASA Probes Set to Smash into Moon

NASA Probes Set to Smash into Moon

Friday, December 14, 2012 10:23

NASA will smash two tiny probes into the Moon on Monday after they spent months gathering data from orbit miles above the lunar surface, the US space agency said Thursday. [caption id="attachment_28055" align="alignright" width="281"] Moon[/caption] "We're not expecting a ...

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RIM Outlines Programme for Enterprise Clients to Adopt BB10

RIM Outlines Programme for Enterprise Clients to Adopt BB10

Friday, December 7, 2012 11:36

Research In Motion outlined a step-by-step programme on Thursday to help its large base of enterprise clients transition across to its soon to be launched new BlackBerry 10 platform. [caption id="attachment_27944" align="alignnone" width="450"] BlackBerry 10[/caption] RIM is betting ...

NASA Aims to Launch Mars Rover Twin in 2020

NASA Aims to Launch Mars Rover Twin in 2020

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 9:41

NASA plans to follow-up its Mars rover Curiosity mission with a duplicate rover that could collect and store samples for return to Earth, the agency's lead scientist said on Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_27862" align="alignright" width="292"] Mars Rover[/caption]...

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Federal Board of Revenue All Google Adsense Payments Can be Taxed

Federal Board of Revenue All Google Adsense Payments Can be Taxed

Friday, November 30, 2012 11:14

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), authority responsible for taxing businesses and individuals in Pakistan, is seeking ways to tax internet giant Google, on the revenue generated through its business in Pakistan, reported The News citing unnamed sources. [caption id="attachment_27810" align="alignnone" width="497"]...

Japan Mobile Phone will Monitor Skin Condition

Japan Mobile Phone will Monitor Skin Condition

Friday, November 30, 2012 9:13

A mobile phone that monitors the user's skin condition, checking for blemishes and colour, was unveiled in beauty-conscious Japan on Thursday. The "Hada Memori" (skin memory) programme allows women to keep tabs on their complexion and track changes over time by storing records in the cloud. [caption id="attachment_27791" align="alignright" ...

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Apple and HTC Settle Global Patent Battle

Apple and HTC Settle Global Patent Battle

Monday, November 12, 2012 9:33

Apple Inc and HTC Corp announced on Saturday a global patent settlement and 10-year licensing agreement that ends one of the first major conflagrations of the smartphone patent wars. [caption id="attachment_27358" align="alignnone" width="468"] HTC[/caption] Apple sued HTC in 2010, accusing ...

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Apple Sells 3 Million iPads over First Weekend

Apple Sells 3 Million iPads over First Weekend

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 9:38

Apple Inc sold 3 million of its new iPads in the first three days the tablet computers were available, driving optimism for a strong holiday quarter despite intensifying competition. [caption id="attachment_27267" align="alignright" width="328"] Apple[/caption] Sales of the 7.9-inch iPad ...

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Apple Wades into Uncharted Territory With Smaller iPad

Apple Wades into Uncharted Territory With Smaller iPad

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 11:52

Apple unveiled a smaller version of the iPad on Tuesday, venturing into the market for smaller tablet computers dominated by Amazon, Google, and Samsung. “This is iPad mini,” Apple’s senior vice president ...

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SpaceX Makes First Supply Launch to ISS

SpaceX Makes First Supply Launch to ISS

Monday, October 8, 2012 10:02

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off Sunday, launching the cargo-laden Dragon capsule into Earth's orbit on its way to the International Space Station for NASA's first privately-run supply mission. [caption id="attachment_26757" align="alignnone" width="468"] NASA[/caption] The SpaceX craft, carrying around 1,000 ...

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Smartphones Control Smart Homes at Asia Tech Fair

Smartphones Control Smart Homes at Asia Tech Fair

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 8:42

Homes where every device is linked up and can be controlled by smartphone were touted in Japan on Tuesday when Asia's biggest tech fair threw open its doors. [caption id="attachment_26616" align="alignnone" width="468"] Smartphones[/caption] Manufacturers said more and more items -- ...

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