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UK satellite to make movies from space

NEW DELHI Jan 16 (TNS):  A British satellite has gone into orbit on an Indian rocket to acquire full-colour, high-definition video of the surface...

Citizen scientists discover five tightly packed planets outside our solar system

MASSACHUSETTS, Jan 13 (TNS): Citizen scientists have discovered five tightly packed planets outside our solar system, nearly 620 light years from Earth, using data...

Man’s best friend goes high tech at gadget fest

LAS VEGAS Jan 13 (TNS): Technology is going to the dogs. And to cats and horses, for that matter, as high-end gadgetry showcased at...

Facebook edits feeds to bring less news, more sharing

LONDON Jan 13 (TNS): Facebook is changing what its users will see to highlight posts they are most likely to engage with and make...

China launches remote sensing satellites SuperView-1

TAIYUAN Jan 10 (TNS): China launched a pair of 0.5-meter high-resolution remote sensing satellites from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi...

New ’emotional’ robots aim to read human feelings

LAS VEGAS Jan 11 (TNS):  The robot called Forpheus does more than play a mean game of table tennis. It can read body language...

Careem service restored after temporary outage

KARACHI, Jan 09 (TNS): Ride-hailing app Careem's service was back up after suffering a temporary outage in Pakistan, it emerged on Tuesday. According to Careem...

OPPO holds a fun-filled F5 youth activity at University of Central Punjab

LAHORE Jan 08 (TNS): OPPO, the selfie expert and leader, held a campus activity for youth at Lahore’s renowned University of Central Punjab, a...

2017 saw 600pc hike in Facebook content restriction for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD Jan 03 (TNS):  Amidst a crackdown against online blasphemy, the government tightened its control over Facebook usage last year with 600 percent hike...

Google’s high altitude internet balloon crashes in Kenya

WASHINGTON Jan 02 (TNS): A high-altitude balloon that was launched by Google last year to provide high-speed Internet in the remote parts of the...

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