23 Nov 2019

1. These 22-year-old space tech enthusiasts have their eyes on the moon Starting off in May 2018, Pixxel claims to be building a constellation of earth-imaging small satellites that will be able to offer a unique dataset. This constellation of satellites will provide global coverage every 24 hours helping…

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09 Sep 2019

1. Singapore has become a fulcrum for India’s economic policies: S Jaishankar Around 20 percent of India’s investments came from Singapore and more than 9000 Indian companies were registered here, he noted. In 1992, India launched the India-Asian partnership and by 2005 “we” were members of the East Asia…

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03 Sep 2019

1. 3D printers on the final frontier: Made In Space is building satellites that build themselves In a nondescript building near Moffett Field, still undistracted by any VC funding, an 80-person company named Made In Space is building tools for the next generation of satellites and space exploration, including…

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02 Sep 2019

1. Meet Olli 2.0, a 3D-printed autonomous shuttle From afar, Olli resembles many of the “future is now!” electric autonomous shuttles that have popped up in recent years. The tall rectangular pod, with its wide-set headlights and expansive windows nestled between a rounded frame, gives the shuttle a friendly…

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29 Aug 2019

1. Autonomous air transport startup Elroy Air completes first flights of large cargo VTOL SF-based Elroy Air hopes to transform bulk air cargo shipping with its “Chaparral” vertical take-off and landing craft, the first version of which will be able to carry 250 pounds of cargo as far as…

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26 Aug 2019

1. Startup Tech Innovation Needs To Prioritise Inclusion, Says Ravi Shankar Prasad Speaking at a startup awards event organised by the Economic Times, the union minister for law & justice, communications, electronics and information technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Indian startups need to focus on creating and improving…

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21 Aug 2019

1. Chiplet designs lead the way in high performance computing For more than five decades, Moore’s Law has governed the pace of innovation in the semiconductor industry – driving evolution in the computing space from the early desktops and laptops to cloud computing and Internet of Things today. Every…

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08 Aug 2019

1. UPI usage soars, but Paytm share sinks Company cedes market share to Google Pay, PhonePe which registered around 300 million transactions each in July while Paytm clocked 140 million transactions. Paytm had around 16% share of the total UPI transactions of 822 million in July, while Google and…

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03 Aug 2019

1. Digitizing construction sites with Scaled Robotics Barcelona-based Scaled Robotics built a Wall-E doppelgänger to navigate around and build maps of construction sites by fusing images, video, and data captured by its robots. 2. Space startup aims to launch thousands of satellite ‘cell towers’ that connect to the average…

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01 Aug 2019

1. This AI-powered autocompletion software is Gmail’s Smart Compose for coders Over the past year, AI has seriously improved its ability to generate the written word. By scanning huge datasets of text, machine learning software can produce convincing samples of everything from short stories to song lyrics. Now, those…

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