Mars copter succeeds in first flight

WASHINGTON: NASA successfully flew its tiny helicopter Ingenuity on Mars early yesterday, the first powered flight on another planet and a feat a top...

UAE to send rover to the Moon in 2022

DUBAI: Lunar exploration firm iSpace said yesterday it will transport a United Arab Emirates unmanned rover to the Moon next year, as the Gulf...

Hands-free: Monkey plays video game – with its brain

Elon Musk's startup devoted to meshing brains with computers was closer to its dream on Friday, having gotten a monkey to play video game...

NASA space copter ready for first Mars flight

The helicopter that NASA has placed on Mars could make its first flight over the Red Planet within two days after a successful initial...

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter dropped on Mars’ surface

WASHINGTON: NASA's Ingenuity mini-helicopter has been dropped on the surface of Mars in preparation for its first flight, the US space agency said. The...

Japan scientist given Nobel for LED lamp dies

TOKYO: Japanese Nobel laureate Isamu Akasaki, who won the physics prize for pioneering energy-efficient LED lighting - a weapon against global warming and poverty...

Microsoft wins $22bn US army contract for augmented reality gear

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft has won a Pentagon contract for augmented reality headgear for soldiers worth $21.88 billion over the next decade, the company and...

Google Maps to show more eco-friendly routes

Google on Tuesday said it will start showing users of its free Maps navigation service travel routes less damaging to the environment as just...

A new listening experience with Huawei FreeBuds 4i

By Islam Al-Sharaa KUWAIT: Huawei FreeBuds 4i is a pair of all-rounded earphones that are compatible with all Android smartphones. It has an elegant design...

WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Instagram down for many users

Facebook Inc's platforms including WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram were down for thousands of users on Friday, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com. Downdetector tracks outages by...

Planetary pact: China, Russia to launch lunar space station

MOSCOW: Russia and China unveiled plans for a joint lunar space station, as Moscow seeks to recapture the glory of its space pioneering days...

How beers and Vikings gave Bluetooth its name

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: One of the best-known modern technologies owes its name and logo to a Viking-era king with a bad tooth: a quarter century...

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