18 Jan 2021
Virgin Orbit sends 10 satellites to space with air-launched rocket
Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit launched 10 satellites into orbit on Sunday in a successful test of its key air-launched rocket.
09 Nov 2020
US: Virgin Hyperloop scripts history; completes first human passenger ride
Richard Branson-backed Virgin Hyperloop created history on Sunday after successfully completing the world's first human passenger ride in a hyperloop pod at its DevLoop test facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.
07 Mar 2020
SpaceX will launch its 'space taxi' next year: Details here
Last year, American space agency NASA confirmed the plan to open the International Space Station (ISS) for commercial activities like tourism.
28 Jun 2019
How Indian scammers stole $2 million using Bill Gates' quotes
Thanks to the Bitcoin boom, Indians have started recognizing the lucrative prospects of cryptocurrencies.
15 Jun 2019
Want world's largest plane? It "just" costs $400 million
Stratolaunch, the world's largest plane by wingspan, is up for sale for a whopping $400 million.
29 May 2019
MacKenzie Bezos to donate half her $35bn fortune to charity
MacKenzie Bezos (48), the ex-wife of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (55), has become the newest billionaire to sign The Giving Pledge - a philanthropy group of the world's wealthiest people.
08 May 2019
US 'sex slave' guru goes on trial: Details here
The trial of Keith Raniere, the leader of a suspected sex cult NXIVM (pronounced Nexium), began in New York on Tuesday.
01 Dec 2018
Virgin Galactic could send astronauts to space by Christmas
If all goes well for Virgin Galactic, the Richard Branson-owned company might end up sending people to space this year itself - by Christmas.
13 Oct 2018
Virgin Galactic's first manned spaceflight is just weeks away: Branson
Gear up, space tourists! Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is just weeks away from reaching space.
27 Aug 2018
This plane runs on bio-fuel made by 500 families
In a first-of-its-kind experiment for India, SpiceJet flew India's first biofuel-powered flight from Dehradun today morning.
13 Jul 2018
You can soon go to space for $200,000: Details here
Commercial space travel just moved one step closer to reality.
14 Jun 2018
Bill Gates' $1bn-fund makes first investment in energy storage startups
Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), the $1 billion fund launched by millionaires Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Ma, Mukesh Ambani, and George Soros in 2016 to create new energy technologies and fight climate change, is finally making its first investment.
15 May 2018
Mumbai-Pune journey through the hyperloop? Might be possible soon!
If British billionaire Richard Branson had his way, Indians would soon be making a Mumbai-Pune journey in sci-fi mode: through a high-speed hyperloop.
14 Mar 2018
6 things you probably didn't know about Stephen Hawking
Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking died today at his Cambridge home. He was 76.
19 Feb 2018
Mumbai to Pune in 20mins: Hyperloop will make this happen
Soon, the travel time between Mumbai and Pune will be cut down to just 20 minutes from the current three hours. This would be made possible by building a hyperloop transportation system.
18 Feb 2018
PM Modi inaugurates Global Investors' Summit in Maharashtra
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Global Investors' Summit at the 'Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018' conference at the MMRDA grounds in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla complex.
29 Oct 2017
Obama's retirement plan: Might appear for jury duty in Illinois
Former US President Barack Obama has reportedly been summoned for jury duty in Cook County, Illinois. According to a court official, Obama does plan on serving.
14 Mar 2017
Obamas book to be published worldwide
Sources said that the upcoming books by Barack and Michelle Obama, would be launched globally. However, the book titles and dates have not been made public yet.
01 Mar 2017
Obamas sign book deal with Penguin worth $60m
Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have signed a two-book deal with Penguin Random House.
08 Feb 2017
Recently retired Obama takes Caribbean vacation, learns kite-surfing
We've all been wondering what former US President Barack Obama's been up to since Donald Trump took office.
11 Jan 2017
Barack Obama bids adieu to presidency with his farewell speech
The 44th President of USA gave his farewell speech in Chicago and began by saying "it was good to be home".
20 Dec 2016
SoftBank chief pumps $1 billion into space start-up
SoftBank's chief executive Masayoshi Son has invested $1.2 billion into the satellite broadband start-up OneWeb, according to reports.
27 Aug 2016
Virgin CEO Richard Branson survives a bike crash
British tycoon Richard Branson suffered face injuries in a bike accident in the British Virgin Islands.