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#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Nokia TV, Echo Input Portable, Android flaw, and more

08 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Nokia TV, Echo Input Portable, Android flaw, and more

In the first week of December, we saw some big developments in consumer tech, thanks to the launch of a Nokia-branded TV and Amazon's first wireless Echo smart speaker.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Shanmuga Subramanian explains how he found Vikram's crash site

03 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Shanmuga Subramanian explains how he found Vikram's crash site

Earlier today, NASA announced it has located the crash site and debris of India's long-lost Vikram Lander.

Meet Shanmuga Subramanian, the techie who found Vikram on Moon

03 Dec 2019

Meet Shanmuga Subramanian, the techie who found Vikram on Moon

On December 3, India woke up to the news of Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 being discovered on the Moon.

NASA finds Chandrayaan-2 lander's crash site with Chennai engineer's help

03 Dec 2019

NASA finds Chandrayaan-2 lander's crash site with Chennai engineer's help

Almost three months after the Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander crashed on the moon, NASA has found the lander's debris on the lunar surface.

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram hard-landed fairly close to the targeted site

21 Nov 2019

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram hard-landed fairly close to the targeted site

After failing to soft-land on the Moon in its first try, ISRO is said to be gearing up for Chandrayaan-3, another Lander-based lunar mission.

Chandrayaan-2 captures Moon's surface in 3D: Details here

14 Nov 2019

Chandrayaan-2 captures Moon's surface in 3D: Details here

Despite the failure of Vikram Lander, the Orbiter of Chandrayaan-2, India's second Moon mission, is doing its job to perfection.

Chandrayaan-3: ISRO to re-attempt Moon landing- Details here

14 Nov 2019

Chandrayaan-3: ISRO to re-attempt Moon landing- Details here

After failing in its first attempt to land on the south pole of the Moon, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is gearing up for a do-over- with the Chandrayaan-3 mission.

NASA orbiter fails to locate Vikram Lander, again

23 Oct 2019

NASA orbiter fails to locate Vikram Lander, again

NASA's second attempt to locate India's Vikram Lander on the Moon's surface has gone in vain.

Chandrayaan-2 captures Moon's surface in full glow: Pics here

18 Oct 2019

Chandrayaan-2 captures Moon's surface in full glow: Pics here

Just a few days after taking a close look at lunar craters, Chandrayaan-2 has released another mind-blowing shot of the Moon.

NASA's Moon Orbiter tries to locate Vikram Lander, again

15 Oct 2019

NASA's Moon Orbiter tries to locate Vikram Lander, again

After failing to locate Vikram Lander last month, NASA has conducted another flyby of the Chandrayaan-2 landing site to help ISRO find the silent contraption and assess its condition.

Chandrayaan-2 takes close look at Moon, transmits high-resolution images

05 Oct 2019

Chandrayaan-2 takes close look at Moon, transmits high-resolution images

Despite the silence of Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2, the Orbiter element of the mission is doing its job to perfection.

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter studying lunar surface as Vikram remains silent

04 Oct 2019

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter studying lunar surface as Vikram remains silent

As the Vikram Lander of Chandryaan-2 remains mum in lunar darkness, the Indian Space Research Organization is using the Orbiter element of the mission to study the surface of the moon.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: OnePlus TV, Amazon's smart ring, Facebook's 'mind-reading' wristband, more

29 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: OnePlus TV, Amazon's smart ring, Facebook's 'mind-reading' wristband, more

The last week of September was full of hardware launches and interesting feature upgrades from leading tech giants.

NASA says Vikram had a hard landing, releases site photos

27 Sep 2019

NASA says Vikram had a hard landing, releases site photos

Days after lunar night fell upon Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander, NASA has given some insight into the whole situation.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Vikram Lander update, Google for India, OnePlus TV, more

22 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Vikram Lander update, Google for India, OnePlus TV, more

The third week of September was a tad quiet but did witness some interesting launches, including that of Motorola's first-ever line of TVs.

No communication with Vikram Lander, says ISRO chief

21 Sep 2019

No communication with Vikram Lander, says ISRO chief

K Sivan, the Chairman of Indian Space Research Organization, has confirmed that the space agency hasn't been able to establish contact with the Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2.

NASA's Moon orbiter will capture Vikram Lander's photographs tomorrow

16 Sep 2019

NASA's Moon orbiter will capture Vikram Lander's photographs tomorrow

As the silence of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander continues to keep billions of Indians on edge, NASA is gearing up to offer some help.

NASA to help ISRO in capturing "lost" Vikram Lander's photographs

13 Sep 2019

NASA to help ISRO in capturing "lost" Vikram Lander's photographs

Days after ISRO's Vikram Lander went silent and descended to an unknown fate on the Moon, NASA has joined the efforts to help the space agency establish contact with the robotic contraption.

Kumaraswamy blames PM Modi for bringing 'bad luck' to Chandrayaan-2

13 Sep 2019

Kumaraswamy blames PM Modi for bringing 'bad luck' to Chandrayaan-2

Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy stoked controversy on Thursday by blaming Prime Minister Modi for bringing "bad luck" to the scientists of Indian Space Research Organization.

Vikram Lander was 400-meters away from Moon before losing contact

12 Sep 2019

Vikram Lander was 400-meters away from Moon before losing contact

As ISRO races against time to make contact with the Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2, a report has revealed that the robotic contraption was much closer to its destination before losing communications.

Here's why Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander isn't responding

09 Sep 2019

Here's why Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander isn't responding

More than two days after attempting a lunar landing, the Vikram Lander of India's Chandrayaan-2 remains silent.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Chandrayaan-2, Jio Fiber, Facebook number leak, and more

08 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Chandrayaan-2, Jio Fiber, Facebook number leak, and more

The first week of September was full of action for technology enthusiasts.

ISRO will contact Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander for next 14 days

08 Sep 2019

ISRO will contact Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander for next 14 days

Hours after Chandrayaan-2 Lander went silent during descent on the Moon, K Sivan, the Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, has said that their scientists have not given up hope on the mission.

Chandrayaan-2 mission a huge step forward for India: US

08 Sep 2019

Chandrayaan-2 mission a huge step forward for India: US

A day after India's ambitious mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2 failed to complete landing on the lunar surface, the United States has congratulated and supported India on its efforts.

This Tamil Nadu college supplied 3 components for Chandrayaan-2

07 Sep 2019

This Tamil Nadu college supplied 3 components for Chandrayaan-2

It was a historic day as thousands tuned in to watch the Chandrayaan-2 landing on the moon live at 2 am on Saturday.

#Chandrayaan2: Bollywood lauds ISRO's efforts, says "We're proud of you"

07 Sep 2019

#Chandrayaan2: Bollywood lauds ISRO's efforts, says "We're proud of you"

Last night, the nation witnessed a heartbreaking moment after Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 lost communication with ISRO's ground station.