Apple Plans to Launch 3 iPhone Models in 2019, Including an LCD-Based iPhone XR Successor

Apple reportedly plans to introduce three iPhone models this year, including a follow-up to the company’s much debated iPhone XR. The other two iPhone models will be the direct successors to the iPhone XS₹ 94,045 and iPhone XS Max₹ 103,549 phones, revealed a report. The Cupertino-based company is said to be bringing new camera features to the upcoming iPhoneRead More

Hubble Space Telescope’s Camera Shuts Down Due to a Malfunction

Operations on one of the Hubble Space Telescope’s most important instruments were suspended Tuesday as NASA investigates a hardware malfunction with the instrument. Tom Brown, the Hubble mission head at the Space Telescope Science Institute, said the glitch affects the optical and ultraviolet channels on Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3. This camera, which was installed during aRead More

ISRO Says Chandrayaan-2 Launch Delayed, New Date Not Yet Confirmed

India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 that was to be launched on Thursday with a lander and rover got delayed again, officials said on Thursday. “The next launch date of Chandrayaan-2 has not been confirmed yet,” a spokesman of the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) told IANS in Bemgaluru. This is the second time the space agency deferred theRead More

Google Being Investigated by Turkey’s Competition Authority

Turkey’s competition authority said on Monday it had launched an investigation into whether internet search engine Google broke competition law with algorithms it uses for searches and to target advertisements. The probe follows a complaint that Alphabet’s Googleunit had “abused its dominant position and made the efforts of other companies difficult”, the authority said. The investigationRead More

AMS Links Up With China’s Face++ for Android Facial Recognition

Austrian sensor specialist AMS is to team up with Chinese software manufacturer Face++ to produce new 3D facial recognition features for smartphones, boosting its shares more than 10 percent on Monday. AMS already provides Apple with optical sensors for 3D facial recognition features on its newest iPhones. Lower than expected demand for these phones, especially in China, hasRead More