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November 13, Google Doodle: Philae, The ‘Happy Lander’

November 13, 2014 2:12 pm1 comment
Philaes Sci Instruments

“Philae is on the surface and doing a marvellous job, working very well and we can say we have a very happy lander,” says Paolo Ferri, ESA’s Head of Mission Operations at ESOC today. During the second lander-orbiter communication slot, which ran from 06:01 UTC / 07:01 CET until 09:58 […]

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Google offers 1Gbps fibre to businesses

1:16 pm1 comment
Google Toronto

Google Inc said it is offering early access to its super-fast fiber-optic network for small businesses in certain areas in Kansas City, Kansas. The search giant currently provides its Fiber service at a rate of up to $120 a month in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Fiber delivers internet speeds […]

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BMW plans selling electric-powered i3 in SA

September 3, 2014 6:34 am1 comment
BMW plans selling electric-powered i3 in SA

Automaker BMW plans to sell its electricity-powered i3 in South Africa next year. The BMW i3 features a passenger cell made from carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) and ‘eDrive’ technology that enables it to be driven on electric power alone with a range of 130 to 160 kilometres. The vehicle, which is […]

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