ISRO puts 31 satellites into Orbit
India's Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) and 30 foreign satellites were put into the orbit by ISRO on Thursday. HysIS is an earth observation satellite, whose heart is the optical imaging chip, designed and fabricated by ISRO. India has crossed the milestone of putting 250 foreign satellites into orbit - India has put 269 foreign satellites into orbit till date.
Million dollar Ad Fraud by 8 popular Android apps
Cheetah Mobile, a Chinese app company known for its popular apps like Clean Master and Battery Doctor and its subsidiary Kika Tech have been caught in an Android ad fraud scheme that stole millions of dollars from advertisers. According to app analytics firm Kochava, 7 Android apps developed by Cheetah Mobile and 1 from Kika Tech have been accused for falsely claiming the credits for driving the installation of new apps in order to claim a fee or bounty.
Google Lens 1.3 hints an AR Shopping feature
According to the buzz in the internet, it looks like Google Lens' developers are working on a AR Shopping feature for furniture. Certain text details reveal that the furniture can be previewed in our space say living room. Those pictures can even be shared. But this feature is not officially announced/confirmed by Google and its introduction in the app is a prediction as it was found in a APK teardown. So Google may or may not introduce this feature.
Volvo's self-driving trucks to transport limestone in a Norwegian Mine
In an agreement between Volvo Trucks and Norwegian mining company Brønnøy Kalk AS, six autonomous Volvo FH trucks will transport limestone over a five-kilometre stretch in a mine. It is Volvo Trucks' first commercial autonomous transport solution. Tests of this solution have been carried out successfully and will continue throughout 2018 to become fully operational by the end of 2019.
NASA InSight Lander lands on Mars
NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander has successfully touched down on the Red Planet. It was almost a seven-month, 300-million-mile (485-million-kilometer) journey from Earth. Its 2 year mission will be to study the deep interior of Mars to learn how all celestial bodies with rocky surfaces, including Earth and the Moon have been formed.