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India loses contact with spacecraft during historic moon landing attempt

India loses contact with spacecraft during historic moon landing attempt

India’s attempt to become the first nation to soft land a robotic spacecraft at the moon’s South Pole, an unexplored region, has ended in failure, the space agency said Saturday. Less than two miles above the lunar surface, the Vikram lander (named after Vikram Sarabhai, the father of India’s space program) lost communications with the…
India loses communication with lunar lander shortly before scheduled landing on the Moon

India loses communication with lunar lander shortly before scheduled landing on the Moon

What was supposed to be India’s first soft landing on the Moon today appeared to end in failure when the country’s robotic Vikram lander seemingly crashed into the lunar surface during its powered descent to the ground. If it had been successful, India would have become the fourth country to land a spacecraft intact on…
Facebook loses Oculus executive who led its mobile VR efforts – Engadget

Facebook loses Oculus executive who led its mobile VR efforts – Engadget

Cohen joined Oculus as VP of mobile just a few weeks before Facebook's acquisition and headed up several projects over the years. He led the Gear VR program and Oculus' Samsung partnership, and he also led the development of the standalone Oculus Go VR headset. In addition, he started the Oculus Quest program, which spawned…
Halo Infinite loses veteran creative director – Polygon

Halo Infinite loses veteran creative director – Polygon

Halo Infinite’s creative director was reassigned off that team, reports Kotaku, in a leadership shakeup coming about a year before the game’s planned launch. Tim Longo, who was creative director for 2015’s Halo 5: Guardians, was reassigned to another role within 343 Industries last week, and this week left the studio altogether. Microsoft confirmed the…
Ajit Pai loses another court case as judges overturn 5G deregulation

Ajit Pai loses another court case as judges overturn 5G deregulation

Deregulation rejected — Pai tried to kill environmental and historic-preservation review of small cells. Jon Brodkin - Aug 9, 2019 8:45 pm UTC Getty Images | Marilyn NievesOne of Ajit Pai's attempts to eliminate regulation of 5G deployment has been overturned by federal judges. The Federal Communications Commission last year approved an order that "exempted…
Dish loses more satellite TV customers as it embarks on a 5G mobile future

Dish loses more satellite TV customers as it embarks on a 5G mobile future

Days after outlining how it plans to rise from out of nowhere as a major wireless provider in the United States and launch 5G service by the end of next year, Dish today reported its second quarter earnings — and they’re another reminder of exactly why the satellite TV provider is morphing into a mobile…
AT&T loses nearly 1 million TV customers after raising DirecTV prices

AT&T loses nearly 1 million TV customers after raising DirecTV prices

TV losses at AT&T — Price increases helped drive 946,000 customers away from AT&T. Jon Brodkin - Jul 25, 2019 6:30 pm UTC Getty Images | AurichAT&T lost 946,000 TV subscribers in Q2 2019, a loss that the company attributed to price increases, competition, and other factors. AT&T reported a net loss of 778,000 subscribers…
Tesla loses $408 million in Q2 2019

Tesla loses $408 million in Q2 2019

ouch — At least the losses aren't as bad as Q1 2019. Jonathan M. Gitlin - Jul 24, 2019 9:59 pm UTC Enlarge / Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., speaks during an unveiling event for the Tesla Model Y crossover electric vehicle in Hawthorne, California, U.S., on Friday, March 15,…
Uber loses Arianna Huffington and Benchmark’s Matt Cohler as board members

Uber loses Arianna Huffington and Benchmark’s Matt Cohler as board members

Uber has lost two of its board members today. Arianna Huffington, CEO at Thrive Global, and Benchmark General Partner Matt Cohler‘s resignations from the board went into effect today, according to two Uber filings with the SEC. “Given Thrive’s growth, it has become clear to me that I will no longer be able to give…
Boeing loses big order for 737 Max aircraft

Boeing loses big order for 737 Max aircraft

Image copyright Getty Images Flyadeal, the low-cost Saudi Arabian airline, has cancelled an order for 30 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.The decision follows the crashes of two 737 Max jets, the first in Indonesia in October followed by one in Ethiopia in March, which killed 346 people.Since then the aircraft has been grounded and Boeing has…

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