Technology Sector

India and Egypt to cooperate in Space

India and Egypt to cooperate in SpaceNew Delhi, Nov 19, 2008 - India and Egypt, once partners in developing Helwan HA-300 and Marut aircraft, will cooperate in "peaceful" ventures in outer space.

A Joint Communique issued at the end of three-day visit of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, released simultaneously here and in Cairo, said that the two countries signed five agreements to boost bilateral ties in trade, health, technical cooperation and security.

VI, CEO of Russian Technologies review global economic situation

Sergei Chemezov.Dubai, 18th Nov. 2008 -- Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received today CEO of Russian Technologies State Corporation Sergei Chemezov.

Sheikh Mohammed and his guest took stock of the global economic situation and the role of governments in anchoring national economies in line with a new long term approach based on balanced policy and capable of crafting a remedy to ills of the international financial order. To Work With Adobe To Work With AdobeIn a significant development, Adobe and Major League Baseball announced that they have signed an agreement for Major League Baseball to power all their video content, including the live MLB TV content that is wildly popular.

Space shuttle Endeavour closes in on International Space Station

International Space Station (ISS).Washington - Space shuttle Endeavour continued to enjoy a problem-free journey throught space Saturday on its way to link up with the International Space Station (ISS).

The shuttle is expected to rendezvous with the station around 0100 GMT on Sunday, 24 hours after takeoff from Cape Canaveral.

The shuttle's 15-day mission will include four spacewalks to repair joints that allow the station's solar panels to rotate toward the sun. Astronauts will also install a nitrogen tank, a global positioning system and a camera outside the ISS

Scientists discover mysterious microbe that plays important role in ocean ecology

ocean ecologyWashington, Nov 15 : Scientists have discovered an unusual microorganism in the sea that plays an important role in ocean ecology, and may force them to rethink their understanding of how carbon and nitrogen cycle through ocean ecosystems.

A research team led by Jonathan Zehr, a marine scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, characterized the new microbe by analyzing its genetic material, even though researchers have not been able to grow it in the laboratory.

World’s first-ever humanoid robot showcases its abilities in Malaysia

Malaysian boy accuses teacher of sexual abuseKuala Lumpur, Nov 15 : The world’s first-ever humanoid robot Asimo is showcasing its abilities in Malaysia during an ongoing road tour until Nov 30.

Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd has brought in Asimo, an acronym for Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility, which is capable to grip objects and recognise people.