Emerging Tech

Small country, big dreams: Israel’s tiny spacecraft posts a selfie from orbit

Selfie image from Beresheet, taken 37,600 kilometers (23,400 miles) from Earth SpaceIL Curiosity and InSight aren’t the only spacefaring crafts snapping selfies — Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft shared an image of itself floating far above the Earth this week. The first privately funded mission to the moon was launched by the Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL at the […]

Mobile

Amazon prepares to launch Echo and Alexa in Mexico, its first localized Latin American country

Amazon has announced that Alexa will soon speak Mexican Spanish, as the company prepares to localize its smart virtual assistant for its first Latin American market. As of today, the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK)  — a set of self-service APIs and tools for adding skills to Alexa — is available for developers to begin building voice-enabled features […]