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Oct 13, 2017
Virgin Group's founder Richard Branson invests in super high-speed transportation systems Hyperloop OneBritish billionaire Richard Branson on Thursday placed another bet on the future with an investment in Hyperloop One.
Jun 22, 2017
Apple has selected Virgin Mobile USA to become the first iPhone-only networkUnder the deal with Apple, customers who buy a new or refurbished iPhone from Virgin or Apple will get up to one year of service for $1 a month, with service costing $50 per month after that.
Jun 09, 2017
UK billionaire Richard Branson presents petition before UN General Assembly to protect oceansVirgin Group founder Richard Branson presented a petition to the UN General Assembly, urging governments to protect at least 30 per cent of oceans by 2030.
Mar 21, 2017
Stephen Hawking has accepted an offer by Richard Branson to visit space aboard a Virgin Galactic shipHawking revealed that Richard Branson had offered Hawking a seat on board the Virgin Galactic, and Hawking had accepted the offer immediately.
Aug 02, 2016
Virgin Galactic granted Space Tourism Rocket operating LicenseRichard Branson’s space company, Virgin Galactic, has been granted an operating licence to fly its passenger rocket ship with the world's first paying space tourists aboard once final safety tests are completed, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Monday.
Jun 20, 2016
World's biggest plane by Paul Allen's space company nears debutA space launch company bankrolled by Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen intends to compete with space entrepreneurs and industry stalwarts by launching satellites into orbit from the world’s biggest airplane.
Jun 26, 2015
OneWeb sets record launch plan after $500 million fundingPrivately owned OneWeb announced what it called the world's largest commercial rocket deal on Thursday after raising $500 million from a group of global investors to support its plans to bring broadband to billions of people via satellite.
Apr 12, 2015
Flipkart teams up with Mumbai dabbawalas to navigate city streetsIndia's biggest e-commerce company, Flipkart, has tied up with Mumbai's lunchbox delivery men, famous for navigating cramped and confusing streets, as it tries to smooth the often difficult last stretch of its delivery to customers.
Jan 20, 2015
Largest-ever satellite network will provide high speed internet globallyA firm backed by Virgin and Qualcomm is planning to launch the world's largest-ever satellite network to provide high-speed Internet access around the world.
Nov 07, 2014
After Virgin Galactic crash, US space industry prepare for more scrutinyLast week's incidents have raised questions about the commercial space industry.