Two Galileo GPS satellites launched in wrong orbit

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By John Ribeiro, IDG News Service | August 25th, 2014 The satellites were launched Friday aboard a Soyuz ST rocket. Two satellites that are intended to form part of the European Galileo satellite navigation system went astray from their intended orbit after launch from French Guiana on Friday, satellite launch company Arianespace said. Galileo is…

Microsoft offers custom Windows OS to all first generation Intel Galileo owners

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By Agam Shah, IDG News Service | August 18th, 2014 The company says it is committed to supporting the second generation as well. Microsoft is encouraging more hardware hackers to develop Windows-based smart devices and appliances with expanded availability of a preview OS to all owners of Intel’s Galileo board. The software company has provided…