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  • Astro Digital launched its first imaging satellites

    Astro Digital launched its first imaging satellites

    With the satellite launch earlier today Astro Digital has sent its first shot across the bow at its competitors in the earth imaging and analysis market. The new satellites will join their celestial counterparts at a position 600 kilometers above the earth in a synchronous orbit. The company expects the satellites to be aloft for a bit more than 5 years. Read More

  • Astro lets you manage your inbox from Slack, check email hands-free with Alexa

    Astro lets you manage your inbox from Slack, check email hands-free with Alexa

    Astro is today rolling out a new bot that merges Slack and email. The bot will allow you to receive your most critical emails within Slack, write and respond to emails using Slack usernames, as well as share important emails – and their attachments – into Slack private messages or channels, among other things. The bot is an expansion on Astro’s previously launched email… Read More

  • Astro raises an $8 million Series A for its AI-powered email solution for teams

    Astro raises an $8 million Series A for its AI-powered email solution for teams

    On the surface, Astro, launching its public beta today, is a nifty but not completely necessary email client that combines machine intelligence and a bot interface to improve workflows and increase the signal to noise ratio of mail for power users. But the real story is that the startup, backed with a new $8 million Series A led by Redpoint, is gearing up to pitch enterprises on… Read More

  • Astro Digital Releases Platform For Anyone To Analyze Satellite Imagery

    Astro Digital Releases Platform For Anyone To Analyze Satellite Imagery

    Astro Digital, a satellite imaging and imagery analysis company, released the newest version of their image processing software today. Anyone can access their software, for free, and retrieve satellite imagery of any area on Earth. The company also offers an API that developers can use to incorporate satellite data into their products. The software itself compiles global satellite imagery… Read More

  • Japan Launches Observatory To Study Black Holes And Dying Stars

    Japan Launches Observatory To Study Black Holes And Dying Stars

    This week the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched a new space observatory designed to study black holes, dying stars and the history of galaxy clusters. The X-ray Astronomy Satellite, known as ASTRO-H, will be able to detect X-rays more than 10 times fainter than its telescope predecessor, Suzaku. ASTRO-H was launched on the Japanese launch vehicle H-IIA from… Read More

  • Asian TV Conglomerate Astro Signs On To Trapit’s Personalization Platform, Invests $1.9M

    Asian TV Conglomerate Astro Signs On To Trapit’s Personalization Platform, Invests $1.9M

    Trapit is announcing its platform ambitions today, saying it wants to power a broad range of content recommendation apps. And it’s revealing the first big partner, namely Astro, the leading satellite TV provider in Malaysia. Trapit is based on the same artificial intelligence technology as Apple’s Siri, using it  in this case to recommend content (via its web and iPad apps)… Read More

  • Bag Week Reviews: Astro Scout Gaming Backpack


    Short Version: This is a gaming backpack. Do you need a gaming backpack? Well, do you often move your Xbox or Playstation? If so, you need this gaming backpack. Trust me. Read More

  • Astro Gaming named official headset of MLG

    ASTRO Gaming announced today that for the third year in a row, they have been selected as the official licensed headset for Major League Gaming. The MLG selected the A40 audio system this year, which is ASTRO’s top of the line unit with some very unique features. Read More

  • Track your hunting dog with the Garmin GPS Dog Collar

    If you are an avid hunter that uses hunting dogs the DC 300 GPS dog tracking Collar from Garmin might be the new toy your looking for. You simply attach the collar to your dog and it communicates with your (if you happen to have one) Astro 220. The device tells you your dog’s position ever 5 seconds for 17 hours. You can improve the battery life by setting it to broadcast every 30… Read More