Microsoft Corporation launched a free evaluation version of Windows 10 Enterprise edition for 190 countries. The free-trial will be available for 90-day to check out the new Operating System (OS).
SALtA start-up in Philippines in July 2015 developed a lamp named SALt (Sustainable Alternative Lighting) that runs on a glass of water and two tablespoons of salt. The lamp is named after the company SALt that was founded by Aisa Mijeno and Raphael Mijeno.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 16 July 2015 successfully tested India’s first indigenously designed and developed High Thrust cryogenic rocket engine generating a nominal thrust of 19 tonnes at ISRO Propulsion Complex, Mahendragiri.
The report of ‘the A K Bhargava committee on Net Neutrality’ was released by the Department of Telecommunications. The six member committee was appointed in January 2015. Though the Committee unhesitatingly recommended for adherence of the core principles of Net Neutrality, it also suggested few exceptions in the interests of national security and businesses.
A team of scientists at CERN on 14 July 2015 announced discovery of the exotic subatomic particles pentaquarks which so far had existed in theory only. The discovery amounts to a new state of matter. It was made during ‘Large Hadron Collider beauty’ (LHCb) experiment at LHC in CERN, Geneva.
Union Minister of Civil Aviation P Ashok Gajapathi Raju on 13 July 2015 formally launched the GAGAN system (GPS AIDED GEO AUGMENTED NAVIGATION) in New Delhi. With this, India has become the fourth nation after the US, Europe and Japan to have inter-operable Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS). Also, GAGAN is the first SBAS system in the world to serve the equatorial region.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 10 July 2015 successfully launched five British satellites into space from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikotta. This was the heaviest commercial luggage carried by a PSLV rocket to date.