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Second SpaceShipTwo Construction Set To Go Ahead

11/04/2014, Virgin Galactic LLC intends to continue with the building of a second SpaceShipTwo, which might be interpreted by some as a never-give-up spirit, taking into consideration how the first SpaceShipTwo model crashed not too long ago last Friday, killing the...

Qantas And Virgin Australia Approve Use Of Phones On Flights

08/26/2014, I have always questioned the reason behind the claim that use of personal electronic devices during flight might interfere with the flight controls and communications itself, but surely them engineers know what they are doing prior to issuing such a...

Virgin America Picks Nexus 7 In Fleet Deployment

08/18/2014, Do tablets and planes actually mix well? If you are a passenger, then the answer would be yes, but if you happen to be the pilot or co-pilot, it might not be such a good idea after all. Still, here we are with word that Virgin America intends to bestow...

HTC Desire 816 Arrives On Virgin Mobile

08/12/2014, As mentioned yesterday, the HTC Desire 816 has launched over on Virgin Mobile today, where this particular smartphone ought to charm you into parting with $299.99 as you use this alongside Virgin Mobile’s Beyond Talk no-contract plans. It straddles the...

Virgin SpaceShip Two Achieves New Height Record

01/10/2014, Virgin’s SpaceShip Two has broken its fair share of records in the past, but this does not mean that the spacecraft is unable to shatter even more records right here, right now. No sir, the Virgin SpaceShip Two reusable space vehicle has managed to...

April Fools Compilation

04/01/2013, In the latest round of April fools, a number of high-profile companies have worked hard to make us smile at the office. We’ve selected our favorite gags of the day (with a tech twist obviously!) and while Google gets a commendation for being very...

Virgin Pure offers cleaner water with Strauss Water

05/30/2012, It is definitely a naming coup for Sir Richard Branson with his latest release, the Virgin Pure device that intends to alter the drinking habits of folks living in Britain, where the Virgin Strauss Water is said to deliver a range of counter-top purified...

Virgin Atlantic PlaneView provides virtual Upper Class Cabin tour

04/23/2012, The aviation industry did fall upon hard times, especially after 9/11 more than a decade ago, not to mention ever rising fuel costs, but this does not mean that everyone has decided to stop flying altogether. No sir, advances are still being made, and...

Virgin Media picks up Tube Wi-Fi contract

03/14/2012, Virgin Media emerged the victor in bidding for the Wi-Fi contract that will see 80 London Underground stations achieve Wi-Fi connectivity in time for the summer Olympics. This service will first be introduced to 80 stations by the time July rolls around,...

Virgin Oceanic to venture into new depths of business

04/05/2011, Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, the Virgin Group founder, has just mentioned that he intends to send ordinary folk like you and I to the deepest depths of the sea using an 18-foot submersible which is capable of descending to more than 35,000 feet....

Virgin Mobile introduces Android 2.2 to Samsung Intercept

02/16/2011, Virgin Mobile USA has some good news for its Samsung Intercept owners – they carrier will be rolling out their Android 2.2 Froyo update sometime early this spring, which could point towards March 25 thereabouts according to whispers on the ground....

Virgin Mobile lowers cap for ‘unlimited’ data plan

02/16/2011, You know how it is with mobile carriers – their unlimited data plan normally comes with an asterisk in its description, simply because you don’t get what you pay for, and the moment you hit a predetermined figure in your total data used, your...

Virgin Mobile to offer Samsung Intercept

09/30/2010, The Samsung Intercept which will be made available via Virgin Mobile (which is incidentally, the first Android device from Virgin Mobile), although we do not yet know when or how much the Intercept is going for. Well, it has already started to make an...