Mars rover

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover breaks driving distance record

NASA announced today that its Opportunity Mars rover has beat the off-Earth roving distance record previously held by the Soviet Union’s Lunokhod 2 rover after driving 25 miles. The Opportunity Mars landed on the planet back in 2004.

What to Think

What to Think, ep. 12: MobileBeat and more

VentureBeat’s seventh annual MobileBeat event just wrapped up, and we brought VB’s mobile expert Devindra Hardawar into the studio to tell us what the mobile tech industry is all hot and bothered about.