A billion dollars is the a record amount spent by Apple to no longer depend on China for 5G modems for smartphones. This is how much Apple paid to acquire Intel's smartphone modem division and break away from Qualcomm. The operation, which began last July, ended these days. Now Cupertino will have the opportunity to produce its own modems for the new generation of cell phones that will connect to 5G networks around the world.
After the decision - taken in the first months of this year - to move Read more [...]
About 30 Gigabits per second is the record speed of data transfer achieved by a group of researchers at the Japanese University of Osaka who succeeded in creating a new terahertz frequency radiation receiver that enables extremely rapid wireless data communication. The record 30-gigabit-per-second real-time transmission with no errors could pave the way for next-generation (6G) cellular network technology. The results of their research were published in Scientific Reports.
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Apps are now an integral part of our daily life, and have now become a phenomenon of pop culture as well as digital. Every day we use so many that it is even hard to track, and every day thousands of new ones arrive on the various stores. Like every year, Apple ranks the best applications, belonging to various categories - from productivity to multimedia to networking and entertainment, for its platform that appeared in the last 365 days.
IPhone app of the year: Specter Camera (Lux Optics)It Read more [...]
If you are looking for a way to plan for your company’s future well, then you need to have strategic money management skills. These skills are key to the development or growth of your company especially in the periods of uncertainty or transition. This is to say that strategic management skills are within a broad range and will depend mostly on the geography and the industry you are in.
So, if you are a strategic management professional, you should be objective and also have strong critical Read more [...]
Heliogen, a clean energy company supported by Bill Gates and Patrick Soon-Shiong, this week claimed it has achieved a breakthrough in concentrated solar energy that could replace the fossil fuels used in heavy-emissions processes such as making cement, steel, glass and petrochemicals.
Heliogen’s solar technology can now exceed temperatures greater than 1,000 degrees Celsius, and be sold commercially, the company says. One analysis called the development the first solar high-heat “oven” for Read more [...]
“They’re out there,” goes a saying about extraterrestrials. It would seem more likely to be true in light of a new study on planetary axis tilts.
Astrophysicists at the Georgia Institute of Technology modeled a theoretical twin of Earth into other star systems called binary systems because they have two stars. They concluded that 87% of exo-Earths one might find in binary systems should have axis tilts similarly steady to Earth’s, an important ingredient for climate stability that favors Read more [...]
It is a succession of worrying announcements for Android smartphone users. The latest vulnerability was revealed by Maddie Stone, Project Zero researcher, a Google team involved in hunting down the loopholes not yet known to developers (called zero day). The warning covers many models of mobile phones equipped with the Big G. operating system. The security of hundreds of millions of Android smartphones is at stake since this vulnerability can allow cyber criminals to gain full control of the Read more [...]
They used to be little more than buzzwords, but that's not the case anymore. Blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) have evolved into leading technologies that power innovation across almost every industry.
Artificial intelligence refers to machines that are built to perform intelligent tasks that have traditionally been accomplished by humans. Blockchain is a decentralized network of computers that records and stores data to display a chronological series of events on a transparent Read more [...]
Olympic Channel reveals the key physical features that helped make the Team USA swimmer Abbey Weitzeil qualify for her first Olympics by sweeping both the 50- and the 100-meter freestyles at the 2016 US Olympic trials.
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At the beginning of 2018, when blockchain and digital currency were the hottest topics of the moment, it took place a bit on the sly the largest domain name acquisition in the blockchain and digital currency industries.
Dai Yue, a domain name investor from China, revealed that in January of this year, he sold the domain name BTB.COM for 500 BTC to BitBrothers company. According to the average price of bitcoin (BTC) in January this year, the price reached 50,000,000 CNY or 7,800,000 USD. This Read more [...]
Cambridge, UK, Wednesday 24 January 2018 - Robotic technology is quietly transforming the world of agriculture. In this article, we describe how this market will plausibly grow to become a $45Bn industry by 2028. We will also demonstrate how diverse this emerging industry is in terms of forms, functions and fortunes.
For further information please refer to our report Agricultural Robots and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Markets, Players. This report develops a detailed roadmap of how robotic Read more [...]
London, 21 March 2017 - Search Furniture (www.searchfurniture.co.uk) a leading furniture search engine in UK launches its Rewards Program. Customers may earn Rewards through various activities like leaving a review of a product, leaving reviews of Search Furniture on other websites, completing surveys and questionnaires, referring friends and colleagues, joining contests. Rewards include gift codes, gift cards or vouchers, cash, and donations to charitable organisations.
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Warsaw, 8 March 2016 - The European wind industry will descend on Warsaw today to make the economic arguments for wind power in a market that faces increasing uncertainty.
The Wind Power Poland 2016 event is organised by the Polish Wind Energy Association and is supported by EWEA. GE and Vestas are headlining as the two event ambassadors.
Poland's wind market was one of the strongest performers last year - second only to Germany - installing a total of 1.3GW in new capacity as developers pushed Read more [...]
Paris, 3 December 2015 - National climate pledges in emerging markets and an ambitious deal in Paris could spark an export boom for the European wind industry.
China, India, Morocco, Brazil and Turkey are just a few of the countries that have made post-2020 national pledges on the deployment of wind energy in the coming years. In all 70 countries have identified wind as a key climate mitigation technology.
Giles Dickson, Chief Executive Officer of the European Wind Energy Association, said: Read more [...]
By Sport Nine Playing golf may seem easy and fun but it is actually not that easy. Many a times we have seen golfers like Tiger Woods swinging the ball from a far away distance into the hole, and we keep wondering how effortlessly they do it. It has taken them years of practice to master a swing like that. Someone trying a golf swing for the first time is bound to fail. Moreover, trying to hit the ball too hard with a lot of force may end up in a disaster with the player ending on the ground. Thus Read more [...]