• ELECTRONICS
    Salzer Electronics targets revenue of Rs 1,000 cr by 2021

    Salzer Electronics, engaged in manufacturing of wide range of electrical products, today said it is looking at 15 percent CAGR growth and intends to emerge as Rs 1,000 crore company by 2021, following global technology alliances and enhance the proportion of value-added products. “We expect Rs 430 crore turnover by FY 18, Rs 520 crore […]

  • CLOTHING
    A tour of five affordable factory clothing shops in Tongaat

    Being a woman comes at a price and although I do not particularly like venturing into the usually busy Tongaat central, I do look forward to my monthly shopping sprees where I sniff out excellent deals on clothing and accessories at affordable prices. I buy most of my shoes, casual clothing, formal wear and gym gear […]

  • COUPONS
    Thrifty thieves spotted stealing coupons out of newspapers

    A band of thieves went coupon-clipping — swiping bundles of newspapers from stores around Staten Island and then taking the discount vouchers out of them, police said Tuesday. The group of men first removed numerous copies of the Staten Island Advance — totaling $2,600 — from various businesses in the Todt Hill area between 2:15 […]

  • COMPUTERS
    The Age of Quantum Computers is upon us!

    The first electronic computer that was ever invented was the Turing Machine developed in 1936 which was a bulky device that had a size of a room and had very limited operations. By 1977 full-scale computers capable of complex computation and data processing started shipping in from companies including Apple and Commodore. In 1984 Mac […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Samsung Surpasses Intel to Become Top Chipmaker in Terms of Revenue

    HIGHLIGHTS Samsung has reached the top spot in the semiconductor business It has beaten Intel that held the top position for more than two decades Samsung said its semiconductor business recorded $7.2 billion in Q2 Intel’s more than two decade reign as king of the silicon-based semiconductor ended Thursday when Samsung Electronics surpassed the US manufacturer to become […]

  • COMPUTERS
    A quest for the mother of all computers

     Kevin Resch is searching for the Holy Grail of high technology in the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo. As the institute prepares to mark its 15th anniversary in November, Resch is the acting director — and part of an elite group of scientists working to bring the promise of quantum computers […]

  • COMPUTERS
    A quest for the mother of all computers

    Kevin Resch, acting director of the Institute for Quantum Computing, overlooks a light experiment in the quantum optics lab. – Vanessa Tignanelli,Record staff Martin Laforest, head of scientific outreach at the Institute for Quantum Computing, expects to see quantum supremacy within five years. – Vanessa Tignanelli,Record staff Martin Laforest, head of scientific outreach at IQC, […]

  • CLOTHING
    McDonald’s Wrappers Were Used in Every Item of Clothing at This Fashion Show

    As per now-annual tradition, fashion design students in Miami put on a show featuring garments made completely of McDonald’s wrappers and accoutrements. Some of the outfits are wackier than others. While in Florida, shouty chef Gordon Ramsay cooked up a Burmese python — yes, the giant snake — for an upcoming segment of his Fox variety show/competition, The F Word. Twitter […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Wasserman Schultz kept paying aide suspected of stealing House computers | 10 governors slam Obamacare ‘skinny repeal’

    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has not given a detailed explanation about why she continued to employ a former aide until she fired him on Tuesday — after he was arrested on bank-fraud charges while attempting to board a flight to Pakistan. McClatchy reports computer expert Imran Awan, who worked for congressional Democrats, was accused of stealing […]

  • ALL DEALS
    India kick-starts ‘mother of all underwater defence deals’

    HIGHLIGHTS 6 countries are in the fray to build six advanced stealth submarines for an estimated Rs 70,000 crore in collaboration with an Indian shipyard. This conventional submarine programme called Project-75 (India) is likely to be the first mega project under the new ‘strategic partnership’ policy. NEW DELHI: India has finally kick-started its “mother of […]