• ELECTRONICS
    Diamonds can be gen-next wonder material in electronics

    Can diamond, the hardest material on the Earth, be bent? The question that intrigued scientists for years, now has an answer in the affirmative thanks to nano-engineering, according to Subra Suresh, a former professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and one of the world’s top technologists. In one of his new cutting-edge research, Suresh […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Diamonds can be next wonder material in electronics

    In a series of experiments, the scientists demonstrated how synthetic diamond on a nanoscale can be bent up to a point, opening up completely new frontiers in electronics, microelectronics and nanoengineering. Representative image/Pixabay Can diamond, the hardest material on earth, be bent? The question that intrigued scientists for years, now has an answer in the […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Go grandmaster says computers ‘cannot be defeated’

    The only human ever to beat Google’s computer algorithm at the ancient Chinese strategy game Go decided to retire because he is convinced machines “cannot be defeated”, a report said Wednesday. South Korean Lee Se-Dol’s five-match showdown with Google’s artificial intelligence program AlphaGo in 2016 raised both the game’s profile and fears of computer intelligence’s […]

  • CLOTHING
    Digital ‘clothes’ could be the next big Instagram hit

    Hip Scandinavian fashion retailer Carlings knew it had to make a big impression when it launched its first online store in 2018 — years after most other apparel brands. Carlings has more than 200 physical stores in Norway, Finland and Sweden and is known for its wide range of jeans and casual clothes. When it […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    The Sun Can Release ‘Superflares’ Which Could Disrupt Electronics on Earth. Should You Be Worried?

    Superflares erupted from the Sun could disrupt electronics across the Earth, causing widespread black outs and shorting out communication satellites in orbit, scientists warn. Astronomers probing the edges of the Milky Way have in recent years observed superflares — huge bursts of energy from stars that can be seen from hundreds of light years away. […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Is The Global Economy Half The Apple It Used To Be?

    For the first firm to crack the trillion-dollar valuation ceiling, Apple’s performance is usually a bellwether of broader market confidence and conspicuous consumption among fawning technophiles. It should worry more than Apple investors that the usually reticent firm when it comes to company performance has warned the world of economic deceleration in “Greater China,” a […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Mobile apps may or may not be collecting your child’s data—but here’s why you should assume they are

    This week two democratic senators are calling on federal regulators to investigate if children’s apps are tracking their data. Senators Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut sent a letter on Wednesday to the Federal Trade Commission, writing they are concerned that numerous apps are potentially violating the law. Without explicit parental consent, it […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Apple Watch’s Time Travel Feature to Be Killed With watchOS 5

    Apple is saying goodbye to Time Travel — one of Apple Watch’s under-used features — with watchOS 5 this fall. According to an Apple Insider report, the Time Travel feature debuted as part of the watchOS 2 update. It lets users turn back (or forward) time to display certain information from a different date and time. It lets […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Apple Said to Be Planning New Low-Cost MacBook, Pro-Focused Mac Mini

    HIGHLIGHTS New laptop will look similar to the current MacBook Air It will include thinner bezels around the screen The display will be a higher-resolution “Retina” version Apple will release a new low-cost laptop and a professional-focused upgrade to the Mac mini desktop later this year, ending a drought of Mac computers that has limited sales […]