• HOME & GARDEN
    Are you ready for the home and garden show?

    CALGARY (660 NEWS) – It’s often said that kitchens and bathrooms sell homes. You can learn about the latest trends and maybe how to declutter your house at the Calgary Home & Garden Show. Show manager Micheline Picot said they have more than 550 exhibitors. “All kinds of different renovators, vast experts, kitchen renovators. You can […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Registration open for Spring Home & Garden Fair

    You can register now for the 2019 Spring Home & Garden Fair on a first-come, first-served basis. The best booth locations go fast, and acting quickly will ensure you will have the location that will work best for you. The Fair will be Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, at the Diamond Z arena at the Cross Hollows Event Center, which has room for 75 booth spaces, provides […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung to ditch plastic for eco-friendly materials in electronics packaging

    Environmentalists, rejoice! Your next Samsung Galaxy smartphone could come wrapped in a box that resembles an SUPW class project. According to a news release by Samsung, the Korean electronics company has decided to switch from plastic to sustainable materials for packaging its goods. This means you’ll no longer get to peel those transparent plastic covers off the new phone’s […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Goepel Electronics sees demand from suppliers for infotainment testing systems

    With the amount of electronics content increasing by leaps and bounds in passenger vehicles and vehicle owners clamouring for more, the future looks very promising for suppliers of electronics equipment and solutions.   German testing solutions provider Goepel Electronics, which is exhibiting its latest infotainment and network testing solutions for the automotive industry at SIAT […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Stranded In Airport For 7 Months, Syrian Man Is Granted Asylum In Canada

      Hassan al-Kontar, 37, left his home in Syria for the United Arab Emirates in 2006. For seven months, Hassan al-Kontar was trapped in air-conditioned purgatory. Stranded in Terminal 2 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, he slept under stairwells and lived off leftover chicken-and-rice dinners from AirAsia flights. He documented his daily life in video […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Snapdragon 8cx Is Qualcomm’s Latest Chip for Always-On, Always-Connected Windows 10 Machines

    Qualcomm, the biggest supplier of chips for mobile phones, on Thursday pushed further into the PC market with a line of chips designed to power business machines. Qualcomm’s “Snapdragon” processor chips historically have been at the heart of mobile phones like Alphabet’s Google Pixel phone and many Samsung Electronics Co devices. Over the past year, though, Qualcomm […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Electronics apologises for factory cancer cases

    Samsung Electronics apologised on Friday to workers who developed cancer after working at some of its factories, finally ending a decade-long dispute at the world’s top chipmaker. The father of a dead 22-year-old worker and the company’s co-president Kim Ki-nam signed a formal settlement agreement in Seoul as other disabled ex-employees looked on. “We sincerely […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Electronics apologises for factory cancer cases

    Agence France-Presse Samsung Electronics is the world’s biggest mobile phone manufacturer and chipmaker. Photo: Bloomberg Seoul: Samsung Electronics apologised on Friday to workers who developed cancer after working at some of its factories, finally ending a decade-long dispute at the world’s top chipmaker. The father of a dead 22-year-old worker and the company’s co-president Kim […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Apple’s Patent Hints at Plans for Water-Resistant Keyboards in Future MacBooks, iMacs

    Apple’s new MacBook Pro 2018 models HIGHLIGHTS Apple’s latest patent hints at water-resistant keyboard This new keyboard could be integrated into future iMacs, MacBook Apple’s new MacBook Pro comes with dust protection layer Apple has been granted a patent that could enable the Cupertino giant to make water-resistant keyboards for its upcoming iMacs and MacBook devices. […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Bharat Electronics corrects for 9th consecutive session, hits new 52-week low on Axis Capital downgrade

    State-owned defence company Bharat Electronics share price has been correcting for ninth consecutive session on Thursday amid government’s likely new pricing policy for defence orders which may limit margin. The stock corrected 23.7 percent in nine straight days to hit fresh 52-week low of Rs 89.70 despite positive management commentary on new pricing policy and after large […]