• ELECTRONICS
    Embroidering electronics into the next generation of “smart” fabrics

    This article was originally published on The Conversation. Archaeology reveals that humans started wearing clothes some 170,000 years ago, very close to the second-to-last ice age. Even now, though, most modern humans wear clothes that are only barely different from those earliest garments. But that’s about to change as flexible electronics are increasingly woven into what are being […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Partnership to Launch Next Generation Electronics Recycling Company

    COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Recycling industry veterans Jill Vaské and Robert Houghton announced that they have together formed Sage Sustainable Electronics LLC (http://www.sageSE.com) in order to set new standards for electronics reuse and repurposing.  The pair previously founded Redemtech in 1998, a two-time Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader in IT Asset Disposition, leading the company until its […]

  • CLOTHING
    Clothing retailer Next to run first ever Black Friday sale

    Anyone who’s ever braved the Boxing Day sales will know that Next is THE place to be. And despite also being known for its summer sales too, East Midlands-based clothes giant Next hasn’t previously taken part in Black Friday. But now the firm has confirmed to Chronicle Live that it will launch discounts across fashion, home and […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Your next computer will be nearly twice as fast as existing PCs

    Computers may no longer be tech darlings now that everyone uses their smartphones to do basically everything, but they’re about to get really exciting again. About every two years, Intel introduces new processors that shape the computing industry and this year’s no different. Whereas the last two generations of chips were kinda like half steps in performance, […]

  • COMPUTERS
    The next revolution in computers is right around the corner

    The industry’s biggest players are working on quantum computing Getty ImagesIntel has acquired Mobileye, a maker of computer-vision chips.Digital devices are getting smaller and more powerful each day, and that trend hasn’t slowed because their components are constantly shrinking. Moore’s law, an observation of this phenomenon, shows that the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits (chips) doubles every […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Flipkart’s ‘Big 10’ sale begins next week, eyes 5-fold growth in transactions

    Flipkart’s ‘Big 10’ sale will offer deals on products across categories like fashion, smartphones, electronics, smart televisions and home decor. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint New Delhi: E-commerce major Flipkart expects to see a five-fold growth in transactions on its platform during its ‘Big 10’ sale that begins next week. The Big 10 sale, which is different […]

  • CLOTHING
    Amazon ‘ready to shake up UK clothing market’ with its own fashion label to take on M&S, Next and Boohoo

    Amazon could launch its own UK fashion label, according to industry reports The rumours are fuelled by Amazon’s recruitment of former Marks & Spencer big-hitters Frances Russell (ex-head of womenswear) and Karen Peacock (previously the high street chain’s head of design), as well as Primark’s menswear buying director, Glen George – who also once worked […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Apple’s Next Big Challenge: Making Siri Smarter

    HIGHLIGHTS Apple is set to announce a better Siri version at WWDC on Monday. Besides Siri, Apple Watch 2 and macOS are also to debut. As per reports, Siri will be open to devs now. Apple’s Siri made a big splash when the wisecracking digital assistant debuted on the iPhone five years ago. But as […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Upcoming Business Conference Helps Women Entrepreneurs Take the Next Step

    Women entrepreneurs face their own set of challenges and opportunities when starting businesses. But you don’t have to go at it alone. There are plenty of small business events where women entrepreneurs and others can learn from experts and network with like-minded business owners. And there’s one event in January of 2017 that’s specifically focused […]

  • The Next Great Business Opportunity Might Be on Mars (Watch)

    By now, you’ve likely heard that Elon Musk, CEO of rocket science company SpaceX, wants to build colonies on Mars. But what you might not know is that he wants to start those colonies by 2022. That may or may not be a realistic goal. But it’s certainly ambitious. And the company is making strides […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Wearable devices seen as next major platform by app developers

    Wearable computers like Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy Gear watch may not have caught fire yet, but that hasn’t stopped mobile game developers from rushing to create apps for the new devices, eager to seize what they hope is the next big moment in consumer technology.Niccolo DeMasi, the CEO of mobile games maker Glu […]