• ELECTRONICS
    Computer Models Simplify the Synthesis of Organic Electronics

    Organic electronics could change the electronics industry  with their high cost-efficiencies and versatility compared with more commonly used inorganic electronics. For example, their flexibility could let companies print them like paper or put them into clothing to power wearable electronics. However, they have failed to gain much industry traction due to the difficulty of controlling […]

  • CLOTHING
    If Rental Is the Future of Clothing, This Woman-Led Company Will Power How We All Dress

    It’s 2019, and Christine Hunsicker finally admits that her company, Gwynnie Bee, was a massive experiment. The company, which was founded in 2011 as a plus-size clothing subscription rental service, and has now shipped more than five million boxes of clothing sized 0-32, was Hunsicker’s way of testing her more ambitious business hypothesis: Could you build a technology and warehouse engine […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Exclusive: All 10 of Michael Cohen’s Secret Book Deals

    On Wednesday, Donald Trump’s former lawyer provided Congress with sworn testimony (and corroborating documents) implicating the president in multiple crimes. But the Republican members of the House Oversight Committee refused to waste the American people’s precious time on the trivial question of whether the commander-in-chief is a criminal. Rather, they chose to focus on what […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Are computers finally able to understand the subtleties of language?

    We are more comfortable with the idea of talking to machines than ever before. That is due mainly to the growing popularity of smart speakers and virtual ­assistants, such as Google Home, ­Amazon Echo and Apple’s Siri. Indeed, as they have proven capable of carrying out tasks such as ­playing music and setting alarms, we have been happy to ask them to do so. But […]

  • Alleged hacker who avoided extradition to US seeks return of computers

     Lauri Love was arrested in 2013. He continues to protest his innocence and has not been charged. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images A computer activist who successfully resisted attempts to extradite him to the US over alleged hacking has applied for the return of his confiscated computers, after the National Crime Agency confirmed he is still […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Computers and authority: Defeatism, enemy of freedom

    Fighting a battle when the odds are against you requires a lot of courage and a strong moral conviction. These attributes perhaps best describe Dr Richard M. Stallman (RMS to fellow programmers) for whom computing freedom is non-negotiable. A pioneer in the field of computing, Stallman could see how computing would be used to control […]

  • COUPONS
    5 of the Best Free Coupon Apps

    At NerdWallet, we adhere to strict standards of editorial integrity to help you make decisions with confidence. Some of the products we feature are from our partners. Here’s how we make money. For many shoppers, there’s nothing more exciting than getting something on sale and nothing more frustrating than paying full price. Free coupon apps can help you find a […]

  • CLOTHING
    Dear clothing manufacturers – fat women want clothes that fit their curves not bigger versions of your original designs

    Plus-size clothing aren’t always made to fit (Picture: Mmuffin for Metro.co.uk) I love high street clothes shopping. The obsession began from the first rite of passage trip sans-mum with a few fellow 16-year-old friends round the local mall (OK, so it was a tiny Berkshire shopping centre, but Clueless had just come out). Since then, […]