• CLOTHING
    The Sexist History Of No Pockets In Women’s Clothing

    An historical reenactment of medieval bags. Photo: DEA / C. BALOSSINI / Getty When shopping for women’s jeans, how many times have you found yourself disappointed with the pockets of the garment? They are either fake or too small to serve the purpose of being a pocket. As women, we all are also familiar with […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    India inks MoU for cooperation in the field of Electronics and IT

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Indian Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on 23 May, approved of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Angola for mutual support in the field of Electronics and Information Technologies. The MoU aims at achieving closer cooperation between the two countries in the areas of e-Governance, Human Resource […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Mirc Electronics, maker of Onida, looks at 20% revenue from non-captive manufacturing in FY19

    Mirc Electronics, the maker of popular household electronic goods under the Onida brand, is looking to get into strategic alliances and eyeing 20 percent turnover from non-captive manufacturing in FY19. In an interaction with Moneycontrol, Vijay Mansukhani, Managing Director, Mirc Electronics, said that the company has been approached by peers for strategic alliances on manufacturing. […]

  • 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
    Electronics Development, Test, and Verification of Guidance, Navigation and Control Systems for Space Applications

    Electronics Development, Test, and Verification of Guidance, Navigation and Control Systems for Space Applications Your mission: The Institute of Space Systems in Bremen designs and analyzes future spacecraft and space missions (launchers, orbital and exploration systems, and satellites), and assesses them with regard to their technical performance and cost. It applies state-of-the-art methods of multi-disciplinary […]

  • NEWS
    Molex Presents Heilind Electronics with 2017 Molex Distributor of the Year Award

    Hong Kong Heilind Electronics Inc. has been awarded the “2017 Molex Distributor of the Year Award” from Molex, a globally recognized provider of electronic solutions in a wide range of industries. The 2017 Molex Distributor of the Year award recognizes Heilind as a valuable partner with excellence in demonstrating sales achievements with operational management. Heilind […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    National electronics policy to be finalised in second half of FY19: Sources

    The government is expected to bring, this financial year, an ambitious national electronics policy that seeks to position India not only as production hub to serve the booming domestic market, but also for exports. The proposed policy that spans diverse areas ranging from medical electronics to mobile phones and automotives will underscore India’s growing manufacturing […]

  • NEWS
    83 Percent of Shoppers Report that Coupons Are a Driver for Changes in Purchasing Behavior

    Winston-Salem, NC, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inmar, Inc. announced today findings from the 2018 Inmar Shopper Behavior Study. The annual report highlights shopper promotion preference methods, attitudes toward promotions, and use of coupons and rebates, along with insights into shopper engagement with store loyalty programs and shopping-related technology. The findings shed light into consumer demand […]

  • CLOTHING
    Disregarding the gender norms of clothing

    The opinions and views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the opinion of Byte or Byte’s editorial board. (Photo by: Jeremy Rogers) Men, let’s be honest: compared to women, our clothing options are fairly limited. Women are free to wear any apparel they desire. Society has deemed it […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    How to humanely keep wildlife out of the garden

    Some types of catnip can deter backyard visitors like deer, but the neighbor’s cat is sure to want to hang out, too. As with many things, in the garden, you pick your battles. (Illustration: Bill Kersey) You’ve no doubt heard the saying “she wouldn’t harm a fly.” It’s a phrase that could easily be applied […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    New technique of “sewing” crystals together to herald new electronics

    WASHINGTON, March 8 (Xinhua) — American scientists have found a new technique to “sew” two patches of crystals seamlessly together at the atomic level to create atomically-thin fabrics. The study, published on Thursday in the journal Science, has opened up new possibilities for flexible LEDs or atom-thick two dimensional circuits that work both horizontally and […]