• ELECTRONICS
    Donald Trump is short-circuiting the electronics industry

    For more than a year now, President Donald Trump has been playing chicken with China, instituting increasingly expensive tariffs to add pressure for a trade deal that never seems to materialize. So far, those tariffs have kept clear of consumer goods like smartphones or televisions, with the most damaging taxes restricted to intermediary products like […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Electronic skin gives robots the human touch

    Known as Wootzkin, the electronic skin is designed to allow robots to complete tasks requiring greater dexterity, such as handling soft fruit. The skin, developed by Edinburgh and Sedgefield-based Wootzano, was presented at the Annual Showcase of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub in May. The Wootzkin, which is made of a specially-modified elastomer […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Here are all the bulk deals from Friday’s session

    After meandering through gains and losses through Thursday’s session, domestic equity indices ended mildly lower amid losses in private bank and IT stocks. Tepid cues from Asian and European markets weighed on investor sentiments, keeping the proceedings sombre through most of the day. ICICI BankNSE -0.12 %, InfosysNSE -0.72 %, TCS and Axis BankNSE -1.30 % proved main drags […]

  • CLOTHING
    Walmart Jumps on the Clothing Subscription Bandwagon

    Walmart (NYSE:WMT) recently partnered with KIDBOX to launch a new subscription apparel service for kids. The service will offer four to five pieces of curated apparel for $48, which represents a discount of about 50% for the bundled items. Customers keep the clothing they want and return the rest, and shipping is free for both deliveries and returns. […]

  • NEWS
    Stocks in the news: TCS, Infosys, Jet Airways, Prabhat Dairy, Lumax Auto, Sterlite Tech

    Results on April 12: TCS, Infosys, Alpha Hi-Tech Fuel, Ashika Credit Capital, Gangotri Textiles, GTPL Hathway, Integrated Capital Services, Infomedia Press, Minal Industries, Mold-Tek Technologies, Tinplate Company of India Cipla launches Niveoli, India’s first extrafine ICS-LABA combination HFA inhale Lumax Auto signed a joint venture agreement with Jopp Holding JmbH, Germany for manufacturing and sale of the automotive components IDBI […]

  • 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 […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Here are all the bulk deals from Friday’s session

    The BSE Sensex ended 178 points higher Friday led by gains in metal, realty and IT stocks amid positive cues from the global markets on optimism over the US-China trade talks. The 30-share Sensex index jumped 177.51 points, or 0.49 per cent, to close at 38,862.23, while the broader NSE Nifty rose 67.95 points, or 0.59 per cent, to 11,665.95. Here […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Here are all the bulk deals from Wednesday’s session

    All BSE sectoral indices finished with losses, led by oil and gas, telecom, capital goods and industrials. After swinging nearly 450 points, the 30-share BSESensex settled 179.53 points, or 0.46 per cent lower at 38,877.12. The gauge had closed above the 39,000-mark for the first time ever Tuesday. The broader NSE Nifty too pared early gains and ended […]

  • 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
    Here are all the bulk deals from Tuesday’s session

    Benchmark equity indices continued their winning run for the seventh consecutive session Tuesday closing at an over six-month high led by gains in index heavyweights like ITC, RIL and InfosysNSE 2.23 % amid positive domestic cues and sustained foreign fund inflow. The 30-share BSE Sensex touched a high of 38,396.06 before winding up at 38,363.47, recording a rise of […]

  • 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 […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Pi Day 2019: Free pizzas, pies, and all the best Pi Day deals

    Happy Pi Day 2019! Today isn’t quite as special as Pi Day was four years ago, but it’s still March 14th, which is also written as 3/14. Three, one, and four are obviously the first three digits of the number pi (π), so March 14th is celebrated each year as Pi Day. Well, “celebrated” isn’t […]