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Does a Time Capsule Blasted Into Space Have a Better Chance at Surviving 100 Years?

To help celebrate the school’s 200-year anniversary, students at the University of Michigan have decided to build a time capsule. Boring, right? Not exactly. Instead of burying it, which would inevitably lead to its contents rotting away, the stude.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMar 7th, 2017

China foundries striving for more dummy wafer supplies

China-based logic IC and memory foundries including Nexchip Semiconductor and Rui-Li (transliterated from Chinese) Integrated Circuit have offered 20% higher prices than what their bigger rivals offer in order to secure more supplies of "dummy" or te.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 min. ago

ICRD and ASML sign pact to establish training center in Shanghai

Shanghai Integrated Circuit Research and Development Center (ICRD), a public research consortium dedicated to the advancement of the semiconductor industry in China, and chip-making equipment manufacturer ASML Holding have signed a memorandum of unde.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 min. ago

UK"s first heart pump targets 2018 clinical trial

Clinical trials are due to begin in late 2018 with the aim of a full rollout two years later......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News29 min. ago

Ruined by its airbag scandal, Takata files for bankruptcy protection

Takata has filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan after its 84-year-old business was ruined by a scandal involving faulty airbags. The airbags, some of which exploded with too much force, have been linked to at least 14 deaths. The post Ruined by.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 13 min. ago

Japan"s automakers say it will be difficult to recoup billions spent recalling Takata airbags

Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi said Takata's filing for bankruptcy protection will make it difficult for them to recoup billions of dollars they have spent to recall defective airbag inflators......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 57 min. ago

Toshiba and the Parable of Flash

Spinning off its flagship NAND flash memory business could help save struggling Toshiba. But 30 years ago the company nearly squandered its leadership role in the flash revolution......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

Article: Digital Nears Tipping Point for Daily Media Time in Western Europe

eMarketer expects that digital will draw the largest share of adults’ time spent with media in France and Germany for the first time in 2017. And in the UK, digital will come close to attracting a majority share of total media time......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Article: As Ad Blocker Use Grows, Publishers Face New Challenges

Advertisers and publishers are under constant pressure to better target, deliver and track their messages to consumers. But many consumers feel bombarded by the ad experience. Here are some strategies that publishers are using to get around the probl.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

The “last mile” in education and training

 After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. – a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. One question t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Binary Capital co-founder Justin Caldbeck quits as Matt Mazzeo steps away from the firm

 Justin Caldbeck, the co-founder of Binary Capital, and Matt Mazzeo, the firm’s newest partner, have both resigned from the venture firm, according to a statement from the firm’s remaining co-founder Jonathan Teo. The statement confi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Lexus Escondido"s facility hosts retail, dining, event space

Lexus Escondido in California is the centerpiece of a 326,000-square-foot facility that includes a restaurant, art gallery and event space......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Ford"s shift of Focus shows shrinking role of small cars

Starting next year, Ford will go about a year without building a single Focus for North America #8212; and the market may not even notice. Slumping sales have turned the car into an imported afterthought......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Turn your Chromebook into a killer workstation with the best Android apps on Chrome OS

Now that Chrome OS can officially run Android apps, we went ahead and sorted through the Google Play store for the best (and most Chrome OS compatible) Android apps currently available. The post Turn your Chromebook into a killer workstation with the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 29 min. ago

Roadside Cameras Infected with WannaCry Virus Invalidate 8,000 Traffic Tickets

Long-time Slashdot reader nri tipped us off to a developing story in Victoria, Australia. Yahoo News reports: Victoria Police officials announced on Saturday, June 24, they were withdrawing all speed camera infringement notices issued statewide from.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 37 min. ago

Why So Many Top Hackers Come From Russia

Long-time Slashdot reader tsu doh nimh writes: Brian Krebs has an interesting piece this week on one reason that so many talented hackers (malicious and benign) seem to come from Russia and the former Soviet States: It's the education, stupid. Krebs'.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 5 min. ago

SpaceX successfully launches and recovers second Falcon 9 in 48 hours

 SpaceX has succeeded in launching another Falcon 9 into space, this time for client Iridium, a global satellite telecommunications provider. The Iridium-2 mission on Sunday saw a Falcon 9 take off from SpaceX’s Vandenberg Air Force base i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

Intel Kaby Lake-X Core i7-7740X Review: Better Than 7700K?

el's next-generation HEDT platform is here in the form of Skylake-X, Kaby Lake-X and the X299 chipset. Today we weigh up whether the quad-core Kaby Lake-X Core i7-7740X is a better investment over the well-established 7700K.... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

TechCrunch Tel Aviv Pitch-Off: Here are your startups and judges!

 On June 28 in Tel Aviv, we’re hosting the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off in Tel Aviv — and it’s gonna be a blast! We have a great lineup of judges who are going to listen to the soon-to-be-announced startup pitches and crown th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 44 min. ago

SpaceX Livestreams Sunday"s Rocket Launch

An anonymous reader quotes Space.com: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the 10 satellites for Iridium Communications is scheduled to liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 1:25 p.m. PDT (4:25 p.m. EDT/2025 GMT). The live webcast is e.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 13 min. ago

There’s a better way to build your startup

 If a startup founder could peer 8 years into the future and see a company that has become the symbol for disruptive culture, one that has raised over $8 billion on a valuation of $67 billion, that has a worldwide presence in hundreds of cities,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago