Asustek considering making PCs in India, says report

Asustek Computer is currently in talks with partners in India for manufacturing PCs there, and is looking to expand its share in the South Asian country's consumer PC market to 20%, according to a report by the Hindu citing Arnold Su, business head,.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesApr 21st, 2021

A New Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope To the Unvaccinated World

The German company CureVac hopes its RNA vaccine will rival those made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. It could be ready next month. From a report: In early 2020, dozens of scientific teams scrambled to make a vaccine for Covid-19. Some chose tried-a.....»»

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Ajit Pai Promised Cheaper Internet -- Real Prices Rose 19% Instead

The average US home-Internet bill increased 19 percent during the first three years of the Trump administration, disproving former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's claim that deregulation lowered prices, according to a new report.....»»

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SpaceX Might Try To Fly the First Starship Prototype To Successfully Land a Second Time

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: SpaceX is fresh off a high for its Starship spacecraft development program, but according to CEO Elon Musk, it's already looking ahead to potentially repeating its latest success with an unplanned.....»»

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The Coronavirus Is an Airborne Threat, the CDC Acknowledges In Updated Public Guidance

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Federal health officials on Friday updated public guidance about how the coronavirus spreads, emphasizing that transmission occurs by inhaling very fine respiratory droplets and aerosolized.....»»

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Study describes new mechanism for terminating transcription of DNA into RNA in bacteria

A bacterial protein helps to stop transcription—the process of making RNA copies of DNA to carry out the functions of the cell—by causing the cellular machinery that transcribes the DNA to pause at the appropriate spots in the genome. The protein.....»»

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Best cheap Sony headphone deals for May 2021

If you're looking for a new pair of headphones, then Sony has a great reputation for making high-quality cans which sound great and are rugged and long-lived......»»

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Walmart’s Flipkart to cover insurance for all sellers in India and waive additional fees

Walmart-owned Flipkart is exempting storage and cancellation fees for sellers on its marketplace and also providing them with insurance coverage as the top e-commerce platform in India looks to maintain cordial relationships with more than 300,000 se.....»»

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IEEE’s Natural Disaster Relief Program Expanding to India, Jamaica, Pakistan, Turkey, and Puerto Rico

The initiative provides affected areas with power, cellphone service, and the Internet .entry-content .tisubhead { color: #999999; font-family: verdana; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; letter-spacing: 1px; margin-bot.....»»

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US and UK Release Details on Russia"s SolarWinds Hackers

The U.S. and U.K. released details on Friday about how Russia's foreign intelligence service operates in cyberspace, the latest effort to try to disrupt future attacks. From a report: The report contains technical resources about the group's tactics,.....»»

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Decapitated flatworms still sense light

A team of researchers from the Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine, the Technology & Research Academy University and the University of Hyderabad, all in India, has found that flatworms are able to sense light exposure even after.....»»

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Nintendo"s Disastrous Wii U Proves To Be the Switch"s Secret Weapon

Nintendo's worst-selling home console, the Wii U, continues to be the source for some of its biggest hits on the record-setting Nintendo Switch. From a report: With the Switch, Nintendo is putting on a clinic about how to turn prior failure into fort.....»»

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Scientists Create Record-Breaking Laser With Mind Blowing Power

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: For the Korean research team led by senior author Chang-hee Nam, a plasma physicist and professor at Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology, their breakthrough in laser science may be a physica.....»»

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FTC Report Blasts Manufacturers For Restricting Product Repairs

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published its long-awaited report on how manufacturers limit product repairs. From a report: The "Nixing the Fix" [PDF] report details a host of repair restrictions, especially those imposed by mobile phone and.....»»

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Microsoft Shelves Windows 10X, It is not Shipping in 2021

In late 2019, Microsoft announced Windows 10X, a new flavor of Windows 10 designed for dual-screen PCs. Windows 10X, Microsoft said at the time, will power dual-screen PCs from Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and of course Microsoft. But it appears Microsoft.....»»

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The Real-Life Steps to Making DevQualOps Happen

The way to deliver customer excitement is in the way we create and deliver the products — and quality is the key. Continue reading........»»

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Bitmain places orders for 5nm mining chips with TSMC

According to a report from DigiTimes (via Tom’s Hardware), Bitmain’s 5nm chip orders with TSMC will begin at the start of the third quarter before ramping up substantially in Q1 2022. The improved power-efficiency of the foundry’s N5 process wo.....»»

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Backblaze"s latest storage reliability figures add SSD boot drive failure rates to the mix

For its latest quarterly report on hard drive reliability, Backblaze notes four models that stood out with zero drive failures through the first three months of 2021. Among these are Seagate's 6TB and Toshiba's 4TB disks, which have an average age of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News15 hr. 18 min. ago

Supernovae twins open up new possibilities for precision cosmology

Cosmologists have found a way to double the accuracy of measuring distances to supernova explosions—one of their tried-and-true tools for studying the mysterious dark energy that is making the universe expand faster and faster. The results from the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 18 min. ago

New drone techniques to survey wildlife

Scientists at Murdoch University's Harry Butler Institute are making marine conservation more affordable, accessible and reliable using small drones......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 18 min. ago

Months-long Twitter Backlash Had Zero Impact on WhatsApp"s User Base

An anonymous reader shares a report: It's safe to say WhatsApp didn't have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded.....»»

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