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Dow Silicones to hike quotes in May

US-based Dow Silicones will raise its silicone prooduct quotes starting May, and its distribution agents have moved since early April to inform downstream clients about the price adjustment, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesApr 20th, 2021

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.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 51 min. ago

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.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 51 min. ago

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.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 51 min. ago

Winbond posts profit hike in 1Q21

Specialty DRAM and flash chipmaker Winbond Electronics has reported net profits jumped 350% sequentially to NT$1.59 billion (US$56.8 million) in the first quarter, with EPS reaching a 10-quarter high of NT$0.40......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

China"s Emissions Now Exceed All the Developed World"s Combined

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: China's emissions of six heat-trapping gases, including carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, rose to 14.09 billion tons of CO2 equivalent in 2019, edging out the total of Organization for Econ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Opposing PRO Act, Uber and Other Gig Companies Spend Over $1 Million Lobbying

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Intercept: Even as President Joe Biden called for Congress during his joint address last week to pass labor reform legislation, a slate of gig companies has spent over $1 million lobbying Congress to influ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Researchers Create Free-Floating Animated Holograms

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Gizmodo: Back in 2018, researchers from Brigham Young University demonstrated a device called an Optical Trap Display that used lasers to create free-floating holographic images that don't need a display. That.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Oxford Study Finds No Link Between Technology Use and Mental-Health Problems

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: There remains "little association" between technology use and mental-health problems, a study of more than 430,000 10 to 15-year-olds suggests. The Oxford Internet Institute compared TV viewing, socia.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Niche-market touch panel prices to rise on higher upstream costs

Niche-market touch panel specialists including Mildex Optical and Higgstec are poised to hike their prices to reflect rising costs of components and raw materials, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Witcher Game Developer Quits Company Over Bullying Claims

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: The director of Witcher 3, the most successful video game by Polish publisher CD Projekt SA, resigned after he was accused of bullying colleagues, sending its shares to their steepest decline since.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Entire US West Coast Now Covered By Earthquake Early Warning System

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NPR: Residents living on the West Coast don't know when the next earthquake will hit. But a new expansion of the U.S. earthquake early warning system gives 50 million people in California, Oregon -- and now Wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Pandora Says Laboratory-Made Diamonds Are Forever

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: The world's biggest jeweller, Pandora, says it will no longer sell mined diamonds and will switch to exclusively laboratory-made diamonds. Concerns about the environment and working practices in the m.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

NOAA Unveils a Warmer Climate "Normal" For the US

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Axios: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration revealed new standards on Tuesday for what an average or "normal" U.S. climate looks like, showing average temperatures in the U.S. rising significant.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Frontier Exits Bankruptcy, Claims It Will Double Fiber-To-the-Home Footprint

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Frontier Communications emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, saying that it plans to double its fiber-to-the-premises footprint by extending fiber to an additional 3 million homes and bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Early Signs of Dementia Can Be Detected By Tracking Driving Behaviors

An anonymous reader quotes a report from New Atlas: A fascinating new study from a team of US researchers has used machine learning techniques to develop algorithms that can analyze naturalistic driving data and detect mild cognitive impairment and d.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

GitHub Joins Movement Against Google"s FLOC

An anonymous reader quotes Inside.com's developer newsletter: GitHub is blocking Google's new third-party cookie tracking alternative, Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC), across all of GitHub Pages. Those GitHub Pages served from the github.io doma.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

HannStar Board, GBM see 1Q21 profits hike on year

PCB makers HannStar Board and Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) both saw their net profits hike on year in the first quarter of 2021, driven by robust demand for PC, consumer electronics and automotive applications......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

The IRS Wants Help Hacking Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallets

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: The IRS is looking for help to break into cryptocurrency hardware wallets, according to a document posted on the agency website in March of this year. Many cryptocurrency investors store their cry.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

Oculus Will Sell You a Quest 2 Headset That Doesn"t Need Facebook For An Extra $500

An anonymous reader quotes a report from PC Gamer: The Oculus Quest 2 is a hell of a lot of hardware for $299. In fact, we're convinced that Facebook is making a loss on each unit sold. Even so, that pricing is one of the main reasons it's the most p.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

High-Bandwidth Wireless BCI Demonstrated In Humans For First Time

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Coming on the heels of the Neuralink announcement earlier this month -- complete with video showing a monkey playing Pong with its mind, thanks to a wireless brain implant -- researchers with the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 29th, 2021