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New chiral nanostructures to extend the material platform

A research team transferred chirality from the molecular scale to a microscale to extend material platforms and applications. The optical activity from this novel chiral material encompasses to short-wave infrared region......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgOct 22nd, 2021

Twilio Executive to Participate in Upcoming Investor Event

Event to be webcast live on Twilio’s investor relations website SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Twilio (NYSE: TWLO) (LTSE: TWLO), the leading cloud communications platform, today announced that Khozema Shipchandler, COO, will participate.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Amazon Charges Sellers Fees That Are High Enough To Offset Losses from Prime, a New Report Says

The massive reach of Amazon's e-commerce platform is appealing for any small business that wants to sell its products online. But a new report suggests that the cost of doing business can become a Faustian bargain for a third-party seller, as the fee.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Artificial material protects light states on smallest length scales

Light not only plays a key role as an information carrier for optical computer chips, particularly for the next generation of quantum computers. Its lossless guidance around sharp corners on tiny chips and the precise control of its interaction with.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Development of a single-process platform for the manufacture of graphene quantum dots

Graphene consists of a planar structure, with carbon atoms connected in a hexagonal shape that resembles a beehive. When graphene is reduced to several nanometers (nm) in size, it becomes a graphene quantum dot that exhibits fluorescent and semicondu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Another Porn Site Says Banks Forced It To Stop Paying Sex Workers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: AVN Stars, a platform where sex workers can sell porn clips, announced on Wednesday that it will no longer allow creators to monetize their content on the site beginning January 1. In a press rele.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Novel two-step mechanism revealed in two-dimensional material formation

Typically only an atom thick, 2D materials exhibit highly desirable properties for advanced technologies, such as flexibility, superconductivity and more. Made from carefully transitioning individual components from gas or vapor to crystalline solids.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Vehicle-as-a-service platform optimizes fleet management and EV adoption: Interview with Autofleet

The rise of "mobility-as-a-service" or "vehicle-as-a-service," such as car rental services, car sharing, or ridesharing services, not only provides people with more alternative ways of commuting but also drives the transformation of fleet management.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Ooma Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Financial Results

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ooma, Inc. (NYSE: OOMA), a smart communications platform for businesses and consumers, today released financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended October 31, 2021. Third Quarter Fiscal 2022 Finan.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Qualcomm"s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 SoC will power the next generation of Windows on Arm laptops

Qualcomm’s latest SoC for Windows laptops is now official, and it’s called the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Compute Platform. The name is certainly a mouthful, but the company promises this new chip will enable “extreme mobile computing experiences tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Green information technologies: Superconductivity meets spintronics

When two superconducting regions are separated by a strip of non-superconducting material, a special quantum effect can occur, coupling both regions: The Josephson effect. If the spacer material is a half-metal ferromagnet, novel implications for spi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Trump"s Social Media Site Quietly Admits It"s Based On Mastodon

mrflash818 shares a report from PCMag: To avoid a lawsuit, Donald Trump's social media site is quietly acknowledging the computer code powering the platform comes from Mastodon. Trump's "Truth Social" site now features a dedicated section labeled "op.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Californian Firm Touts "Mushroom Leather" as Sustainability Gamechanger

An anonymous reader shares a report: Vegan alternatives to leather could save more than just animals. The scientists behind fashion's new latest must-have -- the "mushroom leather" handbag -- believe that mycelium, a material grown from fungi which c.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

The best iPhone games currently available (December 2021)

The iPhone has arguably the best games of any mobile platform. Come check out our picks of the best iPhone and iOS games, with selections from many genres......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Roku Express is still only $19 for Cyber Monday — but not for long

Cyber Monday deals are also about small but helpful devices like the Roku Express, a streaming stick that adds access to the Roku platform to non-smart TVs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Twitch’s “ban evasion” flag is a bigger anti-hate tactic than you might think

Livestreaming platform draws rare line in the moderation sand. Enlarge (credit: Twitch) Twitch, the livestreaming service that largely caters to gamers, has exploded in popularity since being acquired by Amazon in 2014—but t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Reddit Introduces New Real-Time Features To Keep Users Engaged

Social media platform Reddit said on Wednesday it would launch several real-time features, including voting animations and typing indicators, [...] to boost engagement on the platform that has fueled a 'meme-stock' frenzy in the recent past. Reuters.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Aerogels: Airy and efficient

Researchers have developed a new photocatalyst made from an aerogel that could enable more efficient hydrogen production. The key is sophisticated pretreatment of the material......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Lunar radar data uncovers new clues about moon"s ancient past

The dusty surface of the moon—immortalized in images of Apollo astronauts' lunar footprints—formed as the result of asteroid impacts and the harsh environment of space breaking down rock over millions of years. An ancient layer of this material,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Which glioblastoma patients will respond to immunotherapy?

Scientists have discovered a new biomarker to identify which patients with brain tumors called glioblastomas -- the most common and malignant of primary brain tumors -- might benefit from immunotherapy. The treatment could extend survival for an esti.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Science report: US should make less plastic to save oceans

America needs to rethink and reduce the way it generates plastics because so much of the material is littering the oceans and other waters, the National Academy of Sciences says in a new report......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021