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Particle accelerator magnet sets record using high-temperature superconductor

Cost- and energy-efficient rapid cycling magnets for particle accelerators are critical for particle physics research. Their performance determines how frequently a circular particle accelerator can receive a bunch of particles, propel them to higher.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 1st, 2021

TSMC bold capex challenging Samsung foundry biz

TSMC has outlined plans to spend a record US$40-44 billion in capital expenditure for 2022, which could further strengthen its lead as the world's largest logic IC foundry, according to Korea's local media......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Chemical Pollution Has Passed Safe Limit For Humanity, Say Scientists

The cocktail of chemical pollution that pervades the planet now threatens the stability of global ecosystems upon which humanity depends, scientists have said. The Guardian reports: Plastics are of particularly high concern, they said, along with 350.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News7 hr. 4 min. ago

Electrocoagulation helps improve efficiency of microscreen drum filter in recirculating aquaculture system

Total suspended solids (TSS) affect water quality in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS). The TSS with small particle size in traditional RAS is easy to accumulate, resulting in excessive ammonia and nitrite nitrogen, which limits the aquaculture.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 3 min. ago

Research produces record levels of strain in single-crystal silicon

University of Surrey researchers have developed a single-step procedure to put single-crystal silicon under more strain than has been achieved before. The discovery, which has a patent pending, could be crucial to the future development of silicon ph.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 3 min. ago

Microsoft set to purchase Activision Blizzard in $68.7 billion deal [Updated]

Industry-shaking purchase could grow Xbox's sizable slate of exclusive franchises. Enlarge Microsoft announced plans on Tuesday morning to purchase gaming mega-publisher Activision Blizzard for a record-setting $68.7 billio.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 32 min. ago

Microsoft set to purchase Activision Blizzard in $68.7 billion deal

Industry-shaking purchase could grow Xbox's sizable slate of exclusive franchises. Enlarge Microsoft announced plans on Tuesday morning to purchase gaming mega-publisher Activision Blizzard for a record-setting $68.7 billio.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

Microsoft investors call gives more details on Activision Blizzard purchase

Microsoft's CEO alluded to Activision Blizzard's record of cultural toxicity as well, saying the company will have significant work to do......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 32 min. ago

Nanobubbles provide pathway to build better medical devices

Researchers from the University of Sydney Nano Institute and School of Chemistry have revealed that tiny gas bubbles—nanobubbles just 100 billionths of a meter high—form on surfaces in unexpected situations, providing a new way to reduce drag in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Low-temperature DeNOx catalyst for reducing ultrafine particle emission

Recently, there has been growing demand for DeNOx catalysts that can treat nitrogen oxides (NOx) at low temperatures to increase energy efficiency when processing flue gas in industrial combustion facilities. NOx are emitted during the combustion of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Fish stocks fluctuate with seawater temperature

Year-to-year fluctuations in seawater temperature are partly responsible for the much slower ups and downs in the abundance of marine fish stocks. This is the conclusion from a worldwide study by Wageningen University & Research, among others. Fish b.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Ozone pollution costs Asia billions in lost crops: study

Persistently high levels of ozone pollution in Asia are costing China, Japan and South Korea an estimated $63 billion annually in lost rice, wheat and maize crops, a new study says......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Himax intros 288Hz 8K TV TCON solution

Himax Technologies has introduced an industry-leading 288Hz 8K TV timing controller (TCON) solution for ultra-high resolution gaming TVs, and is collaborating with the world's major TV panel makers for a bigger presence in this rapid-growing gaming T.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

PCB firm Ichia expects record revenue and profit in 2022

PCB maker Ichia Technologies expects to post record-high revenue and profits in 2022, buoyed by strong demand for automotive and consumer electronics applications......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Foundry PSMC sees revenue, profit surge in 2021

Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) saw its revenue hit a record high of NT$65.62 billion (US$2.38 billion) in 2021, when pre-tax profits hiked 300% on year to NT$19.21 billion......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Semi content in electronic systems reaches record high in 2021, says IC Insights

Semiconductor content in electronic systems reached 33.2% last year, surpassing the previous record high set in 2018, according to IC Insights......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Malware targeting Linux systems hit a new high in 2021

IoT and cloud growth paints a huge target on Linux's back......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Host of Youtube-dl Web Site Sued by Major Record Labels

"As part of their growing battle against popular open source software tool youtube-dl, three major music labels are now suing Uberspace, the company that currently hosts the official youtube-dl homepage," reports TorrentFreak: According to plaintiffs.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

Giant Lasers Simulate Exoplanet Cores, Prove They"re More Likely to Have Life

Slashdot reader vikingo9 writes, "By smashing a piece of iron to insanely high pressures, using a laser the size of a football stadium, a team of scientists led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have discovered that exoplanets 4-6 times large.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Last nine years all among 10 hottest-ever, says US

The nine years spanning 2013-2021 all rank among the 10 hottest on record, according to an annual report a US agency released Thursday, the latest data underscoring the global climate crisis......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Spider-Man Comic Page Sells for Record $3.36M Bidding

A single page of artwork from a 1984 Spider-Man comic book sold at auction Thursday for a record $3.36 million. From a report: Mike Zeck's artwork for page 25 from Marvel Comics' "Secret Wars No. 8" brings the first appearance of Spidey's black suit......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022