Investigations into Apple’s iPhone Battery Slowdowns Spread to Italy and South Korea
Investigations into Apple's iPhone Battery Slowdowns Spread to Italy and South Korea  Mac RumorsApple CEO Tim Cook named in South Korean complaint over iPhone slowdowns  AppleInsider (press...
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Engineers invent tiny vision processing chip for ultra-small smart vision systems and IoT applications
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel microchip named EQSCALE that can capture visual details from video...
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Engineers invent tiny vision processing chip for ultra-small smart vision systems and IoT applications
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel microchip named EQSCALE that can capture visual details from video...
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Winter is off to late start in normally frigid rural Alaska
Winter is off to a late start in parts of rural Alaska.
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Maths book pre-empt adds up to six figures for Quercus
Maths book pre-empt adds up to six figures for Quercus  The BooksellerFull coverage
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UK retail sales slide in December after Black Friday boost
British retail sales slid 1.5 percent in December from the previous month after consumers had brought forward their Christmas shopping, official data showed Friday.
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Marine scientists steer trawlers away from sensitive sea floors
Bottom trawling, where fishing boats drag a heavy net along the seafloor, can devastate marine habitats and cause fish stocks to plummet, but scientists have...
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Classroom to boardroom – how to turn a school science project into a business
When, as a 16-year-old, Adam Noble began measuring nanosilver pollution in his local river, he could hardly have foreseen that it would make him CEO...
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2015’s Top Ten Tech Cars: Rolls-Royce Wraith

By Lawrence Ulrich Video: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars For 111 years, the Rolls-Royce experience has been all about wafting, often in chauffeur-driven comfort. Now the stunning Wraith coupe adds a computerized wingman, using GPS data to automatically select the perfect gear for the road ahead. The Wraith’s Satellite-Aided Transmission (SAT) is …

Meet Budii, Rinspeed’s Cuddly, Collaborative Robocar Concept

By Lawrence Ulrich Photo: Rinspeed Autonomous cars can conjure anxious thoughts of HAL, the runamok computer in “2001: A Space Odyssey” – all-seeing and all-knowing, but neither cuddly nor collaborative. Rinspeed, Switzerland’s utopian automotive think tank, has a more playful, humanist ideal in mind: the Budii concept. This sexed-up, self-driving …

2015’s Top Ten Tech Cars: BMW i8

By Lawrence Ulrich Video: Bloomberg Business As a splashy billboard for a plug-in future, the BMW i8 is unmatched. Environmentalists who shake their fists at guzzling Lamborghinis fall in love. Speed freaks who scoffed at electrified sports cars change their tune in 4.4 seconds, the time it takes the i8 …

GlowScript Tutorial 8: Gravity and Orbits

By Rhett Allain How do you model the Earth-moon system? Here is a tutorial using GlowScript to model the motion of the moon around the Sun. The post GlowScript Tutorial 8: Gravity and Orbits appeared first on WIRED. [ read more ]

Behind the Scenes at the Nanosys Quantum Dot Factory in Silicon Valley

By Tekla Perry Photo: Tekla Perry Next month, Samsung’s first Quantum Dot televisions begins shipping to consumers; Hisense plans to start rolling quantum dot televisions off its manufacturing lines mid-year, and other TV manufacturers, including TCL, Skyworth, ChangHong, Sharp, and LG also have unveiled quantum dot TVs that will likely …

Thank You From Zoologic

By Mary Bates I’m sorry to say that this will be my last post at Zoologic. It’s been a pleasure bringing you the weirdest and most intriguing animal news, and I’ll miss writing here. I want to thank Wired for providing me with this forum that allowed me to explore …