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Apple is still interested in developing next-gen Micro LED displays

Apple is still interested in developing next-gen Micro LED displays

1 hour ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Even though we supposedly hit peak iPhone years ago, no one really bothered to tell Apple. On the contrary, Apple continues to spend billions on R&D every year, and the company...
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This enormous national lab helped give birth to the nuclear age - here's what's going on inside now

This enormous national lab helped give birth to the nuclear age - here's what's going on inside now

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

LEMONT, Illinois - I thought my first visit to a Department of Energy lab would be reminiscent of the Hawkins National Laboratory, the top-secret facility depicted in "Stranger...
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Physicists design $100 handheld muon detector

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org

At any given moment, the Earth's atmosphere is showered with high-energy cosmic rays that have been blasted from supernovae and other astrophysical phenomena far beyond the...
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US state gives key approval for Keystone pipeline

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Regulators in the US state of Nebraska on Monday granted a key approval needed for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, the source of a nearly decade-long feud between...
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Origin Energy launches Home HQ: an Aussie smart home starter kit

Origin Energy launches Home HQ: an Aussie smart home starter kit

6 hours ago   |   TechRadar   |   2 articles

Australian energy provider Origin Energy has announced its plans to enter the smart home market with the introduction of an affordable starter kit, called Home HQ , that...
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Russia confirms 'extremely high' readings of radioactive pollution

7 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Russia's meteorological service confirmed on Monday "extremely high" concentrations of the radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 in parts of the country in late September...
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Scientists make first observations of how a meteor-like shock turns silica into glass

8 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Studies at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have made the first real-time observations of how silica - an abundant material in the Earth's crust...
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Physics forecasts for fracking and fuels

8 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Society's demand for energy relies mainly on oil and gas, which are finite resources. Future technologies could reduce the consumption of energy, but until then, existing...
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Spin current from heat-new material increases efficiency

8 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Electronic devices such as computers generate heat that mostly goes to waste. Physicists at Bielefeld University have found a way to use this energy: They apply the heat to...
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Reusing waste energy with 2-D electron gas

8 hours ago   |   Phys.org

More than 60 percent of the energy produced by fossil fuels is lost as heat. Thermoelectric energy conversion has attracted much attention as a way to convert waste heat from...
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Black Friday just came early for one of our favorite pairs of wireless...

Black Friday just came early for one of our favorite pairs of wireless headphones

There's no question that the biggest headphone brands in the world like Beats and Bose make fantastic headphones. And with Black Friday fast approaching, you can get killer... Read more ...

The Justice Department is suing to block the AT&T - Time Warner merger, says...

The Justice Department is suing to block the AT&T - Time Warner merger, says report

The Justice Department is poised to block the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner, according to a Bloomberg report. The Department of Justice has announced a public... Read more ...

LG's killer OLED TV deals let you skip the Black Friday nightmare

LG's killer OLED TV deals let you skip the Black Friday nightmare

Now's probably the time to buy a new TV, thanks to LG's OLED Black Friday deals. Ten LG OLED models are being discounted to some of their lowest prices yet. The 55-inch B7A is... Read more ...

Roccat's got some rocking Black Friday deals on gaming keyboards and mice

Roccat's got some rocking Black Friday deals on gaming keyboards and mice

Roccat has unleashed a clutch of Black Friday deals which are live now and will run through until the end of November, with savings of 30% on gaming keyboards, mice and a... Read more ...

Humble's Fall Sale is now on, featuring literally thousands of games

Humble's Fall Sale is now on, featuring literally thousands of games

Ahead of what can only possibly be the impending financial doom of us all - Black Friday 2017 - Humble has launched its Fall Sale. It's a fairly big sale range, too, featuring... Read more ...

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 loot box controversy hits EA where it hurts

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 loot box controversy hits EA where it hurts

The controversy surrounding the loot boxes found in Star Wars: Battlefront 2 should be well known to most by now. Even before the game launched, Star Wars fans were up in arms... Read more ...

Clicker Heroes 2 Developer Abandons Microtransaction Model Citing Ethical...

Clicker Heroes 2 Developer Abandons Microtransaction Model Citing Ethical Concerns

In a letter to their players, Clicker Heroes 2 developer Playsaurus explains why they went with an upfront pricing model instead of free-to-play with microtransactions like the... Read more ...

OnePlus 5 will soon be discontinued

OnePlus 5 will soon be discontinued

OnePlus has done it again. It has brought out a flagship device at half the flagship price. And it has also ruffled the feathers or some of its own loyal fans. Although the gap... Read more ...

DOJ sues to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner; is this Trump's payback...

DOJ sues to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner; is this Trump's payback for his CNN vendetta?

In October of last year, AT&T announced an $85.4 billion bid to purchase Time Warner. At the time, Donald Trump was the GOP candidate for the presidency, and he vowed to block... Read more ...

Android 8.0 Oreo Users Now Get PiP Mode With YouTube TV

Android 8.0 Oreo Users Now Get PiP Mode With YouTube TV

Android 8.0 Oreo users now get Picture-in-Picture mode on YouTube TV through the application's latest update, something which could be pretty useful if you use the streaming... Read more ...