Renewables

Meet the new 'renewable superpowers'-nations that boss the materials used for wind and solar

19 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Imagine a world where every country has not only complied with the Paris climate agreement but has moved away from fossil fuels entirely. How would such a change affect global...
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Uber changed the way it reports violent incidents in London in effort to appease city officials

Uber changed the way it reports violent incidents in London in effort to appease city officials

3 days ago   |   The Verge

In an effort to placate London authorities who revoked the company's license last year, Uber announced today that it was making a number of major changes to the way it reports...
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Apple's Carpool Karaoke has been renewed for a second season

Apple's Carpool Karaoke has been renewed for a second season

3 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Sorry, but Apple's and James Corden's Carpool Karaoke has been renewed for a second season. The show, which has been universally reviled by critics, is miraculously making a...
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Sorry, Apple's ‘Carpool Karaoke' gets a second season

Sorry, Apple's ‘Carpool Karaoke' gets a second season

3 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Despite its almost universally negative reception from critics, Apple has chosen to renew James Corden's “Carpool Karaoke” series for Apple Music for a second season. CBS CEO...
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Fungal Enzymes Could Hold Secret to Making Renewable Energy From Wood

Fungal Enzymes Could Hold Secret to Making Renewable Energy From Wood

3 days ago   |   R&D Magazine   |   2 articles

NewsResearchers unlock key scientific challenge of how biorefineries can convert wood into biofuel in an environmental and cost-effective way. Contributed Author: University of...
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Fungal enzymes could hold secret to making renewable energy from wood

3 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

An international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of York, has discovered a set of enzymes found in fungi that are capable of breaking down one of...
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Uber hopes to win licence renewal fight with new safety measures

3 days ago   |   CBR   |   3 articles

Safety first for ride-hailing app Uber, as new measures are introduced to win over rejected cities.
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Uber hopes to win back London with a 24/7 helpline

3 days ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

When Transport for London refused to renew Uber's operating license last September, issues with safety were among the primary reasons for the regulator's decision...
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Apple renews 'Carpool Karaoke' for second season

Apple renews 'Carpool Karaoke' for second season

4 days ago   |   Engadget

Born out of a recurring sketch appearing on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Apple's Carpool Karaoke: The Series seems to be resonating with subscribers of Apple Music...
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Images of an LeEco device called Le X with very thin bezels pops up online

Images of an LeEco device called Le X with very thin bezels pops up online

4 days ago   |   Gizchina   |   2 articles

LeEco, the rogue Chinese smartphone maker is rumoured to be working on a new smartphone called Le X. The electronics giant has been in bad financial shape since last year and...
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U.S. stays in fifth in global 4G availability rankings, increases in 4G speed

U.S. stays in fifth in global 4G availability rankings, increases in 4G speed

According to OpenSignal's latest State of LTE report, the country with the best 4G availability is South Korea - yet again. While the U.S. is still in fifth place for... Read more ...

Rumor: Samsung trade-in deal might slash $350 off the Galaxy S9, S9+

Rumor: Samsung trade-in deal might slash $350 off the Galaxy S9, S9+

According to yet another Reddit AMA by a person who has had the chance to play with the Exynos-powered Galaxy S9 and S9+, Samsung might introduce a really neat trade-in deal... Read more ...

Apple releases iOS 11.2.6 to fix text bug that causes iPhones to crash

Apple releases iOS 11.2.6 to fix text bug that causes iPhones to crash

Last week, a new iOS bug was discovered that could cause your iPhone to crash when it received a single character from the Indian language Telugu. Apple said that it would... Read more ...

Entry-level HTC Desire 12 could show face at MWC

Entry-level HTC Desire 12 could show face at MWC

HTC is likely to be working on a U12 flagship for release later this year, but before that, we could see an entry-level Desire 12, possibly as soon as next week at Mobile World... Read more ...

Google's Tez mobile wallet app makes monthly bill paying a snap in India

Google's Tez mobile wallet app makes monthly bill paying a snap in India

Who enjoys paying their monthly bills? Nobody, really. But in India, Google has an app called the Tez mobile wallet that starting today, allows payments to be made in seconds... Read more ...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro benchmarks: Putting the Snapdragon 636 to the test

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro benchmarks: Putting the Snapdragon 636 to the test

The Redmi Note 5 Pro gives us a first look at Qualcomm's Snapdragon 636 platform. Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi Note 5 Pro earlier this week in India, and among its many highlights... Read more ...

The Sports Desk - Another Lean Year For Sports Games On Switch?

The Sports Desk - Another Lean Year For Sports Games On Switch?

Things are going great for Nintendo and the Switch system. It seems like every day during the recent holiday season, the system was breaking a record and getting good news... Read more ...

Buy any Samsung Galaxy S8 or Note 8 and get a free pair of Gear IconX headphones

Buy any Samsung Galaxy S8 or Note 8 and get a free pair of Gear IconX headphones

While many Samsung fans are anxiously awaiting the reveal of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ , there are plenty of consumers who don't care about owning the latest generation... Read more ...

New Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ now available in the US

New Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ now available in the US

Last month, Samsung released the Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) in select markets around the world, without mentioning if the phones would be available in the US. We... Read more ...

IOS 11.2.6 starts rolling out, contains fix for Indian language character bug

IOS 11.2.6 starts rolling out, contains fix for Indian language character bug

Apple has started rolling out a new iOS update that bumps the version to 11.2.6. The new version contains fix for a recently discovered bug which allowed users to send a... Read more ...