US 5G ban fails to dent Huawei revenue

The Shenzhen-based Huawei’s first quarter revenue rose 39 per cent from the previous year to Rmb179.7bn (£21bn), suggesting US efforts to persuade countries to ban the Chinese group’s telecoms equipment from their 5G networks have not tempered growth. Although Australia and Canada have joined US in blocking Huawei kit several European countries have effectively rowed…

3rd planet discovered in two-solar system

Astronomers from the San Diego University has discovered a third planet in a two-star system  named Kepler -47  which is seven times the size of the Earth and the largest in its system. The team  used NASA’s Kepler space telescope to find the Neptune-to-Saturn -size planet orbiting between two previously known planets. Kepler-47 is 3,…

New 3D-printed device generates electricity from snowfall

The researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles  have designed a scientific device using 3D printing which can generate electricity from falling snow.  Researchers are also found that when falling snow touches sillicon, a charge is produced which the device captures, creating electricity and could be used to monitor athletes performance.

Apple and Qualcomm settle after two years of patent disputes

Apple and Qualcomm have decided to drop all ongoing litigation and settle their royalty disputes by reaching an agreement on global patent license and chipset supply. The Trump administration’s  vision of finding a national technology front runner for the forthcoming wave of 5G wireless communication may be coming true. Qualcomm’s legal settlement with Apple this…

Bugs shut down 24-hour US-Apple store

Bugs of a different kind, bed bugs temporarily shut down a 24-hours on New York City’s Fifth Avenue. Staff were ordered to pack their belongings in plastic bags last Friday after a bed bug was spotted in a manager’s office. Eventually a beagle dog sniffed out the bugs in the locker area. According to an…

AI – China at the forefront of a major economic transformation

For the first times since the industrial revolution, China will be at the forefront of a major economic transformation – the advent of revolution in Artificial Intelligence according to Kai-FU Lee , former president of Google China and now a leading venture capitalist in Chinese technology. China’s “Sputnik movement”, when Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo defeated Ke…

The Black hole of M87 galaxy

Astronomers have captured by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy, 500 million trillion Km away and was photographed by a network of 8 telescopes across the world. The black hole measures 40 billion km across – three million times the size…

HealthVault to shut after 12 years

  Microsoft will close its personal health records service HealthVault launched in 2009, on November 20 , 2019, as per an email sent to users and accessed of by ZDNet . Any data within the service will be deleted on the shutdown date, Microsoft said. It allows businesses and consumers to store personal health records…

Google launches Stadia -Cloud gaming service

Google is launching its Stadia cloud gaming service at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco today. Sundar Pichai says he plays FIFA 19 qutie a hit introduced the Stadia service during a special keynote at GDC this morning describing it as a platform for everyone. Stadia will stream games from the cloud to the…

Online censorship of the web

China’s Great Firewall once a glorified porn filter has evolved into the most sophisticated system of online censorship in the world In China you can erase and delete all your Twitter posts after publishing a data analysis of government officials, plagiarised academic work. Over the past year, Beijing’s censors have for the first time tried…