Dyson U-turn for electric cars

Dyson pulls the plug on electric cars.  The billionaire businessman had hoped to harness his group’s  expertise in battery systems, aerodynamics and high-tech manufacturing  to break into a fiercely competitive industry. Weekly meetings of the auto team run by former BMW and Nissan executive Roland Krueger, who joined Dyson in January 2019, reviewed the outlook…

97-year-old professor Goodenough wins Noble Prize

John Goodenough of the University of Texas in Austin, who is still active in research to lead the development of rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries that power everything mobile phones to laptops and even electric vehicles, at the age of 97. John Goodenough was the oldest laureate in any discipline in the 118-year history of Nobel Prizes,…

US is looking at ways to divert funds to Huawei’s European rivals

The US is looking at ways to channel money to Huawei’s European rivals, as officials warn that the Chinese company is becoming dangerously dominant in the race for the next generation of mobile communications. The US official have suggested issuing credit to companies such as Nokia and Ericsson to enable them to match financing terms…

Are you one of the two million people who uses emoji every hour

  Gretchen McCulloch, a Canadian linguist, making sense of  the ways we communicate online “ how internet is making us  more nuanced and inventive writers”,  in her latest book she writes “ because of internet, through a revolutionary period in linguistic history, where writing quickly, within character limits and deploying ever-changing internet slang, is enriching…

Huawei bought a stake in Oxford sciences Innovation

Huawei has bought a stake in the company that commercialises research at Oxford University , giving the Chinese telecoms group access to soe of the early stage technology developed by British academics. Oxford Sciences Innovation, whose mission is to bring Oxford’s best ideas to the world, is the largest fund dedicated to academic spin-offs in…

Juniper and Telefonica prepare for 5G roll out

Juniper Networks a leader in AI driven networks announced first phase of Telefonica UK’s successful services migration to the Telefonica UK Fusion Network, a brand new infrastructure for which Juniper Networks  is the strategic IP network provider. both designed the Fusion Network to transform the customer experience for mobile, residential and business services globally. This…

Sundar Pichai urges regulators not to rush into AI crackdown

Google’s CEO, has warned politicians against a thoughtless regulation of artificial Intelligence arguing that existing rules may still be sufficient to govern the new technology. Sundar Pichai want “ smart regulation”  that balanced innovation with protecting citizens, while many regulators are more interested in tackling Google over antitrust than AI, as Google is keen to…

Underwater observatory vanishes without a trace

A large underwater observatory that was  stationed at a depth of 22 meters in the Baltic Sea has vanished without a trace. The $330,000 observatory managed by Ocean Research agencies  had been on seafloor in a restricted area off the northern coast of Germany since December 2016. Divers were sent to locate the observatory found…