Researchers have discovered a new class of magnet that increases in volume when placed in a magnetic field and generates only negligible amounts of heat in the process. These properties could transform many existing technologies and enable a few new ones. Harsh Deep Chopra, Professor and Chair of Mechanical Engineering at Temple University, and Manfred Wuttig, Professor of Materials Science
The giant computer tech company Lenovo has apparently been installing adware onto new consumer computers. The adware is turned on when you start the computer and injects third-party ads on Google searches and websites without the user’s permission.
It’s only been recently that Apple released its new iPhone 6, and like every year zealots are lining up in front of Apple stores. In fact, the company reports that some 4 million iPhone 6 preorders were placed within the first 24 hours, yet again showing how powerful a cult brand can be. Aside from being a nifty gadget, the iPhone, and
For some time, Google scientists have been experimenting with artificial intelligence using quantum devices provided by D-Wave. According to Google, the company’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab will soon develop their own quantum hardware, most probably in a bid to secure novel technology. Quantum computers are set to be the next generation of computing devices capable of computations order of magnitude above what
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Multifunction photocopiers consolidate several pieces of essential office equipment into one. With in-built print, copy, scan and fax functions, hard-drive storage and the ability to electronically transfer documents to and from network folders and email addresses, it’s easy to see why they are such a popular choice for businesses of all sizes, from small offices to multinationals. By combining several
Breast cancer survival rates are improving, but the fight for a cure continues on. According to the American Cancer Society, “During the last 10 years (2001-2010) for which mortality data is available, death rates declined for 11 of the 17 most common cancers in men (including lung, prostate, and colon and rectum) and for 15 of the 18 most common
Power and efficiency can seem like contradictory qualities in a vehicle. A big truck may have lots of towing power but relatively poor fuel economy for that long trip to the lake, making such trips more expensive for the driver. On the other hand, a tiny hybrid coupe may have a driving range that ranges from California to Texas, but
As a retailer, you have a lot on your plate. From sales and marketing, to inventory, employee management, and accounting, it’s easy to feel like there are just not enough hours in the day to get all your tasks done. And if you’re a small business, there’s also the issue of cost. Most SMBs don’t have the resources to hire
Migraines are different for everyone. They vary greatly in severity and cause – in fact no one has definitely proven what exactly causes migraines, only how to treat them. More common in females; with 1 in 4 women said to develop migraines during their life compared to 1 in 12 men. This is partly due to hormones, as headaches are