Proton battery can be charged in seconds many times over

April 3rd, 2020 no comment

Batteries are currently a technology holy grail, with teams around the world trying to find new energy-storage solutions that would allow renewable electricity to be used without fossil-fuel backup and smartphones an…

Proton battery can be charged in seconds many times over

April 3rd, 2020 no comment

Batteries are currently a technology holy grail, with teams around the world trying to find new energy-storage solutions that would allow renewable electricity to be used without fossil-fuel backup and smartphones an…

Book reviews: ‘Zucked’, ‘Snowden’s Box’, ‘Keep Calm and Log On’

April 3rd, 2020 no comment

The issue of digital privacy has acquired particular importance since the start of the pandemic that currently has the world in its grip. Just this week I listened with interest to a debate on BBC Radio 4 about how m…

Book reviews: ‘Zucked’, ‘Snowden’s Box’, ‘Keep Calm and Log On’

April 3rd, 2020 no comment

The issue of digital privacy has acquired particular importance since the start of the pandemic that currently has the world in its grip. Just this week I listened with interest to a debate on BBC Radio 4 about how m…

Radiation from electronic appliances can be used to power IoT devices

April 1st, 2020 no comment

A team of scientists at Penn State University, USA, said their device is capable of providing 400 per cent higher power output compared to other similar mechanisms.
“Just like sunlight is a free source of energy we t…

US Space Force completes its first satellite launch for military communications

March 27th, 2020 no comment

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket blasted into space yesterday afternoon taking off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
It carried with it the sixth and last satellite making up the US’s ‘Advanced Extr…

Network operators share location data with EU to track pandemic

March 26th, 2020 no comment

The agreement was announced by the GSMA, which represents mobile network operators, following a meeting with EU Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton earlier this week. It will include Vodafone, Deutsche Teleko…

Video GP consultations a viable alternative during social distancing measures

March 25th, 2020 no comment

The new research from Warwick Medical School has found that patients and general practice staff are receptive to greater use of video consultations in general practice, however concerns about accessibility and techni…

Making future aircraft wings through composites manufacturing

March 24th, 2020 no comment

Back in December 2018, the NCC had secured funding for the £36.7m iCAP (Digital Capability Acquisition) programme, under which ten new technologies, tailor-made to the NCC’s specifications, were installed within the …

Brits told ‘stay at home’ via SMS; some older people could be left isolated

March 24th, 2020 no comment

This week marks the beginning of a police-enforced lockdown in the UK. All but the most essential business operations are being forced to close physical locations, moving to operate online only, and citizens are perm…