Electronics

Warren Buffett: My view about investing in tech companies

As the world’s best investor, Warren Buffett isn’t known for his holdings in the technology industry. He used to say that he avoided tech altogether...

Fitness tracker watches could boost your anxiety

Scientists from the University of Copenhagen found that while health apps and fitness tracker watches can help shape a healthy lifestyle, they can also...

What Elon Musk’s US$3 billion Twitter deal means for him – and for social...

The world’s richest man, Elon Musk, is now Twitter’s largest shareholder after acquiring a 9.2% stake in the social media platform for just under...

These crystals could help computers run on less power

Researchers have created engineered crystal structures that display an unusual physical phenomenon known as negative capacitance. Incorporating this material into advanced silicon transistors could...

Does this artificial intelligence think like a human

In machine learning, understanding why a model makes certain decisions is often just as important as whether those decisions are correct. For instance, a machine-learning...

Cornell engineers pave the way for next-gen deep ultraviolet lasers

Engineers have created a deep-ultraviolet laser using semiconductor materials. This shows great promise for improving the use of ultraviolet light for sterilizing medical tools, purifying...

Will the EU’s new law remake big tech

Last week, European Union lawmakers reached agreement on the Digital Markets Act, which will force the biggest technology companies to open up their platforms...

Stanford engineers develop stretchy display for shapable electronics

After discovering a groundbreaking way to create an elastic light-emitting polymer, Stanford chemical engineers have developed high-brightness, stretchy color displays. No one would ever imagine...

New Dragonfly telescope is a galactic gas detector

The Dragonfly telescope is undergoing a metamorphosis. For the past decade, the Dragonfly Telephoto Array — designed by Yale’s Pieter van Dokkum and the University...

Why solar storms can destroy satellites with ease

On Feb. 4, 2022, SpaceX launched 49 satellites as part of Elon Musk's Starlink internet project, most of which burned up in the atmosphere...