The next chip could be connected by light, instead of copper

chip connected by light

Current computer processors use metal wires to exchange information with other components, sending and receiving electrical signals moving through them. This has limitations because of the resistance of copper. One area that historically promises to solve this problem is the photon: use light to transmit data over optical fiber, but the technology was too complex to be included in a microchip. Leaders of a project that got underway three American universities (the University of California at Berkeley, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Colorado at Boulder) report…

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Ford and Google plan to join to make autonomous vehicles

google to make autonomous vehicles

Google is in talks with the automaker Ford Motor Company to help the Internet search engine to build autonomous vehicles, the weekly Automotive News quoting a person with familiar of the project. If takes the form of the manufacturing agreement, is expected to be announced at the annual Consumer Electronics Show which will be held in Las Vegas during the first week of January, told Automotive News. A Google spokesman told Automotive News that the company would not comment on speculation, although senior Google confirmed that the Internet giant is…

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MiraMagia Masterfully Combines Farming and Fantasy


Gamers have a lot of options when it comes to browser based games. One of the best strategy games of this type is this free browser game, in which players compete against others to create the most efficient and powerful railway business. For those who prefer farm simulation games, one of the most entertaining browser-based games in the genre is MiraMagia, which won MMO of the year in 2012. What makes MiraMagia unique is that it combines RPG and fantasy elements into its farm simulation, allowing users to choose…

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Drone Parrot Bebop 2, more autonomy and always with onboard camera

Drone Parrot Bebop 2

The Parrot brand intends to become a world leader in the field of leisure drones. Coming to conduct a capital increase of 300 million euro, the manufacturer has also unveil the new Bebop 2 model that presents all in a slightly more compact format, with Full HD camera on the snout and optimized autonomy can afford to use the unit for 20 to 25 minutes non-stop. The Parrot drones are known to be particularly stable and controllable easily from an application on smartphone or tablet, but also from a controller…

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Top eCommerce New Year’s Resolutions

ecommerce business

Making resolutions is a fun way to focus your priorities for the year ahead. Make sure your ecommerce business is on track with these top New Year’s resolutions. Embrace all the holidays. At this point you might be thoroughly over the year-end holidays. However, the calendar is full of holidays which are fantastic potential opportunities for boosting revenue. You don’t have to be a jeweler to take advantage of Valentine’s Day or a florist to take advantage of Mother’s Day. Plan out your promotions calendar now to strategize your holiday…

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Amazon introduced a new version of its drone for home deliveries

Prime Air

The prototype combines a hybrid design that emulates the performance of a helicopter and an airplane for vertical takeoff and horizontal displacement to 120 meters; the company promises delivery of orders less than 30 minutes… Two years ago, Amazon announced Prime Air, a delivery service packages using UAVs. This year it obtained the authorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to carry out tests with different prototypes that will be part of this innovative service.

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Test a Li-Fi network, a hundred times faster than Wi-Fi

Li-Fi network

Estonia’s Velmenni Company began the tests outside the lab with wireless connection based on a lighting system; do not believe that it is a replacement for the conventional Wi-Fi… There is no doubt that the emergence of Wi-Fi changed the way the Internet is used and has become indispensable for most people. But it seems that is overdue. And the culprit is called Li-Fi. Although this wireless technology was announced four years ago, has now been when performed the first tests in the real world, i.e., outside the laboratory. The…

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The thermometer strip is renewed with an ultrathin version

thermometer strip

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed an ultrathin shaped plastic strip thermometer that sticks to the skin and will be available in about three years, reported public broadcaster NHK. The thermometers with flexible plastic shaped exist long ago, but this, adhesive, allow a more advanced, especially in hospital use. This device, with a thickness of about a quarter of human hair, accurately measures a temperature between 25 to 50 degrees Celsius and recorded oscillations of up to 0.1 degrees. The research director, Takao Someya said the thermometer can…

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Opera Max, tool that reduces data consumption on smartphone

Opera Max

The Norwegian firm Opera is known for its namesake browser, both PC and mobile devices. And it is in the field of cell which has historically fared better, thanks to a performance (especially with the Opera Mini) in which the browser simplifies and compresses Web pages visited by the user, for to improve its load route 2G or 3G. Opera announced that through its integration with Samsung, Xiaomi and other handset makers, to 2017 will be pre-installed on some 100 million computers it’s another tool, Opera Max (which is available…

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