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Types of rechargeable battery

First some terminology. The word ‘battery’ comes to us via a French word meaning an array of artillery weapons, to which Benjamin Franklin compared his experimental array of Leyden jars. So strictly speaking a ‘battery’ should comprise more than one … Continue reading

05. June 2019 by sam
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What is the difference between augmented reality and virtual reality?

Augmented reality (AR) is an enhanced version of reality created by the use of technology to add some digital information on an image. Or else we can say that AR is a live direct or indirect view f a physical, … Continue reading

12. November 2018 by sam
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What are the latest advancements in nanotechnology for IC designs?

Nanotechnology allows integrated circuits (ICs) or chips to be made on nanometre scale. Semiconductors are witnessing a very fast technological progress, and so is nanotechnology in IC designs. The technology node, or simply node, refers to a specific semiconductor manufacturing … Continue reading

12. November 2018 by sam
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The era of quantum supremacy arriving

After decades of not much success, quantum computing is suddenly buzzing with activity. IBM and Intel have made quantum computers with 50 and 49 qubits, respectively, and Google is also thought to have its own in the wings. In fact, … Continue reading

10. July 2018 by sam
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Intel launches chip for computing at the edge

As we develop increasingly sophisticated technologies like self-driving cars and industrial Internet of things sensors, we need to move computing to the edge. Essentially this means that instead of sending data to the cloud, processing must be done right on … Continue reading

10. July 2018 by sam
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Qualcomm chip enabling 5G launches in 2019

Qualcomm has announced that its Snapdragon X50 5G New Radio (NR) mobile modem chipset was chosen by 19 global operators for upcoming mobile 5G trials. The chip giant also received pledges from more than a dozen OEMs to use the … Continue reading

10. July 2018 by sam
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Soon every gadget will have AI inside

Betting big on artificial intelligence, Arm has announced a pair of chip designs for artificial intelligence, called Project Trillium. One is named the Arm Machine Learning processor, which can be used for any AI task from translation to facial recognition. … Continue reading

10. July 2018 by sam
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Charging at the bend of a finger

Chinese and US researchers have developed a small metallic tab that, when attached to the human body, generates electricity from bending a finger and other simple movements. So, searching for a power outlet may soon become a thing of the … Continue reading

10. July 2018 by sam
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Sprint gearing to roll out the world’s first mobile 5G network

Following a series of 5G rollout announcements from AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, US carrier Sprint has committed to launching mobile 5G service nationally in the first half of 2019—at somewhat higher prices. Unlike Verizon, which thus far has announced only … Continue reading

10. July 2018 by sam
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