Now in Tech: 1/29/2018
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lower-powered “display technology" gets £6 million funding
Technologies, a tech startup grew out from Oxford University, gets £6 million
investment for its 'reflective display technology' that can significantly lower
screen power consumption or costs no power in some states. It claims to adopt
solid-state reflective display that could turn static printed materials into
low-cost dynamic display and replace the power-thirsty screens on mobile
revealed chip flaws to Chinese firms before to US government
to Wall Street Journal, Intel did not immediately notify its processor security
flaws to the US government as the company decided to inform some of the
clients, including major Chinese tech companies first. Intel responded the time
lag was because the news went public earlier than expected and the company was
not able to notify all the stakeholders as it planned. Thoughts?
Kamprad, Ikea's founder passed away at 91
locations across the globe, $62 billion annual revenue, and more importantly a
cultural symbolizing a unique style.
These are the legacy left behind by Ingvar Kamprad, Ikea's founder who passed
Fitness app Strava leaked location of secret
analyst from UCA found out Strava, a fitness app with built in location
tracker, inadvertently disclosed secret military bases on its publicly
available activity map where fitness routes of soldiers and agents were logged.
Strava data has unveiled several US bases in Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia and
even Area 51. Besides location, the data could be further analysed for
strategic routes such as supply line or patrol route.
Falcon Heavy set for launch on Feb 6
CEO Elon Musk tweeted this news. The heavy rocket will be able to carry 37,000
lbs. of payloads, nearly three times more than a regular rocket, making it the
most powerful rocket in operation. This dummy mission will see the rocket
sending a red Tesla Roadster onto Mars' orbit, if the launch concludes