Technology

Google new finger control technology is straight out of a science fiction movie

  The days of swiping a finger against a glass screen might soon seem as antiquated as dialing numbers on a rotary telephone. If Google has its way you won’t need to touch a screen at all anymore. The company’s lab for advanced projects showed off new technology on Friday that lets users move their fingers in the air to ... Read More »

Windows takes early lead over Android in Cherry Trail tablet battle

        More Windows devices with Intel’s Atom chips code-named Cherry Trail were announced this week, giving the Microsoft OS an early lead over Android, which is not yet in any tablet based on the new chips. Acer said Friday it would launch a new Switch tablet-laptop hybrid with a 10-inch detachable screen later this year. Earlier this ... Read More »

Nasa Places First Order for Commercial Manned Mission to ISS With Boeing

        Nasa has placed its first order from Boeing for a commercial human spaceflight mission which will involve ferrying astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). The order is part of Nasa’s Commercial Crew Transportation Capability Programme (CCtCap) that has given the first “commercial crew” rotation mission to the Boeing Company to launch its CST-100 astronaut crew ... Read More »

Supercomputer ‘Bhaskara’ to Give Boost to India’s Weather Forecasting

‘Bhaskara’, a super computer, will now help meteorologists in conducting research and development related to prediction of weather including effective forecast of tropical cyclone, heavy rainfall and cloud burst events.The supercomputer, with a high-resolution regional models, will be dedicated to the nation on June 2 by Union Minister for Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan. The present augmentation shall enable Earth System ... Read More »

‘Nano-paper’ chips end up in compost heaps, not landfills

  Today’s cast-off gadgets are far more likely to end up in a landfill than they are being responsibly disposed of. In fact, 41.8 million tons of e-waste were scrapped last year alone. To combat this, a team from the University of Wisconsin-Madison has invented a radically new kind of ecologically-friendly semiconductor chip made from wood. No, seriously. The University ... Read More »

High-rises are going high-tech

    Technology is everywhere. It’s in our cars, our phones and our homes. For today’s luxury condo buyers, technology isn’t just an amenity — it’s a way of life, which is why they expect top-of-the-line high-tech offerings that are designed to make life easier. From apps that allow residents to connect with a concierge to sophisticated security features in ... Read More »

Farms of the Future Will Use Drones, Robots and GPS

      Today’s agriculture has transformed into a high-tech enterprise that most 20th-century farmers might barely recognize. After all, it was only around 100 years ago that farming in the US transitioned from animal power to combustion engines. Over the past 20 years the global positioning system (GPS), electronic sensors and other new tools have moved farming even further ... Read More »

Trade-Ideas: Integrated Device Technology (IDTI) Is Today’s Post-Market Leader Stock

    Trade-Ideas LLC identified Integrated Device Technology ( IDTI) as a post-market leader candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Integrated Device Technology as such a stock due to the following factors: IDTI has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $67.0 million. IDTI is up 2.6% today from ... Read More »

Silicon Motion Technology (SIMO) Is Today’s Strong On High Volume Stock

    Trade-Ideas LLC identified Silicon Motion Technology ( SIMO) as a strong on high relative volume candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Silicon Motion Technology as such a stock due to the following factors: SIMO has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $12.5 million. SIMO has traded ... Read More »

Himax Technologies (HIMX) Highlighted As Today’s Perilous Reversal Stock

    Trade-Ideas LLC identified Himax Technologies ( HIMX) as a “perilous reversal” (up big yesterday but down big today) candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Himax Technologies as such a stock due to the following factors: HIMX has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $20.7 million. HIMX ... Read More »