The Death of the Florescent Shop Light

    I’ve recently discovered the reasonably priced LED shop light. “Big whoop” you may be thinking. It’s a bigger whoop than many realize, especially for me. Just for the fun of it, I measured the current draw of one of my old shop lights and one of the new LED versions. The LED lights use 66% less energy. This ... Read More »

Ireland’s new cyber bodyguards

    It’s not a bad problem to have, concedes the 38-year-old Goulding. His business is the biggest indigenous company in the country’s fastest-growing sector: cyber security. It helps Irish, and more recently UK, companies protect themselves from malicious hacks by criminals, helping guard their customers’ data. Founded by three friends a decade ago in a residential basement, today Integrity ... Read More »

Samsung’s latest OLED can be a mirror, a window or a TV

    Drop everything you’re doing … unless what you’re doing is putting up a new 4K Ultra HD TV. Samsung today unveiled a line of transparent and mirrored OLED displays that it intends to sell to retail stores before bringing them into our living rooms one day down the road. The firm showed off these new panels at Retail ... Read More »

Bethesda pleases the raving crowd with Doom unveiling — releases in spring 2016

    Yes, Doom is back. And now we know a lot more about what kind of Doom it’s going to be. If you’re a fanatic for one of the most groundbreaking first-person shooter franchises in gaming history, you’re going to be salivating. Bethesda Softworks showed off a preview tonight of its latest Doom game in front of a crowd ... Read More »

Tech Time Warp: That Time UNIX Saved the Day in Jurassic Park

    THE VELOCIRAPTORS ARE closing in. The only chance the surviving humans at Jurassic Park have is Lex, an adolescent hacker who has to find way to reactivate the security system. And they’re in luck. “It’s a UNIX system!” she exclaims. “I know this!” Good thing it wasn’t a Windows NT system,amirite? Jurassic World world hit theaters today. For ... Read More »

WowWee’s Michael Yanofsky on the importance of tech for today’s innovators

    How important is technology to the toy industry? Tech toys often represent the ‘latest and greatest” in commercial technologies and because of this they can bring a freshness to a retailer’s offering. They are usually newsworthy, so they offer a way to build awareness in the press, social media and online. Generally the products also appeal to a ... Read More »

How to name your startup

      No one knows the value of a great domain as much as a startup. That is why some of the most successful new startups shell out upwards of $500,000 for a category killer premium name. But where does that leave everyone else? According to Wakefield Research, 52 percent of people would change their name if they had ... Read More »

Wireless Breast Cancer Detection Device to Launch in India and the US

A wireless handheld device which will enable any health care worker to conduct a breast cancer examination within five minutes and access the results on a smartphone or tablet would be launched next month in the US and India, a top US official has said.The device is the outcome of US Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration investment of $1 million ... Read More »

New Computer Developed That Operates on Water Droplets

A computer that operates using the unique physics of moving water droplets has been developed by an Indian-origin scientist and his team.The computer is nearly a decade in the making, incubated from an idea that struck Manu Prakash, an assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University, when he was a graduate student. The work combines his expertise in manipulating droplet ... Read More »

Panasonic Lumix GH4 Mirrorless Camera Launched at Rs. 1,11,990

More than a year after its global launch, Panasonic has finally launched its flagship digital single lens mirrorless (DSLM) camera – the Lumix GH4 – in India. Panasonic has priced the Lumix GH4 at Rs. 1,11,990 for the body-only variant and there is another bundle, including a 12-35mm F2.8 lens, which will set you back by Rs. 1,72,990. The main ... Read More »