Blog

Home

Samsung Electronics plans initial production of five million Galaxy S7 phones: report

  • 10
  • Dec 28, 2015
SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's top smartphone maker, plans an initial production run of about 5 million of its upcoming Galaxy S7 smartphones, South Korea's Electronic Times reported on Monday, citing unnamed sources. The paper said Sams...
Read More

Thoughts On the 10th State of Agile Survey

  • 20
  • May 02, 2016
Just recently I reviewed the 9th Agile survey (read about it here) and now the 10th version is out (you can access the survey here), so I thought I'd provide an update. Given the results are not that different from the previous year, I will write this...
Read More

Solar plane lands in Spain after three-day Atlantic crossing

  • 98
  • Jun 23, 2016
SEVILLE, Spain An airplane powered solely by the sun landed safely in Seville in Spain early on Thursday after an almost three-day flight across the Atlantic from New York in one of the longest legs of the first ever fuel-less flight around the world.T...
Read More

Beer brewers toast Australian gluten-free barley

  • 62
  • Apr 20, 2016
SYDNEY Australian scientists say they have developed the world's first WHO-approved "gluten-free" barley, a breakthrough for global beer manufacturers which have had to use alternatives to barley such as rice and sorghum to brew gluten-free beer.Austra...
Read More

Melting glaciers blamed for subtle slowing of Earth's rotation

  • 17
  • Dec 12, 2015
WASHINGTON The melting of glaciers caused by the world's rising temperatures appears to be causing a slight slowing of the Earth's rotation in another illustration of the far-reaching impact of global climate change, scientists said on Friday.The drivi...
Read More

Green car technologies collide in Los Angeles

  • 10
  • Sep 07, 2015
LOS ANGELES Asian automakers are opening up a new front in the contest to define the future of cars in California, fielding a flock of cars powered by hydrogen in a bid to woo green car buyers from Tesla Motors Inc, the battery electric vehicle leader....
Read More

Foxconn says in talks with Sharp over deal hitch; hopes for agreement

  • 50
  • Feb 26, 2016
TOKYO/TAIPEI Foxconn, a major supplier to Apple Inc (AAPL.O), said on Friday it was in talks with Sharp Corp (6753.T) to clarify a late hitch to its takeover of the Japanese firm, worth an estimated near-$6 billion. It said it hopes for a "satisfactory...
Read More

Rocket Internet vows to limit losses after 2015 cash burn

  • 14
  • Apr 14, 2016
BERLIN German ecommerce firm Rocket Internet (RKET.DE) said it was on track to make three of its start-ups profitable by the end of 2017, and its losses should have peaked last year when its companies burned through 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion).Found...
Read More

Start-ups at risk as investors close taps, Modi fund falls short

  • 80
  • Jan 19, 2016
MUMBAI After pumping billions of dollars into internet start-ups in the last 24 months, global investors are cutting that flood back a trickle as dreams of huge online sales are clouded by soaring valuations and still-distant profits.Even as Prime Mini...
Read More

Twitter sued by U.S. widow for giving voice to Islamic State

  • 3
  • Jan 14, 2016
Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) is being sued by the widow of an American killed in Jordan who accuses the social media company of giving a voice to Islamic State, adding to the pressure to crack down on online propaganda linked to terrorism.Tamara Fields, a Flor...
Read More