SK Hynix, South Korean memory semiconductor supplier of DRAM chips and flash memory chips, has completed stage one of its acquisition of Intel’s SSD and NAND businesses.This follows recent official Chinese approval of the deal, which will see Intel being paid over $7 billion.To handle its new SSD business, SK hynix formed a new subsidiary, called Solidigm. It will beRead entire article on
Archive | December, 2021
Curi Bio’s “Mantarray” platform enables muscle cells to be grown in three dimensions. Muscle tissue, in pink, is growing in each circular well. (Curi Bio Photo)
Seattle-based startup Curi Bio has raised $10 million to advance its platforms for drug discovery, based on human stem cells.
Curi Bio enables screening of new drugs usingRead entire article on
A recent news report about Alexa telling a young girl to do a dangerous stunt is a reminder that we need to be wary of the things that AI tells us to do, including in the home and even while riding in AI-based self-driving cars.Read entire article on
2021 is almost over – how did that happen, by the way!? – and, just like other years that preceded this one, it’s been another stellar 12 months for the world’s bigges streamers.Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and HBO Max continued to pump out movies and TV shows that were lapped up by fans and critics alike. And, with Disney PlusRead entire article on
The autonomous-driving tech company said it successfully completed a test run of a robotic semi in Arizona highway that was the world’s first on public roads without humans in the cab.Read entire article on
The mobile industry continued to play a crucial role in society during 2021, helping billions of people around the globe stay connected to friends, family, and colleagues as lockdowns and pandemic-related disruptions continued into a second year.5G rollouts continued at pace, new smartphones wowed consumers and businesses, while telcos diversified into new areas to meet demand for sophisticated collaboration andRead entire article on
We’re almost at the end of 2021, which means the start of a new year – a new year of exciting video games. There are so many new game releases due in 2022, across all platforms, it keeps us awake in the early hours; from cinematic blockbusters to slow-burn RPGs. A thrilling 12 months lie ahead, and we can’t wait.But,Read entire article on
Flat floors, low entry, and B-pillarless design — Waymo’s concept art of the coming cars. | Image: Waymo
Alphabet’s self-driving car company Waymo is partnering with Chinese automaker Geely to create a fleet of all-electric, self-driving robotaxis.
The cars will be designed in Sweden (where Geely owns Swedish carmaker Volvo) and will be adapted from Geely’s