Snap updates Spectacles with faster uploads, water resistance – CNET

The first version of Snap’s camera-sunglasses went from hype to afterthought in a couple months. Now, the company is reviving the device with some tweaks.

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Cyient Acquires Semiconductor Firm AnSem N.V.

April 26, 2018 — Cyient Limited , a global provider of engineering, manufacturing, geospatial, networks, and operations management services, today announced that its step down subsidiary Cyient Europe Ltd. has acquired AnSem N.V., a leading fabless, custom analog and mixed-signal application-specific integrated circuits design company. AnSem specializes in advanced analog, radio frequency, and mixed-signal integrated circuit design and provides custom ASICs for clients around the world across key industries, including automotive, medical, industrial, smart home, and smart grid, with long-life applications of five to ten years.

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Nintendo says it’ll sell 20M Switch consoles in the next year – CNET

The Japanese gaming giant is selling a whole lot of Switch consoles — just under 18 million, in fact — and expects to sell even more over the coming year.

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New frontiers of quantum mechanics – Tech Explorist (press release)

Tech Explorist (press release)New frontiers of quantum mechanicsTech Explorist (press release)Quantum mechanics that is difficult to understand, usually considered as a hypothesis describing the world of the infinitesimally small particles. They are far removed from the phenomena of our daily life. One example of it includes quantum …

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Google Doodle honors ‘Flying Housewife’ Fanny Blankers-Koen – CNET

She won four gold medals at the 1948 Olympics, the best performance of any athlete at that year’s Games.

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Google Doodle honors ‘Flying Housewife’ Fanny Blankers-Koen – CNET

She won four gold medals at the 1948 Olympics, the best performance of any athlete at that year’s Games.

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European Parliament Approves New Law on Organic Production and Labeling of Organic Products – Nanotechnology News

European Parliament Approves New Law on Organic Production and Labeling of Organic ProductsNanotechnology NewsOn April 19, 2018, the European Parliament (EP) approved a regulation on organic production and labeling of organic products. See http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=AMD&format=PDF&reference=A8-0311/2015&secondRef=403-403&language=EN …

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Massive quantum entanglement experiment could help solve a physics mystery – Radio Australia

Radio AustraliaMassive quantum entanglement experiment could help solve a physics mysteryRadio AustraliaBut a team of physicists has for the first time kept two vibrating metal membranes, each made of trillions of atoms, entangled for a good half hour, according to a study published today in Nature. The membranes may seem infinitesimal to us, at around …

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FDA Approves Test for Spontaneous Preterm Birth

QIAGEN won FDA's OK to introduce its PartoSure test for estimating the risk of spontaneous preterm birth to be used for women that are experiencing symptoms of preterm labor. The test identifies the presence of placental alpha microglobulin-1 , a pretty good indicator that the fetal membrane has suffered a break.

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Facebook turns on AV1 technology to speed up video streaming – CNET

The social network takes its first steps to send video using a new technology that can cut your data use, improve quality, and deliver videos faster.

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