Zuckerberg slams Trump’s DACA move again during live chat – CNET

Facebook CEO holds an online chat with three Dreamers, wading deeper into politics and criticism of President Donald Trump.

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Disaster lurks: Stay connected when Irma hits – CNET

When a major storm hits, having the right tech gear can help you stay in touch with the world — and survive.

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Facebook sold ads to Russian-linked accounts during election – CNET

The social network said the ad spending was north of $100,000.

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Gold Nanoparticles Market – Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. Some of the driving factors in the market are an upsurge in research and development activities associated with gold nanoparticles, increasing adoption of ultra-light materials favoring demand for compact electronic devices, increasing demand from commercial applications.

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MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress Answers “What’s Driving $66B Industry?”

Other speakers will address diverse topics spanning ingestible sensors that leverage integrated circuits , MEMS spectral sensors that improve crop yields, low-power acoustic sensing platforms for always-on voice-activated products, and thin-film pressure-sensitive tiles used for gait and performance analysis. “Understanding the essential role of MEMS and sensors in integrated systems, such as smart home, smart automotive, smart biomedical/wellness and smart industrial, is critical to extracting maximum value from these devices, which market research firm Yole Developpement expects to grow from , vice president, MSIG, a SEMI Strategic Association Partner.

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What you need to know about DACA and tech (FAQ) – CNET

The Trump administration kills off the Obama program that cut undocumented children of illegal immigrants some slack, and tech execs are angry. Here’s why.

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Supercharging silicon batteries

Scientists have designed a novel silicon-based anode to provide lithium batteries with increased power and better stability.

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Green light for ultra-fine display colors

Chemical engineers have succeeded in generating ultra-pure green light for the first time. The new light-emitting diode will pave the way for visibly improved color quality in a new generation of ultra-high definition displays for TVs and smartphones.

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Keychain detector could catch food allergens before it’s too late

For kids and adults with food allergies, a restaurant outing can be a fraught experience. Even when care is taken, freshly prepared or packaged meals can accidentally become cross-contaminated with an offending food and trigger a reaction. Now researchers report the development of a new portable allergen-detection system — including a keychain analyzer — that could help prevent trips to the emergency room.

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Imec Reports World-Class Low-Power IP Blocks for 5G

Sept. 6, 2017 – Today, at its Imec Technology Forum Southeast Asia in Singapore, imec , the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technology, will present two key building blocks for future 5G applications featuring record low power consumption. The first is a fast and extremely compact successive approximation analog-to-digital converter , designed for consumer electronics, such as mobile phones, operating in the below-6GHz frequency bands .

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