Internet sites to protest Trump Admin’s net neutrality plan – CNET

A group of sites plan to take action to draw attention to a crucial FCC vote planned for Dec. 14 that could dismantle Obama-era net neutrality rules.

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Alexa can finally wake you up before you go-go – CNET

Amazon is going to either give you your favorite song to wake up to or make you hate it.

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Quantum Technology Creates “Hack Proof” Internet – Edgy Labs (blog)

Edgy Labs (blog)Quantum Technology Creates “Hack Proof” InternetEdgy Labs (blog)Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), a singular facet of the oncoming quantum revolution, exploits the specificities of particles at the quantum scale to perform tasks beyond the reach of traditional computers. QKD is carried out by encoding data onto …

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Apple’s pushing into gyms with GymKit: what you need to know – CNET

Apple Watch can tap-to-pair with new connected fitness machines. Here’s how it works.

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Global Smart Coatings Market Is Expected to Reach US $9.82 Bn by 2025

A new report added to the repository of Market Research Reports Search Engine ” Smart Coatings Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017-2025″ is a comprehensive repository of information, providing market share, size, and forecast. Request for Sample Report @ https://www.mrrse.com/sample/3775 Global Smart Coatings Market: Snapshot Smart or intelligent coatings are fast gaining traction with the emergence of new technologies further enhancing their functionalities.

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Scientists pioneer new way to analyze ancient artwork

Scientists have used a combination of three advanced imaging techniques to produce a highly detailed analysis of a second century Egyptian painting. They are the first to use the specific combination — which they termed “macroscale multimodal chemical imaging” — to examine an ancient work of art.

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Glass with switchable opacity could improve solar cells and LEDs

Researchers have created glass that lets through a large amount of light while appearing hazy, a combination of properties that could help boost the performance of solar cells and LEDs.

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A diamond as the steppingstone to new materials, using plasma physics technology

Physicists have taken the first step in a five-year effort to create novel compounds that surpass diamonds in heat resistance and nearly rival them in hardness. Reserachers investigated how the addition of boron, while making a diamond film via plasma vapor deposition, changed properties of the diamond material.

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New world standard in nano generators

Engineers have developed a new way to produce electrical power that can charge handheld devices or sensors that monitor anything from pipelines to medical implants. The discovery sets a new world standard in triboelectric nanogenerators by producing a high-density DC current — a vast improvement over low-quality AC currents produced previously. The devices can transform mechanical energy such as wind or vibrations into electricity.

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Midwife and signpost for photons

Targeted creation and control of photons: This should succeed thanks to a new design for optical antennas.

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