Energy & Green Tech

The role of industrial clusters in advancing the energy transition

During COP26 in Scotland last year, the World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Accenture and Electric Power Research Institute, launched the initiative Transitioning Industrial Clusters towards Net Zero in a bid to accelerate ...

Engineering

Crash tests show that proper repair is crucial for safety

Researchers at the University of Agder (UiA) conducted two full-scale crash tests at Farsund Airport Lista in December 2021. Preliminary findings show that vehicles that have been incorrectly repaired after a collision may ...

Business

Examining the development of music streaming

Until the invention of audio recording devices, the music industry as it was involved live performance and the selling of sheet music for people to play their favorite pieces at home. The invention of recording and playback ...

Business

JD.com founder Richard Liu leaves CEO post

Chinese e-commerce company JD.com said Thursday that its founder Richard Liu has left his position as CEO, the latest Chinese billionaire founder to step aside amid increased government scrutiny of the country's technology ...

Internet

Through the metaverse, and what can be found there

The term "metaverse" has entered pop culture lexicon in recent years, largely due to Facebook, but the idea itself isn't new. Since the late 1970s and early 1980s, many of those in the technology community have imagined a ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

New imager microchip helps devices bring hidden objects to light

Researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas and Oklahoma State University have developed an innovative terahertz imager microchip that can enable devices to detect and create images through obstacles that include fog, ...

Business

Tech industry seeks new frontiers as Congress lags behind

Tech companies are racing toward new frontiers involving immersive virtual reality worlds that some experts fear could exacerbate existing problems as Congress lags behind the sector's rapid developments.

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