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Google pulls YouTube from Amazon Echo Show again, as well as from Fire TV

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon Echo Show again, as well as from Fire TV

Mere days after the little tussle between Google and Amazon seemed to be clearing up, the two companies are apparently at it once again. Two weeks ago Google allowed YouTube to return to the Amazon Echo Show after pulling the service in September, when the company cited a “broken user experience” compared to what youRead more about Google pulls YouTube from Amazon Echo Show again, as well as from Fire TV[…]

US #FakeNews timeline – Trump, Putin, Facebook and Mueller – an annotated infographic

US #FakeNews timeline – Trump, Putin, Facebook and Mueller – an annotated infographic

On the one hand, Donald Trump has been largely responsible for, and has relied heavily upon, the creation and dissemination of so-called ‘fake news’ in order to elevate himself (or have himself elevated, depending on how you care to view the 2016 US election process) to the dubious position in which he finds himself today.Read more about US #FakeNews timeline – Trump, Putin, Facebook and Mueller – an annotated infographic[…]

Smiths Interconnect offers wafer-level chip test probes

Smiths Interconnect offers wafer-level chip test probes

The probe heads in the Volta series are used for testing the chips while in their wafer form. In the design spring probe contacts are used in place of cantilever and traditional vertical probe card technologies. The am is to create a short signal path enabling low and stable contact resistance, high current carrying capacityRead more about Smiths Interconnect offers wafer-level chip test probes[…]

The Samsung Galaxy S9 may not have microSD slot – and here's why

The Samsung Galaxy S9 may not have microSD slot – and here's why

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is one of the first flagship phones we’re expecting to see in 2018, and we’ve started to hear a few interesting bits of speculation about it – including a hint that the next generation of Samsung phones won’t offer support for microSD cards. That’s hasn’t come from anything we’ve heard fromRead more about The Samsung Galaxy S9 may not have microSD slot – and here's why[…]

World’s worst submarine disasters remembered, as Argentine submarine rescue mission hopes fade – an annotated infographic

World’s worst submarine disasters remembered, as Argentine submarine rescue mission hopes fade – an annotated infographic

With a submarine crewed by 44 sailors still missing off the coast of Argentina, we recall 10 of the worst submarine disasters in history, all from the last few decades. The Argentine ARA San Juan submarine, with 44 crew on board, disappeared 430km (270 miles) off the Argentine coast last Wednesday after reporting a mechanicalRead more about World’s worst submarine disasters remembered, as Argentine submarine rescue mission hopes fade – an annotated infographic[…]

Multi-spectral colour sensor optimised for blue-light well-being

Multi-spectral colour sensor optimised for blue-light well-being

Called AS7264N, it is a “tri-stimulus sensor which provides measurements of colour that closely match the human eye’s response to the visible light spectrum,” said the firm. “The sensor also accurately measures blue-light wavelengths, which researchers have linked to important health effects such as disruption or management of the circadian rhythm, accelerated eye aging, andRead more about Multi-spectral colour sensor optimised for blue-light well-being[…]