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April 18, 2015 12:02 PM Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone? Most of us assume that smartphones and laptops will keep getting faster and better. That's when engineers will hit the limits of cramming atom-scale circuitry onto conventional 69

April 13, 2015 5:23 PM China has weaponized its Internet with the ‘Great Cannon’

China has debuted an accessory to its wryly nicknamed “Great Firewall”—the apparatus through which the country effectuates Internet censorship. And this one goes on the offensive. Dubbed the “Great Cannon” by researchers at the Citizen Lab, a research and development arm at the University of Toronto, Canada, who released a report revealing the attack 14

April 9, 2015 6:02 PM Satyam case verdict: Finally, 'Satyam' prevails

While the court has sentenced the perpetrators of India’s worst corporate fraud to prison terms, corporate governance experts believe investors of the erstwhile Satyam Computer Services remain aggrieved. “The quantum and term of the punishment is in no way a benchmark if you compare with similar cases in the US,” said Shriram Subramanian, managing director 9

April 8, 2015 2:39 PM KfW grants loan for South African green energy

German development KfW announced it has given a large loan to South Africa to help the nation make its energy grid more sustainable. It's an investment in renewables, with the emphasis being on solar and wind energy. Commissioned by the German Development Ministry, state-owned KfW bank granted a 4-billion-rand (300-million-euro, $326-million) loan to South 10

April 8, 2015 5:08 AM World Socialist Web Site

Published by the International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI) After more than two years of maintenance and upgrades, proton beams are again circulating at the world’s most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). More than 60,000 particle physicists at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) and across 40

April 6, 2015 7:43 AM PUSAG condemns Garissa University massacre

Monday 6th April , 2015 7:43 am Private Universities Students’ Association, Ghana (PUSAG) has condemned the attack on students and lecturers of Garissa University College in Kenya by Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab. A statement signed by the PUAG’s Director of International Affairs, Richard Odame said: “We, PUSAG, condemn the grisly and dastardly 14

April 4, 2015 1:59 AM Call from Mideast: Risking a Fallout or an Opportunity to Flex

Saudi Arabia has sought Pakistan’s assistance in dealing with the situation in Yemen where the Houthi tribes are trying to get hold of the strategically important seaport of Aden at the mouth of Red Sea in the south after strengthening their position in the capital city of Sana’a in the north. They are attempting to finish President Abd-Rabbu Mansour 30

April 3, 2015 12:10 PM Waterville owes Ghana over €47m not €25m

Former Attorney General Martin Amidu has noted that construction firm, Waterville Holdings, owes the state €47,365,624.40 and not €25m as being reported by the media. He said this in a statement on Friday, noting that there were two components of the Supreme Court decision directing Waterville to refund the money which was illegally paid to them. A number 12

April 2, 2015 2:22 PM Quantum Break for the Xbox One delayed until 2016

Developer Remedy and publisher Microsoft have pushed back the release of the long-awaited Xbox One-exclusive action game Quantum Break from 2015 until sometime in 2016. "We're really proud to be part of the incredible Xbox One line-up. We thank our fans for their patience, and want them to know that the team is taking advantage of this opportunity to polish 8

March 31, 2015 2:02 AM No decision yet on troops deployment in Saudi Arabia: Asif

LAHORE - Defence Minister Khawaja Asif reiterated on Monday that Pakistan was committed to defending the territorial integrity of Saudi Arabia, but made it clear that so far the oil-rich Kingdom had not requested Islamabad to send its troops. Talking to reporters here, the Minister rubbished reports that Pakistan had already sent troops to Saudi Arabia 10