Economics

appleOn Average China is close to the EU level of value added innovation including superthin 0.01 millimeter thick displays

No Comments
The common perception that China is incapable of innovation needs re-examining. According to a widely quoted study published earlier this decade, the value added on the mainland to Apple’s iPods (nearly all of which are assembled there) represents less than …

chinaFull scale models have been made of the fifth generation Russian PAK DA long range stealth bomber

No Comments
The first full-size model of Russia’s future long-range bomber PAK DA, being developed for the Aerospace Force, has been created by the Tupolev company, a source in Russia’s defense-industrial complex told TASS. “Several scale mock-ups of the PAK DA bomber …

chinaSelf Assembled particles enable more efficient, stable and durable perovskite-based LEDs

No Comments
Princeton engineering researchers have illuminated another path forward for LED technologies by refining the manufacturing of light sources made with crystalline substances known as perovskites, a more efficient and potentially lower-cost alternative to materials used in LEDs found on store …

chinaElon Musk next big rocket will be called the Interplanetary Transport System as he eyes solar system colonization

No Comments
On Sept. 27, during a session at the International Astronautical Congress, Elon Musk will provide details about his Mars mission and colonization plans for the first time in a public forum. However, he tweeted the name of his new megaspaceship …

EconomicsMicron sized onchip quantum dot lasers will enable faster communication and computing

No Comments
Researchers designed subwavelength micro-disk lasers (MDLs) as small as 1μm in diameter on exact (001) silicon, using colloidal lithography (dispersing silica colloidal beads as hard masks before etching the prepared QD material layers). Micron sized lasers are 1,000 times shorter …

EconomicsElon Musk and Tesla will reveal this week a plan for the future of Tesla motors which will shape the future of cars

No Comments
Elon Musk will release a second ten year plan for Tesla Motors. The first ten year plan will be done with the release of the more affordable Telsa 3. Working on Top Secret Tesla Masterplan, Part 2. Hoping to publish …

dwaveUS Air Force developing capability to launch tens of thousands of drones as jammers, decoys, cameras and “kamikazes”

No Comments
The US Air Force is developing the capability to overwhelm the integrated air defence systems of Iran, North Korea, Russia or China with tens of thousands of small and relatively cheap small unmanned aircraft acting as jammers, decoys, cameras and …

EconomicsRussia using Generation 4.5 Su-35s fighter in Syria

No Comments
The advanced supermaneuverable russian Su-35S multirole fighters have began combat missions in Syria. All Russian warplanes have recently been conducting operations with an obligatory cover provided by Russian and Syrian fighter jets as wells as modern air defense systems including …

EconomicsJapan, France and Germany offer lower cost bids for Australia’s 12 submarine order

No Comments
Confidential bids lodged with the Australian government last month by Germany, France and Japan each offer a dramatically lower cost of building an eight-submarine fleet in Adelaide than was ­anticipated, in the range of A$10 billion-A$12 billion. It was previously …

asiaDARPA improving memory with brain implants

No Comments
Volunteers who got electrical arrays implanted in their brains are seeing improvements in their memory, DARPA said. The project, called Restoring Active Memory (RAM), could help people suffering from traumatic brain injury. People who were undergoing brain surgery and volunteered …