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entertainmentAxanar Premiers Teaser Trailer

Axanar production has released a teaser trailer for their first of two 15 minute fan films. Axanar is the independent production that proves a feature-quality Star Trek film can be made on a very modest budget — approximately $100,000 in …

californiaPG&E Estimates 2029-2033 Until They Fix Grid Fire Danger Problems

One week ago, PG&E (California electric utility) cut power to about 2 million people in Northern and Central California, saying the outages were needed due to high winds and dry conditions that could spark wildfires. The power was for days …

computersFast and Compact DNA Logic Circuits

DNA is a reliable biomolecule with which to build molecular computation systems. DNA logic circuits (diffusion-based) have shown good performance regarding scalability and correctness of computation. However, previous architectures of DNA logic circuits have two limitations. 1. The speed of …

businessGraphene Still Struggles for Significant Commercialization

Current market studies of the global graphene market have forecasts of about $200 to $600 million for the graphene industry in 2025. The global graphene market size is expected to reach USD 552.3 million by 2025, according to a 2019 …

businessStores Closing Will Reduce Retail Jobs But Job Growth as Aides to Elderly

The Credit Suisse US Store Closure Index shows 2019 is on track to be the biggest store closure year in the 24-year history of the index. Credit Suisse projects that retail store closures will accelerate in 2020. Credit Suisse is …

advanced lithographyASML 1 to 2 Nanometer Chips Will Power Next Generation Technological Revolution

EUV Lithography is enabling another reduction in chip dimensions by 5 to 10 times in line geometry and this will extend Moore’s law and improve processing speed, component density and reduce energy used. ASML is a world leader in lithography …

advanced lithographyTSMC 7+ Nanometer Chips Are in High Volume Production With 5, 6 nm in 2020

TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor) announced that its seven-nanometer plus (N7+), the industry’s first commercially available Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) lithography technology, is delivering customer products to market in high volume. The N7+ process with EUV technology is built on TSMC’s successful 7nm …

artificial intelligenceAI Accelerator Card for Edge Applications Like Internet of Things

Kneron, the San Diego and Taipei-based AI algorithm, core IP and fabless chip company, and industrial PC maker Aaeon have an AI accelerator card for edge applications based on the company’s first chip, the KL520. The M2AI-2280-520 card will accelerate …

futureNew Superconducting Material Could Make Disruption Resistant Quantum Computers

In the new study, Yufan Li and colleagues found that a ring of β-Bi2Pd already naturally exists between two states in the absence of an external magnetic field. Current can inherently circulate both clockwise and counterclockwise, simultaneously, through a ring …

controversialNASA Inertial Drive With a Helical Engine Using a Particle Accelerator

David Burns, Manager, Science and Technology Office Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA has proposed a Helical Engine. It is a propellantless engine design similar to the Mach Effect propulsion system by Woodward. Burns goal is to use proven physics and …