More than 100 billion tonnes of CO2 emissions could be saved by 2100 if housing construction switches to timber instead of conventional steel and concrete, a new study by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PICIR) shows.
The 106Gt saving is about 10 per cent of the remaining carbon budget Read More
According to the United Nations, less than a quarter of all U.S. electronic waste gets recycled. In 2021 alone, global e-waste surged at 57.5 million tons, and only 17.4% of that was recycled.
Some experts predict that our e-waste problem will only get worse over time, because most electronics on the Read More
Scientists have developed an 'atomic television' that uses lasers and atom clouds to carry a video signal that meets the traditional 480i resolution (480 horizontal lines) standard.
Just don't expect it to be installed as part of your home entertainment setup any time soon.
Key to the technology is a glass container Read More
The concept of branding has almost always referred to a business name and logo. But times have changed, as we all know, in this digital era with lots of noise.
Consumers today are always connected, meaning brands have had to find deeper ways of connecting with them. Social media has given Read More
The Ford Model T did not end the horse, but it did replace it as America’s primary means of transportation. Just as people still love and ride horses, so too will people love and ride their old jalopies. But starting in 2035, you won’t be able to buy a new Read More
Whether in photosynthesis or in a photovoltaic system: If you want to use light efficiently, you have to absorb it as completely as possible. However, this is difficult if the absorption is to take place in a thin layer of material that normally lets a large part of the light Read More
Despite AI adoption across all APAC economies, there are still some substantial barriers that hinder the overall growth of the AI industry
Home to the world’s largest developing economies and approximately 60 per cent of the global workforce, the Asia Pacific region is expected to increase its investment in automation and Read More
Facial-recognition technology is becoming increasingly prevalent in our lives, but its also highly vulnerable to attack. That’s why a group of researchers is appealing to hackers to take part in a new competition designed to expose facial recognition's flaws and raise awareness of the potential risks.
The machine-learning security evasion competition Read More
The Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, Mallam Mele Kyari, yesterday said the country would end importation of petroleum products by June 2023.
He also said the Lagos-based 650,000 barrels per day Dangote Refinery under construction would start producing petrol by the middle of Read More
Folding mobile phones will represent 1.1% of the market in 2022, says TrendForce.
Folding phones have been launched by Samsung, Xiaomi, and Motorola.
TrendForce divides them into three classes: into easy to carry, vertical flip-top folding, and horizontal folding.
An inward fold requires an extra secondary screen and the outward fold is lighter Read More