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Tech Sightings, October 7, 2014

Posted October 7th, 2014 at 2:04 pm (UTC-4)
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Efficient, Useful Blue-light LED Draws Nobel Prize in Physics Japanese professors Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano, and American professor Shuji Nakamura won the 2014 Noble Prize in physics for inventing blue light-emitting diode (LED) technology, currently used for high-speed networking, data storage, water purification and home illumination. Software, Robots Will Take One in Three Jobs […]

Philips Shines Light on Vietnam’s Iconic Dragon Bridge

Posted February 14th, 2014 at 4:50 pm (UTC-4)

If you thought dragons – those fearsome creatures of myth and legend – only come to life in video games – you’d be mistaken. Allow me to enlighten you. Every night, a fire-spewing, water-spraying, 568 meter-long dragon, with an 18-meter-wide head and a 19.73 meters wide tail comes to life in Da Nang, a city […]