World’s Brightest Light Source Facility to be Built by China

China plans to build a next-generation synchrotron radiation facility in Beijing, according to a researcher from Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dong Yuhui said on Monday that the project is expected to start in November 2018 and will be completed in six years. The total investment will reach 4.8 billion yuan ($698 million), the China Daily[…]

Champions Cricket Trophy to use Intel Bat Sensors, Drones

As cricket lovers get ready for the ICC Champions Trophy starting in Britain from June 1, Intel Technologies has announced advanced pitch analysis by an Intel drone, profiling the bat swing using a bat sensor and a virtual reality (VR) packed experience for the fans at the stadiums. The Intel Falcon 8 Drone, equipped with[…]

India to Launch Communications Satellite Using Its Heaviest Rocket

India will be launching, on June 5, communication satellite GSAT-19 using its heaviest rocket which has a capacity to lift a four-ton satellites to geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO), the Indian space agency said on Tuesday. According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle – Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) is scheduled to[…]

China to Implement Controversial Cyber Security Law

China, battling increased threats from cyber-terrorism and hacking, will adopt from Thursday a controversial law that mandates strict data surveillance and storage for firms working in the country, the official Xinhua news agency said. The law, passed in November by the country’s largely rubber-stamp parliament, bans online service providers from collecting and selling users’ personal[…]

EU Agrees to Fund Free WiFi for European Towns With No Internet Coverage

European Union institutions agreed to set aside 120 million euros to provide free wireless internet connections by 2020 to up to 8,000 municipalities in the EU in areas with no internet coverage. The initiative will be funded from the current 1 trillion-euro EU budget, which runs from 2014 to 2020. Towns will have to apply[…]

4 Reasons Why Your Body Text Should Be Bigger

The body text on your website is too small. While desktop monitors and phone screens seem to be increasing in size, body font sizes have seemingly shrunk. While their original size is the same, they feel smaller than ever. Too often, I find myself squinting at the screen to read content. And it shouldn’t be[…]