Daily Archives: November 6, 2018

Scientists keep finding new ways energy drinks are terrible for you

https://www.popsci.com/energy-drinks-caffeine-blood-vessel?dom=rss-default&src=syn Energy drinks aren’t technically a “food.” That’s not to trash them—it’s just a fact, and an important one at that. The Food & Drug Administration regulates all products defined as food to ensure they’re safe for human consumption. Coffee … Continue reading

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AMD Unveils ‘Chiplet’ Design Approach: 7nm Zen 2 Cores Meet 14 nm I/O Die

https://www.anandtech.com/show/13560/amd-unveils-chiplet-design-approach-7nm-zen-2-cores-meets-14-nm-io-die AMD on Tuesday disclosed some additional details about its upcoming codenamed Rome processor based on its Zen 2 microarchitecture. As it turns out, the company will use a new design approach with its next-generation EPYC CPUs that will involve … Continue reading

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Amazon Plot Twist: 2 Cities Will Split The 2nd Headquarters

https://www.npr.org/2018/11/06/646301285/amazon-plot-twist-two-cities-will-split-the-2nd-headquarters?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news An Amazon logo inside the Amazon corporate headquarters in 2017 in Seattle. The announcement of the second headquarters is the culmination of a yearlong search that was both unusually public and intensely secretive. David Ryder/Getty Images hide caption toggle … Continue reading

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Milking Scooters for Cash Helps Cities Build for the Future

https://www.wired.com/story/scooters-cities-fees-mobility They have landed in San Francisco, San Diego, Minneapolis. They have squeezed into Charlotte, North Carolina, Miami, and Phoenix. As shared, electric scooters took off some local governments panicked. Others moralized. A few shrugged their shoulders and let the … Continue reading

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Answering Your Questions: For an Electric-Aircraft Future, Do We Need to Rethink Design?

https://www.techbriefs.com/component/content/article/1348-tb/stories/blog/33295-answering-your-questions-for-an-electric-aircraft-future-do-we-need-to-rethink-design?Itemid=690 Conventional aircraft configurations have three power options: pneumatic, electrical, and hydraulic. To move to a solely electric aircraft, however, requires new components, including high-speed motors, power electronics, and high-voltage cabling. In a webinar this month titled Today’s Electric Aircraft, … Continue reading

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Nikola Tre is a hydrogen semi for Europe

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/11/05/nikola-tre-hydrogen-semi-truck-europe/ Nikola Motor Company has been working on its hydrogen-powered semi trucks for years now, starting with the Nikola One with a sleeper cab, and a day-cab version called the Nikola Two , with plans to build out a hydrogen … Continue reading

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Geely, China aerospace firm agree to work on ‘supersonic trains’

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/11/06/geely-china-aerospace-firm-agree-to-work-on-supersonic-trains/ BEIJING — Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely said on Tuesday it signed an agreement with China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp (CASIC) to jointly develop “supersonic trains” in the country. The strategic framework agreement aims to combine two technologies — … Continue reading

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