Across the hallway from the Center for the Future of Surgery’s largest operating room is a door marked “007” — along with the faint outline of a gun. This cloak-and-dagger moniker references the fact that the room houses projects often jointly developed with companies under strict confidentiality, stated the center’s director, Dr.
By Steven Millward | Tech in Asia – Samsung (005930:KS) co-CEO Shin Jong-kyun has this day hailed the company’s new Galaxy S4 phone as its fastest ever selling gadget.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A measure of the U.S. economy’s future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments. The Conference Board index is intended to signal economic conditions three to six months out. (Photo: A construction worker installs a window in a new home at the Arbor Rose housing development in San Mateo, California.
Housing and Utlities Minister Ali Sherief (left) and Tripoli Local Council leader Sadat Badri (photo:Sami Zaptia).
A group of seniors in St. John’s got a lesson during a reading on Friday about how to live in their homes — for longer. Author Lyndsay Green was in the city launching her new book, The Perfect Home for a Long Life. Green stated her book touches on the different options available to seniors, and that housing is not often a ‘one size fits all’ kind of problem.
Governor Chris Christie, who once famously called himself ‘‘the healthiest fat guy you’ve ever seen,’’ has secretly undergone weight-loss surgery. Critics see this trimming down as a major step by the potential Republican presidential contender to address both his health and a political vulnerability.
Qualcomm may be ideal known as the company that makes the processors inside many smartphones and tablets, but its ambitions go far beyond eeking out a few extra megahertz with each new device. At its Developer and Analyst event last week, I saw the company’s vision of a vastly more mobile world.
By Edmund Bon and Yap Jin Rui | Aljazeera – Much has been written analysing Malaysia’s thirteenth General Election, due to be held on May 5. No-one is able to accurately predict voting trends, as was evident in the previous election in 2008. Young voters, many of them casting a ballot for the first time, will play a key role in deciding this close race.
The Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts has struggled to maintain its building at 734 Willow St., Lebanon. (LEBANON DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO ) The Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts wants input from its membership to determine whether to close its downtown building or keep it open and find sustainable ways to increase revenue.
By Nick Barber, IDG News Service | Hardware April 28, 2013, 3:37 PM — The future of computing comes to Paris this week with the annual Computer Human Interaction (CHI) conference, which showcases new approaches to the way users connect with electronics. CHI brings together researchers across multiple disciplines from technical to design and engineering with the hope of “cross pollination,” stated Patrick Baudisch the technical co-chair at CHI responsible for choosing the research that will be presented.