TECH & SCIENCE

Scientists take a leap towards nuclear fusion technology in the UK

Scientists take a leap towards nuclear fusion technology in the UK

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The European scientists have reportedly made substantial progress toward developing a technology that could someday allow them to harness nuclear fusion, offering a clean and nearly endless source of energy.

According to the U.K. Atomic Energy Authority, experts at the Joint European Torus (JET) experiment near Oxford, produced a remarkable amount of heat energy for more than a five-second period, which was said to be the duration of the experiment.

The 59 megajoules of continuous fusion power generated were over twice as much as the record high in 1997.

The result, according to the IAEA, demonstrate

Meta threatens EU Facebook & Instagram shutdown over data transfer row

Meta threatens EU Facebook & Instagram shutdown over data transfer row

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Meta CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, in the firm’s annual report, has reportedly threatened to completely shut down Facebook and Instagram across Europe if the firm is not allowed to transfer, store, and process data of its European users to its US-based servers.

Transatlantic data transfer is regulated by the Privacy Shield and other model agreements which are, or were used by Meta to store data of European users on American servers. These current agreements that allow data transfers are presently coming under heavy scrutiny across the European Union.

Meta, in its annual report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, warned that un

Hyundai to build seawater-powered marine mobility platform by 2023

Hyundai to build seawater-powered marine mobility platform by 2023

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Hyundai Motor, the South Korean automotive organization, has reportedly announced that it plans to develop a marine mobility platform that will run on seawater by 2023. The company is building the platform in an attempt to completely eliminate medium and small fossil-fueled ships that pollute the sea.

Reports claim, Chung Euisun, Chairman of Hyundai Motor, has been briefed directly about the idea.

As per industry sources, the automobile manufacturer is working on a 15-20-meter-long yacht that will be fueled by hydrogen fuel cells developed by the company itself.

The trimaran yacht is made up of three

LG to debut Omnipod concept car at Kakao Mobility’s tech conference

LG to debut Omnipod concept car at Kakao Mobility’s tech conference

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LG, the South Korea-based conglomerate, has reportedly announced that it will make the first offline debut of its conceptual automobile, LG Omnipod, at a tech conference hosted by Kakao Mobility next month.

LG Omnipod is a conceptual self-driving vehicle of the future viewed as extensions of the home, as shown in a clip at the CES (Consumer Electronics Show), Las Vegas, earlier this month.

It can be used as an office or even a personal area, depending on the preferences of users, where they can engage in activities such as exercising, viewing movies, and shopping in the metaverse, according to LG.

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Korean tech businesses face growing threat from patent troll attacks

Korean tech businesses face growing threat from patent troll attacks

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Though the Covid-19 pandemic has elevated South Korea’s tech earnings to new highs amidst a growing demand for at-home entertainment and communication hardware, it has also fueled a rising threat from patent trolls.

Patent exploitation firms have been purchasing intellectual assets from businesses struggling to cope with the pandemic and utilizing it as a weapon against Korean corporations.

The strategy these patent exploitation firms adopt is labelled as the ‘file-and-settle’ approach, wherein the targeted organizations often opt to avoid a lengthy and expensive court battle, even if it is clear that they are most lik

LG joins IBM Q Network to advance quantum computing applications

LG joins IBM Q Network to advance quantum computing applications

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South Korean tech giant, LG Electronics, has reportedly joined the IBM Quantum Network as a new member to explore the quantum computing applications needed in the domain of artificial intelligence, internet of things (IoT), connected cars, and robotics.

The electronics arms of the fourth-largest South Korean conglomerate, LG Corp, will be the latest to join the alliance, which is an alliance of more than 170 entities.

After becoming a part of the community, whether as a member, partner, or quantum hub, entities are given full access to IBM’s quantum computing system along with Qiskit, the company’s open-source quantum inform

Samsung Display to roll out QD OLED TV display by the middle of 2022

Samsung Display to roll out QD OLED TV display by the middle of 2022

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Samsung Display Co. Ltd., the display panel manufacturing arm of South Korean tech giant Samsung Group, has reportedly announced that it will launch its QD OLED TV displays, in two sizes, and a monitor display by the middle of this year.

The announcement, which was made at the media preview of CES 2022, marks an end to industry speculations regarding the commercial debut of the tech giant’s next-gen displays.

Samsung Display is showcasing a number of its new and innovative products as well as prototypes to customers in a private booth at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), being held in Las Vegas from 5th to 7th January.

Korean game industry newcomers take market by storm with rising sales

Korean game industry newcomers take market by storm with rising sales

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The South Korean game industry is witnessing a shift in dynamics as leading markets players from last year appear to be slipping as newcomers take over the overall market by storm, as evident from the sales reports of various companies. 

Krafton, notable for the online multiplayer game PUBG: Battlegrounds, and Kakao Games Corp., the video game unit of Kakao Corp. that hosts the mass multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Odin: Valhalla Rising, have reported a soar in sales on-year as the games gained global popularity.

In contrast, the three big game publishers, Nexon, Netmarble, and NCSoft, which are known as the 3N in the c

Paris Taxi Firm suspends Model 3 Tesla from fleet after fatal accident

Paris Taxi Firm suspends Model 3 Tesla from fleet after fatal accident

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The biggest taxi company in Paris, Taxis G7, has reportedly announced the suspension of Model 3 Teslas from its fleet, following a fatal accident that took place in the capital city last week.

As per reports, an off-duty driver lost control of the Tesla he was driving in the southeastern 13th district of the capital at night. Th ensuing crash resulted in the death of one person while 20 others were injured, with three being admitted to the intensive care unit.

Prosecutors in Paris had opened the investigation regarding the case on the same day of the incident.

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