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Researchers are developing rewritable optical components for 2-D lightwaves

A 2D prism. Picture credits: Harvard SEAS In 1884, a schoolmaster and theologian named Edwin Abbott wrote a novella called Flatland, which tells the story of a world populated by sentient two-dimensional forms. While conceived as a satire of rigid Victorian social norms, Flatland has long fascinated mathematicians and physicists, serving as the setting for many thought experiments. Such a …

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Apple has to expect tariffs on imported components from China

President Donald Trump said Apple will have to expect tariffs on components of its Mac Pro computers that are expected to be manufactured in China. WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump warned Friday that he would reject Apple's requests for duty waivers on device components imported from China as he put pressure on the technology company to relocate production to the US. …

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Atlas 5 and Delta 4 startup delays due to common components in the upper stage

The anomaly in an upper-level component was determined during a routine Mission Assurance exam. WASHINGTON – United Launch Alliance announced on July 17 that the Delta 4 launch of an Air Force GPS satellite scheduled for July 25th will be postponed until 11:00 pm. This follows an announcement from July 11, that the planned launch of the high-frequency satellite Air …

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NASA issues its first order for Lunar Gateway components – BGR

NASA has big plans to return to the moon. Whether this will be possible in the next five years is not yet in the current government's mind, but NASA is determined to bring human boots back to the lunar surface, and this will happen via a moon gateway. " The Gateway, which has been planned for some time, will be …

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Digitimes: PCB manufacturers want to make mass components for new AirPods and iPads

Digitimes today reports that its sources suggest that flex board manufacturers, Flexium, Zhen Ding Technology, Compeq and Unitech, are starting to ship volumes for the upcoming new Apple hardware. Flexium and Zhen Ding will be producing new iPad models while Compeq and Unitech are standing by for the production of AirPods. Try Amazon Prime's 30-Day Trial . The Digitimes report …

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A comprehensive "parts list" of the brain is built from its components

Neuroscientists at the Allen Institute have come one step closer to understanding the full list of cell types in the brain. In the most comprehensive study of its kind to date, published on the title page of the journal Nature the researchers sorted cells from the cortex, the outer sheath and the cognitive center of the brain into 133 different …

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Chinese tech company blocked from buying American components

This trade conflict today focuses on cutting-edge technology. The Trump administration accuses China of using coercive and illegal means to obtain American technology. In particular, she criticized an industry plan known as "Made in China 2025," which seeks to make China a world leader in industries such as robotics, electric cars, and medical devices. To keep China from dominating these …

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Xiaomi is pushing for local smartphone components in India

Xiaomi hopes to lure smartphone component assembler to Indian shores as the company seeks to establish the country as a strong manufacturing facility. Xiaomi said late last week that the company enjoys strong sales in the country because of the Chinese The new entry-level offering from the smartphone maker is driving new investments in India. As part of the "Make …

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