Thought for the month

“Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction the sign of truth.” Blaise Pascal, French mathematician and physicist (1623 – 62).

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

In Brief

A Swiss led international team of scientists have made the first germanium-tin semiconductor laser.

Apple Inc. made a profit in the last three months of 2014 of a mere $18 Billion, selling 34,000 iPhone 6 and 6 Plus every hour. The Apple watch will go on sale in April.

France leads the world in providing internet access through local Wi-Fi hotspots. It has over 13 million hotspots compared to 9.8 million in the USA and 5.6 million in the UK.

Intel has announced its intention, along with partners, to develop and introduce many products in the area of wearable computing. Intel will sponsor their "Make it Wearable" challenge again later this year.

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