Thought for the month

“You cannot have freedom without a rule of law ... and if you don't have it, what you tend to get is corruption and that is death to freedom, it's death to truth, it's death to honour, it's death to democracy.”

Margaret Thatcher, 1 October 1996.

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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