IMAGE SOURCE, SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYImage caption, Neodymium-iron-boron is the strongest permanent magnet material in wide-scale use today Name a technology that is all around us, underpins our modern way of living but is hardly recognised for its contribution. How about the magnet?The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering hopes our awareness and appreciation will
Japanese technology giant Sony says it will buy video game developer Bungie in a deal worth $3.6bn (£2.7bn). Sony says Bungie, best known for the Destiny and Halo games, will help it “reach billions of players”. Halo is one of the games that contributed to the popularity of Microsoft’s Xbox.
Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab returned to the Paris catwalk after nearly two years, turning the page on a troubled period marked by the Beirut port blast and COVID-19, with a collection of vibrant, red carpet-ready looks. Saab sensed a need for release, he told Reuters in an interview ahead
Toshiba Corp on Wednesday said it had partially restarted production at a semiconductor plant in Oita, southern Japan, that was halted after a strong earthquake hit the area at the weekend. One of the two production lines at the factory was restarted on Wednesday, Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corp said
Moroccan mining company Managem said on Wednesday it agreed with miner and commodity trader Glencore (GLEN.L) to produce Cobalt at a plant near Marrakech. The project is conditional on a feasibility study, to be completed by the end of the first quarter, to assess the commercial viability of the existing plant and
French court on Friday sentenced two one-time aides to former French president Nicolas Sarkozy to jail for their role in the misuse of public funds to finance opinion poll contracts. Five of Sarkozy’s former aides and allies from his time as president between 2007 and 2012 were on trial on
In public, Binance said it welcomed government oversight. At the same time, the firm was withholding information from regulators, maintaining weak checks on customers and acting against its own compliance department’s recommendations, a Reuters investigation has found. By ANGUS BERWICK and TOM WILSON Filed Jan. 21, 2022, 1:05 p.m. GMT ATTARD, Malta – In
Intel Corp on Friday is set to announce it will invest $20 billion in a massive new manufacturing site near Columbus, Ohio to develop and manufacture advanced semiconductor chips, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters. The planned investment includes 3,000 permanent jobs on the 1,000-acre site in New Albany,