Thursday, October 10, 2013
A smart lighting system developed by the Institute for Information Industry to illuminate parking lots can help reduce electricity use by 65 percent compared with conventional lighting, the developer said yesterday.
Microsoft Corp. said on Tuesday it is paying a well-known hacking expert more than US$100,000 for finding security holes in its software, one of the largest such bounties awarded to date by a high-tech company.
Electric cars developed by China-based BYD Auto will make their debut in Taiwan early next year, the vehicle's local distributor announced Wednesday.
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Taiwan's third-largest mobile provider, on Wednesday unveiled a mobile commerce platform powered by technology from Seattle-based Sirqul Inc.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Peter Higgs of Britain and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for conceiving of the so-called “God particle” which confers mass.
Mating is such an arduous and frenzied process for some male marsupials that it literally kills them, according to new Australian-led research.
We all live longer when times are good, right? Not so, according to a new study which says that in developed countries, the elderly have a higher mortality rate when the economy goes into higher gear.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
James Rothman and Randy Schekman of the United States and Thomas Suedhof of Germany won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for groundbreaking work on how the cell organizes its transport system.
The Nobel season kicks off Monday amid expectations that the physics prize will honor the discovery of the “God Particle,” while a Pakistani girl who was shot and nearly killed by the Taliban could receive the peace prize.