Facebook No Longer Among Top 10 Best Brands Globally: Interbrand

HIGHLIGHTS Apple led the Interbrand’s top 100 best brands list Google, Amazon, and Microsoft were next on the list Samsung came sixth on the list Hit by privacy scandals and year-round investigations, Facebook has lost its place among the world’s 10 most valuable brands in global brand consultancy Interbrand’s annual ranking of best top 100…

Google Pixel 4 Series Gets Unorthodox Zoom From AI

Photo Credit: Johannes Eisele/ AFP IN THIS ARTICLE Google Pixel 4 Google Pixel 4 XL Google’s latest smartphone demonstrates how artificial intelligence and software can enhance a camera’s capabilities, one of the most important selling points of any mobile device. The Pixel 4, the latest entrant in a phone line defined by its cameras, touts an…

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Honours Breakthroughs in Lithium-Ion Batteries

(Left to right) John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino If you’re reading this on a cellphone or laptop computer, you might thank the three winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work on lithium-ion batteries. The batteries power cellphones, laptops, electric cars and countless other devices of modern life,…

TikTok’s Musical.ly Deal Needs US National Security Review: Senator

Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday asked a US national security panel to review TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology’s acquisition of Musical.ly, arguing TikTok is used by the Chinese government to censor politically sensitive content. In a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Rubio said Chinese-owned apps “are increasingly being used to censor content and silence open…