Roll up, roll up, your TV
Manufacturing giant LG has said that TVs which we can roll up are on the horizon.
It said it would be bale to create a massive 60″ HD TV which would be rolled into a 3cm diameter tube by 2017.
Source: BBC News
Image courtesy of LG
New broadband speed record
Bell labs have claimed to have set a new broadband speed record pushing more than 10Gbps over a copper telephone wire.
At present the speeds can only be met over a distance of 30m and this drops down to 1Gbps at 70m.
Source: Ars Technica
Giant artificial light powered farm in Japan
A giant farm has been built in Japan. The only catch is that it’s inside and uses artificial light to grow crops.
The farm uses 17,500 LED lights spread over 18 racks.
Source: GE Reports
Tech stock jumps 25,000%
Cynk Technologies’ value on the stock market is around $5bn but nobody knows if it really lives up to what it says it can do.
The website, who’s stock rapidly increased in June, is a social market place and claims to be able to sell the contact details of celebrities for a low fee.
Source: CNN Money
The army now has homing bullets. Yes, homing bullets. And they work. Scary.
The bullets, which are roughly the size of a Sharpie, have been developed by DARPA and could lead to the creation of miniature homing missiles.