Fry’s Electronics closing as it looks for more profit

Fry’s electronics, once the envy of the tech world, is closing.The company said Tuesday that it would shutter the division as it prepares for a $2.5 billion restructuring that will include selling off its $2 billion stake in rival JetBlue Airways.Fry’s, which has about 4,500 employees in North America, Europe and Asia, said it would […]

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How to use lithium ion batteries to charge your electric cigarette

Lithium ion batteries are among the most promising batteries for electric vehicles, but the technology is still a long way off.The main problems with using them for electric cars are the high cost of the batteries, as well as the relatively low range of the lithium ion.The latest generation of lithium ion battery technology has […]

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Intel and ARM unveil a joint venture to bring ARM chips to Intel processors

Intel and Arm have unveiled a joint project that would bring the ARM architecture to Intel CPUs, the companies said Wednesday.The announcement comes as ARM has launched a new $4 billion funding round led by the German government and the German research company Siemens.ARM has a deep expertise in mobile processors and has built the […]

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