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SRC 2017 Science Fair applications extended to March 17, coming April 7
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SRC 2017 Science Fair applications extended to March 17, coming April 7

“[the objective of the Science fair] is to get students to put into action what (they) learn in the classroom, and also to emphasise the importance of invention and innovation to national development” Coordinator for science and technology education at the SRC, Amanda McKenzie, speaking about the SRC 2017 Science Fair Science Fair lovers, your favourite competition now has a new date. Applications to enter the SRC (Scientific Research Council) 2017 Science Fair has been extended to March 17th 2017. The science fair will be held at the Chinese Benevolent Association of Jamaica on Old Hope Road, St Andrew, on April 7. The theme, “Youth-centred Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development” will see the competition displaying the scientific and technological skil...
Apple to Acquire Beats Music & Beats Electronics
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Apple to Acquire Beats Music & Beats Electronics

Apple® today announced it has agreed to acquire the critically acclaimed subscription streaming music service Beats Music, and Beats Electronics, which makes the popular Beats headphones, speakers and audio software. As part of the acquisition, Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will join Apple. Apple is acquiring the two companies for a total of $3 billion, consisting of a purchase price of approximately $2.6 billion and approximately $400 million that will vest over time. “Music is such an important part of all of our lives and holds a special place within our hearts at Apple,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “That’s why we have kept investing in music and are bringing together these extraordinary teams so we can continue to create the most innovative music products and services i...
Japan Nuclear Disaster – Implications for Jamaica and the Consumer Electronics World
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Japan Nuclear Disaster – Implications for Jamaica and the Consumer Electronics World

The Nuclear disaster that was the result of the meltdown of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant, 270km (170miles) North East of Tokyo which is run by Tokyo Power Electric Co has implications not only for Japan, but for the entire world. If you have read my previous article entitled “Japan Nuclear Reactor Meltdown is the Asian Tiger Chernobyl”, it would be as obvious as the nose on your face.   Chernobyl on June 2nd 1986, when Reactor No. 4 blew her top and irradiated thousands of square miles, making it unlivable, does not even begin to compare to this disaster. Dear reader, bear witness to the Dangers of Nuclear Power and those whose wealth on which it is built, as it has implications for even us as Jamaicans. The Death Toll from the 9.0 Earthquake has already claimed...
Digicel Consumer Electronics Show 2010
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Digicel Consumer Electronics Show 2010

For a this years Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which theme was "A Passion for Inovation" which we were informed means that they would have been concentrating on products/technology of the future. The majority of what I saw on display was current technology, overall it pretty much seemed focused on technology available today and yesterday than anything else with a touch of real innovation here and there. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) wasn't much of a CES but more like a Consumer Show due to its lack of real tech presence and tech variety but instead what it had to offer was a repetition of the same type of technologies and in an instance the same store all together. Why would I want to see two to three companies displaying relatively the same technology? (more…)