Gartner: Global PC shipments down 5.2% in 1stQ 2015

Global PC shipments totaled 71.7 million units in the 1st quarter of 2015, a 5.2% decline from the 1st quarter of 2014, according to Gartner, Inc’s preliminary results. In the U.S., PC shipments totaled 13.9 million units in the first quarter of 2015, a 1.3% decline from the 1st quarter …

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Lockheed Martin’s laser weapon takes out a truck

Lockheed Martin recently took modern warfare a step further with a successful test fire of the company’s ground-based, 30-kilowatt fiber laser weapon system, known as the Advanced Test High Energy Asset, or ATHENA. The guinea pig for this experiment was a small pick up truck, which was blasted beyond repair …

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World Health Organization’s Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea- Fact or fiction?

The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to launch an Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea in what it claims is an effort to determine the experimental drug’s effectiveness in the fight against future outbreaks of the life threatening hemorrhagic virus that, according to the WHO, has a 25-90% fatality rate …

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Google attempting to become MVNO

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) finally confirmed, after much speculation, that it plans to join the wireless bandwagon as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), a move that is part of Google’s Project Nova.  While this news has many investors on the edge of their seats, it may be too much sugar for …

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Rapid testing for Ebola now possible with IES Diagnostics

IES Diagnostics, Inc., a U.S. based molecular diagnostics company specializing in companion diagnostics and personalized medicine, says that its proprietary, patented assay is capable of detecting and quanitfying all of the interferon signatures for any disease or virus with an interferon reaction. Viral infections, certain cancers and auto-immune diseases such …

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