Chinese tech company Huawei says it is struggling to secure enough processors to manufacture its mobile phones, due to a U.S. ban on the sale of parts to the company. Huawei says this ban is damaging its business and that it will not be able to produce its own processors for much longer. As reported by AP, Richard Yu, president of Huawei’s consumer unit, discussed the issue at the China Info 100 conference this week. “This is a very big loss for us,” Yu said. “Unfortunately, in the second round of U.S. sanctions, our chip producers only accepted orders until May 15. Production will close on September 15. This year may be the last generation of Huawei Kirin high-end chips.” This is
As a young girl, Claire Hofstra eagerly watched her older brother play Pokémon and started playing against him. Their competition later escalated to playing Super Smash Bros. together. Now going into her junior year at Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Hofstra is facing off against more than just her sibling: She’s co-captain of the school’s varsity e-sports team. In the 2018-2019 school year, Hathaway Brown School became the first all-girls school to organize a varsity e-sports team. E-sports is organized competitive gaming among professional level players, who can play individually or in teams. Now, student-athletes from across the country — including Hathaway Brown — are working hard to encourage more young women to participate in gaming events. “I understand that many
The weather looks promising for NASA to launch its Perseverance rover to Mars on Thursday, July 30. NASA has set Thursday for its planned launch of the rover, which will travel alongside a small helicopter called Ingenuity which will be the first heavier-than-air craft to fly on another planet. The pair will be launched atop an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida. However, such launches are always dependent on the weather. Weather reports from Tuesday this week looked good for the launch to go ahead, and in the early hours of Thursday the reports continued to be positive. In the latest weather briefing, @45thspacewing meteorologists continue to forecast an 80% chance of favorable conditions for liftoff from Cape Canaveral this morning.
Once you use a bidet, your bathroom experience is forever changed. No one ever quite forgets that gentle, refreshing butt shower. It’s just a shame you can’t take it with you when you travel. Or can you? WonderSpray wants to revolutionize the way Americans clean up after using the bathroom with their portable bidet. The product is now available through Kickstarter for an early bird price of $65. WonderSpray has several interesting features, including an antibacterial coating around the nozzle head. This helps prevent any bacteria that might splash back onto the device from taking hold. It also has four adjustable spray pressure settings to help you find exactly the right level of force to get you clean. You also control the