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Under fire by U.S. regulators, Chinese telecom lobbying skyrocketed in 2018
Fastcompany.com

ZTE, which is banned from purchasing key components from the U.S., increased its lobbying sixfold last year—from $570,000 to $3.7 million. A Chinese telecommunications giant banned from purchasing key electronic components from the United States increased its… more…

Hack My Wired Heart
Hackaday.com

Liner notes? Passé. In Berlin, the release of a special edition synth-wave record came with an accompanying experimental synthesizer called Wired Heart. At the core of this adorable heart-shaped synth, designed by music technology enthusiast [tobi tubbutec], … more…

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Understanding the cryptocurrency ecosystem through Wardley maps
Agost.blog

This is the first in a series of blog posts aimed at understanding the crypto ecosystem through Wardley maps. These maps are commonly used to facilitate business strategy decisions through value ch… more…

E-waste Ring
Instructables.com

<!--dda7bd42579b4dc0937c45f979fc5c69-->During a small project carried out at Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague, I used some old electronic waste (cables and headphones) to create a piece of jewellery, rings in particular. I got my inspiration for doing this … more…

Make a Kitchen Timer With a MakerBit
Instructables.com

<!--dda7bd42579b4dc0937c45f979fc5c69-->This project explores how a kitchen timer works -- by making one! A long time ago, most useful devices were mechanical. Kids could take things apart to see the parts inside and study how they move. Modern electronic gadg… more…

Make Art, Not Waste - Character Design
Abduzeedo.com

Make Art, Not Waste - Character Design ibby Jun 13, 2019 Fady Youssef is an Egyptian art director based in Dubai. He created this amazing series of character design made out of waste, literally. With old electronic parts he put together some quite inspiring c… more…

Speaker-Aware Camara System (SPACS)
Instructables.com

<!--dda7bd42579b4dc0937c45f979fc5c69-->Imagine a conference call where multiple speakers surround one camera. We often encounter where the limited view angle of a camera often fails to gaze at the person who speaks. This hardware limitation significantly degr… more…

Edelkrone gear too expensive for you? They have a cheaper 3D printed option now
Diyphotography.net

Edelkrone makes some pretty wonderful and somewhat unique tools for filmmakers and photographers. But Edelkrone gear is expensive. Take a look at the Edelkrone FlexTILT 2, for example. The regular price on that is $149. What if you could get it for $30 and ch… more…

'Future lenses for today': Sony's Yasuyuki Nagata talks high-end optics
Dpreview.com

Yasuyuki Nagata, Head of Sony's global Interchangeable Lens business, pictured at the press event where US journalists got our first look at the new G Master 600mm F4. We were in New Jersey recently, for the unveiling of two new Sony lenses - the G Master 600… more…

John Lawson of Watching Amazon: Amazon is not the Third Superpower in the Tariff War Between the US and China
Smallbiztrends.com

Does the largest ecommerce company in the US have a role in the tariff scuffle between the US and China? more…

The entire sky in X-rays
Phys.org

The small fleet of X-ray space scouts will soon be expanded to include a flagship. On 21 June 2019, the German telescope eRosita will launch from the Russian Baikonur space-port into space. On a platform on board the Proton M launcher, there is a Russian tele… more…

How to Buy Into the Success of These 3 Everyday Products
Fool.com

Littelfuse, AMD, and MGP Ingredients operate out of the way and behind the scenes. more…

Apollo’s brain: The computer that guided man to the Moon
Newatlas.com

When Apollo 11 touched down in the Sea of Tranquility on July 20, 1969, it was more than a triumph of the human spirit, it was also the story of a cybernetic wonder called the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC) that helped the Apollo astronauts safely navigate to… more…

Best 360 Camera [2019]
Coolest-gadgets.com

Best Overall: The One X from Insta360 tops our list as the best overall pick. While not 8K, it still packs a punch with 5.7K video quality and 18MP image quality. Plus, they packed in so many extra features like FlowState stabilization, TimeShift, and DriftMo… more…

Edelkrone Announces Its First FlexTILT Tripod Head That Can Be 3D-Printed At Home
Fstoppers.com

Edelkrone, cutting-edge maker of motion-control systems for filmmaking, has announced an innovative new tripod head aimed at keeping costs low and quality high. [ Read More ] more…

Chinese-Owned Company Supplies Electronics On U.S. And U.K. F-35 Fighter Jets
Forbes.com

The security debate continues to rage as to the supply chain risk that China presents to critical industries and national security. Somewhat awkwardly, a supplier to the F-35 program has now been publicly outed as Chinese-owned, even though the news has been … more…

Why A Merger of United Technologies And Raytheon Makes Sense
Forbes.com

The combination would create a giant with over $75 billion in sales fairly evenly balanced between civil aerospace and defense and better able to handle uncertain prospects in both sectors. It will also put pressure on companies like Honeywell and GE to do de… more…

sykii RC Mini Drone H49 Selfie Drone Quadcopter $24.99
Amazon.com

Buy sykii RC Mini Drone H49 Selfie Drone FPV WiFi Altitude Hold Auto Foldable 2.4G 4-Channel 6Axis with HD 720P Camera Headless Mode Ultrathin RC Quadcopter RTF - White: Quadcopters & Multirotors - Amazon.com ✓ FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases more…

United Technologies to Merge With Raytheon. What It Means for Defense Stocks - Barron's
Barrons.com

United Technologies to Merge With Raytheon. What It Means for Defense Stocks Barron's United Technologies and Raytheon are merging in an aerospace mega-deal CNN Raytheon and United Technologies agree to all-stock merger that would create aerospace behemoth CN… more…