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File photo dated 3/7/2015 of solar panels at Kencot solar farm in Lechlade. Issue date: Wednesday October 27, 2021.

Researchers find new way to extract high-purity silver from used solar panels

Researchers have found an alternative way to extract high-purity silver from used solar panels. The metal is essential to the functioning of the panels, but the amount of naturally occurring silver found in ores is decreasing, making supply a concern for the future. This not only affects the production of photovoltaic (PV) cells – also […]

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This image provided by Boston-based RR Auction, shows an authenticated Apple-1 Computer prototype from the mid-1970s that a Bay Area collector, who wishes to remain anonymous, made the winning $677,196 bid on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, the auctioneer said. The prototype was used by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in 1976 to demonstrate the Apple-1 to Paul Terrell, owner of The Byte Shop in Mountain View, California, one of the first personal computer stores in the world, Boston-based RR Auction said in a statement. (RR Auction via AP)

Steve Jobs’ Apple-1 computer prototype auctioned for nearly 700,000 dollars

An authenticated Apple-1 Computer prototype from the mid-1970s has sold at auction for nearly 700,000 dollars (£592,000). The prototype was used by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in 1976 to demonstrate the Apple-1 to Paul Terrell, owner of The Byte Shop in Mountain View, California – one of the first personal computer stores in the world, […]

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Samsung announces Galaxy Z Fold4 and Flip4 in push to make foldables mainstream

Samsung has unveiled a new generation of foldable smartphones as the tech giant continues its push to bring flexible-screen devices to the mainstream. The company used its Unpacked virtual event to announce the Galaxy Z Fold4 and Galaxy Z Flip4. The Fold is a traditional-sized smartphone which opens horizontally, like a book, to reveal a […]

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Tech company to gift Bayraktar drones to Ukraine after millions raised by public

A Turkish technology company said it will give free drones to Ukraine after learning of a grassroots campaign which raised 20 million US dollars (£16.3 million) to buy them. The Serhiy Prytula Foundation was set to buy Kyiv’s forces four Bayraktar TB2 drones after citizens and international supporters donated in huge numbers. Baykar’dan duyuru!*Announcement from […]

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