Monthly Archives: March 2013

Manufacturer cameras Kodak filed for bankruptcy

Manufacturer cameras Kodak filed for bankruptcyManufacturer cameras Eastman Kodak filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. According to Reuters, the company also announced a loan of $ 950 million from Citigroup for 18 months, which should help keep the Kodak business.

According to Chairman of the Board of Directors of Antonio Perez (Antonio Perez), management and shareholders camera makers believe that the interim bankruptcy is an effective measure to save Kodak and its subsequent return to profitability.

Trainers will be electric cars

Dutch scientist and designer Peter Tridveem invented shoes that will run on electricity, so they need to be more correct to call no shoes, and small electric cars.

The new development is called spnKiX. Running shoes are a continuation of the ideological "Heelys" – sneakers with wheels. This vehicle is a carbon fiber base that attaches directly to the shoes.

Trainers will be electric cars

It is equipped with small wheels, electric, working from its own battery. The system operates with a remote control that sends command signals over the air.

Lukashenko promised to create the world's best spacecraft

Lukashenko promised to create the world's best spacecraftBelarusian scientists are ready to create the world's best spacecraft. This was announced on December 16 by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko at the seminar of government employees, reports "Interfax".

"We have come today to the production of its own spacecraft – said Lukashenko. – Agreed, the machine, and the best in the world." The President also thanked the Belarusian scientists involved in space projects. "Who would have thought in the mid-1990s, about space, about what we will be doing the spacecraft, – he said. – I was only sorry the school, academics, who were part of the Soviet era space programs."

U.S. Senate postponed a vote on anti-piracy law

U.S. Senate postponed a vote on anti-piracy lawVoting in the U.S. Senate on a bill aimed at combating piracy on the Internet, has been postponed. As reported by Politico, a decision was taken on January 20 the leader of the Democratic majority in the upper house of Congress Harry Reid.

Members of the Senate were to vote on the bill PIPA (Protect Intellectual Property Act) on Tuesday, January 24. The vote was postponed due to the current public debate on the issue of state regulation of the Internet.

The global high-tech materials may be left without

The global high-tech materials may be left withoutChina stopped the supply of rare earth metals to the United States and Europe. About this newspaper The New York Times, citing its sources. In the past month, according to the publication, were frozen supplies of metals in Japan. In this case, the official Beijing still claims that there is no embargo on the export of strategic minerals were not introduced.

Now China produces 95 percent of the world's rare earth metals. Among them, in particular samarium, terbium, lanthanum, lutetium, thulium, and others. They are necessary for the production of high-tech products, including weapons, electronic equipment, wind turbines, as well as lasers and mobile phones.