Scientists make unique wearable technology discovery involving acids from red wine

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Tannic acid may be the key to next-gen wearable tech. A team of scientists from the University of Manchester have made a wearable technology discovery involving tannic acid that could lead to the development of more durable and flexible wearable devices. The researchers extracted tannic acid from red wine, coffee and black tea for their experiment. Adding tannins to the technology improved mechanical properties of certain materials, increasing lifespan. Through their wearable technology discovery, the scientists found that by adding tannic acid extracted from red wind, coffee or black tea,…

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Unique WeChat QR codes give business clients a way to access more customer data

WeChat QR Codes - Produce with QR codes

Tencent wants to focus more on its business clients than its users. A unique kind of WeChat QR codes are being rolled out as part of a new service that gives business clients the chance to use these codes on every single one of their products. This will allow Tencent’s business clients access to more data on each of their customers. The service will provide companies with better tracking data. The WeChat QR codes are part of Tencent’s latest move to focus on business clients, rather than its users. The…

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Happy Farmer game is helping to alleviate poverty in poor part of China

Happy Farmer game - China Farm

A mobile game that can be played on WeChat allows players to sell virtual food to help poverty-stricken communities. The Happy Famer game was released in June 2019 as part of a joint effort between the Ministry of Finance’s poverty reduction office and Tencent’s messaging platform WeChat. The mobile game lets players grow and sell virtual food. Players can earn credits through selling their virtually grown products or by watching in-game adds. These credits can then be used to purchase real goods produced by local farmers in poor counties. The…

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What Are the Stages of SDLC?

sdlc Software Development Life Cycle

In the world of IT and software development, SDLC or software development life cycle, is the methodology of any development project. The software industry is a thriving, nearly $500 billion business that doesn’t appear to show any signs of slowing down. Mobile platforms are taking off, and most business these days is conducted on some sort of software platform. To this end, if you work in the software business, you’ll need to get a feel for the methodologies that work. In this regard, understanding the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)…

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Laundry service in China to introduce QR code bet sheets to hotel patrons

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Hotel guests in Wuhan will soon be able to track the cleanliness of their linens. QR code bed sheets may help hotel guests feel more at ease with hotel cleanliness. At least, this is the goal of a laundry service in China, which plans to embed towels, sheets, quilts and other hotel linens with a thin, heat- and water-resistant chip. Customers who scan this chip with their smartphone can track the cleanliness of the linens in their assigned room. China is notoriously known for engaging in questionable cleaning practices in…

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