New efficient way to convert heat into electricity found: Study

September 24, 2019

WASHINGTON: Researchers have found a new way to capture heat and turn it into electricity, an advance that could increase the efficiency of energy generation from car exhaust, interplanetary space probes, and industrial processes. The scientists, including those from The Ohio State University in the US, found a new way to design thermoelectric semiconductors — materials that could convert heat to electricity. The new method is described in a study,…

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WhatsApp quietly rolls out tool to share status on Facebook

September 24, 2019

San Francisco: Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp has begun rolling out a feature for Android users to let them share their status stories directly on Facebook Story and other apps. Just like Instagram, WhatsApp’s status Stories let users post images, text and videos on your profile that disappear after 24 hours. WhatsApp hasn’t made an official announcement yet but several users reported this on Twitter. “So WhatsApp has a new…

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