Category Archives: General

Oxxo ya rebasó a Soriana y va por Wal-Mart

En el segundo cuarto de 2017 la cadena de tiendas de conveniencia de FEMSA, Oxxo, le arrebató a Soriana el segundo lugar como el mayor minorista por ingresos en México, según datos de los informes trimestrales de las empresas.

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More than 6,300 stores are shutting down — here’s the full list

Some retailers have released lists of which of their locations will be closing. To find out if a store near you is shutting down, click on the retailers in the following list:

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New Storm Makes Surprise Appearance on Neptune

Images of Neptune taken during twilight observing revealed an extremely large bright storm system near Neptune’s equator (labeled ‘cloud complex’ in the upper figure), a region where astronomers have never seen a bright cloud.

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The inventor of Roomba has created a weed-slashing robot for your garden

Roomba co-creator Joe Jones has created a garden Roomba for gardens with Franklin Robotics. Tertill uses sensors to identify weeds and cuts them down until they eventually die. It requires a small raised border to stay in the garden and it needs room between plants to get to all the weeds.

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GOLDMAN SACHS: Paypal is safe from Amazon — for now (AMZN, PYPL)

Amazon started its “Payments” platform in 2013, but it’s really taken off recently. With worries about Amazon taking over entire sectors, is the payment space safe?

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This Southern chain says its fried chicken could beat out KFC and Popeyes — here’s the verdict

Bojangles’ “is widely considered to be one of the South’s most popular foods,” the fried-chicken chain said in a statement published this week in The News and Observer.

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First Battery-Free Cellphone Harvests Power from Ambient Radio Signals, Light

“We’ve built what we believe is the first functioning cellphone that consumes almost zero power,” said co-author Dr. Shyam Gollakota, from the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. Dr.

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