Most Financial Institutions Still Hesitant to Serve Cannabis Businesses

Few things in business are more devastating than your bank telling you they’re closing your accounts, especially when you’ve done nothing wrong. In the U.S., the growing marijuana industry knows this feeling all too well. Small Business Trends spoke with an ancillary business owner who had nightmarish problems with two major financial companies. (“Ancillary”, in cannabis commerce,Read More

7 TIPS AND TRICKS TO HELP YOU GET THE MOST OUT OF SONY’S XPERIA XZ PREMIUM

Sony’s top-of-the-line flagship, the Xperia XZ Premium, has finally landed, and it was worth the wait. The high-end Android phone packs a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, a 4K screen with support for high dynamic range (HDR) content, and a 19-megapixel camera with five-axis image stabilization and Sony’s Motion Eye Technology, which can capture superRead More

41 Most Unnecessary Consoles and Accessories of All-time

Putting hand to formed plastic as you try out a new video game controller or peripheral that works well—one that really clicks—is a magical experience. Gameplay melts into you as your body becomes an extension of the console, this humble device fusing with your hands into a single new, exciting umbilicus. Or now it’s justRead More

Best of CES 2017: The 6 Most Interesting Things We Saw at CES

HIGHLIGHTS CES 2017 saw 3,800 exhibitors and nearly 200,000 visitors Amazon, Qualcomm, and Nvidia had the biggest impacts Multinational corporates and tiny startups shared space on the show floor To say that CES is enormous would be an understatement. Officially, there are 3,800 exhibitors spread out over 2.6 million square feet of hotel and conventionRead More

One in 10 brand new cars has to go back to the garage for repairs in the first year – but what’s the most reliable motor you can buy?

HUNDREDS of thousands of new car buyers are having to return cars to their dealer with problems, a study has found. Electrical gripes, engine woes and rattling interior trim are leaving owners frustrated with their brand new motors. 2 Almost a third of owners reported problems in the first year with their Jaguar XF Driver Power,Read More

Molecular Black Hole Created Using World’s Most Powerful Laser

HIGHLIGHTS Scientists created a molecular black hole consisting of heavy atoms It was done with the help of a strong X-ray laser beam Unlike the real black hole, molecular version lets electrons out again Scientists, using the world’s most powerful X-ray laser, have successfully created a molecular black hole consisting of heavy atoms that suckRead More

Astronomers Find Giant Planet That’s Hotter Than Most Stars

HIGHLIGHTS A new planet KELT-9b is hotter than most stars, says a researcher KELT-9b is 2.8 times more massive than Jupiter It is more than twice as large, and nearly twice as hot, as our sun Astronomers have discovered the hottest planet ever known, with a dayside temperature of more than 4,300 degrees Celsius. InRead More

Why Most Battery Life Tests Are a Useless Indicator of Real World Usage

HIGHLIGHTS Recently, Consumer Reports’ MacBook Pro tests were in the news Lab tests almost never can be correlated to real world usage Standardised tests are only useful for rough comparisons Apple’s new MacBook Pros received a fair amount of criticism for making life difficult for professionals by removing useful features like an SD card slotRead More