Spider silk has been used by humans for thousands of years It’s tougher than Kevlar, more flexible than nylon and thinner than a single strand of human hair, One type in particular, dragline silk, has been identified as a potential material to be used in the medicinal field in a […]
Silk is the epitome of luxury when it comes to fabric whether it’s for robes, sheets, or dresses. And there’s a lot of work that goes into making this luscious fabric come to life. Silkworms spin cocoons that silk producers eventually unravel and join to create the thread. Silk production […]
Researchers are looking at ways to lighten the load troops carry in the field and better regulate their temperatures. Synthetics like artificial spider silk are one material they’re looking at for that purpose. Scientists have often found military applications in strange substances found in nature or made in labs. The […]
Big data company Palantir has acquired Silk...
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] Amazon Silk, the company’s proprietary web browser for the Kindle Fire tablet, operates by pulling pre-rendered web pages from Amazon servers.And that makes it the e-commerce giant’s wildest dream come true, according to some awesome analysis by Chris Espinosa.
[credit provider=”Dylan Love”] Given that it’s an Android device, interest in rooting the Kindle Fire is inevitable.But what’s more interesting is Amazon’s attitude toward rooting — they don’t care if you do it or not.
[credit provider=”Steve Kovach, Business Insider”] Amazon Silk is a new browser for use on the Kindle Fire.It puts some very interesting ideas in play to make browsing the web faster and easier than it’s ever been.
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] Along with its new Kindle Fire tablet, Amazon unveiled its brand new web browser called Silk.Right now, Silk will only run on the Fire, but Amazon has already registered several domains hinting that the browser could come to other platforms, according to domain registration watchdog Fusible.