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Thursday July 20, 2017. 09:48 PM
Apple released a major security update for iOS 10.3.3 yesterday, with fixes included for some significant bugs. If you're running iOS 10, you'll want to upgrade, immediately. The post New iOS 10.3.3 Update Fixes Critical Wi-Fi Security Bug appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Fujitsu is throwing its own hat into the ring with deep learning and AI processing cores coming to market in 2018. The post Fujitsu Enters Deep Learning, AI Markets With Custom Architecture appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Humans have done myriad impressive things in space, from building the International Space Station to landing a robot on a comet. Still, none of those accomplishments have quite the same historical weight as the first time a person walked on the moon. The post The First Moon ...
Elon Musk is on the mic warning us about AI once more. This is the inventor (“genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist…”) who wants to put a dude on Mars in five years, and had no problems specifying the space suits for SpaceX’s Mars missions had to look “badass.” This i...
ASML took a significant step towards bringing EUV lithography to market this week, but the company hedged its bets in its announcement. The post ASML Claims Major EUV Lithography Milestone appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Over two years ago, Microsoft promised to provide Windows 10 updates to all hardware over the supported lifetime of the device. That vague phrase has begun to have consequences. The post Microsoft Kills Windows 10 Feature Updates For Older CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The small spherical drone was constructed by Japanese space agency JAXA with a special orientation system that allows it to maneuver around the ISS and capture video. The post Adorable Japanese Camera Drone Now Lives Aboard the ISS appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Microsoft is closing its Surface Hub manufacturing facility in Wilsonville, Oregon, barely two years after opening it. Instead of being manufactured in the US, future Surface Hubs will be built in China. The post Microsoft Closes US Surface Factory, Moves Production to...
Wednesday July 19, 2017. 09:30 PM
Intel's upcoming 12-core chip is rumored to be coming in at a substantially lower clock compared with its 10-core Core i9-7900X or AMD's Threadripper. If this proves true, it may be difficult for the Core i9-7920X to match the competition. The post Intel’s Upcoming 12-Core...
Google Now is officially being relaunched as the Google feed. It looks the same on the surface, but there are a few important tweaks. The post Google Announces Redesigned ‘Feed’ as a Replacement for Google Now appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Not only are these some of the earliest stars we've ever seen, but their very existence confirms theories about early star formation. The post Hubble Catches Some of the Earliest Stars Ever Formed on Camera appeared first on ExtremeTech.
A new research study has made strides in modeling human morality, teasing out our own internal ethics engine and suggesting how it might be transposed onto self driving cars. The post Self-Driving Cars Pose Thorny Ethical Questions in AI appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Wizards of the Coast is bridging the tabletop and digital gaming divide with a new suite of tools, collectively dubbed D&D Beyond. If it works, managing a Dungeons & Dragons game is about to get a lot more streamlined (and arguably more fun). The post D&D Beyond Combines...
The death of longtime democratic activist Liu Xiaobo has sent China's censorship regime into high gear, as the country cracks down on images, text, and keywords that relate to the poet, author, and winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. The post Chinese Censors Working...
There's a new private server launching for World of Warcraft, but this one isn't focused on the classic game. Instead, it will attempt to emulate the first expansion released for WoW, The Burning Crusade. The post Unofficial World of Warcraft ‘Felmyst’ Server Revisits The...
Having a neural network locally on your mobile device could be hugely beneficial, and it may be possible thanks to research from a team at MIT. The post MIT Research Could Make Neural Networks Portable appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Tuesday July 18, 2017. 10:01 PM
AMD's new Ryzen CPU is popular, but that's got a downside -- scammers are showing up online to bilk people out of their cash by relabeling cheap Celerons as AMD processors. The post Fake Ryzen Chips Now Popping Up on Amazon, eBay appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The satellite itself is a standard cubesat around the size of a loaf of bread, but it's going to deploy a solar reflector that could make it one of the brightest objects in the sky. The post Russian Satellite Could Soon Be the Brightest ‘Star’ in the Night Sky appeared...
On the lookout for an affordable gaming laptop? Today's deal from Lenovo has the 14-inch Y700 selling at a 25% discount. With a decent dedicated video card, a quad-core CPU, and a solid-state drive, there's a lot to like about this budget gaming set-up. The post ET Deals:...
There is no sound in space, at least not the kind of sound we as humans can detect. There is, however, something akin to sound if you have the right tools to listen to it. The post NASA Reveals Eerie Whistling Electron Waves from Space appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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