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Saturday May 27, 2017. 03:12 PM
The President reportedly blasts German automakers for not building in the US. Actually, they already build the better part of a million cars here per year. The post Memo to the Prez: Germans Already Build Cars Here appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Friday May 26, 2017. 11:33 PM
Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, we've gathered up some of the very best discounts online. Whether you're looking for a new PC, a 4K television, or even a wireless camera, there's something here for everyone. The post ET Deals Memorial Day Roundup: Save on Dell Core i7 ...
A worker safety group says Tesla's factory is below average on safety. We're getting better, Tesla says. But what happens when it ramps from 80,000 cars in 2016 to 500,000 in 2018? The post Tesla Factory: Unsafe at Any (Line) Speed? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
VR is amazing, but it's tough to try out yourself because of the equipment needed and the prototype nature of so much of the hardware and software. Fortunately, The Tech Museum in San Jose has now opened a permanent exhibit where visitors can experience a variety of VR, AR,...
New analysis of ancient fossils could upend decades of thinking on when the last common ancestor of humans and chimps lived. Even more surprising, humans may have originated in Europe rather than in Africa. The post 7.2-Million-Year-Old Jawbone Indicates Oldest Hominin...
NASA has just published the first data from Juno, and it reveals some fascinating things about Jupiter. For one, it has cyclones the size of a planet. The post NASA Releases Stunning First Science Results from Jupiter Probe Juno appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Thursday May 25, 2017. 07:36 PM
This rocket can haul just 150 kg (331 pounds) into orbit, but it's cheap and small -- really, look how cute and little it is. The post This Adorable Little Rocket Just Reached Space for the First Time appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel's future Thunderbolt standard will be royalty-free and open to other companies should they wish to design their own controllers. That's a major change from how Intel has deployed the technology over the last few years. The post Thunderbolt Goes Royalty-Free as Intel...
Astronomers have finally pinned down the orbit of TRAPPIST-1h and confirmed it's far too chilly for life. The post Astronomers Pin Down the Orbit of Exoplanet TRAPPIST-1h appeared first on ExtremeTech.
It's taken a few years, but researchers have found VW's defeat device code within its vehicles. It's a doozy. The post VW’s Diesel Defeat Devices Finally Located, Cracked Wide Open appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Wednesday May 24, 2017. 11:31 PM
DJI has pushed a new app update and firmware for its various drone models, and if you don't download and install it, you won't be flying your drone very far. The post DJI to Drone Customers: Upgrade Your Firmware or Practically Give Up Flying appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Security firm Check Point reports a new breed of malware is spreading in fake movie subtitles. You think you're loading a subtitle, but what you're actually doing is giving a hacker full access to your computer. The post Hackers Use Subtitle Files to Take Over PCs appeared...
Samsung has announced its own plans for foundry tech ramp-ups and rollouts, beginning immediately and stretching over the next four years. From EUV and fully-depleted silicon to HBM2 and new packaging techniques, the company is aggressively planning to grow its share of the...
Tesla lost the top spot in CR's ultra-luxury ratings for auto-braking that wasn't enabled. Finally, Tesla made it work, albeit only at low speeds. As a result, CR gave Tesla half-credit back. The post Consumer Reports Gives Tesla Model S Partial Credit for a Partial Fix...
With the Spark, DJI has cut the cost of getting into quality drone photography in half yet again, to $500. That, plus some easier flight modes should make the Spark a popular choice among first-time drone buyers. The post DJI Says its New Spark Is the Flying Camera for...
Want to learn to program? Maybe you want to make something awesome with a Raspberry Pi. Today's bundle of online courses from SkillWise aims to help you learn the basics of computer science with a very low barrier to entry. The post ET Deals: The Complete Computer Science...
Local backups are a good place to start, but if you're not storing your files offsite as well, they're not really safe. Theft, house fires, and natural disasters could happen at any moment, so adding in an online backup to your routine is the best way to protect your...
At I/O 2017, Google announced new products powered by machine learning, some big improvements to Assistant and Google Home, and it offered up a glimpse of the future of Android in your car. The post The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2017 appeared first on...
Hackers have found a way to break Samsung's biometric authentication systems, and it's not particularly hard to do. Iris authentication isn't the solution it's been sold as. The post Hackers Can Unlock Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Using Fake Irises appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Google's hope is that offline purchase data will confirm that the ads you see online do, in fact, influence what you buy in real life. The post Google Can Now Track Your Offline Purchases appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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