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Monday May 14, 2018. 03:45 PM
Tesla is still on the defensive after an March Model X crash that claimed the life of the driver, and now a safety alert from the Mountain View fire chief on that incident has added fuel to the fire. The post Tesla Battery Reignited Days After Fatal Model X Crash appeared...
The Intel 600p and Intel SSD Pro 600p are both incompatible with the April 2018 Windows 10 update. Don't install it to these drives. The post Windows 10 April 2018 Update Isn’t Compatible With Some Intel SSDs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
President Trump has announced he'll work with ZTE and China to save Chinese jobs at the company. It's a 180-degree reversal from less than a month ago. The post Trump Vows to Save Chinese Company That Evaded US Sanctions Against Iran appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Boston Dynamics continues to make robots better able to track down humans during the robot apocalypse. The post Boston Dynamics Robots Can Now Run Outside, Navigate Autonomously appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Friday May 11, 2018. 10:01 PM
Some of the companies involved include FedEx, Google, and Uber. Conspicuously absent: Amazon. The post FAA Eases Drone Restrictions for 10 Pilot Programs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Nvidia has crushed its Q1 earnings, thanks to strong sales in every area of its business. The post Nvidia Profits Skyrocket to Record Highs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Ford cuts the majority of its sedans (one in five sales last year). Electrification and other efficiencies will keep Fords fuel-efficient, Ford says. A government loophole helps Ford and other automakers build big SUVs without being hurt on CAFE standards. The post Did Ford ...
Famed hacker Kevin Mitnick shows how even this security measure can't completely protect your data if you don't remain constantly vigilant. The post This Tool Can Hack Your Accounts Even with Two-Factor Authentication appeared first on ExtremeTech.
SpaceX is preparing to launch the final Block 5 variant of the Falcon 9 -- and the most reusable rocket the company has ever built. The post SpaceX’s Final Block 5 Falcon 9 Will Be the Most Reusable Rocket Ever appeared first on ExtremeTech.
IBM has banned all removable storage from its offices, worldwide, effective immediately. The post IBM Employees Banned From Using All Removable Storage appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Thursday May 10, 2018. 10:27 PM
Memory corrupting techniques used for local attacks can now be launched remotely, with no need for privilege escalation or direct system access. The post Serious Rowhammer Attacks Can Now Be Carried Out Remotely appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Today, our colleagues over at TechBargains have put together an outstanding roundup of deals. Right now, you can grab discounted Google Home Minis, the LEGO Millennium Falcon, and high-end video cards at MSRP – not the inflated prices we're used to seeing. The post ET...
AMD and Nvidia GPU prices have come down substantially. Is it finally time to buy? The post Graphics Card Prices Are Finally Improving, but Is It Time to Buy? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Lidar and smart software tell where the unmarked road edge ends and the ditch begins. So far, Team MIT can see and navigate a never-before-traveled road to a distance 100 feet. Mountain roads remain a challenge. The post MIT Builds a Self-Driving Car for Unmapped Country...
Starting in a few weeks, you'll be able to stream Steam games to your tablet or smartphone. The post Valve Announces Steam Will Stream to Phones, Tablets appeared first on ExtremeTech.
A theory on why we don't see more life (much less alien civilizations) argues that life might arise easily, but go extinct within a billion years of planetary formation. The post Where Are All the Aliens? Maybe They’re Mostly Microbial (and Dead) appeared first on...
Xbox One sales have not recovered against the PS4, despite the launch of the Xbox One X last year. The post Even the Xbox One X Can’t Stop Microsoft’s Console Sales Slide appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Wednesday May 9, 2018. 09:41 PM
Google Duplex isn't just an impressive bit of technology -- it's arguably evidence that Google has passed the Turing test, at least in this specific instance. The post Google’s Duplex AI Demo Just Passed the Turing Test appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Google's new TPUs are here -- and they're quite a bit faster than last year's model. The post Google Announces 8x Faster TPU 3.0 For AI, Machine Learning appeared first on ExtremeTech.
A new initiative by Breakthrough Listen will scan millions of stars for signs of life by examining the plane of the Milky Way itself. The post Breakthrough Listen Launches Unprecedented Effort to Find Aliens appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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