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Wednesday May 9, 2018. 02:45 PM
Qualcomm will reportedly exit the server market, just a few years after entering it. The post Qualcomm Reportedly Plans to Exit Server Business appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Last week, Facebook released the Oculus Go – a $200 virtual reality headset. It doesn't connect to your PC like the Oculus Rift, and you don't snap-in your phone like you would with the Gear VR. The screen, sensors, radios, and processing power are all inside the Go...
Tuesday May 8, 2018. 10:10 PM
Nintendo won't be bringing the Virtual Console to Switch -- but its Switch Online Service should pack the same capabilities into its subscription program. The post Nintendo Won’t Bring Virtual Console to the Switch, Plans Online Service appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Need to snag some presents for Mother's Day? Our sister site TechBargains has put together a selection of excellent options that you can order now, and receive in time for the big day. And even if you're not looking for a gift, there are still plenty of sweet bargains to...
Project Recode may be the most ambitious science experiment of our time – genetically engineering humans to be virus-resistant. The post Could We Be the Last Generation to Know What the Flu Feels Like? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Do crocodiles like Bach? Hard to tell. Do they process Bach in equivalent neurological structures to those of birds and mammals? We've got evidence on that issue now. The post Scientists Stuffed a Crocodile Into an MRI Machine to See If It Likes Bach appeared first on...
Nvidia's Volta has turned in strong results of its own in major AI and machine learning tests as we continue discussing how to interpret these results. The post Nvidia Announces New Volta AI Performance Milestones appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Elon Musk has declared that all contractors at Tesla are fired immediately, no exceptions -- unless you've got an employee willing to go to the mat for you. The post Elon Musk Fires All Tesla Contractors, Unless Employees Will Personally Vouch For Them appeared first on...
Monday May 7, 2018. 10:49 PM
The lidar sensor almost certainly saw the pedestrian and bicycle. But the car's logic decided this particular group of moving pixels wasn't a hazard to the car, or the car to the pedestrian. Uber test cars remain off the road. The post Fatal Arizona Crash: Uber Car Saw...
The new drives use 64-layer 3D NAND and are expected to outperform the 2016 960 EVO and 960 Pro SSDs, so this is good news indeed. The post Samsung’s 970 EVO, Pro SSDs Go On Sale At Much Lower Prices Than Expected appeared first on ExtremeTech.
If you're tired of keeping around a loud, bulky PC on your desk, take a look at the OptiPlex 3050 Micro from Dell. This tiny machine might not look like much, but it's more than enough computer for everyday tasks like web browsing and e-mail. Even better, it's incredibly...
An inter-university team suggests that the moon's mantle was once a tumultuous sea of magma. The post The Moon May Have Once Had a Magma Ocean Beneath the Surface appeared first on ExtremeTech.
With so many data breaches in the news, there's no telling who has access to any given password you've ever created. And while having one account exposed is bad, it's much worse if you re-use your passwords. Protect yourself by making complex and unique passwords for every...
Intel is tossing its own hat into the machine learning ring, positioning Xeon as a potent inference workhorse. The post Intel Positions Xeon as Machine Learning Competitor in Inference Workloads appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The school says it's misplaced a small amount of weapons-grade plutonium. It's just a little, but the US government is still not pleased. The post Idaho University Misplaces a Small Amount of Weapons-Grade Plutonium appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Friday May 4, 2018. 10:13 PM
Nvidia has announced the end of the GeForce Partner Program, effective immediately. The post Nvidia Has Canceled the GeForce Partner Program appeared first on ExtremeTech.
When Apple redesigned the MacBook Pro, it debuted a new type of keyboard based on a butterfly switch design that was supposed to provide better tactile characteristics in a fraction of the travel depth of the previous scissor mechanism. It's more than clear the company made...
After a number of mysterious delays, Microsoft finally rolled out the Spring Creators Update to Windows 10 early this week. Wasting no time, Microsoft has just released a new Insiders build that previews some more new features that you can expect in Windows 10 soon. The post ...
The Hubble Space Telescope has spied helium in the atmosphere of an exoplanet, WASP-107b, for the first time in history. The post Hubble Spies Helium in an Exoplanet’s Atmosphere for the First Time appeared first on ExtremeTech.
A new set of CPU vulnerabilities could be inbound, with up to eight different attacks said to target Intel CPUs -- but we'd recommend adopting a wait-and-see approach. The post A New Wave of Spectre-Class Attacks May Be Coming for Intel CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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