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lundi 11 décembre 2017, 14:15
SpaceX hopes to set a new record on Tuesday when it launches a used Dragon capsule on top of a pre-flown Falcon 9. The post SpaceX Hopes to Make History Tuesday with Upcoming Rocket Launch appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Toshiba is prepping a 14TB conventionally recorded hard drive for next year. It'll be the company's first helium-filled drive and packs a whopping nine platters in a 3.5-inch form factor. The post Toshiba’s New 14TB Helium Hard Drive Sets Capacity Records appeared first on...
vendredi 8 décembre 2017, 22:21
A woman who looked at the solar eclipse for less than 30 seconds back in August, when the sun was 70 percent covered, has permanent, irreversible damage to her retinas -- but this is the first time we've ever been able to directly image the area to see what it looks like. ...
CEO Elon Musk claims the company's AI hardware will be the best in the world. Musk is sometimes prone to flights of fancy, but he's also right a lot of the time. The post Elon Musk Says Tesla Is Working on Custom AI chips appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The space around Earth is home to many years worth of abandoned satellites, rocket boosters, and other bits of debris flying around at incredible speeds. The post ISS Gets New Impact Sensor to Gather Data on Space Debris appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Electronic Arts has indicated it might not bring microtransactions back to Battlefront II after removing them just hours before launch, but it's still describing its own actions in ridiculous terms. The post EA May Permanently Dump Battlefront II Microtransactions appeared...
If you know that a dollar today is worth $5 a year from now, you're going to fight like hell to avoid spending a single dollar more than you absolutely have to. The post Bitcoin’s Recent Volatility Risks Deflationary Spiral, Could Undermine It as a Currency appeared first on...
Nvidia just took the wraps off the newest edition to the Titan family, the Volta-powered Titan V. The new GPU is explicitly targeting AI and deep learning workloads, and while it's anything but cheap, it's also a heck of a lot less expensive than buying an HPC installation. ...
jeudi 7 décembre 2017, 23:00
On the prowl for some excellent holiday bargains? Right now, you can save on everything from sous vide machines to metal detectors to gift cards. Even if you've put off your holiday shopping entirely, you can still find plenty of discounts online – often with rush shipping ...
Bitcoin's price is headed through the roof, but Valve has had enough. The PC gaming giant is suspending Bitcoin payments on Steam and will no longer accept the cryptocurrency. The post Valve Will No Longer Accept Bitcoin as Payment for Games on Steam appeared first on...
A study involving multiple teams and telescopes around the world has just resulted in the discovery of the oldest supermassive black hole yet. It formed just 690 million years after the big bang when the universe was 5 percent of its current age. The post Tremendous Black...
The take from the heist was 4,736.42 BTC, worth more than $57 million at the time. The post Bitcoin Site Robbed of More Than 4,000 Bitcoins Worth $70 Million appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Google has rolled out a major new enterprise security feature in Chrome called site isolation. It's a stronger version of the browser's existing sandboxing feature. The post Google Rolls Out New Chrome Security Feature to Combat Microsoft appeared first on ExtremeTech.
What's the best overall gaming CPU you can buy today? We investigate. The post What’s the Best Processor for PC Gaming? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Scientists used to wonder how common planets were throughout the universe, and now we know. They're so common, it's possible just to find another one while you're trying to gather data on the one you already knew about. The post Astronomers Studying ‘Super-Earth’ Exoplanet Fi...
Tesla's Gigafactory is supposed to reinvent battery production, but its ramp-up woes are choking out would-be customers. The post Now Tesla’s Gigafactory Could Drive a Massive Battery Shortage appeared first on ExtremeTech.
mercredi 6 décembre 2017, 22:29
USB-C is cool, and you should be excited. The post ExtremeTech Explains: What is USB-C? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 845 will deliver faster overall performance, better power consumption, and some major video upgrades, including 4K HDR filming. The post Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 845 With 4K HDR Video Capture appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Every day, software becomes ever more important for the functioning of the world as we know it. But the complexity of that software also keeps growing. The post Software is Increasingly Complex. That Can Be Dangerous. appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The team created several versions of the gear and spring contraption, which is essentially a wireless sensor. The post 3D-Printed Plastic Objects Send Data Over Wi-Fi Without Any Electronics appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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