AMD Offers Core i7-8086K Winners a Free Threadripper 1950X

AMD OFFERS CORE I7-8086K WINNERS A FREE THREADRIPPER 1950X

AMD is offering 40 winners of Intel's Core i7-8086K a Threadripper 1950X as an alternative prize instead. As deals go, it's a pretty...

Trump Calls for Creation of Space Force to Ensure ‘American Dominance in Space'

TRUMP CALLS FOR CREATION OF SPACE FORCE TO ENSURE ‘AMERICAN DOMINANCE IN SPACE'

Such a military operation could run afoul of international treaties and cause an unwanted escalation of international tensions.

 
 
 
Facing Epyc Onslaught, Intel Will Aggressively Compete in Servers

FACING EPYC ONSLAUGHT, INTEL WILL AGGRESSIVELY COMPETE IN SERVERS

Intel expects AMD to come gunning for its servers later this year and there's no way Intel gives up market share without a fight.

MIT Neural Network Accelerates MRI Image Processing by 1,000 Times

MIT NEURAL NETWORK ACCELERATES MRI IMAGE PROCESSING BY 1,000 TIMES

It can take hours for a computer to match all the locations in a 3D map, but researchers from MIT have developed an algorithm that...

 
 
 
DeepMind Builds AI That Reconstructs 3D Objects From a Single Photo

DEEPMIND BUILDS AI THAT RECONSTRUCTS 3D OBJECTS FROM A SINGLE PHOTO

DeepMind AI researchers have created a neural network that can predict what a space will look like after seeing one or more images...

5G Standard Finalized in a Major Step Toward Commercialization

5G STANDARD FINALIZED IN A MAJOR STEP TOWARD COMMERCIALIZATION

The 5G standalone specification has been completed, and while there's still more work to do on other aspects of the standard, this...

 
 
 
How to Build a Custom Mechanical Keyboard Gamepad

HOW TO BUILD A CUSTOM MECHANICAL KEYBOARD GAMEPAD

I started with a number pad kit, made some layout tweaks, added some smooth linear switches, and I ended up with a rather adorable...

What It's Like to Fly in HondaJet, the Amazingly Cheap Business Jet

WHAT IT'S LIKE TO FLY IN HONDAJET, THE AMAZINGLY CHEAP BUSINESS JET

Three decades in development, the HA-420 HondaJet is the first bizjet to use carbon fiber construction. The Honda/GE turbofans are...

 
 
 
South Korean Carrier Will Start Selling the iPhone 3GS Again

SOUTH KOREAN CARRIER WILL START SELLING THE IPHONE 3GS AGAIN

Customers will be able to pick up a brand new decade-old iPhone for just 44,000 won , no contract required.

ET Deals: 5E Dungeons, Hordes, and Horrors RPG Humble Bundle

ET DEALS: 5E DUNGEONS, HORDES, AND HORRORS RPG HUMBLE BUNDLE

Are you a tabletop RPG fan? Well, for as little as one dollar, you can get a whole bunch of incredible DRM-free RPG ebooks from Frog...

 
 
 
Sony's Response to Fortnite Controversy Completely Misses the Point

SONY'S RESPONSE TO FORTNITE CONTROVERSY COMPLETELY MISSES THE POINT

Sony's response to the Fortnite controversy proves it doesn't understand - or doesn't care - why gamers are upset in the first place.

The Best Games of E3 2018

THE BEST GAMES OF E3 2018

As E3 goes through growing pains as it transitions to a more consumer-themed event, the show floor and surroundings have become mildly...

 
 
 
Original Donkey Kong Gets Its First Re-Release on Nintendo Switch

ORIGINAL DONKEY KONG GETS ITS FIRST RE-RELEASE ON NINTENDO SWITCH

If you crave that original Donkey Kong experience, it's available for the first time in decades.

Astronomers Are Watching a Black Hole Tear a Star Apart in Another Galaxy

ASTRONOMERS ARE WATCHING A BLACK HOLE TEAR A STAR APART IN ANOTHER GALAXY

In a new study, astronomers claim a star with around two solar masses came apart at the seams when it encountered a black hole with...

 
 
 
NASA Loses Contact With Opportunity Rover as Martian Dust Storm Rages On

NASA LOSES CONTACT WITH OPPORTUNITY ROVER AS MARTIAN DUST STORM RAGES ON

NASA now says the rover has missed its latest check-in. That suggests its batteries are drained, and that could spell the end for this...

EU Considers Banning Kaspersky Software ‘Confirmed as Malicious'

EU CONSIDERS BANNING KASPERSKY SOFTWARE ‘CONFIRMED AS MALICIOUS'

The EU has passed a directive calling for the end of using Kaspersky products after they've been "proven malicious." That particular...

 
 
 
PC OEMs Are Selling Laptops With Optane Cache Drives and Claiming It's Memory

PC OEMS ARE SELLING LAPTOPS WITH OPTANE CACHE DRIVES AND CLAIMING IT'S MEMORY

Multiple OEMs are marketing systems as if their total memory loadout is equivalent to their actual DRAM + Optane cache. That's not...

Google May Be Planning to Run Windows 10 on Pixelbook

GOOGLE MAY BE PLANNING TO RUN WINDOWS 10 ON PIXELBOOK

According to a note in Google's open source code, there's evidence that Google is planning to have the Pixelbook certified to run Windows...

 
 
 
The Boring Company Will Build High-Speed Transit for Chicago Airport

THE BORING COMPANY WILL BUILD HIGH-SPEED TRANSIT FOR CHICAGO AIRPORT

The Chicago Infrastructure Trust has chosen The Boring Company to build the Chicago Express Loop service, which will carry passengers...

Report: AMD Built Navi for Sony PS5, Delayed Vega to Do It

REPORT: AMD BUILT NAVI FOR SONY PS5, DELAYED VEGA TO DO IT

AMD's Vega development process may have been more troubled than we realized, with resources also pulled to finish Navi - a chip Sony...

 
 
 



Intel CEO Brian Krzanich Resigns

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich Resigns

Intel's CEO Brian Krzanich resigned following an inter-office relationship, which is against company policy. Read more ...

Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Neat hardware, but Alexa can't keep up

Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Neat hardware, but Alexa can't keep up

The Fire TV Cube wants to replace your remote with voice commands, but Alexa isn't up for the challenge. Read more ...

Apple's AirPower charger might finally launch in September

Apple's AirPower charger might finally launch in September

Device delayed due to overheating and software bugs, says Bloomberg Read more ...

Google is adding a new feature to Google Home that fixes my biggest problem...

Google is adding a new feature to Google Home that fixes my biggest problem with the device

Google added a new feature to Google Home devices called Continued Conversation. Continued Conversation allows you to ask your Google Home a few follow-up questions without... Read more ...

AT&T launches a low-cost live TV streaming service, WatchTV

AT&T launches a low-cost live TV streaming service, WatchTV

AT&T this morning announced the launch of a second TV streaming service, called WatchTV, days after its merger with Time Warner. The lower-cost alternative to AT&T's DirecTV... Read more ...

U.S. states can now force consumers to pay online sales tax

U.S. states can now force consumers to pay online sales tax

In other words, you might have to start paying tax on B&H orders. On Thursday, June 21, the Supreme Court voted in favor (5-4) of allowing states to require online buyers pay... Read more ...

Intel's CEO just quit over a rule-breaking relationship

Intel's CEO just quit over a rule-breaking relationship

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has unexpectedly resigned, after it was revealed that he had previously had a relationship with another employee. That relationship, Intel points out... Read more ...

Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts new technology for fighting...

Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts new technology for fighting fake news

Facebook this morning announced an expansion of its fact-checking program and other actions it's taking to combat the scourge of fake news on its social network. The company... Read more ...

Xbox One won't get VR support after all

Xbox One won't get VR support after all

Microsoft has put plans for VR support for Xbox devices on hold, according to an interview with Xbox's chief marketing officer. Speaking to gamesindustry.biz , CMO Mike Nichols... Read more ...

State of Decay 2 dethrones God of War as May's best-selling game in the US

State of Decay 2 dethrones God of War as May's best-selling game in the US

State of Decay 2 surprisingly reigns supreme. Every month The NPD Group compiles a list of the best-selling games in the United States. May 2018 was packed with a number of... Read more ...