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The Doomsday Clock is now at 2.5 minutes to midnight

The Doomsday Clock is now at 2.5 minutes to midnight
Beginning in 1947, members of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (an academic journal) have taken time each year to evaluate the state of the world and estimate how close we are to doomsday. They relate this...

cj 1M (2017-01-28) 1℃ 0LIKE

AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega

AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega
Update: An earlier version of this story implied that Vega would have 128 cores per CU. Vega is capable of 128 32-bit operations per CU, but since these theoretical maximums are calculated as fused multiply-add...

cj 2M (2017-01-07) 1℃ 0LIKE

Ability 3D promises to let hobbyists print with metal

Ability 3D promises to let hobbyists print with metal
LAS VEGAS Printing metal has been one of the holy grails of 3D printing. For the most part, printed prototype parts are made of plastic or other soft materials. That greatly limits their use in many production...

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Ford, Toyota to challenge Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

Ford, Toyota to challenge Apple CarPlay, Android Auto
Ford and Toyotas quest to offer an alternative to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto got more serious with the announcement this week at CES that a bunch of smaller fry climbed onto the SmartDeviceLink bandwagon p...

cj 2M (2017-01-07) 1℃ 0LIKE

2016s most talked-about research papers

2016s most talked-about research papers
DOIs, or Direct Object Identifiers, are fantastically useful little strings of text that serve to uniquely identify research papers, so that no matter what database youre querying and no matter what paper youre...

cj 2M (2017-01-05) 1℃ 0LIKE

Vaporware: 2016s wall of shame

Vaporware: 2016s wall of shame
With this blighted year finally drawing to a close, its time to review our favorite products that didnt manage to launch this year. Vaporware was a many-splendored thing this year, with entries from the usual s...

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Facebooks censorship regime is a dangerous gamble

Facebooks censorship regime is a dangerous gamble
After months of stubborn resistance, Facebook has finally caved to pressure from users and officials around the globe: it will begin experimenting with ways of filtering its news content for so-called fake news...

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Five reasons you should buy a car right now

Five reasons you should buy a car right now
The years best deals on new cars are often at the end of December. Automakers want to unload the last 2016s and keep 2017s moving. Demand is lower in winter. And automakers, dealers and sales reps all want to m...

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Intel Core i7-7700K review: Kaby Lake debuts for desktop

Intel Core i7-7700K review: Kaby Lake debuts for desktop
Today, Intel is taking the lid off its 7th Generation Core microprocessor family, codenamed Kaby Lake. Its been roughly five years since Intel last delivered a significant performance leap in a single generatio...

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10 almost-perfect tech cars to buy in 2017

10 almost-perfect tech cars to buy in 2017
Here are 10 cars with tech savvy you should consider buying in 2017, if youre in the market. Theyre good, theyre worth buying, and like so many of our heroes today, they each have some kind of flaw. Case in poi...

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