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Idiot admits destroying scores of college PCs using USB Killer gizmo, filming himself doing it

1 day ago   |   The Register

MBA grad faces hefty fine, jail time after zapping computer, display, equipment mobos A former student at a $32,000-a-year private New York college pleaded guilty this week to...
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Halo PC: everything we know

Halo PC: everything we know

1 day ago   |   PCGamesN

Is there a Halo on PC? It's been a very quiet few years for fans of the Halo series on PC, with only a couple of major announcements and releases in the past decade: Halo Wars...
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Someone built a working PC out of lasagne

Someone built a working PC out of lasagne

1 day ago   |   PCGamesN

The art of PC building is something entirely lost on me, to the point that even though my home computer is crying out for more RAM and a new graphics card, I'm terrified to...
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Stacking Up Cascade Lake Xeons Against AMD Epyc For HPC

2 days ago   |   The Next Platform

In theory, customers running HPC simulation and modeling applications want to cram as much compute in as small of a space as they can.... Stacking Up Cascade Lake Xeons Against...
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Why HPE Abandoned Quantum Computing Research

2 days ago   |   The Next Platform

Like all major server-focused tech companies, HPE has been keeping close tabs on where quantum computing might go in the future.... Why HPE Abandoned Quantum Computing Research...
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AMD Ryzen R1000 SoC to power the still-unreleased Atari VCS

AMD Ryzen R1000 SoC to power the still-unreleased Atari VCS

2 days ago   |   TechRadar

AMD has updated its lineup of embedded systems-on-chip with two new variants. Alongside that announcement comes news that Atari is going to use one of the new SoCs to power the...
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ExpressVPN inches closer to a 100% secure server with TrustedServer initiative

ExpressVPN inches closer to a 100% secure server with TrustedServer initiative

2 days ago   |   TechRadar

Popular VPN provider ExpressVPN has introduced a new server platform called TrustedServer, one which runs on system memory without the need to have local storage. Doing so...
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Microsoft's new Surface Hub 2S is even more nuts than its predecessor

Microsoft's new Surface Hub 2S is even more nuts than its predecessor

2 days ago   |   Pocket-lint

Microsoft's massive Surface Hub computer-cum-screen can now even run on a battery. The battery pack means you can move the 50-inch version between locations - say in a school...
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Is EHT Zurich's genetically engineered ‘biological dual-core processor' actually a pair of gates?

2 days ago   |   Electronics Weekly

My ears pricked up when I heard of a “biosynthetic dual-core cell computer“, also described as a “dual-core CPU“, that has been made using genetic engineering at Swiss...
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Oculus Rift S vs Oculus Quest vs Oculus Go vs Samsung Gear VR: What's the difference?

Oculus Rift S vs Oculus Quest vs Oculus Go vs Samsung Gear VR: What's the difference?

2 days ago   |   Pocket-lint

There are now a few different choices for those looking to get into virtual reality with a number of VR headsets available at varying prices. At one end of the spectrum that...
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Toyota leads $1B investment in Uber's self-driving tech

Toyota leads $1B investment in Uber's self-driving tech

Enlarge / Uber has been using Volvo XC90 hybrid SUVs as R&D platforms. Soon, we can expect these to be joined by Toyota Siennas. On Thursday, news broke that Toyota, Denso... Read more ...

Samsung's Galaxy S10 camera app adds a dedicated Bright Night mode

Samsung's Galaxy S10 camera app adds a dedicated Bright Night mode

The Bright Night camera feature on the Samsung Galaxy S10 is becoming a dedicated night mode. Previously, Bright Night automatically worked for owners of the Galaxy S10 during... Read more ...

YouTube Music is now available free on Google Home speakers

YouTube Music is now available free on Google Home speakers

Google has given YouTube Music a leg up by making an ad-supported version free on all Google Home speakers. It rather seems like Google is trying to make YouTube Music its... Read more ...

Google lets Android users choose browsers to ease EU antitrust concerns

Google lets Android users choose browsers to ease EU antitrust concerns

In an effort to address EU antitrust concerns, Google has announced that Android users in Europe will now be able to choose between five different web browsers and search... Read more ...

Google and Amazon have made up - YouTube coming to Fire TV, Prime Video to...

Google and Amazon have made up - YouTube coming to Fire TV, Prime Video to Chromecast

Google and Amazon have buried the hatchet and will be putting each other's key streaming apps on their devices. That means YouTube's apps will come to Amazon Fire TV while the... Read more ...

Amazon and Google settle feud, bring YouTube back to Fire TV devices

Amazon and Google settle feud, bring YouTube back to Fire TV devices

Enlarge / The Fire TV Cube is a small Fire TV with an Echo Dot baked into it. It has a shiny black finish around the sides, with a matte black top. Feuding tech giants Amazon... Read more ...

Fortnite: where to find the treasure map signpost in Paradise Palms

Fortnite: where to find the treasure map signpost in Paradise Palms

Where is the Paradise Palms treasure map signpost in Fortnite? After a few seasons without them, treasure map challenges have finally made their return to Epic's battle royale... Read more ...

Samsung's Galaxy Fold Phones Are Already Breaking

Samsung's Galaxy Fold Phones Are Already Breaking

Only two days after review units were sent out, multiple journalists and reviewers are reporting broken screens on the $2,000 experimental folding devices. Not a good look for... Read more ...

This Nintendo Switch deal with Smash Bros is an Easter Sale winner

This Nintendo Switch deal with Smash Bros is an Easter Sale winner

We're not messing about...stock is already running low on this superb Nintendo Switch deal. For just £260.10 you can get a brand new Nintendo Switch and a copy of Super Smash... Read more ...

The CEO of a 19-year-old tech company explains how it totally reinvented...

The CEO of a 19-year-old tech company explains how it totally reinvented itself with a tool that programmers find 'mind-blowing'

Glitch is a browser-based tool for writing code that's winning over developers all over Silicon Valley and beyond - and counts Spotify and Slack among its customers. We talked... Read more ...