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Hands-on with the Hyper GaN Stackable USB-C charger [Video]

Last year Hyper launched the world’s smallest 100W USB-C charger thanks to its implementation of GaN technology. Now the company is back with an even more compact and functional way to power up your devices with the HyperJuice GaN Stackable Charger. Follow along for a hands-on look as well as how to get 50% off…

Elon Musk and SpaceX launch Starlink satellite broadband amid pandemic

In vast swaths of the United States and the world, there are millions of people who don’t have reliable internet access. These unconnected people aren’t just in far-flung places like rural America or New Zealand or sub-Saharan Africa, either. There are plenty of people living in dense city centers who struggle to access affordable broadband.…

Epic Games Acquires Kids’ Technology Platform SuperAwesome

12:08 PM PDT 9/25/2020 by Trilby Beresford Rachel Luna/Getty Images; Courtesy of SuperAwesome Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney; SuperAwesome co-founder and CEO, Dylan Collins The company allows developers to create safer digital experiences for children on the internet. Fortnite maker Epic Games on Friday revealed the acquisition of SuperAwesome, a technology platform that…

Gaming companies are reportedly the next targets in the US government’s potentially broader Tencent purge

Some of the biggest names in online gaming in the United States have received letters from the U.S. government requesting information about their relationship with the multibillion-dollar Chinese tec…

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A Post-Apocalyptic Isometric RPG Called Seven Being Launched By Ex-Witcher 3 Developers

Witcher 3 Senior Quest Designer Jakub Rokosz has started his own game studio: Fool's Theory. Their first game has now been...
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Tesla third-quarter earnings: What to expect and what...

Tesla is scheduled to report its third-quarter earnings after the market closes today. The earnings report comes at a critical time for Tesla as it prepares to begin production of the Model 3 at its new China factory. This earnings report, its first without …

Steam removes hundreds of games after publishers abuse...

Russian publisher Dagestan Technology among those affected, although Valve has yet to offer further explanationValve appears to have had a significant purge of its Steam marketplace, with hundreds of games removed in the last 24 hours.The removals were first noticed when more than 980 games and soundtracks were added to Steam Tools' list of banned…

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How America’s war on Huawei may boost Chinese technology

From September 15th the Chinese telecoms giant will no longer be able to buy vital semiconductorsHUAWEI IS ON the ropes. From midnight on September 14th the Chinese technology giant will be cut off from essential supplies of semiconductors. Without chips it cannot make the smartphones or mobile-network gear on which its business depends. America’s latest…

Recommended Reading: Microsoft’s Panos Panay on the Surface Duo

‘It’s 8 P.M. on Election Day.’ Experts Share Their Nightmare Scenarios.The New York TimesWith less than two months left before the US presidential election, you’re not alone if you’re concerned about the potential for inaccurate or delayed results. Several election experts spoke to The New York Times about the things they’re losing sleep over, ranging…

New Nest Thermostat hits FCC with 60GHz radar, hinting at Pixel 4-style Project Soli gestures

Google appears to have a new Nest Thermostat in the works, according to new FCC documentation. It could be equipped with Google’s Project Soli radar motion controls, in what would be a first for the company’s home products, as spotted by Droid Life. There’s very little to go by in the current crop of documents,…

My Favorite Stock To Buy On A Pullback: Nvidia

After watching the notable launch of the Nvidia (NVDA) second-gen RTX GPU, I waited for an article on Seeking Alpha reflecting the importance of this event for Nvidia and its stock. Instead, the most recent article takes a pro-AMD (AMD) narrative. While I am a fan of AMD, I nonetheless see this launch as highly…

Folding phones are the future — they’re just missing one crucial thing

I think we're well beyond the point of labeling folding phones as a fad or simple trend. Even though the form factor has only been around for less than two years, it's clear that companies are pumping tons of money and research into making foldables the next big thing in consumer tech. Just look at…

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What Is a Mini-LED TV, and Why Would You Want One? -To Geek

TCLMini-LED displays are just making it on to the market, and they’re affordably priced. This new technology offers more local dimming zones for deeper blacks and improved contrast. Let’s cut through the jargon. What Is Mini-LED? Mini-LED is a new display technology that promises improved contrast ratios and deeper blacks compared to LCD panels that…

Everton to sign midfielder Fernando as replacement for Fellaini

Everton have agreed a £15 million deal for Porto midfielder Fernando – this basically means that Marouane Fellaini is on...

Fall Out Boy – Save Rock And Roll

Fall Out Boy decided to take an “indefinite hiatus” in 2009. One member admitted to feeling as though he...

Samsung is developing QD-OLED screens – Stronger than OLED

According to recent information, Samsung will close all its Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) production lines by the end of this year. This includes two production lines in South Korea and two in China. However, the company will deliver all pre-existing orders before the end of the year. There are speculations that Samsung wants to shift its attention…

New mystery OnePlus screen technology is coming very soon

A post on Chinese social media site Weibo (via 9to5Google) has revealed that OnePlus is prepping to unveil some mysterious new screen technology. The company sent out press invites to a January 13 event about its recent display developments, but it doesn’t give us any official information about what we will see.Weibo At CES 2020,…

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Painting with light: Novel nanopillars precisely control intensity of transmitted light

Illustration depicts a faithful reproduction of Johannes Vermeer's "Girl With a Pearl Earring" using millions of nanopillars that control both the color and intensity of incident light. Credit: T. Xu/Nanjing University By shining white light on a glass slide stippled with millions of tiny titanium dioxide pillars, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and…

Huawei chip unit short-circuited Trump’s sanctions. Then it got burned.

For most of its history, Huawei’s tinkering in semiconductors was considered little more than a curious hobby by industry rivals.The Chinese technology company occasionally outfitted its smartphones with its homegrown Kirin chipsets, named after a mythical beast with the horns and hoofs of a deer and the scaly body of a dragon.But Kirin chips remained…

Elon Musk Says He’s `Fired Up’ as SpaceX Steps Toward Crewed Flights

259K Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don't like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Jan 21, 2020Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket company passed a crucial…
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Most Americans are not willing or able to use an app tracking coronavirus infections. That’s a problem for Big Tech’s

The two tech giants are working with public health authorities and university researchers to produce a set of tools that apps could use to notify users who had come in close contact with a person who tested positive for covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The initiative has been portrayed as a way to…

What Is a Mini-LED TV, and Why Would You Want One? -To Geek

TCLMini-LED displays are just making it on to the market, and they’re affordably priced. This new technology offers more local dimming zones for deeper blacks and improved contrast. Let’s cut through the jargon. What Is Mini-LED? Mini-LED is a new display technology that promises improved contrast ratios and deeper blacks compared to LCD panels that…

Apple Reveals Ground-Breaking New iPad Technology

The Apple Pencil offers the ultimate in precision for creative iPad users, but the latest information from Apple reveals how the tool could be taken in an entirely new direction, offering features never seen before. An Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch tablet and Apple Pencil. Future via Getty Images MORE FROM FORBESOnePlus Nord Beats iPhone SE…

HomeKit Weekly: August Smart Lock Pro is exactly why smart home technology was created

As someone who loves technology, it’s easy to get excited about new things. I love to tinker with the latest gadgets, but I know for those who aren’t into this stuff, that seems like a nightmare. My wife could care less about technology. As long as it makes her life easier, she’s content. She wants…

A Newly Developed Fusion Engine Could Cut Down Travel To Mars In Only 30 Days

It's not just science fiction anymore, NASA, and plenty of private individuals, want to put mankind on Mars. Now a team at the University...

Apple granted patent for socially distanced group selfies

 | June 10, 2020 11:08 AM Apple has been granted a patent for new technology which will help make taking group selfies easier during the era of social distancing. The patent, approved by the U.S. Trade and Patent Office, covers iPhone camera software that would create "synthetic group selfies," allowing a single user to initiate…

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This brain-training wearable promises better sleep

CES 2020 is the year of sleep tech. I called it a few months ago, and now that the announcements are starting to trickle out, I’m re-staking that claim. Technology has played an important role in completely destroying my sleep cycle.. Yet somehow, it appears to be my only hope of saving it. URGONight seems…

Carbon Nanotube Developments in Clothing Could Protect Against Future Chemical Weapons

Developed in the beginning in 2007, there's lots going on these days with Carbon Nanotube Developments, and their potential usages considering it's such a...

iPad 2020 will have incredible screen that blows the socks off OLED

Home News (Image credit: Tom's Guide) This year's iPad Pro (or iPad 2020, as we've taken to calling it) is sure to have a lot of great advancements. We've heard production has already begun, and it's likely it could be sporting an all-new stylus with haptic feedback capabilities to take on the Samsung Galaxy Note…

What to expect from the next iPad Pro refresh: 5G, mini-LED, and more

9to5Mac is brought to you by Concepts App. Sketch and design your ideas on an infinite canvas with flexible vector ink. Available on iPad and iPhone. Try it for free. Even though Apple just refreshed the iPad Pro in March, many people are already asking about what to expect from the next revision. The next-generation…

Apple, Google announce new privacy features for coronavirus tracking tech

Background by Pixabay/Photo by Angela Lang/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. As companies and governments around the world battle the coronavirus pandemic, Apple and Google are making changes to the contact tracing technology they've developed to help inform people when they may have been exposed…

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Apple reopening retail stores in April

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) plans to start reopening its retail stores by the first half of April, according to a memo viewed by Bloomberg. The openings will happen on a staggered basis, and the tech giant has extended the remote work option for many employees through April 5. Earlier this month, Apple closed all 458 of its retail…

SoftBank throws WeWork a lifeline

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. WeWork confirms an up to $8 billion lifeline from SoftBank Group…

The 600-HP 2020 Audi Q8 RS Gets Brutal Performance To Match Its Looks

Photos: AudiThe 2020 Audi Q8 RS is basically a science project for the latest technology in preserving as much energy as possible for maximum efficiency in a car that also happens to have a 600 horsepower turbocharged V8.And look at this green:What a good green. Anyway, when the Q8 concept and production version hit the…

A Hands on Review For Shadowrun Returns: Some Seattle Goodness

As a shadowrunner, you've seen better days. Your ratty apartment is in such terrible condition that you're fortunate the roof isn't on fire, down...

Sounders FC introduce Clint Dempsey

­­­­ When Clint Dempsey expressed interest in returning to the MLS from Tottenham Hotspur, Seattle Sounders part-owner and general manager, Adrian Hanauer was floored. "I...

Everton to sign midfielder Fernando as replacement for Fellaini

Everton have agreed a £15 million deal for Porto midfielder Fernando – this basically means that Marouane Fellaini is on his way to Manchester United. Anxious...
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Rooney tells Moyes he wants to leave

Rooney failed to travel with the United squad to Sweden for tonight’s pre-season friendly against Stockholm and, although he has suffered a genuine shoulder...

VPNs will change forever with the arrival of WireGuard into Linux

After years of development WireGuard, a revolutionary approach to Virtual Private Networks (VPN) was finally fast-tracked to the Linux kernel. Now, at long last, WireGuard is in Linus Torvald's code tree. That means WireGuard should appear in the Linux kernel 5.6 release. This may be as early as April 2020.  This has the potential to change…

Nokia: A Comeback Story

Thesis Summary Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) is one of the main players in the 5G space and will surely benefit from its increased adoption. Not only will this be a tailwind for revenue growth, but I also expect Nokia to improve its profitability and start generating a lot more cash in the next two years. With…

Facebook sells virtual-reality tool used in movies, video games

California investigates FacebookMorning Business Outlook: California details an 18-month investigation into Facebook's privacy policies and says the social media network is not cooperating.Facebook is selling Oculus Medium, a 3-D virtual reality sculpting tool used in filmmaking and video games, to software giant AdobeFacebook founder Mark Zuckerberg bought Oculus, a technology and virtual reality company, in 2014 for $2…

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Everton Move 5 Players

Everton have agreed deals which will see three new faces arrive at Goodison Park, with two players departing the Blues. Marouane Fellaini has moved to Manchester...

They Used Smartphone Cameras to Record Police Brutality—and Change History

In 2008, Steve Jobs had an assignment for a small team of engineers in Cupertino: Make the iPhone record video. After seeing that people liked taking photos with the first iPhones, he wanted to add moving pictures. A year later, Apple released the iPhone 3GS, the first iPhone to record video. About 10 years and…

Consumer Electronics Show planning to highlight sex toys at 2021 show

January 9, 2020 | 10:29pm Enlarge Image The booth for Crave, a luxury vibrator company. AFP via Getty Images Next year’s CES might as well be spelled SEX. Technology used for sexual pleasure was such a hit at CES 2020 that the show’s organizing committee is already planning to play it up again next year,…
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Coming Soon: Free As In Freedom Skype Replacement; tox.chat

Sick of hearing about how the government is encroaching on your private data? I'm sure you're beginning to learn about software and data that's...

This gadget adds advanced adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping technology to your car

Published on Jan 9, 2020The Comma.ai CEO rolled out the latest version of his company's assisted-driving hardware here at CES 2020, featuring a more user-friendly interface and a cleaner install. The Comma Two is a piece of hardware about the size of a smartphone that can be mounted on your windshield. A forward-facing camera shows…

The strange, thorny and sometimes sleazy origins of 11 tech terms you use every day

This may be what you imagine when you think of online trolls, but the slang word for internet miscreants has far fishier origins. Seth Rosenblatt/CNET Can you tell an emoji from an emoticon? Foobar from FOMO? A flamewar from a firewall? If these tech terms make perfect sense to you, congratulations -- you're no longer a digital noob. But do you know why we call…

These are the most important Android smartphones of the decade

The 2010s have been full of huge advancements in technology and smartphones have seen a lot of improvements over the decade. As the year closes out, it’s a good time to look back not at the most popular or even most impressive smartphones of the past 10 years, but the most important Android smartphones that…

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New lithium-ion battery design that’s 2,000 times more powerful, recharges 1,000 times faster

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new lithium-ion battery technology that is 2,000 times more powerful than comparable batteries....

Intel-Funded Study Finds AMD Processors Including All Ryzen Chips Vulnerable To Side-Channel Security Flaw

Academic researchers at Graz University of Technology in Austria have published a paper detailing what they say are security flaws inherent in every AMD processor manufactured from 2011 to 2019, which would include the company's entire Zen lineup. The paper states "additional funding was provided by generous gifts from Intel," so let's start there. The…

There’s A Leaked Launch Date Planned For Windows 8.1: Coming This September…

New leaks for Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system have been frequent in the past few weeks, and the latest leaked version of Windows shows...

How I Modded the Silicone Tips of AirPods Pro with a Memory Foam Layer

I love my AirPods Pro and, ever since I bought them last October, I’ve been taking advantage of their noise cancellation technology to use them in more contexts than the original AirPods.1 They sound better than any other wireless earbuds I’ve tested (obviously, they sound much worse than my Sony IER-Z1R, but that’s to be…