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 2022-08-03 14:31 

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Microsoft: Activision Blizzard Has 'No Must Have' Titles...

A recent filing with New Zealand's Commerce Commission reveals Microsoft's perspective on Activision Blizzard's portfolio of games. The post Microsoft: Activision Blizzard Has 'No Must Have' Titles appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-08-03 13:46 

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NASA Wants YOU to Help Spot These Mesmerizing Vortices on Jupiter...

Image data: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSSImage processing by Brian Swift CC BY Calling all citizen scientists and classroom investigators: NASA wants YOU to help explain these mesmerizing spirals near Jupiter's north pole. The post NASA Wants YOU to Help...

 2022-08-03 13:01 

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Winamp Is Back to Whip the Llama After 4 Years of Development...

The first release candidate is available for download, and it still whips the llama -- yes, Winamp 5.9 plays that iconic intro when you first launch it. The post Winamp Is Back to Whip the Llama After 4 Years of Development appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-08-03 12:15 

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Diablo Immortal Player Drops $100K, Becomes Too Powerful to Find a Match...

One streamer spent big on Immortal, and he's "won" the game. His prize: being too overpowered to play with anyone else. The post Diablo Immortal Player Drops $100K, Becomes Too Powerful to Find a Match appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-08-03 11:44 

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Webb Telescope Captures Stunning Image of the Cartwheel Galaxy...

From its vantage out beyond the moon, Webb is turning its infrared eye toward far-away objects we've never been able to see before. It's also providing images of well-known objects like the Cartwheel Galaxy with an unprecedented level of detail. T...

 2022-08-02 16:57 

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TSMC Chairman: Fabs Would Be 'Not Operable' If China Invades...

The so-called "Silicon Shield" could be enough of a defense to ward off Chinese aggression, says TSMC's Chairman. The post TSMC Chairman: Fabs Would Be 'Not Operable' If China Invades appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-08-02 16:29 

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Intel Says It Won't Hit Arc Discrete Sales Goals, Blames Its Drivers...

Intel tried to use the software stack from its integrated GPUs for Arc, and it did not work out well. The post Intel Says It Won't Hit Arc Discrete Sales Goals, Blames Its Drivers appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-08-02 15:44 

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Sony: Microsoft Acquiring Call of Duty 'Could Influence Users' Console Choice'...

Call of Duty, which currently has about 100 million players across several different platforms, might "influence users' console choice" if acquired by Microsoft's Xbox, Sony told Brazil's antitrust watchdog. The post Sony: Microsoft Ac...

 2022-08-02 15:01 

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MIT Engineers Develop Stamp-Sized Stickers That Can Perform Ultrasounds...

These discreet wearable ultrasound devices can provide consistent internal imaging for up to 48 hours. The post MIT Engineers Develop Stamp-Sized Stickers That Can Perform Ultrasounds appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-08-02 14:17 

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Samsung's 'Repair Mode' Will Hide Your Data From Sketchy Repair Techs...

The new Repair Mode will keep your private data private, no matter who's going to be tinkering with your phone in the repair shop. The post Samsung's 'Repair Mode' Will Hide Your Data From Sketchy Repair Techs appeared first on ExtremeTech...

 2022-08-02 13:02 

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ESA Begins Designing Probe to Explore Deep Within Venus' Hellish Atmosphere...

The European Space Agency (ESA) is planning a new mission to Venus, where its EnVision probe could conduct detailed science that has never been possible before. First, engineers have to figure out how to keep the spacecraft from blowing itself to bits as ...

 2022-08-02 12:16 

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Intel Plans to Raise Prices on CPUs, Wi-Fi Chips in Q4...

In the wake of a terrible quarter, Intel is looking to rebound by increasing prices just in time for the holidays. The post Intel Plans to Raise Prices on CPUs, Wi-Fi Chips in Q4 appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-08-02 11:42 

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US Regulators to Certify First Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Design...

The company's pint-sized nuclear reactor has numerous safety benefits over larger reactors, and the small size makes it possible to build them at a centralized facility before shipping them to their final destination. The post US Regulators to Certify...

 2022-08-01 16:02 

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Valve Bans Game Awards and Review Scores From Steam Listing Visuals...

Developers will no longer be allowed to prioritize their games' various accolades in primary listing visuals. The post Valve Bans Game Awards and Review Scores From Steam Listing Visuals appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-08-01 14:15 

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Startup Introduces 'Clean' Air Conditioning to Reduce Carbon Emissions...

A Florida startup is working to reduce air conditioning's negative impact on the environment—and it's just received $20 million from Bill Gates to do it. The post Startup Introduces 'Clean' Air Conditioning to Reduce Carbon Emissions...

 2022-08-01 13:00 

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Google Cracking Down on Spam and Scams With New Play Store Rules...

Most of the Android malware scares we hear about originate in shady third-party marketplaces, but that doesn't mean there's nothing suspicious in the Play Store. The post Google Cracking Down on Spam and Scams With New Play Store Rules appeared fi...

 2022-08-01 11:37 

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Analogue Pocket Gets the World's First Video Game From 1962...

The world's oldest video game is now available on a sought-after handheld game machine -- and no, I don't mean the Steam Deck. Developers have released the iconic 1962 game Spacewar! on the Analogue Pocket. The post Analogue Pocket Gets the World&...

 2022-07-29 19:15 

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US Congress Passes CHIPS Act, Sends it to Biden's Desk...

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger holds an 18A SRAM wafer. The bill provides over $52 billion in subsidies to help expand US silicon manufacturing efforts. The post US Congress Passes CHIPS Act, Sends it to Biden's Desk appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-29 19:04 

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This Week in Space: The Moon is a Slightly Less Harsh Mistress...

GMT259_21_34_For ESA_Thomas Pesquet_1019_DEXTRE - night pictures Hello, lovelies, and welcome to your favorite space news breakdown. This week, it's mostly planets and geopolitics, with relatively little launch news. Shall we? The post This Week in Sp...

 2022-07-29 19:00 

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Democrats Introduce Bill to Reinstate Net Neutrality Rules...

New legislation could bring back Obama-era net neutrality rules, as well as give the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) more authority over broadband services. The post Democrats Introduce Bill to Reinstate Net Neutrality Rules appeared first on Extr...

 2022-07-29 18:27 

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5 Reasons Space Exploration Is More Important Than Ever...

VFX enhanced Earth view from the International Space Station. (Credit: NASA) If we stop exploring, we stop being human. The post 5 Reasons Space Exploration Is More Important Than Ever appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-29 18:15 

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FTC Sues Meta to Prevent it from Using Acquisitions to Expand its 'Virtual Reality Empire"...

Meta wants to acquire a popular VR company with a killer workout app, but the FTC says the dilution of competition is an antitrust violation. The post FTC Sues Meta to Prevent it from Using Acquisitions to Expand its 'Virtual Reality Empire" appea...

 2022-07-29 16:47 

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Rumor: Is Google About to Kill Stadia?...

'Killed By Google' suggests the end is nigh for Stadia. The post Rumor: Is Google About to Kill Stadia? appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-29 13:00 

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White House Launches Website to Help People Deal With Heatwaves...

HEAT.gov houses an almost overwhelming amount of information about extreme heat, from tips to visual tools. The post White House Launches Website to Help People Deal With Heatwaves appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-29 12:00 

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DeepMind AI Breakthrough Allows Prediction of More Than 200 Million Protein Structures...

DeepMind has announced that has generated structures for all 200+ million proteins in the centralized UniProt database. This is a big deal for basic biological research as well as for efforts to tackle some of the most important scientific conundrums of o...

 2022-07-29 11:30 

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Google's Plan to Phase Out Third-Party Cookies in Chrome Delayed to 2024...

Google's "Privacy Sandbox" won't be ready as soon as the company hoped. Instead of phasing out third-party cookies this year, it's pushed that deadline back to 2024. The post Google's Plan to Phase Out Third-Party Cookies in Chrome...

 2022-07-29 11:00 

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NASA Ditches Rover for Mars Sample Return, Adds Two Helicopters...

The agency has just completed a major review of the Mars Sample Return Program, and there are some significant changes. NASA is canceling the Sample Fetch Rover, and it's adding a pair of helicopters based on Ingenuity's design. The post NASA Ditc...

 2022-07-29 10:45 

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Samsung Galaxy S23 May Ditch Exynos Chips in Favor of Snapdragon Globally...

Exynos haters might get their wish for a global Samsung flagship with Snapdragon instead of Exynos. The post Samsung Galaxy S23 May Ditch Exynos Chips in Favor of Snapdragon Globally appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-29 10:15 

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Intel Arc Tech Talk Focuses on VRR, HDR, and HDMI 2.1...

Intel has dropped more info on its upcoming Arc discrete graphics cards, while showing it running Death Stranding at 100 FPS at 1440p. The post Intel Arc Tech Talk Focuses on VRR, HDR, and HDMI 2.1 appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-29 10:00 

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EVGA's Open Air, Carbon Fiber Chassis Will Set You Back $1,599...

EVGA's radical E1 open air, carbon fiber frame is finally available. You can also add some top-tier EVGA hardware if you're so inclined. The post EVGA's Open Air, Carbon Fiber Chassis Will Set You Back $1,599 appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-29 09:30 

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Meta to Clash With Apple Over 'Open or Closed' Metaverse...

Artist's depiction. Colored light trails sold separately. Living room decor will not transform to match image Mark Zuckerberg sees a war brewing between Meta and Apple over the future of the internet as we all know it. The post Meta to Clash With Appl...

 2022-07-29 09:00 

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AMD Allegedly Unveiling Ryzen 7000 'Raphael' CPUs on August 5th...

AMD is rumored to be planning a Zen 4 unveil in early August featuring its Ryzen 7000 CPUs, codenamed Raphael. The post AMD Allegedly Unveiling Ryzen 7000 'Raphael' CPUs on August 5th appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-28 15:20 

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Roscosmos Will Leave the ISS in 2024 2028...

GMT259_21_34_For ESA_Thomas Pesquet_1019_DEXTRE - night pictures Yuri Borisov, newly minted head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, has finally put paid to his predecessor's threats that Russia will leave the ISS after 2024. The post Roscosmos Wil...

 2022-07-28 14:09 

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A Fourth HIV Patient Appears To Have Been Cured...

The unnamed patient has been in remission for 17 months. The post A Fourth HIV Patient Appears To Have Been Cured appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-28 13:59 

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Mars Orbiter Photographs Canyon Five Times Deeper Than Grand Canyon...

The ESA didn't need a fancy new mission to snap these images either. You can thank the venerable Mars Express orbiter, which has been in service for almost 20 years. The post Mars Orbiter Photographs Canyon Five Times Deeper Than Grand Canyon appeared...

 2022-07-28 13:51 

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Meta Increasing Quest 2 Price by $100 on August 1st, Will Include Beat Saber...

You'll get one of the best VR games free with the Quest 2, but that hardly makes up for such a substantial increase at this late stage. The post Meta Increasing Quest 2 Price by $100 on August 1st, Will Include Beat Saber appeared first on ExtremeTech...

 2022-07-28 13:47 

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Russia is Running Out of Usable Keyboards...

Should the Russian government have seen this coming when it implemented its parallel imports strategy in response to various tech sanctions? Probably. The post Russia is Running Out of Usable Keyboards appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-28 13:29 

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Backblaze Reveals Latest Hard Drive Life Expectancy Data...

The Backblaze 4U storage pods can save up to 480 TB of user data. Cloud storage provider Blackblaze keeps meticulous track of hard drive reliability, and it's back with another round of analysis, calling out the most and least trustworthy drives. The ...

 2022-07-27 18:37 

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Potential Research Fabrication Bombshell Threatens Amyloid Theory of Alzheimer's Disease...

A startling report has surfaced, accusing a prestigious Alzheimer's researcher of systemic, deliberate research fraud. The results of this investigation could imperil the amyloid hypothesis as a whole. The post Potential Research Fabrication Bombshell...

 2022-07-27 17:17 

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 Press Renders Have Leaked Ahead of August Launch...

We now have what appear to be official renders of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 smartphone. If you've seen the Flip3, you'll know what to expect. The post Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 Press Renders Have Leaked Ahead of August Launch appeared first on Extre...

 2022-07-27 17:05 

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Micron Cracks the 200-Layer NAND Barrier, 200TB SSDs Could Follow (Eventually)...

Micron's breakthrough in NAND area density improves everything: capacity, power consumption, and performance. The post Micron Cracks the 200-Layer NAND Barrier, 200TB SSDs Could Follow (Eventually) appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-27 14:50 

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New Teslas To Require Paid Navigation Subscription After Eight Years...

Tesla is the second automaker in a matter of weeks to require drivers to subscribe to previously-included features. The post New Teslas To Require Paid Navigation Subscription After Eight Years appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-27 14:47 

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NFT Group Blocked from Minecraft Vows to Make its Own Version of the Game...

Minecraft Super Duper Graphics Pack. Image by Microsoft. NFT Worlds, which has made a business of selling crypto-infused Minecraft content, is in search of a new path forward and may have to pivot by creating its own NFT-based version of the game. The pos...

 2022-07-27 14:45 

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Uber Avoids Criminal Charges by Admitting to Data Breach Cover-Up...

The data breach occurred back in 2016, and Uber has faced the possibility of criminal prosecution ever since. The post Uber Avoids Criminal Charges by Admitting to Data Breach Cover-Up appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-27 14:44 

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Rumor: Nvidia Preparing 800W Titan-Class 'Beast' GPU...

It'll probably make the RTX 3090 seem cute in comparison. The post Rumor: Nvidia Preparing 800W Titan-Class 'Beast' GPU appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-27 14:09 

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Some Pixel 6a Phones Can Be Unlocked with Unregistered Fingerprints...

According to multiple reports, the latest Google phone can be unlocked with a fingerprint -- any fingerprint, even if it's not the one you registered or one that belongs to someone else entirely. The post Some Pixel 6a Phones Can Be Unlocked with Unre...

 2022-07-27 10:00 

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Motherboards are Getting Updates for Unannounced Raptor Lake CPUs...

If you were thinking about upgrading to Raptor Lake, you should probably consider a 600-series motherboard if you want to save a few nickels. The post Motherboards are Getting Updates for Unannounced Raptor Lake CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-27 09:30 

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Man Who Lost Crypto Fortune in Landfill Wants to Use Robots to Find It...

His latest plan to find his buried treasure involves robot dogs, because of course it does. The post Man Who Lost Crypto Fortune in Landfill Wants to Use Robots to Find It appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-26 17:30 

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Raptor Lake Gets Up to 20 Percent Performance Boost With DDR5...

The entire industry has been waiting patiently for DDR5 adoption to take off. With Raptor Lake and Zen 4, that just might happen. The post Raptor Lake Gets Up to 20 Percent Performance Boost With DDR5 appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2022-07-26 16:30 

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Seagate to Launch 30TB Hard Drives in 2023...

Seagate's second generation HAMR technology is expected to allow for a new generation of super-sized hard drives. The post Seagate to Launch 30TB Hard Drives in 2023 appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

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