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Samsung releases super-high-capacity 8GB DRAM

Samsung today announced a new 8GB DRAM package with 10-nanometer-class process circuitry that has twice the capacity and twice the speed of DDR4 DRAM used in PCs.


Mars lander goes silent, but scientists remain hopeful

All seemed well as the European Space Agency's robotic explorer Schiaparelli closed in on its Mars landing Wednesday. Then it went silent.

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How switching to Macs is paying off for IBM

IBM employees prefer Macs, which is actually saving IBM about $543 per computer.

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19% off HooToo Shuttle Type C Hub With Charging, HDMI Output, Card Reader, 3 USB 3.0 Ports - Deal Alert

Charge or power your laptop while connecting multiple peripherals, transferring data, or even extending/mirroring your screen to an external display in 4k. This all-in-one adapter is currently discounted 19% on Amazon.

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Tesla ratchets up fully autonomous cars; watchdog group wants tighter safety regs

On the same day Elon Musk said Tesla's new vehicles will have fully-autonomous capabilities, a consumer watchdog group called on the California Department of Motor Vehicles to prohibit cars without human driver capabilities.

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Flaw in Intel CPUs could help attackers defeat ASLR exploit defense

A feature in Intel's Haswell CPUs can be abused to reliably defeat an anti-exploitation technology that exists in all major operating systems, researchers have found.

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Apple's MacBook Pro 15 is basically a fossil at this point and here's the proof

Apple hasn't made any major design changes to its flagship laptop since 2013 and it shows.

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56% off Executive Office Solutions Portable Adjustable Laptop Desk/Stand/Table - Deal Alert

This desk is designed to allow you to set up an office anywhere! It is easy to carry, with a light weight aluminum frame. While this device makes a perfect desk for your laptop.

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How to tell if Amazon's $50 Echo Dot is right for you

For $50, you can now equip your home or office with Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant, thanks to the company's updated Echo Dot. However, if Siri, Google Assistant, or Microsoft's Cortana offer all the voice control you need, Echo Dot...

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25% off ARRIS SURFboard SB6190 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem - Deal Alert

The SURFboard SB6190 is the first Gigabit+ Cable Modem available in retail. It's capable of download speeds up to 1.4 Gbps, and is compatible with major US Cable Internet Providers like Xfinity by Comcast, Time Warner, Cox,...

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CIOs discuss whether Note7 recall hurts Samsung's enterprise appeal

Samsung's brand took a beating over the past months as reports of exploding Galaxy Note7 smartphones made headlines and the company desperately did damage duty. In the enterprise, however, CIOs and IT leaders say Samsung has earned a...

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German arms maker Armatix to release second smart gun in U.S.

German firearms maker Armatix launched the first production semi-automatic pistol – a .22 caliber weapon -- three years ago, but gun owners and gun rights advocates pressured stores not to carry the weapon. Now, Aromatic is trying...


Mingis on Tech: Guns get smart, Sony does VR

It's hardware day as our tech trio looks into smart guns, a new virtual reality setup from Sony and the nifty Lenovo Yoga Book. (Look ma! No keyboard!)


Intel's revenue soars with help from the PC group

Intel reports high third-quarter revenues, but its fourth-quarter projections will make the tech industry a bit nervous. Intel's PC group, as well as its upcoming 3D Xpoint technology, look like bright spots.

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Patriots coach Bill Belichick benches Microsoft's Surface, says it's undependable

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Tuesday that "he's done" with the Microsoft Surface tablets that the NFL uses.

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MIT reactor sets nuclear fusion record on the day it's closed down

MIT researchers set a new record for plasma pressure in the world's smallest nuclear fusion reactor just days before the reactor was shut down for good due to defunding by the federal government.


57% off RAVPower FileHub Wireless Hard Drive, WiFi Bridge & Sharing Media Streamer - Deal Alert

This action packed file hub is highly rated, and dramatically discounted now on Amazon.


Could a ceramic iPhone be next?

After unveiling a ceramic Apple Watch, Apple has filed a patent for a ceramic iPhone. But there are a few challenges to creating an iPhone out of a material that looks straight out of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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