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Firmware 3.50 lets you stream PS4 games to your PC or Mac, supports 4TB drives [UPDATED]

Updated on April 8, 2016: When Sony rolled out the PS4 3.50 update earlier this week, most of the attention was on the PC support for Remote Play. Sony publicly discussed a number of other small additions for 3.50, but ...

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Samsung announces new ’10nm-class’ DDR4

Samsung announced this week that it’s begun production of 8Gb DDR4-3200 chips using its new ’10nm class’ production lines. According to Samsung, these new chips aren’t just a business-as-usual node shrink — the company had to perform some significant additional ...

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Japan’s X-ray satellite spinning out of control, some fragments headed for re-entry

Last week, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced that it had briefly picked up radio signals from its damaged X-ray observatory, Hitomi. Those contacts sparked hope that something might be salvaged from the satellite and its mission. As we ...

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Archaeologists may have discovered additional Viking settlements in the New World

For centuries, most scholars believed Christopher Columbus was the first European explorer to reach the New World. While Norse sagas were known to describe the Viking’s colonization of lands west and south of Greenland, these sagas were based on oral ...

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Volkswagen recalls electric vehicles, FTC sues company for false ‘clean diesel’ advertising

Last week, Volkswagen convinced a US judge to give it another few weeks to hammer out an agreement with the EPA over how to fix its diesel vehicles and bring them into compliance with US law. That break appears to ...

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ET deals: Dell Inspiron 17 5000 series 17.3-inch laptop for $639

If you’re in the market for a nice big-screen laptop, take a look at the 17.3-inch Inspiron 17 5000 series from Dell. With a new Skylake CPU, a generous amount of RAM, and a 1080p display, this laptop is a ...

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Pentagon will investigate United Launch Alliance over allegations of improperly awarded contracts

Last week Brett Tobey, a senior engineer with United Launch Alliance, was forced to resign over comments he made at a presentation at the University of Colorado-Boulder. During that presentation, Tobey made remarks that implied the US government had improperly ...

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Secret to sexing dinosaurs found in a T. rex thigh bone

Share This article Birds are the living scion of the dinosaurs, and studying birds can offer clues to how dinosaurs worked under the hood. Paleontologists seldom find even the faintest trace of soft tissue clothing the bones of a fossilized ...

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Report claims Intel, AMD discussing GPU patent licensing

Share This article Over the last few quarters, AMD has made it clear that it’s looking for new sources of revenue, including potential licensing deals and IP arrangements. Now Bloomberg is reporting that Intel is one potential company interested in ...

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The gloves are off: FBI argues it can force Apple to turn over iPhone source code

Share This article Last week, the Department of Justice filed its response to Apple’s appeal in the ongoing San Bernardino case. The government is attempting to force Apple to create a method of bypassing the security that would unlock an ...

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