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The New Google Trends: Both an amazing research tool and amusing rabbit hole

Share This article When Google launched its redesigned Google Trends site back in June, you might have thought that it was aimed as a tool primarily for journalists, bloggers, and students. And, you may be right in guessing this. But, ...

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AMD pledges to work with Fury X customers unhappy over radiator noise

Share This article Ever since AMD’s Fury X debuted, discussions of the cards performance have been overshadowed by consistent reports of annoying noise from the card’s cooling block. AMD has maintained that the number of cards affected was quite small ...

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Washington Post is the first major paper to begin encrypting traffic

Share This article The Washington Post has announced that all traffic from certain sections of its website are now being encrypted — and more sections are soon to follow. It’s a bold move for the old time newspaper, which is ...

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Report claims Warner Bros knew exactly how terrible Arkham Knight for PC was, months before it shipped

Share This article The fallout and clean-up over Arkham Knight have continued — a recent PC patch has addressed some issues with the game — but a new report today suggests that far from being caught off-guard by the terrible ...

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Lenovo wants your help to decide if it should make this sweet retro ThinkPad

Share This article IBM’s ThinkPad embodied the pinnacle of functional laptop design throughout the 90s and early 2000s. After the sale of IBM’s consumer division to Lenovo, the new ThinkPads have gone in a different direction — somewhat less utilitarian ...

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Report claims Intel will delay 10nm Cannonlake CPUs, substitute new 14nm products

Share This article A new report is claiming that Intel will delay its 10nm Cannonlake introduction and substitute in new chips derived from Skylake instead. This new family, dubbed Kaby Lake, would essentially be refresh of Skylake. Details are scarce ...

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New Snowden docs reveal NSA, British government attacked antivirus companies

Share This article Ever since the Snowden leaks of two years ago, it’s been clear that a certain amount of tension existed between some commercial security companies and government security agencies. Kaspersky Labs is one company that’s likely been a ...

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Graphene-sheathed copper wires could dramatically speed future processors, cut power consumption

Share This article Ever since it was discovered, scientists have dreamed of using graphene as a key semiconductor component. These efforts have generally been stymied thanks to the difficulty of growing graphene in large quantities and its lack of a ...

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MIT creates the coldest molecules ever recorded

Share This article Even when things are “cold” in conventional terms, they’re not really very cold from a physics standpoint. The scientific scale for temperature is Kelvin, and zero Kelvin is absolute zero — the coldest anything can be. Researchers ...

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15-year-old discovers exoplanet 1,000 light-years away

Share This article Whatever you were doing at age 15, you were probably less productive than Tom Wagg. While participating in a work experience program at Keele University in the UK, young Mr. Wagg spotted an exoplanet, the existence of ...

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