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Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica UK:
Google open-sources new JPEG encoder that reduces file sizes by around 35%, and is compatible with existing browsers, photo editing apps, and the JPEG standard   —  New algorithm is based on human psychovisual system.  Images look better, too.  —  Google has developed and open-sourced …
Mar 17, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica UK:
International Telecommunication Union announces 5G specs: 20Gbps download, 1ms latency, support for up to 1M devices per square kilometer   —  The total download capacity for a single 5G cell must be at least 20Gbps, the International Telcommunication Union (ITU) has decided.
Feb 25, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica:
Google Brain research aims to enhance small, pixelated images by using details from similar, higher resolution images   —  Google Brain creates new image details out of thin air.  —  Google Brain has devised some new software that can create detailed images from tiny, pixelated source images.
Feb 8, 2017, 4:10 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica:
Browser makers express frustration with invasive third-party antivirus software, which can make PCs less secure   —  Update your software and OS regularly instead, practice skeptical computing.  —  Former Firefox developer Robert O'Callahan, now a free agent and safe from the PR tentacles …
Jan 29, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica:
AMD says Zen CPU will outperform Intel Broadwell-E, delays release to 2017   —  Proper SMT, faster caches, 40% higher IPC.  Does AMD have a monster on its hands?  —  AMD's new Zen CPU architecture has been officially delayed until “early 2017.”  The first Zen chips, which will be produced …
Aug 18, 2016, 9:45 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica UK:
Samsung unveils 2.5-inch 16TB SSD: The world's largest hard drive   —  At the Flash Memory Summit in California, Samsung has unveiled what appears to be the world's largest hard drive—and somewhat surprisingly, it uses NAND flash chips rather than spinning platters.
Aug 13, 2015, 4:45 PMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica:
Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10, used to share access to Wi-Fi networks with contacts, requires opt in, encrypts passwords, and is easily disabled   —  Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10: Yes, it shares your passkeys; no, you shouldn't be scared  —  You have to manually opt into every Wi-Fi network that you want to share.
Jul 29, 2015, 11:40 PMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica UK:
IBM unveils world's first functional 7nm test chip, targets 50% power/performance improvement from 10nm chips   —  Beyond silicon: IBM unveils world's first 7nm chip  —  With a silicon-germanium channel, and EUV lithography, IBM crosses the 10nm barrier.  —  IBM, working with GlobalFoundries …
Jul 9, 2015, 11:40 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica:
How lithium-ion batteries, industrial design and Moore's law created modern laptops   —  The creation of the modern laptop  —  An in-depth look at lithium-ion batteries, industrial design, Moore's law, and more.  —  The world's first commercial laptop—though that is certainly stretching the term—was the Osborne 1.
Jun 21, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica:
The Raspberry Pi finally has an official case, priced at just $9 (£6)   —  Three years later, but this Raspberry Pi 2 and Model B+ case is rather nice.  —  More than three years after launch, there is now an official Raspberry Pi case.  In keeping with Raspberry Pi's aspirational remit …
Jun 20, 2015, 2:20 PMIn context

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