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Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
Western Digital unveils world's first 10TB hard drive: Helium-filled, shingled recording   —  In what can only be described as the hard drive equivalent of Game of Thrones, Western Digital's HGST has announced the world's first 10-terabyte hard drive: the helium-filled Ultrastar He10.
Sep 11, 2014, 8:15 AMIn context
James Plafke / ExtremeTech:
Intel's NUC 2.0 expected in 2015 with Broadwell and Braswell processors, support for 4K output   —  Intel's NUC 2.0 leaks: The next unit of Steam Machines and home theater PCs  —  Thanks in large part to the Raspberry Pi, mini PCs are all the rage these days.
Aug 25, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
Reversible USB Type-C connector finalized: Devices, cables, and adapters coming soon   —  The USB Promoter Group has announced that the greatest invention in the known universe — the reversible Type-C USB connector — is finally ready for mass production.  The USB Implementers Forum …
Aug 12, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
43Tbps over a single fiber: World's fastest network would let you download a movie in 0.2 milliseconds   —  A research group at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), which was the first to break the one-terabit barrier in 2009, has today managed to squeeze 43 terabits per second …
Aug 2, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
Nvidia quadruples display resolution by stacking two cheap LCD panels on top of each other   —  Nvidia researchers have used a fantastically straightforward approach to quadruple the effective resolution and double the refresh rate of cheap, off-the-shelf LCD panels: Stacking them on top of each other.
Jul 29, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
10Gbps over a copper telephone line: A new world record set by Bell Labs   —  The telecommunications masters at Bell Labs have managed to deliver a world record connection speed of 10Gbps (10,000Mbps) over copper wires.  Dubbed XG.fast, the new technology could be used to massively extend …
Jul 9, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
Researchers crack the world's toughest encryption by listening to the tiny sounds made by your computer's CPU   —  Security researchers have successfully broken one of the most secure encryption algorithms, 4096-bit RSA, by listening - yes, with a microphone — to a computer as it decrypts some encrypted data.
Dec 20, 2013, 10:00 AMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / ExtremeTech:
Artificial intelligence has the verbal skills of a four-year-old, still no common sense   —  Ever since computers came about, futurists and science fiction authors have been imagining a world in which thinking machines can best the frail human brain.  Over the decades it has become apparent …
Jul 17, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11 will support WebGL, SPDY, but no WebRTC   —  Microsoft's preview of Windows 8.1 is now available to download, and one of the most exciting new features is the inclusion of Internet Explorer 11.  In a massive about-turn, after declaring WebGL to be insecure …
Jun 26, 2013, 5:35 PMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
International Space Station switches from Windows to Linux, for improved reliability   —  The United Space Alliance, which manages the computers aboard the International Space Station in association with NASA, has announced that the Windows XP computers aboard the ISS have been switched to Linux.
May 10, 2013, 6:20 AMIn context

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