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How Intel’s 9th Gen chips show the way forward after Moore’s Law

How Intel’s 9th Gen chips show the way forward after Moore’s Law

Intel’s 9th Gen Core processors are here, and, as expected, they’re simply a refresh of the last generation of chips, with the same 14nm process the company’s been using since 2014. Performance-wise, Intel says the new chips are squeezing out higher speeds; they’re supposedly up to 10 percent faster than last year’s models. There are…
Facebook is removing hundreds of American accounts spamming political misinformation

Facebook is removing hundreds of American accounts spamming political misinformation

Facebook is taking down hundreds of United States-based accounts and pages, many of which spread political misinformation, for breaking the company’s terms against “inauthentic” content and spam. The company said in a blog post that 559 pages and 251 accounts would be removed. While the accounts used “sensational political content,” Facebook did not say that…
Why West Virginia was the perfect setting for a new Fallout game

Why West Virginia was the perfect setting for a new Fallout game

A 25-ton blast door closing sounds like the end of the world — especially if you’re inside the shelter it’s protecting. There you are, walking down a long, quiet, dimly lit hallway, when you hear a loud bang followed by an unnerving silence. That door can’t be opened from the outside, and the sound of…
Viral video of Russian woman bleaching manspreaders was anti-feminist propaganda

Viral video of Russian woman bleaching manspreaders was anti-feminist propaganda

Last month, a video of a woman allegedly dumping water mixed with bleach into the laps of manspreaders on the Russian subway went viral. The story of 20-year-old Anna Dovgalyuk, first posted by In The Now, was papered across news outlets and social media alike as its so-called activist star combated a scourge of men…
Astronauts make emergency landing after Russian Soyuz launch experiences failure

Astronauts make emergency landing after Russian Soyuz launch experiences failure

A NASA astronaut and Russian cosmonaut had to make an emergency landing on Earth this morning after the Russian Soyuz rocket carrying them into orbit experienced a failure during launch. The two crew members — astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin — safely landed on the ground in Kazakhstan less than an hour after…
Xbox One October update: new avatars, Dolby Vision, and Alexa support

Xbox One October update: new avatars, Dolby Vision, and Alexa support

Microsoft is releasing a significant dashboard update for the Xbox One today. The new October 2018 update for Xbox brings Microsoft’s new diverse avatars, Dolby Vision support for Netflix, and an Alexa skill to control your console with an Echo device. After more than a year of testing, the new Xbox Live Avatars will begin…
How to make an animated GIF with Photoshop

How to make an animated GIF with Photoshop

GIFs are pretty much an inescapable form of internet communication now, and it’s never been easier to make your own. Giphy’s online GIF maker lets you pull short YouTube clips and add captions, and Giphy Capture is a great Mac app that lets you drag the part of the screen you want to record and…
The Music Modernization Act has been signed into law

The Music Modernization Act has been signed into law

President Trump has signed the Music Modernization Act (MMA) into law, officially passing the most sweeping reform to copyright law in decades. The bill, heralded by labels, musicians, and politicians, unanimously passed through both the House and Senate before going to the president. The bill revamps Section 115 of the U.S. Copyright Act and aims…

Brexit deal getting closer, European Commission chief says

Brexit deal getting closer, European Commission chief says LONDON (AP) - A European Union chief says the chances of Britain and the bloc striking a Brexit deal are rising, amid reports the two sides are moving closer on the fraught issue of the Irish border. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told Austrian newspapers in comments…
Google faces mounting pressure from Congress over Google+ privacy flaw

Google faces mounting pressure from Congress over Google+ privacy flaw

Republican leaders from the Senate Commerce Committee are demanding answers from Google CEO Sundar Pichai about a recently unveiled Google+ vulnerability, requesting the company’s internal communications regarding the issue in a letter today. This past March, Google had discovered a flaw in its Google+ API that had the potential to expose the private information of…