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Nvidia’s $1.43 billion in revenue beats expectations as Pascal graphics chips launch

Graphics and A.I. chip maker Nvidia reported second-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street’s expectations by a handy margin.<p>Nvidia’s results are a bellwether for the PC industry, as the company is one of the largest makers of graphics chips. Its results are also indicators of the health of sectors …

Microsoft just bought a livestream service that's faster than Twitch or YouTube

Microsoft is getting into the livestreaming game with its latest purchase. The company has picked up Beam, a six-month-old service that competes with Twitch and YouTube gaming.<p>Beam’s key advantage over the big players is its super low-latency videos, allowing users to interact with streamers in …

California island foxes removed from endangered species list

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not long ago, foxes native to the Channel Islands off the California coast teetered on the edge of extinction.They have rebounded …

Fujifilm’s instant photo printer is finally out of its awkward phase

Print everything, have fun<p>In a world full of smartphone photography and digital cameras, shooting pictures on film has become a niche endeavor. Instant film, popularized by Polaroid in the mid-to-late 20th century, is an even deeper niche. But Fujifilm’s newest product, the Instax Share SP-2 …

Twitter gets Peek and Pop 3D Touch features in latest minor update

You wouldn’t know it from looking at the Twitter iOS app update’s release notes but last night’s update allows for 3D Touch Peek and Pop features on iPhone 6s/Plus. As Twitter puts it:<p>What’s New in Version 6.54A few minor updates that you didn’t even know you needed.<p>In quick testing, the feature …

Meet the electric bus that could push every other polluting bus off the road

<i>By Adele Peters</i><p><i>This article originally appeared on Fast Company and is reprinted with permission.</i><p>Electric cars might be sexier. But Ryan Popple, who was an early employee at Tesla, is now convinced that electric buses are more interesting.<p>Gallery: Meet the electric bus that could push every other …

US regulator accepts bitcoin as a commodity

Virtual currencies like bitcoin just came one step closer to legitimacy in the US. As part of its first action against an unregistered bitcoin options trading outfit, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has determined that digital currencies are commodities subject to its regulations. The move …

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