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It’s 2018 and USB Type-C is still a mess

USB Type-C was billed as the solution for all our future cable needs, unifying power and data delivery with display and audio connectivity, and ushering in an age of the one-size-fits-all cable. Unfortunately for those already invested in the USB Type-C ecosystem, which is anyone who has bought a …

Gear & Gadgets

Lenovo's Line of Cheap Gaming PCs Just Got Real Classy

E3 is like a holiday for gamers, but sometimes it seems like PC fans get a little shortchanged, because aside from a handful of ports, much of the …

Laptops

Tesla might have achieved battery energy density and cost breakthroughs

There was a lot of news that came out of Tesla shareholder meeting this week, but there was one important statement that sort of went under the radar.<p>Elon Musk is generally careful not to use the term “breakthrough” when describing advancements in battery technology but he has used it this week to …

Tesla

'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

A blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms, researchers at the world’s largest gathering of oncologists have said.<p>The test, called a liquid biopsy, screens for cancer by detecting tiny bits of DNA released by cancer …

Cancer

Sony is working with AMD's Ryzen CPU tech - and PS5 is the most likely target

A principal programmer at Sony associated with the firm's Advanced Technology Group is working with AMD's Ryzen technology, improving the Zen core's …

Ryzen

Quantum Physics May Be Even Spookier Than You Think

A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions

Quantum Physics

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 244th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week:<p>Project Cards is getting an Android release sooner or later. This is the same game already available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It probably won’t be as great as their console counterparts. However, the …

Robots can now learn new tasks by studying humans

Monkeybot see, monkeybot do<p>Making a robot that appears to think and behave like a human is (relatively) straightforward. Okay, that doesn’t make it …

Robotics

Intel and Micron announce QLC dies, which means SSDs are about to get a lot bigger

SSDs are about to get a whole lot bigger and a whole lot cheaper. Intel and Micron on Monday afternoon announced the delivery of the industry's first Quad-Level Cell NAND dies, which will offer a third more space than previous technology.QLC technology stores four bits per cell on a NAND cell, …

Micron

These tattoos only become visible when detecting cancer-linked disease

The tattoo "cells" erupt on the skin when potentially dangerous levels of particular minerals are detected.<p>What if your tattoos could alert you to …

Why AutoML Is Set To Become The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

When businesses identify a problem that can be solved through machine learning, they brief the data scientists and analysts to create a predictive analytics solution. In many cases, the turnaround time for delivering a solution is pretty long.<p>Even for experienced data scientists, evolving machine …

Machine Learning

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

Chrome, Edge, Firefox user? Coming your way: New spec that cuts out passwords

Browser makers take an important step in reducing the need for passwords and all the security threats they bring.<p><i>Video: New Google Chrome filter will</i> …

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Wait Till You Hear About Entangled Time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Nvidia Ends Support for Fermi Geforce Graphics Cards and 32-bit Operating Systems This Month

Nvidia has announced that, effective from April 2018, Game Ready driver updates, with all the associated performance enhancements, additional …

How to keep your ISP’s nose out of your browser history with encrypted DNS

Using Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1, other DNS services still require some command-line know-how.<p>The death of network neutrality and the loosening of …

Information Security

The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

After decades of heavy slog with no promise of success, quantum computing is suddenly buzzing with almost feverish excitement and activity. Nearly …

Quantum hack allows quantum computing systems to tolerate 400% gain in interference

Modifying surface codes can improve quantum error correction 400 percent. The instability of qubits – the building blocks of quantum computers – …

As Sony CEO Kaz Hirai steps down, the future of some products is in question

His successor has built a reputation for making tough cuts to get in the black.<p>Sony CEO Kaz Hirai will step down from his post on April 1, 2018—six …

What Did the Big Bang Look Like? The Physics of Light During the Formation of the Universe

<i>This article was originally published on</i> The Conversation<i>. Read the original article.</i><p>Something wonderful happened about 13.8 billion years ago. …

There’s an implosion of early-stage VC funding, and no one’s talking about it

Amid record amounts of capital raised by VCs worldwide, and a sharp rise in the number of private “unicorns” valued at $1 billion-plus, there has been a quiet, barely noticed implosion in early-stage VC activity worldwide.<p>The chart below is dramatic, and accurate. Since 2014, the number of VC …

China's Quantum-Key Network, the Largest Ever, Is Officially Online

China has the quantum technology to perfectly encrypt useful signals over distances far vaster than anyone has ever accomplished, spanning Europe and …

F.D.A. Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment, Costing $475,000

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, a milestone that is expected to transform treatment in the coming years.<p>The new therapy turns a patient’s cells into a “living drug,” and trains them to …

Cancer

IFA 2017: The best and weirdest gadgets from Europe's biggest tech conference

Gear & Gadgets

Blockchain's 4 Biggest Assumptions

<i>Wendy Xiao Schadeck is a venture investor at Northzone, based in New York City. She has been following the blockchain space closely, focusing on the</i> …

Estonia is looking into starting its own national cryptocurrency

Update Dec 19: It’s been confirmed that Estonia is moving forward with its plan — after a rigorous review process — to launch its very own crypto token, estcoin. Read the original idea below:<p>Kaspar Korjus, the Managing Director of Estonia’s e-Residency program, just announced the program’s …

Blockchain

BlackBerry to announce its own version of secure Android OS

According to the latest report, the Canadian company is set to announce licensing deals for BlackBerry Secure, a “secure” OS based on Android.<p>BlackBerry – what was once thought to be the go-to brand for secure enterprise and personal mobile use quickly became obsolete in the era of smartphones and …

Want Your Kids to Succeed in School and Life? Science Says to Instill This 1 Thing Above All Else | Inc.com

When Angela Lee Duckworth was a young teacher in New York, she became obsessed with something seemingly simple yet remarkably hard to predict: why did some students "succeed" (learn the material and perform well), while others didn't? Why did certain smart kids fail to learn hard concepts, while …

Self-improvement

Tesla's 'long-haul' electric truck aims for 200 to 300 miles on a charge

By Marc Vartabedian SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) next month plans to unveil an electric big-rig …

Tesla Model 3 aero wheels can increase efficiency by ~10%, says VP of Engineering

The Tesla Model 3’s standard 18″ aero wheels are starting to get more and more interesting.<p>After seeing them without the aero caps last week and seeing how great they look, we now learn about the potential efficiency gain with the caps on.<p>It’s no mystery that airflow through a wheel or wheel well …