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Porsche and Epic Games show off new lighting features for Unreal Engine

Epic Games today showed off an amazing real-time lighting demo in Unreal Engine 4 featuring the new Porsche 911 Speedster concept car. Best of all, the demo ran on a pair of Nvidia’s just-revealed Turing RTX graphics cards, showcasing the hardware’s real-time ray tracing capabilities.<p>Hard Fork?Hard …

Game Development

The next generation of VR headsets will connect over a single USB-C cable

VirtualLink has announced a new standard, shrinking tangles of VR cables to one USB-C<p>VirtualLink, a consortium of companies including AMD, NVIDIA, Oculus, Valve, and Microsoft, has just announced that the oodles of cables needed to connect VR headsets to PCs will soon be whittled down to a single …

Virtual Reality

CERN chip enables first 3D color X-ray images of the human body

Medical X-ray scans have long been stuck in the black-and-white, silent-movie era. Sure, the contrast helps doctors spot breaks and fractures in …

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

How to watch every Marvel movie and TV show in the perfect order

You've probably seen most of Marvel's films, but what about the TV shows?<p>If you're like me, that is to say a continuity junkie, timelines are very important to you -- but timelines in the world of comics and movies can be more than a little confusing.<p><b>Editors' note, July 1, 2018:</b> <i>We can confidently</i> …

New Device Could Help Bring Back Lost Brain Function

Scientists at Stanford University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California are developing a device that could help bring back lost brain function . The device combines electrical brain stimulation with electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings, which is where electrodes are attached …

The Brain

German student comes up with an amazing 'mobile airbag' for your phone

We've all been there: A minor fumble, and seconds later your $500 (or more!) smartphone crashes to the floor.<p>A good case and a screen protector might …

E3 2018: All the VR Games of Day One

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) opened today, bringing together the videogames industry at the Los Angeles Convention Centre for the famous …

Laptops with 128GB of RAM are here

Brace yourself for laptops with 128GB of RAM because they’re coming. Today, Lenovo announced its ThinkPad P52, which, along with that massive amount of memory, also features up to 6TB of storage, up to a 4K, 15.6-inch display, an eighth-gen Intel hexacore processor, and an Nvidia Quadro P3200 …

E3 2018: Fallout 76, Super Smash Bros. and everything else from Nintendo, Xbox, PlayStation

The Los Angeles Convention Center will remain open to gamers until Thursday at 6 p.m., but the bulk of the E3 news we cared about was over and done with before the doors even opened on Tuesday. Press conferences and online briefings from the likes of EA, Bethesda, Sony, Microsoft, Ubisoft and …

Salesforce keeps revenue pedal to the metal with another mammoth quarter

Salesforce just keeps on growing revenue. In another remarkable quarter, the company announced 3.01 billion in revenue for Q1 2019 with no signs of slowing down. That puts the CRM giant on a run rate of over $12 billion with the company’s most optimistic projections suggesting it could go even …

Introducing Project Kinect for Azure

Hello everyone!<p>Microsoft Build is upon us once again. It’s my favorite time of year because it’s so exciting to introduce our developer community to …

Autodesk SketchBook's 'Pro' features are now free

Autodesk SketchBook is now completely free. Up until this month, certain features—the majority of the app's brush presets, for example—were only …

Alan raises $28.3 million for its health insurance of the future

French startup Alan closed a $28.3 million Series A round a few months ago. Index Ventures is leading the round, Xavier Niel is participating as well as existing investors CNP Assurances, Partech and Portag3 Ventures LP.<p>Alan wants to make health insurance as simple as subscribing to a …

Qualcomm launches systems-on-chips for vision intelligence, IoT

The new QCS605 and QCS603 SoCs combine image signal processor, AI, CPU and GPU technology to accommodate a variety of camera applications, robotics …

Machine Learning

Elon Musk Wants You to Watch This Documentary About the Dangers of A.I.

For years, Elon Musk has offered dire warnings about the potential dark future of artificial intelligence. Now, Musk is turning up the volume of his …

This tiny wearable knows what you’ve been eating, drinking, and smoking

A recent breakthrough in miniaturized sensor technology could end up taking a bite out of personal privacy. Researchers developed a wearable small enough to stick on a human tooth virtually unnoticed. And it’s capable of wirelessly transmitting data on any chemicals it comes in contact with.<p>The …

Extensive Huawei P20 Pro preview details all the ultra-high-end specs

We’ve known for over three months now that Huawei’s next “picture maker” aimed to break records with “pro triple-lens Leica rear cameras” sporting a …

World's largest SSD has a whopping 100TB of storage

Think your 1TB, or 5TB, or even 30TB solid-state drive can store a lifetime of documents, music, movies and games? Think again.<p>Nimbus Data has now …

Gear & Gadgets

Salesforce buying MuleSoft for $6.5 billion

Salesforce has agreed to acquire SaaS integration company MuleSoft for approximately $6.5 billion in cash and stock. The sale price represents a 36% …

Amazon Wants to Disrupt Health Care in America. In China, Tech Giants Already Have.

BEIJING — Amazon and two other American titans are trying to shake up health care by experimenting with their own employees’ coverage. By Chinese standards, they’re behind the curve.<p>Technology companies like Alibaba and Tencent have made health care a priority for years, and are using China as …

Health Care

Comprehensive report details all the Galaxy S9 info you need, and a new color is rendered

<i>Pocketnow’s MWC coverage is made possible by InvisibleShield, which frees you to go everywhere with your mobile device without the fear of damaging</i> …

Galaxy X: New Patents Suggest That Samsung’s Foldable Phone Will Be A Multitasking Monster

If these rumors prove true, then the long wait for the Galaxy X would definitely be worth it.<p>The Samsung Galaxy X might finally make it to a limited …

Prototypes

SpaceX Gears Up to Finally, Actually Launch the Falcon Heavy

<i>Update: At 3:45 PM Eastern on Tuesday, February 6, SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center.</i><p>After nearly seven …

Someone just created a site to make browsing Netflix easier

Here's some great news just in time for the weekend: someone's created a site that makes browsing through Netflix so much easier.<p>Reddit user …

Streaming

The 20 best smartphones in the world

For the latest list of the top 20 smartphones you can buy, I've made a controversial choice for the top smartphone you can buy at the moment.<p>Nope, it's not from Apple or Samsung.<p>Check out our list of the top 20 smartphones you can buy:

Checking out the new $129.95 DJI Osmo Mobile 2 phone stabilizer

It shoots in portrait mode, but its best feature is the price<p>The Osmo Mobile 2, the next generation phone stabilizer from DJI, is now (exclusively) available for preorder at Apple’s store, with shipping expected sometime between February 22nd and March 9th. I’ve been using one since early January — …

How Intel will plunk you into South Korean snow by streaming the Olympics in VR

When the Olympics happen, the world unifies by tuning in – but only a few are lucky enough to be in the crowd watching the world’s greatest athletes …

This Tiny Robot Walks, Crawls, Jumps and Swims. But It Is Not Alive.

Researchers in Germany have developed a robot that is about a seventh of an inch long and looks at first like no more than a tiny strip of something rubbery. Then it starts moving.<p>The robot walks, jumps, crawls, rolls and swims. It even climbs out of the pool, moving from a watery environment into …

Robotics

HTC Vive Focus gets an 8K VR video player from Visbit

Virtual reality streaming company Visbit is teaming up with HTC to bring 8K resolution VR videos to viewers in China. The Visbit 8K VR Player will enable folks to stream and download high-resolution videos to the Vive Focus headset. It’s rolling out today to HTC’s Viveport marketplace, and will be …

Virtual Reality