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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti leak reveals a very powerful graphics card

Nvidia’s RTX event is on Monday<p>Nvidia has been teasing its upcoming GeForce event for weeks now, and it looks like the company will unveil a new series of GeForce RTX 2080 graphics cards on Monday. While Nvidia typically launches Ti (Titanium) versions of its most powerful graphics cards after the …

Computer Hardware

How to Output Your Mac's Audio to Two Pairs of Headphones at the Same Time

Next time you're on a flight with someone and you both want to watch a video on your Mac without disturbing other passengers, try this convenient solution for sharing your Mac's audio among two pairs of headphones.<p>The method described below should work regardless of whether you're using one wired …

Headphones

Either This Data is Incorrect or These Physicists Just Changed the World

A paper posted to arXiv last month claims to have achieved superconductivity at room temperature, but other physicists say the data may be incorrect.<p>When it comes to applied quantum mechanics, there are two “holy grails” in the field.<p>One is building a large scale quantum computer and the other is …

Quantum Physics

Rich business owners are using pension plans to stash money and get a tax break

There’s one area where the traditional pension plan is getting new life: as a tax dodge for wealthy business owners.<p>Pensions, also known as defined-benefit plans, can be used by doctors, law partners and wealth managers to stash hundreds of thousands of dollars in income a year. By doing so, …

Retirement

A former Tesla engineer says the company silenced her entire team after they brought up safety and quality issues

In early August, a former Tesla process technician, Martin Tripp, countersued the company.<p>Tripp claims that Tesla, which filed a lawsuit against him in June, falsely accused him of hacking into the company's operating system. He also alleges Tesla waged a smear campaign against him in order to …

Tesla

Oatmeal, breakfast foods contain unsafe amounts of cancer-linked weed killer, report says

A number of popular breakfast foods, including cereals, granola bars and instant oats, were tested and found to contain potentially dangerous amounts of cancer-linked glyphosate, the main ingredient in weed killer.<p>The Environmental Working Group (EWG), an environmental advocacy organization that …

Glyphosate

Nvidia unveils Turing architecture and GPUs with dedicated ray-tracing hardware

Nvidia has unveiled its new Turing architecture along with details of the first GPUs to use it. Turing includes dedicated “RT Core” hardware designed to drive ray tracing, a complex technique that can deliver extremely realistic lighting effects but has been prohibitively resource-intensive to …

Alan Turing

Nvidia shares rise after chipmaker announces its next-generation graphics chips

Nvidia's new graphics chips are finally here after a two-year wait.<p>The chipmaker on Monday unveiled its eighth-generation Turing graphics …

Alan Turing

How to Use Avid Media Composer Default Metadata to Reconform DaVinci Resolve Renders

The article How to Use Avid Media Composer Default Metadata to Reconform DaVinci Resolve Renders by Scott Freeman appeared first on Avid Blogs - The …

Videography

Treasury Redefines Tax Cut Restrictions To Give Wealthy Even More Breaks

Last year’s massive tax cut bill was supposed to increase economic activity to such a degree that everyone would be better off and more resulting taxes would fill the treasury. Instead, the deficit is increasing because increases in spending continue to outpace revenues.<p>Republicans knew there was a …

Financial Services

AMD unveils Radeon Pro workstation graphics cards for visualization market

Advanced Micro Devices has unveiled its latest graphics cards for workstations: the AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200.<p>The Santa Clara, California-based company is targeting the machines at the visualization market, so it unveiled the new graphics cards at the Siggraph 2018 graphics conference in Vancouver, …

Computer Hardware

Survey Reveals How Wearing an Apple Watch Could Boost Your Attractiveness

The survey looked at single Uber users for Match.<p>Time to crack out the Apple Watch. A new survey revealed this week that 67 percent of single Uber …

Apple Watch

Who Do You See in This Picture? The Answer Is Important to Your Vision

You might not want to know the answer to the test, but you should take it anyway. Play the video, and an image will appear — you'll see either Marilyn Monroe or Albert Einstein. We won't tell you what each answer means till the end, so as not to influence what you see.<p>The video comes to us from …

Albert Einstein

Glaucoma may be a curable autoimmune disease, say scientists

Glaucoma, the blinding condition which affects nearly 500,000 people in Britain, may be an autoimmune disease which could be cured, scientists believe.<p>The common eye problem was thought to occur when fluid builds up in the eye, crushing the optic nerve and causing irreversible damage to the …

Medical Research

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

Donald Trump is a real estate developer. He doesn't get the benefits the US gets from trade

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even Donald Trump understands he can't win his trade wars across all fronts, from China to Mexico to Canada. The White House is now set to restart trade negotiations with Europe and to work toward "zero tariffs" on various industrial goods. Still, the President's belief that "the US has …

Economics

Treasury unveils new tax rules for 'pass-through' companies

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Small business owners may have a few more answers if they're hoping to take advantage of a major business tax break tucked in last year's new tax law.<p>The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service released on Wednesday long-awaited guidance on how US taxpayers can claim a …

War

After Effects News 2018 August #1

Recently there’s been some short tutorials to help new people learn After Effects, though there’s fewer items being posted than a year ago at this …

MacBook Pro

Exploring the Game-Changing Features in Cinema 4D R20

We open up MAXON’s new Cinema 4D R20 to check out the major new features like Fields and Volume Modeling.In his first tour of Cinema 4D R20, Chris …

Tutorials

Don’t put plastic containers in microwave or dishwasher, new research says

Do you regularly heat up leftovers in plastic food-storage containers? Do you put plastic reusable water bottles in the dishwasher when they need a …

Immune System

The next major innovation in batteries might be here

Lithium-ion batteries were first introduced to the public in a Sony camcorder in 1991. Then they revolutionized our lives. The versatile batteries now power everything from tiny medical implants and smartphones to forklifts and expensive electric cars. And yet, lithium-ion technology still isn’t …

Clean Energy

Trump has built a pyramid scheme of public fraud. It's a taxpayer-backed cash grab.

Donald Trump is pulling off a taxpayer-backed cash grab. It's an orchestrated, unprecedented scheme to enrich a president, his family and his friends.<p>Even after warnings that tariffs would wreak havoc on the economy, Donald Trump has staked his presidency on a series of trade wars that are now …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Tax Cut Hasn’t Done Anything for Workers

A few months ago, I cautioned that Americans should be patient before deciding what effect President Donald Trump’s tax cuts have had on the economy. …

Economics

By Tripling Its Stock Buybacks, Apple Robs Workers And The Economy

According to financial results released yesterday, Apple spent $20.8 billion buying back its own stock in the last three months, not quite the $22.8 billion it spent in the first quarter of this year, when it set a record buying back more than any company in the history of the S&P 500.<p>In May, Apple …

Economics

The Great Pyramid of Giza Might Focus Electromagnetic Energy in Its Chambers

This is odd.<p>Theoretical research by an international team of physicists has discovered that the Great Pyramid of Giza can concentrate electromagnetic …

Physics

Mac Fix: Cannot Send Messages on a Mac But Can Receive Them

- Jul 30, 2018<p>Keychain Access can occasionally bug out and create issues. This happens especially when you upgrade your macOS or switch to a new Mac. …

MacBook

Donald Trump's $12 billion payoff to farmers is nothing but a stunt. Why isn't Congress doing anything?

When will Congress learn? If you give Trump a tariff, he'll spend $12 billion to 'fix' the unintended consequences.<p>When my kids were toddlers, I read them one of the finest books ever written on political theory."If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" by Felicia Bond seems like a silly kid's book, but it …

Donald Trump

Two Researchers Challenged a Scientific Study About Violent Video Games—and Took a Hit for Being Right

How two researchers paid a price for challenging a retracted study about violent video games.<p><i>This story is a product of a collaboration between Motherboard and Retraction Watch.</i><p>In 2012, a prominent voice in the debate over the potential dangers of shooter games published a study titled “Boom, …

Osu

What Is Fungal Acne and Why Do So Many People Suddenly Think They Have It?

Have you ever had a breakout that wouldn’t go away for weeks, maybe even months, no matter which products you threw at it? Did it consist of a lot of …

Skin Care

100 tapeworm eggs found inside brain of 8-year-old with severe headaches, seizures: report

The parents of an 8-year-old girl suffering from severe headaches and epileptic seizures for months were both relieved and horrified when doctors told them her diagnosis: 100 tapeworm eggs were inside her brain.<p>Doctors at Fortis Hospital in New Delhi, India, told India Today the larvae traveled to …

Medicine