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Tiny sea creatures are saving us from hell on earth. So why are we endangering them?

Deep in the ocean where the sun don’t shine, fissures in the earth’s crust spew super-heated geothermal water and gases of up to 400 degrees …

Bill Gates says these are the two books we should all read to understand AI

The tech world’s book-nerd-in-chief wants you to add two books to your list of summer science reads. To get up to speed on artificial intelligence, Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates recommends Nick Bostrom’s <i>Superintelligence</i> and Pedro Domingos’s <i>The Master Algorithm</i>.<p>Gates never …

Artificial Intelligence

The Good Fight

There’s a war being waged on all our networks, and security researchers around the world are on the front lines. Here’s the inside story of how our elite security-research team neutralized one of the biggest threats in years.<p>By Eric Adams<br>Photography by Kenny Braun<p>What began as an ordinary Saturday …

Otterbox partners with Square, SanDisk, and others on Universe modular case for iPhone

This year may very well be seen as the dawn of the modular smartphone, with LG and Motorola both offering an array of functionality-enhancing hardware accessories that attach to their flagship handsets and Google’s Project Ara poised to ship its first development kit. But phones are not the only …

OtterBox

How Volvo Stole Energy From Other Cars on a California Highway to Power This SUV

Volvo's new XC90 T8 hybrid is more than just a potential getaway car. It's a twin-engine thief that steals power from other vehicles.<p>At least, that's …

How Microsoft's HoloLens could change communication via 'Holoportation'

Microsoft Research is working on a 3D communications technology that simulates teleportation using the HoloLens augmented-reality glasses that it has …

GE wants to use CO2 pollution to make huge solar batteries

Carbon captured by coal plants would drive turbines that deliver power at night.<p>Two big problems have been vexing environmental scientists for decades: How to store solar energy for later use, and what to do with CO2 that's been captured and sequestered from coal plants? Scientists from General …

General Electric

Dwolla fined $100,000 for misrepresenting its data-security practices

Online payment processing startup Dwolla has been hit with a $100,000 penalty by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The CFPB, a government agency, said in a consent order that Dwolla misrepresented the safety of its data-security practices.<p>Dwolla launched in December 2010 and is a …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Intel Memory Bus Draws Fire

SAN FRANCISCO – Intel should open up the proprietary interface for the 3D XPoint memory chips it co-developed with Micron, said several sources. The …

Why some video game ports are spotless while others are train wrecks - ExtremeTech

By on August 6, 2015 at 10:12 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>During the last console …

MacroFab Raises $2M In Seed Funding To Help Hardware Startups Manufacture PCB Boards

MacroFab, a platform to help hardware startups prototype and manufacture PCB boards, has raised a $2 million seed round led by Techstars Ventures.<p>Any company that has worked with manufacturers to produce PCB boards knows how hard it can be. The process is old fashioned and time intensive, with lots …

Comcast's gigabit internet hits northern California in June

Comcast is bringing its twice-as-fast-as-Google-Fiber internet service to northern California. Potential customers will need installation of professional-grade equipment to access it and, you'll have to be near its fiber network -- Fresno, Monterey, Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area are …

Daylight Savings Time: 7 Surprising Things You May Not Know

Our annual clock fiddling leads to fewer robberies and more unhappy farmers, for starters.<p>For most of the United States, this weekend sees the return of clock confusion—and heated debate.<p>Many Americans will spring forward an hour to mark the beginning of daylight savings time (DST)—also known as …

The Best Fat-Burning Breakfasts

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

PayPal Co-Founder Takes Aim at Credit Card Industry With New Startup

The most miserable year of Max Levchin’s life began in 2002, shortly after he sold off his ownership stake in PayPal to eBay for an estimated $34 …

MagMIMO: MIT's new long-range wireless charging tech that works like WiFi - ExtremeTech

MagMIMO: MIT’s new long-range wireless charging tech that works like WiFi<p>By on September 26, 2014 at 12:32 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

7 Films to Watch if You Loved The Raid

Awesome action films you might have missed.<p>So, you've finished The Raid: Redemption and The Raid 2, hit yourself in the eye with a curtain rod and …

Creating Social Media Micro-Content With Long-Tail SEO

Both approaches to being a smarter marketer are beneficial to your business because they allow your organization to get its messaging through to your audience ahead of the competition at a quicker pace than if you were to focus too heavily on achieving short term gains.<p>Focusing your efforts on …

Top 5 Business Longreads Now Free at the New Yorker's Archives

The New Yorker is making its archives free online for the next few months, starting Monday. Use that time to read some of its best business stories.<p><i>The New Yorker</i> lifted its paywall this week, making its vast trove of magazine articles available -- for a limited time only. This fall, after …

Bill Gates

How to Optimize Your PC for Gaming

Gaming PCs are complex beasts that occasionally need to be tamed into submission before they're capable of performing their greatest feats. With a few simple steps, you can get the most out of your hardware and see better in-game performance as a result, and you don't have to be a tech enthusiast …

Dark Souls

Sony's E3 event: All the news and trailers

Sony once again piled the games industry into an aging stadium in Los Angeles to announce its upcoming lineup of games. We’re watching in person, and we’ve collected all of the news for you. Let’s get right to it.<p>Destiny<p>Halo developer Bungie is now good buddies with Sony, and the studio showed off …

GameWorks FAQ: AMD, Nvidia, and game developers weigh in on the GameWorks controversy - ExtremeTech

By on June 3, 2014 at 11:57 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Last week, Forbes published an …

Is Google Gobbling Up the Indian Internet Space?

To the average indian internet user, Google is oxygen—omnipresent, free and essential to her existence. Whether it’s a web search, watching a video, …

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Top 10 Incredibly Useful Windows Programs to Have On Hand

Some apps are essential, and you use them every day. Everyone knows their names: Firefox, VLC, 7-Zip, and so on. However, there’s another class of …

What do Intel Z97-based motherboards mean for PCs now, and in the future?

Unless you’re an avid desktop enthusiast, you may have missed the recent announcement about Intel’s latest 9 Series chipsets. After all, most …