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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Best known for supplying Apple its components, Foxconn has purchased a seven-story building in downtown Milwaukee from Northwestern Mutual. In a statement, the firm said that more than 500 people would work at the new headquarters, which will also ho
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A Portland man appears to have a pill-sized camera stuck in his gut. That man is me... Let me explain. For the average Joe, the following statement might sound a bit peculiar: I have swallowed a pill-sized camera a number of times. You see, I have Cr
One thing that most of us do not think about when designing and setting up our PC Desk setup is lighting. Yes, you may want some RGB lights on your desk or behind your monitor, but real functional lighting is sort of an after-thought. Well Benq might
As the market leader and long time dominant force in the CPU space, Intel's been able to get away with a lot and this is partly because the competition has allowed them to. In this column we're looking at possible improvements from the consumers' per
David Wang, the new SVP of engineering for AMD's Radeon Technologies Group (RTG), has clarified that Navi GPUs will remain a traditional, monolith design, as the gaming world lacks software to make a multi-chip module (MCM) made possible by Infinity
Apple is making a change to the way iPhones call 911. For users, nothing will change on the surface. But behind the scenes, your iPhone will provide location data from cell towers, GPS, and Wi-Fi to the 911 call center over a new internet-based path.
After setting up a childs account in Windows 10, you can then monitor how your children are using the computer. For younger kids, its essential to ensure that their taking part in age-appropriate ac...
According to a new report from WCCFtech, citing "sources familiar with the entire situation," Sony's PlayStation 5 (PS5 for short) will launch in 2020 and be powered by AMD's Navi GPU chip. "While it was previously reported that the much-anticipated
Book review: A president and a factory novelist collaborate on a cyber-thriller. Oh. No. Enlarge / LONDON: A President Trump impersonator poses in a mock-up of the Oval Office to promote the global release of James Patterson and Bill Clinton's book,
Get a look inside the US office of the maker of some of our favorite PC gaming accessories.During this year’s PC Gaming Week, we had the chance to hop over to the US office of one of the companies behind some of our favorite PC gaming acce
Japans Transport and Tourism Minister, Keiichi Ishii, has ordered the West Japan Railway Company to look into why the driver never reported hearing an unusual sound on June 14. The train operator said he did hear a strange noise when the train was in
They seem to be getting smarter every day: one deep-learning machine has managed to teach itself to solve a Rubik's Cube, proving that humans aren't the only ones capable of tackling complex problems. Stephen McAleer and colleagues from the Universit
Wrapping up Computex 2018 with discussions about AMD's Threadripper 2 with 32 cores, Intel's new limited edition Core i7-8086K, and that really odd 28-core 5 GHz demo where Intel forgot to mention it was overclocked. Also some discuss
Beyonc and Jay-Z's new album "Everything is Love" just dropped onSpotify, Apple, and Amazon. "Everything is Love" was a surprise release on Tidal on Saturday. Tidal's short exclusive window raises questions aboutJay-Z's plans for the company. Beyonc
If you want to consistently update your gaming rig, odds are, you're going to want a good gaming desktop. But a desktop machine isn't an option for some people, either because of a lack of space or a ...
Samsung has been on board with Google's Chromebook platform since the first round of retail PCs running the browser-based OS began to ship. The Korean manufacturer has shown no CPU architecture allegiance in that time, being the first major m
Slashdot reader Socguy shares an article from FiveThirtyEight: There are 99 nuclear reactors producing electricity in the United States today. Collectively, they're responsible for producing about 20% of the electricity we use each year. But those re
Written answers follow CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before two Senate committees. Enlarge / The Facebook logo is displayed at the 2018 CeBIT technology trade fair on June 12, 2018 in Hanover, Germany. (credit: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images) Earli
BoldGrid is an easy choice for those familiar with WordPress, but novice users should consider looking elsewhere.BoldGrid is a powerful drag-and-drop tool for building professional WordPress-based websites.The service doesn't include hosting
XPG SX8200 – Newer Controller and TLC NAND For More Performance If you are looking for a fast and affordable Solid-State Drive (SSD) theADATA XPGSX8200PCIe SSD series is worth taking a look...
The vehicle belongs to British director Michael Morris, who directed NBCs The Slap and was behind the camera for several episodes of hit TV shows, including House of Cards, 13 Reasons Why, and Preacher. The incident was shared by his wife, actress Ma
NVIDIA is teasing what is in store for Tomb Raider and Soul Calibur fans with beefier rigs. The framerate in Shadow of the Tomb Raider looks a little rough at times, but the coastal environment seems thrilling enough to look at. Weapons-based fighter
After a year-long on-and-on search for a suitor, MIPS has finally found its partner. Today the company has announced that it’s being acquired by Wave Computing, an AI startup with close ties to the company, and whom will be using MIPS&r
8BitDo is known for its retro Nintendo-styled gaming controllers. The company announced a barrage of updates to its lineup at E3 2018, along with an all-new (but still classic-feeling) gamepad.Like the previous versions, 8BitDos refined bluetooth con
Facebook has beefed up the power of its audit committee, which is chaired by former White House chief of staff Erskine Bowles. The committee will monitor Facebook's social impact, privacy safeguards, and cybersecurity risk. It is being seen as a majo
Ever since 1998, when I won an iMac in a high school raffle, I've been firmly entrenched in Apple's world, and I thought I was never going back. But even though my 2012 MacBook Pro, the first Retina D...
I was actually working at Dell way back in 2001 when the very first Precision mobile workstation came out. At that time, I sneered at the idea of a "mobile workstation." To me, workstations were massive machines with dual CPUs, SCSI HBAs, and one of
Project Name: Project Praetor Builder: AK Mod About This Mod / Build: This week for Case Mod Friday we AK Mod’s Project Praetor build, which was part of the Cooler Master Case Mod World Series 2018. I like how this build is subtle, yet flas
Heritype quotes the Guardian's science correspondent: The idea of killer robots rising up and destroying humans is a Hollywood fantasy and a distraction from the more pressing dilemmas that intelligent machines present to society, according to one of
Two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and nine counts of wire fraud. Enlarge / Founder & CEO of Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes. (credit: Getty | Gilbert Carrasquillo) Federal prosecutors have indicted Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and
Noctua had a presence at Computex 2018 last week and there it showed off a number of products, including upcoming coolers based on its NF-A12x25 120 mm fans. These fans promise to deliver the performance of a 140 mm fan in this smaller size, which co
Nvidia tells us everything it took to create its incredibly well specced G-Sync HDR monitors.The first two Nvidia G-Sync HDR monitors, the Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ and Acer Predator X27, are bar none the best two looking gaming monitors currently on the
There were plenty of Nintendo games in the arcades back in the day. A pair of new arcade games are heading to the Switch and the games include three different versions of “Donkey Kong”...
Transcend in announcing the release of their latest SSD upgrade kit for Mac computers. The JetDrive 850/855 provides sequential read speeds of up to 1600MB/s, and sequential write speeds of up to 1300MB/s. The base drive is designated at the JetDrive
We're looking at CPU offerings once again but this time we're focusing solely on gaming, so we'll be picking each CPU based on almost nothing other than it's gaming performance. For the close fought battles we'll take the platform into account but fo
According to internal documents acquired by Thurnott, three new devices are joining the Microsoft Surface family. The first is the Surface Pro 6, internally known as Carmel. The other, all-new products are Libra, a low-cost Surface Tablet, and Androm
If you are on the market for a collectible, do not bother with Intel’s Core i7-8086K, try to find Colorful’s iGame GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Kudan if you can. Just days ago, Intel released its limited edition Core i7-8086K processor to
This puppy chatbot is the most adorable example yet of the promise of fintech.Fintech is a blanket term for financial technologies ranging from the payment and banking apps many of us already use, to the AI and machine-learning applications that crun
Fundstrat cofounder Tom Lee says bitcoin futures contracts could be linked to the cryptocurrency's "gut-wrenching" decline. Futures were launched in December and bitcoin has fallen from $20,000 to $6,500 since then. There are concerns that bitcoin fu
While we thought Intel would be announcing a discrete GPU at CES 2019, it looks like it will be another year till we see a discrete GPU from Intel. This 2020 date was confirmed by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich during an event for analysts last week.
A single button click is all it takes to accidentally uninstall something vital on your computer, and finding that file afterward may be a little tricky. This week on the Tom's Guide forums, one user ...
I'm a big fan of the looks of Cooler Master's MasterCase H500P. However, I'm not a huge fan of its cooling performance. The H500P's updated versioneventually solved that problem with a mesh front panel. Now, Cooler Mas
Facebook has announced it is introducing a new age restriction on weapon accessory adverts. Advertisers promoting gun and other weapon accessories, such as holsters, will have to restrict their audience to at least 18 years of age and over. The polic
Federal prosecutors have charged six former and current Fitbit employees with possessing trade secrets stolen from rival wearable products company Jawbone.
Hollywood, full of fresh ideas, is joining the cryptocurrency craze with a new money-laundering thriller, "Crypto." Featuring Kurt Russel and Alexis Bledel, the flick revolves around an anti-money laundering agent investigating a case of corruption a
The self-driving robots are coming to transform your job. Kind of. Also, very slowly. From a report: That's the not-quite-exclamatory upshot of a new report from the Washington, DC-based Securing America's Future Energy. The group advocates for a cou
The Asus ROG Strix GL503VD is a budget gaming laptop with style.Traditionally priced at $1,299, it's currently on sale for $999 at Amazon, which beats Newegg's price for the same system by $250.Buy A...