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ASML Claims Major EUV Lithography Milestone

ASML took a significant step towards bringing EUV lithography to market this week, but the company hedged its bets in its announcement. The post ASML Claims Major EUV Lithography Milestone appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Microsoft Kills Windows 10 Feature Updates For Older CPUs

Over two years ago, Microsoft promised to provide Windows 10 updates to all hardware over the supported lifetime of the device. That vague phrase has begun to have consequences. The post Microsoft Kills Windows 10 Feature Updates For Older CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Adorable Japanese Camera Drone Now Lives Aboard the ISS

The small spherical drone was constructed by Japanese space agency JAXA with a special orientation system that allows it to maneuver around the ISS and capture video. The post Adorable Japanese Camera Drone Now Lives Aboard the ISS appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Microsoft Closes US Surface Factory, Moves Production to China

Microsoft is closing its Surface Hub manufacturing facility in Wilsonville, Oregon, barely two years after opening it. Instead of being manufactured in the US, future Surface Hubs will be built in China. The post Microsoft Closes US Surface Factory, Moves Production to China appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Intel’s Upcoming 12-Core CPU May Clock Well Below AMD’s Threadripper

Intel's upcoming 12-core chip is rumored to be coming in at a substantially lower clock compared with its 10-core Core i9-7900X or AMD's Threadripper. If this proves true, it may be difficult for the Core i9-7920X to match the competition. The post Intel’s Upcoming 12-Core CPU May Clock Well Below AMD’s Threadripper appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Google Announces Redesigned ‘Feed’ as a Replacement for Google Now

Google Now is officially being relaunched as the Google feed. It looks the same on the surface, but there are a few important tweaks. The post Google Announces Redesigned ‘Feed’ as a Replacement for Google Now appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Hubble Catches Some of the Earliest Stars Ever Formed on Camera

Not only are these some of the earliest stars we've ever seen, but their very existence confirms theories about early star formation. The post Hubble Catches Some of the Earliest Stars Ever Formed on Camera appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Self-Driving Cars Pose Thorny Ethical Questions in AI

A new research study has made strides in modeling human morality, teasing out our own internal ethics engine and suggesting how it might be transposed onto self driving cars. The post Self-Driving Cars Pose Thorny Ethical Questions in AI appeared first on ExtremeTech.

D&D Beyond Combines Tabletop Gaming with Digital Features

Wizards of the Coast is bridging the tabletop and digital gaming divide with a new suite of tools, collectively dubbed D&D Beyond. If it works, managing a Dungeons & Dragons game is about to get a lot more streamlined (and arguably more fun). The post D&D Beyond Combines Tabletop Gaming with Digital Features appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Chinese Censors Working Overtime in Wake of Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s Death

The death of longtime democratic activist Liu Xiaobo has sent China's censorship regime into high gear, as the country cracks down on images, text, and keywords that relate to the poet, author, and winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. The post Chinese Censors Working Overtime in Wake of Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s Death appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Unofficial World of Warcraft ‘Felmyst’ Server Revisits The Burning Crusade

There's a new private server launching for World of Warcraft, but this one isn't focused on the classic game. Instead, it will attempt to emulate the first expansion released for WoW, The Burning Crusade. The post Unofficial World of Warcraft ‘Felmyst’ Server Revisits The Burning Crusade appeared first on ExtremeTech.

MIT Research Could Make Neural Networks Portable

Having a neural network locally on your mobile device could be hugely beneficial, and it may be possible thanks to research from a team at MIT. The post MIT Research Could Make Neural Networks Portable appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Fake Ryzen Chips Now Popping Up on Amazon, eBay

AMD's new Ryzen CPU is popular, but that's got a downside -- scammers are showing up online to bilk people out of their cash by relabeling cheap Celerons as AMD processors. The post Fake Ryzen Chips Now Popping Up on Amazon, eBay appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Russian Satellite Could Soon Be the Brightest ‘Star’ in the Night Sky

The satellite itself is a standard cubesat around the size of a loaf of bread, but it's going to deploy a solar reflector that could make it one of the brightest objects in the sky. The post Russian Satellite Could Soon Be the Brightest ‘Star’ in the Night Sky appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ET Deals: Lenovo Y700 Quad-Core 1080p Gaming Laptop for Just $600

On the lookout for an affordable gaming laptop? Today's deal from Lenovo has the 14-inch Y700 selling at a 25% discount. With a decent dedicated video card, a quad-core CPU, and a solid-state drive, there's a lot to like about this budget gaming set-up. The post ET Deals: Lenovo Y700 Quad-Core 1080p Gaming Laptop for Just $600 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

NASA Reveals Eerie Whistling Electron Waves from Space

There is no sound in space, at least not the kind of sound we as humans can detect. There is, however, something akin to sound if you have the right tools to listen to it. The post NASA Reveals Eerie Whistling Electron Waves from Space appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Why Formula E Is the Auto Racing Series of the Future

The first NYC auto race unfolded quietly in Brooklyn, but not as quietly as you'd expect for electric cars. Curious? Here's everything you need to know about Formula E. The post Why Formula E Is the Auto Racing Series of the Future appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Latest AMD Ryzen BIOS Updates Really Boost Game Performance

AMD's new AGESA 1.0.0.6 update has shipped out to motherboard manufacturers and there look to be a fair number of performance improvements and additional memory timing options now available for adjustment. The post Latest AMD Ryzen BIOS Updates Really Boost Game Performance appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Security Robot Takes Its Own Life in DC Fountain Tragedy

Life became too painful for one of a handful of Knightscope K5 security robots today. It tragically took its own life in a DC water fountain, possibly thwarted from rescuing itself by its inability to navigate stairs or lift its own body. The post Security Robot Takes Its Own Life in DC Fountain Tragedy appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Intel May Respond to AMD Ryzen With Six-Core i5, i7 CPUs

New rumors indicate Intel will respond to AMD in the consumer space, possibly with new Core i7 and i5 offerings that add six-core CPUs to Intel's desktop lines. The post Intel May Respond to AMD Ryzen With Six-Core i5, i7 CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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