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Researchers: One Person Drove Bitcoin Price from $150 to $1,000

Economists recently took a look the spike that first sent Bitcoin over $1,000, finding it was most likely the result of a single person using bots to make a quick buck. The post Researchers: One Person Drove Bitcoin Price from $150 to $1,000 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Lawmakers Urge AT&T to Cut Ties with Huawei, Citing National Security Concerns

It's been several years since the last dust-up, but US lawmakers and regulators are still sounding the alarm about any cooperation with Huawei. The post Lawmakers Urge AT&T to Cut Ties with Huawei, Citing National Security Concerns appeared first on ExtremeTech.

At Detroit Auto Show, 3 New Pickups Could Hit 30 MPG

At Detroit, two new full-size pickups debut to challenge the Ford F-Series that sold almost 1 million units last year. Ford brings back the Ranger nameplate to offer more choices in the midsize-pickup market. The post At Detroit Auto Show, 3 New Pickups Could Hit 30 MPG appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Terrible UI Caused Hawaii’s Missile Scare

The missile scare debacle in Hawaii was driven by a terrible UI, not an errant button. The FCC has launched its own investigation. The post Terrible UI Caused Hawaii’s Missile Scare appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ET Deals Roundup: $200 Gift Card with Vizio M-Series 4K HDTV, $15 Fast Qi Wireless Charger, and more

Fixing to unload some of those gift cards from the holidays? Heck, we're less than a month away from Valentine's Day, so maybe you're on the prowl for some top-notch gifts for your significant other. Well, we've tracked down today'sShow More Summary

James Webb Space Telescope Completes Deep-Freeze Testing

After removing Webb from the deep freeze, NASA now reports that all systems are go. The post James Webb Space Telescope Completes Deep-Freeze Testing appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Release, Ship Dates Leaked

Serial phone leaker Evan "evleaks" Blass has posted the announcement, pre-order, and release dates for the Galaxy S9. The post Samsung Galaxy S9 Release, Ship Dates Leaked appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Lidar: A Gold Rush Is On to Help Your Car See Better

For autonomous vehicles and driver assistance systems to improve on human performance, they need to start with superior sensors. Mostly that means lidar -- and thanks to a flurry of innovation, lidar is getting better, smaller, and less expensive. The post Lidar: A Gold Rush Is On to Help Your Car See Better appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The Digital Multi-Screen Experience: Coming Soon to a Car Near You

Automakers and suppliers continue to flesh out their vision for the digital automotive experience. We went hands on at CES 2018. The post The Digital Multi-Screen Experience: Coming Soon to a Car Near You appeared first on ExtremeTe...

Nvidia May Be Prepping a New GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q to Counter Intel, AMD

Nvidia is reportedly readying a new version of the GTX 1050 Ti with a Max-Q spin on the silicon. Is it a move against AMD's just-announced Vega Mobile or a shot across the bow of Intel's Vega-equipped CPUs? The post Nvidia May Be Prepping a New GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q to Counter Intel, AMD appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Intel Leak Confirms Upcoming SSDs Will Use Ultra-Dense QLC 3D NAND

Intel is prepping a new line of 3D TLC and QLC NAND drives. TLC 3D NAND isn't new, but we didn't expect to see quad-level-cell NAND quite so quickly. The post Intel Leak Confirms Upcoming SSDs Will Use Ultra-Dense QLC 3D NAND appeared first on ExtremeTech.

VR180: Can It Jumpstart VR, or Is It Just the Next 3D TV?

Despite billions in investment, VR has been slow to take off in the consumer marketplace once you get past hardcore gaming. Google, Lenovo, and others are trying another approach by encouraging the creation of 180-degree content as a simpler alternative. The post VR180: Can It Jumpstart VR, or Is It Just the Next 3D TV? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

At CES 2018, Digital Health Took Center Stage

Small and large companies are taking advantage of consumer technology to enable new models and empower people to monitor and manage their health and wellness. Here are our favorites looking to shake up the status quo. The post At CES 2018, Digital Health Took Center Stage appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Researchers Found Another Major Security Flaw in Intel CPUs

Security researchers have found another flaw in Intel CPUs -- this time related to Intel Active Management Technology. Once again, this flaw can be leveraged to take complete control of a system, regardless of any security measures the user might employ. The post Researchers Found Another Major Security Flaw in Intel CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The Best Cars and Car Tech of CES 2018

Self-driving cars, cars with Ethernet onboard, and new dashboard concepts. Meanwhile, the adjacent Detroit and LA shows are pushing hard to showcase technologies, not just entire cars. The post The Best Cars and Car Tech of CES 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

PC Market Grows for the First Time Since 2011

The new report from analyst firm IDC shows a 0.7 percent increase in PC shipments over the last quarter of 2017. The post PC Market Grows for the First Time Since 2011 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ET Deals: BOGO on Select iPhones and Galaxy Smartphones at T-Mobile

Are you and your partner in the market for a new smartphone? Ready to invest in phones for your kids? Right now, T-Mobile is offering up hefty rebates on new phones from both Apple and Samsung with a qualifying trade-in. The post ET Deals: BOGO on Select iPhones and Galaxy Smartphones at T-Mobile appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Apple Exaggerates MacBook Standby Battery Life, Owners Report

Apple's MacBook and MacBook Pro users are unhappy about their system's standby battery life, but Apple isn't interested in hearing it. The post Apple Exaggerates MacBook Standby Battery Life, Owners Report appeared first on ExtremeT...

Google Details Spectre and Meltdown Fixes for Its Cloud Services

It wasn't easy, but Google rolled out patches to its services, and you didn't even notice. The post Google Details Spectre and Meltdown Fixes for Its Cloud Services appeared first on ExtremeTech.

At CES, AA-Sized ‘Forever Batteries’ That Suck Power Out of the Air

The idea of a battery that never runs out of power is far more science fiction than science fact -- but one company at CES thinks they can build exactly that, thanks to wireless charging. The post At CES, AA-Sized ‘Forever Batteries’ That Suck Power Out of the Air appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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