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Phanteks Announces New Additions To Its Glacier Fitting Series Lineup

Phanteks announced that it has added a handful of new products to its Glacier Fitting Series including GPU extenders, T-splitters, adapters and 16mm hard tube adapters.

Lawsuit Accuses Google Of Gender Wage Gap, Segregation

A class-action lawsuit filed by three former Google employees alleges that the search giant pays women less than men for similar work, and segregates them into front-end (women) or back-end (men) jobs with different pay ceilings.

Google Earth VR Now Has Street View

Google released a significant update to Google Earth VR, which brings Google Earth’s popular Street View feature to the virtual reality version of the app. Google Earth VR Street View is available on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and mobile VR headsets.

IC Insights Predicts DRAM Prices To Jump A Record 40% In 2017

According to IC Insights, even though DRAM prices have more than doubled (+111%) over the last 12 months, they will only continue to increase. IC Insights predicts that by the end of the calendar year the DRAM will have jumped a record 40% (or more).

Is BabyX the Future of Silicon-Based Life Forms?

Mark Sagar, the creator of BabyX, has chosen no less a goal than simulating the neural machinery of an infant human in silico. The post Is BabyX the Future of Silicon-Based Life Forms? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Google Chrome Will Block Autoplaying Video With Sound Next Year

Next year, you may never again have to hunt through your Chrome tabs in search of the one that's producing sound. The post Google Chrome Will Block Autoplaying Video With Sound Next Year appeared first on ExtremeTech.

NASA’s New Horizons Probe Wakes Up to Study Kuiper Belt

New Horizons has sent back a signal confirming that it had woken up from hibernation and executed computer commands to begin bringing its systems back online. The post NASA’s New Horizons Probe Wakes Up to Study Kuiper Belt appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Equifax Breach Prompts Data Broker Security Bill

Democratic senators introduced the Data Broker Accountability and Transparency Act to hold the data broker industry responsible for the privacy and security of the personal data they collect about consumers.

The Cuban Sonic Weapon Story Keeps Getting Stranger

The Cuban "sonic weapon" story and accompanying investigation haven't resolved anything. In fact, the entire situation keeps getting weirder. The post The Cuban Sonic Weapon Story Keeps Getting Stranger appeared first on ExtremeTech...

'Call Of Duty: WWII' PC Open Beta Arrives September 29

Sledgehammer Games also released a set of minimum specs for the open beta.

Best Cars of the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show

In addition to cars, small SUVs are all the rage at Frankfurt, too. Other highlights: Mercedes puts a Formula 1 engine in a road car, and BMW rolls out a big-nose SUV. The post Best Cars of the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show appeared first on ExtremeTech.

How Cassini Changed Our Understanding of Saturn and the Solar System

After thirteen years of sometimes bootstrapped and often surprising science, Cassini has reached the end of its mission, and NASA deborbited the satellite into Saturn this morning. Check out our galleries of all the best science and scenery from Cassini's camera roll. The post How Cassini Changed Our Understanding of Saturn and the Solar System appeared first on ExtremeTech.

An AMD Threadripper X399 Motherboard Overview: A Quick Look at Seven Products

With the release of AMD’s Threadripper CPUs into the HEDT market, board partners have released new motherboards based on the X399 chipset. Consumers are going to see quad channel memory, native 4-Way SLI and Crossfire capabilities, more full-speed M.2 slots, added 10G network ports, and more on the new platform. Show More Summary

Ethereum Mining Performance: GeForce Vs. Radeon

While the number of different cryptocurrencies is always increasing, only a handful have attained enough market capitalization to be truly viable. Ethereum, a blockchain-based distributed computing platform, is one of the most popul...

Corsair Announces 16GB DDR4-4600 Vengeance LPX DRAM Kits

Corsair on Thursday announced two fresh Vengeance LPX memory kits that set new performance records for the product family. The new dual-channel memory kits are intended for Intel’s Kaby Lake-X CPUs and Intel’s X299 platforms, and they...Show More Summary

Why I'm skipping the iPhone X

The downsides, unknowns and potential productivity hits outweigh the upsides.

Equifax’s Failure to Apply Security Patches Enabled Massive Hack

The fallout from last week's disastrous data breach continues. Equifax has now acknowledged the security flaw that allowed for the theft of 143 million accounts was the result of its own lax and incompetent practices. The post Equifax’s Failure to Apply Security Patches Enabled Massive Hack appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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