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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes its 50,000th orbit of Mars

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has sent back some incredible images and data from the Red Planet of the years, and it just hit an important milestone. It has now...

Ashes of the Singularity update substantially boosts AMD Ryzen performance

When AMD launched its Ryzen 7 family, it delivered a chip that exceeded our expectations in just about every category, but fell down somewhat in gaming. Exactly how much...

LastPass exploit allows remote code execution and password theft

LastPass bills itself as a way to simplify your life by storing all your passwords and account details in one place. However, it’s looking a little less...

Trump can roll back MPG rules with a stroke of the pen. It’s not so easy to roll back climate change.

The Trump administration wants to back down from the 54.5 mpg fuel economy mandate for automobiles and back away from the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan....

Upcoming NASA probe will fly into the sun’s corona

The sun is a giant nuclear fireball that, as a rule, melts anything that comes close. Yet, there’s a NASA plan to send a spacecraft into the sun’s upper atmosphere...

Intel claims three-year advantage on 10nm, wants to redefine process nodes

Intel had a tech day this week to discuss the future of its own 14nm and 10nm chips, and it laid out some impressive claims in the process. It also laid out what it...

ET deals: Xamarin cross-platform development bundle for $35

Want to develop your very own apps, but don’t want to go through the process of learning how to code for both iOS and Android separately? Well, Xamarin might just be...

Palmer Luckey, co-founder of Oculus, has left Facebook

After six months of radio silence on the issue, Facebook has announced that Palmer Luckey is leaving the company. Luckey, who has made no social media posts since...

MIT speeds up its futuristic lensless single-pixel camera by 50 times

Traditionally, cameras achieve resolution by having many pixels spread across space — the surface of the sensor. They also use a lens to focus the image on that...

Far out: tidings from beyond the rim, and a historic first for reusable rockets, this week in space

SpaceX successfully launched and landed its reusable rocket! This achievement was the first time we’ve ever managed to launch, land, refurbish, and re-use a rocket for...