Category: Technology News

This week in space: a wave on Venus and a mysterious object in Cygnus A

Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, died on Monday, January 16. He was 82. NASA didn’t state the cause of Cernan’s death, but they did note that he had...

Mozilla’s new logo is 20 years out of date, does nothing to address why people don’t use Firefox

Yesterday, Mozilla, the nonprofit organization behind Firefox, announced its new “brand experience” and visual guidelines. I’m not going to argue that branding...

Sony’s silence on PlayStation VR could spell trouble for the fledgling market

A few months ago, Sony launched the PlayStation VR after several years of work. Early reviews were generally positive, though they carried the caveats common to all VR...

FTC sues Qualcomm over chip licensing strategy, alleges antitrust abuses

The Federal Trade Commission has filed suit against Qualcomm, alleging that the company exploited its position as the dominant provider of baseband radios for LTE...

Analyst: Apple will offer Kaby Lake MacBook Pros with 32GB RAM this year, but battery life could take a hit

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo with KGI Securities is predicting that Apple will refresh the MacBook Pro this year, with both Kaby Lake processors and a substantial RAM upgrade....

Why can’t Microsoft get Windows 10 updates right?

No single OS feature touches more users than Windows Update. That alone should be enough incentive for Microsoft to make sure it works nearly perfectly. But time and...

ET deals: Get a VPN Unlimited lifetime subscription for 94% off

Maintaining your online security and privacy is a real challenge. Businesses, governments, and malicious individuals are more than happy to gather as much information...

AT&T shuts down 2G network, ending support for original iPhone

No one has really cared about ATT’s 2G network for years now, but it’s always been there if you needed it for some reason. That’s no longer the case as of January...

ET deals: Get four machine learning and artificial intelligence courses for $39

Curious about the nitty-gritty of artificial intelligence and machine learning? Today, StackSocial is offering up a 91% discount on a bundle of four different courses...

450mm silicon wafers aren’t happening any time soon as major consortium collapses

A few years ago, multiple high-end companies were backing the idea of moving from 300mm to 450mm silicon wafers. Historically, moving to larger wafers was a critical way...