Category: Technology News

Get your kids into science with the best STEM gifts and gear

The idea of a “science toy” sort of breaks down below a certain age. A toddler who cannot yet read does not need a scientific calculator, for example, and even the...

Google’s dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads

Several years ago, Google began working on its own custom software for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads, dubbed TensorFlow. Last year, the company...

ET deals: Dell Inspiron 3650 quad-core desktop PC for $389

For a limited time, Dell is offering up a massive discount on the Inspiron 3650 desktop PC. With today’s coupon in play, you’ll snag this powerful quad-core tower PC...

Baidu AI achieves ‘zero shot learning’ ability using natural language

Given the glut of AI “breakthroughs” and wannabe “breakthroughs,” it’s sometimes tough to pinpoint events that if not seismic of themselves, are the kind of...

Adobe teases AI-based tools to make great portrait photos out of lousy ones

Smartphones are by far the world’s most popular cameras, but they certainly aren’t the best. Portrait photos, for example, often look awkward because of the...

Breakthrough Stanford experiment shakes up our model of the brain’s spatial orientation system

Your brain has a built-in GPS system, with bespoke cells for speed, location, direction and more. It’s found in the hippocampus, buried deep within the brain. Neurons...

Microsoft’s new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs

Microsoft finally announced some of the specifics of its upcoming Project Scorpio refresh, and the implications for the Xbox One product line are enormous. This isn’t...

Nvidia debuts new Titan Xp top-end GPU, now with Mac support

When Nvidia launched the GTX 1080 Ti at the end of February, it short-circuited its own highest-end product, the 6-month old Nvidia Titan X, thanks to higher clocks and...

Russia ramps its submarine patrols back to Soviet-era levels as it modernizes its fleet

The head of the Russian Navy, Admiral Vladimir Korolyov, has stated that Russian submarines now spend more days at-sea and on-patrol than at any time since the Cold War....

Total War: Warhammer’s Bretonnia patch boosts performance on AMD Ryzen CPUs

Last week, the Total War: Warhammer team released a new patch, codenamed Bretonnia. While they didn’t specifically discuss any kind of new features in the patch notes,...