Category: Technology News

Microsoft, Facebook Run Fastest-Ever Cable Underneath the Atlantic

Microsoft, Facebook, and Telxius have finished their joint effort to run a massive bandwidth pipe 4,100 miles across the Atlantic Ocean. The new cable can transmit 160...

Star Trek Discovery Looks Like a Good Show. Too Bad So Few Can Watch It.

Star Trek Discovery debuted Sunday night to generally strong reviews. The show had a troubled path to launch, with delays and showrunners bowing out. Earlier this month,...

Microsoft Set to Release Quantum Computer Programming Language

Scientists around the world have been dabbling in quantum computing for years, but most of the work has been focused on creating a reliable medium for running quantum...

The Ataribox Will Be AMD-Powered, Cost at Least $250

When Atari announced its upcoming “Ataribox” earlier this year, it was a fairly transparent attempt to cash-in on the retro gaming craze that Nintendo kicked off...

Scientists Learn How Your Cells Help Influenza Evolve Faster

As we head into flu season, new batches of vaccines are being produced that will hopefully protect against this year’s most common strains of the virus. Even if you...

Critical Zero-Day Flaw in macOS Reveals Passwords in Plaintext

Apple just released the latest version of macOS, dubbed High Sierra, but the OS has a critical flaw zero-day flaw that allows rogue applications to export passwords in...

IBM z14 Mainframe CPUs to Use 14nm FinFET SOI Design

When GlobalFoundries bought IBM’s semiconductor business two years ago, it signed a number of agreements to continue to manufacture IBM hardware and to provide...

Intel Core i9-7980XE Review: Reclaiming the Desktop Performance Crown

Last month, AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper 1950X slipped past Intel to claim the overall high-end performance crown for the first time in over a decade. Threadripper’s...

Volvo’s 2018 XC40 Lease Plan Puts You in a New SUV Every Year

Volvo will offer its just-announced 2018 XC40 subcompact SUV with the option of a yearly upgrade: One monthly lease payment gets you the car, maintenance, insurance, and...

iPhone X Production May Not Have Even Started Yet

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X earlier this month, it was immediately obvious which device had captured the public’s imagination. The reviews...