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Last Build Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:31:30 +0000

 



AMD may license its Radeon graphics IP to Intel for use in desktops, high performance computing

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:31:30 +0000

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There's a rumor going around that AMD and Intel may have inked a deal to put Radeon graphics IP in future Intel CPUs. There are still more questions than answers, but this could be a positive development for both companies.

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How to set up DIY video monitoring for home or office — subscription free

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:24:37 +0000

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Plug-and-play video monitoring cameras are all the rage, but most of them lock you into a proprietary and expensive backend. With a little extra effort, you can create your own monitoring system, with the devices you choose.

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Pebble confirms it is shutting down, devs and software acquired by Fitbit

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:42:32 +0000

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Pebble is shutting down, and Pebble owners are out of luck.

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ET deals: Dell PowerEdge T130 dual-core server for $229

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:00:26 +0000

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If you're looking to snag a nice barebones server on the cheap, check out today's deal from Dell. The PowerEdge T130 will take a bit of DIY effort to get it up and running, but since this model costs less than 230 bucks, that's definitely a worthwhile compromise.

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The Last Guardian performs poorly on the base PS4

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:15:00 +0000

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This week, PS4 players finally get an opportunity to play The Last Guardian -- the third game to be lead by famed auteur Fumito Ueda. It's been a long nine years since development began, but it's better late than never.

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Virgin Galactic’s new VSS Unity spacecraft completes test flight

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:30:57 +0000

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Virgin Galactic is exercising caution after a 2014 crash killed a pilot.

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Take a look inside SOFIA, NASA’s flying telescope

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:57:30 +0000

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Leaner than a space telescope, better than a publicity stunt, SOFIA is NASA's long-haul flying telescope. Check it out!

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NextEV aims to leverage Formula E racing tech to take on Tesla

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:24:46 +0000

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Formula E has aimed to be an R&D resource for automakers. Chinese startup NextEV will be one of the first to benefit if it can turn its track-winning technology into a mainstream crossover EV.

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VW’s 13th brand: Moia, for ride-hailing (and maybe self-driving) electric shuttles

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:41:26 +0000

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VW's 13th brand will provide mobility services, starting in Germany. Initially, they'll be human-driven VWs. Later, they'll be self-driving, using Moia-branded vehicles.

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