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CERN to Transport Antimatter in a Van to Study Neutron Stars

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:20:44 +0000

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Researchers at CERN have gotten comfortable with antimatter -- so comfortable, in fact, they're planning to load a billion antimatter particles into a van for a quick field trip.

The post CERN to Transport Antimatter in a Van to Study Neutron Stars appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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How Amazon Could Succeed in Overturning the Old Healthcare Model

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:20:44 +0000

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We round up some of the usual suspects from the health tech industry and look at how they're likely to play a role in the Bezos-Buffet-Dimon healthcare model.

The post How Amazon Could Succeed in Overturning the Old Healthcare Model appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Microsoft’s Windows on ARM Effort is Seriously Limited

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:30:50 +0000

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A new list of Windows 10 on ARM limitations has dropped. It's a doozy. Depending on your use case for the laptop, you might end up with your workflow hamstrung.

The post Microsoft’s Windows on ARM Effort is Seriously Limited appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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AMD Launches New Epyc, Ryzen Embedded CPUs

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:20:46 +0000

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AMD is launching new Ryzen and Epyc-based parts into the embedded market. The new chips are impressive, with high core counts in some cases and leading performance per $ in others.

The post AMD Launches New Epyc, Ryzen Embedded CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Retailers Leak Speeds and Prices on Upcoming Intel Coffee Lake Chips

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:30:02 +0000

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New CPUs from Intel are going to plug holes in the company's product line -- and some of that information has tipped up ahead of launch.

The post Retailers Leak Speeds and Prices on Upcoming Intel Coffee Lake Chips appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Google Rolls Out Google Pay Branding to Replace Android Pay

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:52:33 +0000

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Google's mobile payment platform has gone through almost as many revamps as its messaging apps, but maybe today will be the last one for a long time.

The post Google Rolls Out Google Pay Branding to Replace Android Pay appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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The Opportunity Rover Has Now Operated for 5,000 Martian Days

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:00:39 +0000

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This plucky little robot has just spent is 5,000th Martian day on the red planet. It was only supposed to last 90 Martian days.

The post The Opportunity Rover Has Now Operated for 5,000 Martian Days appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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ET Deals: Norton Core Connected AC2600 Secure Wi-Fi Router with One-Year Security Plus for $200

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:56:45 +0000

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If you're using the default wireless router that your ISP provides, you might be dealing with coverage issues. Certain rooms in your house might drop your connection, or the speed might be terrible. So if you're ready to upgrade to a better wireless router that doesn't compromise one iota on security, consider the Norton Core.

The post ET Deals: Norton Core Connected AC2600 Secure Wi-Fi Router with One-Year Security Plus for $200 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Samsung Launches Unreal 30TB SSD Capable of Holding Anything You Own

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:36:47 +0000

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Samsung has announced a new 30TB SSD designed for businesses and individuals who need an absolutely enormous amount of storage and can afford to pay for it.

The post Samsung Launches Unreal 30TB SSD Capable of Holding Anything You Own appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in Standby Mode After Battery Malfunction

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:15:40 +0000

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The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is an important tool for scientists studying the red planet. That's why NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory took aggressive action last week when the satellite reported a malfunction.

The post Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in Standby Mode After Battery Malfunction appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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