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Apple Ordered to Pay $506 Million in CPU Patent Dispute

Posted on 07/26 23:04 in Shows | 0

In 2015, a jury found Apple had infringed on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and hit the company with a $234 million verdict for infringement.Two days ago, a judge more than doubled the amount Apple had to pay, resulting in total charges of $506 million.

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TSA Will Now Screen All Electronics 'Larger Than a Cell Phone'

Posted on 07/26 22:10 in Shows | 0

The organization has announced that it will now begin screening all devices larger than a cell phone on all flights, foreign and domestic.The TSA notes that it has already tested the program in 10 airports, and will now roll it out nationally.

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Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans

Posted on 07/26 20:22 in Shows | 0

As the auto industry shifts from sedans to crossovers, SUVs, and pickups, some pretty decent sedans from GM and others will be end-of-lifed.When the Chevrolet Impala arrived four years ago, it became our Editors’ Choice.

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USB 3.2 Doubles the Speed of Cables You Already Have

Posted on 07/26 18:34 in Shows | 0

The latest USB 3.That’s what the USB-IF is promising for its newly announced USB 3.

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Gaming Rules! » Episode 49 – Manorcon & Blind Playtesting

Posted on 07/26 17:46 in Shows | 0

Podcast 49 was recorded at Manorcon XXXXV where I am joined by Matt Evans from Creaking Shelves to talk about the games he has been playing.For more Gaming Rules!

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NASA Has Supersonic Ideas That Could Cut Your Flight Time in Half

Posted on 07/26 17:39 in Shows | 0

Ever since 1973, the FAA has set a ceiling on the maximum speed of aircraft traveling over US soil.At farther ranges, they sound like mortar bombs from fireworks, and can wreak similar havoc on both pets and farm animals.

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Toyota Unveils Solid-State Battery Design for EVs

Posted on 07/26 15:51 in Shows | 0

Now, Toyota is apparently hoping to leapfrog its competitors and introduce a solid state lithium-ion battery.According to the Japanese newspaper Chunichi Shimbun (via Reuters), Toyota wants to bring solid-state electrolyte batteries to market by 2022, with a charge time measured in minutes.

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AMD Beats Q2 2017 Expectations on Strong Ryzen, Epyc Sales

Posted on 07/26 14:04 in Shows | 0

This was a significant quarter for AMD, because it marked the first quarter of full availability for the Ryzen CPU family.24x from Q1 2017.

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Adobe to Kill Flash Plugin by 2020

Posted on 07/25 22:45 in Shows | 0

There was a time when Adobe Flash powered almost anything on the internet that moved.” Over on the Android side, Google and Adobe made a go of getting Flash working on smartphones and tablets.

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Patch 7.3 PTR - Build 24651

Posted on 07/25 22:28 in Shows | 0

There will be some logic attached to the Restoration Druid 4-piece set bonus for it to prioritize anyone except the Druid while Ysera's Gift is healing much more frequently.If only the Druid is injured, it should still heal the Druid.

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Roomba Maker Wants to Sell Maps of Your Home to Google, Amazon

Posted on 07/25 21:52 in Shows | 0

Now iRobot, which manufactures the Roomba, wants in on the action and plans to monetize the information its robots gather when they vacuum your carpet and/or chase the cat.“There’s an entire ecosystem of things and services that the smart home can deliver once you have a rich map of the home that the user has allowed to be shared,” Angle told Reuters.

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You Can Now Visit the International Space Station in Google Street View

Posted on 07/25 20:58 in Shows | 0

Now, it’s getting Street View data for a place where there are no streets — the International Space Station.With the help of the station’s crew, Google has rolled out an interactive version of the station in Google Maps, which you can explore right now.

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LFR ToS Wing 3 Open, Drugon, PTR Build, World Quest Bonus Event, Arathi Blizzard

Posted on 07/25 19:39 in Shows | 0

Get out your best map and plan your route across every part of the Broken Isles, as this is a great time to immerse yourself in World Quests.All week, open your map (default hotkey: m) and then select any of the five main Broken Isles zones to consider the World Quests available to you.

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ET Deals: Get an Extra 10% When You Sell Your Gadgets on Decluttr

Posted on 07/25 17:21 in Shows | 0

It’s an excellent way to quickly sell your gear online, and right now you can even get an extra 10% when you sell your gadgets by August 25th.While you’re inputting your gadgets into the site, you’ll see an offer based on the model and condition of your gear.

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The First App Store For Your DNA Is Here

Posted on 07/25 17:21 in Shows | 0

Some new insights might be added over time, but there’s not much else you can do with that genetic data.A startup called Helix is counting on people being curious enough to drop cash in its DNA app store on a regular basis.

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New Private World of Warcraft Server Crushed By Blizzard Within Hours of Launch

Posted on 07/25 16:27 in Shows | 0

Last week, we discussed the upcoming private server Felmyst, its dedication to preserving the Burning Crusade as it existed as of Patch 2.Even last week, we were concerned that Blizzard might not go for this new implementation, any more than it’s gone for any of the high-profile private servers — and this seems to have been exactly what happened.

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Samsung Wants to Triple Its Foundry Market Share in Just 5 Years

Posted on 07/25 14:38 in Shows | 0

Jung, executive vice president and head of Samsung’s foundry division, has now told the press that the firm wants a 25 percent share of contract manufacturing.But there’s an interesting discrepancy between Samsung’s overall position in the market and its specific position in contract manufacturing.

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Microsoft's Next HoloLens Will Contain an AI Coprocessor

Posted on 07/25 13:44 in Shows | 0

Ever since Microsoft announced HoloLens, the company has kept its presentations and information on the mixed-reality glasses and ecosystem isolated as more of a developer curiosity than a mass market product.But it’s also made it harder to track improvements to the technology that underlies HoloLens, including Microsoft’s Holographic Processing Unit, or HPU.

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Python Tops 2017's Most Popular Programming Languages

Posted on 07/24 22:21 in Shows | 0

Given this, periodic efforts have been made to rank the most important and popular languages over time, to give more insight into where’s the best place to focus one’s efforts.Previously popular languages like Ruby have fallen dramatically, which is part of why Swift has had the opportunity to rise.

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The SNES Classic Launch Is On Track to Be Another Disaster

Posted on 07/24 22:21 in Shows | 0

It’s all very bizarre, and it’s possible we’re headed for a very similar outcome with the upcoming SNES Classic.Like the NES Classic, the SNES Classic will come with an assortment of pre-installed games from the original console.

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