The Weirdest Cars of the 2018 LA Auto Show
What better place than LA for a gathering of unusual and offbeat cars?
Curiosity’s Newly Dust-Free Penny Shows Strength of Martian Winds
We often hear about the dust storms and wind on Mars, but it's hard to visualize conditions on the ground when the planet's only inhabitants are robots. Today, the Curiosity rover has provided a handy visual example of how the wind blows on the red planet.
Western Digital Announces Plans for Its Own RISC-V Processor
Western Digital is plowing ahead with plans to introduce its own custom RISC-V design with a new custom CPU core based on the ISA.
Facebook Used Its VPN to Spy on Other Companies, Users
A new data dump from the UK Parliament shows that Facebook collected data from Android users without notification, cut off developers that it felt threatened its own business, and used its VPN to spy on users. Just another day.
Intel’s 7nm Process, EUV Injection Still on Track
According to Intel, its plans for 7nm remain on track and on schedule, despite significant delays to its 10nm ramp.
Qualcomm’s ‘Extreme’ Snapdragon 8cx CPU Could Power Your Next Laptop
Intel and AMD could be looking at some stiff competition in the processor game. Fresh off announcing its new Snapdragon 855 mobile chip, the company has announced the Snapdragon 8cx.
Seagate Announces It’s Successfully Built 16TB HAMR Drives
Seagate has announced the successful completion of a 16TB HDD built using HAMR (Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording) in its own internal labs.
Confirmed: Microsoft Will Move to Chromium-Based Edge Browser
Microsoft has wasted no time confirming the recent rumors: the Edge browser is dead. All hail the new Edge based on Google's open-source Chromium code
Russian Search Giant Yandex Releases Its First Android Phone
In Russia, the home-grown Yandex search platform beasts Google by a wide margin. The two companies have clashed over Google's control of Android, and now Yandex is taking advantage of Russia's favorable regulatory conditions to launch its own Android phone.
Google Confirms Allo Messaging App Is Shutting Down
Barely two years after launching its Allo chat app, Google has announced that Allo will shut down in the coming months.
TSMC’s 7nm Node Supposedly Running Below Capacity
TSMC's 7nm capacity may not be fully utilized in the first half of 2019, due to order cuts.
One More and Done: VW to Phase Out Combustion Engines
Automakers may be able to solve air pollution problems but not carbon dioxide emissions. So VW's next generation of combustion engines, launching in 2026, will be the last.