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Dutch researchers pull almost 43Gbit per second over a ray of light

An experiment by scholars at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands has demonstrated a wireless network based on infrared rays that can move data at speeds of 42.8Gbps.The system, which is the work of new Ph.D recipient Joanne O.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldMar 17th, 2017

Bits: Daily Report: AlphaGo Wins Again

In the second match of a three-game series on Thursday, the computer program beat the 19-year-old Chinese prodigy Ke Jie in the strategy board game Go......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Tech makes dirty water drinkable — with a little help from carbon dioxide

A multidisciplinary team of researchers have developed a new method of making water drinkable -- by counterintuitively mixing it with carbon dioxide, which is normally considered a pollutant. The post Tech makes dirty water drinkable — with a l.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

XFX RX 570 4GB RS @ LanOC Reviews

After getting a good look at the RX 580 at launch and checking out a second card as well as Crossfire performance I took a little break from video cards but today I’m back to revisit the new 500 series cards. I’m going to check out the RX.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Mouse Review

Over the last few months, we have seen HyperX gradually enlarging its scope and manufacturing new products not typically associated with its brand. First was the award-winning Alloy FPS keyboard, and today we are looking at the company’s f.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

Polluted water can be made drinkable by blasting it with pressurized CO2

A multidisciplinary team of researchers have developed a new method of making water drinkable -- by counterintuitively mixing it with carbon dioxide, which is normally considered a pollutant. The post Polluted water can be made drinkable by blasting.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

Newly Discovered Vulnerability Raises Fears Of Another WannaCry

A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by WannaCry, which infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide, cybersecurity researchers said o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 42 min. ago

Oettinger’s 500hp Volkswagen Golf R has us longing for a trip to the Autobahn

Volkswagen tuner Oettinger has introduced a pair of hot hatches based on the Volkswagen Golf. One of them is a 500-horsepower Golf R, and the second is a GTI with 380 horses under the hood. The post Oettinger’s 500hp Volkswagen Golf R has us lo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago

Baidu’s Deep Voice 2 text-to-speech engine can imitate hundreds of human accents

Baidu's Deep Voice 2, an AI-powered translation app, can almost perfectly imitate a human voice -- and generate hundreds of accents. All the more impressive, it only requires 30 minutes of sample audio. The post Baidu’s Deep Voice 2 text-to-spe.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Twilio jumps on the serverless bandwagon

News from the second day of Twilio’s annual developer conference, Signal. While yesterday’s big news focused around end-user functionality (in particular speech recognition and understanding), today’s news is more down in the weeds but no le.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  cwRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

Chef"D Gets $10M From Campbell"s Soup For Meal Kits

El Segundo-based Chef'D, which provides over 500 different meal kits for delivery to consumers, without a subscription, has raised $10M in a Series B funding, the company disclosed this week. The funding came from m Campbell's Soup Co. and FreshDirec.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

"Thousands" of known bugs found in pacemaker code

Thousands of bugs have been found in the code used to keep pacemakers functioning, say researchers.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News5 hr. 10 min. ago

Researchers create high-speed internet lane for when disaster strikes

Researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology have developed a new internet protocol to help emergency responders communicate without disruption when it's most vital to do so. The post Researchers create high-speed internet lane for when dis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 54 min. ago

Innovative tool allows students to learn Braille without instructors

Developed by researchers at the Harvard Innovation Lab, the Read Read uses a combination of tactile and audio feedback to teach the alphabet for people who don’t have access to teachers. The post Innovative tool allows students to learn Braille wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 10 min. ago

Google AI AlphaGo Wins Again, Leaves Humans In the Dust

Google's AlphaGo has defeated the world's best Go player in the second out of three games, scoring an overall win for the artificial intelligence algorithm in the fiendishly complex board game. CNET adds: The human gave it his all. "Incredible," wrot.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 26 min. ago

Innovative tool teaches braille to students without instructors

Developed by researchers at the Harvard Innovation Lab, the Read Read uses a combination of tactile and audio feedback to teach the alphabet for people who don’t have access to teachers. The post Innovative tool teaches braille to students without.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 42 min. ago

Desktop Graphics Card Comparison Guide Rev. 35.0.

Covering almost 800 desktop graphics cards, this comprehensive comparison allows you to easily compare 24 different specifications for each and every card. If you need to find out about the specification of any card, just come over and chec.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News8 hr. 10 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy Book review: A better TabPro S, but not a laptop replacement

Still a bit too much compromise, even at just over $1,300. Video shot/edited by Jennifer Hahn. (video link) Samsung revamped one of its 2016 hybrids while simultaneously creating a challenger to Microsoft's Surface family. Last year's Gala.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago

Lian Li Launches PC-T70 Test Bench

Lian Li has been one of the few large case manufacturers to consistently offer test benches over the years, and they have now launched their newest model, the PC-T70. First unveiled at CES 2017, this new test bench was developed with feedback from P.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News9 hr. 26 min. ago

The New Microsoft Surface Pro – More Power, More Speed & More Battery Life

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro tablet is a vast improvement over the Surface Pro 4. You get the power and speed you need with a battery life that keeps you going all day long......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News9 hr. 34 min. ago

Market Value: Angry Over Zillow’s Home Prices? You Can Win a Prize by Improving Them

The overall accuracy of Zillow’s estimates has gotten better, and it’s now announcing a $1 million award to sharpen the company’s algorithm further......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News10 hr. 2 min. ago