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Emails show what happened before Missouri gov. falsely called journalist a “hacker”

Officials drafted statement thanking reporter, then threatened to prosecute him. Enlarge / Missouri Gov. Mike Parson speaks during a press conference on May 29, 2019 in Jefferson City, Missouri. (credit: Getty Images | Jacob Moscovitch.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaDec 3rd, 2021

Leaked benchmarks show Intel Arc Alchemist GPU performing like a GeForce RTX 3070 Ti

This week, a benchmark for an Intel graphics card appeared on Sisoftware, and it seems to compare favorably against Nvidia’s RTX 3070 Ti. The site scores the card in terms of stats like clock speed, GP compute (at multiple levels of precision), and.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago

Numbers show upcoming RTX 3050 isn"t worth it for mining

According to VideoCardz's Chinese sources, the RTX 3050 comes with Nvidia's Lite Hash Rate algorithm, which drops its hash rate from 20 megahashes per second to 12.5 MH/s, consuming only 75 watts. Twitter user @wxnod posted similar results in a separ.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago

People with this certain gene version less likely to develop severe COVID-19

The new results show that people with a specific version of a gene are less likely to develop severe COVID-19. Earlier research had identified a specific group of genes, called the OAS1/2/3 gene cluster, as being involved in the risk for severe COVID.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago

How to watch NASA’s update on James Webb’s arrival at L2

As the James Webb Space Telescope makes its final burn to enter its orbit around the sun, NASA will broadcast a Science Live show about the event......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 2 min. ago

Wearable Sensors Track Hand Use in Amputees

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have developed a system to track hand use in people with a hand prosthesis or patients who have undergone a hand transplant. The technology tracks movement in the hands and arms, and helps to monitor.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Automatic Blood Smear Preparation for Reliable Malaria Diagnosis

Researchers at Cambridge and Bath universities in the UK, along with colleagues at the Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania, have created two devices, called autohaem, that assist in creating blood smears, a common technique for diagnosing malaria. A.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

League of Legends Twitch Channel Hits 1Bn Views

Riot Games’ Twitch channel, has hit the 1-billion-viewer mark. The channel, which primarily streams League of Legends matches, is the first of its kind to have so many views. Unlike YouTube channels, Twitch channels show the number of users watch.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Firefox to Alert You If Your Accounts Were Breached

Firefox announced that it plans to integrate a security feature into the web browser that only 1Password users can benefit from at the moment. The feature will be called Firefox Monitor. The security tool will be directly connected to Have I Been Pwn.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Chrysler Airflow Concept Heralds Brand’s EV Transition

Don’t look now, but Chrysler is loading up to go all-electric by 2028. At this month’s CES 2022 show in Las Vegas, the brand revealed the new Chrysler Airflow Concept and announced plans for its first EV by 2025. Stellantis Moves Toward Electric.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

AI models are becoming better at answering questions, but they’re not perfect

The Allen Institute has released a model called Macaw that can answer questions ostensibly more accurately than OpenAI's GPT-3. The Allen Institute has released a model called Macaw that can answer questions ostensibly more accurately than OpenAI.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

AI Weekly: Watson Health and semi-autonomous driving failures show the dangers of overpromising AI

AI technologies can fall short of their promise, as news from this week about Watson Health and semi-autonomous driving systems showed. AI technologies can fall short of their promise, as news from this week about Watson Health and semi-autonomou.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

The Log4Shell vulnerability: A postmortem

It's essential to reflect on what happened with the Log4Shell vulnerability, what went well, and, critically, what could have gone better. It's essential to reflect on what happened with the Log4Shell vulnerability, what went well, and, criticall.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Our Best Bets against COVID

Early studies show that to fight new variants like Omicron boosters are necessary -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Apple TV+ orders Godzilla and Titans original live-action series

Apple’s streaming platform has ordered a new live-action series from the popular MonsterVerse franchise. The idea is to bring an original Godzilla and Titans show produced by Legendary Television to Apple TV+. more… The post Apple TV+ o.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Take a look inside your new MacBook Pro with these schematic wallpapers

After unveiling a stunning collection of schematics wallpapers last month for iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 devices, The Basic Apple Guy is back with more. This time, the wallpapers are designed to show the inside of the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pr.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Three Large Studies Show COVID Vaccines Fight Omicron - With Booster Shots

"Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots," reports the Associated Press: They are the first large U.S. studies to look at vac.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

James Webb is ready to settle into its new home: Lagrange Point L2

Webb is set to arrive at its new home on Monday: A location almost one million miles away called L2, or the second Sun-Earth Lagrange point......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

This 22-year-old builds chips in his parents’ garage

Sam Zeloof's creations show what’s possible for small-scale silicon tinkerers. Enlarge / Sam Zeloof completed this homemade computer chip with 1,200 transistors, seen under a magnifying glass, in August 2021. (credit: Sam Kang).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

The Metaverse Ideas From CES 2022 That We’re Most Excited – and Confused – About

The Consumer Electronics Show was dominated by metaverse talk. Here are the products that were debuted, from bodysuits to NFT TVs. A version of this article was published in TIME’s newsletter Into the Metaverse. Subscribe for a wee.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Controversial Investment Guru Cathie Wood Wants to Help You Trust the Stock Market Again

(To receive weekly emails of conversations with the world’s top CEOs and business decisionmakers, click here.) Cathie Wood is CEO, CIO and founder of ARK Invest, a closely watched investment fund known for its prescient high risk, high reward s.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022