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Nvidia could create new cryptomining-specific graphics cards

Fears that RTX 3000 shortages are set to become even worse arrived a few weeks ago when Bitcoin hit $40,000. Compounding the problems is the 25 percent tax on graphics cards imported from China—mobos and GPUs had been granted exemption from import.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJan 15th, 2021

Visual Studio Code now runs natively on M1 Macs

App will be available either in universal or architecture-specific binaries. Enlarge / The 2020, M1-equipped Mac mini. (credit: Samuel Axon) Microsoft has released a new version of source-code editor Visual Studio Code that runs natively on Ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Tackling tumors with two types of virus

An international research group led by the University of Basel has developed a promising strategy for therapeutic cancer vaccines. Using two different viruses as vehicles, they administered specific tumor components in experiments on mice with cancer.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 49 min. ago

Samsung and Mastercard team up to create a payment card with a built-in fingerprint reader

In announcing the collaboration, the companies said that instead of having to enter in a PIN on a keypad, users would simply verify their identity using the fingerprint reader built into their cards......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 hr. 17 min. ago

Samsung and Mastercard are co-developing a safety-focused biometric payment card

In announcing the collaboration, the companies said that instead of having to enter in a PIN on a keypad, users would simply verify their identity using the fingerprint reader built into their cards......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 hr. 49 min. ago

RX 6700 XT vs. RTX 3070

AMD's recently announced 6700 XT is an alternative to Nvidia's RTX 3070 at around $500, but how do they compare? Here, we pit the RX 6700 XT vs. the RTX 3070......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 50 min. ago

RTX 3080 Ti, RTX 3070 Ti rumored to feature Ethereum mining limiter

When Nvidia revealed the RTX 3060, it said that new release drivers for the card can detect "specific attributes of the Ethereum cryptocurrency mining algorithm, and limit the hash rate, or cryptocurrency mining efficiency, by around 50 percent.".....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 17 min. ago

Turntable.fm Is Back From the Dead

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: It's rare that apps come back from the dead, but it seems like that may be what's happening with Turntable.fm, a site that let users create their own radio stations and DJ sets with music they curat.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Analyst: buying a high-end graphics card for mining would be "very foolish"

In JPR’s latest report on the PC market, it notes that “the pandemic has distorted all models and predictions as has the gold-rush in Ethereum.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics closes $3.6M for pension funds transparency platform

Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics has closed a £2.6 million ($3.6M) funding round for its platform, which aims to create greater transparency on fees in the long-term savings market, such as pensions and the wider asset management market. The £2.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Whatnot raises $20M for its livestreaming platform built for selling Pokémon cards and other collectibles

When I first wrote about Whatnot in February of last year, they were just getting started. Aiming to be the GOAT of collectible toys, they were focusing first on being the go-to trusted spot for buying and selling authenticated Funko Pop figurines. A.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

SpaceX Starlink factory in Texas will speed up production of Dishy McFlatface

Austin factory to create systems that improve SpaceX's high-volume manufacturing. Enlarge / The SpaceX Starlink satellite dish partway through a teardown. (credit: Ken Keither) SpaceX says it is building a factory in Austin, Texas, to design s.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

"Urban Sun is not intended to create a guaranteed safe space" says Studio Roosegaarde

Studio Roosegaarde's Urban Sun proposal to use ultraviolet lights to make outdoor spaces safer from Covid-19 can only be used at night and people still need to wear masks and observe social distancing, the designer has explained. Read more S.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

SpaceX plans Texas factory to help make Starlink dishes and Wi-Fi routers

Austin factory to create systems that improve SpaceX's high-volume manufacturing. Enlarge / The SpaceX Starlink satellite dish partway through a teardown. (credit: Ken Keither) SpaceX says it is building a factory in Austin, Texas to design sy.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Jungle Scout raises $110M, acquires Downstream Impact to help 3rd parties sell on marketplaces like Amazon

There has been a rapid proliferation of roll-up companies armed with wallets full of money to consolidate promising smaller merchants that sell on Amazon and other marketplaces, the idea being to create economies of scale to help them sell more effec.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Nvidia RTX 3070 Laptop vs Desktop GPU Review

The graphics processors inside the two products shown below have the same name: RTX 3070. One is destined for desktop PCs, and the other is a gaming laptop. But they don't even get close to delivering the same performance. What's going on here? Is th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Deliveroo confirms anticipated £8bn floatation in London, will be among first to use ‘dual shares’ structure

Food delivery start-up Deliveroo has today confirmed its £8bn ($11bn) stock market floatation in London, something which was on the cards previously. The eight-year-old company will use the “dual-class” innovation which has been introduced to th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Payfazz invests $30M in Xfers as the two Southeast Asian fintechs form Fazz Financial Group

Payfazz and Xfers, two startups that want to increase financial inclusion in Southeast Asia, announced today they have joined forces to create a new holding entity called Fazz Financial Group. As part of the deal, Payfazz, an agent-based financial se.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

AMD Unveils New Radeon RX 6700 XT Midrange GPU To Take On GeForce RTX 3060 Ti

MojoKid writes: AMD announced a new member of its Radeon RX 6000 series graphics card line-up today, dubbed Radeon RX 6700 XT. Based on AMD's RDNA 2 GPU architecture, the Radeon RX 6700 XT targets high frame rate 1440p gaming at max image quality wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Color blindness-correcting contact lenses

Imagine seeing the world in muted shades -- gray sky, gray grass. Some people with color blindness see everything this way, though most can't see specific colors. Tinted glasses can help, but they can't be used to correct blurry vision. And dyed cont.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

AMD shows why a GPU with 12GB of VRAM is essential for gaming performance

In a jab at Nvidia's decision to equip its flagship RTX 3080 with 10GB of VRAM, AMD showed how 12GB of RAM will help performance on its Radeon RX 6700 XT......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021