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GPU Prices Skyrocket, Breaking the Entire DIY PC Market
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:28:48 +0000 - GDDR5X-GPU

GPU prices are so high, they're killing the value proposition of building your own gaming PC.

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ET Deals: Discounted Online Courses from Udemy
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:00:02 +0000 - Udemy

If you love to learn, check out the outstanding classes at Udemy. Thousands of online courses are being discounted today, so you can invest in a new skill -- even if you're on a budget.

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NASA Is Developing a Compact Nuclear Reactor for Future Mars Habitats
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:02:03 +0000 - krusty

It's called KRUSTY (Kilopower Reactor Using Stirling Technology), and it's being ramped up to full power in a few weeks.

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OnePlus Says 40,000 Credit Card Numbers Were Stolen From Its Site
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:15:54 +0000 - op5t

It turns out a malicious script has been hiding on its website for about two months. 

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Top 10 Cars and Trucks of the 2018 Detroit Auto Show
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:40:11 +0000 -

Detroit celebrates the pickup truck with 3 major intros. Plus SUVs, a handful of new cars, and Nissan's amazing concept crossover.

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Spinning 3D Printer Could Be Key to Stronger Materials
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:15:03 +0000 -

Using a new rotating print head, the team has managed to precisely control the arrangement of microscopic fibers and give the finished object greater strength relative to its mass.

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FCC Backpedals, Won’t Cripple US Broadband Standard
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:07:32 +0000 - Mobile wireless cell tower

Ajit Pai has released an updated draft report ahead of the FCC's February meeting, indicating the government body won't try to redefine mobile and fixed broadband as essentially equivalent.

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MIPS Returns to Silicon Valley, Eyes Burgeoning AI Market
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:27:53 +0000 -

The custom CPU manufacturer MIPS has returned to its roots in Silicon Valley, and it's already plotting its comeback. Can the small CPU firm still find a place at the AI table?

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The 20 Best Free PC Games
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:46:00 +0000 - PC F2P

There are loads of free PC games out there, but many of them aren't worth your time. These will have you hooked for hours.

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Samsung Now Producing 16Gbit GDDR6 for Upcoming GPUs
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:30:07 +0000 - 16Gbit-DDR6

Samsung is ramping up production of GDDR6 with an 18Gbit clock and a new process node.

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