US military's 'Gremlin' program lets pilots launch and snag drones in midair

The U.S. military is developing a fairy-tale-inspired “Gremlin” program that aims to launch and retrieve drones in midair.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/28/us-militarys-gremlin-program-lets-pilots-launch-and-snag-drones-in-midair.html

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China, already dominant in supercomputers, shoots for an exascale prototype in 2017

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China is working on a prototype exascale (1,000-petaflop) system that it aims to complete by the end of this year, according to state media.

The post China, already dominant in supercomputers, shoots for an exascale prototype in 2017 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243025-china-already-dominant-supercomputers-shoots-exascale-prototype-2017?source=Computing

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AMD unveils Radeon FreeSync 2 initiative with lower latency, HDR support

AMD FreeSync 2

AMD’s new FreeSync 2 technology aims to accomplish much more than the original FreeSync did — but it’ll require more buy-in from multiple industry players as well.

The post AMD unveils Radeon FreeSync 2 initiative with lower latency, HDR support appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/242036-amd-unveils-new-freesync-2-initiative-lower-latency-hdr-support?source=Computing

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Stereolabs Linq aims to be the world’s first true ‘mixed-reality’ headset

Stereolabs Linq MR headset prototype

Stereolabs aims to turn your living room into a battlefield with its Linq mixed-reality headset

The post Stereolabs Linq aims to be the world’s first true ‘mixed-reality’ headset appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/239637-embargo-noon-eastern-stereolabs-linq-aims-worlds-first-true-mixed-reality-headset?source=Computing

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Sprint wants to bridge the digital divide for 1 million low-income high school students

On Tuesday, the Sprint Foundation announced an initiative that aims to tackle the digital divide by helping 1 million low-income students close the homework gap due to lack of access to technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/11/sprint-wants-to-bridge-digital-divide-for-1-million-low-income-high-school-students.html

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Sprint wants to bridge the digital divide for 1 million low-income high school students

On Tuesday, the Sprint Foundation announced an initiative that aims to tackle the digital divide by helping 1 million low-income students close the homework gap due to lack of access to technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/11/sprint-wants-to-bridge-digital-divide-for-1-million-low-income-high-school-students.html

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Kickstarter project offers external graphics for MacBooks — but is this the best option?

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A new Kickstarter project aims to bring external graphics to the MacBook and MacBook Pro — but is this the best way to do it?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/234422-kickstarter-project-offers-external-graphics-for-macbooks-but-is-this-the-best-option

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Lytro’s new Cinema camera will allow 3D movies to be shot using light fields

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Lytro aims to bring the same powerful light field technology to traditional movie makers that it is already planning to provide VR content creators

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/226386-lytros-new-cinema-camera-will-allow-3d-movies-to-be-shot-using-light-fields

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Adobe Experience Designer (XD) aims to make life easier for UI and UX designers

Adobe XD has UI kits for major app platforms
Adobe’s new Experience Designer (XD) aims to simplify and consolidate the mash-up of design and prototyping tools currently used by most User Experience designers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/224508-adobe-experience-designer-xd-aims-to-make-life-easier-for-ui-and-ux-designers

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Subgraph OS: A secure Linux for the non-technical user?

Subgraph Mail
Subgraph OS aims to provide an end point that’s “resistant against remote network exploitation,” that will run on low-powered notebook computers, and can be used (and presumably installed) by people who are not security experts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/223619-subgraph-os-a-secure-linux-for-the-non-technical-user

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Twitter rolls out its 'First View' promotional video service

Twitter has unveiled its new First View video service, which aims to help advertisers get their message to users on the social media site.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/09/twitter-rolls-out-its-first-view-promotional-video-service.html

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This Star Trek: The Next Generation Enterprise-D VR tour is a killer Unreal Engine 4 demo

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A new Unreal Engine 4 project aims to create a comprehensive tour of the ST:TNG Enterprise-D — without loading screens or immersion-breaking issues.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/214808-this-star-trek-the-next-generation-enterprise-d-vr-tour-is-a-killer-unreal-engine-4-demo

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Expanding the frontiers of computational thinking with Wolfram Language

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Building on the success of WolframAlpha, Stephen Wolfram now aims to bridge the power of its computation engine to the vast stores of data that exist on the Internet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/202908-expanding-the-frontiers-of-computational-thinking-with-wolfram-language

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