A fracture-resistant cement could make mile-high skyscrapers possible

Nano-engineered fracture-resistant cement could one day be used to create a building 10 times as high as the world’s current tallest building, without being destroyed under its own weight.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/04/fracture-resistant-cement-could-make-mile-high-skyscrapers-possible.html

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Samsung Introduces 16Gbps GDDR6 Memory, 2GB Capacities

Samsung has announced new records for GDDR6 speeds and capacities–16Gbps per channel and 16Gb ICs. Building higher-bandwidth cards with fewer chips is a win for all involved.

The post Samsung Introduces 16Gbps GDDR6 Memory, 2GB Capacities appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258901-samsung-introduces-new-16gbps-gddr6-2gb-capacities?source=computing

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NAND Memory Caches Could Slash Data Center Power Consumption

Servers

A new method for building database caches from NAND could offer equal or better performance as DRAM, with a fraction the cost, power consumption, and dissipated heat.

The post NAND Memory Caches Could Slash Data Center Power Consumption appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254898-nand-memory-caches-slash-data-center-power-consumption-improve-performance?source=Computing

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This Is My Rig: David Cardinal’s PC Build for Photoshop

David Cardinal with 2017 Rig build

Building your own PC doesn’t really save you money any more, but rebuilding an old one can be satisfying and provide a nice bump in performance — in this case when I overhauled my primary Photoshop computer.

The post This Is My Rig: David Cardinal’s PC Build for Photoshop appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/249823-this-is-my-rig-cardinal-desktop-pc-build?source=Computing

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MIT announces successful 'print run' of first ever full-scale building

Researchers at MIT have developed a system with the capability to create a large-scale building using 3D-printing technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/10/mit-announces-successful-print-run-first-ever-full-scale-building.html

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The President has a secret air force in case of nuclear war?

“Ever since the 1960s, the United States has been building and equipping a special set of planes whose sole purpose has been to evacuate the president in the event of a nuclear war and allow him to command a war from wherever he may be.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/05/president-has-secret-air-force-in-case-nuclear-war.html

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Facebook is building a helicopter to help deliver internet access in emergencies

After building a solar-powered plane to help deliver internet access nearly two years ago, Facebook is once again building another aircraft to deploy the internet — this time, in the form of a helicopter.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/19/facebook-is-building-helicopter-to-help-deliver-internet-access-in-emergencies.html

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Facebook tightens privacy, bans developers from harnessing data for surveillance

Facebook, saying it is “committed to building a community where people can feel safe making their voices heard,” updated its privacy policies on Monday to state unambiguously that developers are forbidden from using its data to create surveillance tools.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/14/facebook-tightens-privacy-bans-developers-from-harnessing-data-for-surveillance.html

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WikiLeaks proposes database of verified Twitter users' info, sparks uproar

Wikileaks said it was considering building an online database containing personal information on verified Twitter users.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/09/wikileaks-proposes-database-verified-twitter-users-info-sparks-uproar.html

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Google Is Building A New Open-Source Operating System For Phones and Computers

Called “Fuchsia”

Google Is Building A New Open-Source Operating System…

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/google-is-building-new-open-source-operating-system-for-phones-and-computers?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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China has just finished building the world's largest alien-hunting telescope

Is there alien life out there? Now that it’s finished building its FAST radio telescope — the largest of its kind in the world — China hopes to find out.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/04/china-has-just-finished-building-world-largest-alien-hunting-telescope.html

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These drones will deliver blood and supplies across Rwanda

A California-based start-up is building drones to drop medical supplies in some of the most remote areas of Rwanda, putting the emerging technology where it can do some real good.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/13/these-drones-will-deliver-blood-and-supplies-across-rwanda.html

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