Microsoft, Facebook Run Fastest-Ever Cable Underneath the Atlantic

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Microsoft, Facebook, and Telxius have completed the fastest undersea cable in the world years ahead of schedule. It’s fast, it’s long, and Microsoft says it’s as heavy as a bunch of whales. Also, we evidently measure things in whales now.

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Nikon D850 Field-Tested: Possibly the Best DSLR Ever

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While the Nikon D850 is not the fastest, or the highest-resolution, DSLR ever made, its combination of solid performance and stunning image quality makes it one of the best ever. I’ve been shooting with one since the day it came out, and so far I’m very pleased.

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IBM is bringing machine learning to a mainframe near you

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Machine learning is the fastest growing area of computer science, but it’s typically the domain of specialists. IBM aims to open it up to domain experts at its Enterprise customers to model their own data.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/244490-ibm-bringing-machine-learning-mainframe-near?source=Computing

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China retains its lead with the two fastest supercomputers in the world

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Today brings a new TOP500 list of the 500 fastest supercomputers in the world. And China still sits on top, with the number one and number two systems: Sunway TaihuLight and Tianhe-2.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/239377-china-retains-lead-fastest-supercomputers-world?source=Computing

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Meet the new world’s fastest supercomputer: China’s TaihuLight

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The Sunway TaihuLight is now the fastest system in the world, according to the twice-per-year TOP500 list, with a stunning Linpack benchmark result of 93 petaflops.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/230458-meet-the-new-worlds-fastest-supercomputer-chinas-taihulight

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Seagate unveils PCIe x16 SSD with 10GB/s bandwidth at Open Compute Summit

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Seagate is demonstrating what they claim is the fastest SSD on the market, with a 10GB/s maximum throughput speed. That would mean the SSD is fully capable of using a PCI-Express 3.0 bus — all 16 lanes of it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/224428-seagate-unveils-pcie-x16-ssd-with-10gbs-bandwidth-at-open-compute-summit

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Watch this guy hit 60 MPH on an electric longboard, set a world record, and crash

The extreme skateboarder already holds a world record for the fastest standing downhill skateboard run.

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The 370-mph 'bullet' fueled by batteries

World fastest electric car? Introducing the Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3, a 370 mph ‘bullet’ fueled by batteries.


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Study finds which US states have the 'fastest talkers'

Research by mobile advertising analytics company Marchex has ranked America’s “fastest talkers” and the results may surprise you.

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Apple's Safari browser turns 13 years old today

Article Image Steve Jobs unveiled the “Fastest Web Browser Ever Created for the Mac” this day back in 2003, introducing the Safari web browser that four years later would power a new kind of mobile browsing experience on iPhone.

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China’s Tianhe-2 is still the world’s fastest supercomputer, but Cray is on a resurgence

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It’s that time of the year again: TOP500 published its twice-annual list of the 500 fastest supercomputers in the world today, and it looks like China’s Tianhe-2 is still on top — and for the sixth consecutive time).

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218078-chinas-tianhe-2-is-still-the-worlds-fastest-supercomputer-but-cray-is-on-a-resurgence

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10 best 3D Touch apps for the iPhone 6s

So you bought yourself a shiny new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus. Congratulations, you now own the fastest smartphone on the planet, which according to our in-depth iPhone 6s review also provides the smoothest user experience in the world by a wide margin. Of course, Apple’s new iPhones are about much more than just speed and performance. There are a wide range of new features that make the new 6s and 6s Plus fantastic upgrades; in our review we said this was easily Apple’s biggest iPhone upgrade ever.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/12/10-best-3d-touch-apps-for-iphone-6s.html

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Samsung announces new 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM clocked at 4266MHz

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Samsung has announced new 12Gb LPDDR4 memory clocked at 4266MHz. It’s both the fastest and the most-dense memory you can buy today.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/213710-samsung-announces-new-12gb-lpddr4-dram-clocked-at-4266mhz

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Comcast: Soon, we'll offer America's fastest Internet

The fastest Internet speeds in America will soon be found in Atlanta, according to a Comcast blog post announcing its ultra-fast, 2-gigabits-per-second Gigabit Pro service.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/03/comcast-soon-well-offer-america-fastest-internet/

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China's online users more than double entire U.S. population

The world’s most populous country also has the largest — and fastest growing — online population, but the Chinese user experience is very different than the rest of the world.

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Adreno-powered Nexus 6, Galaxy Note 4 deliver poor graphics performance vs. iPhone 6 Plus

Despite using one of the fastest Qualcomm mobile Application Processors now available, Google’s new Nexus 6 and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 fall flat in running GPU intensive apps and games–particularly in comparison to Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus.



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