IBM Stuffs a Whopping 330TB of Data into a Tiny Cartridge

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IBM just announced a new record in data storage density — 201 gigabits per square inch on a magnetic tape.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253528-ibm-stuffs-330tb-data-single-tape-drive-cartridge?source=Computing

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AMD Threadripper Delidded, With a Multi-Core Surprise Under the Hood

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AMD’s Threadripper has a surprise underneath its IHS — and we’re just not referring to the company’s decision to use solder instead of thermal paste.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253248-amd-threadripper-delidded-multi-core-surprise-hood?source=Computing

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Samsung Wants to Triple Its Foundry Market Share in Just 5 Years

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Samsung has an ambitious plan to triple its server market share in just five years, but can the company pull it off?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253014-samsung-wants-triple-foundry-market-share-just-five-years?source=Computing

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Watch out, Nest — a new smart thermostat called Glas is coming for you

Microsoft just debuted its very own smart thermostat (the first that it’s created), and of course, it can be controlled via voice with Microsoft’s virtual assistant Cortana. No word yet on pricing or availability.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/20/watch-out-nest-new-smart-thermostat-called-glas-is-coming-for.html

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Kesha says she saw UFOs in the desert and it inspired a song on her new album

It’s not just fans of the “X-Files” who believe that “the truth is out there,” – music star Kesha also ascribes to that sentiment.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/13/kesha-says-saw-ufos-in-desert-and-it-inspired-song-on-her-new-album.html

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Google’s DeepMind Teaches AI to Navigate a Parkour Course

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A new research project from DeepMind shows just how far a learning AI can go by teaching a simulated humanoid how to navigate a parkour course.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/252242-googles-deepmind-teaches-ai-navigate-parkour-course?source=Computing

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BLAZING: 'Hyper Chariot' pods can travel 4,000 miles per hour

Need to travel 400 miles in eight minutes? Just hop in a Hyper Chariot pod, which uses roller coaster–type technology akin to the Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop train and will be able to travel up to 4000 miles per hour.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/10/blazing-hyper-chariot-pods-can-travel-4000-miles-per-hour.html

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E-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers, Could Encourage Them to Start Smoking

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E-cigarettes aren’t just an alternative to smoking — they’re also a way to run malware on a PC or potentially destroy it altogether.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250997-e-cigarettes-can-used-hack-computers-encourage-start-smoking?source=Computing

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Microsoft Issues Surprise Windows XP Patch to Protect From State-Sponsored Hackers

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The company has just released another patch for the aged OS, more than three years after ending support. It turns out unpatched Windows XP is a target of state-sponsored hackers.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250864-microsoft-issues-surprise-windows-xp-patch-protect-state-sponsored-hackers?source=Computing

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