15 Oct 2019
TechBits

1. Google updates its Titan security keys with USB-C Google has revealed its latest Titan security key — and it’s now compatible with USB-C devices. The latest Titan key arrives just weeks after its closest market rival Yubico — which also manufactures the Titan security key for Google —…

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14 Oct 2019

1. Google’s upcoming Pixelbook Go laptop Yet more details are emerging about the hardware Google LLC will unveil at its New York product event next Tuesday. The company is expected to debut the Pixel 4 and, with it, a successor to the 2017 Pixelbook laptop, the specifications of which…

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09 Oct 2019

1. Artificial Compound Lens inspires by mosquito eye could lead to New Vision Systems Anyone who’s tried to swat a pesky mosquito knows how quickly the insects can evade a hand or fly swatter. The pests’ compound eyes, which provide a wide field of view, are largely responsible for…

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03 Oct 2019

1. Windows 10X introduced by Microsoft for dual-screen devices At its annual Surface hardware event in New York, Microsoft today announced the expected set of updates to its existing hardware lineup. The biggest surprise, though, was surely the announcement of the company’s dual-screen Surface Neo, which will go on…

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01 Oct 2019

1. Microsoft’s Azure cloud-based Windows Virtual Desktop now generally available Microsoft Corp. made its Azure-based Windows Virtual Desktop service generally available globally today, delivering on a promise it first made in December. WVD allows enterprises to give their employees access to virtualized applications and remote desktops anywhere, anytime. The…

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27 Sep 2019
Next Generation Robots

1. Alibaba increases AI capabilities with homemade Hanguang 800 chip Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. today pulled back the curtains on the Hanguang 800, a homegrown chip optimized for artificial intelligence that already helps power some of its services. The Chinese e-commerce firm joins an existing list of tech giants…

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19 Sep 2019

1. GitHub automates vulnerability discovery with Semmle code analysis engine Software development platform GitHub Inc. is making it easier for security researchers to identify vulnerabilities in the code it hosts after acquiring a company called Semmle Ltd. Semmle has built what GitHub says is a “revolutionary code analysis engine”…

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29 Aug 2019

1. Autonomous air transport startup Elroy Air completes first flights of large cargo VTOL SF-based Elroy Air hopes to transform bulk air cargo shipping with its “Chaparral” vertical take-off and landing craft, the first version of which will be able to carry 250 pounds of cargo as far as…

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27 Aug 2019

1.SpaceX ‘Starhopper’ rocket test: How to watch the next attempted launch Elon Musk’s Starship prototype dubbed “Starhopper” did no hopping as planned on Monday, but SpaceX is setting up to try again Tuesday afternoon. Monday’s planned Starhopper hop was delayed for two hours then aborted as the launch clock…

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21 Aug 2019

1. Chiplet designs lead the way in high performance computing For more than five decades, Moore’s Law has governed the pace of innovation in the semiconductor industry – driving evolution in the computing space from the early desktops and laptops to cloud computing and Internet of Things today. Every…

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