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Microwave Tech Could Produce 40 TB Hard Drives in the Near Future

a few hours ago

We’re all generating data faster than storage providers can keep up, and that problem is only going to get worse. On Friday, Western Digital announced a potential game changer that promises to expand the limits of traditional HDDs to up to 40TBs using a microwave-based write head, and the company says it will be available […]

Games developer Supersolid raises $4M Series A round led by Index Ventures

yesterday

Supersolid, a London-based mobile games developer with more than 50 million downloads under its belt, is best known for the smash hit games like Super Penguins, Adventure Town and Pororo Penguin Run. It was created by a team of highly experienced mobile and social games veterans with backgrounds in EA, Playfish, Glu and Macrospace. That […]

Facebook’s takeout tool brings Chipotle, Papa John’s to your doorstep

yesterday

Facebook unveils standalone VR headset, Oculus Go Facebook is continuing its efforts to make sure you stay on the platform for as long as possible. It doesn’t even want you to take a break to order dinner. That’s why the social network announced on Friday a new tool that lets you order takeout directly from […]

Airbnb’s home-hotel hybrid will open in Florida next year

a day ago

While Airbnb continues to grow its number of hosts and guests on the platform, sending the hotel industry into a frenzy, landlords and building owners don’t share the same enthusiasm for the home-sharing platform as Airbnb users. But the company has a new plan that gets each party on board with home-sharing. The company is […]

Microwave breakthrough helps boost hard drive sizes

a day ago

Microwave breakthrough helps boost hard drive sizes 13 October 2017 From the section Technology Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook […]

Apple Watch saves man from pulmonary embolism | Cult of Mac

a day ago

Apple Watch is literally a lifesaver. Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac Wearing an Apple Watch has become the difference between life and death for a New York man who never expected that buying one could save his life. James Green, a 28-year-old from Brooklyn, describes himself as a serial data tracker. When he bought the […]

How Power Grid Hacks Work, and When You Should Panic

a day ago

In 2017, it can sometimes seem like power grids are practically crawling with digital intruders. Over just the last four months, news has emerged that Russian hackers penetrated a nuclear power plant, that the same group may have had hands-on access to an American energy utility’s control systems, that another group of Kremlin hackers used […]

This map will change how you see the world’s tech titans 

a couple of days ago

Chinese unicorns are on the rise. Unicorns – privately owned tech start-ups with a value of more than $1 billion – are powerful forces of disruption, wherever they are found. California’s Silicon Valley remains dominant breeding ground for billion-dollar start-ups, but China is catching up fast. So far this year, 46 global technology companies have […]

Turo used by California couple to pay for Tesla buys

a couple of days ago

Min and Chad Hurin pose with their Model X and Model S vehicles. Courtesy of Chad Hurin Turo has allowed Chad and Min Hurin to pay for two Teslas with cash to spare. The couple owns a Model S and a Model X which they rent out using the app. Damage is covered by insurance, and […]

Antarctica ice hole: How did it get there?

a couple of days ago

CLOSE There’s a giant hole in Antarctica and scientists aren’t sure why. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) reports. Buzz60 The polynya is the dark region of open water within the ice pack.(Photo: NASA Worldview)   A huge, mysterious hole has been spotted in sea ice near Antarctica, researchers reported this week.  The hole, which was detected […]

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