Intel’s Core i9-9900KS CPU can run all eight cores at 5GHz

It wouldn't be Computex if Intel didn't have some sort of geek-friendly CPU reve... G2Reader / kenmay /

Mexico City residents carry fake iPhones to turn over to muggers

An increase in armed muggings have caused a spike in sales of dummy smartphones that on first glance look real. (You can buy one from Amazon for around...

Elon Musk’s Boring Company Secures $48.6 Million Contract in Las Vegas Despite Embarrassing Demonstration...

The city of Las Vegas has approved a $ 48.6 million contract for Elon Musk’s Boring Company to build an underground transit line that’s scheduled to be completed...

Uber will deactivate riders with low ratings

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Stronger than aluminum, a heavily altered wood cools passively

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FDA safety scandal: 50K hidden reports of heart device malfunctioning

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How the World’s First Digital Circuit Breaker Could Completely Change Our Powered World

This week the world's first and only digital circuit breaker was certified for commercial use. The technology, invented by Atom Power, has been listed by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the...

Samsung chips promise secure 100W USB-C fast charging

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In A World First, Scientists Change Snail’s Shell-Coiling Direction With CRISPR

"Most snails are 'righties'. Now scientists have found genes that can change the shell coiling direction, " writes the New York Times. ( Non-paywalled version here ) ...

New Paper Confirms Near-Room-Temperature Superconductivity in Wild, Hydrogen-Rich Material

A team of physicists has published peer-reviewed <a href="https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2019/05/41586_2019_1201_OnlinePDF_300Eremets.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" onclick="window.ga('s... G2Reader / kenmay /