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May 23, 2024


How Solar Generators Can Keep Your Gadgets Powered While Camping

A solar generator is basically just a portable power station with portable solar panels attached to it so you can recharge the battery from anywhere the sun shines. Cindy Shebley / Getty Images.

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Qualcomm Bets on AI to Knock Intel From PC Perch

Chip equipment maker ASML Holding NV and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. have discussed ways to disable the most advanced machinery to produce semiconductors if China invades the island of Taiwan. The “kill switch” can remotely shut …

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6 New Baby Products I’m Super-Excited About as a New Mom

I knew I had my dream job when I stepped onto the floor of the 2024 ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas last week. Call me a total dork, but even after two exhausting days in which I didn’t hydrate nearly enough, I could have spent an additional two days …

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Boeing Starliner historic crewed launch delayed again indefinitely

Starliner spacecraft sits atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on May 7, after the planned launch of the Boeing Crew Flight Test was scrubbed. Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

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Spaceflight Now

NASA, Boeing and ULA announce June 1 as new target date for Starliner’s Crew Flight Test

NASA is looking at the start of June for its next attempt to launch its astronauts, Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams, on board Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft. The announcement came last Wednesday night in a blog post, stating that June 1 will be the …

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Fast Company

Nvidia is ready to storm Intel’s PC market

The Copilot+ PC, said Huang, “opens up opportunities for system innovation even for PCs.” Now, the first Copilot+ PCs are using not Intel CPUs but chips from Qualcomm. Microsoft chose to lead …

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Privacy experts sound the alarm over Microsoft’s latest AI tool

A demonstration of Microsoft’s Recall feature on a Surface Pro is pictured following the Microsoft Briefing event in Redmond, Washington on May 20, 2024. Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images.

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China’s Honor will have Google AI features, including Gemini, on its upcoming smartphones

Chinese smartphone maker Honor said on Wednesday it will bring Google’s artificial intelligence features to its upcoming devices. A spokesperson for the Chinese firm told CNBC this would include Google’s AI assistant Gemini, as well as Imagen 2, …

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The New York Times

C. Gordon Bell, Creator of a Personal Computer Prototype, Dies at 89

C. Gordon Bell, a technology visionary whose computer designs for Digital Equipment Corporation fueled the emergence of the minicomputer industry in the 1960s, died on Friday at his home in Coronado, Calif. He was 89. The cause was pneumonia, …

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Microsoft collaboration launches whole-slide AI model for digital pathology

A digital pathology collaboration between Microsoft, the University of Washington and Providence health network aims to overcome a few of the obstacles to fully implementing artificial intelligence in the field of cancer diagnostics—and in some cases, …

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