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The Royal Navy’s largest-ever warship comes home for the first time

The Royal Navy’s largest-ever warship came home today for the first time, as HMS Queen Elizabeth entered her new homeport of Portsmouth. The 65,000-tonne (71,650-ton) aircraft carrier was met early this morning by flag-waving crowds and a fly-past of Fleet

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The Royal Navy’s largest-ever warship comes home for the first time

The Royal Navy’s largest-ever warship came home today for the first time, as HMS Queen Elizabeth entered her new homeport of Portsmouth. The 65,000-tonne (71,650-ton) aircraft carrier was met early this morning by flag-waving crowds and a fly-past of Fleet

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Google acquires AIMatter, maker of the Fabby computer vision app

 Computer vision — the branch of artificial intelligence that lets computers “see” and process images like humans do (and, actually, often better than us), and then use those images to help run programmes — is at the heart of how

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Nvidia invests in Chinese autonomous trucking startup TuSimple

 Nvidia has invested in TuSimple, the graphics card maker revealed today. It’s investing in a $20 million round led by Sina, the Chinese check giant behind Weibo, and it’s also providing TuSimple with Nvidia tech to power its self-driving platform,

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Rackspace introduces data privacy and protection service for GDPR compliance

Businesses struggling to get their operations in order before the GDPR kicks in in May 2018 have been given a welcome helping hand from Rackspace. The company has revealed the launch of a new Privacy and Data Protection (PDP) offering which will

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Roku cracking down on channels offering pirated content

Kodi is under the spotlight for third-party add-ons that allow pirated content, but it’s far from being the only way for users to view illegal TV shows and movies. Roku has a feature called ‘private channels’ (also referred to as

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This system can tell if a 3D printer has been hacked

Like pretty much any other computer-controlled device, 3D printers can be maliciously hacked. Given that they’re now creating items such as aircraft parts and medical implants, the results of a compromised print job could be catastrophic – particularly if the

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This system can tell if a 3D printer has been hacked

Like pretty much any other computer-controlled device, 3D printers can be maliciously hacked. Given that they’re now creating items such as aircraft parts and medical implants, the results of a compromised print job could be catastrophic – particularly if the

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ViewSonic VP2785-4K 27-inch UHD display has 99 percent Adobe RGB, HDR10, USB-C

There is no shortage of ultra high definition (UHD) monitors nowadays. Prices for 4K displays have dropped dramatically over the last few years, making them affordable for many home consumers. Heck, there are even some monitors with even higher resolutions now. While

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New glass blocks may be a clear choice for solar power

Buildings have a lot of surface area that’s exposed to sunlight, so why just stop at rooftop solar panels? We’ve already seen solar energy-harvesting windows, and of course Tesla’s solar roof. Thanks to research being carried out at the University

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New glass blocks may be a clear choice for solar power

Buildings have a lot of surface area that’s exposed to sunlight, so why just stop at rooftop solar panels? We’ve already seen solar energy-harvesting windows, and of course Tesla’s solar roof. Thanks to research being carried out at the University

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The Arctic will house the world’s biggest data center

The world’s largest data center is set to be built in the Arctic Circle. Kolos, the firm behind the project, has chosen the site, in the Norwegian town of Ballangen, due to the abundance of local hydropower and the chilled air which

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Daily Cartoon: Wednesday, August 16th

Emily Flake’s Daily Cartoon considers the difference between right and wrong, according to President Donald Trump. Go to Source

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Another ‘Game of Thrones’ episode leaked early via a partner

 HBO’s international partners and affiliates should be extra careful going forward: For the second time in a little over two weeks, one of them was responsible for the early leak of an episode before its official airing. Episode 6, which

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ESPN’s Apple TV app now lets you watch four games at once

 ESPN today rolled out a new version of its Apple TV app that introduces the ability to watch four live simultaneous streams which can be displayed on the screen at the same time. The feature takes advantage of Apple TV’s

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The Hairless Are Careless

Colin Barrett’s flash-fiction story about three Irish factory workers and their chance encounter with a bald man. Go to Source

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Samsung steps on the gas for super-fast T5 SSD storage

Data hungry folks looking for pocket-friendly storage for 4K videos, uncompressed RAW stills or detailed CAD files may have a friend in Samsung, with the release of the T5 portable SSD. Designed to satisfy the appetites of content creators, businesses

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Samsung steps on the gas for super-fast T5 SSD storage

Data hungry folks looking for pocket-friendly storage for 4K videos, uncompressed RAW stills or detailed CAD files may have a friend in Samsung, with the release of the T5 portable SSD. Designed to satisfy the appetites of content creators, businesses

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Enterprises still struggle with password policies

Passwords and their effectiveness is a subject that continues to come under the spotlight, particularly with the publication of a recent United States National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) document recommending a move to passphrases. Security awareness training specialist

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Google adds pollen forecasts to searches

A lot of people like to know what the weather is going to be like, but if you suffer from hay fever it can be all the more important to know what to expect. To make life a little easier

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