Day: December 12, 2018

MLPerf benchmark results showcase Nvidia’s top AI training times

For the first release of MLPerf, an objective AI benchmarking suite, Nvidia achieved top results in six categories. …read more Source:: ZDNet

This 45% off Kindle Paperwhite bundle includes wireless headphones and Audible

Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite is a distraction-free, single-purpose device that gives you a much better reading experience. With this deal, you can get it with a pair of wireless headphones and Audible and save about $115 altogether. It’s great a savings for either yourself or a loved one this holiday season. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Last gasp: Net neutrality activists scramble for votes in Congress – CNET

As time gets short to force action in the House, pressure mounts on telecom-backed Democrats. …read more Source:: CNet

Federal data privacy bill introduced by 15 US Senators – CNET

The proposal has industry support. …read more Source:: CNet

Electric Drift Trike Needs Water Cooling

Electric vehicles of all types are quickly hitting the market as people realize how inexpensive they can be to operate compared to traditional modes of transportation. From cars and trucks, to smaller vehicles such as bicycles and even electric boats, there’s a lot to be said for simplicity, ease of use, and efficiency. But sometimes…

FCC Gives Carriers the Option To Block Text Messages

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNET: The Federal Communications Commission said it’s getting tough on text message spam by clarifying that phone companies can block unwanted texts. At its monthly meeting Wednesday, the Republican-led agency voted 3-1 to classify SMS text messages as a so-called Title I information service under the Telecom Act….

Here’s 2018 in a nutshell for you… Russian super robot turns out to be man in robot suit

State TV can’t decide whether it was duped or not Video Every year Russia holds – and broadcasts on state television – a tech showcase of its latest products for an audience of hundreds of school kids.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Mary Poppins Returns review: A supercali-sequel with carpet bags of charm – CNET

Disney’s magical nanny narrative starring Emily Blunt is a sparkling reprisal of a classic. …read more Source:: CNet

U.S. Defense, Critical Infrastructure Companies Targeted in New Threat Campaign

McAfee finds malware associated with ‘Operation Sharpshooter’ on systems belonging to at least 87 organizations. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Geminid meteor shower and bright comet make for super sky show – CNET

One of the best displays of “shooting stars” and a close space snowball fly-by could make for some epic nights this week. …read more Source:: CNet