Day: March 22, 2019

Apple March 25 event: How to watch and what to expect – CNET

What we know so far about Apple’s TV series, subscription news service and everything else it could announce at its next launch event on Monday, March 25. …read more Source:: CNet

Game of Thrones gift-a-palooza: Shopping is coming – CNET

As the final season approaches, you can bring Westeros home with everything from autographed books to a Hodor doorstop and a Hand of the King bottle opener. …read more Source:: CNet

Pinterest files to go public – CNET

The social bookmarking site says it generated more than $755 million in revenue in 2018. …read more Source:: CNet

The US Desperately Needs a ‘Fiber For All’ Plan

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published a new report calling for a “fiber for all” plan to combat the broadband access crisis in the United States. Government data and independent analysis show we are falling behind the rest of the developed world in this area, and “the U.S. is the only country that believes having…

Google sparks online panic after its currency converter goes haywire for third time this year

Someone get that old FDIV-bugged Pentium out of web giant’s servers What’s that old saying? Ah, yes, it’s right here in Google’s corporate handbook: never apologize, never explain.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

MIT Develops Algorithm To Accelerate Neural Networks By 200x

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ExtremeTech: MIT researchers have reportedly developed an algorithm that can accelerate [neural networks] by up to 200x. The NAS (Neural Architecture Search, in this context) algorithm they developed “can directly learn specialized convolutional neural networks (CNNs) for target hardware platforms — when run on a massive image dataset…

This weekend’s solar storm is nothing next to what’s hit Earth before – CNET

A solar flare and coronal mass ejection from the sun this week will lead to a northern lights show Saturday, but we’re overdue for a more powerful blast. …read more Source:: CNet

Galaxy A90 with ‘Notchless Infinity Screen’ confirmed by Samsung – CNET

If there isn’t a notch, where do the front-facing cameras go? …read more Source:: CNet

Firefox and Edge Fall to Hackers on Day Two of Pwn2Own

Browsers Firefox and Edge take a beating on day two of the Pwn2Own competition. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Kid Rover Is Six Wheels Of Awesome

There are plenty of ways to go about learning to TIG weld. Most involve a series of practice parts making butt joints and welding together various sections of pipe. [Kris Temmerman] decided to go a little bit farther, however. The result is a kid rover that’s sure to be the envy of every neighbourhood child…