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Elon Musk: Google almost bought Tesla

Share This article A lot of people talk about Apple one day buying Tesla, but it turns out Google is the one that actually got close. First reported on Bloomberg, in an excerpt from Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the ...

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Light: Startup believes it can fit a DSLR into your phone, at a price

Share This article With Apple’s acquisition of array-camera startup Linx in the news this week, Palo Alto startup Light has quietly started leaking out information about its much-more-ambitious efforts in the same area. Claiming it can meld together the images ...

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Samsung, Nvidia will collaborate on 14nm GPUs — but on what process node?

Share This article Samsung’s foundry is having a darn good 2015. The Samsung Galaxy S6’s Exynos 7420 is the first chip built on the 14nm process, and early reviews suggest that the company’s decision to wait for its own homegrown ...

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Leaked details, if true, point to potent AMD Zen CPU

Share This article For more than a year, information on AMD’s next-generation CPU architecture, codenamed Zen, has tantalized the company’s fans — and those who simply want a more effective competitor against Intel. Now, the first concrete details have begun ...

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Engineer dads to the rescue: DIY glucose monitoring and the first true artificial pancreas

Share This article Getting just the right amount of insulin can be difficult for a diabetic. Not enough and blood sugar can soar, while too much insulin will quickly put you into a coma. For parents of young children coming ...

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Top tech cars at the 2015 New York Auto Show

Check this out! Lincoln and Cadillac used this week’s New York International Auto Show to renew their big-car rivalry, while other automakers unveiled a slew of midsize and compact sedans. Lexus showed the next version of its best seller, and ...

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Comcast speeds past Google Fiber with symmetrical 2Gbps service

Comcast may be evil incarnate in some ways, but it’s also rolling out some seriously fast hardware. Today the company announced that 2Gbps fiber service will be available to 1.5 million Atlanta customers beginning this month. Called Gigabit Pro, Comcast claims ...

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The best laptops for video editing: Which portable powerhouse should you buy?

With so many Blazing Fast laptops which one should you choose? Digital video editing has long been associated with giant towers packed with the most expensive computer parts available, and with good reason. Dark, musty rooms packed with tens of ...

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DARPA to re-invent GPS navigation without the use of satellites

Share This article The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled its plan for the future, and it’s a huge shift, marked by new goals in four main areas. Arguably the biggest change is its plan to reinvent complex military systems ...

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Congress considers Patriot Act repeal as FCC commissioner moves to block net neutrality

Share This article Two events worth noting took place this week on Capitol Hill. First, Representatives Mark Pocan (D-Wisc) and Thomas Massie (R-KY) reintroduced the Surveillance State Repeal Act (HR 1466). This bill would completely roll back all provisions of ...

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