Computing
Computing

HPE confirms successful demonstration of memory-driven computer architecture

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been working on an ambitious research project known as The Machine for several years, and now the company has detailed a successful demonstration of the memory-driven computing concept that it hinges on.
Computing

U.K.’s ‘Snoopers Charter’ surveillance law will let 48 agencies view your web history

The United Kingdom's Parliament passed the controversial Investigatory Powers Bill, granting broad surveillance and interception powers to authorities despite opposition from groups like Amnesty.
Web

Sunday’s major internet outage in Germany was probably a botched hack attack

Nearly a million internet users in Germany were knocked offline for much of Sunday and Monday following what's believed to have been a failed effort to hijack customer routers for the Mirai botnet.
Computing

LG’s crazy high-resolution 5K 27-inch display arrives in December through Apple

Apple is currently listing LG Electronics' UltraFire 27-inch 5K display as becoming available in December. The company was seen taking pre-orders for $974, but as of the time of publication the option was grayed out.
Mobile

Struggling Samsung won’t split in two, but it’s throwing investors a bone

Samsung has announced a new shareholder return plan amid calls to split in two. While it has not confirmed the creation of a holding company just yet, it is exploring splitting in two as an option.
Computing

AMD’s new Radeon graphics driver preps PC gamers for ‘Watch Dogs 2,’ more

On Monday, AMD launched a new Radeon Software Crimson Edition driver optimized for Watch Dogs 2, which hits the PC on Tuesday. The new driver also resolves issues related to two games: The Division and Battlefield 1.
Computing

Apple needs to eject all the misleading junk on the Mac App Store, report says

A recent report indicates that Apple needs to thoroughly clean its Mac App Store, as it's currently cluttered with a number of misleading app listings. The report points to template bundles disguised as Microsoft Office apps, and more.
Computing

Apple signals the end of the line for some Macs by declaring them vintage, obsolete

Although Apple appears to be no slouch in terms of supporting its products, even it has to draw the line somewhere. Starting on December 31, a number of Apple Macs will be dropped from the support rolls and be officially declared as…
Computing

Nvidia’s new GeForce driver is perfect for ‘Watch Dogs 2’, ‘Dead Rising 4’, more

On Monday, Nvidia released a new GeForce Game Ready 376.09 driver for its graphics cards optimized for the upcoming games 'Watch Dogs 2', 'Dead Rising 4', and 'Steep'. 'Watch Dogs 2' arrives on PC on Tuesday.
Computing

Tresorit wants to protect activists and nonprofits with free encryption services

Tresorit, an encrypted cloud storage firm from Hungary, has launched a new nonprofit initiative that provides free encrypted storage subscriptions for activists to help their secure their data and protect themselves.
Virtual Reality

U.S. Navy reveals F-18 fighter simulator for VR powered by Nvidia's Quadro GPU

For the very first time, the U.S. Navy is demonstrating a F-18 cockpit simulator powered by Nvidia Quadro graphics for training pilots in virtual reality. A single server can play host to four simultaneous demos on the Oculus Rift and HTC…
Computing

Specs for Intel’s unlocked Core i3 processor leak– and they’re impressive

Following a price list leak, it appears that specs and Geekbench scores for Intel’s upcoming seventh-generation Core i3 processors might have hit the web ahead of the processor’s official unveiling.