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China edges past U.S. for the first time in top supercomputer rankings

For the first time, the Top500 listing of the most powerful supercomputers in the world features more systems of Chinese origin than those that came from the United States.
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Samsung’s new solid-state drive hits 1TB mark, ships out next week

Next week marks the first time that Samsung has made a 1TB-plus NVME M.2 Solid-state drive available, and it's quite a doozy. Featuring the new Samsung Polaris controller, its specifications are stupendous without the price tag breaking the…
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Revealing the secrets of the Antikythera Mechanism: the world’s oldest computer

“What the Antikythera Mechanism has taught us is that ancient Greek mechanicians were able to design and build highly complex devices, on a remarkably small scale, on mathematical principles and serving a scientific agenda,”…
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One AA battery is all you need to run this 1,000 core processor

You might think a 1,000 core processor would need a lot of energy, but graduate students at UC-Davis have designed one that can run off a AA battery. It's the quickest processor to ever come out of a university.
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Huawei's Matebook is coming to the US on July 11, but you can pre-order it now

Huawei made its first ever 2-in-1 tablet PC that runs full Windows 10. It's called the MateBook, and it's ready to go toe-to-toe with Samsung's Galaxy Tab Pro S. You can pre-order it now from Microsoft.
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Top 5 cases for your Microsoft Surface Pro 3

The Surface Pro 3 is a great device, but it's not exactly cheap. Check out some of our favorite cases for the Microsoft 2-in-1, so you can add protection, style, and a little bit of functionality to the mix.
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The Pentagon just paid cash to hackers who found 100+ bugs in its systems

The Department of Defense's recent "Hack the Pentagon" program turned up a whopping 138 security vulnerabilities deemed "valid and unique," officials have revealed. And yes, they've already been acted upon to prevent future trouble.
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6 hidden features we discovered in the MacOS Sierra beta

You know about Siri and picture-in-picture, but there's more to MacOS Sierra than what Apple announced last week. Here are six other features that every Mac fan should be looking forward to.
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Apple’s App Review Guidelines are now in comic-book format

When Apple released its incredibly complex, extremely technical set of app rules, it decided to do so in a rather unexpected format -- as a comic book. So if you want to read the App Store Review Guidelines, be prepared to for illustrations
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Does your state send your driver’s license photo to the FBI?

The FBI facial recognition program has more than 400 million images on file. Even if you've never been arrested, investigated, or in government service, if you have a passport or a state driver license you could be in the database.
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Build a better website the easy way with these 8 services

We compiled a list of the best website builders, both paid and free. If you don't want to pay for someone to make your website and want to do it yourself, this roundup should point you in the direction you want to go.
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You can now check out free Wi-Fi for your home from some Toronto libraries

Thanks to a new partnership with Google, you'll be able to check out more than the latest on the New York Times' bestseller list. You'll also be able to take home some free Wi-Fi from some Toronto public libraries.