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The robots that will sweep Earth's skies

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After six years in space, China's first orbital station, the Tiangong-1 (aka the "Heavenly Palace") has finally outlived its operational limits and begun its descent back to Earth. It's expected to re-enter the atmosphere in a few months, whereupon a... Go To Full Article

Biostar Announces Z370GT7 and Z370GT6 Motherboards for Coffee Lake CPUs

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Not willing to be left behind at the starting line, Biostar has announced its entries into the rapidly growing Z370 motherboard market. At the time of publication, Biostar is bringing two boards to the table from their Racing line with… Go To Full Article

Samsung leapfrogs Intel again with 8-nanometer chips

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Samsung has qualified its 8-nanometer chip-making process for production three months ahead of schedule. It's the same "low power plus" (LPP) process used for its current 10-nanometer silicon, not the next-gen extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography fo... Go To Full Article

'Small number' of Russian Facebook election ad accounts used Messenger

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According to David Marcus, Facebook's VP of Messaging Products, a "small number" of the 470 Russia-linked accounts that attempted to influence last year's US elections also used Messenger. He said so in an interview at Wall Street Journal's D.Live co... Go To Full Article

Motorola's newest mod puts an Alexa speaker on your phone

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Ever wanted to have an Amazon Echo speaker with you wherever you are, rather than relying on your phone's built-in voice assistant? Motorola is betting you do. As promised, it's releasing an Alexa-powered Moto Mod (the Moto Smart Speaker with… Go To Full Article

Zero's latest electric motorcycles can recharge in an hour

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Zero Motorcycles' electric bikes can be fun to ride, but recharging is another matter entirely. It's tough to wait hours when all you want to do is go back on the open road. That shouldn't be such a problem with… Go To Full Article

'Women of NASA' Lego set available starting November 1st

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Back in March, we reported that Lego would make a "Women of NASA" set, which was submitted to the Lego Ideas competition by MIT deputy news editor Maia Weinstock. Now, the set is finally ready. It will be available November… Go To Full Article

RX Vega prices inch downward in our latest graphics-card spot check

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A couple weeks back, I posited that the market for powerful graphics cards was cooling off a bit. That trend appears to be continuing, as Radeon RX Vega graphics cards are inching toward their bare-board suggested prices. A glance at… Go To Full Article

Google's Pixel 2 is hiding an old-school menu button

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Google has a bit of a throwback tucked away in the Pixel 2. Depending on the app, you can access the old-school Android menu button by tapping in the lower righthand corner of the screen, as spotted by Android Police.… Go To Full Article

Amazon and eBay accused of turning blind eye to VAT fraud

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It's not uncommon to see a headline vilifying a well-known tech company for their incredibly low tax contributions despite turnovers in the billions. The EU is famously taking Apple to task, but more often than not, these clockwork bouts of… Go To Full Article

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