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One Step Closer... Most Compelling Evidence Yet for Dark Energy

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After a two-year study, scientists say the likelihood of its existence stands at 99.996% (or the same level of significance as the recent discovery of the Higgs boson). Go To Full Article

New "Nano-Velcro" Provides Affordable Mercury Testing

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Researchers claim to have crafted a 'nano-velcro' material that offers a swift, sensitive and low-cost way of detecting toxic mercury in water and fish, according to a study published in the journal Nature Materials. Go To Full Article

ASUS GeForce GTX 660 DirectCU II Video Card Review

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NVIDIA is launching the new GeForce GTX 660 GPU, codenamed GK106. We have a retail ASUS GeForce GTX 660 DirectCU II custom video card fully evaluated against a plethora of competition at this price point. This brand new GPU aims… Go To Full Article

WD Creates World's Thinnest 2.5-inch Hybrid Hard Drive

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WD, a subsidiary of Western Digital Corp., today announced it is sampling a 5mm-thin hard disk drive featuring hybrid technology. WD has developed hard drives slim enough for integration into today's thinnest notebook PCs, which provide high-capacity storage and robustness… Go To Full Article

AMD To Usher in Next Era of Cloud-Based Gaming

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AMD today announced an investment in CiiNOW, a provider of cloud gaming technology that enables game publishers, retailers and carriers to tap into the growing video game market expected to reach $81 billion by 20161. AMD, through AMD Ventures, has… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA ticks budget boxes with the $229 GeForce 660 and $109 GeForce 650

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NVIDIA's had some trouble shaving its Kepler GPUs down to an entry-level price point, but it looks to have put the problem behind it with the new GeForce 660 and 650 graphics cards. The company's ambition was to coax impoverished… Go To Full Article

Maingear outfits desktops with GeForce GTX 650 and 660

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Whenever there's a new video card or processor, Maingear is almost always on the scene with an upgrade -- sometimes within seconds of its hardware partners. A plan to use NVIDIA's new GeForce GTX 650 and 660 graphics chips from… Go To Full Article

World's oldest color film footage discovered in museum archive

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Cached away for over a century, the world's first color moving pictures have been shown for the first time yesterday, according to the National Media Museum in the UK. The celluloid, shot by inventor Edward Raymond Turner in 1899, was… Go To Full Article

HGST Announces Radically New, Helium-Filled Hard Disk Drive Platform

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HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and now a Western Digital company) today announced a new helium-filled hard disk drive (HDD) platform, which is at the forefront of advanced technology for increasing capacity and significantly reducing total cost of ownership… Go To Full Article

Lucid Demos Thunderbolt-based External Graphics for Ultrabooks

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Ultrabooks, despite their formidable computing power compared to netbooks, inevitably trade some of it for lower thermal/power specifications. LucidLogix feels that Ultrabook users could gain graphics processing power on demand using external graphics cards, that work in tandem with its… Go To Full Article

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