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InterDigital Agrees to $375 Million Patent Transaction with Intel

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InterDigital, Inc. and Intel Corporation today announced that certain of InterDigital's subsidiaries have signed a definitive agreement to sell to Intel roughly 1,700 patents and patent applications for $375 million in cash. The agreement involves patents primarily…

China conducts its first crewed spaceship docking

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Believe it or not, the only countries to have docked a human-helmed spacecraft in the first 50 years of spaceflight were Russia and the US. That small community just got bigger, as China's Shenzhou-9 has successfully docked with the Tiangong-1… Go To Full Article

Brain Scans Analyzed Differently By PC and Macs

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If you had the results of your last MRI or CT scan analyzed by a PC, your have nothing to worry about. If the same scan was analyzed by a Mac, we've got bad news for you. German researchers Ed… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Cosmos II Case

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If you need a case and have $350 burning a hole in your pocket, the gang at TechSpot say that the Cooler Master Cosmos II is right up your alley. All that said, be prepared to throw down the big… Go To Full Article

Purportedly leaked Xbox 720 specs give us a headache

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The folks at PC Mag claim to have a leaked 56-page document that lays out in some detail Microsoft's plans for its next-gen game console, purportedly dubbed the Xbox 720. There are some potentially interesting bits in the story about… Go To Full Article

Hybrid SSD design combines NAND, memristor-based ReRAM

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Hybrid storage solutions are nothing new, but they typically combine solid-state and mechanical storage. A team of Japanese researchers has now developed a hybrid SSD design that relies on two flavors of solid-state storage: NAND and ReRAM. Unlike DRAM, memristor-based… Go To Full Article

Diablo 3 was originally an MMO

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Blizzard's popular hack-and-slash role-playing game Diablo 3 was originally intended to be a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game, explaining the internet requirement and the auction house. Go To Full Article

Sharkoon Introduces the X-Tatic SP Plus Stereo Headset

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Sharkoon presents the successor to their "X-Tatic SP" console headset: The new version of the "X-Tatic SP Plus" comes with simplified connectivity and optimized wearing comfort. The stereo headset is designed particularly for use with the PlayStation 3 and Xbox360,… Go To Full Article

MacBook Air review (13-inch, mid 2012)

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The last time we reviewed the MacBook Air, we didn't have a whole lot to compare it to. Sure, there was the original Samsung Series 9, but it was more expensive, at $1,649, and ran off a standard-voltage processor, often… Go To Full Article

Tesla Roadster driver now halfway around the world, catching up with Citroen team

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Human antagonists can bring far more stress to a journey than a ticking clock. Phileas Fogg learned that, and now Tesla Roadster owner Rafael de Mestre is discovering it too. He wants to be the first to drive a standard… Go To Full Article

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