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Sony slashes a decade off its 100% US renewable energy deadline

Last month, Sony joined The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative, vowing to utilize 100-percent renewable energy globally by the year 2040. Now, about a month later, the company is back with a revised goal, one that cuts a full decade off its renewable energy deadline for US-based operations. The company now says it will be fully utilizing clean energy in the … Continue reading

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Pixel 3 teardown reveals and LG OLED swap

Google’s third-gen Pixel phones are now out so, naturally, it’s time to tear them down. The Pixel 3 XL unsurprisingly got first dibs because of how it’s a wee bit more interesting compared to its smaller sibling

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New method 3D prints lithium-ion batteries in nearly any shape

Newly published research details lithium-ion batteries created using 3D printing technologies. The new method is capable of producing these batteries in nearly any shape, opening the door for unique designs that could bring higher capacities to consumer devices

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Pocophone F1 US pre-order starts but there’s a big catch

There is no shortage of powerful new smartphones in the market this year but almost all of them, with very few exception, will burn a whole in your savings. One of those exceptions is the Pocophone F1, a.k.a

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Samsung 7nm EUV chip production gets underway

Samsung Electronics revealed they’d gotten underway with wafer production on its next process node, 7nm LPP EUV. That’s also known as 7-nanometer (nm) LPP (Low Power Plus) with extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography technology. Also in the mix this week were new SmartSSD, QLC-SSD, and 256GB 3DS RDIMM.

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That’s no moon, it’s a Chinese space light

A Chinese aerospace company has announced an ambitious plan to launch a fake moon into orbit in 2020. The plans were reportedly revealed by the Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics System Research Institute Co.

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AdGuard Home is an ad-and-tracker blocker for your home

The folks at AdGuard created a service called AdGuard Home, a bit of software that creates a DNS server for your home network to block ad tracking. This is for the people who aren’t comfortable with every website using their browsing information to serve ads without asking.

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YouTube is down and the Internet goes crazy

It wasn’t just the PlayStation Network that abruptly went offline for a short while. Now an even bigger network outage is affecting users all over the world, not just a few thousand who own specific devices.

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Netflix warns EU’s streaming content quota may hurt creativity

Netflix revealed its third quarter 2018 fiscal results today, taking time to discuss business as well as numbers. Among other things, company CEO Reed Hastings brought up the European Union’s heavily criticized “content quota” for streaming companies, warning that it may negatively impact both customers and creativity. Rather than focus on the companies, Hastings says countries can bolster local content … Continue reading

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Galaxy S10 vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro (Possibilities vs Reality)

Today we’re taking a stab at comparing the newest phones to the phones that haven’t quite been released just yet.

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