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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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SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro adds wide-angle camera to your front door

Video doorbells are increasingly our first point of contact with the modern smart home, and now SimpliSafe is joining the party with its new Video Doorbell Pro.

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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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Researchers found a way to monitor Ross Ice Shelf from afar

Direct study of Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf is difficult because of the extreme conditions at the location. Scientists believe they have found a way for monitoring of changes on the ice shelf from afar.

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Pixel 3 AI mostly happens on the device only

Our smartphones have become a lot smarter, mostly thanks to the inclusion of artificial intelligence or AI in their software features. This AI trend, however, started back when even our powerful handhelds didn’t have enough juice to perform all the processing and learning required to make these AI work.

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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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Fortnite patch notes detail Quadcrasher vehicle, new Events tab

A new Fortnite patch has landed, and with it comes a lot of noteworthy additions. The first big addition in Fortnite version 6.10 is the Quadcrasher, a new vehicle that’s all about destruction. We knew the Quadcrasher was on the way, as Epic started advertising it on Fortnite‘s in-game news pop-up a few days ago like it usually does with … 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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GM announced new extended bumper-to-bumper warranty

Lots of people who plan to keep the new cars they buy for a long time will purchase an extended warranty to protect against repair costs. GM has announced that effective immediately anyone buying a new GM vehicle will be able to purchase a “true” extended bumper-to-bumper warranty for their new ride.

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