New Internet Speed Record on Regular Fibre-optic Cable
Smoczy, 26 May 2020, 15:44
Researchers from Australia have managed to reach a connection speed of over 44 Tb/s. Most importantly, not under strict laboratory conditions.
Huawei Aiming to Enter GPU Market?
Laty, 14 April 2020, 11:58
Huawei is recruiting employees for the new department, whose task will be to build server graphics cards. These may be one of the last elements for China to achieve technological independence.
Ethernet Will Accelerate to 800 Gb/s
Conrad Hazi, 11 April 2020, 15:43
The Ethernet Technology Consortium has published a specification for Ethernet standard marked 800GBASE-R. Its implementation will allow to create network connections with data transfer speeds up to 800 Gb/s.
Brain as Game Controller - Valve and Gaben are Working on the Technology
Jacob Blazewicz, 19 March 2020, 13:04
Gabe Newell confessed in an interview that he is dealing with the issue of neural interface. According to Valve's boss, operating devices with our brains like in the Matrix can become reality earlier than we think. He also mentioned the impact of this technology on the gaming industry.
Italian Hospital can Save More Patients Thanks to 3D Printers [Updated]
Laty, 18 March 2020, 10:31
Due to the large-scale outbreak of COVID-19 disease, Italian hospitals are starting to run out of equipment. 3D printers are coming to help, producing the missing components.
Use Your GPU and CPU to Fight Coronavirus
Frozen, 14 March 2020, 21:21
Anyone with a Windows, Linux or MacOS can contribute to the invention of the cure for COVID-19, all thanks to the [email protected] application developed by Stanford University.
S-Pod is Self-balancing Vehicle From Segway
Paul Wozniak, 05 January 2020, 22:09
At this year's CES 2020 hardware fair, Segway will be presenting the new electric vehicle called S-Pod. It's a two-wheeled chair, which is supposed to be an upgraded version of the classic Segway used, for example by security staff.
Russia Introduces Internet Censorship
Laty, 04 November 2019, 16:15
A new law related to Internet came into force in Russia on November 1, and it may be the beginning of mass surveillance of users on the web. The government has the ability to block content and even filter the things we can browse. The bill is designed to protect Russia from cyber attacks.
AI Among Top StarCraft 2 Players
Jacob Blazewicz, 31 October 2019, 14:56
Artificial Intelligence AlphaStar has achieved another success in StarCraft II. The work of Google's DeepMind team managed to achieve a top rank in Blizzard's strategy game, outclassing 99.8% of human players.
AI Will Recognize When You're Nervous
Laty, 23 October 2019, 14:07
Year by year, we are witnessing an ever-increasing development of artificial intelligence. This time a Japanese IT corporation, Fujitsu, decided to improve the recognition of human faces by machines. The new technology will allow AI to notice subtle changes in facial expressions, so that it will be able to determine our emotions.
Playing in Tesla, Driving on Autopilot
Paul Wozniak, 17 September 2019, 11:08
American UFC player Kevin Lee has uploaded a video to his Instagram, on which he plays Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Nintendo Switch console while driving Tesla on autopilot.
KNOB - Serious Security Gap Detected in Bluetooth
Conrad Hazi, 18 August 2019, 16:07
Bluetooth SIG Engineers recently published a note concerning a serious bug in the specification of the Bluetooth standard. It describes an exploit called KNOB that enables attacks on almost any Bluetooth Classic-compatible device and data interception.
Nvidia: First AAA Game Requiring Ray Tracing Coming in 2023
Jacob Blazewicz, 30 July 2019, 00:17
Morgan McGuire of Nvidia commented on the use of ray tracing in games. In his opinion, the first high-budget game requiring this technology will be released in 2023.
Facebook Used AI for Road Mapping
Bart Swiatek, 25 July 2019, 10:55
Facebook, in collaboration with the OpenStreetMap community, has developed a tool that uses artificial intelligence to quickly create maps. AI managed to map the roads in Thailand twice as fast as a team of 100 experts.
Elon Musk Wants to Connect Human Brains to Computers
Conrad Hazi, 17 July 2019, 14:02
Neuralink, a company owned by Elon Musk, is developing an interface that will allow the human brain to be connected to a computer. According to the billionaire, it is necessary to create „symbiosis with artificial intelligence”. The first prototypes could be implanted next year.
Next-gen Nvidia GPU Will Debut in 2020
Conrad Hazi, 05 July 2019, 12:54
The rumors suggesting that Samsung will produce chipsets for Nvidia manufactured in the 7 nm process have been officially confirmed. The Korean giant is expected to prepare engineering samples later this year, and the cards will be ready for mass production next year.
Capcom Makes New RE Engine Games
Adrian Werner, 18 May 2019, 23:41
Capcom announced that there are several unannounced projects in the works that are being developed on the RE Engine, which we could see in Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry 5, among others. In addition, the publisher assured that the technology is adapted to the needs of the next generation of consoles.
USB 3.2 Announced - It Will Absorb USB Standards 3.0 and 3.1
Conrad Hazi, 27 February 2019, 18:29
With the announcement of the full USB 3.2 specification at MWC2019 Expo, the names of older versions of this standard have changed once again. USB 3.0 and USB 3.1 will also belong to the USB 3.2 family.
AI AlphaStar from Google crushed pro StarCraft 2 players
Bart Swiatek, 26 January 2019, 10:53
Google's Artificial Intelligence team - DeepMind reported that their AlphaStar AI defeated two professional StarCraft 2 players from Team Liquid. In both cases, the games ended with a 5:0 result.
Nvidia will provide G-Sync support on monitors with FreeSync
ElMundo, 07 January 2019, 18:27
This is a move that rather few expected, given that Nvidia was pushing hard for G-Sync technology to improve the quality and smoothness of images on monitors. Now the green camp will support the competitive FreeSync technology.
DayZ developer creating a new game using Improbable's technology
Jakub Mirowski, 03 March 2015, 14:04
RocketWerkz, New Zealand's studio founded by Dean "Rocket" Hall, the creator of DayZ, teams up with Improbable. This British company operates in the area of technology enabling the creation of realistic real-time simulation.