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Intel's Loihi neuromorphic chip can smell hazardous chemicals Intel's Loihi neuromorphic chip can smell hazardous chemicals

Loihi learned each odor with just a single sample, without disrupting its memory of previously learned scents. The chipmaker has published new research that details an algorithm capable of smelling. So, how did researchers achieve this feat? Next, ...

Tesla, Ford and GM offer to build ventilators amid shortages Tesla, Ford and GM offer to build ventilators amid shortages

Musk has made it clear that he's not taking the coronavirus seriously. Tesla will temporarily end production at its Fremont, Calif., assembly plant beginning March 23 to comply with San Francisco Bay Area restrictions amid the coronavirus out...

Google’s Advanced Protection program now blocks sideloading non-Play Store apps Google’s Advanced Protection program now blocks sideloading non-Play Store apps

Today, Google is adding new malware protections to the program, as well. For those unaware, Play Protect is Google's built-in malware protection for Android . Others can be installed through the developer tool Android Debug Bridge . Existing apps o...

Lynk sends first text to Android device from space

With its "cell tower in space" technology, the company wants to provide better broadband connectivity in every corner of the world. As TechCrunch's Devin Coley explains, these satellites are able to establish a connection on normal smartphone fre...

Sony Reveals the PS5's Revolutionary New 'Boost' System Sony Reveals the PS5's Revolutionary New 'Boost' System

The PS4's architecture was a far cry from that of the PS3, but an in an initial interview between Mark Cerny and Wired , it was noted that the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 would have similar architecture, thus making backward compatibility po...

Here's how the Essential Phone 2 (and 3) looked Here's how the Essential Phone 2 (and 3) looked

According to Hoffman, the PH-2 was in development from October 2017 until February 2018. In an alternate world, the Essential PH3 may have launched as the Essential Phone 2, with the GEM launching as a quirky side-act simar to the Samsung Galaxy Fold...

Half Life: Alyx confirmed for launch on 23 March Half Life: Alyx confirmed for launch on 23 March

And I never would have guessed that before going into it. And you never would have guessed that. But if you are interested in catching the full interview and are captivated like us, check it out below! I never would have guessed that until going into...

Los Angeles Launches New 'Safer at Home' Order Amid Coronavirus Outbreak Los Angeles Launches New 'Safer at Home' Order Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

All "non-essential" retail stores are ordered to close. People will only be allowed to leave their homes for "essential activities" like picking up food or groceries, going to the doctor or taking a walk in their neighborhood. Los Angeles is implem...

Here's how to enable dark mode on Facebook desktop Here's how to enable dark mode on Facebook desktop

Of course, the new design isn't universally liked , and it even has issues with text readability in a few dark mode screens . The company told TechCrunch that " starting today, the majority of people on Facebook will have access to the new desktop...

Microsoft Announces Microsoft Announces "DirectX 12 Ultimate"

When you buy a graphics hardware with the DX12 Ultimate logo or an Xbox Series X , you can be confident that it will support all the next gen graphics hardware. Microsoft says that "By unifying the graphics platform across PC and Xbox Series X, DX12...

Microsoft teases new Windows 10 UI including updated Start menu

In the video above, you can see what appears to be a new File Explorer window, an updated calendar interface, a Start menu that has less focus on color in the live tiles, and a context menu that looks to be more consistent across the OS. The new Star...

Xiaomi Mi 10 lands in India on March 31 Xiaomi Mi 10 lands in India on March 31

The company has revealed the launch will be live-streamed via Xiaomi's social media channels. Ahead of the official launch, the company has also revealed pre-order offers. We will have more clarity on price once the global variant debuts on March 2...

No Stepping Back for Samsung: New Flagship Phone Will Support Cryptocurrencies No Stepping Back for Samsung: New Flagship Phone Will Support Cryptocurrencies

Samsung went with Ultra Thin Glass for the Galaxy Z Flip as it's a more durable material compared to the polyimide that was used for the Galaxy Fold. So much so in fact JerryRigEverything was able to poke holes in the display with this pick rated...

Redmi K30 Pro display supports just 60Hz refresh rate Redmi K30 Pro display supports just 60Hz refresh rate

There will also be a Redmi K30 Pro Zoom edition which will sub in a telephoto lens. According to a recent report by tipster Ishan Agarwal, the Redmi K30 Pro will be priced between Yuan 3,000 (approximately Rs 31,500) to Yuan 3,500 (approximately Rs...

More than half of Californians likely to get coronavirus, governor says More than half of Californians likely to get coronavirus, governor says

Stuart Malcolm, a doctor with the Haight Ashbury Free Clinic, speaks with homeless people about COVID-19 in the Haight Ashbury area of San Francisco on March 17, 2020. California's governor on Thursday asked President Donald Trump to send a U.S. Navy...

Newsom: 56 percent of California expect to get coronavirus Newsom: 56 percent of California expect to get coronavirus

Even though the world as a whole should definitely be taking the current coronavirus outbreak very seriously, it now looks like Californians should be taking extreme precaution after a new report was released stating about 56% of the state's popula...

Microsoft Adds 12M Users For Teams In One Week Microsoft Adds 12M Users For Teams In One Week

Microsoft Corp's MSFT.O Teams chat and conferencing app gained more than 12 million daily users in one week, a 37.5% jump as more people worked from home during the coronavirus outbreak, the company said on Thursday. For online meetings, Teams will ...

Coronavirus Pandemic: Italy passes China with highest death toll from COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic: Italy passes China with highest death toll from COVID-19

The worst affected region is Lombardy in the north, where a visiting Chinese medical delegation has expressed its surprise at how lax Italy's lockdown has been. Italy remains in lockdown, and government leaders say they are considering even stricte...

US Government exploring use of location data to combat coronavirus US Government exploring use of location data to combat coronavirus

Facebook has introduced a box into users' news feed that redirects to the World Health Organisation (WHO), or a specific local authority, for the latest information. 'We appreciate that what's affordable for a large employer may not be affordable fo...

Facebook Pledges $100 Million for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Facebook Pledges $100 Million for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Regardless of how the COVID-19 pandemic plays out in the coming weeks and months, it has already been brutal for small businesses, with some forced to close for public safety, while others are taking a big hit in both revenue and access to credit ...

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint To Receive New Ghost Experience Mode Ghost Recon: Breakpoint To Receive New Ghost Experience Mode

Ubisoft did a similar thing with the previous Ghost Recon entry, Ghost Recon Wildlands . Speculation suggests that there may be a Splinter Cell VR game on the way, but for now, we'll have to tide ourselves over with this themed DLC for Ghost Reco...

Introducing the World's Thinnest Tablet, reMarkable 2 Introducing the World's Thinnest Tablet, reMarkable 2

The update to its first device launched in 2017 is available to pre-order online for United States dollars 399 and is planned to ship to customers in June. The reMarkable 2 pitches itself towards the business conference room in a trailer video that s...

Trump says US government will provide assistance to Boeing Trump says US government will provide assistance to Boeing

The U.S. planemaker has told lawmakers it needs significant government support to meet liquidity needs and it can not raise that in current market conditions, the people said. "Funds would support the health of the broader aviation industry, because ...

Teamfight Tactics Mobile is launching with crossplay this week Teamfight Tactics Mobile is launching with crossplay this week

On March 19 , you'll be able to find Teamfight Tactics Mobile on either the Apple iOS Store or the Google Play Store . Riot Games Teamfight Tactics on mobile should play just like it does on PC. At launch, TFT on mobile will have some of ...

Nokia 5.3, Nokia 1.3 launched by HMD Global: Price, specifications Nokia 5.3, Nokia 1.3 launched by HMD Global: Price, specifications

The Nokia 5 .3 is the successor of the Nokia 5.1 and falls into the mid-range price bracket. This isn't a top-end flagship device created to replace the Nokia 9 PureView though; instead, the Nokia 8 .3 5G is a slightly cheaper alternative to ...

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