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  • newHerculean task ahead to shield New York from rising waters
    New York is bracing for the rising sea levels that climate change will bring, and preparations have already begun—but the long-term costs of adapting to a warmer, wetter world are expected to be astronomical.
    - 24 hours ago 21 Sep 19, 8:33am -
  • new'Millions' protest in youth-led global climate strike
    Masses of children skipped school to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was "only the beginning," ahead of a UN youth summit she will participate in Saturday.
    - 24 hours ago 21 Sep 19, 8:33am -
  • Hurricane Lorena makes landfall at Mexico's Los Cabos resort (Update)
    Lorena made landfall Friday as a Category 1 hurricane, lashing the turquoise waters of popular beach destination Los Cabos on Mexico's Baja California peninsula.
    - 1 day ago 20 Sep 19, 8:50pm -
  • Daily rainfall over Sumatra linked to larger atmospheric phenomenon
    Around the globe, communities are concerned with rain and storms. An area known as the "Maritime Continent," which includes major islands such as Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Papua New Guinea, along with a galaxy of smaller islands, experiences significant…
    - 1 day ago 20 Sep 19, 8:45pm -
  • Study: Many Tennesseans are misinformed about tornado protection
    More people die during tornadoes in the Southeast than anywhere else in the United States. And still, a lot of people have misconceptions about their risk of being impacted by tornadoes, according to a new study published in PLOS One by researchers a…
    - 1 day ago 20 Sep 19, 8:43pm -
  • Lab develops novel approach to study sound recognition in acoustically orienting animals
    If you wander outside on these late summer nights, you might hear the din of calling songs from field crickets. Male crickets produce these songs to attract their mates—but they may also draw the attention of acoustically orienting parasitiod flies…
    - 1 day ago 20 Sep 19, 8:43pm -
  • Climate change study finds that maple syrup season may come earlier
    Once winter nights dip below freezing and the days warm up above freezing sap begins to flow in sugar maples marking the start of the syrup season. U.S. maple syrup production is a global industry, which has been increasing by nearly 10 percent per y…
    - 1 day ago 20 Sep 19, 8:41pm -
  • NASA catches Tropical Storm Tapah by the tail
    Tropical Storm Tapah has a huge "tail" on NASA satellite imagery. NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of the northwestern Pacific Ocean storm that revealed a large band of thunderstorms that resemble a large tail. The NASA imagery also indicated…
    - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 5:17pm -
  • Water may be scarce for new power plants in Asia
    Climate change and over-tapped waterways could leave developing parts of Asia without enough water to cool power plants in the near future, new research indicates.
    - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 5:15pm -
  • NASA finds a tiny tropical storm Kiko
    NASA's Terra satellite is one in a fleet of NASA satellites that provide data for research. Terra captured an image of Tropical Storm Kiko in the Eastern Pacific Ocean which showed the extent of the small storm.
    - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 5:14pm -

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  • The Final Bottom Line
    We have written thousands of "The Bottom Lines" over the last couple of decades, but this is truly the last one. What I wrote in my "Goodbye HardOCP - Hello Intel" statement is not a cruel April Fool's Day joke. Tomorrow is my first day working fo…
    - 1 Apr 19, 1:03am -
  • Seasonic X-750 750W PSU 10 Year Redux
    One of our readers' favorite PSU topics has been when we look back at a previously reviewed PSU that has been in service for a long while, and whether or not that PSU will still meet ATX spec and handle its previously rated wattage load. Today we ha…
    - 28 Mar 19, 9:03am -
  • Enermax MaxRevo 1800W Power Supply Review
    Enermax sets its sights on the very high end with this new MaxRevo 1800W unit. You will however need to be on 230v to eke out that much power, those of us with 120v input will be looking at a 1600W unit. However if you are building a high end HEDT…
    - 25 Mar 19, 6:03am -
  • Signing out One Last Time
    Today is the last day that I'll be doing the news on Hardocp and I just wanted to tell everyone that it was an honor to be allowed into your workplaces and homes through a few humbly written articles. I hope that my writings brought a little joy and…
    - 22 Mar 19, 11:03pm -
  • Micron Cuts DRAM and NAND Flash Output as ASP Falters
    Micron has revealed plans to cut production of its DRAM and NAND flash products by 5% to combat its average selling price (ASP) falling by 20% in the quarter ended February 28, 2019. Oversupply in both sectors led to the sharp fall in pricing and wa…
    - 22 Mar 19, 10:03pm -
  • The DHS Issues Medical Advisory for Medtronic Cardiac Devices
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a cybersecurity warning that documents vulnerabilities in the Medtronic Conexus Radio Frequency Telemetry Protocol. Medtronic makes cardio-defibrillators that are planted into a patient's chest an…
    - 22 Mar 19, 9:03pm -
  • VRoamer Generates On-The-Fly VR Experiences While Walking Through Buildings
    VRoamer is a new Microsoft Research project that generates VR worlds on-the-fly while users walk through unknown building environments. Players can wear their HMD and no longer have to rely on artificial locomotion techniques such as teleportation.…
    - 22 Mar 19, 9:03pm -
  • Microsoft Patent Describes a Persistence of Vision Augmented Reality Display
    Microsoft has filed a patent for a new type of mixed-reality head-mounted display (HMD) called a Persistence of Vision Augmented Reality Display. The display uses movable screens to simulate a 360 degree field of view. These screens can rotate back…
    - 22 Mar 19, 8:03pm -
  • Irdeto Launches Denuvo Anti Cheat
    Denuvo's DRM software is extensively used throughout the AAA gaming industry, but it's also been the focus of several recent controversies. Some have accused it of degrading performance in the games that implement it, while others claim it barely put…
    - 22 Mar 19, 5:03pm -
  • Audeze Mobius Review
    Hardware Canucks has reviewed the $400 Audeze Mobius premium 3D gaming headset. The reviewer loved the 3D mode for movies, but didn't see the point in it for gaming. He also noted the decreased sound quality in 3D mode. The 3D tracking would lose…
    - 22 Mar 19, 5:03pm -

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  • newThis Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through September 21)
    FUTURE Protesting Climate Change, Young People Take to Streets in a Global Strike Somini Sengupta | The New York Times “Anxious about their future on a hotter planet and angry at world leaders for failing to arrest the crisis, masses of young peopl…
    - 18 hours ago 21 Sep 19, 2:00pm -
  • The Four Converging Technologies Giving Rise to the Spatial Web
    How each of us sees the world is about to change dramatically. For all of human history, the experience of looking at the world was roughly the same for everyone. But boundaries between the digital and physical are beginning to fade. The world around…
    - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 2:00pm -
  • How a Centuries-Old Sculpting Method Is Helping 3D Print Organs With Blood Vessels
    Blood vessels are the lifeline of any organ. The dense web of channels, spread across tissues like a spider web, allow oxygen and nutrients to reach the deepest cores of our hearts, brains, and lungs. Without a viable blood supply, tissues rot from t…
    - 3 days ago 19 Sep 19, 2:00pm -
  • 5 Areas We Should Invest in Now to Survive Climate Change Later
    Even if the world manages to keep to the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global mean temperatures to 2°C above pre-industrial levels, climate change is coming. The best way to protect ourselves from its effects is to drastically cut our emissions b…
    - 4 days ago 18 Sep 19, 5:00pm -
  • The First Evidence That Drugs Could Turn Back the Clock on Our Biological Age
    After decades of research, here it is: the first promising evidence in humans, albeit imperfect and early, that a cocktail of three drugs is enough to reverse the epigenetic clock—a measure of someone’s biological age and health. The results came…
    - 5 days ago 17 Sep 19, 2:00pm -
  • MIT Future of Work Report: We Shouldn’t Worry About Quantity of Jobs, But Quality
    Robots aren’t going to take everyone’s jobs, but technology has already reshaped the world of work in ways that are creating clear winners and losers. And it will continue to do so without intervention, says the first report of MIT’s Task Force…
    - 6 days ago 16 Sep 19, 2:00pm -
  • Will AI Be Fashion Forward—or a Fashion Flop?
    The narrative that often accompanies most stories about artificial intelligence these days is how machines will disrupt any number of industries, from healthcare to transportation. It makes sense. After all, technology already drives many of the inno…
    - 7 days ago 15 Sep 19, 2:00pm -
  • This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through September 14)
    BIOTECH Meet the ‘Artificial Embryos’ Being Called Uncanny and Spectacular Antonio Regalado | MIT Technology Review “…scientists believe that it might not be long before they can synthesize embryos in the lab that are almost indistinguishable…
    - 8 days ago 14 Sep 19, 2:00pm -
  • Augmented 2030: the Apps, Headsets, and Lenses Getting Us There
    Today, adults in the US spend over 11 hours a day looking at screens. That counts for more than a third of our livelihoods. Yet even though they serve as a portal to 90 percent of our media consumption, screens continue to define and constrain how a…
    - 9 days ago 13 Sep 19, 2:00pm -
  • How a Mysterious Manuscript Keeps Confounding AI
    Playbook for the Cult of Isis, herbal health instructions, details of the benefits of therapeutic bathing, or a written history of speaking in tongues. Confused? Probably, but not as much as most are when they come face to face with the Voynich Manus…
    - 10 days ago 12 Sep 19, 2:00pm -

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