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Tests Appear to Show the OnePlus 5 Cheats on Benchmark Tests

Tests Appear to Show the OnePlus 5 Cheats on Benchmark Tests For as long as we’ve had benchmarks, we’ve had companies willing to cheat on those benchmarks to make themselves look good.XDA-Developers managed to get their hands on a OnePlus 5, however, and the results are damning.

Developer of A Way Out Claims PS4 is Crippling Performance

Developer of A Way Out Claims PS4 is Crippling Performance Because we can’t exactly match the specs of the PS4 in any PC hardware, we’ve compared it with the HD 7850.First, we’ll look at the Top 10 most common GPUs from both vendors according to the Steam Hardware Survey.

Single-Dose Radiation Found Effective for Prostate Cancer

Single-Dose Radiation Found Effective for Prostate Cancer Iridium also has isotopes that are useful in cancer treatment — and especially in prostate cancer treatment.The results of a two-year study from Europe have come in, concerning the use of iridium-192 in single-dose radiation therapy for prostate cancer.

Driver in Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash Wasn't Paying Attention: Feds

Driver in Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash Wasn't Paying Attention: Feds The Tesla driver who made history as the first man to die at the wheel of a semi-autonomous vehicle was not distracted by a movie while driving.According to the NTSB report, Autopilot, Tesla’s semi-autonomous system, was on for the majority of the trip, near Williston, Florida.

Virgin Mobile Reinvents Phone Subsidies With iPhone-Only Deal

Virgin Mobile Reinvents Phone Subsidies With iPhone-Only Deal For many of us in the United States, getting a new phone with a massive subsidy every two years was a longtime ritual.It meant that you felt okay about upgrading your phone every two years, even if you really didn’t need a new phone.

WannaCry Virus Shuts Down Honda Factory for a Day

WannaCry Virus Shuts Down Honda Factory for a Day Earlier, Nissan and Renault were hit by WannaCry and had to suspend production and plants in Britain, France, India, Japan, and Romania.Some reports said the US National Security Agency (NSA) knew of WannaCry early on, but rather than report it publicly, reshaped WannaCry to do the NSA’s bidding.

Russian Company Is Selling Mods to Bypass DJI Drone Safety Features

Russian Company Is Selling Mods to Bypass DJI Drone Safety Features After a series of stern warnings from government regulators, DJI was forced to put safety measures in place on its drone aircraft.Now, a Russian company, ironically called CopterSafe, is allowing drone owners to bypass these restrictions.

Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing - Again

Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing - Again Now we’re seeing the same thing happen again — only this time, it’s hitting both AMD and Nvidia cards.At first glance, this might seem like a great thing for both AMD and Nvidia, since after all, higher GPU prices means more money, right?

Apple: Qualcomm Doesn't Deserve to Earn Revenue on Every iPhone

Apple: Qualcomm Doesn't Deserve to Earn Revenue on Every iPhone While not every company uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors, its LTE modems have been extremely successful.Other companies have begun to take more market share, but for several years, Qualcomm virtually owned the entire LTE market.

Microsoft Windows 10 S Isn't as Secure as the Company Claims

Microsoft Windows 10 S Isn't as Secure as the Company Claims One of the major pitches for Microsoft’s new Windows 10 S operating system, which only runs apps that you download from the Windows Store, is that it’s significantly more secure from malware and other types of attacks.The company has also touted Windows 10 S as being less susceptible to ransomware, and protected from types of attacks that have taken down previous Windows versions.

In Wake of Apple Loss, Imagination Technologies Puts Itself Up for Sale

In Wake of Apple Loss, Imagination Technologies Puts Itself Up for Sale Earlier this April, Imagination Technologies announced that it would no longer provide key graphics IP to Apple within 15 to 24 months (July 2018 to April 2019).The plan, at least initially, was to double down on its core graphics business, which has produced the bulk of the company’s revenue in recent years.

SpaceX Successfully Launches, Lands Second Reused Rocket

SpaceX Successfully Launches, Lands Second Reused Rocket For SpaceX, this is the second demonstration of its reusable rocket capabilities.For Bulgaria, it’s the first satellite the country has ever launched.

New PillCam Uses Wireless Radio, CCD Cameras to Diagnose Heartburn

New PillCam Uses Wireless Radio, CCD Cameras to Diagnose Heartburn While the FDA has provisionally approved the PillCam for use, they only allow it after a patient has experienced an unsuccessful endoscopy or colonoscopy.There are three versions of the device: the PillCam ESO, for the esophagus, the PillCam SB for the stomach, and the PillCam Colon for the lower GI tract.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: GPU Performance Tracking, Xbox Live Boost

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: GPU Performance Tracking, Xbox Live Boost There’s a number of new capabilities baked into the update, but we’re going to focus on two of the gaming-centric ones in particular.This is a major addition that’s been missing for far too long, and we’re thrilled to see it in the Fall Creators Update.

Google Will Stop Reading Your Email to Target Ads

Google Will Stop Reading Your Email to Target Ads One of Google’s most controversial practices over the years has been the automated scanning of email contents.It comes from Google’s cloud unit, which is responsible for selling G Suite business subscriptions.

CIA Tools to Spy on Offline Computers with USB Drives Leaked

CIA Tools to Spy on Offline Computers with USB Drives Leaked A new cache of CIA documents posted on Wikileaks reveals the methods employed by the CIA to hack these so-called “air-gapped” machines.To hack an air-gapped system, a CIA operative first installs custom “Brutal Kangaroo” malware on an internet-connected system.

Major Hyper-Threading Flaw Destabilizes Intel Kaby Lake, Skylake CPUs

Major Hyper-Threading Flaw Destabilizes Intel Kaby Lake, Skylake CPUs Now, a major Hyper-Threading flaw has been discovered that can destabilize Intel CPUs based on both Kaby Lake and Skylake — not something Intel needed on the heels of AMD’s new CPUs.The Debian page notes: “You want your system vendor to provide a BIOS/UEFI update that fixes “Intel processor errata KBL095, KBW095 or the similar one for my Kaby Lake processor”.

IBM, US Air Force Are Building a Neuromorphic Supercomputer

IBM, US Air Force Are Building a Neuromorphic Supercomputer The new supercomputer will consist of 64 million neurons and 16 billion synapses, while using just 10W of wall power.Superficially, the two seem similar — brains, like CPUs, receive inputs, perform calculations based on those inputs, and then return a result.

ET Deals: Save 86% on the Complete MATLAB Mastery Bundle

ET Deals: Save 86% on the Complete MATLAB Mastery Bundle If you want to learn the skills necessary to visualize and analyze data in your field using MATLAB, you can learn how to best tackle the task at hand for just $27.Whether you’re an aspiring academic or a burgeoning engineer, MATLAB will be an incredibly useful toolset.