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NZXT has made the perfect PC case for Fallout fans

If you appreciate a gorgeous PC case as opposed to a bland box and you’re a Fallout fan, then a new spin on the NZXT H700 will doubtlessly grab your attention.The H700 Nuka-Cola PC case has been concocted in partnership with Bethesda and as such is an officially licensed Fallout product, with...

Computing

Magic Leap One AR headset goes on sale for a small fortune

The practically mythic Magic Leap One augmented reality (AR) headset is now available for purchase for the incredibly steep price of $2,295 (about £1,731, AU$3,073) – and it can only be had in select US regions for the time being.Magic Leap has officially named this version of the headse...

Tech

AI giant SenseTime leads $199M investment in Chinese video tech startup

SenseTime may be best known as the world’s highest-valued AI company — having raised $620 million at a valuation of over $4.5 billion — but it is also an investor, too. The Chinese firm this week led a 1.36 billion RMB ($199 million) Series D funding round for Moviebook, a Be...

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India’s Hansel raises $4M to bring its app development platform to the US

Hansel, an India-based startup that enables more agile product development inside companies, has pulled in $4 million as it seeks to expand its business to the U.S.. The startup was founded in 2015 and it operates a real-time mobile app development platform that simplifies the process of product ite...

Tech

Slack is raising $400M+ with a post-money valuation of $7B or more

Slack — the app that lets coworkers and others in professional circles chat with each other and call in data from hundreds of integrated apps in the name of getting more work done (or at least procrastinating in an entertaining way) — has been on a growth tear in the last few years, most...

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Recuperating power: Charging a prototype Audi e-tron with kinetic energy

Enlarge / A full side view of Audi's prototype e-tron SUV. (credit: Megan Geuss) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Last week, Audi invited a handful of journalists to go for a drive down Pike's Peak, one of Colorado's many mountain tops that rise more than 14,000 feet above sea level. We rose before...

Software

The best free Skype alternative 2018

When it comes to messaging and video chat tools, Skype is one of the first name that springs to mind. Skype managed to build itself a huge following even before it was bought by Microsoft in 2011, and the user base has continued to grow ever since.The appeal is understandable – Skype lets you...

Software

Mozilla launches Advance – a forward button for your web browser

Mozilla has launched an experimental new extension for Firefox that suggests pages you might enjoy in real time while you browse the web.Advance works like a 'forward' button, providing a list of articles based on your browsing history and the page you're currently reading. It's like visiting Wikipe...

Apple

Apple Responds to U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce: 'The Customer is Not Our Product'

Last month, the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce sent letters to Apple and Google parent company Alphabet with 16 multi-part questions about how the companies handle customer data. Apple has since responded to the letter, reiterating the company's belief that "privacy is a fundamental hu...

Software

How to migrate 32-bit Thunderbird to 64-bit on Windows

Most Windows users who run the email client Thunderbird run 32-bit versions of the client. How I know that? Simple: the only version offered on the official Thunderbird download website is 32-bit for Windows. While it is possible to grab the 64-bit version, users have to actively search for it to do...


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