Monthly Archives: January 2018

Teen Builds an Electric Celica

Teenager adam lansing has converted a 1980 toyota celica into an electric car he spent four years building his homemade EV . A 30-kilowatt-hour lithium iron phosphate battery pack gives the toyota a 130-mile range. Lansing has now started his … Continue reading

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Researchers treat ear defect by growing implants from cells

While scientists have been working on growing organs and body parts like ears for some time, researchers in China have taken it one important step further. They’ve grown new ears for five children with microtia — an ear defect that … Continue reading

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NVIDIA proves the cloud can replace a high-end gaming rig

A year ago, NVIDIA’s GeForce Now game-streaming service let me play The Witcher 3, a notoriously demanding PC-only title, on a MacBook Air. This year, NVIDIA finally unveiled the Windows version of the service, and it was even more impressive. … Continue reading

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Fujifilm To Acquire Photocopying Pioneer Xerox In A $6.1 Billion Deal

The logo of Fuji Xerox Co., the joint venture between Fujifilm Holdings and Xerox, is displayed outside the company’s headquarters in Tokyo. Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images The logo of Fuji … Continue reading

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Windows Defender to start removing “optimizer” scareware

reader comments 0 Enlarge / PC Power Speed is a historic example of the kind of program that Microsoft will start removing. The “registry errors” that these programs detect are rarely—if ever—a legitimate problem. Windows Defender, the anti-malware software that’s … Continue reading

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Samsung is now making cryptocurrency chips, while Intel looks on

This autonomous van could move lots of goods—but not a single person If you’re going to build a self-driving delivery vehicle from scratch, why include space for a dumb human? Well, that’s what Silicon Valley startup Nuro thought. What … Continue reading

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Finally, an excuse to cancel all your plans: staying in is good for the environment

Ellen Crupi lives in Bethesda, Maryland, but works for a startup company in Minnesota. She does everything online from sales pitches to video conferences. Working at home means she doesn’t have to dress up, wear makeup, buy new work clothes … Continue reading

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