Daily Archives: January 15, 2019

Cotton Seed Sprouts on the Moon’s Far Side in Historic First by China’s Chang’e 4

https://www.space.com/43012-china-cotton-seed-moon-far-side-chang-e4.html Chinese scientists released this image of a cotton plant germinating in its tank on the moon aboard the Chang’e 4 lander. The photograph was taken Jan. 7, 2019. Credit: Chongqing University Before China finished packing up its Chang’e … Continue reading

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Megapixels: Behold this giant spinning ice disk

https://www.popsci.com/megapixels-giant-spinning-ice-disk?dom=rss-default&src=syn The image above might suggest someone dropped a small planet in the middle of the Presumpscot River in Westbrook, Maine, but (shocker) that’s not the case. It’s actually a big disk made of ice that’s slowly rotating in place. … Continue reading

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GeForce RTX 20 Series DXR Ray Tracing Performance on Battlefield V

https://www.legitreviews.com/geforce-rtx-20-series-dxr-ray-tracing-performance-on-battlefield-v_210152 Posted by Nathan Kirsch | Tue, Jan 15, 2019 – 10:47 AM Real-time ray tracing on Battlefield V was pretty impressive when it came out in November 2018, but GeForce RTX series cards took a pretty big performance hit … Continue reading

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Microsoft and Walgreens join forces to ‘transform healthcare’

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/15/walgreens-and-microsoft-health-care-partnership/ Microsoft Microsoft and Walgreens announced today that they will be teaming up to help improve health care. The companies have entered into a seven-year agreement during which Walgreens plans to migrate most of its IT infrastructure over to Microsoft’s … Continue reading

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Netflix Is About to Cost You More Money

https://gizmodo.com/netflix-is-about-to-cost-you-more-money-1831765949 CEO Reed HastingsPhoto: Paul Sakuma (AP) Netflix, the video streaming service no one can seem to quit despite its increasingly poor collection of titles, is about to hike up its prices. Customers can expect a $1 to $2-per-month rise, … Continue reading

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