The magnetic stripe on the back of a credit card or debit card is now going away announced MasterCard.The 60 year old innovation is now futile and a security risk for cards with newer technologies.By 2033 MasterCard will completely stop making cards with magnetic stripe.Invented in the early sixtiesThe magnetic stripe on the back of your credit card appears to have … [Read more...] about MasterCard announces future without magnetic stripe on the back.
Apple’s valuation exceeds $2.5 trillion mark
All indicators are green at Apple.It’s historic. No company in the world has ever achieved such valuation. Thursday, July 15, 2021, Apple broke all records on the New York Stock Exchange. The stock traded at $ 150, well above estimates from top market analysts. This allowed Apple to reach the historic valuation of 2.5 trillion dollars.Strong growth driven by several … [Read more...] about Apple’s valuation exceeds $2.5 trillion mark
Some weird Intel Core 12900K, 12700K, and 12600K specs have appeared online
Rumor Machine: Intel recently sent samples of Alder Lake (12th Gen Core) processors to its partners, and with that, some leaks have started on their specifications. As of yet, nothing other than the 12900K's core count has been verified by a database leak, although most of the information has been corroborated by multiple sources.Some of the leaked specs look odd, but not … [Read more...] about Some weird Intel Core 12900K, 12700K, and 12600K specs have appeared online
Here’s why the Galaxy Watch 4 could make the Apple Watch shake
In addition to new software developed with Google, Samsung's next watch could also use a more powerful processor.Normally, during its next Unpacked event, which would be scheduled for August 11, Samsung will present a new generation of connected watches: the Galaxy Watch 4.Samsung releases new watches every year. Nevertheless, the 2021 models should be very … [Read more...] about Here’s why the Galaxy Watch 4 could make the Apple Watch shake
Galaxy Watch 4: released on August 27, 2021, Amazon confirms!
A recent leak confirmed the price and release date of the Galaxy Watch 4 and its Classic variant, just weeks before Samsung's Unpacked event. Here is the latest info.Samsung will host its Unpacked event on August 11, and fans of the brand are looking forward to the many products the company is due to launch on the occasion. But the surprises are likely to be fewer than … [Read more...] about Galaxy Watch 4: released on August 27, 2021, Amazon confirms!
Razer upgrades Blade 15 and Blade 17 to 11th gen Intel processors
Only a few weeks after the launch of the Blade 14, Razer is not lowering its guard and announces a new batch of Blade 17, running on the 11th generation of Intel processors.Gone are the days of the “Pro” designation of previous models, and a return to basics. Very high-end, the new Blade 17 embeds the very best in terms of mobile components. New features which also benefit … [Read more...] about Razer upgrades Blade 15 and Blade 17 to 11th gen Intel processors
NVIDIA: GeForce RTX 30xx SUPER coming to laptop?
As with the Turing generation, NVIDIA is preparing to launch SUPER variants of its mobile GPUs. On a laptop, this would first materialize by adding an RTX 3080 SUPER and another mysterious chip to the existing line-up.A few weeks after the introduction of the RTX 3050 and 3050 Ti, which allow NVIDIA to offer (finally) effective replacements for the GTX 16XXs of the past … [Read more...] about NVIDIA: GeForce RTX 30xx SUPER coming to laptop?
Microsoft buys cybersecurity start-up RiskIQ
The Redmond firm acquired cybersecurity specialist RiskIQ for $ 500 million.Microsoft announced on July 12 that it had acquired cybersecurity startup RiskIQ for $ 500 million. Details of the operation were not disclosed. This agreement aims to help the Redmond firm to "strengthen the cybersecurity of digital transformation and hybrid work," she said.Founded in 2009, … [Read more...] about Microsoft buys cybersecurity start-up RiskIQ
Mac’s battery life with M1 is so good Apple thought there was a bug
Apple launched the Apple Silicon M1 SoC line and brought a new culture to the brand's computers. In addition to having high level performance, the machines are guided by their very low consumption. When this technology was presented to Apple's global distributor Bob Borchers, he received a curious feedback from his team.As it turned out, when a Mac was presented in full … [Read more...] about Mac’s battery life with M1 is so good Apple thought there was a bug
AI could also be used to create scientific disinformation
Researchers are sounding the alarm bells in the face of this danger.In the fight against false information, artificial intelligence can be of great help. Last November, we told you about this system developed by researchers from the University of California, Berkekey and Cornell. It makes it possible to identify the addresses of dubious information sites.In detail, … [Read more...] about AI could also be used to create scientific disinformation