Enlarge / A second-generation Epyc server chip from AMD, one that may have been running 2002-era Linux code slowing it down. (credit: Getty Images) AMD has come a long way since 2002, but the Linux kernel still treats modern Threadrippers like Athlon-era systems—at least in one potentially lag-inducing respect. AMD engineer Prateek Nayak recently submitted […]
Heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and stroke are more likely when you sit down for hours per day.
Enlarge / The GeForce 3080 Ti. (credit: Sam Machkovech) Some users of Nvidia’s GeForce graphics cards are noticing severe performance issues after installing the Windows 11 2022 Update (aka Windows 11 22H2) that Microsoft released to the public earlier this week. As reported by Bleeping Computer, affected users have experience stuttering, inconsistent framerates, and slowdowns, […]
After more than a decade of trying to make flying cars a reality, Kitty Hawk is shutting down. “We’re still working on the details of what’s next,” the Larry Page-backed startup posted to LinkedIn on Wednesday afternoon. Before today’s announcement, the last time we heard from Kitty Hawk was in the spring of 2021 when […]
F1 is the biggest party weekend of the year in Singapore, but it’ll easily set you back thousands of dollars. We broke down the prices.
Race winner Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and second placed Charles Leclerc of Monaco and Ferrari celebrate with their team during the F1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 22, 2019 in Singapore. Lars Baron / Staff / Getty Images The 2022 F1 Singapore Grand Prix is taking place […]
Trump accused Biden of scheming to keep gas prices down but they’ve been in steady decline for months: ‘Right after the election it’s going to double’
Former President Donald Trump takes the stage at a campaign rally in Youngstown, Ohio., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar Former President Donald Trump slammed President Joe Biden for lowering gas prices. Trump claimed the decrease was a politically motivated scheme. "Right after the election, it's going to double up and go higher […]
Student loan startup CommonBond is quietly winding down operations after the pandemic’s interest and payment pause massively hit its core business
CommonBond cofounder and CEO David Klein. CommonBond CommonBond's refinancing business took a massive hit amid the pandemic's interest and payment pause. It effectively exited the business in June and pivoted to loans for residential solar panels. The company's CEO David Klein announced the decision in a LinkedIn post. Student loan lending company CommonBond quietly announced […]
The first video game studio in the US to unionize is shutting down. On Wednesday, Beast Breaker developer Vodeo Games announced it had failed to secure funding to produce an additional release beyond its debut title. “Despite a year of avid efforts, we’ve been unable to secure funding for our next project from publishers and […]
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Aurich Lawson) USB has come a long way since the 12Mbps days of the ’90s. It has waved goodbye to USB-B and is inching away from USB-A in favor of the slim, reversible USB-C connector. Data transfer rates have increased so dramatically that we can run powerful setups with high-resolution […]
Sen. Rick Scott says he has a ‘strategic disagreement’ with Mitch McConnell and tells other Republicans to ‘pipe down’ with ‘treasonous’ criticism of the party’s controversial Senate candidates
Republican Sen. Rick Scott of Florida and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky at a press conference on Capitol Hill on May 17, 2022. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Republicans are increasingly criticizing their party's controversial, unpopular Senate nominees. Even Mitch McConnell has noted that the Senate may not flip this year, citing "candidate quality." But […]