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AMD finally launches the Kaveri APU, its most important chip launch in years

AMD finally launches the Kaveri APU, its most important chip launch in years

This launch has been a long time coming. AMD took the wraps off its Kaveri APU today, officially putting the chip on pre-order — for delivery in the next few weeks — and launching a few benchmark results to demonstrate its performance. We’ve written a great deal about Kaveri in the past, so I’ll mostly recap today. This is AMD’s ...

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Sandra Bernhard rips Barbara Walters and her ‘Most Fascinating’ guests

Sandra Bernhard rips Barbara Walters and her ‘Most Fascinating’ guests

Sandra Bernhard has a few choice words for Barbara Walters and her picks for the “10 Most Fascinating People of 2013” special — specifically the stars of “Duck Dynasty.” She believes Babs’ annual show contributes to the dumbing down of our culture. “I don’t know how much lower we can go when you see Barbara Walters sitting with those toothless ...

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Attempting to understand the most important chemical reaction on the planet: Photosynthesis

Attempting to understand the most important chemical reaction on the planet: Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is the engine of life. The synthesis of organic compounds made possible by coupling light to the splitting of water is probably the most important set of chemical reactions on the planet. While there are hopes of one day channeling photosynthetic outputs directly to our needs, many key details of the process, including the actual efficiency, are still incompletely ...

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Bloody ‘narcocorrido’ ballads are most popular Latin music

Bloody ‘narcocorrido’ ballads are most popular Latin music

The not-so-lyrical lyrics are a paean to Manuel Torres Felix, alias “The Crazy One,” a kingpin in the Sinaloa Cartel known for losing his mind and going on killing sprees: “With an AK-47 and a bazooka behind my head, cross my path and I’ll chop your head off. I’m crazy and I like to kill my enemies,” goes the verse ...

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The world’s most smallest FM radio transmitter – made from graphene

The heart of every radio transmitter is a reliable oscillator. Creating small, and tunable, oscillators that can maintain a precise frequency when conditions like temperature, pressure or humidity change, can be challenging. Engineers from Columbia University have just revealed to us the world’s smallest FM transmitter, which they managed to build around a nanoscale graphene oscillator. Details of their device ...

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PS4 reviews are in: Why do most launch games suck?

The PS4 has now made its way around the gaming and tech media outlets, and the reception is pretty consistent. While the hardware and UI are well regarded for the most part, the biggest issue at hand is the lackluster launch line-up. Small PSN titles like Resogun are well made, the multi-platform ports like Assassin’s Creed IV looks decent, but ...

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North Korea obtains EMP weapons from Russia, could now melt most of the electronics in Asia

Hot on the heels of (reportedly) harnessing nuclear fusion and a slew of ballistic missile launches, South Korea’s intelligence agency is now reporting that Kim Jong-Un’s North Korea is developing an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) weapon. At a bare minimum, this EMP could theoretically damage electronic equipment south of the Korean DMZ. At higher power levels, a real EMP device can ...

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