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The Northern Isles data center contains 12 server racks and 864 servers. A cable, running under the sea, powers the centre and transports the data to the shore and the wider internet . More than half the world's population lives less than 200 kilometres from the coast, Microsoft noted. While Phase one of Project Natick confirmed that underwater datacenter concept is feasible, Phase two is focused on researching whether the concept is logistically, environmentally and economically practical.
  • Apple improves security protections in macOS Mojave

    Apple improves security protections in macOS Mojave

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    This mode also shows all the image metadata and quick actions available right in-front of you. Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the WWDC that runs through June 8. It now looks a bit more like the iOS App Store , and will be completely compatible with macOS Mojave's gorgeous and compelling dark mode . With the release of macOS 10.14 Mojave , this feature has been removed.
  • Apple previewing updates for iPhones, Siri and more

    Apple previewing updates for iPhones, Siri and more

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    Apple also highlighted data privacy with new anti-tracking features, and put in new ways people can control how much time they spend on their devices, apps or websites. iOS 12 will see older devices get speed boosts of up to 70% on certain tasks and launch apps 2x faster. The format will also get support in Adobe's Creative Cloud suite of apps for professional photographers, videographers and designers.
  • New AMD Ryzen Threadripper Has 32 Cores, 64 Threads

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    During the AMD press conference at Computex today CEO Dr. Lisa Su stood on stage and held up the first public showing of Rome, the codename for AMD's next-generation EPYC enterprise processor family. The increased number of cores and threads lend some credence to this claim and mean the Threadripper 2 CPUs should continue to be the better choice for people who regularly run creative processes such as 3D modelling and video editing - although we can't confirm this until we've had a chance to ...
  • IHOP is changing its name to IHOb

    IHOP is changing its name to IHOb

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    Guesses ranging from bacon to burritos were proposed. The restaurant chain tweeted Monday that the name change would be effective June 11. IHOP's Twitter page is now blowing up with messages from fans of the chain...because the restaurant just recently announced a MAJOR name change.
  • Blizzard confirms a new Diablo game

    Blizzard confirms a new Diablo game

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    This news comes from a job listing on Blizzard's website, which openly acknowledges the company is working on a new, now unannounced, Diablo project. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we all share a real passion for what we do. Considering Blizzard is hiring for such essential roles in the creative team of an unannounced Diablo project, it's nearly guaranteed that the sequel to 2012's Diablo 3 is officially in production.
  • Rockstar Announces Red Dead Redemption 2 Special and Ultimate Editions

    Rockstar Announces Red Dead Redemption 2 Special and Ultimate Editions

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    Pre-orderers through Microsoft's store now know what pre-order bonuses to expect. GTA $500,000 for GTA Online , which might not be the biggest incentive for those who haven't played or don't own that game. The Red Dead Redemption 2 Collector's Box is available now for pre-order from the Rockstar Warehouse , and it'll also be available from select retailers.if you feel like spending a lot more money than you need to on physical items, anyway.
  • Asus ZenBook Pro offers 5.5-inch touchscreen LCD trackpad

    Asus ZenBook Pro offers 5.5-inch touchscreen LCD trackpad

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    ScreenPad cleverly combines a touchpad with a high-resolution, full-color touchscreen to offer novel ways of interacting intelligently with both Windows apps and dedicated programs called ScreenPad Apps. There's also an icon to bring up the app launcher, which shows every app you have installed on the ZenBook that has built-in ScreenPad support. For now, the selection is mostly limited to a few basic Asus apps like a calendar, music player, and calculator, as well as the Microsoft Office ...
  • Warner Bros. accidentally leaks Hitman 2 ahead of reveal

    Warner Bros. accidentally leaks Hitman 2 ahead of reveal

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    Hot on the heels of teasers popping up on Twitter , it looks like someone has jumped the gun and leaked Hitman 2 , the logo for the game briefly appearing on the site of new publishing partner Warner Bros. About a couple of months ago, it was announced that the long-running stealth-action video game series known as Hitman officially received a new publisher as the development company IO Interactive teamed up with Warner Bros.
  • SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - 'Tablets' section returns on official Android website

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - 'Tablets' section returns on official Android website

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    And Dexter M: "Nice, but can someone fix the bug where Google has forgotten to make Nexus / Pixel tablets?" As of this writing, as you can see from the screenshot above, the Android Tablets section and web page are back online. Removing the section didn't detract any value that wasn't already being looked at but was yet another nail in the coffin for Android on tablets. This change wholly removed the tablet landing page.
  • Apple takes direct swipe at Facebook over privacy at WWDC

    Apple takes direct swipe at Facebook over privacy at WWDC

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    The two technology giants have clashed over data in the past, with Apple chief executive Tim Cook calling Facebook's data use an "invasion of privacy ", an idea Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg called "extremely glib". The company said it's shutting down that tracking, unless the user decides to permit it, through a Safari browser update for Mac and iOS devices, including iPhones and iPads.
  • Destiny 2 Details Annual Pass for Future Content Releases

    Destiny 2 Details Annual Pass for Future Content Releases

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    The content packs will also include new records to collect and new endgame activities. Called the Tangled Shore, the new location is an incredibly desolate looking area of strung up asteroids that come bearing a new type of enemy, the Scorn.
  • Google will roll out 'new Gmail' to all users starting next month

    Google will roll out 'new Gmail' to all users starting next month

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    The opt-out will also no longer be available to users who've moved to the new Gmail already. "They'll have the option to opt out of the new Gmail for an additional four weeks". Google rolls out offline support in Gmail and its new Smart Compose feature that completes your sentences. It's got new buttons, new "hover actions" and new features like the ability to snooze an email (like hitting snooze on an alarm clock) to have it pop up again later, and "nudges" that'll point you to emails you ...
  • Lenovo Z5 with a 6.2 inch display launched for Rs 13,000

    Lenovo Z5 with a 6.2 inch display launched for Rs 13,000

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    This means that the notch on these smartphones solves a goal, while the notch on the Z5 only houses the necessary sensors and the front camera. According to the VP of Lenovo, Chang Cheng, the Lenovo Z5 would have a 95 percent screen-to-body ratio.
  • Intel announces beastly 5GHz CPU, and teases 28-core model for later

    Intel announces beastly 5GHz CPU, and teases 28-core model for later

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    To mark the 40-year anniversary of the Intel 8086 that powered the first IBM PC, Intel has announced the Intel Core i7-8086K Limited Edition processor, its first CPU that can hit 5GHz in turbo mode. An announcement by Intel is likely to raise hopes about what Apple might achieve by switching to its own power management chips in future devices ...
  • What to expect from Apple’s 2018 WWDC developer conference

    What to expect from Apple’s 2018 WWDC developer conference

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    Speaking of pictures, Dynamic Desktop willl feature live wallpapers which can switch across your day. In order to add a file to the stack , you simply need to drag that file to the desktop. Safari will also present simplified system information when users browse the web, preventing them from being tracked based on their system configuration plus the browser automatically creates, autofills and stores strong passwords when users create new online accounts and flags reused passwords so users ...