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Tumblr to flip the switch on blog ads this week

Wow, that didn’t take long. Just one day after Verizon revealed it would be acquiring Yahoo for $4.83 billion, Tumblr quietly announced intentions to introduce ads across its more than 300 million blogs (Yahoo, as you may recall, purchased the…

Tesla's massive 'Gigafactory' by the numbers

Tesla is doubling down on its effort to complete construction of its massive battery manfuacturing facility, affectionately dubbed the Gigafactory. With 1,000 workers building seven days a week across two shifts, Tesla is hoping to start churning out lithium-ion cells…

How Humble Bundle combats fraud

Digital gaming marketplace G2A was at the center of a public dispute last month regarding grey-market game code reselling which for years has been associated with credit card theft and fraudulent chargebacks.

Apple iPhone sales slide in latest quarter

Apple on Tuesday said it sold 40.4 million iPhones during the most recent quarter, down from 47.5 million in the same period one year ago. That translates to a 15 percent decline which is hauntingly similar to last quarter’s 16…

SMS-based two-factor authentication is being phased out

Two-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to your logins by asking for a verification code after you sign in with your credentials. But not every method for retrieving this verification code is secure in itself. To that end…

Creating new worlds: What's new at SIGGRAPH 2016

The SIGGRAPH trade show is the holy grail of computer graphics and, increasingly, mobile graphics, virtual reality and augmented reality. It’s here where GPU vendors introduce some of their latest creations, software companies debut new offerings, and where you’ll see…

Nvidia packs Pascal into new Quadro graphics cards

Nvidia has today announced two new Quadro workstation cards built using the company's new Pascal GPUs. The Quadro P6000 and Quadro P5000 are similar to their consumer counterparts, but feature increased VRAM and target professional applications.
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