The United States prohibits companies from selling chips to Huawei

The Trump administration plans to block the supply of semiconductors to Huawei, exacerbating tensions between the U.S. and China. The new rules will force foreign semiconductor manufacturers using US technology to obtain a license from US officials before shipping products to Huawei. This is a major blow to the Chinese technology giant who needs overseas semiconductors for its smartphones and …

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NOAA flies missions during the closure to improve climate models

photo:: Getty In the past week alone, Xinrong Ren has made four flights. However, he is actually not going anywhere. Ren is a senior scientist at the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Maryland. Since February, he has been climbing a sky as part of a federal research project with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

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Facebook buys Giphy in a reported $ 400 million deal

Angela Lang / CNET Facebook announced on Friday to buy the popular GIF platform Giphy. The social networking giant said Giphy will join the company as part of the Instagram team. “By bringing Instagram and GIPHY together, we can make it easier for people to find the perfect GIFs and stickers in Stories and Direct,” wrote Vishal Shah, vice president …

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Alternative assets become the mainstream TechCrunch

Anthony Zhang Contributor Anthony is a co-founder and CEO of Vinovest, a platform for investing in fine wine. He previously founded and sold two companies (EnvoyNow & Know Your VC) and is also a Thiel Fellow. How we invest changes. Technology makes investing easier and more accessible than ever. Meanwhile, Millennials and Gen Z are withdrawing public stakes. These changes …

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Asus ZenBook Duo Review: A dual-screen laptop you can afford

“The second screen of the Asus ZenBook Duo is a great addition.” Solid productivity performance Good battery life Secondary screen is useful Attractive design Tight keyboard and touchpad The chassis is a bit chunky Microsoft is on its way to a future with two screens. Asus started experimenting with its own dual-screen laptops in 2019. Regardless of whether the touchpad …

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Coming soon: A nuclear reactor – with a 3D printed core

Kurt Terrani wants to accelerate the future of nuclear energy – so he turned to her past. For the past year and a half, Terrani and a team of physicists, engineers, and computer scientists from the Oak Ridge National Lab in Tennessee have designed and built the components for a gas-cooled nuclear reactor. It’s a type of reactor that’s almost …

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Review of Disaster Report 4: 2020s best PS2 game

Making video games is a difficult task at best, but spare yourself a thought for the people behind it Disaster Report 4: Summer Memoriesthat finally came out for PC, PS4 and Switch in the west last month. I played it for the first time in 2009 at a game show in Osaka. It was running on a PlayStation 3 and …

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