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IBM, US Air Force Are Building a Neuromorphic Supercomputer

IBM and the US Air Force have announced that they’re teaming up to build a unique supercomputer based on IBM’s TrueNorth neuromorphic architecture. The new supercomputer will consist of 64 million neurons and 16 billion synapses, while using just 10W of wall power. It’s common, when discussing CPUs, to compare …

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Building Gaming Keyboard 2.0: Bigger, Better, Oranger

Long ago, I fell down the custom mechanical keyboard rabbit hole, and several of my experiences in this expensive world have been detailed on ExtremeTech. Sometimes my keyboard projects are motivated by a need for a specific board that fills a niche, and other times I just want something that’s …

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Apple: Qualcomm Doesn’t Deserve to Earn Revenue on Every iPhone

For the past few years, Qualcomm has been the undisputed king of premium smartphone SoCs. While not every company uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors, its LTE modems have been extremely successful. Other companies have begun to take more market share, but for several years, Qualcomm virtually owned the entire LTE market. …

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Google Will Stop Reading Your Email to Target Ads

One of Google’s most controversial practices over the years has been the automated scanning of email contents. Google used that data to target ads inside Gmail, which it places at the top of the list in your social and promotions tabs. Google now says it will end the practice of …

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