From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: SpaceX Satellite Broadband Network May Be Called ‘Starlink’

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The space firm headed by Elon Musk is working on plans for a satellite network that provides broadband internet access.

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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Nikon D850 Field-Tested: Possibly the Best DSLR Ever

While the Nikon D850 is not the fastest, or the highest-resolution, DSLR ever made, its combination of solid performance and stunning image quality makes it one of the best ever. I’ve been shooting with one since the day it came out, and so far I’m ver…

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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Tesla Working With AMD on Self-Driving Car Processor

AMD has talked for years about getting into the AI and deep learning game. It looks like the company has made good on those plans, with a new custom chip built specifically for Tesla.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Scientists Propose Studying Hundreds of Asteroids with Nanoprobe Fleet

A team of scientists from the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) has presented a plan to study dozens of asteroids with a fleet of nanoprobes.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: No, the End of Days Doesn’t Kick off on Saturday

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The world isn’t ending on Saturday. You know, in case you wondered.

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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Intel, Waymo Are Working on Self-Driving Cars

Intel and Waymo have been working on self-driving car technology in secret for nearly a decade. Now that the technology is moving towards being available in consumer products, the two companies are going public with their own work.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: US Navy to Use Xbox 360 Controllers for Submarine Periscopes

If you can play Halo, you can control the multi-million dollar digital periscope on a multi-billion dollar nuclear-powered submarine.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Conductive ‘Smart’ Tires Sense Road, Adjust Width and Pressure to Adapt

Continental’s in-tire sensors measure tire and road conditions, then changes tire pressure and rim width for the best, safest handling, mpg, and performance.

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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Stanislav Petrov, Man Who Saved World From Nuclear Annihilation, Has Died

The man who saved the world from nuclear annihilation has died. We all owe him a debt of gratitude.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Astronomers Catch a Glimpse of a Pitch-Black Planet

A new astronomy survey has found the blackest planet ever measured. Despite an exceptionally tight orbit around its host star, WASP-12b absorbs 94 percent of the light that reaches it.
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