Evaluation: Intel’s 9th Gen Core i9 9900 K processor strikes 5GHz– simply at a rate

Evaluation: Intel’s 9th Gen Core i9 9900 K processor strikes 5GHz–...

Intel's 9th generation Core i9 CPU. Richard Baguley Another view of Intel's 9th generation Core i9 CPU. Richard Baguley Let's be honest here: modern processors aren’t exciting. Speed bumps no longer thrill us, and we’ve become blasé about adding more cores. But we are living in a time when computers casually offer amounts of processing…
Dealmaster: The Black Friday 2018 tech deals that may in fact deserve purchasing

Dealmaster: The Black Friday 2018 tech deals that may in fact...

Enlarge / A bundle with Sony's PS4 Slim and Marvel's Spider-Man for $200 looks like one of the better deals this Black Friday. Mark Walton Black Friday is less than a week away, and we’re starting to get a good sense of what deals the tech world plans to offer up. If you’re at all…
A newbie’s guide to AI: Human-level device intelligence

A newbie’s guide to AI: Human-level device intelligence

Welcome to TNW’s beginner’s guide to AI. This (currently) five part feature should provide you with a very basic understanding of what AI is, what it can do, and how it works. The guide contains articles on (in order published) neural networks, computer vision, natural language processing, algorithms, and artificial general intelligence.  There are few technologies that inspire…
The mid-range Google Pixel appears in photos– total with earphone jack

The mid-range Google Pixel appears in photos– total with earphone jack

The mid-range Pixel 3. The back has this strange "C" logo. A headphone jack! These slots on the bottom edge are new. With the missing bottom front speaker grill, at least one of these is probably a speaker. A neon power button. Rumors of a cheaper mid-range smartphone from Google have been circulating for some…
Mark Zuckerberg actually desires you to understand he checks out the New york city Times

Mark Zuckerberg actually desires you to understand he checks out the...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today held a press call to talk about the company’s 2nd Community Standards Enforcement report. It was supposed to last 45 minutes, but it ended up nearly 2 hours long thanks to an extended – and very entertaining – interactive session with the national news media. The part about that “Community Standards”…
Apple inks handle A24 studio to produce initial, feature films

Apple inks handle A24 studio to produce initial, feature films

Apple has lined up another partnership to boost its video-content offerings. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Apple signed a deal with A24 studio, a New York-based production company responsible for movies, including the 2017 Oscar winner for Best Picture, Moonlight. Details of forthcoming projects haven't been disclosed, but Apple reportedly signed…
When you want upon an algorithm: Will Sophia ever be genuine?

When you want upon an algorithm: Will Sophia ever be genuine?

Once upon a time, in the faraway land of Hong Kong, there was a robot named Sophia. It longed for nothing, felt nothing, and was incapable of even the mildest human emotion. But, its creator Geppetto – er, creators David Hanson and Ben Goertzel, I mean – wanted to bring it to life anyway. So…
To match the brand-new Windows 10 dark style, Microsoft is including a light style

To match the brand-new Windows 10 dark style, Microsoft is including...

Enlarge / The new Windows 10 light theme. While end users have been customizing the color schemes of their computers for decades, we've lately seen operating system developers follow their users' lead with built-in, first-party support for dark themes. The dark theme was a big part of the appeal of macOS Mojave, and dark theme…
Microsoft desires Azure to be the multiplayer server service for each platform

Microsoft desires Azure to be the multiplayer server service for each...

Enlarge / Sea of Thieves is a game already using Azure for its server hosting and scaling. Rare Microsoft today launched a preview of PlayFab Multiplayer Servers, a new Azure-based service giving game developers dynamic, on-demand scaling of multiplayer servers. Microsoft bought Seattle-based PlayFab earlier this year with a view to using it to expand…
Pentagon stays hellbent on utilizing a single-provider cloud for Task JEDI

Pentagon stays hellbent on utilizing a single-provider cloud for Task JEDI

The US government today dismissed a protest against its Project JEDI contract filed by Oracle. The company claimed the project’s bidding process was rigged, and that choosing a single awardee went against Federal statutes. The government was apparently unimpressed by the common sense suggestion it refrain from instituting a $10 billion cloud-based information platform with…
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