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Hackers Can Now Compromise USB Devices And On-Board USB Controllers

Another day, another report of a potential hack that could cause some real trouble. Researchers at Berlin's SR Labs have discovered that firmware can be rewritten on any sort of USB device, ...

2 hours ago from HotHardware

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Oculus Rift DK2 Gets Torn Apart, Revealing Its Samsung Innards

 You may not be able to get your hands on the very-much-backordered second generation Oculus Rift, but you know who did? iFixit — the guys who tear apart pretty much every device ...

2 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Team in Denmark breaks data transmission rate over single fiber cable—43 terabits per second

A team at Denmark's Karlsruhe Institute for Technology has broken the data transmission rate record previously set by a team in Germany (32 terabits per second). In this new effort, the team ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Samsung's first bendable TV arrives in August -- in Korea

The electronics giant plans to release its first TV that you can bend between flat and curved. But will consumers go for it?

4 hours ago from CNET

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Modbook Pro X turns a Retina MacBook into a convertible 2-in-1

Do you ever look at all of those Windows 2-in-1s and wish you could only have one that runs Apple software? Well, the creative folks at Modbook are at it again, this time taking the guts of ...

Wed 30 Jul 14 from Gizmag

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Silent Power PC ditches the fan for a "cool" copper afro

The Silent Power PC is claimed to be the first high-end PC able to ditch noisy electric fans in favor of fully passive cooling. In place of a conventional fan, the unit uses an open-air metal ...

Wed 30 Jul 14 from Gizmag

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Ford And GM Face Lawsuit Over In-Car CD Ripping

It seems that Ford, a company that will ditch the BlackBerry and provide iPhones for some of its employees, alongside General Motors who are working on wireless charging capability for ...

2 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Square's new chip card reader will make your payments more secure

There's a good reason you don't usually see Square readers outside of the US: they're built to read payment cards with magnetic stripes, not the more secure chip-and-PIN cards that are common ...

Wed 30 Jul 14 from Engadget

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LG's 65-inch OLED 4K TV pricing leaks, and it's not ridiculous

Replacing the LCD panel in a UHD TV with an OLED panel is highly desirable for a number of reasons, but the main one for a lot of people is the fact it […]

2 hours ago from Geek.com

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AMD's Kaveri onslaught: New A10 & A8 APUs, better pricing, lower power consumption

AMD is launching a group of new SKUs for its Kaveri lineup and the new chips substantially improve on the value proposition of the product line.

6 hours ago from Extremetech

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