Saturday , 20 July 2019

Technology

Nvidia recreates the Apollo 11 landing with real-time ray tracing

It’s the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Apollo 11 Moon landing, and Nvidia is using the anniversary to showing off the power of its current GPU technology. Using the RTX real-time ray tracing, which was the topic of the day at its recent GTC Conference. Nvidia employed its latest tech to make big improvements to the moon-landing demo it created ... Read More »

Can you really predict the next generation of unicorns?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. It’s a good week here at Equity HQ because our two co-hosts are both back at the same time! Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm, after each of them taking some time off, led the show today, digging into a wealth of news and ... Read More »

Virgin Orbit signs agreement to launch small satellites for the UK’s Royal Air Force

Virgin Orbit, the small satellite launch company backed by billionaire Richard Branson, has signed an initial agreement to develop small satellite launch capabilities for the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF). The deal, which is part of the RAF’s Artemis project, will see Virgin Orbit aim to launch hardware provided by Guildford, UK-based Surrey Satellites in a demo mission. This is ... Read More »

Pacquiao vs Thurman live stream: how to watch boxing online from anywhere

Philippine Senator and the only ever eight-division world champion, Manny Pacquiao is set to return to the ring on Saturday for a showdown with undefeated Super WBA Welterweight Champion Keith Thurman in Las Vegas. It’s one of the most eagerly anticipated fights of the year, and you can watch it all with our guide to getting a Pacquiao vs Thurman ... Read More »

Le migliori soundbar del 2019

I migliori televisori sono sempre più sottili e per questa ragione spesso e volentieri hanno altoparlanti piuttosto piccoli. A parte rare (e costose) eccezioni, l’audio del vostro televisore quindi lascia a desiderare. Soprattutto se avete un televisore di alta qualità, vale la pena di investire qualcosa affinché l’audio sia altrettanto bello. Ed ecco perché abbiamo confezionato questo articolo con le ... Read More »

Huawei 5G indecision is hitting UK’s relations abroad, warns committee

The UK’s next prime minister must prioritize a decision on whether or not to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to be a 5G supplier, a parliamentary committee has urged — warning that the country’s international relations are being “seriously damaged” by ongoing delay. In a statement on 5G suppliers, the Intelligence and Security committee (ISC) writes that the government must ... Read More »

Chromium-based Edge gets dark mode for Windows 7 and 8.1, plus other tweaks

Chromium-based Edge has received some further useful additions, including the introduction of dark mode for users on Windows 7 and 8.1.As you may recall, back in June when the revamped Edge was first launched for Windows 7 and 8.1 users, it didn’t have a dark mode, but Microsoft promised that the feature was coming soon. How to fix Google ChromeHere’s ... Read More »

PC gaming is dying? Nope, Ubisoft just made more cash from PC games than PS4

Ubisoft’s most recent financial results have revealed that its PC games made more money than any other platform.When it came to the first quarter of fiscal 2019/2020, no less than 34% of the cash raked into Ubisoft’s coffers came from PC titles, outdoing the PlayStation 4 which represented 31% of takings. The Xbox One was considerably behind on 18%, followed ... Read More »

YouTube Music now lets you switch to video without stopping the track

YouTube Music got a nifty new feature this week for its Premium subscribers, allowing you to switch seamlessly between audio and video playback without interrupting the flow of a song.YouTube announced the feature in a blog post on July 18, running users through the change – available for Premium subscribers on both the YouTube Music streaming platform and YouTube itself. ... Read More »

Grab up to £110 in BT reward cards with these fantastic BT fibre broadband deals

We can always rely on BT and its weekly rotation of fibre broadband deals for an internet bargain. And this week, boasting fibre speeds paired with a pre-paid credit card worth up to £110 – BT hasn’t disappointed.While there are a number of benefits to choosing a BT broadband deal – no 2019 price rises, speed guarantees and BT Virus ... Read More »