From: Ars Technica » Infinite Loop
Apple?s A9X has a 12-core GPU and is made by TSMC
A big GPU is fed by a 128-bit memory interface but not an L3 cache.
My coworkers made me use Mac OS 9 for their (and your) amusement
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There's a New Form of Carbon That's Harder Than Diamond
Researchers have discovered a new form of carbon structure, called Q-carbon, that?s harder than diamond and allows artificial versions of the precious stone to be made at room temperature and pressure.
Christmas Lights Might Slow Down Your Wi-Fi
Did your Netflix stream grind to a halt as your loved one set up the Christmas decorations? According to British telecoms watchdog Ofcom, it could be the fairy lights that slow down your Wi-Fi network at this time of year.
Websites Are Being Sued For Infringing an HTTPS Encryption Patent
A number of companies, including AT&T, Netflix and Yahoo, are being sued because their websites are said to use a version of HTTPS that infringes a patent relating to encryption.
From: National Geographic News
Stunning Images Win Conservation Photo Contest
The winners of the Por el Planeta competition show the impact of man on wildlife.
How Billionaires Gates, Bezos and Zuckerberg Could Boost Clean Energy
From: BBC News - Science & Environment
The founders of Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook launch a new group to tackle climate change. Their ideas include delivery drones, advanced nuclear reactors, and solar paint.
Charles: 'We must save our forests'
Prince Charles says forest protection is starting to be taken seriously at the UN climate conference in Paris, but too many companies are turning a blind eye
Bid to drill deep inside Earth
Scientists set out this week to drill a hole into the Indian Ocean floor to try to get below the Earth's crust for the first time, testing theories about the make-up of the crust on the way down.
Japanese whaling ships depart for hunt
Japanese whaling ships depart for the Antarctic hunt, after a one year pause, despite international opposition.