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AXLE announces what may well be the most unlikely NVIDIA GeForce...

AXLE announces what may well be the most unlikely NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 graphics cards
Somehow, we doubt that the AXLE Classic Edition GeForce RTX 3090 actually looks like this. (Image source: AXLE)AXLE has announced the RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 Classic Editions, which are seemingly the first customised Founders Edition cards. Unfortunately for AXLE, there are several signs that neither of these cards actually exist, not least because it…

Google’s Pixel car crash detection comes to the rescue by potentially...

Google’s Pixel car crash detection comes to the rescue by potentially saving a man’s life
Recent Google Pixel smartphones offer emergency features that could save lives in some instances. (Image source: Luca - Unsplash)An often forgotten about feature of Google Pixel smartphones has potentially saved someone's life. Unfortunately, car crash detection remains a Pixel-exclusive and is only available in three Anglophonic countries. Chuck Walker, known on Reddit as u/postnospam, recently…

Industry insider reveals details about the Mi Mix 4 Pro Max,...

Industry insider reveals details about the Mi Mix 4 Pro Max, Xiaomi’s first foldable smartphone
Last month, Xiaomi CEO Lu Weibing confirmed that the company planned to release new devices under its Mi Mix and Mi Pad series this year. Additionally, Weibing teased that Xiaomi would bring a foldable smartphone to market, a prototype of which someone was caught using on Chinese public transport in January. While Weibing seemed to…

NVIDIA to bring Resizable BAR support to all RTX 30 Founders...

NVIDIA to bring Resizable BAR support to all RTX 30 Founders Edition cards by ‘late March’; AIBs will issue VBIOS updates too, but initial performance benefits will be minimal
As we reported last week, Resizable BAR is now available to try on the GeForce RTX 3060 and RTX 30 series laptops. Currently, the company has enabled the functionality, comparable to AMD's Smart Access Memory (SAM), for the following eight games:Assassin's Creed ValhallaBattlefield VBorderlands 3Forza Horizon 4Gears 5Metro ExodusRed Dead Redemption 2Watch Dogs: LegionNVIDIA claims…

Looks like the after mining card is simply throttled because its...

Looks like the after mining card is simply throttled because its too hot. Probably…
A recent video by YouTuber Testing Games has thrown up an interesting question about the effect of prolonged stress on desktop graphics cards. In the video, the YouTuber claims to compare two RTX 2080 Ti cards, one that they have benchmarked from new and the other after 18 months of crypto mining. Now, crypto mining does not necessarily stress…

Biden to announce Merck will help make Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus...

Biden to announce Merck will help make Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will announce Tuesday that Merck & Co. will help manufacture Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot coronavirus vaccine, a senior administration official confirmed to NBC News.The agreement could boost supply of the vaccine, which is being delivered to states this week after gaining federal approval for distribution to the public.The deal between…

Energy-related emissions up in December despite pandemic

Energy-related emissions up in December despite pandemic
Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose slightly in December compared with the same month of 2019, indicating the sharp drop seen due to the pandemic was short-lived.Figures released Tuesday by the International Energy Agency show emissions from the production and use of oil, gas and coal were 2 percent higher in December 2020 than a…

Mom reports 6-year-old missing, but police say she ran him over...

Mom reports 6-year-old missing, but police say she ran him over and threw him in the Ohio River
An Ohio mother who told police her 6-year-old son was missing now faces murder and other charges in connection with his death.Before Brittney Gosney filed a missing persons report with the Middeltown Division of Police on Sunday, authorities said she tried to abandon James Robert Hutchinson in a wildlife area and ran over him when…

Biden administration announces $125M military aid package for Ukraine

Biden administration announces $125M military aid package for Ukraine
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Monday announced a $125 million military aid package for Ukraine, including two armed patrol boats to help the country defend its territorial waters.The remaining $150 million in military aid approved by Congress for the 2021 budget year will not be provided until the departments of State and Defense are in…

Biden’s CFPB nominee Rohit Chopra brings ‘substantive’ regulatory expertise

Biden’s CFPB nominee Rohit Chopra brings ‘substantive’ regulatory expertise
Rohit Chopra, President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is likely to return the agency to its original incarnation, proactively rooting out bad actors and levying hefty fines on violators, regulatory experts say. Chopra's confirmation hearing on Tuesday will be the first of Biden's regulators to face the Senate Banking Committee.Chopra’s…

Suspected new Banksy artwork appears on jail wall

Suspected new Banksy artwork appears on jail wall
A new mural appeared on the side of a former jail in Reading, England, showing a prisoner escaping down a rope made of bedsheets tied to a typewriter.March 2, 2021

Myanmar’s neighbors press for Suu Kyi’s release, restoration of democracy

Myanmar’s neighbors press for Suu Kyi’s release, restoration of democracy
Myanmar's neighbors pressed its ruling military on Tuesday to release ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and cease what Singapore called the disastrous use of lethal force against opponents of their Feb. 1 coup and work out a solution to the crisis.The calls from fellow members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) came…