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New supercomputer simulation suggests the Moon may have formed in mere hours, not months or years

New supercomputer simulation suggests the Moon may have formed in mere hours, not months or years

In brief: The Moon is a staple in the night sky, but have you ever stopped to consider how it came to be? Researchers have been asking this question for decades and a new simulation adds an interesting wrinkle to the debate. One leading theory suggests ancient Earth was hit by an object called Theia …

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From PCs to cars: Nvidia, Qualcomm and Intel race to automotive semis

From PCs to cars: Nvidia, Qualcomm and Intel race to automotive semis

Forward-looking: One of the biggest challenges for large semiconductor companies is that they must make big bets on key technologies and markets many years before they become commonplace. In our increasingly digital world, chips are the main base-level component necessary to enable new types of innovations that, in turn, lead to the creation of new …

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Corsair’s K100 Air Wireless mechanical gaming keyboard is its most expensive to date

Corsair’s K100 Air Wireless mechanical gaming keyboard is its most expensive to date

Bottom line: Corsair introduced the world to its latest wireless mechanical gaming keyboard a month ago. It’s finally available to buy but you might have to crack open the piggy bank to fund the purchase. The Corsair K100 Air wireless mechanical gaming keyboard features a minimalist design complemented by a frame measuring just 11mm at …

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Tesla is dropping ultrasonic sensors from new vehicles as it moves to camera-only Tesla Vision

Tesla is dropping ultrasonic sensors from new vehicles as it moves to camera-only Tesla Vision

What just happened? Tesla has announced it is phasing out ultrasonic sensors from its vehicles as part of the switch to Tesla Vision, its camera-based Autopilot system. The move means the driver-assistance feature will only use camera-based computer vision rather than a mix of radars and cameras. Tesla writes that the company started transitioning to …

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Linux 6.0 releases stable branch supporting latest architecture

Linux 6.0 releases stable branch supporting latest architecture

Something to look forward to: Users interested in new chip architectures like Raptor Lake, Arc Alchemist, or RDNA 3 will receive expanded Linux support with the release of the OS’ latest kernel. Linux 6.0 introduces many other improvements with other important updates coming very soon with 6.1. Stable Linux kernel 6.0 is now available for …

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New Pixel 7 phones, a smartwatch, and smart home Google products expected later this week

New Pixel 7 phones, a smartwatch, and smart home Google products expected later this week

Highly anticipated: The Made by Google launch event starts on October 6 at 10 am ET. The company should announce a slew of new products, including the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro phones, the Pixel Watch, and some new additions to its Nest smart home portfolio. As confirmed by Google earlier this year, the …

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TikTok and others scrape your data, whether you use their apps or not

TikTok and others scrape your data, whether you use their apps or not

A hot potato: Data collection has become so ubiquitous that most people just assume that any website or app they use is tracking them. Indeed, even after Apple’s recent privacy crackdown, Meta has been caught in the act of scraping personal data via a loophole. However, even the savviest users might be surprised that TikTok …

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A-Rod Wishes Jennifer Lopez, Twins ‘The Very Best’ After Ben Affleck Wedding

A-Rod Wishes Jennifer Lopez, Twins ‘The Very Best’ After Ben Affleck Wedding

Still nothing but love. Alex Rodriguez sent a sweet message to ex Jennifer Lopez and her children months after she married Ben Affleck. “With Jennifer, look, it was a good experience,” the retired MLB athlete, 47, said during the Sunday, October 2, episode of CNN’s Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace. “I wish her and the …

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Sister Wives’ Kody Wants a ‘Patriarchy’ After ‘Failed’ Christine Marriage

Sister Wives’ Kody Wants a ‘Patriarchy’ After ‘Failed’ Christine Marriage

New normal? The Brown family is at a crossroads after Christine Brown finally tells her sister wives about her split from Kody Brown. “Here’s the funny thing in plural marriage: a wife works with you or works against you,” Kody, 53, said during the Sunday, October 2, episode of Sister Wives. The patriarch appeared to …

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