The Download: what’s next for chips, and climate-tweaking debate

The Download: what’s next for chips, and climate-tweaking debate

This is today's edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what's going on in the world of technology. What’s next for the chip industry The year ahead was already shaping up to be a hard one for semiconductor businesses, which experience cycles of soaring and dwindling demand. The industry was already…
Asrock X670E Taichi evaluation: This motherboard strikes a sweet area

Asrock X670E Taichi evaluation: This motherboard strikes a sweet area

At a glanceExpert's Rating ProsLoads of features for both gamers and content creators Excellent I/O, four M.2 slots, USB 4, overclocking features One of the best designed X670E motherboardsConsBIOS updates a must: Early BIOS had some issuesM.2 quick release, 10GbE networking would be welcomeSticker on top of RAM slots is tough to cleanly removeOur VerdictThe Asrock X670E…
Twitter information breach reveals APIs are a goldmine for PII and social engineering

Twitter information breach reveals APIs are a goldmine for PII and social engineering

January 6, 2023 7:39 AM Image Credit: Getty Images Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. A Twitter API vulnerability shipped in June 2021 (and later patched) has come back to haunt the organization. In December, one hacker claimed to have the personal data of 400 million users for sale…
German tuning business turns BMW i4 M50 into streamlined electrical police car

German tuning business turns BMW i4 M50 into streamlined electrical police car

The tuned BMW i4 looks like a suitable electric car for law enforcement purposes in Europe (Image: AC Schnitzer)With a lower suspension setting and other more or less discreet visual changes, AC Schnitzer has transformed the BMW i4 into an attractive patrol car for the German police. However, the customized concept car will not be…
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Scale your SEO material marketing instantly with this premier $39 app

StackCommerce If you run a business, you want to do everything you can to get the word out about your products and services. But that’s not the easiest thing to do if you’re not a marketing expert. So rather than hire a marketing team or contractor, save money by generating your own SEO content with Juice.ai. Juice.ai uses…
CNBC to evaluate boosts on its membership rates next year

CNBC to evaluate boosts on its membership rates next year

After seeing continued growth in the number of paying members to its two subscription products, CNBC will begin testing a price increase for at least one of those subscriptions next year.CNBC has two subscription offerings. Launched in January, Investing Club provides subscribers with access to CNBC host Jim Cramer’s market analysis and research, his charitable…
How firms approached the metaverse in 2022, and what possible it holds for 2023

How firms approached the metaverse in 2022, and what possible it holds for 2023

There is still significant debate on the eventuality of the metaverse.It might be too soon to declare 2022 as the year the metaverse took off, but that has not stopped media agencies from trying to innovate. Many seem to agree the metaverse’s exact future going seamlessly between the physical world and virtual one is unclear.…
The best free VPN for Android

The best free VPN for Android

Michael Crider/IDG It might be surprising, but free VPNs are no longer just for PCs. You can also use them to help easily boost your security and privacy game on an Android device. Whether you want extra security while using a public Wi-Fi network, or to get around geo-restrictions for most of your favorite streaming…
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy 3 trailer teases Adam Warlock, a six-armed Groot, and child Rocket

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy 3 trailer teases Adam Warlock, a six-armed Groot, and...

Home News Entertainment Guardians of the Galaxy 3 arrives in theaters in May 2023. (Image credit: Marvel Studios) The first trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 has finally been released publicly – and it looks like an emotionally fitting end to the current team's MCU saga.Debuting online after its latest showing at the…
Best budget gaming mice: Top performers, best for esports, and more

Best budget gaming mice: Top performers, best for esports, and more

When your K/D tally is at stake it’s pretty tempting to buy a premium gaming mouse with all the latest bells and whistles. But that can be a costly move that can see you paying upwards of $150 USD—that’s coin that could go towards a brand-new processor instead. The truth is you won’t lose much…