Research study describes the strange gamma-ray-producing bubbles surrounding the stellar center

Research study describes the strange gamma-ray-producing bubbles surrounding the stellar center

The Fermi bubbles are large gamma-ray-emitting structures. They are symmetric about the Galactic Centre (GC), and their creation is attributed to intensive energy injection at the GC. In this study, a scientist from Tokyo Metropolitan University has shown that large gamma-ray emitting bubbles around the center of our Galaxy were produced by fast-blowing outward winds…
World’s very first direct observation of electron and positron capture procedure

World’s very first direct observation of electron and positron capture procedure

The anti-particles of electrons are called positrons. They can be created by hitting a target of heavy metal, such as tungsten, with high-current, high-energy electrons. However, in addition to positrons, the target generates almost equal amounts of electrons, simultaneously caught by electric and magnetic forces in the positron capture section that follows the target. Electrons…
The 5 finest Samsung phones of 2022: Holiday guide

The 5 finest Samsung phones of 2022: Holiday guide

In the world of consumer electronics, Samsung is arguably the most popular, with its product empire spanning from home appliances to mobile computing to software and services. Even if we tunnel into its smartphone lines, there are almost too many options to count. Over the past few years, ZDNET's team of mobile experts has tested. reviewed,…
Staying made up in the face of composable ERP intricacy

Staying made up in the face of composable ERP intricacy

Composability offers a ‘philosophical mindset shift’ to ensure that technology does not dictate your business By Emmanuelle Hose Published: 21 Dec 2022 Rather than being driven by technology decisions, composable enterprise resource planning (ERP) offers a way to use technology to support your business outcomes. There isn’t an alternative, especially when the suppliers only offer rigid…
The Download: a long covid app, and California’s wind strategies

The Download: a long covid app, and California’s wind strategies

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. A new app aims to help the millions of people living with long covid The news: A new app could help people with long covid cope with their condition by giving them a…
The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming Chromebook 16 is now delivering, however among its finest functions is still not OS large

The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming Chromebook 16 is now delivering, however among its finest functions...

The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming Chromebook 16 is now shipping, but one of its best features is still not OS wide (Image source: Walmart)Lenovo's first gaming Chromebook has some great specs for under $600 USD including its 12th gen Core i5 U-series CPU, full sRGB IPS display, and a native 120 Hz refresh rate. Unfortunately, you'll…
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…
Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Ti evaluation: Hobbled and extremely expensive

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Ti evaluation: Hobbled and extremely expensive

At a glanceExpert's Rating ProsUltra-fast 1440p gaming, solid 4K gamingExcellent ray tracing performance tops AMD’s best GPUsSuperb Nvidia software features like DLSS 3, Broadcast, Reflex, CUDA, Shadowplay, and moreDLSS 3 Frame Gen makes even demanding games buttery smoothFrigid, quiet cooler and dual HDMI ports on custom Asus Tuf model testedConsPainfully overpriced by hundreds of dollarsStagnant…
Meet “Claude”: Anthropic’s Rival to ChatGPT

Meet “Claude”: Anthropic’s Rival to ChatGPT

Meet Claude Anthropic, an AI startup co-founded by former employees of OpenAI, has quietly begun testing a new, ChatGPT-like AI assistant named Claude. The team at Anthropic was gracious enough to grant us access, and updates to Anthropic’s social media policies mean we can now share some of our early, informal comparison findings between Claude…
Ransomware: Practical suggestions to enhance resiliency

Ransomware: Practical suggestions to enhance resiliency

With ransomware attacks on organisations increasing, the question is not if an attack will happen, but when. We look at ways to minimise the impact of such an attack By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 28 Nov 2022 The State of ransomware 2022 report from Sophos found that two-thirds of 5,600 survey respondents say their…