American city maps using collective data analysis now on display
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Between now and September


In the second week of April, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Maine announced it will be the first to present data-mining and information visualization artist R. Luke DuBois’ work in a solo exhibition running now until the beginning of September. The New York-based artist has quite an impressive lineup of work that uses data analysis from census information and other online information troves to paint visually-intriguing portraits of the words that have defined American life throughout the past fifty years.

Sony files patent for eyeball camera lens
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Receives power wirelessly through a built-in antenna

Recently, Sony Computer Entertainment filed a patent with the USPTO to integrate a camera into a wearer's contact lens, complete with the imaging sensor as well as data storage and a wireless communication module. The technology, powered wirelessly and controlled by blinking, also offers the possibility of auto-focus, zooming and image stabilization.

Tesla Model 3 is most aerodynamic, mass-production car ever made
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Lack of front grille was intentional choice to achieve 0.21 Cd drag


Tesla's recently announced, much more affordable Model 3 midsize sedan will not become available to the public until Q4 2017, but a critical design specification that many outlets have not mentioned so far is the vehicle's exceptional aerodynamic efficiency rating. Ales Alajbegovic, Vice President of Exa’s ground transportation applications, recently shared his opinion on the vehicle's design attributes and how they influence the car's aerodynamic performance.

Microsoft blocks alternative search engines from Cortana
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Claims it is protecting users, mostly from malicious engines

On Thursday, in a move that may upset some Windows 10 users, Microsoft began systematically blocking all search engines other than Microsoft Bing for use with its Cortana search box and Edge web browser, citing reasons including reliability and "search experience unpredictability."

MSI unveils two new motherboards for Xeon E3-1200 v5 CPUs
Published in Motherboards


The E3 Krait Gaming V5 and the E3M Workstation V5

MSI has announced two new motherboards based on Intel's C232 chipset and aimed to be used with Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 CPUs with support for ECC DDR4 RAM, the E3 Krait Gaming V5 and the E3M Workstation V5.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare details show up
Published in Games


Coming on November 4th

A couple of new leaks have unveiled details for the upcoming sequel in the Call of Duty series, pointing to a November 4th launch date as well as revealing the name, Call of Duty: Infinite Wafare.

Xiaomi watch launch rumoured for May
Published in Wearables


Getting Mi Watch

Xiaomi is holding an event on May 10 where we could see its new watch – rumoured to be called the Mi smartwatch.

LG Display boasts OLED production
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Heading to South Korea

LG Display has said that it is writing a $395.99 million cheque to build production capacity for flexible OLED displays and lighting panels.

French outift installs back-doors in 12 million PCs
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Cisco outs Tuto4PC

Cisco’s Talos security intelligence and research group has found a nasty piece of French software that has quietly installed backdoors on 12 million computers around the world so its owners can spam the chaîne d'oignons out of users.

Tablet sales dead
Published in Mobiles


The death of the "game changer"

There more evidence that tablets were never the game-changer that Steve Jobs tried to peddle them as, and were just the keyboardless netbooks we said they were.