This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Beresheet was supposed to be the first privately built spacecraft to land on the moon, and it technically succeeded in that task. The probe, built by Israel-based SpaceIL, lost contact with Earth during its landing on April 11, resulting in a crash landing. NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) passed over the intended landing site on

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Stars are not forever, although they have lifetimes measured in millions of billions of years. When they finally reach the end of their life, most of the planets that have called a solar system home will be blasted to pieces or ejected into deep space. New research from the University of Warwick points out that

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. At its Samsung Foundry Forum this week, Samsung declared that its Product Design Kit for 3nm chips is now in alpha, having reached the 0.1 development milestone. Samsung is planning to launch a plethora of process nodes in the coming years, with development tracks planned for 7nm, 6nm, 5nm, 4nm, and yes, 3nm. For the

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Most laptops have a single display for obvious reasons, but you could make the argument that Apple’s Touch Bar is a second display. It can adjust to show useful buttons and even run various tools and apps. The newest HP gaming laptop has what is essentially a Touch Bar on steroids. Most of the action

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. All the wireless services we now enjoy require careful licensing and regulation to prevent interference. That’s why the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and similar agencies in other countries carve up the electromagnetic spectrum into blocks and auction them to companies. The FCC began a new round of auctions earlier this year focusing on the

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Blizzard has announced the ship date for WoW Classic, a 15-year-old game that is, by virtually every measure, a more inferior version than the WoW that exists today. I’m both excited for it and genuinely annoyed at how excited I am. Facts first, wangst to follow. On August 26 at 3 PM PDT, WoW Classic

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Do April showers bring May Tesla fires? There have been two notable Tesla fires this month, following a dramatic fire April 21 in a Shanghai garage. Now, a Tesla parked in a Hong Kong shopping mall burst into flames a half-hour after the owner parked the car and departed. Closed-circuit TV monitoring reportedly captured three

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. OnePlus started as a scrappy (and annoying) upstart company that promised to “kill” flagship phones and invited buyers to “Never Settle.” It began by offering phones that cut a lot of corners but cost hundreds less than the competition. Little by little, OnePlus has improved its hardware and software, and that brings us to the

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Modern artificial intelligence employs complex algorithms to do all sorts of tasks in an instant, such as figuring out how a customer feels based on their review or identifying specific characteristics of an image. However, AI’s brightest moments come from the creative ways we employ these algorithms. People have used AI to generate new sports,

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Once upon a time, motherboard chipset updates were major news — mostly because we were impatiently waiting for circuit engineers to fix whatever they’d broken in the previous hardware release. There’s a lot less of that these days, happily, but the flip side of that equation is that motherboards don’t tend to evolve as quickly,