Hydrominer ICO: Making an Enormous Splash into Profitable Green Crypto-Mining

Hydrominer ICO
October 20, 2017

In a virtual economy, crypto-currency mining operations take enormous amounts of energy, which can cut into the profitability of the project, and into returns on your investment.   Hydrominer, an Austrian start-up based out of Vienna, is ran by sisters Nicole and Nadine Damblon, who have experience crypto mining going back to 2014; plan on changing the traditional approach to this inevitable dilemma by tapping into a renewable energy source, hydropower….


Canadian wireless company Freedom Mobile offers 10 GB of data for $50

Mobile Data
October 19, 2017

In a move that will likely ignite a fierce competition among Canadian wireless companies for data services, Freedom Mobile today announced the launch of Big Gig under which it is offering 10 GB of data for $50. The Big Gig is being seen as a treat for Canadians who love good deals when it comes to phone plans and specifically mobile data plans. Freedom Mobile announced that under the new…


Nvidia Shield not getting Android 8.0 Oreo update

android 8 oreo
October 14, 2017

For all those Nvidia Shield tablet fans and owners out there, the semiconductor giant has said that the tablet won’t be blessed with the Android 8.0 Oreo update. The Nvidia Shield saw two iterations – the original one launched in 2014 and subsequently the K1 launched in 2015. Both the tablets did garner a respectable following and over their life have received quite a few updates including Android OS updates…


Intel flaunts new 17-qubit quantum computing chip

Intel Corporation
October 13, 2017

Intel has brought the quantum computing race on the front lines again by showing off a new 17-qubit chip – a move that is indicative of the semiconductor company’s intentions of getting a head start in the advanced computing arena. The new chip has been developed at Hillsboro, which is Intel’s most advanced research and manufacturing site. The new chip that holds the promise of paving way for advanced computing to…


World-record for optical switching capacity of 53.3 Tb/s established

NICT Switching
October 6, 2017

In a new record, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) has demonstrated switching capacity for short-reach data-center networks at 53.3 Tb/s. The world-record setting demonstration was delivered by NICT President Hideyuki Tokuda. The demonstration made use of spatial division multiplexing (SDM) over multi-core optical fibers (MCFs) as well as a newly developed high-speed spatial optical switch system that enables full packet-granularity. One of the major motivations behind the…


OnePlus 5 running Android 8.0 Oreo update spotted

android 8 oreo
September 29, 2017

OnePlus could be bringing in the Android 8.0 Oreo update to OnePlus 5 sooner than expected with reports suggesting that the smartphone manufacturer is already testing the update. Watchful eyes spotted OnePlus 5 running Android 8.0 Oreo on Geekbench and that’s a direct indication that the latest Android will hit the OnePlus flagship – at least in beta if not the final version soon. When OnePlus 5 was launched it…