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Europe’s biggest battery storage system goes online four months early

Operators have flipped the switch on Europe’s largest battery energy storage system, bringing online a system capable of storing enough electricity to power 300,000 homes for up to two hours. The facility, located in Cottingham, East Yorkshire, UK, was overseen by renewable power company Harmony Energy Limited and utilizes Tesla Megapack technology. The system can […]

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Security experts urge Chrome users to patch new zero-day exploit immediately

Google just released an emergency security update to patch a newly discovered vulnerability in the Chrome web browser. The buffer overflow-based exploit was discovered by Clément Lecigne, a member of the Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG). Google acknowledged the issue and pledged to withhold further details about the vulnerability until the patch has been widely […]

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China and the US have plans for nuclear-powered moon bases

China and the United States compete in many areas, and it appears that the moon could become another area of contention for the two superpowers. The Asian nation plans to build its first lunar base by 2028, while the White House wants to bring humans to the surface by 2025. The South China Morning Post […]

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MSI teases super-ultrawide 240Hz QD-OLED gaming monitor

MSI teased its upcoming super-ultrawide gaming monitor aimed at enthusiasts on Twitter. Details around “Project 491C” are scarce at the moment, with the company only confirming that it will feature a QD-OLED screen with a 240Hz max refresh rate. MSI’s monitor will have a 32:9 aspect ratio and, judging by its name, will measure 49 […]

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EA apologizes after controversial Need for Speed social media account calls fan “milkshake brain”

A good social media account manager can improve their employer’s public image through thoughtful interaction with customers. But there’s a vital distinction between giving an intelligent response to a genuine complaint and calling someone a “milkshake brain.” Unfortunately for EA, its Need for Speed account chose to throw said insult at a fan, prompting an […]

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Elon Musk fires more Twitter staff, will reinstate suspended accounts next week

Days after telling Twitter staff there were no more planned layoffs, Elon Musk fired around 50 engineers without notice the day before Thanksgiving. The company’s owner has also announced that a “general amnesty” for banned accounts will come into effect next week. During an all-hands meeting at Twitter on Monday, Musk said there were no […]

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Samsung will manufacture 3nm chips for Nvidia, Baidu, Qualcomm and IBM

Samsung will use its most advanced manufacturing process to make chips for four well-known technology companies. The race to overtake TSMC as the world’s largest chip foundry is on, while geopolitical conflicts are tearing the old economic balance apart. Samsung has been chosen as manufacturing partner by four of the biggest technology corporations in the […]