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  • NVIDIA Open To Restarting Production Of Dedicated GPUs For Crypto Mining Boom

    Have you looked at the price of Bitcoin lately? The volatile currency ballooned to nearly $40,000 in recent weeks and is now hovering at a little over $37,000. This has prompted renewed interest in cryptocurrency mining (not that it ever dissipated completely), and if demand is high enough (J.P. Morgan reckons it could eventually hit a $146,000

  • Cyberpunk 2077 Falls To Just $35 With These Hot Deals, First Major Update Arrives This Week

    Cyberpunk 2077 launched in early December to much fanfare, but that excitement and hype around the game was short-lived after scores of bugs and performance issues cropped up with the game... primarily with Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of the game. It’s been a wild month for developer CD Projekt Red as it deals with the fallout from

  • Samsung SSD 870 EVO Review: The Fastest SATA SSDs Yet

    Samsung is expanding their line-up of SATA-based solid state drives, with a new series of products designed to balance performance and capacity. A few months back, the company launched the SSD 870 QVO series of drives, based on QLC, or quad-level cell, V-NAND. These new Samsung drives launching today – the Samsung SSD 870 EVO series...

  • GTA 6 Could Gain This Next-Gen Intelligent NPC Technology From Rockstar

    A newly discovered patent by Take-Two Interactive hints that Grand Theft Auto VI will have smarter non-playable characters (NPCs), which has our minds swirling with possibilities. Rather than following programmed directives, NPCs that leverage advanced artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities could potentially feel like more life-like, in

  • Qualcomm Unveils Amped-Up Snapdragon 870 5G For Premium Android Phones

    Qualcomm has given birth to a new Snapdragon SKU this morning. Meet the Snapdragon 870 5G, essentially a juiced up version of the Snapdragon 865 Plus, which will find its way into select premium Android smartphones. The newer SKU offers the same features and hardware as its sibling, but offers a higher top CPU clockspeed. Like the Snapdragon

  • Atos and IBM Collaborate to Accelerate Digital Transformation in the Enterprise with AI and Red Hat OpenShift Technologies

    Companies Intend to Use Artificial Intelligence and IoT to Develop Joint Solutions to Optimize Operations for Clients in Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain

  • The big problems with Nigeria’s small property tech market

    “Between Spleet and Fibre, we created this market. Fibre made a mistake in that they wanted to break things fast and like you know, they’ve slowed down drastically. At Spleet, it’s the other way around and we will slowly grow and try to adhere to the complexities of the market.” The post The big problems with Nigeria’s small property tech market appeared first on TechCabal.

  • Sim Shagaya’s uLesson raises $7.5 million Series A

    A year after it raised a seed round of $3.1m, Nigerian Edtech platform uLesson founded by former Konga’s CEO Sim Shagaya, announced today that it has closed a $7.5m Series A round. uLesson, which was founded in 2019, is working on bridging the educational gaps for K-7 to K-12 students across Africa by delivering affordable, The post Sim Shagaya’s uLesson raises $7.5 million Series A appeared first on TechCabal.

  • ASUS GPU Tweak III Utility Hits Beta For Overclocking Your GeForce RTX And Radeon RX Cards

    If you are a performance enthusiast, trying to squeeze every drop of juice out of GPUs through overclocking can be vital to the key to the best experience. ASUS’ GPU Tweak software allows these enthusiasts to control and monitor their graphics solution thoroughly. The software is now getting an update with new features and UI to make an “extremely

  • ASUS ROG Phone 4 Gains 3C Certification, Snapdragon 888 SoC With 16GB RAM Expected

    It seems like just yesterday that ASUS launched its beastly ROG Phone 3, which came packing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC that was on a mission to top the benchmark charts. Well, Qualcomm has a new flagship Android SoC that has recently launched -- the Snapdragon 888 -- and ASUS was bound to introduce a new device to take advantage of this

  • Researchers Claim Smartwatches Can Detect COVID-19 Up To A Week Before Symptoms Appear

    If you could have an early warning system for COVID-19, would you take advantage of it? What if the early warning system was as easy as installing an app and pairing it with your smartwatch? Researchers at Mount Sinai Health System and Stanford University have found that devices like an Apple Watch or Fitbit can predict if an individual is

  • Score A 65-Inch 4K Smart TV For Under $500 With These Pre-Super Bowl LV Hot Deals

    Tom Brady did his thing yesterday, dispatching with the New Orleans Saints to advance the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the NFC Championship game. The winner between the Bucs and Green Bay Packers will advance to the Super Bowl. There are some enticing potential matchups for the big contest, and what better excuse is there to buy a big screen TV?

  • WhatsApp Is Leaking User Phone Numbers In Google Searches And Customizable Verification Codes

    The crazy train that is WhatsApp right now does not look like it will be stopping any time soon. After the privacy policy fiasco, which is still developing, other issues have popped up simultaneously. It appears that Google is indexing a WhatsApp subdomain that can share users’ phone numbers. Furthermore, there are also other issues with WhatsApp

  • Microsoft Edge Beta Browser Adds Native Apple M1 Mac Support For Improved Performance

    If you're the proud owner of a new Apple M1-based Mac and have taken a shine to Microsoft's Edge browser, we've got some good news for you today. An official public channel release of the native M1 version of the browser will soon be upon us, as it just arrived via the beta channel. Microsoft first launched an M1-specific version of Edge

  • Microsoft Just Patched The Annoying ‘Reset This PC’ Bug With This Windows Update

    When you are at your wits end with Windows 10, one option is the "Reset this PC" feature, found within the Recovery options in System Settings. There are two subsequent options—keep your personal files, or go full nuclear and remove everything. Neither option had been working for some users for quite some time, though the underlying issue

  • Facebook And Google Allegedly Colluded In An Anti-Competitive Advertising Deal

    Both Facebook and Google have come under scrutiny in recent years over antitrust and privacy abuses. In late October, the United States Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, alleging that the company was abusing its power as a "monopoly gatekeeper" to the internet for "billions of users and countless advertisers

  • Star Wars Battlefront II Epic Giveaway Has EA Scrambling To Address Server Overload

    Who doesn't like getting something for nothing? Sure, some things are so terrible that you might have a hard time even giving them away, but Star Wars Battlefront II: Celebration Edition is genuinely good these days, and also free right now at the Epic Games Store. The only problem is, so many people flocked to claim their copy that Electronic

  • Microsoft Investigating An Odd Windows 10 BSOD Crashing Bug With Chrome Browser

    The last thing you want to experience when working on your PC or playing a game is to experience a blue screen of death (BSOD) error, especially since these kinds of crashes can sometimes be difficult to diagnose. There are many reasons why you might experience one, though. Case in point, there is a rather odd bug that can crash your PC from

  • Microsoft Surface Pro 7 With Signature Type Cover Discounted $360 With This Hot Deal

    Now that Microsoft has announced a mid-cycle hardware refresh for its premium convertible with the launch of the Surface Pro 7+, it's a great time to score a deal on the standard version. The Surface Pro 7 starts at $749, but the discount that Microsoft is offering today extends to the flagship SKU that comes with all the bells and whistles. Today,

  • Flo health app under scrutiny for allegedly leaking users’ information

    In 2020, Tech Cabal ran a survey to find out which period apps were common in Africa; the focus was on Nigeria.  The survey reached women at the peak of their reproductive life (between 18 and 35). It asked what they tracked with these apps and how much they cared about the privacy of the The post Flo health app under scrutiny for allegedly leaking users’ information appeared first on TechCabal.