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Valve Welcomes Firewatch Developer Into City-17

*Clears throat and does best G-Man impression*   “Welcome Campo Santo. You have chosen or been chosen to relocate to one of the worlds’ largest digital distribution services. Valve thought so much of your talent they’ll probably relocate your headquarters to Washington state now that they are your benefactors. Whether you’re at Valve to stay or move on to parts unknown, welcome.”   Riffs on Dr.Breen’s Half Life 2 speech aside, yup it is true – Valve has purchased...

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SpaceX’s Latest Rocket Landing Attempt Ends In Fantastic Explosion

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Before we can colonize other worlds or send astronauts on journeys outside of our immediate interstellar backdoor we must first find a way to reuse spacecraft. This is the current goal of Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk’s SpaceX company, who today attempted to land a craft on a floating platform after deploying a satellite. They absolutely nailed the first part, but the landing? Not so much. What could only be described as an epic fireball of failure,...

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NVIDIA Opens Up CES Keynote With Self Driving Car Announcements

Today at their CES press event NVIDIA opened up their discussion of upcoming technologies with their recent investments in self driving cars. A special computer developed by NVIDIA called the NVIDIA Drive PX2 is powered by a 12 CPU-core system that is liquid cooled and contains the companies upcoming Pascal GPU. NVIDIA is billing their self driving car initiative as something that will revolutionize society by spurring urban re-design, more accessibility to transportation and reduced number of...

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WARNING Critical NetGear router Exploit discovered.

NETGEAR routers have again become the victims of a DNS monitoring exploit. Potentially affecting 11,000 Devices. Site thehackernews.com first posted about A Vigilante Hacker, who protected users by installing malware on their Wi-Fi routers, forcing them to use a secure password. A few days later a security researcher (name not given) claims to have discovered a series vulnerability in the routers of the same model.  The exploit has been published as of today check out this link to...

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