Month: June 2022

Greece and Saudi Arabia plan fibre optic cable to link Europe and Asia

Audio player loading… While the cloud might seem like a magical invention, a lot of physical infrastructure is needed to support fast connections to the internet.  Greece and Saudi Arabia have announced a joint venture to lay subsea and land cables that will link Europe and Asia, according to Reuters…

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Now the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 looks to have leaked in full too

Audio player loading… It’s been a busy few days for foldable phone leaks, because just a day after the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 was apparently leaked in full, its sibling, the Galaxy Z Flip 4, has been thrown into the spotlight. This new information comes from different (but equally…

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Volvo will use Epic’s Unreal Engine to create ‘photorealistic’ graphics in its electric cars

Volvo will be the latest automaker to tap into the graphical prowess of Epic Games’ Unreal Engine. The Swedish automaker said it will partner with the Fortnite creator to bring “photorealistic visualization” into its next generation of electric vehicles. The crux of the Volvo / Epic partnership will be the…

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Porsche strengthens ties with electric supercar startup Rimac in new funding round

Porsche is strengthening its ties with Rimac, an electric supercar company, by participating in a $500 million investment round for the Croatia-based startup. Porsche didn’t disclose the exact amount it invested in Rimac, except to say it was “eight figures.” And Porsche won’t have a controlling interest in Rimac, retaining…

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Safari is now the second browser to hit one billion users worldwide

Audio player loading… Apple’s Safari browser now has over one billion users, accounting for almost 20 percent of everyone on the internet. These numbers are from Atlas VPN (opens in new tab) which conducted a study to identify the most widely used internet browsers. Despite Safari hitting a monumental goal,…

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Garmin updates its mid-range running watch for the first time in three years

Garmin hasn’t touched its mid-tier Forerunner 200-series GPS running watches since 2019, but it’s ready to catch up with a major update — plus another for the most demanding athletes. The company has introduced the Forerunner 255, a follow-up to the 245 that adds full triathlon support as well as…

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