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Amazon is challenging Microsoft’s $10 billion JEDI contract victory

Sponsored Links Jeremy Christensen via Getty Images Amazon has revealed that it’s formally challenging Pentagon’s decision to award Microsoft the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract. The project would modernize the agency’s cloud infrastructure and would connect the different divisions within the agency, which currently has over 500 separate clouds. According to The Wall Street Journal, …

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Share your memories of the first Xbox console!

Tomorrow marks the eighteenth anniversary of the original Xbox, the first console from Microsoft that kicked off a rivalry with PlayStation that still burns today. Stockier and arguably more stylish than the first PlayStation, the first generation Xbox featured a 733MHz Intel Pentium III processor and a built-in hard disk. The initial sales of the …

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Apple’s AirPods Pro are on sale just weeks after their release

Sponsored Links Engadget Less than a month after Apple released its AirPods Pro, they’re on sale for $235 on Amazon. That $14 savings is a little surprising. It’s unusual to see these things go on sale so soon, and it might irk some of the folks who bought them at full price a couple weeks …

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The Morning After: More 16-inch MacBook Pro rumors

Sponsored Links MacBook Pro keyboard Engadget Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We’re bracing for a big update from Apple and digging into a ‘maclunkey‘ first day for Disney+ streaming. Minecraft Earth is available for you to play, and Goldman Sachs is looking into how credit scores are being interpreted for Apple Card offers. It …

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Google’s patient data project ‘Nightingale’ is under investigation

Sponsored Links Sergey Tinyakov via Getty Images Well, that didn’t take long. Shortly after The Wall Street Journal blew the lid off Project Nightingale, regulators have announced that they’ll start looking into Google’s partnership with Ascension, the second-largest health system in the US. According to WSJ, the Office for Civil Rights in the Department of …

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Intel unveils its first chips built for AI in the cloud

Sponsored Links Intel Intel is no stranger to AI-oriented chips, but now it’s turning its attention to those chips that might be thousands of miles away. The tech firm has introduced two new Nervana Neural Network Processors, the NNP-T1000 (below) and NNP-I1000 (above), that are Intel’s first ASICs designed explicitly for AI in the cloud. …

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Elon Musk: Berlin ‘gigafactory’ will build Teslas starting with the Model Y

Sponsored Links SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives on the red carpet for the automobile awards “Das Goldene Lenkrad” (The golden steering wheel) given by a German newspaper in Berlin, Germany, November 12, 2019. Hannibal Hanschke / Reuters After launching manufacturing facilities in the US and China, Tesla’s next location is apparently in …

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Amazon discounts the Echo Show 8 by $30 before it’s available

Sponsored Links Amazon It looks like someone at Amazon missed the memo that Black Friday is at the end of November, not the start. Ahead of the Echo Show 8‘s release on November 21st, Amazon has discounted both the charcoal and sandstone models by $30, making them $99.99, instead of $129.99. While not new, you …

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How to buy sneakers for the hypebeast in your life

It’s hard enough to find gifts for your loved ones during the holidays, but hypebeasts in particular are a picky bunch. They only want the most hyped products and the rarest sneakers, which can be a complicated world to navigate as a shopper if you’re not familiar with it. But we’re here to help. Thankfully, …

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Twitter makes it easier to follow things you like

Sponsored Links Twitter The accounts you follow on Twitter may not be the only ones talking about things that interest you, and the social network is giving you easy way to find them. Twitter has started rolling out the ability to follow topics, so you don’t have to obsessively check relevant hashtags in the middle …

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