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Chrome 64 to halt annoying redirect attempts while browsing

Chrome 64 to halt annoying redirect attempts while browsing

Google noted in a Chromium Blog post published today that this method now bypasses Chrome's pop-up blocker . It is now a standard feature among the browsers. The latest development will become available as a part of Chrome 64, which is now available in the Canary and Dev channels, and will be available to the masses sometime in early 2018.


Raja Koduri Joins Intel as Chief Architect Cores and Visual Computing

Raja Koduri Joins Intel as Chief Architect Cores and Visual Computing

Raja of course has a long history in the GPU space as a leader in GPU architecture, serving as the manager of AMD's graphics business twice, and in between AMD stints serving as the director of graphics architecture on Apple's GPU team. On the other hand, Intel and AMD are getting along pretty good right now. This is a field Intel already plays in to some extent with their Atom processors on the GPU side, and their Movidius neural compute engines on the dedicated silicon sign.



Help nickname NASA's next flyby target

It might even be a system of "multiple objects", Nasa reckons. New Horizon had spotted MU69 from a remote area of Argentina as the space rock passed near a star, blocking its light briefly, a report in The Verge said. "We are hoping that somebody out there proposes the flawless, inspiring name for MU69", he added. After the voting ends, mission team members will choose the victor from those with the highest number of votes.


Remarkable 'zombie star' exploded, survived - and then kept on exploding

Remarkable 'zombie star' exploded, survived - and then kept on exploding

The star can blow off steam several times, the idea goes, before finally dying in a supernova. Typically, they continue to shine for roughly 100 days. An artist's depiction shows a supernova explosion. An image of the supernova in 1954, compared to 1993 when it was dark . "A pulsational pair could give outbursts at very different time scales - could be years, could be decades", he said.


Google Pixel 2 XL owners are complaining about yet another problem

Google Pixel 2 XL owners are complaining about yet another problem

Just before this Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones were reported with the OLED burn-in problem which caused a substantial harm to the brand's reputation. Still, some users preferred the saturated colors on screen. Previously, the company released a batch of "pure" Pixel 2 XL without Android. This has also been reported when giving voice commands on the affected devices.



New 2018 iPad Pro concept imagines Face ID & bezel-less design

However, the new version of the tablet is unlikely to include an OLED screen, which provides more vivid colors and sharper clarity, the people said. Bloomberg said Apple also wants to slim down the bezels around the sides and above and below the screen, which means it might be a slate that's nearly entirely a display.