Stanford researchers manage to put a particle accelerator on a silicon chip

In scientific pursuits, like the search for dark matter, researchers sometimes use high-power particle accelerators.

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Royole’s new smart speaker has a wraparound touch display

Today at CES, Royole, which is known for its flexible screens and making the first foldable phone, debuted a new smart speaker with a display. But it’s not a flat display like what you’d find on the Echo Show 8. Royole’s cylindrical smart speaker has a display that wraps around the device.

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Trump administration to begin collecting DNA from detained immigrants

The United States government will begin collecting the DNA of detained immigrants through pilot programs this week, according to a privacy impact assessment that was published today by the Department of Homeland Security.

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Trump administration to begin collecting DNA from detained immigrants

The United States government will begin collecting the DNA of detained immigrants through pilot programs this week, according to a privacy impact assessment that was published today by the Department of Homeland Security.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/1/6/21052229/ice-cbp-immigration-dna-collection-detainees-trump-administration

Xbox Series X rear ports include two USB-C and two HDMI

Microsoft revealed its Xbox Series X console last month, but the company strangely didn’t show off the rear of the device. During AMD’s CES keynote today, the chipmaker revealed the rear of the Xbox Series X briefly, showing off all of the connectivity ports.

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LG’s roll-up TV is shipping this year and could cost $60,000

LG’s roll-up TV — the one that impressed us at CES last year — is shipping this year and could cost around $60,000. According to CNET, the 65-inch 4K OLED television is supposed to ship in the second or third quarter of 2020.

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AMD reveals Xbox Series X ports in a sizzle reel

You won’t have to wait for Microsoft to detail the Xbox Series X’s connectivity — AMD just did. As part of a sizzle reel for its CES presentation, the chip designer produced a 360-degree view of the Series X that put its rear ports on full display. And…

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Splatoon 3 Speculations Increase After Discovery Of SplatNet 2 Service Ended Message

Today we have some very strange news to share with you about SplatNet 2, a service included in the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app that is connected with Splatoon 2. In Splatoon 2’s latest version 5.1.0 update, dataminers have found a string called “CommonMsg_JPja.release/CuiMsgWin.

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