Virtual Reality Used To Relax Cows Into Producing More Milk

From : Virtual reality is coming for the cows. As announced by Moscow's Ministry of Agriculture and Food, a team of researchers and vets have developed VR headsets for dairy cows living on a farm just outside of Moscow. The reason? To convince these cows that they're standing in summer fields, rather than cold wintery ones. Not only does this calm them down and reduce any anxiety, but it ultimately makes them produce more milk.

Intel says Qualcomm’s business practices drove it out of the modem chip market

From TechCrunch: It’s not like this wasn’t among the reasons everywhere suspected when Apple suddenly announced it was buying Intel’s modem business, but now the chipmaker has filed a brief in support of the FTC in an ongoing appeal by Qualcomm of a decision made in May. That decision found in favor of the FTC’s allegations that Qualcomm’s licensing arrangements for its IP around CDMA and LTE technologies have choked out other potential competitors.

Intel's Ponte Vecchio, Tiger Lake, Shortages and Data Streaming Accelerator

From Tom's Hardware: It has been a busy period for Intel related news: The company recently unveiled its 2021 flagship 7nm product, the Ponte Vecchio general-purpose GPU for the Aurora exaflop supercomputer and launched its flagship oneAPI software project. Tiger Lake also appeared on Geekbench, Intel gave a sneak peak of Golden Cove and provided a supply update. Intel also announced a ‘data streaming accelerator’ coming in future CPUs and more.

AIDA64 v6.20 Press Release

From FinalWire Press Release: FinalWire Ltd today announced the immediate availability of AIDA64 Extreme 6.20 software, a streamlined diagnostic and benchmarking tool for home users; the immediate availability of AIDA64 Engineer 6.20 software, a professional diagnostic and benchmarking solution for corporate IT technicians and engineers; the immediate availability of AIDA64 Business 6.20 software, an essential network management solution for small and medium scale enterprises; and the immediate availability of AIDA64 Network Audit 6.20 software, a dedicated network audit toolset to c

Gigabyte’s new $1500 external GPU is powered by a water-cooled RTX 2080 Ti

From The Verge: Gigabyte’s latest eGPU is the Aorus RTX 2080 Ti, a $1500 external graphics box containing one of Nvidia’s most powerful consumer graphics cards. Rather than relying on air-cooling, this is the first external graphics card to use an all-in-one water-cooling system, and it includes a 240-mm radiator equipped by two 120-mm fans. The result is an accessory that should give a Thunderbolt 3-equipped laptop or desktop a decent graphics boost, all without producing too much noise. It’s a lot of kit for a reasonable price.

Disney Plus adds 'Continue Watching' section so you can easily pick up where you left off

From CNET: Disney Plus added a feature that its million of users will no doubt be glad to see: the ability to easily track how far you've got in the movies and shows you're watching. You'll find the "Continue Watching" row in your menu now, with progress bars indicating how much is left in that 500th Frozen rewatch or your 30th viewing of The Mandalorian's third episode.

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