Google's quarterly profit soars again as ad sales continue to grow

From CNET: Google on Tuesday posted another big jump in quarterly profit buoyed by sales at the search and advertising businesses, the same businesses that have attracted antitrust attention.

Alphabet, the company that owns Google, posted a third-quarter profit of $18.94 billion, or $27.99 per...

XPG Unveils Its First Gaming DDR5 Memory Module

From ADATA Press Release: XPG today announces the XPG LANCER DDR5 memory module. XPG LANCER is XPG’s first DDR5 gaming memory. It offers increased bandwidth, allocates more bandwidth per CPU core, and reaches frequencies of up to 5,200 MT/s. What's more, it is equipped with a PMIC (Power Management...

Adobe is adding a collaborative mood board to Creative Cloud

From The Verge: Adobe is trying to make Creative Cloud’s website into more of a hub for collaborating across teams. So today, it’s announcing a few new tools headed to the platform: basic web-based versions of Photoshop and Illustrator, a new feature called Canvas that lets you make mood boards, and...

Report: Valve Is Working on QR Code Logins for Steam, Steam Deck

From PC Mag: Signing into Steam requires typing in an account name and password, but that may not be the case for much longer.

As PC Gamer reports, Pavel Djundik, who created SteamDB and is a well-known data miner, discovered references to a QR code login process in Steam's code. He also tweeted...

Facebook plans to break out its VR, AR business

From CNET: Facebook didn't get a new name as widely expected, but the social network did unveil a new reporting structure. On Monday, the social media giant said it would begin reporting results as two businesses: its core family of social networking apps and its Facebook Reality Labs, which houses...

Amazon announces Alexa program for hospitals and senior care

From The Verge: Amazon has two new programs that integrate Alexa into hospitals and senior living communities, the company announced today. They’re run through Alexa Smart Properties, which allows organizations to control a centralized Alexa system.

“Early on in the pandemic, hospitals and senior...

Patriot Viper RGB White DDR4-4133 2x8GB Review (Page 1 of 10)

I spent a day test driving some cars with colleague Jonathan Kwan during one of my days off. This included a Tesla Model 3 Performance. To say it was fast would be a bit of an understatement, especially when you first put your foot on the accelerator. I know this is well documented for electric cars, but it was not tangible until I sat in the car and felt my whole body pull back while I was going forward. The sensation of it was really such a...

Cooler Master MasterBox 540 Review (Page 1 of 4)

The other day, I drove to the University of Calgary to pick up my friend. It has been quite a while since the last time I visited my alma mater. The thing is, I would love to visit my old research lab and talk to my professor from time to time if there was no pandemic consideration. For me, doing research in a university environment was a lot of fun. Yes, being a graduate student means a lot of work. I still remember at the first day of my...

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