Intel: Spectre Patch Reboot Issue Affects Newer Chips, Too

Original Story (1/18): The reboot problem affecting Spectre/Meltdown -patched systems is more widespread than initially thought, Intel announced Wednesday. Last week, Intel revealed that “a few customers” have experienced higher-than-usual system reboots after applying the firmware updates. At that time, Navin Shenoy, Intel’s Data Center Group EVP and General Manager, said the problem hit firmware […]

Google’s AI Tech Helps NASA Spot 2 New Planets

On Thursday, Google and NASA announced the discovery of two new planets outside our solar system that were found using the company’s machine learning technology. The two planets–both over 1,000 light-years away–were glimpsed when a Google-backed computer model analyzed data taken from the Kepler Space Telescope, which was launched in 2009. Using Kepler, astronomers have […]