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Google will auto-delete new users’ web data after 18 months

Google announced broad changes in its default data practices for new users, including a significant expansion in the company’s willingness to automatically delete data. In a blog post announcing the changes, CEO Sundar Pichai emphasized the company’s commitment to privacy, security, and user choice. “As we design our products, we focus on three important principles: […]

Gaming News

Nvidia now supports DirectX 12 Ultimate and new Windows 10 GPU scheduling feature

Nvidia is releasing a new driver update today that will support Microsoft’s DirectX 12 Ultimate and the latest GPU scheduling feature of the Windows 10 May 2020 Update. Nvidia’s DirectX 12 Ultimate support means its latest RTX cards support Microsoft’s latest set of gaming and multimedia APIs, which promise to better unify the feature set […]

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Peacock streaming service is coming to Android TV and Chromecast

NBCUniversal’s new streaming service Peacock will be available on Google platforms and devices beginning July 15th. That includes Android, Android TV, and Chromecast, including devices that have Chromecast built-in. Peacock will be going live on those platforms the same time it launches on Apple and Xbox devices July 15th. In its announcement today, NBC announced […]

Space

NASA plans to use private spacecraft for crewed suborbital flights

NASA’s private spaceflight plans extend well beyond launching people into orbit. The agency is forming a plan to fly astronauts, investigators and other staff aboard suborbital spacecraft. Once a Suborbital Crew office inside the Commercial Crew Program has qualified a suborbital system as safe to use, NASA will buy seats aboard suborbital flights for various […]