Intel’s self-driving tech division Mobileye is picking up speed, set to become a true threat to Tesla

The world of self-driving vehicles is roughly hewn into two factions: companies that believe fully autonomous vehicles will naturally evolve from advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), and those that expect the two will exist in concert, fulfilling different niches. The latter is currently led by Alphabet’s self-driving outfit Waymo, which has a testing ground of self-driving […]

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Intel’s next-gen processors have fewer cores but cost more, according to retailers

Rocket Lake does have one thing going for it, though — some nice symmetry. It’s comprised of 6 hexa-core models and 8 octa-core models. Good job, Intel. The hexa-cores include the i5-11400, 11400F, 11500, 11600, 11600K, and 11600KF. The octa-cores include the i7-11700, 11700F, 11700K, and 11700KF, and the i9-11900, 11900F, 11900K, and 11900KF. All […]

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Virgin Orbit sees its first commercial launch carrying satellites for NASA

Virgin Orbit, Sir Richard Branson’s satellite launch service that targets small satellite clients, is planning its second launch attempt today after a failed test in May 2020. Virgin’s satellite-launching outfit works by flying a customized Boeing 747 airplane to 35,000 ft and dropping a rocket called the LauncherOne carrying the client’s cargo. LauncherOne then ignites […]

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