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Updated Asus RTX 3060 Ti spotted with higher performance GDDR6X memory

Nov 29, 2022

TL;DR: Rumors began circulating last month about several GeForce RTX 3000 series card refreshes. Despite no official announcement from Nvidia, a revised RTX 3060 Ti sporting 8GB of GDDR6X was recently spotted on Asus' website. The new revision reportedly boosts the card's synthetic benchmark performance up to 10% higher than the previous GDDR6 model. The refreshed SKUs can be found on the Asus website, carrying the same number of CUDA cores and boost clocks as the original TUF OC and non-OC v ...read more

Global VC Flourish launches Madica, an Africa-focused program to back pre-seed stage startups

Nov 29, 2022

Access to funding and lack of support systems are some of the greatest challenges faced by startup founders in sub-Saharan Africa. And while venture capital and founder support programs within the continent are growing, a lot still remains to be done to meet the financing, technology and social capital needs of the especially marginalized groups like women founders. It is these gaps that continue to inspire the development of new programs like Madica by US-based venture capital firm Flour ...read more

Here are the top 3 experimental technologies Adobe showcased at Max Sneaks 2022

Nov 29, 2022

The bleeding edge: Adobe held its annual MAX conference this week and, as usual, closed the event with its Sneaks presentation. Sneaks is a showcase of experimental features that Adobe developers have been working on for Creative Cloud throughout the year. This year's Sneaks theme was the Multiverse referring to the ongoing enthusiasm over metaverse technologies. Adobe held its annual MAX conference this week and, as usual, closed the event with its Sneaks presentation. Sneaks is a showcase o ...read more

Group14 awarded $100M by Dept. of Energy as part of effort to expand U.S. battery manufacturing

Nov 29, 2022

Group14 launched its first commercial-scale Battery Active Materials factory (BAM-1) in Woodinville, Wash., in April 2021. (Group14 Photo) Group14 Technologies, the Woodinville, Wash.-based maker of advanced silicon battery technology, has been awarded $100 million as part of President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to expand domestic battery manufacturing for electric vehicles and the electrical grid. The startup is receiving the funds from the Department of Energy’s Office of ...read more

India’s Wire retracts reports on Meta citing discrepancies

Nov 29, 2022

Wire has retracted its reports on Meta after discovering “certain discrepancies” in its news pieces, the Indian outlet said Sunday, marking what should be an end to the high-profile drama with the social juggernaut that captured the interest of newsrooms and tech companies globally for two weeks. The move follows Wire, a small but gutsy Indian news outlet, setting up an internal review process to evaluate its reporting earlier this week after Meta, the subject of the original story, a ...read more

Africa’s tech talent accelerators attract students, VC funding as Big Tech comes calling

Nov 29, 2022

Tech giants are increasingly looking for tech talent in Africa, where the number of developers reached 716,000 last year, up 3.8% from 2020, according to Google. In the last six months, Microsoft and Amazon have been on a recruitment drive that came along with enticing offers including relocation to their hubs in the U.S. and Europe, endearing themselves to the small but growing talent pool amid tough competition from other tech giants like Google, as well as startups. This demand for A ...read more

A list of 20 video games developed in the Pacific Northwest and featured at PAX

Nov 29, 2022

Intel Gaming welcomes fans and attendees to the 2022 Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Thomas Wilde) The Penny Arcade Expo has traditionally been a big event for the Pacific Northwest’s game development community, but 2022’s show in September took it up several notches. This year’s PAX West 2022 event in Seattle was a bigger production than last year’s safety-first show with more booths and more attendees, but once again, many of the “AAA” companies in the games in ...read more

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Nov 29, 2022

from the the-words-we-say dept This week, both our winners on the insightful side come in response to New York’s plan to destroy free speech online in response to the Buffalo shooting. In fist place, it’s an anonymous comment about the idea that online platforms sit at the root of white supremacy: Remind me again, when was the K.K.K. formed? In second place, it’s Cat_Daddy commenting more broadly on these kinds of Section 230 fights: Deep as a puddle The section 230 dilemma be ...read more

Black startup founders raised just $187 million in the third quarter

Nov 29, 2022

The amount of capital raised by Black entrepreneurs continues to decrease. The latest Crunchbase numbers show that Black founders raised $187 million in Q3, a staggering decline from the nearly $1.1 billion they received in Q3 2021 and a sizable drop from the $594 million the cohort raised in Q2. Black founders raised just 0.12% of the $150.9 billion deployed in Q3. Within that, Black women raised 49% of all the capital allocated to Black founders in Q3, according to Crunchbase, pacing t ...read more

Why Functional Programming Should Be the Future of Software Development

Nov 27, 2022

You’d expect the longest and most costly phase in the life cycle of a software product to be the initial development of the system, when all those great features are first imagined and then created. In fact, the hardest part comes later, during the maintenance phase. That’s when programmers pay the price for the shortcuts they took during development. So why did they take shortcuts? Maybe they didn’t realize that they were cutting any corners. Only when their code was deployed and exer ...read more