Gears & Gadgets

How desperate are you for GPUs, CPUs, consoles? Newegg tests with new lottery

Enlarge Aurich Lawson / Getty Images Over the past 12 months, electronics retailers have been under increased fire and scrutiny for mishandling how they sell brand-new consoles and high-end PC components. This week, online retailer Newegg has moved forward with a new, peculiar system for selling high-demand, low-supply electronics: the Newegg Shuffle. (Or, as the […]

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Nvidia hits the brakes on public autonomous tests after fatal Uber crash

Nvidia is now halting all tests regarding autonomous vehicle driving on public roads. The company formerly tested its driver-free technology in California, New Jersey, Japan, and Germany. But the fatal crash in Arizona involving one of Uber’s self-driving cars pushed Nvidia into re-thinking its strategy. Just one error can be devastating. “The accident was tragic. It’s […]