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Aaron Rodgers carted to locker room after hard hit

2:23 PM ET MINNEAPOLIS — Aaron Rodgers was carted to the locker room after Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr hit him in the first quarter Sunday. The Green Bay Packers quarterback was rolling out to his right with Barr pressuring him. As Rodgers threw, Barr hit him in the midsection and he landed on his throwing shoulder. The team announced that Rodgers has a right shoulder injury and was questionable to return. Aaron Rodgers is questionable to return to Sunday’s game with a right shoulder injury. AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn Brett Hundley ...

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Western Digital Reveals MAMR Technology That Could Allow 40TB Hard Drives

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The capacity of solid state drives (SSDs) has been advancing steadily on traditional spinning hard drives over the last few years, and drive manufacturers haven’t been certain how much longer spinning drives could remain in the lead. Western Digital just surprised the storage industry by announcing its upcoming Microwave Assisted Magnetic Recording (MAMR) technology, which could keep the price per gigabyte of spinning drives lower than SSDs for at least the next decade. The odds ...

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PornHub’s Virgin AI Wants to Make Searching for Porn Less Hard

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Normally, when we talk about computer vision, artificial intelligence, or deep…learning, we’re discussing hard philosophical problems (strong AI). PornHub, however, has its own uses for the technology: It wants to use it to improve video tagging, including accurately identifying performers and offering a more intelligent set of criteria than the typical tags you find on video. This is a rather sticky problem that doesn’t just impact those who keep lube manufacturers and online stripper shoe ...

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Seagate Unveils Massive 12TB BarraCuda Pro Desktop, IronWolf NAS Hard Drives

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Seagate has announced a new set of 12TB hard drives for desktop and NAS drives. The new 12TB volumes are part of the BarraCuda Pro, IronWolf, and IronWolf Pro product families. The BarraCuda Pro family of drives all spin at 7200 RPM and carry five-year warranties; the new 12TB drives are a straightforward extension of the previous 10TB hardware. Like all BarraCuda Pro drives over 4TB, the 12TB drive offers 256MB of disk cache, though ...

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Western Digital Launches World’s First 14TB Hard Drive

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. You might recall a time not that long ago that a 1TB hard drive was considered gigantic. How far we’ve come. Western Digital has started shipping its newest and largest hard drive, the HGST Ultrastar Hs14. As the name suggests, this drive has a whopping 14TB of space. Not only that, it’s faster and more efficient than the 12TB drives Western Digital started shipping last year. Like many super-high-capacity spinning drives, this device is filled ...

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Western Digital Launches World’s First 14TB Hard Drive

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. You might recall a time not that long ago that a 1TB hard drive was considered gigantic. How far we’ve come. Western Digital has started shipping its newest and largest hard drive, the HGST Ultrastar Hs14. As the name suggests, this drive has a whopping 14TB of space. Not only that, it’s faster and more efficient than the 12TB drives Western Digital started shipping last year. Like many super-high-capacity spinning drives, this device is filled ...

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20TB Hard Drives Will be Made of Glass

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Over the past few years, the rate of hard drive density improvements has dropped significantly. While Seagate and Western Digital have both pushed ahead with larger hard drives (often thanks to more platters and the use of helium), the actual rate of areal density increase has slowed these last few years. As Seagate and Western Digital push towards 20TB, glass substrates could be a critical component of that effort. Right now, only laptop drives use ...

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Hard Brexit 'offers £135bn annual boost' to economy

Removing all trade tariffs and barriers would help generate an annual £135bn uplift to the UK economy, according to a group of pro-Brexit economists. A hard Brexit is “economically much superior to soft” argues Prof Patrick Minford, lead author of a report from Economists for Free Trade. He says eliminating tariffs, either within free trade deals or unilaterally, would deliver huge gains. Campaigners against a hard Brexit said the plan amounts to “economic suicide”. What is the customs union? The UK is part of the EU customs union, and so ...

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Time to trade Kirk Cousins? Washington blew it, faces hard truths

6:31 PM ET It’s not really a surprise that Washington and Kirk Cousins failed to come to terms on a long-term extension before Monday’s deadline for franchise players. What is a surprise, however, is what happened next. Team president Bruce Allen released a statement detailing the offer Washington made to keep Cousins in the organization while revealing that Cousins’ representation failed to ever respond to the proposal. While teams often leak information to try to negotiate through various media channels, this sort of public revelation is virtually unprecedented. It also ...

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Wetern Digital Ships 12TB Helium-Filled Hard Drive

Every time you buy a hard drive, you probably think it’s plenty of space. Why would you ever need more? Inevitably, you end up in the red again a year or two later. Files just keep getting bigger with all these 4K videos and cameras with a zillion megapixels. Western Digital has come through on its promise late last year to release a 12TB hard drive. It’s headed to retailers now, but better prepare yourself for sticker shock. The new drive is being released under Western Digital’s HGST brand, which ...

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