South Korea unveils US$19-billion support package for semiconductor sector to compete in global chip ‘warfare’

South Korea on Thursday announced a 26 trillion won (US$19 billion) support package for its chip businesses, citing a need to keep up in areas like design and contract manufacturing amid “all-out warfare” in the global semiconductor market. Under the package, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said a financial support programme worth about 17 trillion … Read more

This ‘invisible’ gaming PC looks absolutely incredible

DIY Perks We don’t usually associate gaming PCs with blending into your home seamlessly. DIY Perks, a popular YouTube channel known for its innovative projects, has taken on this challenge head-on with its “invisible” PC build. In all honesty, the project is a true testament to how technology can be seamlessly integrated into home decor, … Read more

Save $1,300 on this Alienware gaming PC with an RTX 4090

Jacob Roach / Digital Trends Alienware is known for  being one of the best laptop brands, but it also makes some excellent gaming desktops as well, with the Aurora R15 being at the top of the game. Of course, having a premium desktop means paying premium prices, and Alienware certainly is an premium brand, but … Read more

Digital health companies are launching programs around GLP-1s

Patent protection for Wegovy — Novo Nordisk’s blockbuster weight loss drug, which contains the second generation GLP-1 active ingredient and is at least twice as effective — is expected to expire by the decade’s end. Michael Siluk | UCG | Getty Images For Gray Beard, a kindergarten teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina, losing weight had … Read more

Xiaomi posts better-than-expected quarterly sales on growing smartphone shipments, as EV target remains on track

Chinese smartphone and electric vehicle (EV) maker Xiaomi grew its first-quarter revenue by a better-than-expected 27 per cent year on year, as handset shipments recovered globally. Sales reached 75.5 billion yuan (US$10.5 billion) during the quarter ended March 31, beating the consensus analysts’ forecast of 73.5 billion compiled by Bloomberg. The world’s best-selling Chinese smartphone … Read more

This HP gaming laptop is only $700 for Memorial Day weekend

Mark Coppock/Digital Trends / Digital Trends If you’re going to pick up a new gaming laptop, then you may want to opt for one of the best laptop brands on the market, and with names like Alienware and Lenovo in the mix, there’s quite the competition. That said, HP makes some great gaming laptops as … Read more

Usually $1,749, this Lenovo ThinkPad laptop is discounted to $650 today

Lenovo Professionals and students who need a dependable laptop should set their sights on the third-generation Lenovo ThinkPad L14, especially now that it’s on sale from Lenovo with a 62% discount. Originally priced at $1,749, the laptop will be yours for only $650, which is equivalent to massive savings of $1,099. You need to hurry … Read more

Neuralink competitor Precision Neuroscience testing human brain implant

Dr. Joshua Bederson places Precision Neuroscience’s electrodes onto a brain. Ashley Capoot As the lights dimmed in an operating room at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, Dr. Joshua Bederson prepared to make history. Bederson, system chair for the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Health System, is no stranger to long hours … Read more

Nvidia cuts prices on AI chips for China amid heated domestic competition with Huawei, sources say

The flattening prices underscore the challenges Nvidia’s China business faces amid US sanctions on AI chip exports and heightened competition, casting a cloud over its future in a market that contributed 17 per cent to its revenue for fiscal 2024. The growing competitive pressure in China also adds a cautionary note to investors in the … Read more

Great for browsing, this Dell laptop is $300 today

Dell If you want a super cheap laptop with a full keyboard, surprisingly good Wi-Fi, and impressive storage you’re usually going to have a hard time finding one. But with this Dell Memorial Day deal you can easily. The Dell Inspiron 15 is usually $380, but has been marked down to $300 at this time, … Read more