Crytek revealed real-time ray traced scenes which rendered with AMD‘s Vega 56 GPU in Cryengine.
Microsoft announced that Windows 10 will now automatically roll back updates when it detects incompatibility issues that lead to startup failures. But only when all other automatic recovery attempts have been unsuccessful.
NatWest, a retail banking company based on UK, revealed fingerprint card. New card will use fingerprint to authorize a contact-less payment above £30, instead of the four-digit pin.
The card will be limited to 200 customers as a trial, and will go public if trial proves a success.
Google’s Project Zero, a team finding security flaws in it’s own products as well as other firms, exposed high severity flaw in macOS kernel.
Team reported that when user-owned mounted filesystem image is modified, the virtual management subsystem is not informed of the changes, making attackers able to take malicious actions without the mounted filesystem knowing about it. For full report, click here.
Also, Project Zero generally report the problems to the manufacturers privately and give them 90 days to resolve the problem before publicly disclosing it, which means that Apple couldn’t — or didn’t — fix the flaw for 90 days.
DigiTimes reported that GeForce GTX 1660 will launch on March 15th with $229 MSRP and GeForce GTX 1650 will launch on April 30th with $179 MSRP.
Microsoft Workers 4 Good, a group of Microsoft workers, is campaigning for their employer to cancel a $479m HoloLens military contract with US Army.
The group believes that HoloLens is developed for non-harmful means, including helping architects and engineers design buildings and cars, teaching complex surgery, and even to push the boundaries of gaming. Not to help people kill.
CEO of the Microsoft, Satya Nadella, responded to this campaign by saying “We made a principled decision that we’re not going to withhold technology from institutions that we have elected in democracies to protect the freedoms we enjoy”. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Finnish company Varjo announced VR-1, a VR device that has more than 60 pixels per degree(over 60 PPD / 3000 PPI), which is equivalent to human-eye resolution.
But although VR-1 has over 20/20 vision resolution and sub-degree accuracy eye-tracker, it has 87 degrees of field of view — human has
114 degrees FOV — and 90Hz refresh rate at max. Which is not near the human level.
Check out more info about VR-1 here.