Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon chips include two with built-in 5G
Qualcomm just outlined the performance landscape for many of 2020's Android phones -- the company has introduced the Snapdragon 865, 765 and gaming-oriented 765G. They should all improve performance (Qualcomm won't share more until December 4th), but this time around the highest-end chip isn't the star. The upper mid-range 765 series represents Qualcomm's first systems-on-a-chip with integrated 5G, saving them from using separate, power-hungry modems to take advantage of next-gen wireless. That could extend battery life, of course, but it should also make 5G handsets more affordable.
What 2020 is bringing back : The Y 2 K bug ? Jazmin Goodwin. So, to keep the global network of computers from bringing all of plugged-in humanity to a screeching halt – or as the most doomsayers suggested – developers had two options: either rewrite the code to use four-digit years or use a
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Sure, it's 2020, but it seems the bug is back: Y2K. In fact, you might just be able to chalk up that inexplicable credit card rejection or parking meter fail to something that's so 2000.
Twenty years ago, you may recall, there was a race against the calendar to update computer systems to correct what was deemed the Y2K or millennium bug. During the advent of computers, they were coded to store dates counting the years by the last two digits instead of all four, so when the year 2000 arrived requiring a full four-number shift, many systems would have jumped back to the year 1900, which many feared would wreak havoc across industries that had become dependent on the burgeoning network of interconnected computers.
Walmart will test driverless grocery deliveries in Houston
Walmart is about to experiment with autonomous grocery delivery in a big way. The big-box retailer is launching a pilot program in Houston that will use Nuro's self-driving R1 vehicle to shuttle food from "select" stores to customers who've opted into the program. The companies didn't outline how customers would enroll, but Houstonians can expect service to start in the "coming weeks." The test run will help Nuro and Walmart "develop and refine"The test run will help Nuro and Walmart "develop and refine" their services, including providing the best "end-to-end" experience for shoppers.
Although not officially attributed to a Y 2020 bug , failures in Hamburg's subway system hindered traffic after a Greg Sternberg was a developer and a consultant back then. Among 59 enhancements and bug fixes, Microsoft brings Jupyter improvements to the Python extension for Visual Studio Code
The Year 2038 problem (also called Y2038 or Unix Y 2 K ) relates to representing time in many digital systems as the number of seconds passed since 00:00:00 UTC on 1 January 1970 and storing it as
So, to keep the global network of computers from bringing all of plugged-in humanity to a screeching halt – or as the most doomsayers suggested – developers had two options: either rewrite the code to use four-digit years or use a temporary fix coined "windowing,"
Windowing allowed programmers to refer to dates from 00 to 20 as the 2000s instead of the 1900s. It's estimated thatof computers in 1999 were repaired with this method.
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Now, in the year 2020, the bug is back. The glitch has affected both parking meters and wrestling video games.
LG delivers 'Real 8K' with eight new OLED and LCD TVs in 2020
With CES about to start, LG has unveiled some hints about its new top of the line TVs for 2020. In this era, that means jumping from 4K to 8K, and the company will have eight new models that it says promise "Real 8K" performance that "exceeds" the CTA's spec for 8K. The way LG sees things, even though Samsung's QLED tech may be certified as 8K, that doesn't make it "real" without surpassing a minimum test for contrast modulation (CM) threshold requirements.
Reports proclaim that the Year 2038 problem is going to cause computerised doom: here’s what you need to know.
What 2020 is bringing back : The Y 2 K bug ? Y 2 K bug fix is causing glitches in computers and software in 2020 because some window systems are outmoded. The millennium bug is back with a vengeance, after programmers in the 1990s simply pushed the problem back by 20 years.
Credit cards and pre-paid parking cards wereto be rejected by parking meters around New York City. The issue was linked to a software glitch that had an “established end date” of Jan. 1, 2020, and was never updated.
The Department of Transportationon Jan. 7 that all of NYC's 14,000 parking meters were repaired.
Wrestling game, WWE 2K20 reported crashes shortly after midnight upon the New Year. Gamers on social media noted a date bug that involved switching the system date to 2019 and then 2020 to repair the game.
2K, the publisher behind the game, announced an official downloadable fix within the same day.
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The Year 2000 problem, also known as the Y 2 K problem, the Millennium bug , Y 2 K bug , the Y 2 K glitch, or Y 2 K , refers to events related to the formatting and storage of calendar data for dates
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So, why is this happening all over again?
The quick-fix was never supposed to last forever. It was believed that 2020 would be the year many windowed systems would become outmoded. As it stands, it's still unclear how many other systems may be affected or if we will be seeing this bug again in the near future.
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Fairfield teen faces felony weapons charge after knives found at high school .
A 15-year-old Fairfield High School sophomore was released to his parents after police charged him with felony weapons possession. © Provided by Journal-News A Fairfield High School sophomore was charged with a felony weapons possession charge after bringing two folding knives to school on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. FILE The student, who is not being named, was charged with possessing deadly weapons in a school safety zone after a school resource officer found him with two folding knives, said Fairfield Police Officer Doug Day. The charge is a fifth-degree felony.