Intel Optane Memory Now Available – Boosts Speed for Gaming, Web Browsing and More


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On March 27, 2017, Intel introduced the Intel Optane memory module for desktops. Intel Optane memory will be available for desktops beginning April 24. (Credit: Intel Corporation)

Intel® Optane™ memory, announced in March, is available to purchase at a variety of computer component retailers today. With the increased speed and responsiveness of Intel® Optane™ memory in a 7th Generation Intel Core processor-based system, users can do more with their system, without sacrificing the value and capacity of a hard disk drive.

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Texas Instruments and NASA launch virtual scavenger hunt with out-of-this-world prizes


"The Search for STEMnauts" provides students with a chance to develop critical coding and STEM skills

Apr 19, 2017

DALLAS, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) and NASA today launched "The Search for STEMnauts," a virtual scavenger hunt designed to ignite students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Each week, for the next six weeks, students in sixth through 12th grade are challenged to solve space-related puzzles for a chance to unlock virtual reward points. The student team with the most points at the end of the challenge wins an out-of-this-world prize pack, including TI's new limited-edition Galaxy Gray graphing calculator, a $500 Amazon gift card, a stellar NASA swag bag and a live video chat with an astronaut.