AMD Beats Q2 2017 Expectations on Strong Ryzen, Epyc Sales

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AMD beat Wall Street expectations for Q2 2017 and is on track to deliver a strong Q3 and Q4, with Vega and Threadripper both debuting in August.

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One unusual indicator spells trouble for Silicon Valley

A post at Silicon Beat notes that one question is on everybody’s mind in the tech world: “Are we in a tech bubble, and when is it going to burst?”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/09/one-unusual-indicator-spells-trouble-for-silicon-valley.html

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Apple supplier Foxconn seen cutting costs to cope with Chinese economy, slowing smartphone market

Apple’s primary assembly partner, Hon Hai — better known as Foxconn — beat gross profit estimates for the June quarter, but in what may be a sign that the manufacturer cut costs to cope with weaker demand, a report said on Friday.

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GameBench shows iPhone 6 beats Galaxy S6 in game performance & better looking graphics

Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus from last fall beat this year’s top Android flagship phones in a series of raw performance benchmarks. However, despite often having a pixel resolution advantage, Android phones also typically deliver worse looking graphics on top of being slower, as revealed by GameBench.

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A new (computer) chess champion is crowned, and the continued demise of human Grandmasters

Garry Kasparov vs. IBM's Deep Blue in the 1997 rematch
It’s almost 18 years since IBM’s Deep Blue famously beat Garry Kasparov at chess, becoming the first computer to defeat a human world champion. Since then, as you can probably imagine, computers have firmly cemented their lead over puny, fallible meatbags. Today, following the completion of TCEC Season 7, we have a new computer chess world champion called Komodo.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/196554-a-new-computer-chess-champion-is-crowned-and-the-continued-demise-of-human-grandmasters

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