Linus Torvalds Says Intel’s Spectre Fix Is ‘Complete and Utter Garbage’

Original Linux developer Linus Torvalds has called Intel’s patches “COMPLETE AND UTTER GARBAGE.” He actually used caps lock, so you know he’s serious.

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Samsung's 408-Inch 4K movie theater display looks stunning

It’s 33.8-feet wide, offers 4K resolution complete with HDR, and achieves 10x the brightness of standard projectors. Will it tempt you back to the theater?

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99-million-year-old bird found preserved in amber stuns scientists

Archeologists have just discovered a nearly complete bird, encased in fossilized tree sap, that has remained intact for almost 100 million years.

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China, already dominant in supercomputers, shoots for an exascale prototype in 2017

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China is working on a prototype exascale (1,000-petaflop) system that it aims to complete by the end of this year, according to state media.

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Apple said to be considering wearable glasses, augmented reality

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Apple is reportedly considering a foray into the wearable glasses market, despite the complete failure of anyone else to build a product people wanted to buy.

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Reversing track, Kanye West's full 'Life of Pablo' may come to Apple Music on Friday

Article Image Despite earlier promises by the rapper, Kanye West’s complete The Life of Pablo album should appear on Apple Music and Spotify on April 1, a report said on Thursday.

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Massive sliding glass doors now being installed at Apple's new flagship Union Square San Francisco store

Article Image Apple’s new flagship store at Union Square in San Francisco is now nearly structurally complete as massive, movable glass doors are being installed to its front, three blocks away from the company’s existing flagship store at Stockton and Market Street (which the new location is slated replace this summer).

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Apple Pay accepted at more than 2M locations, coming to Chik-fil-A, other stores soon

Article Image As of Thursday, iPhone and Apple Watch owners can use their devices to complete Apple Pay transactions at more than two million retail locations, Apple says, with chains like Chik-fil-A expected to add compatibility soon.

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AMD’s new Radeon Crimson software crushes Catalyst, boosts performance

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AMD has launched a complete overhaul of its driver stack today, with new performance boosting features, per-game overclocking, shader cache support, better FreeSync implementations, and improved Linux performance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/218513-amds-new-radeon-crimson-software-crushes-catalyst-boosts-performance

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Twitter Goes Long With Historic Tweet Access


Twitter on Tuesday announced an API that will give business users instant and complete access to every historical public tweet. Based on tools developed by Gnip, which Twitter purchased last year, the API lets users search tweets back to March 2006, when the first one was posted. They can request counts of the number of activities that occurred matching their query for the time period they’re reviewing — even minute by minute. The tool could be valuable for monitoring product launches and analyzing marketing campaigns.

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Deals: $400 off 2014 15" MacBook Pros & mid-2015 15" MacBook Pros at the lowest prices

Apple’s 2015 MacBook Pro lineup is now complete and AI is proud to offer all 13- and 15-inch Force Touch models at the lowest prices anywhere via exclusive discount coupons. Meanwhile, the 2014 models they replace are now a bargain with fresh price cuts of $200-$400.



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How the modern combat helmet was born in the trenches of France

The image of the modern soldier on the battlefield is seldom complete without a helmet on the soldier’s head. Designed to protect from small arms fire the modern ballistic helmet is often made of space age materials including Kevlar, but its origins go back 100 years to the trenches of the First World War.

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Teardown shows Apple Watch S1 chip has custom CPU, 512MB RAM, 8GB storage

The first complete teardown of the S1 system-on-chip in the Apple Watch shows parts from a number of different manufacturers, including a Broadcom wireless chip, and memory from Elpida, Toshiba, and SanDisk, a detailed look inside the custom chip revealed on Thursday.



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LinkedIn Links Up With Lynda


LinkedIn on Thursday announced its intent to complete the acquisition of online business school Lynda.com by the close of 2015’s second quarter. The deal, about 52 percent cash and 48 percent stock, is valued at around $1.5 billion. The terms are subject to adjustments, however, and there was still plenty of time left to make them when the agreement was announced. The two businesses are very different, but their ultimate goals are the same, said LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner.

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Marvell ships first SDK support for Apple's iOS 8 HomeKit with its ARM IoT chips powering connected appliances

Marvell announced that it is the first silicon vendor to release a complete software development kit (SDK) for Apple’s HomeKit, which it has paired with its controller and wireless components, noting that several manufacturers are already using its products to develop new HomeKit accessories.



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Apple to raise at least $1.08 billion from two-part Swiss bond sale

Apple today is expected to complete a two-part sale of Swiss-franc bonds, raising at least $1.08 billion U.S. to help fund its massive ongoing capital reinvestment program.



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Purported 'iPad Pro' render hints at additional speakers on Apple's rumored 12" tablet

A new picture claims to show part of the schematic for a so-called “iPad Pro, complete with a speaker grille space at the top of the device next to the lock button, suggesting Apple’s larger tablet could include a more powerful speaker array.



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iPhone 6 launch day scenes from Apple Stores around the world

The first stage of Apple’s worldwide iPhone 6 rollout is nearly complete and launch day seems to have been successful, with huge lines forming at Apple Stores in nine countries from Australia to the United States.



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Nvidia sues Qualcomm, Samsung for infringing on its ‘invention of the GPU’

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Nvidia has filed lawsuits against Samsung and Qualcomm — and essentially asked for a complete halt on product sales on every other competitive GPU in the business.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/189329-nvidia-sues-qualcomm-samsung-for-infringing-on-its-invention-of-the-gpu

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