AMD Confirms RX Vega Won’t Support 3-Way, 4-Way, Crossfire Configurations

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AMD has taken a page from Nvidia’s book and declared it will no longer support three-and-four-way Crossfire configurations. Given how few people use that many GPUs, it’s probably for the best.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/256387-amd-confirms-rx-vega-wont-support-3-way-4-way-crossfire-configurations?source=Computing

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IBM claims moving to Mac drastically reduced support calls, operating costs

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IBM just declared that using Macs saves them hundreds of dollars over a four-year period. The claim may be true, but we’d like to see the supporting evidence.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/238002-ibm-claims-moving-to-mac-drastically-reduced-support-calls-operating-costs?source=Computing

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Carrizo vs. Kaveri: Which low-end AMD CPU is a better buy?

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When AMD launched Carrizo, it declared the new chip would be a triumph of efficient performance. Now that the core is available to compare in desktops against Kaveri, how do things stack up?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/231872-carrizo-vs-kaveri-which-low-end-amd-cpu-is-a-better-buy

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Microsoft Quashes Bitcoin Scare


Micrososft on Monday withdrew a notice posted earlier in the day to its Windows website, which declared that bitcoin currency no longer would be accepted in its users’ accounts. “We continue to support Bitcoin for adding money to your Microsoft Account which can be used for purchasing content in the Windows and Xbox stores,” the company said. “We apologize for inaccurate information that was inadvertently posted to a Microsoft site, which is currently being corrected.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83232.html?rss=1

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Faced with FCC regulations on router capabilities, TP-Link blocks open-source updates

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TP-Link has just declared that it won’t allow its routers to be updated by current third-party tools, thanks to FCC rules that mandate new restrictions starting in June 2016. This is the outcome enthusiasts were afraid of — but is TP-Link a canary in a coal mine or an outlier?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/224611-faced-with-fcc-regulations-on-router-capabilities-tp-link-blocks-open-source-updates

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Apple's 2010 15- & 17-inch MacBook Pros, 2009 Xserve become 'vintage'

Article Image Apple this week declared a trio of older products vintage and obsolete, adding a pair of 2010 MacBook Pros and the 2009 Xserve to a list of discontinued hardware service.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4e2552d8/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A30C0A90Capples0E20A10A0E150E0E170Einch0Emacbook0Epros0E20A0A90Exserve0Ebecome0Evintage/story01.htm

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Lifting the veil: Microsoft now publishing Windows 10 patch notes

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Eight months after it declared it would no longer release patch notes for Windows 10, Microsoft has kept its promise and reversed course. The first set of patch notes may be a bit sparse, but it’s far better than nothing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/222743-lifting-the-veil-microsoft-now-publishing-windows-10-patch-notes

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Anonymous wants you to troll ISIS on December 11

Hacker collective Anonymous has declared December 11 an ISIS trolling day, saying it’ll be “a day they will never forget,” and it wants you to join in.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/08/anonymous-wants-to-troll-isis-on-december-11.html

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T-Mobile's Legere Channels Robin Hood Again


CEO John Legere has publicly declared war on data hogs who threaten to ruin T-Mobile for regular consumers. “This week I am taking aim at a select group of individuals who have actually been stealing data from T-Mobile,” he wrote. “If their activities are left unchecked, their actions could eventually have a negative effect on the experience of honest T-Mobile customers. Not on my watch.” The problem lies with some purchasers of T-Mobile’s unlimited 4G LTE plan for smartphones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82437.html?rss=1

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Microsoft kills patch notes, will no longer explain most Windows 10 updates

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Microsoft has declared that it will no longer explain or detail the updates and patches it ships for Windows 10. Security updates are still disclosed, bug fixes, new features, troubleshooting information, or kernel updates are out of luck.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/212724-microsoft-kills-patch-notes-will-no-longer-explain-most-windows-10-updates

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Is Samsung’s plan to ramp up 10nm production by the end of 2016 a paper war?

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Samsung has declared it’ll push on to 10nm with deliberate speed before 14nm chips have even begun to ship. Are we seeing the impact of Apple’s product cycles on the foundry business?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/207517-is-samsungs-plan-to-ramp-up-10nm-production-by-the-end-of-2016-a-paper-war

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Australian government is latest to grill Apple, Google, others over tax loopholes

Following in the footsteps of the U.S. and the E.U., the Australian government has declared that American technology giants Apple, Google and Microsoft are all under investigation for their use of multinational corporations to pay lower taxes.



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Anonymous declares war on Islamist extremists after terror attack in Paris

Hacking group Anonymous declared war on Islamist extremists after the terror attack on Paris satirical publication Charlie Hebdo last week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/11/anonymous-declares-war-on-islamist-extremists-after-terror-attack-in-paris/

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Microsoft shakes things up yet again, will now focus on mobile and cloud – not devices and services

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Microsoft’s new CEO, just 12 months after Steve Ballmer declared that Microsoft was a “devices and services” company, is changing the behemoth’s course yet again. Starting from fiscal year (FY) 2015 — i.e. today — Microsoft is now all about mobile and cloud. In a letter that was emailed to Microsoft employees today, Nadella gushes forth with incredibly bold statements that try to define what he wants the company to be, and attempts to outline the extraordinary measures that must now be undertaken to actually get the company there.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/186079-microsoft-shakes-things-up-yet-again-will-now-focus-on-mobile-and-cloud-not-devices-and-services

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