Early Data Shows Linux Update to Fix Intel Security Flaw Hits Performance Hard

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Early Linux data suggests Intel CPUs take a fairly heavy hit in some tests when the new page table isolation fix is enabled. Database benchmarks and possibly cloud server performance could drop significantly, however.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261420-early-data-shows-linux-update-fix-intel-security-flaw-hits-performance-hard?source=Computing

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Wooting One Keyboard Hands On: Are Analog Switches the Future of Gaming?

It looks like a fairly standard keyboard, but the switches are an entirely new design that feature optical analog input–it’s not just on or off like other switches.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/258764-wooting-one-keyboard-hands-analog-switches-future-gaming?source=Computing

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Skylake-X Packs a Punch, but It’s Not Intel’s Best Gaming CPU

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While the overall performance level of the new CPUs looks fairly solid, there’s one important thing to keep in mind for gaming.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/251226-intels-skylake-x-platform-packs-punch-not-intels-best-gaming-cpu?source=Computing

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Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge

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Google Chrome is fixing its power consumption issues, but Microsoft is pushing Edge fairly hard.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/232944-google-cuts-chrome-power-consumption-but-microsoft-still-thinks-you-should-use-edge

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Another pirated app service uses Apple enterprise license to distribute stolen software

Article Image Word of a fairly well known pirated app service called vShare hit mainstream media outlets on Wednesday as part of a CNNMoney feature, which said the nefarious firm leverages Apple’s own enterprise tools to distribute free versions of top paid iOS titles without requiring a jailbreak.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4c71ab94/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C120C230Cpirated0Eapp0Eservice0Eagain0Euses0Eapple0Eenterprise0Elicense0Eto0Edistribute0Estolen0Esoftware/story01.htm

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