Rumor: Intel Will Launch Coffee Lake, Basin Falls Earlier Than Expected

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Intel may be considering pulling in its upcoming HEDT and desktop refreshes. Current rumors suggest next-generation high-end desktop chips will be demoed at Computex, with Coffee Lake launching six months earlier than previously expected.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248079-rumor-intel-will-launch-coffee-lake-refresh-new-high-end-desktop-parts-earlier-expected?source=Computing

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It’s the end of an era as Intel cancels its Intel Developer Forum, effective immediately

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After nearly 20 years, Intel is cancelling its Intel Developer Forum conferences. The company has not announced what event or events will take their place.

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Intel claims three-year advantage on 10nm, wants to change how we define process nodes

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Intel held a technology day this week to discuss the future of its 10nm designs and to call for a new way of defining process nodes. 10nm is shaping up to be a significant advance, but it may be a few years before every market segment shares in the improvements.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246902-intel-claims-three-year-advantage-10nm-process-wants-change-define-process-nodes?source=computing

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Intel claims three-year advantage on 10nm, wants to redefine process nodes

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Intel held a technology day this week to discuss the future of its 10nm designs and to call for a new way of defining process nodes. 10nm is shaping up to be a significant advance, but it may be a few years before every market segment shares in the improvements.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246902-intel-claims-three-year-advantage-10nm-process-wants-change-define-process-nodes?source=Computing

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Intel True VR shoots and scores with March Madness coverage

Fox News decided to review Intel True VR to see if it’s worth the price of admission for what’s believed to be the first-ever virtual tickets to a sporting event.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/30/intel-true-vr-shoots-and-scores-with-march-madness-coverage.html

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Razer launches refreshed Blade Pro with THX support, Kaby Lake processors

Razer has refreshed its top-end Razer Blade Pro with 7th-generation Intel chips and mobile THX certification.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246635-razer-launches-refreshed-razer-blade-pro-thx-support-kaby-lake-processors?source=Computing

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March Madness: NCAA harnesses Intel technology to broadcast games in VR

Tech giant Intel is ratcheting up the March Madness for basketball fans, offering an expanded field of games in virtual reality for the men’s NCAA tournament.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/22/march-madness-ncaa-harnesses-intel-technology-to-broadcast-games-in-vr.html

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Rumor: AMD may be planning a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen titan to challenge Intel’s Broadwell-E, Skylake-X

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AMD may be planning a 16-core behemoth of a processor to take on Intel at the very top of its product stack.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246232-rumor-amd-may-planning-16-core-32-thread-ryzen-titan-challenge-intels-broadwell-e-skylake-x?source=Computing

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Intel launches its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X

Intel has launched its first server-class Optane hardware — the DC P4800X.

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Intel Bets $15.3B on Mobileye's Self-Driving Car Tech


Intel has agreed to acquire Mobileye, a developer of autonomous vehicle technology, for $15.3 billion in cash. Intel will integrate Mobileye’s computer vision and mapping technology for autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles into its Automated Driving Group, to be led by MobileEye CTO Amnon Shashua. Intel SVP Doug Davis will oversee engagement across various Intel groups, and report directly to Shashua. The combined company will be the leading technology provider in the autonomous vehicle industry, said Intel CEO Brian Krzanich.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84372.html?rss=1

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Intel buys Mobileye for $15 billion to lead its self-driving car unit

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Self-driving vehicles are definitely the new semiconductor goldrush, with Intel snapping up Mobileye after Qualcomm acquired NXP.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/245768-intel-buys-mobileye-15-billion-lead-self-driving-car-unit?source=Computing

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Intel may cut prices in response to AMD’s Ryzen 1700, 1700X, and 1800X launch

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Intel may be mulling price cuts to position its Core i5 and i7 processors more aggressively against AMD’s Ryzen. The cuts would reposition multiple SKUs, but how much impact would it have on this competitive match-up?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245275-intel-may-cut-prices-response-amds-ryzen-1700-1700x-1800x-launch?source=Computing

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AMD Ryzen 7 1800X reviewed: Zen is an amazing workstation chip with a 1080p gaming Achilles heel

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After over a decade, AMD is ready to slug it out with Intel in the high-end workstation and desktop space. Ryzen isn’t a perfect chip, but it packs one hell of a wallop in certain tests.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/245204-amds-ryzen-7-1800x-reviewed-zen-amazing-workstation-chip-1080p-gaming-achilles-heel?source=Computing

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Intel adds official support for Vulkan, but only for certain GPUs

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Intel has updated its graphics drivers with Vulkan support, bringing that API up to parity with DX12.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/244455-intel-adds-official-support-vulkan-certain-gpus?source=Computing

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Report: Intel’s 8th gen chips will still use 14nm, will arrive earlier than expected

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Intel may be pulling its 8th-gen Core processors in and launching them in the back half of 2017 — but early evidence suggests this could be a split-node generation, with 14nm and 10nm products sharing the same brand name.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/244362-report-intels-8th-gen-chips-will-still-use-14nm-will-arrive-earlier-expected?source=Computing

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Intel will finally finish Fab 42 in Arizona, bring new 7nm capacity online

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Intel has announced it will finish Fab 42 and bring the facility online at the 7nm node. It expects to have the plant operational by 2020 – 2021.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/244133-intel-will-finally-finish-fab-42-bring-new-7nm-capacity-online?source=Computing

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Intel may be prepping new Core i5, i7 processors to attack AMD Ryzen

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Rumor suggests that Intel may be prepping new CPUs to tackle AMD’s Ryzen. We examine what’s being reported against how Intel is likely to play this match-up.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/244065-intel-core-i5-i7-kaby-lake-processors-amd-ryzen?source=Computing

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Silicon Valley Firms Lock Arms Against Trump Immigration Order


At least 127 U.S. companies — including Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Google, Intel and other tech giants — filed a friend of the court brief in a lawsuit the state of Washington brought against President Trump, which argues that his executive order to halt the entry of refugees and all travelers from seven Muslim nations would inflict significant harm on U. S. businesses.
The brief, filed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, asks the court to consider the disruptive impact that the ban would have on the conduct of business in the U.S.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84284.html?rss=1

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Apple may integrate new custom ARM cores into future Macs, but x86 swap still unlikely

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Apple may be working on a new low-power chip to offload standby mode to an ARM core instead of an Intel one. Is this a sign that the company is prepping a wholesale shift away from x86? We discuss the likelihood and the difficulty of such a move.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243827-apple-may-integrate-new-custom-arm-cores-future-macs-x86-swap-still-unlikely?source=Computing

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With Kaby Lake, Intel finally brings Hyper-Threading to its Pentium-branded processors

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They’re the first Pentium-branded processors to support Hyper-Threading since Intel retired the Pentium 4 brand, and we suspect AMD’s upcoming Ryzen probably had something to do with the announcement.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242498-kaby-lake-intel-finally-brings-hyper-threading-pentium-branded-processors?source=Computing

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