Intel Has 10nm Fixes for Meltdown, Spectre; May Have Lost Share to AMD in 2017

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Intel’s Q4 earnings call was yesterday, and the company shared updates on its battle against Meltdown and Spectre, its plans for 10nm, and its overall performance in a much more competitive environment throughout the year.

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AMD Announces Threadripper Speeds and Pricing, Lists Ryzen 3 Specs

AMD shared a number of new CPU details today, including its plans for Ryzen 3, a new 12-core Threadripper option, CPU pricing, and a rough launch window.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252362-amd-announces-threadripper-launch-window-speeds-prices-details-upcoming-ryzen-3?source=Computing

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AMD Unveils Ryzen Pro CPUs, Details on Ryzen 3 Chips

AMD is refreshing its Pro lineup of desktop CPUs for business-class systems. It’s also shared some data on what we can expect from the Ryzen 3 family when those chips debut later this year.

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Self-Driving Cars, AI Are Driving New Chip Designs

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At Computex this year, PCs shared top billing with a huge range of IoT products. Smartphones, which have dominated the show in other years, were much less emphasized.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251006-self-driving-cars-artificial-intelligence-driving-new-chip-designs-smartphone-market-matures?source=Computing

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AMD’s Epyc Servers Launch June 20, Consumer Vega GPUs Follow in Late July

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AMD shared new details on Vega’s launch date and its upcoming server debut this summer, with new Threadripper CPUs arriving in the next few months as well.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250132-amd-epyc-servers-launch-june-20-consumer-vega-gpus-follow-late-july?source=Computing

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AMD Clarifies Vega and Server Rollouts, Talks Zen Follow-Ups

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AMD’s Lisa Su spoke at the JP Morgan Technology conference this week and shared new details on the company’s plans for data center expansion, Vega launch dates, and future iterations of its new Zen microprocessor family.

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In lengthy post, Zuckerberg details new ways Facebook is combating fake news

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just shared a lengthy post that reads like a mission statement. The 6,000-word note covers everything from fake news to civicengagement, as well as how Facebook can play a role in fixing these (and other) global issues.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/17/in-lengthy-post-zuckerberg-details-new-ways-facebook-is-combating-fake-news.html

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AMD declares Ryzen will be a four-year architecture, details overclocking plans, emphasizes hard launch

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AMD has shared a few new details on Ryzen / Zen at CES, including chipset and CPU support for overclocking, multi-GPU configurations, and how long we can expect the Ryzen architecture to last.

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Microsoft Adds Muscle to Dynamics 365


Microsoft last week shared new information about its upcoming Dynamics 365 cloud service: the addition of 100 new apps; the inclusion of Solution Integrator partners in Appsource; the division of apps and features into Enterprise and Business Editions, the latter for SMBs; and a new subscription model. Many of the new capabilities will be available in both editions when Dynamics 365 rolls out on Nov. 1. With the new subscription model, customers can get apps on a per app, per-user basis.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84006.html?rss=1

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Uber by the Billions


Uber just celebrated its two-billionth trip in a 147-way tie, according to CEO Travis Kalanick, who shared the information in a Monday post on Facebook. Each of the drivers and riders who began their trip at 4:16 a.m. GMT on Saturday, June 18, got a $450 gift from Uber — the number is significant because Uber now operates in 450 cities across the globe, Kalanick said. The company’s growth trajectory is impressive. It took five years for Uber to notch its first billion, the CEO noted, but just another six months to hit the 2-billion ride mark.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83716.html?rss=1

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Elon Musk thinks we should insert 'neural laces' into our brains so we can become cyborgs

This week, in a conversation at Recode’s annual Code Conference, Musk shared a tentative idea for something called “neural laces,” which he imagines could mitigate the risk of humanity becoming something of a pet to superintelligence.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/06/elon-musk-thinks-should-insert-neural-laces-into-our-brains-so-can-become-cyborgs.html

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FBI reportedly briefs senators on San Bernardino iPhone hack

Article Image The Justice Department has shared, or plans to share, details of its San Bernardino iPhone data extraction technique with high ranking U.S. senators, including Senate Intelligence Committee leaders working on a contentious cybersecurity bill, a report said Wednesday.

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Apple airs Apple TV ad focusing on Siri voice control, Apple Music

Article Image Apple on Thursday shared a new Apple TV ad highlighting the fourth-generation set-top’s Siri voice control functionality, deep content search and Apple Music integration.

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Apple enlists help of Cookie Monster to highlight 'Hey Siri' in new iPhone 6s ad

Article Image Apple on Wednesday shared a new iPhone 6s ad starring Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster and focusing on “Hey Siri,” a new hands-free control function introduced last year.

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FCC Chief Proposes End of Set-Top Box Rule


FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on Wednesday announced that he’d shared with colleagues a long sought-after proposal to loosen the set-top box’s grip on home entertainment. The proposal seeks to spur competition and consumer choice in an arena dominated by large cable and satellite television providers. Wheeler’s proposal would provide a mechanism for creating new ways to access video content, whether through a competing device, or through an app or other software that would function as a device, thereby unlocking wider access to programming for consumers.

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Apple's iOS 9 now on 3 out of 4 compatible devices as adoption rates rise

Article Image In statistics shared with developers on Monday, Apple revealed distribution of the latest iOS 9 mobile operating system now stands at 75 percent, a number up 5 percent since the last check in November.

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France reportedly considers blocking Tor, public Wi-Fi in wake of Paris attacks

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The French government is proposing laws that would ban the use of free or shared WiFi during states of emergency and outlaw the use of Tor altogether. Such laws are a reaction to the recent Paris attacks, but that doesn’t make them a good idea.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/218973-france-reportedly-considers-blocking-tor-public-wi-fi-in-wake-of-paris-attacks

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