Should Spectre, Meltdown Be the Death Knell for the x86 Standard?

Spectre and Meltdown are serious CPU flaws, but do they warrant throwing out the entire closed-source CPU model?

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Asus XG Station Pro Offers Thunderbolt 3, eGPU Support to PCs and Macs

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Asus is throwing its hat into the external graphics enclosure ring with the new XG Station Pro.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261481-asus-new-xg-station-pro-offers-thunderbolt-3-egpu-support-pcs-macs?source=Computing

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Fujitsu Enters Deep Learning, AI Markets With Custom Architecture

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Fujitsu is throwing its own hat into the ring with deep learning and AI processing cores coming to market in 2018.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252825-fujitsu-entering-deep-learning-ai-markets-customized-architecture?source=Computing

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Meet Microsoft’s new chatbot, Zo: Now with (hopefully) 100% less Nazism

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Microsoft is throwing its hack back into the AI chatbot ring, this time with a new AI, dubbed Zo. Hopefully this one won’t turn into a Nazi spambot within 24 hours of launch.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241095-meet-microsofts-new-chatbot-zo-now-hopefully-100-less-nazism?source=Computing

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AMD launches Radeon Instinct GPUs to tackle deep learning, artificial intelligence

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AMD is throwing its own hat into the deep learning and AI markets, with a new lineup of Radeon Instinct GPUs. It’s a mix of older and newer architectures — and a new Vega part as well.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/240908-amd-launches-new-radeon-instinct-gpus-tackle-deep-learning-artificial-intelligence?source=Computing

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Microsoft unveils billion-dollar cloud plan to help nonprofits

Throwing the spotlight on its own services while making good on the promises of its recently launched philanthropic arm, Microsoft announced Tuesday it’s going to donate cloud services worth $1 billion to nonprofits and university researchers working for the public good.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/20/microsoft-unveils-billion-dollar-cloud-plan-to-help-nonprofits.html

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Apple features 'amazing' apps and games for iPad Pro in iOS App Store

Article Image One day after launching its extra large iPad Pro, Apple is throwing a spotlight on apps that take advantage of the tablet’s massive 12.9-inch Retina display, titles compatible with Apple Pencil, “desktop-class” software, games and more.

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Massive 6TB SSD hitting the market in July

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A new company, Fixstars, is throwing its hat into the ring with a 6TB SSD supposedly shipping in July — but there are questions regarding the manufacturer’s ability to leapfrog every other vendor on the market.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/205362-massive-6tb-ssd-hitting-the-market-this-july

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