Apple Unveils iPhone X, iPhone 8, Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K

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As summer comes to an end, Apple begins ramping up the production of its newest products. Today at 1PM ET (10AM PT), Apple will be holding a special event at the brand new Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino.

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Intel’s ‘New’ 8th Generation Processors are Built on Kaby Lake, Add Additional Cores

Intel’s 8th generation Core family launches today, and unlike previous generations, it shakes up Intel’s product positioning significantly.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254492-intels-new-8th-generation-processors-built-kaby-lake-add-additional-cores?source=Computing

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Microsoft’s ‘Surface Plus’ Offers PC Upgrades Every 18 Months

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Today, Microsoft is announcing the new “Surface Plus” program, which lets you buy a new Microsoft Surface PC on a payment plan with the option to upgrade after 18 months.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253446-microsofts-surface-plus-offers-pc-upgrades-every-18-months?source=Computing

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Gary Kasparov is not worried about a robot takeover

LAS VEGAS — At the DEF CON 25 hacker conference here today (July 28), chess champion and political activist Garry Kasparov offered a surprisingly optimistic vision of human interaction with intelligent machines.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/31/gary-kasparov-is-not-worried-about-robot-takeover.html

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Ryzen for the Rest of Us: AMD’s New Ryzen 3 Takes On Intel Core i3

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AMD’s budget-oriented Ryzen 3 CPU launches today to take on the Intel Core i3 head-to-head. It’s an interesting tussle, with strengths and weaknesses on both sides.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253213-ryzen-rest-us-amd-launches-new-ryzen-3-takes-intels-core-i3-family?source=Computing

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Security Robot Takes Its Own Life in DC Fountain Tragedy

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Life became too painful for one of a handful of Knightscope K5 security robots today. It tragically took its own life in a DC water fountain, possibly thwarted from rescuing itself by its inability to navigate stairs or lift its own body.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/252600-security-robot-takes-life-dc-fountain-tragedy?source=Computing

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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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Intel Launches Core i9 X-Series CPUs, 10-Core Available Now, 18 in October

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Intel’s new Core i9 CPU family and its X-Series of processors are both available for preorder today, with shipments expected on June 26.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251090-intel-launches-new-core-i9-x-series-cpu-family-10-core-cpus-available-now-18-cores-october?source=Computing

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Apple Unveils Kaby Lake-Equipped iMacs, $5K iMac Pro at WWDC

At WWDC today, Apple has finally unveiled its new iMac. All models receive upgrades to Intel’s 7th Generation Kaby Lake processors. They also get two Thunderbolt 3 controllers, brighter displays, much faster graphics, and USB-C ports for the first time.

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Itanium’s Last Hurrah: Intel Releases the Itanium 9700 Series as the CPU Finally, Officially Dies

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Today, Intel launched its last Itanium processors. Nearly twenty years after his announcement, the company’s EPIC adventure is finally dead.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249190-itaniums-last-hurrah-intel-releases-itanium-9700-series-cpu-finally-officially-dies?source=Computing

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AMD’s new 32-core Naples CPU will attack Intel’s data center monopoly

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AMD announced its Naples server CPU today, with up to 32 cores, 170GB/s of memory bandwidth, and AMD’s new Infinity Fabric. The company plans to challenge Intel in the 1-2 socket market.

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Toshiba facing bankruptcy, total disintegration thanks to bad bets on nuclear power

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Toshiba went into meltdown today, announcing a $3.4 billion loss, a write-down of $6.2 billion, and the collapse of its nuclear construction business. The firm, which employs more than 200,000 people worldwide, is facing bankruptcy.

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Intel Core i7-7700K review: Kaby Lake debuts for desktop

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Intel’s new Kaby Lake CPU hits the market today, but is it a worthwhile upgrade? How much performance did Intel’s improved 14nm process yield? We review the core, explore these questions, and discuss our findings.

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AMD unveils Ryzen brand for Zen processors, base clocks, and additional performance details

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AMD is announcing its new branding for Zen today. Meet Ryzen — and take a look at its capabilities, features, and expected clock speeds inside.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241001-amd-unveils-new-ryzen-brand-zen-processors-base-clock-speeds-additional-performance-details?source=Computing

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Twitter fail: CEO Jack Dorsey accidentally suspended from platform

Earlier today, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was briefly booted from the platform he helped co-found. Dorsey joked about the error in a tweet, but it has led some to question whether his account was hacked?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/23/twitter-fail-ceo-jack-dorsey-accidentally-suspended-from-platform.html

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Microsoft Surface Studio review round-up: Creatives love it

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Microsoft’s new Surface Studio is out today, and the early reviews are quite positive. This is niche hardware, meant primarily to appeal to creative types, but if you’re in the market for a new pen-friendly drawing surface, the Surface Studio may be right up your alley.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/239675-microsoft-surface-studio-review?source=Computing

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Hell freezes over as Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation

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Microsoft announced today it is joining the Linux Foundation, some 15 years after declaring Linux was a cancer. Looks like the cancer won.

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