Latest AMD Ryzen BIOS Updates Really Boost Game Performance

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AMD’s new AGESA 1.0.0.6 update has shipped out to motherboard manufacturers and there look to be a fair number of performance improvements and additional memory timing options now available for adjustment.

The post Latest AMD Ryzen BIOS Updates Really Boost Game Performance appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Government considers first 'Pokemon GO' regulations

“Pokemon GO” players have certainly had their fair share of run-ins with the law this week — mostly on the wrong side of it. But the app itself is now the target of lawmakers, who want to regulate the game, claiming that the app poses a significant risk to public safety, and the fun must end.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/15/government-considers-first-pokemon-go-regulations.html

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Citing fire concerns, NY City bans hoverboards from all subways, trains, and buses

While it’s fair to say that most hoverboards do not suddenly catch fire and burn down homes, there is clearly a problem with sub-standard units hitting the market, a few of which do suddenly catch fire and burn down homes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/28/citing-fire-concerns-ny-city-bans-hoverboards-from-all-subways-trains-and-buses.html

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Jimmy Iovine rails against 'freemium' price model, says most tech companies are 'culturally inept'

Article Image At the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit on Wednesday, Apple executive Jimmy Iovine said free-to-stream and so-called “freemium” pricing models are killing the music industry, saying tech companies that offer such services are profiting on the backs of artists.

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Playing Whac-a-Mole With Windows 10


Autumn is coming, and it’s time for county fair fun with candy apples, fried dough and the midway. You remember the game whac-a-mole? As the moles popped up through holes on the table, it was your job to whack them before they disappeared. Now, every time another Windows 10 reminder pops up on my screen, all I want to do is grab a mallet and start whacking! Message to Microsoft: This is my computer. Leave my desktop alone! This is not your marketing tool. What gives you the right to hijack my computer for your commercial messages?

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82452.html?rss=1

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Uber goes on hiring spree for self-driving car project

Although it’s probably fair to say that the overwhelming majority of Uber drivers are decent, upstanding individuals who just want to do a good job when they get behind the wheel, a few bad eggs have gone toward sullying their reputation in the past 18 months or so.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/07/uber-goes-on-hiring-spree-for-self-driving-car-project/

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Fair Labor Association supplier audit reveals excessive overtime, Apple pledges to continue improvement

As part of its partnership with Apple, the Fair Labor Association has conducted an independent audit of supplier Quanta, and discovered that the company’s factories were responsible for some labor violations, including excessive overtime and hiring fees.



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Apple ordered to revise App Store refund policy, may make changes global

South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission on Sunday ordered Apple and Google to make changes to their respective iOS and Android app stores policies in an effort to make post-purchase refunding more consumer-friendly.



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Google admits it may place ads on thermostats, glasses, car dashboards & refrigerators

Almost any display, from the wrist to the wall, could be fair game for Google to send advertisements, the company has admitted in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, going as far as to say that even refrigerators could one day serve Google AdSense to their users.



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