Toshiba’s New 14TB Helium Hard Drive Sets Capacity Records

Toshiba is prepping a 14TB conventionally recorded hard drive for next year. It’ll be the company’s first helium-filled drive and packs a whopping nine platters in a 3.5-inch form factor.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260206-toshibas-new-14tb-helium-hard-drive-improves-performance-sets-capacity-records?source=Computing

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Intel Will No Longer Provide Per-Core Turbo Frequencies, Making Motherboard Tuning Impossible

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Intel has announced it’ll no longer disclose specific core boost frequencies beyond its maximum single-threaded and base clock speeds. Here’s why that’s problematic.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257044-intel-will-no-longer-provide-per-core-turbo-frequencies-making-motherboard-tuning-impossible?source=Computing

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SpaceX's next Hyperloop contest will focus on one element: Speed

SpaceX’s next Hyperloop contest is set to be the most exciting yet as it’ll focus on a single element: speed. Teams from around the world will test their passenger pods on a track in California to see who has the fastest design.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/17/spacexs-next-hyperloop-contest-will-focus-on-one-element-speed.html

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Anonymous wants you to troll ISIS on December 11

Hacker collective Anonymous has declared December 11 an ISIS trolling day, saying it’ll be “a day they will never forget,” and it wants you to join in.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/08/anonymous-wants-to-troll-isis-on-december-11.html

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What to expect from the Google event: Android M, new Nexus phones, Chromecast 2

Google scheduled a keynote for September 29 at 9 a.m. PT in San Francisco, and it’ll be jam packed. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/29/what-to-expect-from-google-event-android-m-new-nexus-phones-chromecast-2/

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Is Samsung’s plan to ramp up 10nm production by the end of 2016 a paper war?

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Samsung has declared it’ll push on to 10nm with deliberate speed before 14nm chips have even begun to ship. Are we seeing the impact of Apple’s product cycles on the foundry business?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/207517-is-samsungs-plan-to-ramp-up-10nm-production-by-the-end-of-2016-a-paper-war

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Coming soon to a Radeon near you: AMD unveils its plans for High Bandwidth Memory

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AMD is finally willing to talk about its high bandwidth memory solution. It’ll arrive in the not-too-distant future — with significantly improved graphics performance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/205960-coming-soon-to-a-radeon-near-you-amd-unveils-its-plans-for-high-bandwidth-memory

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AMD claims it can deliver 25x energy efficiency improvement in the next six years

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AMD is claiming that it’ll offer a 25x performance-per-watt improvement by 2020. Is the company serious, or blowing smoke?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/184881-amd-claims-it-can-deliver-25x-energy-efficiency-improvement-in-the-next-six-years

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