Nvidia May Be Prepping a New GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q to Counter Intel, AMD


Nvidia is reportedly readying a new version of the GTX 1050 Ti with a Max-Q spin on the silicon. Is it a move against AMD’s just-announced Vega Mobile or a shot across the bow of Intel’s Vega-equipped CPUs?

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Cloud Training to Boost Competitive Advantage Strategies

One of the biggest challenges facing organizations of all sizes trying to move to the cloud is finding and retaining the skilled workers necessary to implement today’s rapidly expanding assortment of on-demand services. This skills gap cost companies more than $250 million in lost business opportunities in just one year, according to a recent survey conducted by the London School of Economics. The 2017 study polled 1,900 IT professionals and executives in the U.S., UK, Europe, Mexico, Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong.

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Google bigwig Eric Schmidt shocks with surprise resignation amid reports his personal life is being eyed

In a surprise move, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is stepping down as executive chairman of the search giant’s parent company Alphabet next year.

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Facebook slams former exec over comments on social media's ills

In a rather unusual move, Facebook has fired back at Chamath Palihapitiya after the former Facebook exec said social media is “destroying how society works.”

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Zuckerberg blasted for VR tour of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has apologized for what many perceived as a tone-deaf move, demonstrating virtual reality (VR) features on Facebook while virtually visiting the devastated island of Puerto Rico.

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FTC Confirms Probe Into Equifax Data Breach

In a rare move, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday confirmed that it has opened an investigation into the data breach at Equifax that compromised the sensitive personal information of 143 million U.S. consumers. The FTC announcement came less than a week after Equifax revealed that an unknown party had gained access to names, addresses, Social Security Numbers and other data belonging to nearly half the U.S. population. An unknown number of Canadian and UK consumers were directly impacted by the breach as well.

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Consumer Reports Yanks All Microsoft Surface Recommendations

The move comes after CR’s hardware reliability survey, which showed significantly higher rates of failure among Surface machines compared with those from other manufacturers.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: Why we removed VPN apps in China

Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended the tech giant’s controversial move to remove some virtual private network (VPN) apps from its China App Store, saying that Apple is complying with the country’s laws.

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Apple kowtows to China, pulls some VPN apps from Chinese App Store

The tech giant’s move has sparked criticism from service providers, who say that Virtual Private Networks are crucial for users bypassing the so-called “Great Firewall of China.”

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Facebook to Launch Paywall in Response to Publisher Pushback

Facebook last week confirmed its plan to launch a paywall for content providers, a move that could ease longstanding tensions with traditional publishers who objected to giving away their print stories for free. Campbell Brown, former CNN and NBC News journalist and current head of Facebook’s news partnerships unit, announced the plan at a New York digital media forum, outlining the company’s strategy for monetizing the news content that drives so much of the user engagement on the site.

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Forget health care — this startup offers cryonic freezing as an employee benefit

Move over foosball tables and free lunches! Silicon Valley-based AI-driven hedge fund Numerai is offering cryonic freezing as an employee benefit in order to attract new recruits.

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Twitter safety updates hide abusive tweets in search and replies

Twitter is rolling out stronger measures to suppress abuse on its site. The move sees the platform take a more proactive approach by hiding offensive tweets from various sections of its site using machine learning systems.

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Lawsuit: Facebook's plan allowing Zuckerberg to maintain control was flawed

Facebook Inc.’s move to change its capital structure was tainted by secret text messages and meddling from financial advisers that pointed to a process rife with conflicts of interest, according to investor lawsuits filed in Delaware.

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Uber Sees Gold in Autonomous Vehicle Field

Uber has announced the acquisition of startup Geometric Intelligence, a move designed to increase its presence in the autonomous vehicle technology field. Geometric CEO Gary Marcus will become the chief of Uber’s new artificial intelligence business. He will lead the newly formed Uber AI Labs, which will be dedicated to conducting research into artificial intelligence and machine learning, according to Jeff Holden, the company’s chief product officer. The new AI lab initially will be staffed with the 15 employees from Geometric Intelligence.

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Amazon just announced Amazon Go, a grocery store with no checkout

Amazon is the web’s largest retailer, but the company has long been planning a move into the brick-and-mortar retail scene as well.

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