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Fujitsu Enters Deep Learning, AI Markets With Custom Architecture

For the past few years, the battle over AI, deep learning, and other HPC (High-Performance Computing) workloads has been mostly a two-horse race. It’s between Nvidia, the first company to launch a GPGPU architecture that could theoretically handle such workloads, ...

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ASML Claims Major EUV Lithography Milestone

EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography) has been a very long time coming to market. Initially predicted to be ready by 2004 (if not sooner), we’ve been waiting 13 years for the technology to arrive. Manufacturers like Intel, TSMC, GlobalFoundries, and Samsung ...

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Intel’s Upcoming 12-Core CPU May Clock Well Below AMD’s Threadripper

Intel and AMD have been locked in combat ever since Ryzen 7 debuted and put AMD back in the CPU race for the first time in six years. Both companies are prepping to release higher core count processors, but Intel ...

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Unofficial World of Warcraft ‘Felmyst’ Server Revisits The Burning Crusade

There’s a new “unofficial” project to bring back classic WoW gaming — just not in quite the same form as the game’s original launch code. The new, unofficial (read: Blizzard un-approved) Felmyst server will target The Burning Crusade expansion as ...

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Fake Ryzen Chips Now Popping Up on Amazon, eBay

AMD’s Ryzen processor architecture has been a huge upgrade for the company, revitalizing its position in the desktop market and giving it a far stronger architecture with which to iterate against Intel. It may not completely reset the position Sunnyvale ...

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Latest AMD Ryzen BIOS Updates Really Boost Game Performance

When Ryzen launched, many reviewers noted the chip tended to compete extremely well against Intel in many tests, either in pure performance or performance-per-dollar. Ryzen gaming at lower resolutions like 1080p, however, was a weak spot in some tests. AMD ...

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How IT Can Save Our Healthcare System

The health care debate continues to rage in Senate, the media, and in the public discourse. Call it Obamacare, Trumpcare, AHCA, ACA, Better Care Reconciliation Act – the current law, and the current proposals in Congress to change it – ...

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IBM’s New Z Mainframe Can Encrypt All its Data All the Time

It doesn’t usually matter much to consumers what kind of mainframes a business decides to use, but maybe it should. Everyone has gotten one of those emails or ominous letters in the mail that describe a data breach, meaning that ...

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NASA Computers from Apollo Era Found in Pittsburgh Basement

Most of us don’t have anything really interesting in our basements, and certainly nothing of historical significance. In the case of a former engineer from Pittsburgh, his basement was home to a pair of NASA computers from the 1960s. After ...

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PC Market Shipments Slip Again, Macs Mostly Flat

A few weeks ago, we covered a report that suggested up to 25 percent of PC users could be preparing to switch to a Mac in the next 24 months. The story was faintly ludicrous as written, and a new ...

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