Siggraph 2016 surveyed
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It's intelligence, but not as we know it, Jim 

SIGGRAPH 2016 is now in its third day. For those of you not in the loop, SIGGRAPH is the annual conference on computer graphics convened by the ACM SIGGRAPH organization.

Apple 2016 laptops will have AMD GPUs
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Exclusive:
Nvidia snubbed as Apple goes AMD

It looks like Nvidia is not getting a look inside the marketing powerhouse which is the Apple Walled Garden of Delights .

MediaTek talks about 4K and HDR
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In 2016, streaming Ultra HD is the key

On Thursday, MediaTek executives took part in a 2016 Futuresource New Content Horizons conference together with Samsung, Sony and DTS in the heart of the entertainment industry, in West Hollywood, California.

Industrial PC market should stabilize in 2018
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Robotics lead industry, forecast to hit $4.3 billion in 2019

The global market for industrial PCs, those typically used in automation industrial control tasks, is expected to experience short-term growth in 2016 and will begin to stabilize in 2018, according to a new analysis from IHS. The continued use of these PCs in situations outside of traditional automation tasks is cited as the reason for market growth, while robotics continues to be the fastest growing industrial sector for PCs.

Meizu to launch seven phones this year
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Most with MediaTek SoCs

A recent leak has revealed that there will be seven phones from Meizu this year and all of them should have a MediaTek powered Helio SoC.

Razer announces the new Blade 2016 Edition notebook
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Updates it with Skylake CPU, Chroma keyboard and Thunderbolt 3

Razer has released a new and updated version of its 14-inch Razer Blade notebook, refreshing the hardware with a Skylake CPU, better storage, USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3 port and a lower price.

Seagate to launch world's fastest NVMe SSDs this summer
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Open Compute Project (OCP) and NVMe compliant

In an effort to keep up with the ever-increasing high performance storage demands of datacenters and enterprise customers, Seagate has announced it will launch the world’s “fastest ever” solid state flash drive this summer with throughput performance of 10 gigabytes per second (GB/s), according to a new press release.

Apple "iPhone 7 Plus" may be officially named "iPhone Pro"
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iPhone lineup would become on par with three-model iPad lineup


According to a recent Chinese media report, Apple may be switching its naming scheme on the Plus-sized iPhone models for its tenth-generation iPhone 7 launch later this fall, to one that is more consistent with new product announcements in the third quarter of 2015.

Super bowl L Audi commercial plugged Kanzi UI software
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Benchmarking outfit Rightware behind it

Rightware, the company behind the Basemark mobile benchmark received a plug by Audi during its Super Bowl commercial.

Qualcomm shows off 4.5G LTE "Advanced Pro"
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1Gbps and higher peak rates, starting with 3GPP Release 13

Recently, Qualcomm has published a new corporate presentation detailing its path from 3GPP’s “Release 13” (March 2016) and beyond for LTE networks– also more conveniently known as 4.5G LTE “Advanced Pro” – with a development timeframe between 2016 and 2020.