Intel Core i7 6850K 'Broadwell-E' benchmarked
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Benchmarked against Core i7 5820K Haswell-E

On Thursday, a user named Maintenance Bot on the Overclock.net forums posted a sneak peek of what to expect from Intel’s upcoming Core i7 6850K ‘Broadwell-E’ desktop chip.

Russian hacker hands over 272 million unique email accounts
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Biggest credential cache amassed by a single individual to date

This week, an anonymous young Russian hacker calling himself “the Collector” just handed over roughly 232 million unique email account credentials and passwords on a social media forum, with a total cache of 1.17 billion records.

Alleged 2018 'Chevrolet Jolt' isn't an official vehicle
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GM denies involvement, hints at copyright infringement

Recently, a website for an unreleased Chevrolet vehicle has been listed alleging to portray an upcoming all-electric vehicle with a 230-mile range and a price as low as $30,000. While the new Chevrolet vehicle is schedule to launch sometime in 2018, there is only one problem – it isn’t an official vehicle authorized by Chevrolet or any of its partners.

10-year old for finds Instagram flaw, Facebook pays him $10,000
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By typing in malicious code, high-level bug erases comments 


On Wednesday, social media giant Facebook took a humble bow to a 10-year old Finnish lad’s code-altering skills and paid him $10,000 for discovering a high-risk flaw in its Instagram API. The bug allowed any Instagram commenter to type malicious code into the comment section of any status update and effectively delete anyone’s comments from a post.

Hard-drives on their way out
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SSD is king


HDD shipments across the board for all HDD applications were down 12.3 per cent over the prior quarter, despite the fact that the average HDD capacities increased.

ADATA sticks some LEDs in its RAM
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Add a bit of Dazzle

ADATA is planning a new line of DDR4 memory modules with LED strips that light up the upper edges of XPG Dazzle heat spreaders.

Intel might have just killed Microsoft’s mobile dreams
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Pulling out has left Redmond high and dry

Intel pulling out of the mobile business has left Microsoft’s mobile dreams in trouble.

EU global roaming slashed by 75 per cent
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If UK leaves EU they will have to pay more

The European Union cut roaming rates by as much as 75 per cent. The new roaming rates will apply to all phones users until June of next year when they will be completely abolished.

AMD releases new range of SSDs
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Radeon-themed

AMD has released a new lineup of Radeon-themed SSDs, which it claims combines great value with good performance.

Samsung denies OLED by next year
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But might have something else up its sleeve

Samsung has rejected a claim from the OLED Association predicting that it would reintroduce an OLED TV lineup in 2017.