OpenAI teams up with Microsoft for cloud-based research
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A new breed of AI to remake technology as we know it

In a blog post on Tuesday, Microsoft AI and Research Group executive vice president Harry Shum and Sam Altman, co-chair of OpenAI, announced a partnership to explore advanced AI algorithms to benefit humanity by using Microsoft’s Azure cloud as the platform of choice.

WhatsApp launches video calling for all users
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iOS, Android and Windows Phone

On Monday, Facebook owned chat service WhatsApp announced that it will be launching video calling capability to over one billion users around the world on iOS, Android and Windows Phone.

HP unveils Z2 Mini workstation-class mini PC
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A small beast with Nvidia Quadro and Intel Xeon

At Autodesk University in Las Vegas, HP showed off its newest Z2 Mini Workstation, a mini-PC that will be powered by Nvidia's Quadro GPU and Intel Xeon E3-1200v5 CPU.

MSI shows off new Trident VR-ready system
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Calls it the smallest VR-ready gaming PC

With virtual reality gaining traction with Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets and with system requirements getting lower, MSI has decided that it is the right time to come up with a small and portable gaming system that is also VR-Ready, the MSI Trident.

Nvidia releases new Geforce 375.86 WHQL drivers
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Optimizations for a couple of games

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 375.86 WHQL drivers which bring optimizations for future Battlefield 1, Civilization VI and Tom Clancy's The Division updates as well as optimizations for the upcoming Steep Open Beta game.

KT Telecom to launch commercial 5G in 2019
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Ahead of original plans

The Snapdragon X50 is a chipset that might speed up the introduction of 5G worldwide. The 5G is going to influence us in so many ways that even the head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has mentioned 5G EU plans and deployment by 2020.

Nvidia’s 2017 trouble is called RTG
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Return of the GPU Jedi

Nvidia, as you have seen, did an amazing job gaining a lot of the GPU high end and mainstream market. Pascal worked out great on the desktop and notebook, but it would be naive to expect that AMD is not going to come back with a vengeance.

Chinese investigate iPhone fails
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They just turn themselves off

A consumer body has asked Apple to clarify why a large number of uPhone6 and iPhone 6s phones switch themselves off and can’t be switched on again.

AMD readies Zen’s server software
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ROCm writes and compile parallel programs

AMD has released the latest version of its ROCm software tools which make it easier to write and compile parallel programs for its new Zen GPUs and CPUs.

IPhone 7 might have a heating problem
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Don’t expect a recall

Apple appears to be trying to copy Samsung by having its iPhone 7s catch fire.