Zen to have some important security features
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Hack this chip and Yog-Sothoth eats your soul

Intel had been working to bake in security into micrprocessors, but it seems that effort has drawn to a close with the selloff of its security division into a revamped McAfee company. Now AMD appears to be taking up the idea.

Graphics card makers doing rather well
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Nvidia's big names making big cash

Demand from the gaming market and VR is pushing up demand for graphics cards, and some of the big players are laughing all the way to the bank.

Microsoft starts selecting its own components
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Let down by suppliers

Software king of the world, Microsoft is sourcing the parts for its servers itself rather than relying on its ODM partners.

US certain that WikiLeaks is part of Putin’s propaganda machine
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Assange’s US hate has got the better of him

Remember the days when Wikileaks did decent work and provided a valid channel for whistleblowers? Well it looks like those days have long gone and the outfit has become a tool of Tsar Putin’s propaganda machine.

Mercedes self-driving car decides drivers more important than pedestrians
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There is no laying down your life for anyone

Carmaker Mercedes-Benz has decided that if it comes to a choice between drivers and pedestrians it will choose the side which paid rather a lot of money for one of its products.

Qualcomm discusses iris, retina verification for mobiles
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4G and 5G summit: Iris, retina or facial recognition as a key

Qualcomm's Sy Choundhury, Senior Director of Product Management, talked to the media audience in Hong Kong at the 4G and 5G summit about the security mechanisms and machine learning capabilities of Snapdragon processors. 

Qualcomm SVP talks Snapdragon 820 and 821
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4G 5G summit: What is important for the future

Keith Kressin, senior VP of product management at Qualcomm, has just given us a quick overview on the state of Snapdragon 820 and 821, and has discussed what will be important for the future of Snapdragon.

Shadow Warrior 2 brings new Nvidia stuff
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Among other Nvidia GameWorks visual effects

Shadow Warrior 2 is already out and has been getting some really good reviews and it appears that there are plenty of graphics effects including support for plenty of Nvidia GameWorks effects including support for Multi-Res Shading, which is a first for a non-VR PC game.

Kingpin breaks 40K barrier
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With four EVGA Titan X Pascal graphics cards on LN2

Vince K|ngp|n Lucido is the first overclocker that has broken the 40K score barrier in Futuremark's 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme benchmark by running four EVGA Titan X Pascal graphics cards on LN2.

VR chair is ready to spin
Published in Wearables


Roto VR will show off its spinning chair at the VR and AR World event in London next week.