AMD wants to catch up on Ray Tracing
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Coming to RDNA 4 GPUs

Hardware information leaker @Kepler_L2 shared a partially redacted data sheet highlighting the expected ray tracing features coming to RDNA 4 GPUs.

Chipzilla fixes instability in 13th and 14th Generation mobile chips
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Different from unfixed desktop problems

Intel has addressed reports of instability in its 13th and 14th Generation mobile processors, clarifying that the issues differ from those affecting desktop counterparts.

Oracle pays up in privacy lawsuit
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Collected data and sold it

Oracle agreed to pay $115 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the database software and cloud computing company of invading people's privacy by collecting their personal information and selling it to third parties.

AMD claims its Ryzen AI chips will clean Apple’s clock
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Tame Apple Press is furious

AMD has introduced its latest Ryzen AI chips, built on the new Zen 5 architecture. The company believes these chips outperform Apple's M3 and M3 Pro chips and journalists who defend Apple are angry.

Bangladesh turns off its Internet again
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Aims to stop students organising protests against constitutionally enshrined nepotism 

Bangladesh has shut down its internet as the government tries to control widespread student protests against the country's quota system for government jobs.

AI is running out of data to scrape
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Important sources are forbidden.

For years, people building powerful artificial intelligence systems have used enormous troves of text, images, and videos pulled from the Internet to train their models. Now, that data is drying up.

Southwest Airlines saved from CrowdStrike issues
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Because it is still on Windows 3.1

Most US flights are grounded following a CrowdStrike system update error, which is affecting everything from travel to mobile ordering at Starbucks—but not Southwest Airlines.

AMD's Zen 5-based Ryzen 9000 might be overpriced
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Leaks

There might be a good reason AMD has not been telling the world how much its Zen 5-based Ryzen 9000 range is going to cost—it looks like the chips might cost a bomb.

Meta will not bring multimodal AI models to EU
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Privacy uncertainties 

Meta will withhold future multimodal AI models from customers in the European Union due to regulatory uncertainties.

Nvidia will move to open-source GPU kernel modules with R560 drivers
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Open sauce as far as the eye can see


Nvidia is ready to fully transition to an open-source GPU kernel with the upcoming R560 drivers.