Intel quietly releases 14th Gen Desktop CPUs Without E-Cores
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Also adds a Core i9-14901KE Flagship With 8 P-Cores

Intel has introduced new SKUs within the family, featuring only P-Cores and no E-Core technology.

Intel has worked out what is causing its instability problems
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Microcode algorithm to blame

Intel has identified the cause of its long-running CPU instability issues and plans to deliver a fix in August.

Vendors wrecking Nvidia RTX 40-series cards with cheap paste
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Dirty paste done dirt cheap

Hardware tester Igor's Lab found that vendors for Nvidia RTX 40-series cards are using cheap, poorly applied thermal paste, which is leading to high temperatures and consequently, performance degradation over time.

Linux is the #1 operating system in Microsoft’s Azure
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It did not give you cancer after all

Once described by the shy and retiring Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer as “cancer” Linux is now the most widely used operating system on Microsoft Azure.

AMD wants to catch up on Ray Tracing
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Monday, 22 July 2024 11:12

AMD wants to catch up on Ray Tracing


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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Monday, 22 July 2024 11:08

Oracle pays up in privacy lawsuit


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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Monday, 22 July 2024 10:54

AI is running out of data to scrape


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.