Facebook mired in swamp of woe
Published in News

It's the data day of doom

A flurry of stories about social network outfit Facebook has led to a number of questions by politicians and journalists in both the UK and on the other side of the pond.

AMD cuts some Ryzen and Threadripper CPU prices
Published in Processors

Ahead of Pinnacle Ridge launch

Ahead of the rumored launch of its second-generation Ryzen CPUs next month, AMD has announced a price cut for some of its current Ryzen-desktop and Ryzen Threadripper processors.

AMD rolls out Radeon Software 18.3.3 driver
Published in Graphics

One to have for Sea of Thieves and A Way Out

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.3 driver update which brings support for Sea of Thieves and A Way Out games, support for Vulkan 1.1, as well as fixing a couple of bugs.

Kingston expands its HyperX Fury and Impact DDR4 memory lineup
Published in Memory

Reaching frequencies of up to 3,466MHz

Kingston has announced that it has expanded both the Fury desktop and Impact mobile DDR4 memory lineup with frequencies now reaching up to 3,466MHz for the desktop and 3,200MHz for the mobile lineup.

Business users get their paws on Watson
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To build Mobile AI for the great unwashed

IBM has launched Watson Assistant, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered voice assistant for businesses to package to consumers.

AMD releases real-time ray tracing support for ProRender
Published in Graphics

And Radeon GPU Profiler 1.2.

AMD has announced real-time ray tracing support for the company's ProRender rendering engine, and Radeon GPU Profiler 1.2.

BlackBerry must face lawsuit over its Blackberry 10
Published in Mobiles

The case will not go away

A US judge rejected BlackBerry request to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it inflated its stock price and defrauded shareholders by painting a misleadingly positive picture of sales prospects for its BlackBerry 10.

Microsoft steps in to help open source with its licensing
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Gamekeepers helps poachers

Software King of the World Microsoft is joining Red Hat, Facebook, Google and IBM in helping the open source movement how it can sort out its licensing woes.

HTC Vive Pro VR headset now available for $799
Published in News

Drops the price of the non-Pro version

HTC has started taking pre-orders for its Vive Pro VR headset which was unveiled earlier this year at the CES 2018 show, and it comes with a rather steep $799 price tag.

IBM builds smallest computer
Published in News

Can't touch this

IBM has been showing off what it calls the world's smallest computer.