AMD revenues grow by a third
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Let's hope the underdog doesn't become an overdog

Long-standing Intel competitor, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), appears from its first quarter results to be gnawing at Chipzilla's ankles.

Apple planning to move to ARM for Macs
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Tame Apple Press demands AMD and Intel should surrender immediately

It is all over for Intel and AMD chip market according to the Tame Press because the fruity cargo cult is going to build its own chips.

Microsoft kills off Spectre patch
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Your computer is safe from the Intel patch, it is just insecure again

Microsoft has released an emergency Windows update to disable Intel's troublesome microcode fix for the Spectre Variant 2 attack.

Intel warned Chinese about Spectre and Meltdown before the Americans
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US spooks read about it in the tech press


Chipzilla warned specific customers, including Chinese tech firms, of the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws before notifying the US government.

DT, Intel and Huawei have tested 5G using 3GPP R15
Published in Mobiles


On target for 2019 5G adoption

Deutsche Telekom (DT), Intel and Huawei have been working on what they have been calling the world's first 5G interoperability and development testing (IODT) based on the 3GPP R15 Standard with a commercial base station.

Companies need to push application performance
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Cloud expert says Spectre and Meltdown requires company effort for a long time

While Intel still is unable to get a patch out to fix Spectre and Meltdown, companies need to sort out their managing application performance, a cloud expert has warned.

Intel warns about installing its chip patch
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Torvalds was right - Intel is a chicken with its head cut off


A day after Linus Torvalds warned that Intel’s patching for a severe security flaw on its chips was “garbage”, Intel has warned users not to upgrade.

More Intel Coffee Lake-S CPUs show up online
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Celeron, Pentium, Core i3, and Core i5 SKUs 

As Intel is expected to reveal the rest of its Coffee Lake-S lineup sometime next month, it comes as no surprise that some of those SKUs have already leaked online.

Dell's XPS 15 2-in-1 with RX Vega M GL GPU tested
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Pushes 35fps in Rise of the Tomb Raider at 1080p

Select members of the press at CES 2018 show had a chance to spend some time with Dell's latest XPS 15 2-in-1 convertible laptop which was running on Intel's 8th generation Kaby Lake CPU with Radeon RX Vega M graphics and while some were quite keen to check out the cooling, some had a chance to run Rise of the Tomb Raider game.

Data centre computers could face reboot hell
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Intel's Spectre and Meltdown patches make a mess of newer chips

Data centre computers with Intel's newer chips might reboot more often than normal because of problems with the patches issued to fix the so-called Spectre and Meltdown security flaws.