Microsoft says pre Skylake chips will suffer badly from security patch
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At odds with Intel statements

Microsoft and Intel seem to be at odds over whether the Spectre and Meltdown patches slow down machines significantly.

Intel CEO talks about Spectres, meltdowns, drones and cars
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CES 2018 keynote

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is not avoiding talking about the Spectre and Meltdown bugs. At his opening keynote at CES 2018 Krzanich tackled the issue from the start.

Intel announces Hades Canyon NUC
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Powered by AMD Radeon RX Vega M graphics

Following the launch of its 8th Generation Core with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics chips, Intel has also announced its new Intel NUC, codenamed Hades Canyon.

Intel officially announces Kaby Lake with Radeon RX Vega M graphics
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The infamous Intel G-series 8th gen Core CPUs

One of the biggest surprises we have seen in recent history puts Intel's CPU next to AMD Radeon RX Vega GPU on the same multi-chip package, and it has now been officially announced as the "Intel 8th Generation Core with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics".

Torvalds says Intel needs to admit it has a problem
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Chips are just not up to snuff

IT’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has had some harsh words for Intel after the two bug issues were announced last week.

AMD suffers from an "Intel like" bug
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It has fixed it though

AMD has fixed, but not yet released BIOS/UEFI/firmware updates for the general public for a security flaw affecting the AMD Secure Processor.

Intel rushes out "Spectre" and "Meltdown" updates
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Should have most things patched by next week

Intel has developed and is rapidly issuing updates for all types of Intel-based computer systems - including personal computers and servers - that render those systems immune to the"Spectre" and "Meltdown" threats.

Intel knocked off number one chip slot
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Samsung beats Chipzilla up

Figures just in from the Gartner Group showed that Samsung was the leader in chip sales in 2017.

Intel denies chip design stuff-up
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Nothing to see here move on, please 

Intel has denied that there is a huge design problem with its chips which will mean a patch which could slow down its offerings by between five and 30 percent.

Chipzilla publishes a few more details of its RX Vega Graphics
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In India

Sharp-eyed hacks at Anandtech who clearly did not celebrate New Year’s Eve, have found a small mention of the first ‘Intel Radeon RX Vega Graphics’ processor.