AMD Radeon RX 6700 may not launch with RX 6700 XT
Published in PC Hardware


French warnings of delays

While the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT is expected to be announced on March 3 through AMD's official launch event, a French tech site has warned that the less-powerful counterpart, the RX 6700 has been delayed.

Toshiba releases FC-MAMR
Published in PC Hardware


8 TB capacity along with an ultra-low idle power

Toshiba has released what it calls the industry's first hard drive featuring flux control microwave assisted magnetic recording (FC-MAMR) technology.

GTA blamed for spate of car jackings
Published in Gaming


Less messy than burning witches 

A US politician is blaming the increase in car jacking crime in the fair city of Chicago on computer game Grand Theft Auto. 

Google to change AI ethics procedures
Published in AI


Staff revolt after two professors are fired

Google will change procedures before July for reviewing its scientists' work, to quell a staff revolt over the integrity of its artificial intelligence (AI) research.

Apple told to sling its hook
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Valve does not have to hand over all its data to Jobs' Mob

A US magistrate judge has ordered Valve to provide sales data to Apple in response to a subpoena issued amid Apple's continuing legal fight with Epic Games.

Xilinx video analytics has 71 percent lower latency than Nvidia T4
Published in AI


29 percent lower TCO than four Nvidia T4 system  

SmartNIC SN1000 is the MWC shows' keynote thing, but Xilinx also announced a new smart world "AI video analytics", that claims to be a new algorithmic trading framework, and the new Xilinx App store.

Nvidia RTX card shortage expected throughout the year
Published in Graphics


Nvidia's spokesperson just confirmed

Nvidia has addressed a few questions regarding its record Q4/FY2021 financial conference call mentioned in detail here, and gave some updates on the GPU shortage, and mentioned the mining card strategy.

Xilinx introduces its Alveo SN1000 SmartNIC
Published in Network


The Industry’s First SmartNIC with Composable Hardware

Xilinx made quite a few announcements with a general idea of how to help revolutionize a modern Data Center with software defined, hardware accelerated Alveo SmartNICs. The big news includes the new Alveo SN1000 SmartNIC card.

Buy the Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060 for $329
Published in Graphics


Review roundup: GA106 GPU and 12GB of GDDR6 VRAM for 60FPS+ RT+DLSS

Nvidia has launched its latest Geforce RTX 30 series graphics card, the Geforce RTX 3060. Featuring a GA106 GPU with 3584 CUDA cores and packing 12GB of GDDR6 memory on a 192-bit, all at $329, the Geforce RTX 3060 promises big improvements over the RTX 20 series cards and brings 60FPS+ ray tracing with DLSS in games like Watch Dogs: Legion, Fortnite RT, Cyberpunk 2077, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and others.

Gigabyte shows new AORUS WaterForce X series AIO liquid CPU coolers
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Coming in 240, 280, and 360mm sizes

Gigabyte has unveiled its newest line of AIO liquid coolers, the AORUS WaterForce X series, which will be available in three radiator sizes, 240, 280, and 360mm, as well as promises great compatibility and impressive performance from some unique optimizations.