Gamers make good security experts
Published in Gaming

McAfee suggests looking at your gaming history

Insecurity outfit McAfee has issued a new report which suggests that gamers might make good candidates for cybersecurity jobs.

Microsoft claims chatbot breakthrough
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Talks, like we do – know wot I mean?

Software king of the world Microsoft is claiming to have made a breakthrough which should be a bit of help to those who don't like their robots talking like Data or Stephen Hawking.

Intel gives up trying to fix older chips
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Spectre has won Mr. Bond just upgrade already

Chipzilla has looked at its options and decided that it can't be bothered trying to fix some of its older processors to address the "Spectre variant 2" attack.

Dell updates its XPS 15 notebook with Intel 8th gen Core CPUs
Published in AI

Including the six-core Core i9-8950HK 

In addition to the new budget-oriented G-series gaming notebooks, Dell has also updated its quite popular XPS 15 notebook with new Intel 8th generation Core Coffee Lake CPUs, including the six-core Core i9-8950HK.

Kingston announces A1000 M.2 PCIe Gen3 x2 NVMe SSDs
Published in Cloud

Phison 5008 controller with 3D TLC NAND

Kingston has announced its latest A1000 PCIe NVMe SSDs which will deliver twice the performance of SATA at "near SATA pricing" and be available in 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities, in standard M.2 2280 form-factor with PCIe Gen3 x2 NVMe interface.

Chip sales soar in Europe
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Forever upwards. It seems

Sales of semiconductors in February last exceeded forecasts, according to the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA).

Dell launches new G-series notebooks
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Targetting the budget-oriented gaming market

In addition to updating most of its notebook lineups with new Intel 8th generation Core CPUs, Dell has launched a completely new Dell G-series of gaming notebooks, including the Dell G3 15, G3 17, G5 15 and G7 15 gaming notebook. Each of these Dell G-series notebooks will cover a specific part of the budget-friendly gaming market but share plenty of similarities.

EVGA announces the mITX H370 Stinger motherboard
Published in PC Hardware

Coffee Lake-S on a mITX motherboard with plenty of features

Following Intel's launch of its next 8th generation Core Coffee Lake CPUs as well as more chipsets that will support these CPUs, EVGA has unveiled its newest mITX H370 Stinger motherboard which will pack quite a few interesting features on a mITX form-factor.

Playstation 5 will have a customised eight-core Zen chip
Published in Gaming

At least according to Charlie Demerjian

SemiAccurate’s Charlie Demerjian claims that Sony’s PlayStation 5 hardware will feature an APU composed of customised 8-Core Zen CPU and a Navi-based GPU.

DRAM supply remains tight
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Nitrogen supply freezes any hope of supply ease 

Nitrogen problems at Micron Memory Taiwan may prolong the tight supply of the DRAM market and are expected to push up contract prices of PC DRAM by three percent in the second quarter compared to the first quarter.