GM lays out driverless car plans
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Robot taxis by 2019

General Motors laid out its vision for self-driving vehicles and told investors it planned a commercial launch of fleets of fully autonomous robo-taxis in multiple dense urban environments in 2019.

Qualcomm finds more patents Apple "borrowed"
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Borrowed genius

Apple's legal spat with Qualcomm just got even messier as the chipmaker found even more patents which it thinks that Apple is using without permission.

System76 disables Intel ME
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One too many security issues

System76 says it is rolling out a firmware update for its new Linux laptops which disables the Intel Management Engine.

Comcast waters down net neutrality pledge
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You probably were not expecting this

Throughout its campaign against net neutrality laws, Comcast said the laws were not needed and promised to up-hold net neutrality what ever happened.

Apple will create its own power management chips
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Dialog faces night of the long knives

Yet another loyal Apple partner is suffering for failing to do what the company told it to do.

AMD teases us about its Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition driver
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A big update for Radeon Software

AMD has decided to tickle your fancy for and upcoming major driver update - set to arrive by the end of this year.

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.11.4 Beta driver
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One for Oculus Dash Open Beta and Doom VFR

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.11.4 Beta driver which brings support for Oculus Dash Open Beta and Doom VFR as well as fixing a couple of bugs.

Personal computing devices slump
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IDC figures

Augers working for IDC have been reading the liver of fat ram and come to the conclusion that global shipments of personal computing devices (PCDs) will decline 2.7 percent on year in 2017.

Samsung finds another use for graphene balls
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li-ion with great balls of fire

Samsung’s Advanced Institute of Technology has come up with another use for graphene balls – giving a coat for use inside a regular li-ion cell.

Boffins create 50 qubits quantum simulators
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Teach your quantum cat to do the accounts

Two teams of researchers have published papers in Nature detailing how they created unprecedented quantum simulators consisting of over 50 qubits.