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Crytek shows Neon Noir real-time raytracing demo
Published in Graphics

Running at 4K 30fps on Radeon Vega 56

Showing that ray-tracing just might not need a dedicated hardware chip, Crytek has released the new Neon Noir tech demo showing real-time ray traced reflections, running at 4K and 30fps on an AMD Radeon Vega 56 GPU.

China dismisses US security claims
Published in News

… As EU negotiates for better access

China has dismissed US security claims against its telecoms equipment maker Huawei as groundless and “abnormal”.

Facebook pulls 1.5 million mass murder videos
Published in News

New Zealand mosque attack live stream shut down

Social notworking site Facebook said it had pulled 1.5 million videos globally of the New Zealand mosque attack in the first 24 hours after the attack.

Apple stole three Qualcomm ideas
Published in News

Told to pay $31 million

Fruity cargo cult Apple’s quest to avoid paying Qualcomm billions in patent royalties has hit an iceberg as a jury has ruled against it.

US falling behind on smartphones
Published in Mobiles

Apple/Samsung dependant US is snubbed by the cool tech

One of the take-outs from this year’s Mobile World Congress was a noticeable lack of development from US smartphone companies.