HP jumps the gun with Nvidia RTX 3080 Super
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Lists it with the upcoming Envy 34 AiO PC

HP might have jumped the gun with Nvidia's rumored RTX 30 series refresh and has listed the RTX 3080 Super as an option with its upcoming Envy 34 All-in-One PC.

AMD announces Advantage design framework initiative
Published in PC Hardware

First gaming notebooks coming this month

During its Computex 2021 event, AMD has announced its new Advantage design framework initiative, a program that will help notebook makers to create the best possible gaming notebooks.

Dell and HP warn that chip shortages will cause them trouble
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Still beat Wall Street 

Dell and HP reported quarterly revenue that beat Wall Street estimates but both warned that chip shortages could cause them problems. 

Kingston sells HyperX to HP
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For a cool $425 million

In a rather surprising move, Kingston has announced that it has sold its HyperX, gaming-oriented peripherals division, to HP. The $425 million deal, which should be finalized in Q2 2021, will give HP the division as well as the brand.

HP Pavilion 14 launched with Intel Tiger Lake processors
Published in PC Hardware

With Nvidia GeForce MX450 GPU

HP has completely overhauled the Pavilion 14 with an 11th Gen Intel Core processor and an optional Nvidia GeForce MX450 GPU.

Huawei fights back
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Trade wars move to patent wars

Looks like Huawei is going to fight back against the US for the sanctions it has imposed on the company using the US patent system.

Xerox abandons $35 billion hostile HP bid
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Plans kung flued

Copier maker Xerox has given up on its $35 billion hostile cash-and-stock bid for the maker of very expensive printer ink HP and blamed the pesky coronavirus for interfering with its plans.

HP teases new Reverb
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More VR headsets

HP is teasing a Reverb G2 VR headset developed in tandem with Microsoft and Valve that should be "more immersive, comfortable and compatible" than previous-generation hardware.

HP rejects Xerox's latest bid
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Copies it a quick message

The maker of expensive printer ink which is nearly as expensive as race horse semen, HP, has rejected Xerox takeover bid of about $35 billion, saying it undervalued the personal computer maker.

US tries to extradite Michael Lynch
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Wants him on wire fraud

The United States has formally requested the extradition of Michael Lynch, the British tech billionaire who sold his data company Autonomy to Hewlett Packard in an ill-fated $11.1 billion deal, to face charges including securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy.