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Chrome 17 to check downloads for malware, preload pages
— 6:00 AM on January 6, 2012

In light of Google's frantic browser release cycle, fresh versions of Chrome aren't always terribly noteworthy. According to the latest update on the Google...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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IE6's demise celebrated... by Microsoft
— 5:34 PM on January 4, 2012

Of all people, Microsoft is cheering Internet Explorer 6's long-awaited decline into irrelevance. In a post on the Windows Blog yesterday, the company revealed...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Engineers pinched for selling Intel samples on eBay
— 6:00 AM on January 4, 2012

It's no secret that CPU engineering samples get around; if they didn't, we wouldn't be treated to spy shots from the Far East on a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Could IGP-free Sandy Bridge chips be on the way?
— 9:51 AM on December 30, 2011

As we noted yesterday, the latest from the rumor mill tells us Intel's 22-nm Ivy Bridge processors will be out on April 8. A...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Facebook releases Messenger app for Windows
— 6:00 AM on December 30, 2011

If you're running Windows 7 and trust Mark Zuckerberg to keep your social life cataloged, unwelcome messages from relatives and distant acquaintances can now be...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Report pins Ivy Bridge launch on April 8
— 6:00 AM on December 29, 2011

For a while now, all signs have pointed to a spring launch for Intel's 22-nm Ivy Bridge processors—but the spring is a pretty broad time...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel starts shipping 32-nm Cedar Trail Atom CPUs
— 4:07 PM on December 28, 2011

Intel has started shipping Cedar Trail versions of its Atom processor. This third generation of the Atom purportedly offers double the graphics performance of Pine...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Former AMD developer-relations head hired by Intel
— 11:31 AM on December 28, 2011

Former AMD head of developer relations Richard Huddy has reportedly joined Intel. KitGuru appears to have the scoop on what could be an...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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XBMC 11.0 now out in beta
— 10:40 AM on December 28, 2011

XBMC has come a long way since its humble beginnings as a media player for hacked Xbox consoles. The software is now available in a...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Medfield performance, power numbers leak out
— 6:00 AM on December 28, 2011

New details have leaked out on Medfield, the 32-nm Atom system-on-chip Intel is targeting at tablets. VR-Zone has the scoop on the upcoming...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Sandy Bridge price cuts to set the stage for Ivy Bridge
— 6:00 AM on December 23, 2011

Prices for Intel's Sandy Bridge processors have hardly budged since the chips launched in January. Now, at long last, some price cuts could be underway....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Purported Ivy Bridge prices leak
— 11:10 AM on December 20, 2011

We're still months away from the release of Intel's Ivy Bridge CPUs, but already, one site claims to have unearthed pricing details on the new...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD refreshes A-series lineup; Trinity nowhere in sight
— 10:04 AM on December 20, 2011

Llano is getting an update. You might have seen some new mobile A-series APUs quietly appear on AMD's website recently. This morning, the company formally...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Google Zeitgeist chronicles search trends for 2011
— 12:15 PM on December 16, 2011

Every year, Google's Zeitgeist tabulates trends based on the most popular web searches of the previous 12 months. The 2011 version is now up,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Update: MS releases, yanks Win7 hotfix for Bulldozer scheduling
— 10:25 AM on December 16, 2011

Some weeks ago, we took a look at the issue of thread scheduling and performance on AMD's Bulldozer-based FX processors. Since current versions...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Operating systems

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AMD replaces Rick Bergman with former Freescale, IBM exec
— 9:26 AM on December 16, 2011

A little over a month before AMD announced its dramatic layoffs, Rick Bergman, head of the company's Products Group, resigned and became CEO...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD's Read opens door to collaboration with ARM
— 3:04 PM on December 15, 2011

This spring, AMD categorically denied a rumor that it would partner with ARM, saying it had "made a big bet on APUs, which are...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Chrome update brings robust profile support
— 12:26 PM on December 15, 2011

Quick show of hands: how many of you have computers around the house that are used by multiple people? Probably a lot, me included....

Type: News story Tags: Software

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