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Google's Chromecast gets an Ethernet adapter
— 8:22 AM on July 9, 2015

Google's Chromecast HDMI streaming dongle just got a nice optional upgrade in the form of an official Ethernet adapter. As with any wireless...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Networking

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IBM Research successfully produces 7-nm test chips
— 12:20 AM on July 9, 2015

The next leap for semiconductors after the 10-nm process node is 7 nm, and it appears that IBM Research is helping to pave the way....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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AOC joins the budget 4K party with its 28" U2870VQE
— 12:20 PM on July 8, 2015

AOC announced its new U2870VQE 28" 4K display today, at a budget-friendly suggested price of $349. The display features a matte, eight-bit TN panel with...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Microsoft restructures phone hardware business, cuts 7,800 jobs
— 10:27 AM on July 8, 2015

Microsoft has announced plans to restructure its phone hardware business, including the elimination of 7,800 jobs. The restructuring effort will result in a one-time...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Logitech shows off new logo, introduces Logi brand
— 9:55 AM on July 8, 2015

These days, companies seem to be all about reinventing themselves. Today, it's Logitech's turn. The company has unveiled a new corporate identity and logo,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Personal tech

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Startup Knowm has an AHaH moment with memristors
— 8:38 AM on July 8, 2015

We've been hearing about commercially feasible memristors—a type of electrical component that's persistent like flash memory, but as fast as DRAM to access—for quite some...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Oculus wants to demo the Rift in retail locations
— 1:39 PM on July 7, 2015

Oculus says it'll start selling its Rift VR headset beginning in Q1 2016. A fundamental problem with selling VR gear to most consumers is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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LG's latest notebook LCDs feature embedded touch sensors
— 10:22 AM on July 7, 2015

LG is set to begin mass production of its Advanced In-Cell Touch (AIT) displays for notebooks. This technology embeds touch sensors within the LCD...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices

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AMD revises Q2 guidance; gross margin, revenue fall
— 4:09 PM on July 6, 2015

AMD is revising its Q2 2015 financial guidance. The company expects that sequential revenue and gross margin will both decline more than previously expected. Sequential...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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Etc.
— 10:33 AM on July 3, 2015

Hey, folks. Today is a holiday in the U.S., so we won't be posting news according to the usual schedule. Some of us might be...

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North America's IPv4 address supply is running dry
— 11:17 AM on July 2, 2015

The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) warns that it will be unable to fulfill a request for the allocation of a large block...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Renée James steps down as Intel president
— 10:51 AM on July 2, 2015

The executive suite at Intel is getting a major shake-up today. President Renée James is leaving the company to pursue an external CEO role, according...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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NoScript vulnerability allows malicious scripts to run unchecked
— 9:19 AM on July 2, 2015

Security researcher Linus Särud has uncovered a security vulnerability in the popular NoScript browser extension that could allow an attacker to run arbitrary...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Software

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GlobalFoundries completes IBM microelectronics acquisition
— 10:58 AM on July 1, 2015

GlobalFoundries has completed its acquisition of IBM's microelectronics division. The deal, which was announced late last year, transfers control of IBM's foundries in East...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Study finds significant security flaws in popular VPN services
— 9:31 AM on July 1, 2015

A group of researchers from Sapienza University of Rome and Queen Mary University of London have published a study detailing significant security flaws in...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Acer unleashes a 34" curved FreeSync monitor
— 9:11 AM on June 30, 2015

Hold on to your hats. Acer just unleashed the XR341CK, a 34" 3440x1440 IPS monitor with FreeSync onboard. If this display looks a tad...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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AMD posts Fury X top plate schematics, customization guide
— 6:00 AM on June 30, 2015

AMD wasn't kidding when it told us that Radeon R9 Fury X owners would be able to customize their cards' dimpled, rubberized top plates by...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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Samsung and LG show off battery technology improvements
— 9:21 AM on June 29, 2015

Nary a day goes by without news about new battery technologies, it seems, and today is no exception. Samsung and LG have both announced new...

Type: News story Tags: Power Miscellaneous Mobile computing Personal tech

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