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Serious bug in Linux kernel allows for privilege escalation
— 4:17 PM on January 20, 2016

The security team at Perception Point has uncovered a serious bug in the Linux kernel that could allow a regular user to get elevated...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix Servers

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Google's Brotli algorithm will soon compress web traffic in Chrome
— 11:35 AM on January 20, 2016

Google will soon enable support in Chrome for a new compression algorithm called Brotli. The algorithm has been in the works for a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Networking Servers

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MSI boosts Gaming 24 AIO with Skylake and new graphics cards
— 5:19 PM on January 19, 2016

MSI is apparently betting heavily on prebuilt systems these days, and today the company unveiled a new addition to its family of gaming-oriented all-in-one desktops....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Gaming

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AMD narrows its losses in the fourth quarter of 2015
— 4:09 PM on January 19, 2016

AMD has turned in its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2015. The company posted an operating loss of $49 million and a net...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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TSMC expects to begin 5-nm production in 2020
— 10:00 AM on January 19, 2016

TSMC is already thinking a few moves ahead of its present processes. According to DigiTimes, the company expects to start production of 7-nm...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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AMD will introduce two Polaris GPUs this year
— 9:22 AM on January 19, 2016

In a recent interview with VentureBeat, AMD's Raja Koduri spilled a handful of beans on the company's upcoming Polaris GPUs. Most notably, Koduri...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Fixstars' SSD-13000M goes all the way up to 13TB
— 9:54 AM on January 14, 2016

Yesterday, we covered Seagate's 8TB and 10TB hard drives. Fixstars probably saw that news and thought "psh, we can go bigger without moving...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Servers

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Say hello to Seattle with AMD's Opteron A1100 ARM SoC
— 9:23 AM on January 14, 2016

AMD introduced the first official product born from its Seattle project this morning. The Opteron A1100 system-on-a-chip will have up to eight 64-bit...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Servers

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Gigabyte presents a barbershop quartet of Xeon D mobos
— 1:41 PM on January 12, 2016

For most gerbils, Gigabyte is a name associated with consumer-grade motherboards and graphics cards. However, the company has always operated in the server arena, too,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Networking Servers

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JEDEC updates HBM standard with bigger stacks and faster speeds
— 10:59 AM on January 12, 2016

Electronics industry standards body JEDEC released an update to the High-Bandwidth Memory (or HBM) standard today. The updated standard, JESD235A, allows for two-high, four-high,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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HTC Vive pre-orders begin February 29
— 2:22 PM on January 11, 2016

For those who were waiting for details of how to buy HTC's Vive in the wake of Oculus' own pre-order announcement, the wait...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Input devices Gaming

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AMD slashes the R9 Nano's price tag to $499
— 8:30 AM on January 11, 2016

AMD's Radeon R9 Nano may be the graphics card with the highest performance-per-inch ratio on the market today, but its compact size came at a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Alienware puts OLED screens in mobile gamers' reach
— 7:48 PM on January 8, 2016

Dell and Lenovo have already deemed OLED screens good enough for prime time as monitors. Now, according to PC World, Alienware is...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Gaming

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Monoprice enters the ultrawide arena with a 34" IPS offering
— 8:10 PM on January 7, 2016

The fine people at Monoprice have revealed a take on the increasingly popular 21:9 monitor. This screen's combination of specs and price sure looks like...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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The executioner is coming for older versions of Internet Explorer
— 5:54 PM on January 7, 2016

Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, and 10 have their days numbered. Come January 12, only Internet Explorer 11 will be supported on modern Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Operating systems Windows Servers

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Dell flaunts its Ultrasharp 30 4K OLED monitor at CES
— 9:58 PM on January 6, 2016

This morning, Dell unveiled its UltraSharp 30 UP3017Q, a 30" monitor with an OLED panel. Geared toward image and media professionals, this 10-bit monitor can display...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Asus unleashes three Republic of Gamers peripherals
— 4:24 PM on January 6, 2016

Asus has revealed three peripherals in its Republic of Gamers line at CES. The first is the ROG Claymore gaming keyboard. It features Cherry MX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Input devices Mobile computing Gaming

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Razer Blade Stealth can use an external graphics card for extra power
— 1:41 PM on January 6, 2016

At CES, Razer has unveiled an ultrabook-class laptop that can connect to an external graphics card via Thunderbolt 3, using a nifty external graphics enclosure...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Mobile computing

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