Latest News - July 2017
- NVIDIA Announces Quadro And TITAN xP External GPU Solutions, OptiX 5.0 SDK
- AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X Smashes 5.2GHz Barrier On LN2
- AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Looks To Be About 25 - 35 Percent Faster Than R9 Fury X In BF1
- Former Google SVP Praises iPhone 7 Camera, Claims Android Phones Are Years Behind
- Tech Mogul Mark Cuban Shares Elon Musk’s AI Concern, Fears Neural Networks Will Take Our Jobs
- Pwned: DEF CON Hackers Crack US Voting Machines In Just 90 Minutes
- ASUS Struts Its Radeon RX Vega 64 With Four Air And Water Cooled Models
- Rare Apple Leak Reveals iPhone 8 Design And Confirms Infrared Facial Scanner
- AMD Radeon Pro ReLive Update Brings Driver Switching To Professional Vega Cards
- Researchers Demonstrate Broadpwn Hack Of Millions Of Android And iOS Devices Via Broadcom Chipset
- Windows 10 Subsystem For Linux Strips Beta Label And Lands With Fall Creators Update
- AMD Radeon RX Vega Unveiled With 8GB HBM2, Up To 27.5 TFLOPs, Starting At $399
- AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X Flexes 8 Cores And 16 Threads For Relative Bargain $549
- Facebook Shuts Down AI System After It Continued To Communicate In A Language Humans Can’t Understand
All News for July 2017
AMD isn’t the only hardware company making waves this week at SIGGRAPH 2017. NVIDIA is looking to bolster its position in the professional graphics arena with a few new breakthroughs. The first of which is the addition of two new external graphics solutions that are targeted at professional artists and designers who... Read more...
It is AMD’s time to shine this week, as the company announced availability dates for the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and 1950X along with the addition of a new member of the family: the 8-core, 16-thread 1900X. AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper processors are aimed at enthusiasts, and they of course are going to want to overclock the snot out of them. Luckily, Read more...
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past twelve hours, then you know that AMD officially unveiled its Radeon RX Vega architecture. With a starting price of $399 (Radeon RX Vega 54), AMD is looking to bring some incredibly potent graphics muscle to compete with the GeForce GTX 10 Series. Up until this... Read more...
An unlikely source posted a glowing recommendation of the iPhone 7, and specifically the phone's camera performance. Vic Gundotra, the former senior vice president of social for Google, posted some snapshots of his two young children that were taken while out at dinner. In the accompanying text, Gundotra gushes about... Read more...
Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks and star of Shark Tank, has jumped into the conversation of artificial intelligence and whether it is something we as humans should fear. His take on the matter is more in line that of Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla who threw shade at Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg... Read more...
Election hacking is a real concern these days, and Microsoft recently helped cripple Russian hacking group called "Fancy Bear" after the group pulled off the DNC hack last year. A group of hackers at DEF CON 2017 had a bunch of voting machines to play with and they found some exploits that could allow potential... Read more...
At long last, AMD over the weekend finally unveiled its Vega graphics card lineup for consumers, announcing both air cooled and liquid cooled variants. With the official announcement out of the way, AMD's hardware partners are now free to unveil their own custom designs, and ASUS did not waste any time doing... Read more...
When it comes to iPhone leaks, we typically expect to obtain unreleased information from Apple’s supply chain or from case manufacturers that are happy to share design details and specifications. However, it’s very rare that the leak come from within Cupertino itself, which is exactly what happened this time... Read more...
Just last week, AMD rolled out a Crimson ReLive software update in preparation for its official unveiling of Radeon RX Vega graphics cards for consumers, which it announced over the weekend at SIGGRAPH. Now it is doing the same for new professional grade Vega cards that were introduced as well, and with it comes some... Read more...
Researchers from Exodus Intelligence discovered a zero-day attack that threatens most of the popular smartphones on the market today. The hack is called Broadpwn and it affects devices running iOS and Android. Specifically all Samsung Galaxy S3 through Galaxy S8 devices are susceptible as are the Note 3, 6, 6X, and... Read more...
Microsoft has been doing a lot for Linux fans lately. Last week, the software giant announced its full support for Open Source and Linux by joining the Cloud Computing Foundation. Microsoft is now back with a new feature coming out of beta that Linux users will be happy to hear. In the Windows 10 Fall Creators... Read more...
AMD has officially lifted the veil on its new Radeon RX consumer graphics line-up, featuring the company's next-generation Vega GPU architecture. After months of architecture disclosures and rumors, we finally have real specifications and details on the actual Radeon RX Vega graphics card line-up, including... Read more...
Yesterday, we received advance notice that the AMD Ryzen Threadripper family would be expanding to include at least four additional members. While we unfortunately don’t have four new SKUs to introduce to you today, AMD did confirm one of the new processors that we talked about yesterday: the Ryzen Threadripper... Read more...
Facebook Shuts Down AI System After It Continued To Communicate In A Language Humans Can’t Understand
This is why we can’t have nice things. Did you ever have the feeling that people are talking behind your back, but you can’t quite make out what they’re saying? Imagine for a minute if instead of people, there were artificial intelligence (AI) bots plotting and scheming in the background — and to make matters worse... Read more...