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Intel Announces 18-Core i9 CPU Specs Ahead of AMD Theadripper Launch

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. At Computex 2017, Intel announced that its new Core i9 family would add significantly more cores than the old Core i7 HEDT CPU families had ever offered, while pushing back the window on availability for these high core-count CPUs into the fall. Now we know when these updated chips will hit market, and Intel has pulled the dates in from even the October launches we expected earlier this summer. The 12-core Intel Core i9-7920X will ...

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Samsung Revamps Battery Testing Ahead of Note 8 Launch

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Samsung was riding high on the success of phones like the Galaxy S7 last year when it launched its most ambitious phone yet; the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7. The phone was sleek and capable with a built-in stylus and the prettiest display on any phone in the world. However, defective batteries led to numerous fires and forced a full recall. Now, Samsung is gearing up for the Note 8 launch, and it’s seeking to assuage ...

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Samsung Revamps Battery Testing Ahead of Note 8 Launch

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Samsung was riding high on the success of phones like the Galaxy S7 last year when it launched its most ambitious phone yet; the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7. The phone was sleek and capable with a built-in stylus and the prettiest display on any phone in the world. However, defective batteries led to numerous fires and forced a full recall. Now, Samsung is gearing up for the Note 8 launch, and it’s seeking to assuage ...

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Nissan charged with unfair labor practices ahead of union vote

Nissan CEO: Automakers will increase US production A hotly contested effort by the United Auto Workers union to represent a foreign automaker’s U.S. plant just got nastier. The National Labor Relations Board has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against Nissan ahead of a closely watched vote to organize a union that’s scheduled at its Canton, Mississippi, assembly plant, later this week. The union says management’s efforts to defeat the UAW are some of the “nastiest anti-union campaigns in the modern history of the American labor movement.” Management says those ...

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Tantalizing Rumors Leak Ahead of AMD’s Vega Launch

AMD has been quite tight-lipped about Vega, its upcoming consumer GPU meant to compete at the high end of the market, as opposed to the midrange RX 400/500 families. Thanks to some leaks, however, we now know a bit more than we did before about what Vega can do and how it does it. Longtime AMD fans may remember the company’s use of various X-derived GPU names, including XL, XT, and XTX. AMD is reviving this branding style for Vega, according to Tom’s Hardware, with plans to offer four different GPU ...

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Tantalizing Rumors Leak Ahead of AMD’s Vega Launch

AMD has been quite tight-lipped about Vega, its upcoming consumer GPU meant to compete at the high end of the market, as opposed to the midrange RX 400/500 families. Thanks to some leaks, however, we now know a bit more than we did before about what Vega can do and how it does it. Longtime AMD fans may remember the company’s use of various X-derived GPU names, including XL, XT, and XTX. AMD is reviving this branding style for Vega, according to Tom’s Hardware, with plans to offer four different GPU ...

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G20: 'Difficult' talks ahead as protesters arrested

Leaders are entering the final day of talks at the G20 meeting in Hamburg as officials try to bridge the gap with the US on issues such as trade and climate change. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is hosting the summit in Hamburg, said the talks so far had been “very difficult”. Negotiators worked through the night in an attempt to reach a compromise on the wording of the final summit statement. It comes after a second night of violent protests on Hamburg’s streets. The G20 (Group of Twenty) is ...

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Xbox Scorpio Dev Kit Shown Off Ahead Of E3 2017

Microsoft’s new console, Project Scorpio, is coming out this year and it aims to be one of the biggest storylines at E3 next week. The console that Microsoft will sell is different from the system’s software development kit, which is given to developers to use to make their games. Today, Microsoft released a video in which Xbox engineer Kevin Gammill talks about the devkit, which is more powerful and doesn’t have exactly the same form factor as the retail kit (which hasn’t even been shown off yet). It has 24 ...

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Megyn Kelly touts track record ahead of NBC debut

Megyn Kelly in 90 seconds Megyn Kelly is managing expectations for her move to NBC — up to a point. “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly,” which debuts June 4 on NBC, isn’t going to be number one right away, she tells CNNMoney. “Nobody expects to be beating ’60 Minutes.” But minutes later, Kelly is touting a track record of success: “This is the fourth show I’ve launched,” she says. “I have a history of being able to hold. [My previous] shows were fine on day one, but they were nothing ...

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Emmanuel Macron: Tough task ahead after victory in France

Emmanuel Macron took his first steps as France’s president-elect on Monday but faces a tough task establishing a team that can govern effectively. His party has announced it is changing its name from En Marche to Republique En Marche (Republic on the Move). It must pick candidates quickly ahead of parliamentary elections on 11 and 18 June. It wants to be the biggest party but at the moment has no seats at all. Mr Macron beat the far right’s Marine Le Pen by 66.1% to 33.9% on Sunday. But a ...

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