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Lorry driver due in court over M1 crash deaths

A lorry driver is due in court charged with several offences over a crash on the M1 which killed eight people. Two lorries and a minibus were involved in the crash on the motorway near Newport Pagnell on Saturday. Ryszard Masierak, 31, is charged with eight counts of causing death by dangerous driving and four of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He is also charged with causing death by careless driving while over the prescribed alcohol limit. Mr Masierak, of Evesham, Worcestershire, is due to appear at High Wycombe ...

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Barcelona attack: Suspected van driver shot dead by police

Spanish police have shot dead the main suspect in last Thursday’s Barcelona attack, Younes Abouyaaqoub. Police believe he was the driver of a van which careered down the Las Ramblas avenue, killing 13 and injuring more than 100 others. He was killed some 25 miles (40km) west of Barcelona near a petrol station following a tip off. Abouyaaqoub, wearing a fake explosive belt, is reported to have shouted “Allahu Akbar” (“God is Greatest”). An extensive manhunt was already under way when police closed in on the Subirats area, close to ...

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AMD Releases Cryptocurrency Mining Driver, May Raise Vega Prices

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. On the heels of its Vega launch last week, AMD has released a new driver for its GPUs that focuses on cryptocurrency mining. The new driver is supposed to make Vega faster when mining, though AMD also notes that the driver “is provided as a beta level support driver which should be considered ‘as is’ and will not be supported with further updates, upgrades or bug fixes.” AMD and Nvidia have taken different approaches to ...

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AMD Releases Cryptocurrency Mining Driver, May Raise Vega Prices

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. On the heels of its Vega launch last week, AMD has released a new driver for its GPUs that focuses on cryptocurrency mining. The new driver is supposed to make Vega faster when mining, though AMD also notes that the driver “is provided as a beta level support driver which should be considered ‘as is’ and will not be supported with further updates, upgrades or bug fixes.” AMD and Nvidia have taken different approaches to ...

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Man misidentified as Charlottesville driver had to flee home; plans to sue far-right sites

In the immediate aftermath of the Charlottesville terror attack, the far-right website GotNews posted what seemed like a huge scoop. The website said it could “exclusively reveal” that the person who had run over a group of demonstrators in a Dodge Charger was not a white nationalist, but instead a critic of President Donald Trump. The Michigan man GotNews had identified was in fact not the driver. He was not even in Virginia at the time. But within hours he and his family had been forced to flee their home ...

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AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2

AMD released the latest version of its Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition (whew) last night, with a significant performance and feature boost for Team Red GPU owners. It’s part of a significant transformation in how AMD handles its drivers that kicked off in earnest back in November 2015, with the launch of Radeon Software Crimson Edition. From 2012 to 2015, AMD adhered to a limited driver release schedule with periodic updates and more driver betas provided as opposed to more frequent (monthly) updates. The company’s more recent policy has been ...

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AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2

AMD released the latest version of its Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition (whew) last night, with a significant performance and feature boost for Team Red GPU owners. It’s part of a significant transformation in how AMD handles its drivers that kicked off in earnest back in November 2015, with the launch of Radeon Software Crimson Edition. From 2012 to 2015, AMD adhered to a limited driver release schedule with periodic updates and more driver betas provided as opposed to more frequent (monthly) updates. The company’s more recent policy has been ...

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New Nvidia Game-Ready Driver Available Now, Here's What It Does

In the latest game-ready graphics driver from Nvidia (version 384.76), users of GeForce video cards get optimized performance for the LawBreakers open beta that runs from June 30 until July 3. Those with Oculus Rift and HTC Vive setups get optimizations for Spider-Man: Homecoming VR Experience, which is a free movie tie-in that comes out tomorrow. FIFA 17 also has an updated SLI profile. In addition, version 384.76 of the Nvidia driver resolves the following issues: 3DVision: CPU bottleneck occurs when 3DVision is enabled. Prey with GTX 1080/1070/1060 cards: Large ...

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