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5 Hours Ago   The Consumer Technology Association has released a report quantifying the damage to the US economy if the Trump Administration goes ahead with proposed tariff increases. Laptop, cell phones, and tablets could all become significantly more expensive, if the projection is accurate.

21 Hours Ago   PCI-SIG is on a tear lately. Not content to pop PCIe 5.0 out before 4.0 is in-market, they've already started work on 6.0, with a 2021 target release date.

22 Hours Ago   Intel may tap Samsung for some work at 14nm, possibly as late as 2021, if recent rumors are true. The post Intel May Tap Samsung for 14nm Manufacturing Support appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Yesterday   Western Digital has suspended its partnership with Huawei as the phone giant braces for a major sales falloff. The post Western Digital Freezes Out Huawei, Which Braces for Massive Sales Drop appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Yesterday   Nvidia has announced it will bring full software stack support to ARM CPUs, including its entire HPC product stack. This move will put ARM on an equal playing field with x86 and Power.

Yesterday   Samsung deleted a tweet warning its users to virus scan their smart TVs. Bad idea. The post Samsung Deletes Tweet Warning Users to Virus-Scan Their Smart TVs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

2 Days Ago   The Atari VCS finally has a release date, but it's not clear it has a role to play. 'Raspberry Pi of the living room' is a tough target to hit.

5 Days Ago   Wrapping up our E3 coverage, we turn our attention to the various software improvements AMD has promised for its GPUs. Here's what is coming down the pipe.

5 Days Ago   Apple might buy Intel's modem business. Intel might be looking to sell its modem business after Apple stopped being its customers. What a happy coincidence. The post Rumor: Apple Might Buy Intel’s 5G Modem Division appeared first on ExtremeTech.

5 Days Ago   Ryzen and Navi were the stars of AMD's E3, but spare a thought for the AM4 socket -- and the significant amount of work AMD has done to keep it current without compromising its promise on backward compatibility.

6 Days Ago   AMD's new RDNA architecture is a major advancement over and above GCN. If it delivers the improvements AMD has promised, it'll be the company's most important GPU launch since 2012.

6 Days Ago   New research indicates the number of planets capable of hosting complex life could be much smaller than we thought. The post Complex Life May Be Much Rarer in the Universe Than Previously Thought appeared first on ExtremeTech.

6 Days Ago   At E3 this week, AMD finally unveiled exactly which improvements are baked into its third-generation Ryzen CPU, based on the Zen 2 architecture. The post How AMD’s Zen 2 Architecture Boosts Performance-Per-Watt appeared first on ExtremeTech.

8 Days Ago   AMD announced its new 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X at E3 this week. 7nm has been exceedingly good to the company. The post AMD Announces 16-Core Ryzen 9 3950X 7nm Desktop CPU appeared first on ExtremeTech.

8 Days Ago   AMD announced its Navi graphics cards and RDNA architecture at E3, with substantial improvements in both raw performance and performance per watt. The post AMD Unveils Radeon RX 5700, 5700XT: New Navi GPUs to Tackle Turing appeared first on ExtremeTech.

9 Days Ago   Microsoft revealed new details on its next-generation Project Scarlett game console at E3, including ray tracing support, 120fps capabilities, and 8K support. The post Microsoft Unveils Project Scarlett Console: SSD, Ray Tracing, 2020 Debut appeared first on ExtremeTech.

11 Days Ago   Apple doesn't want users to know that its own audience reacted badly to news of a $1,000 metal stick monitor stand. The post Apple Attempted to Censor Critical Coverage of Its $1,000 Monitor Stand appeared first on ExtremeTech.

12 Days Ago   Google's Stadia service comes with bandwidth consumption requirements that could put a serious strain on 1TB data caps across the country. 4K isn't going to be accessible to a lot of folks -- not without overage fees.

12 Days Ago   A security researcher has created a tool to allow the extraction and analysis of AMD's Platform Security Processor firmware. The post AMD’s Secure Processor Firmware Is Now Explorable Thanks to New Tool appeared first on ExtremeTech.

12 Days Ago   GameStop's stock has fallen by 40 percent this week after its Q1 earnings call. Investors were not satisfied with the company's financials or its plans for recovery.

12 Days Ago   Samsung and AMD have signed a new agreement to license Radeon IP for Samsung's GPU designs. What's that mean for the company's long-term custom SoC plans?

16 Days Ago   Intel is arguing that AMD misrepresented Xeon performance. Does the argument hold up? The post Intel Claims AMD Misrepresented 7nm Epyc Performance vs. Xeon appeared first on ExtremeTech.

18 Days Ago   Google may be moving ahead with plans to limit the types of ad blocking available to non-enterprise users. The post Future Chrome Changes May Make Normal Ad Blocking an Enterprise-Only Feature appeared first on ExtremeTech.

19 Days Ago   The worldwide semiconductor market fell by the largest amount in a decade last quarter. Q2 isn't expected to improve things. The post The Entire Semiconductor Market Just Suffered the Worst Downturn in a Decade appeared first on ExtremeTech.

19 Days Ago   ARM announced the latest Cortex-A77 CPU this week, with improvements in overall performance, particularly FPU code. The post ARM Announces New Cortex-A77 CPU Architecture appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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