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New Spectre attack once again sends Intel and AMD scrambling for a fix

A new transient execution variant is the first exploit micro-ops caches. Enlarge (credit: Intel) Since 2018, an almost endless series of attacks broadly known as Spectre has kept Intel and AMD scrambling to develop defenses to mitigate vulnera.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMay 4th, 2021

Prediabetes may not be as benign as once thought

People with prediabetes were significantly more likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke or other major cardiovascular event when compared with those who had normal blood sugar levels, according to new research. Researchers said the findings should se.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 41 min. ago

Too much, too little sleep linked to elevated heart risks in people free from disease

People who clock six to seven hours of sleep a night had the lowest chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke when compared with those who got less or more sleep, according to a new study. This trend remained true even after the research team acc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 41 min. ago

Intel Xe-HPG DG2 leak reveals specs of five graphics cards launching later this year

A new leak details five different graphics cards from Intel's upcoming Xe DG2 range. The cards are reportedly coming to laptops later this year......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 42 min. ago

FTC Report Blasts Manufacturers For Restricting Product Repairs

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published its long-awaited report on how manufacturers limit product repairs. From a report: The "Nixing the Fix" [PDF] report details a host of repair restrictions, especially those imposed by mobile phone and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 41 min. ago

Radeon drivers improve Resident Evil Village 4K performance

AMD's latest Radeon Adrenalin graphics driver 21.5.1 improves Resident Evil Village performance and fixes issues in a number of titles including Disco Elysium, Moonlight Blade and more......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 41 min. ago

How China Turned a Prize-Winning iPhone Hack Against the Uyghurs

An attack that targeted Apple devices was used to spy on China's Muslim minority -- and US officials claim it was developed at the country's top hacking competition. An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from an MIT Technology Review article: The Tia.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Someone already turned Apple’s AirTag into a slim, wallet-friendly card

Apple’s new AirTag item trackers are pretty small, but not quite small enough to slip into most wallets without adding an obvious bit of bulk. Fortunately, as one talented AirTag owner has found, that’s nothing you can’t fix with a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Intel employee claims first discrete gaming GPU is ‘right around the corner’

Intel is expanding its range of graphics cards soon. The DG2 cards are coming, and they'll apparently take on the top offerings AMD and Nvidia......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Fix for critical Qualcomm chip flaw is making its way to Android devices

Higher-end devices made by Google, Samsung, LG, Xiaomi, and OnePlus are affected. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Makers of high-end Android devices are responding to the discovery of a Qualcomm chip flaw that researchers say could be exploited.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Too Few Marketing Resources Got You Down? Here’s an Easy Fix

Let the customer journey inform your content strategy to make it more efficient, less expensive and repeatable — while still being impactful and effective. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Gigabyte announces a pair of Aorus pre-built gaming rigs with Intel/AMD chips and Nvidia RTX 3080 graphics

The new Aorus Model X and Model S offer the same choice of core components inside different form factors. This includes choosing between either an 8C/16T Core i9-11900K or a 12C/24T Ryzen 9 5900X chip and pairing it with a fixed choice of GPU: An Nvi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Samsung to regain top semiconductor supplier ranking in 2Q21, says IC Insights

Driven by a resurgent memory market and relatively flat sales results from Intel, IC Insights believes that Samsung will again replace Intel as the leading semiconductor producer beginning in the second quarter of this year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

AMD’s upcoming flagship GPUs should be 3x faster than RX 6900XT

If the rumors can be believed, GPU performance will triple sometime next year. Enlarge / RDNA 3 is expected to run on TSMC's 5 nm process and become available in late 2022 or early 2023. (credit: AMD) According to wccftech and well-known hardw.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Burning natural gas is now more dangerous than coal in Illinois, study shows

Pollution from natural gas is now responsible for more deaths and greater health costs than coal in Illinois, according to a new study highlighting another hazard of burning fossil fuels that are scrambling the planet's climate......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

AMD Radeon RX 7000 series: Everything we know about the RDNA 3 GPU

AMD's next-generation Radeon RX 7000 series graphics cards are expected to usher in a new 5nm-based RDNA 3 architecture to drive insane performance......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Intel Alder Lake-S leak reveals specs of its 16-core, 24-thread flagship

A new leak for the upcoming Intel Alder Lake-S processors shows a 16-core, 24-thread flagship that runs at 4.6GHz. Here's what you need to know......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Peloton stock crashes following recalls, security report

Shares of home-exercise giant Peloton are falling today, off some 13.6% as of the time of writing. This comes after the company announced a recall of its treadmill product, and TechCrunch reported that the company failed to fix a security issue regar.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Cymulate nabs $45M to test and improve cybersecurity defenses via attack simulations

With cybercrime on course to be a $6 trillion problem this year, organizations are throwing ever more resources at the issue to avoid being a target. Now, a startup that’s built a platform to help them stress-test the investments that they have.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Lucid Motors taps Waymo, Intel veterans ahead of public listing

Lucid Motors is beefing up its executive and technical leadership team, hiring people from Waymo, Intel and Xperi as it prepares to become a publicly listed company. The automaker said Wednesday that Sherry House, who formerly worked at Waymo, will b.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

21Nails Vulnerabilities Impact 60% of the Internet"s Email Servers

The maintainers of the Exim email server software have released updates today to patch a collection of 21 vulnerabilities that can allow threat actors to take over servers using both local and remote attack vectors. The Record reports: Known as 21Nai.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021