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Intel could send Core i3 CPU production to TSMC later this year

According to market intelligence firm TrendForce, Intel is planning to outsource production of its Core i3 CPUs to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in the second half of 2021 using its 5nm node. Chipzilla’s mid-range and high-end C.....»»

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Steam reached 120 million monthly active users in 2020

With that said, even Valve itself likely couldn't have predicted just how explosive its growth would become toward the latter half of the year. In 2020, the massively-popular gaming platform reached the 120 million monthly active players milestone, w.....»»

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Qualcomm acquires chip startup Nuvia for $1.4 billion

Qualcomm has announced it will acquire chip startup Nuvia to expand its strong position in the silicon industry and use the latter's resources to develop better processors for smartphones, laptops, network infrastructure, and advanced driver assistan.....»»

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Ring rolled out end-to-end encryption for some of its cameras today

On Wednesday, Ring announced that it launched end-to-end video encryption for some of its camera models. The press release calls the feature a "technical preview," which is just another way of saying it's in the beta phase. Ring is looking for feedba.....»»

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EKWB shows off a sub-ambient cooler and a two-card waterblock sandwich

First up is the QuantumX Delta TEC (Believe it or not, this is the most normal product EK announced today). A TEC is a thermoelectric cooler, and it's an idea companies have mulled over for a while. EK sent out a few engineering samples to reviewers.....»»

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A wireless future? Reasonance shows off its cordless TV at CES 2021

The wireless TV Reasonance took to CES 2021 is still a prototype, though it could offer a glimpse of a future where more devices are powered wirelessly without needing to touch charging stations physically......»»

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People turned to familiar programming to help get through the pandemic

The continued rise of streaming platforms was one of the few bright spots of 2020. Fortunately, much of the infrastructure and content libraries were already in place to support the unexpected spike in at-home viewing brought about by the pandemic......»»

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Intel CEO Bob Swan is stepping down, will be replaced by VMware boss Pat Gelsinger

Swan assumed the role of interim CEO following the resignation of Brian Krzanich in June 2018 after Intel learned of a consensual relationship Krzanich had with an Intel employee. Following a seven-month search, Intel’s board removed the interim ta.....»»

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Ubisoft has a "story-driven open-world" Star Wars game in the works for Lucasfilm Games

On Wednesday, Ubisoft announced that it had entered a partnership with Lucasfilm Games and is producing an open-world Star Wars game under the label. The game is still very much in early development, so details are sparse......»»

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IBM tops US patent list for 28th year in a row with more than 9,100 patents granted

2020 also saw an increase in submitted applications. At 413,176, the figure was up more than 4.75 percent compared to 2019......»»

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Razer is working on its own N95 respirator with RGB lighting and a clear plastic faceplate

Unlike Project Brooklyn, it sounds like Hazel is destined to become an actual product. Razer is already working with a team of medical experts and scientists to ensure the mask meets modern Covid-19 protection standards, and it looks like the company.....»»

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International operation brings down dark web"s largest marketplace

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) writes that DarkMarket had almost 500,000 users, more than 2,400 sellers, and over 320,000 transactions. It had also seen over 4,65 Bitcoin and 12,800 Monero transferred, equal to ar.....»»

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Sony unveils Airpeak drone, shows off aerial footage of its road-tested Vision-S concept EV

There are a few crucial details still under wraps for Sony's upcoming drone, such as its price and specs. However, it does appear to be a high-end, expensive piece of kit considering that Sony has designed the drone around its Alpha series of mirrorl.....»»

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EVGA and Zotac join others in raising the price of their graphics cards

This month, we heard that the Trump administration was imposing a 25 percent tax on graphics cards imported from China. The cards and motherboards were granted exemptions from import taxes in September, but that expired without renewal at the end of.....»»

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There were over two billion gaming-related tweets in 2020

Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on many businesses, such as cruise operators and airlines, but some have benefited from lockdowns and more people opting for home entertainment. It’s been a boom time for streaming services, while PC shipments.....»»

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Razer"s "Project Brooklyn" puts a new spin on gaming chairs

On the surface, without any of its fancy functions switched on, Project Brooklyn is a pretty standard gaming chair, albeit one with an odd L-shaped base. It has the same "racerback" design you'd see in a chair from Secretlab or DXRacer, and a similar.....»»

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Watch the replay: Nvidia"s CES 2021 event, RTX 3000 mobile GPUs incoming

Nvidia tweeted out a teaser for today's event over the weekend, giving a brief glimpse of what's in store......»»

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AMD at CES 2021: Watch Lisa Su"s keynote here

While Nvidia is expected to reveal the mobile versions of its RTX 3000 series graphics cards, the main item on AMD’s menu is likely its Ryzen 5000 mobility CPUs. Made of up both Zen 2-based (Renoir Refresh) Lucienne and Zen 3-based Cezanne parts, A.....»»

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Ryzen Mobile 5000 launch: AMD claim title to fastest mobile CPU

About a year after the announcement of Ryzen Mobile 4000, AMD is keeping up an impressive cadence for releasing new mobile parts. AMD are now quite competitive in this market and today we saw the announcement of a full stack of Ryzen Mobile 5000 prod.....»»

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Nvidia DLSS support is coming to Outriders, Call of Duty: Warzone, and more

We'll start with the games that are only set to receive DLSS (and not RTX or Reflex), of which there are currently two. First up is Call of Duty Warzone, Activision's immensely-popular free-to-play battle royale (available exclusively through the Bat.....»»

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