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    Riot Executive Suspended without Pay for Allegedly Touching, Farting on Subordinates

    Somebody never grew up. I mean, it's one thing in an informal environment, but work isn't a frat house.
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    The ECCploit Proves ECC RAM Is Susceptible to Rowhammer Attacks

    I think they're going to eventually prove that there is no way to create unhackable hardware... At least not without gimping it so hard that the vast majority of the hardware's power goes to defending itself against attacks.
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    Just a Reminder...

    I just realized that even with NoScript set to Disable In Tab, I still don't get ads on the main site or here. I used to see them on the main page. I'm not sure when they stopped showing. In fact I just checked, I don't get ads on Chrome or Edge either, and I've installed no blockers on either...
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    Researchers Discover Seven New Meltdown and Spectre Attacks

    By the time they finish all of this, CPUs will all be single thread cores as fast as a 486, with the rest of the CPU being dedicated to realtime attack detection.
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    Bethesda Using Upgraded Version of Creation Engine for The Elder Scrolls VI, Starfield

    The Creation Engine was just a modification of an older engine, which was a mod of an even older engine that was used for a lot of games around 2002. When they modded it into the Creation Engine they actually made it WORSE by also making TXAA a part of the engine core, which just makes thing...
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    Microsoft Is Deprecating the Old Windows Volume Mixer

    I feel like everything is going back to the ancient roots. Nothing will be left in-line, everything you click will just take you to some window with a million things you don't need 99% of the time that you have to search through to find some function that was immediately available before.
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    Proposed Data Privacy Law Could Send Company Execs to Prison for 20 Years

    Doesn't sound extreme when compared to laws already on the books for thing to protect corporations against individuals that can lead to fines larger than the person could earn in 10 lifetimes.
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    FilmStruck Subscription-Streaming Service to Shut Down

    Never heard of it. Sounds interesting. Too bad the only thing they advertised was it's demise.
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    AutoFull Gaming Chairs Are Sponsoring Esports Tournaments like PUBE G

    Pube G? Dammit you stole my name for the game. :mad::D:D
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    Intel's i9-9900K Is Only 12% Faster than AMD's 2700X at Gaming, but 66% Pricier

    Since 80% of my game time is WoW, if I were to upgrade, it'd be Intel. 30% framerate difference is huge.
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    Trade War with China Will Drive Up GPU Prices Again

    Kind of difficult to not talk politics when talking about something being done by a politician.
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    The Nintendo 64 Classic Could Be Arriving Soon

    That system was a piece of garbage.
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    FEMA to Send Its First "Presidential Alert" in Emergency Messaging System Test

    I hope he doesn't screw up and accidentally use this for his tweets.
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    The Verge Ridiculed for "How We Built a $2000 Custom Gaming PC" Video

    AHHHHHHHHHHH!! That video hurts my brain.
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    Christopher Nolan Declares War on Motion Smoothing, Other Crappy TV Settings

    If it were 25 years ago I'd probably agree. But I seem to get headaches with it off now, so.. I don't recall my TV having that setting on by default though.
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    Devolver Digital “Apologizes Unreservedly” for Nazi Imagery in “SCUM”

    I really don't see the issue of it, considering the content of the game. The only thing I'm against with these kinds of things is if they're used out of place... If a game is based in gritty reality where you or the computer are portraying morally low or morally absent roles, then it's perfectly...
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    Amazon Prime’s Video Game Pre-Order Discount Coming to an End

    I very very rarely preorder games. I'm too cheap. I want them 80% off. :LOL:
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    Internet Fire Challenge Leaves 12 Year Old Girl Horribly Burned and on a Ventilator

    What the fuck? What's next? The M80 in the mouth challenge?
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    Intel Coffee Lake 9000 Series Refresh to have Soldered TIMs

    So Hyperthreading is going to be a high end high dollar feature now? They should have had a 6/12 too.
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    AMD Ryzen Threadripper Spec Leaks

    250W TDP. Yeesh. Intel better get things going smoothly soon, though, or they're going to find themselves suddenly lagging behind.
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    Nvidia Releases GeForce Game Ready Driver 398.82 WHQL

    Rift is 10x worse. Going from a 780 to a 1080 Ti gave zero framerate increase to that game... WoW, however, I increased the settings and use 200% scaling and it runs noticeably faster. Both games use old engines with stuff piled on to it, but, apparently WoW still has the ability to scale a...
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    Amazon PRIME DAY is Upon Us

    It seems like a garage sale for garbage that doesn't sell well.
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    New Research Shows That Owning an iPhone Is the Most Common Sign of Wealth

    I wouldn't buy an iPhone even if I hit the lottery for a billion dollars.
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    Nvidia Titan V CEO Edition Boasts 32 GB of HBM2 for Neural Nets

    You have to be a CEO to afford one?
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    Supreme Court Rules States Can Force Online Retailers to Collect Sales Tax

    I'm already paying NewEgg and Amazon taxes. This really hurts people who are disabled and on a fixed income.. I need to upgrade in a year or two.. When I built this last rig they didn't have the tax, I figure it'll take an extra 2 months of saving to cover it. I'm not particularly against...
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    George Lucas Reveals His Original Plan for the “Star Wars” Sequel Trilogy

    I just think the whole thing should have not come back after Return of the Jedi. Because there is no way more than 1/3rd of the nerds would have liked anything that anybody came up with after that. No matter what the majority would have hated it since after that long of a hiatus everybody had...
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    Become The Cryptocurrency in Dungeon Defenders II

    Just seems like the idea of relaxing and playing a game is dying and it's just becoming another form of veiled after work work. "games" that will be designed to skirt the line and give the absolute minimum fun for the most work just to keep generating money.
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    “Solo” Box Office a Historic Failure for “Star Wars”

    Was it anything like this? :LOL:
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    Nintendo Sued by Peripheral Maker Alleging Switch Design Infringes Patents

    It's stupid. They make controllers for people to attach to their mobile devices... Nintendo doesn't do that.. It's a device that is built in to the Nintendo Switch, not designed for general use on all mobile devices. It's just way too generalized.. It's like using patents as a way to be a...
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    California to Become First US State Mandating Solar on New Homes

    Yeah, well, if the US hadn't shunned (and continues to shun) investment in solar power development, the industry wouldn't be dominated by Chinese solar panels. The Chinese poured tons of money into one-upping us on that. Pretty smart for them. Sucks for us.
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    The Mainstream Media’s Inevitable Attack on “Addictive” Fortnite Has Begun

    Meh. Just a rag where they make up shit. Like the National Enquirer.
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    Putin Boobs and Trump

    I don't want to see Trump or Putin's manboobs... :LOL:
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    Pirates Taunt Amazon over New “Turd Sandwich” Prime Video Quality

    I just binged season 4 of Bosch. Looked pretty damn good to me.
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    Dell and HP Resist the NVIDIA GPP Leash - So Far

    Yeah here in the US, in most restaurants, it's either Coke or Pepsi for the most part... The few places around here that have both just sell cans for a buck.
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    Dell and HP Resist the NVIDIA GPP Leash - So Far

    Is it just me, or does this sound like what Coke and Pepsi do with restaurants?
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    Together VR Game Might Ruin Your Life

    Virtual Sexual Assault? lol
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    FCC Broadband Speed Map is Back Online

    It's saying Verizon has gigabit service where I live, when I just talked to them a few months ago and they said they didn't, nor were they planning to have that service here.. They claimed the highest was 1.5mbps ASDL or some crap.
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    Malwarebytes Update Released to Fix High CPU and Memory Usage

    I've rarely had issues with Malwarebytes.. I think before this the worst thing was Malwarebytes 2.x making The Witcher 3 run like crap on Windows 10. The few programs I used before that had much worse bugs crop up, like hosing Windows or deleting game executables by mistake. I'm just glad I...
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