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    Micron Cuts DRAM and NAND Flash Output as ASP Falters

    Too late Micron. Their inventories are ballooning out of sight -- well higher in terms of days sales that any time in modern history (at least 1995) by a large margin. They are currently sitting on about 140 days of inventory and it is expected to climb further. That measure is rarely over...
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    The DHS Issues Medical Advisory for Medtronic Cardiac Devices

    Sorry Grandma, but you just have all that money sitting in CDs that I could use for a real lifestyle. Muhahahahha! ;)
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    Micron Cuts DRAM and NAND Flash Output as ASP Falters

    Very clever, announce the cuts loudly to get your oligopolist buddies at Samsung and SK Hynix to do the same. A criminal act would be to actually have a meeting to plan cuts, this is the sneaky bitch way to get around that problem.
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    AMD Confirms Stadia Will Run on Intel CPUs

    Kyle, could you jump on this a week from Monday? ;)
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    Facebook Employees Had Access to Millions of User Passwords Stored in Plain Text

    And they suggest a strong password, like it's a user issue. That would helps if FB could do something really crazy, like not keeping passwords in plain text files. How strong is strong in plain text? :rolleyes:
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    Disney Completes Fox Acquisition

    Try to keep up. Disney does NOT own Fox News. Fox news was spun off with some other assets Tuesday and is still controlled by Rupert Murdock. Paul Ryan is on the new board of directors.
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    Apple Launches iMac With Coffee Lake and Vega

    Just sitting here quietly having just read Kyle's post. Good luck man.
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    Epic Games Denies Client Spying Accusations

    Um yeah, okay. I believe that's why you keep that "strategic" cache, but your wife/mom might find it a wee bit suspicious. ;)
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    A "Server Misconfiguration" Was Behind the Facebook Outage

    Those who still find Facebook relevant (octogenarians) would not know how. ;)
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    Intel's 5G Modems Will Allegedly Enter Mass Production in 2020

    Intel, the pride of American technology, firing on no cylinders. :rolleyes:
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    Chinese Commuters Use Facial Recognition to Pay for Subway Tickets

    Unless you have a low social score, then no train ride -- off to a gulag for you. ;)
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    Intel Comet Lake Processors Could Pack 10 Cores

    While it is a good overview of the Lakes, I am even more confused what belongs in which lake. Probably best to just throw the whole lot of them into the Great Lakes and start over with a new catchy name, like oh say Pentium X. ;)
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    911 Calls Raise Concerns Over Amazon Working Conditions

    This is just so sad. Okay, enough pity party time -- get your asses back to shipping me all the cheap shit that I buy from Amazon. ;)
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    Windows 10 Update Can Degrade Graphics, Mouse Performance in Certain Games

    So what's new? Windows updates are poorly tested and bork up systems, status quo remains intact. How about we allow a lot more control over updates by users, radical idea I know. :rolleyes:
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    Senate Report: Equifax Accused of Failing to Prioritize Cybersecurity

    Nah, it's over and they've moved on. Diversity over skills every time. ;)
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    Cryptocurrency Mining Slowdown Could Lead to GPU Price Cuts

    . . . "the dissipation of the cryptocurrency mining fad . . . " They said it would never happen, just grind away and hodl. So sad. o_O /s
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    Google Pay Equity Analysis Results in $9.7 Million in Adjustments

    WooHoo, a $908.49 average adjustment. ;) edit: before taxes
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    The USB Promoter Group Announces USB4 Specification

    What fun is that? Things would just connect without adapters and shit? Nah. That'll never work. ;)
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    The Shadow Robot Company Makes a Telerobotic Hand

    First buyer: Robert Kraft. ;)
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    Man Who Made Hoax Call In Deadly Swatting Seeks 20-Year Term

    You know if you add up all the people killed wrongfully by cops lately, it outnumbers the plague. Black kid with a walkman -- kill him. Guy answering the door -- kill him. Dude runs -- shoot him in the back. Lots of cop fuck ups. But yeah, this asshat should die in a deep dark hole from...
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    Samsung Offers to Supply Foldable Displays to Apple and Google

    Sharing is caring, but Samsung wants to stay the big kid on the block: Samsung sent Apple a "7.2-inch size foldable panel. 7.2 inches is 0.1 inches smaller than the Samsung Folder 'Galaxy Fold'." Who wants a **tiny** 7.2 inch folder when Samsung is 7.3 inches of shiny? Size matters. ;)
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    Steven Spielberg Is Gunning to Make Sure Netflix Never Has Another Oscars Contender

    This, so let's just give them all participation certificates. ;)
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    Intel Uses Extreme Cooling for Their "Cryoprober"

    Or the neural interface, but we have to dip your head in some of our liquid helium for that so one use per user. :(
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    YouTube TV and Hulu Are Outperforming the Competition

    Future Man makes a Hulu trial worth the effort. Sci-Fi themed and funniest show in a *long* time. Binged the two seasons last week.
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    NVIDIA and AMD Are Shipping Fewer GPUs as Retailers Sit on Inventory

    NVIDIA and/or AMD should have a limited time big rebate (like $50-250 based on model MSRP) for a limited time. That would allow them to move a lot of cards but keep their exorbitant pricing baseline intact. Greedy fools.
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    Report Claims Canadian Police are Tracking and Acting On "Negative" Behavior

    That is so inefficient, you all need to get chipped ASAP -- constant blood alcohol and THC levels to the Man via your iWatch. ;)
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    New Study Claims Piracy is Driven by Availability and Price

    Most "studies" in the entertainment area reach the conclusion that is desired by the sponsoring $$. I just finished a study that concluded there is no piracy at all, that term is just a fantasy excuse by corporate management -- my study included 2 or so computers on the network at work, nope...
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    Man Gets RFID Chip Implant Live at Mobile World Congress

    Nope, no chips for me or my dogs unless they're made from potatoes. ;)
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    How China's Social Credit System Affects Its Citizens and Businesses

    Fastest way to zero points: make a [H]ardforum post about how much China sucks. :oops:
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    NATO Experiment Manipulated Soldiers Through Facebook

    While that's a start, sadly it isn't enough for the young enlistees who grew up on connectivity. Like the stupid kid that took pictures on his nuclear sub, no ill intent just no real thought process. While mine is a totally different environment, we battle daily with all our young techs and...
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    Here's a Tutorial for Applying Liquid Metal TIM to a Laptop

    Like the original Dell application. Never seen a laptop that had a proper application from the factory.
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    Playing Chicken: Kentucky Fried Intel Core i9-9900KFC Processor Listed

    This could work for me. The cooling loop uses oil and fries chicken? Mmmm finger lickin' good computing. ;)
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    Russia to Disconnect from the Internet as Part of a Planned Test

    So pretty much all the local .ru users will only have pirate and porn sites during that time? ;)
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    Suspected Drone Activity Disrupts Dubai Airport

    Let's just put a bounty on drones. I wouldn't mind a few bucks for shooting down some asshat toys. ;)
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    Researchers Build an AI that Can Write

    This is great, just sit a robot down front row center at Presidential news conferences that writes fake news. So long Jim Acosta. ;) This just in: Federal Reserve chairman having sex with donkeys.
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    NVIDIA Releases Its Financial Results for Q4 and Fiscal 2019

    Nah, unbridled greed will prevent that most likely. Besides, think of all that spare money new builders have from lower memory and SSD prices that can just go into NVIDIA's pocket. ;)
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    The Army's Next-Generation Rifle Will Be "The iPhone of Lethality," Officials Say

    So no more standard firing tone, now you can select your sound output from a standard boom to "come get some, come get some!" ;)
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    Intel Teases Discrete Graphics Plans on Twitter

    Oh Intel, you little tease! Next thing you know they'll actually encourage retailers to sell i9 CPUs at or maybe even below MSRP.
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    Tesla Rival Nio Causes Traffic Jam as Software Upgrade Incapacitates Smart Car

    It's a special edition reserved for dissidents. ;)
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