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    MSI Expected to Overtake Samsung in the Curved Monitor Market

    MSI monitors must be big in Asia, or somewhere...
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    What If Zen 2 Actually Sucks?

    I like analysis. It's like a form of entertainment that doesn't make you dumber. And on YouTube of all places. What are the odds? Anyway if in real practice the only advance would end up being significantly higher clock speeds than I get out of my R7 1700, then I'll take it.
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    UK Online Pornography Age Block Triggers Privacy Fears

    Airstrip One will soon outlaw private VPN's and open DNS servers. Later on only domestic routers will be publicly available, and any open source networking technology banned.
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    Microsoft Will Pester Windows 7 Users to Upgrade to W10 with Pop-Up Notifications

    It's just as well that Windows 7 users gets used to a level of pestering they'll experience after upgrading
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    Windows 10 Will Uninstall Incompatible Updates

    Can't wait for some random OEM system to be hit by a bug that automatically uninstalls a working driver. Preferably networking, lol.
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    Doom: Annihilation Gets a Trailer

    Looks like something that Uwe Boll would have turned down...
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    Soviet Themed Tycoon Game Shows Up on Steam

    New gameplay mechanics for a city builder sounds quite interesting. I'll put together a five week plan to gather more intelligence.
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    NVIDIA: RTX GPUs, High-Refresh-Rate Monitors Can Improve Your Kill-Death Ratio

    So the faster your gear, the less is every one of your "kill's" worth. ;-)
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    UK Will Require Age Verification for Porn Sites in April

    It's about time for the EU representatives to go: "stop it, You go now!" at the next Brexit talks. ;-)
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    FedEx Unveils Delivery Robots

    Maybe they could also partner with Kalashnikov.
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    USB-IF Changes Branding Again With USB 3.2

    No doubt the involved companies put together a committee of their marketing representatives.
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    Denuvo 5.6, Used in Metro Exodus, Has Been Cracked in Five Days

    Good. Now if the developer patches out Denuvo together with some performance optimisations (or simply adds in more detailed settings), then I'll consider playing the game.
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    Researchers Find a 19 Year Old Bug In WinRAR

    It might well have been 19 years since I considered using WinRAR.
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    Intel Wants to Take You on a Graphics Odyssey

    Compatible with Windows 95. (video reference)
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    Global Foundries May Be Sold

    Hopefully none of the top manufacturers will gobble it up. There's value in spreading these techs around. GloFo might still have some tech in their portfolio that might be tasty to the major actors though. Otherwise there's relatively easy money to be made in making chips on existing nodes...
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    Netflix Cancels The Punisher And Jessica Jones

    Can't wait for Punisher & Friends - Forgiving is Magic. ;-)
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    NVIDIA on DLSS: "It Will Improve over Time"

    Interesting how they now mention that if the framerate becomes too high, then DLSS stops working because it can't keep up. Yeah, this kind of tech belongs on consoles.
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    Yes, Rian Johnson Is Still Working on His "Star Wars" Trilogy

    We should have accepted it already when Lucas mis-edited the first trilogy. It was never going to get better. To be fair I didn't mind Rogue One as a one-off movie. If they could make another like it but without any franchise tie-ins that are there only for the money grub then I'll watch that too.
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    Google Backtracks on Chrome Modifications That Would Have Crippled Ad Blockers

    That's something. Not that I would stop expecting the Chrome development team to give us surprises at any instant. They eventually had me give Firefox a chance and I'm surprised to say I'm not going back to Chrome/Chromium any time soon at home as things look so far.
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    YouTube Is Trying to Prevent Angry Mobs from Abusing "Dislike" Button

    I hadn't watched that Rewind until now. I wish I hadnt' but at least I could expediently express that feeling.
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    AMD Says Partners Are "Free to Develop" Custom Radeon VII GPUs

    Expect some only if the manufacturers can get the chips and a lower price than could currently be expected, AND they're getting indications from AMD that Navi might slip further. To be having some new SKU to offer is almost always better than not to. The reference cooler seems to either be...
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    Firefox Devs Enable WebRender on Modern AMD and Intel GPUs

    Neat, must test. Brace for future report on how GPU driver bug allows web pages to do "fun things".
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    Facebook Willingly Encouraged Kids to Unknowingly Spend Money

    Lock em up. Until this crap is criminalised in earnest they will only focus on getting caught less often.
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    AMD's 7nm Laptop Processors are Allegedly Coming in Q1 2020

    Might still see some laptop models with 7nm Ryzen and Navi graphics in Q3/Q4 this year.
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    Intel Releases Disappointing Q4 2018 and Full-Year 2018 Financial Results

    Just wait for the 2019 reports, chuckle.
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    Wendell Answers Questions About AMD Threadripper Regression Testing

    Video material is pretty much always less dense with information just compare TV news and written news since forever. I like having the audio, as I'm too busy at work for either and off work I enjoy the option of not reading anything off a screen.
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    HyperX Sets DDR4 Overclocking World Record at 5608MHz

    The thought ocurred to me to think up some "funny" value for what the CAS latency might have been. But I would not have guessed as high as 31 off the cuff. Engineering sample CPU might be worth to note.
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    Facebook is Building a Space Laser

    The Cylon will soon be ready to signal the invasion force.
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    Facebook is Allegedly Focusing On a Small AR Headset

    Something like this could well become a significant thing in workplaces. I just don't think that even there will people feel comfortable with it being a Facebook product. Their reputation may well be beyond recoverable.
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    Ford Is Developing a Powerful All-Electric F-Series Truck

    Not sure if the coal people will be impressed, I hear they run their tools with steam.
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    Q2VKPT Brings Ray Tracing to Quake 2

    Also; - But now that you're rasterised I see you have turned to the dark side! No father! It's just the fake ass looking ambient occlusion.
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    Take-Two Interactive to Pay NBA up to $1.1 Billion in Licensing Fees

    This should be about 90 % of the cost of making the next seven games. It's all covered by sales and then the extra fees for unlocks is pure profit. The rising cost of lining pockets to avoid regulation is a pittance
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    AMD "Gonzalo" APU Could Feature 8 Zen Cores and Navi Graphics

    I largely despise using laptops for my personal computing, but one of these in a shell like a Lenovo ThinkPad has a small chance of winning. Would have to be using Zen 2 though.
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    Q2VKPT Brings Ray Tracing to Quake 2

    Look Ma', actual raytraycing!!
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    Robots Command Humans to Cleanup Spills in Grocery Stores

    Can't risk soiling an expensive robot with hard to get out fish sauce. Meatbags can scrub themselves.
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    Robots Command Humans to Cleanup Spills in Grocery Stores

    Human, Puny. Clearance level: None.
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    CVAA Regulations Affecting Multiplayer Chat Just Went Into Effect

    All it takes in most games is a few options in line with the color blindness already available in many products with reasonable UX design. Cry about that in any multi million dollar production and we know what to expect of the user interface in general
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    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX Performance Regressions Linked to a Windows Bug

    Fixing problems with quick and dirty code is so common elsewhere that I'm not surprised to see it in kernels as well.
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    Ultima Thule Looks Like a Peanut

    "That's not a bad penis."
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