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Facebook Loses Belgium Privacy Lawsuit

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:02:01 +0000

(image) A district court in Belgium ruled that Facebook is violating Belgium and EU privacy laws by tracking users across the web without obtaining valid consent from them and telling them how the data is processed and for how long.


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Compulab Releases Airtop2 Fanless Mini-PC With i7-7700 And GTX 1060

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:32:02 +0000

(image) Configurable with an i7-7700, GTX 1060, four hard drives, and two PCI-e SSDs, Compulab's Airtop2 exceeds expectations for a fanless computer.


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UK, US Governments Attribute NotPetya Attack To Russian Military

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:32:02 +0000

(image) The UK and U.S. governments officially accused the Russian military of spreading the devastating NotPetya attack to multiple countries in an effort to destabilize Ukraine.


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EKWB Announces Gigabyte X399 Motherboard Monoblock

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:02:02 +0000

(image) EK Water Blocks announced the new EK-FB GA X399 Gaming RGB monoblock that, as its name implies, is compatible with multiple Gigabyte X399 motherboards.


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Intel Targeted By 32 Lawuits For Meltdown And Spectre Vulnerabilities, Alleged Insider Trading

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:32:02 +0000

(image) Intel has come under fire from 30 consumer class action lawsuits and two securities class action lawsuits as a result of the vulnerabilities.


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Samsung Announces New Notebook 9, Notebook 9 Pen Laptops

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:32:02 +0000

(image) Samsung announced its new Notebook 9 and Notebook 9 Pen laptops, both of which are equipped with the latest Coffee Lake Intel CPUs.


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Graphics Card Price Wars: How to Score a Card (If You Must)

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:20:02 +0000

(image) Tom's tools and tricks for finding a powerful graphics card in today's overpriced, under-supplied market.


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Gigabyte Aorus Gaming Motherboard Giveaway

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:32:03 +0000

(image) We've teamed up with our friends at Gigabyte to bring you a Aorus Gaming giveaway for Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 and Gaming 5 motherboards.


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Asus Reveals $100 Gladius II Origin Mouse

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 22:02:02 +0000

(image) The wired mouse also comes with two sets of Omron switches and a pouch for easy transportation.


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Newly Discovered Variants Of Meltdown/Spectre Exploit Cache Coherency Across Cores

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:48:02 +0000

(image) Researchers created a new method of exploiting the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, which they’ve dubbed MeltdownPrime and SpectrePrime.


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FedEx Exposed Customer Data To The Public For Years

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:18:02 +0000

(image) FedEx customers had their data exposed for many years after a company FedEx ended-up purchasing improperly configured its Amazon S3 servers to allow the data to be accessed by the public.


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A Newegg GPU Bundle For Every Build

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:52:02 +0000

(image) To help alleviate the pain of gamers looking to build a new PC, Newegg has been offering GPU bundles lately at excellent price points. Today, the online retailer is back with 13 more bundles.


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Valve Holds Steam Lunar New Year Sale, Makes Changes To Wishlist

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:32:02 +0000

(image) You can now purchase games directly from the wishlist and filter out Early Access titles.


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Bigscreen Beta Gets Major Performance Boost, 12-Person Rooms

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:32:02 +0000

(image) Bigscreen Beta received a “Big” update today. It now supports up to 12 people in one space. The new release also includes major performance improvements, which should free up valuable CPU cycles and enable a much smoother experience.


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Silicon Power Has Two New NVMe SSDs

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:02:03 +0000

(image) Silicon Power steps in the NVMe arena with a pair of new products using the Phison PS5008-E8T DRAMless controller.


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3dRudder’s New $99 Price Point Is A Lot More Palatable

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:38:02 +0000

(image) 3dRudder announced a significant price reduction to the standard 3dRudder foot-based controller. You can now get your feet into the game for under $100.


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EKWB Apologizes For X399 Waterblock Performance With Vouchers, New Cold Plate

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:02:02 +0000

(image) EKWB issued a public apology for the below-expectations performance of its EK-Supremacy EVO Threadripper waterblock and X399 motherboard monoblocks.


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Intel Releases DC P4510 SSDs, Up To 8TB NVMe

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:32:02 +0000

(image) The DC P4510 doubles the capacity of the previous-generation DC P4500 and scales from 1TB to 8TB, aided in part by doubled die density.


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Singularity Computers’ Spectre Case Has A Water Cooling Distribution Plate

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:18:02 +0000

(image) Singularity Computers is bringing next-level water cooling to a more accessible platform. The company’s new Spectre case is the first of its kind to offer a built-in water cooling distribution plate.


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A Stress Test Beta Is Coming For 'Sea Of Thieves'

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:32:02 +0000

(image) You'll have another chance to play "Sea of Thieves" before its launch, but expect to encounter a few issues.


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Magic Leap Creator Edition Priced Like High-End Tablet, Smartphone

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:08:02 +0000

(image) Rony Abovitz, founder and CEO of Magic Leap, revealed that the Magic Leap Creator Edition headset would carry a premium, pro-sumer price point. The executive also revealed that it would be likely that Magic Leap would always be in the price range.


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QNAP Releases TS-253Be, TS-453Be NAS Units With PCI-E Expandability

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 20:32:02 +0000

(image) QNAP released a pair of new NAS units, the dual-bay TS-253Be and the quad-bay TS-453Be. They feature a PCI-e slot that allows them to be upgraded with SSD caching, USB 3.1 Gen 2, or 10Gb Ethernet connectivity.


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Italian Anti-Corruption Authority Embraces Tor For Whistleblower Protection

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 20:02:02 +0000

(image) The Italian Anti-Corruption Authority (ANAC) has started using a customized version of GlobaLeaks, which uses the Tor network at its core, for its whistleblower platform.


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Litecoin Leads Crypto Rebound, Announces That LitePay Is Coming Feb 26

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 19:38:02 +0000

(image) In sharp contrast to early February’s dramatic crash, the cryptocurrency markets are on the rise again. Nearly every top-100 cryptocurrency is in the green today, and Litecoin is soaring with 30% gains in the last day because LitePay is days away.


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SteamVR Gets Wireless Firmware Updates, Oculus Dash Support

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:18:02 +0000

(image) Valve released a significant SteamVR update late Tuesday evening, which includes new features and platform compatibility such as wireless base station firmware updates, and Oculus Rift Core 2.0 Dash support.


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Raijintek Releases Macula 12 Rainbow RGB Fan

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:32:02 +0000

(image) Raijintek released a new 120mm PWM fan, the Macula 12 Rainbow RGB, that features two light rings in its frame.


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Intel Expands Bug Bounty Program To Include Side-Channel Attacks

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:02:02 +0000

(image) Following the Meltdown and Spectre revelations, Intel will expand its bug bounty to include side-channel bugs, and the company will pay the researchers bigger awards for finding flaws in its chips.


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Arena Mode Brings Card Draft Gameplay To 'Gwent'

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:32:02 +0000

(image) You'll get to create a deck from the entire collection on cards featured in the game.


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Gaming On The Couch: Corsair's Next-Gen Wireless Peripherals, Hands On

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:32:02 +0000

(image) Corsair aims for the living room with a family of wireless peripherals, including a lapboard that solves some of the problems we encountered with the company's Lapdog.


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Arm Plans To Make Edge Machine Learning Ubiquitous

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:02:02 +0000

(image) Arm launched Project Trillium, a trifecta formed by a machine learning processor, an object detection processor, and a neural network software development kit to boost the chips' performance even further.


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In-Win Rereleases D-Frame Mini Chassis With More Colors, Lower Price

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:32:02 +0000

(image) Inwin announced that it has brought back one of its discontinued chassis offerings, resurrecting the D-Frame Mini with a variety of new colors and a lower price tag.


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New Intel Graphics Drivers Add Automatic Game Configuration Feature

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:08:02 +0000

(image) Intel released a new graphics driver that introduces a Graphics Control Panel which automatically configures game settings for a handful of popular titles.


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Microsoft Windows Analytics Helps IT Pros Asses Meltdown/Spectre Exposure

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 22:52:02 +0000

(image) Microsoft has modified its Windows Analytics service for IT admins to report on machines’ Meltdown/Spectre protection status.


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A Primer On The 'Assassin's Creed: Origins' Discovery Tour

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 21:48:02 +0000

(image) Take a break from combat and learn more about Ancient Egypt.


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Telegram Zero-Day Let Attackers Install Backdoors, Mine Cryptocurrency

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 21:18:02 +0000

(image) Telegram zero-day vulnerability allowed attackers to install backdoors and cryptocurrency mining clients on victims' machines.


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Google Deploys TPU To Google Cloud Service

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:48:02 +0000

(image) The deployment is still in beta, but customers of Google’s cloud computing service can now use the company’s dedicated AI processing hardware for their own machine learning developments.


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Microsoft Bets On Blockchain For Decentralized Identity System

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:12:02 +0000

(image) Microsoft detailed its plan to work on blockchain technology with its partners to develop a global, open source, and interoperable decentralized identity system.


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Latest Bloody Keyboards Debut 'Libra' Optical Switches

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:02:02 +0000

(image) Bloody seems to be selling its new Libra optical switches as much as it is its new keyboards, although you can’t have one without the other anyway.


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Intel Docs Confirm Dual-Core Cannon Lake CPUs With And Without iGPUs

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:42:03 +0000

(image) It seems Intel did, technically, ship 10nm parts in 2017. The existence of in-production dual-core Cannon Lake CPUs with and without integrated graphics has been confirmed by a publicly released Intel document.


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Rare Publishes 'Sea Of Thieves' PC Requirements

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:02:01 +0000

(image) Those with a low-end PC can play the game at 540p and 30 frames per second.


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LG's Smartphones Will Gain Improved Vision, Voice AI Capabilities

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:38:02 +0000

(image) LG announced a new suite of AI technologies that will be available to both new and older smartphones. The new technologies will improve LG smartphones' picture-taking capabilities, add smart object recognition, as well as new voice commands.


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'Fear Effect Sedna' Arrives March 6

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:32:02 +0000

(image) A remake of the original game is also in the works.


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AMD Radeon Driver 18.2.2 Provides Support For 'PUBG', 'Fortnite,' More

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 03:18:02 +0000

(image) The driver specifically affects the performance of Radeon RX Vega 56 and RX 580 GPUs.


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Intel Announces New Core i3-8130U Mobile CPU For Notebooks

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:38:02 +0000

(image) Intel announced a new Coffee Lake mobile CPU, the Core i3-8130U. It has two cores with SMT and a base clock of 2.2GHz, but it can boost with both cores to 3.4GHz.


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Lower Power Ryzen 2400GE, 2200GE APUs Leaked By Motherboard OEMs

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:52:02 +0000

(image) Lower-power versions of AMD’s recently announced Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G APUs might be coming soon, according to the support pages of some AM4 motherboards.


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EKWB Releases Two New Reservoirs For D5 Pumps

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:22:02 +0000

(image) EKWB released two new reservoir pump-tops for the D5 family of pumps.


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Windows Defender ATP Comes To Windows 7 And 8.1

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:32:03 +0000

(image) Microsoft announced that enterprise customers who use a mix of all sorts of endpoint devices in their internal networks will now be able to cover Windows 7 and 8.1, too, with the company's Windows Defender ATP threat intelligence solution.


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Asus Strix Flare Keyboard Doubles Down On RGB

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:12:02 +0000

(image) Asus' latest mechanical keyboard is the Strix Flare.


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Watch The Launch Trailer For 'Kingdom Come: Deliverance'

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 18:58:02 +0000

(image) Warhorse's medieval game arrives tomorrow, but you'll need to download a massive update before you can play it.


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