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AMD Threadripper Delidded, With a Multi-Core Surprise Under the Hood

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:53:59 +0000

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AMD's Threadripper has a surprise underneath its IHS -- and we're just not referring to the company's decision to use solder instead of thermal paste.

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CRISPR Used to Genetically Modify Human Embryo in the US

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:50:34 +0000

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Researchers in the US have limited CRISPR experiments on the human genome, but for the first time, a US team has successfully edited a human embryo with CRISPR.

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ET deals: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14-inch Ultrabook for $1029

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:00:37 +0000

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If you're looking for a thin, lightweight laptop with all-day battery life, check out the latest iteration of Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon. It only weighs about 2.5 pounds, measures six-tenths of an inch thick, and delivers up to 15.5 hours of battery life on a single charge. Better yet, today's coupon will help you save you hundreds off the list price.

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AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:30:39 +0000

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AMD launched a major driver update with a suite of improvements for gamers and professional developers alike.

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Ryzen for the Rest of Us: AMD’s New Ryzen 3 Takes On Intel Core i3

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:08:42 +0000

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AMD's budget-oriented Ryzen 3 CPU launches today to take on the Intel Core i3 head-to-head. It's an interesting tussle, with strengths and weaknesses on both sides.

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Smallest-Ever Working Satellites Reach Orbit

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:30:13 +0000

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Each satellite is only 3.5cm across (about the size of a postage stamp) and weighs just 4 grams.

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Apple Ordered to Pay $506 Million in CPU Patent Dispute

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:28:45 +0000

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Apple is facing more than $500M in fines for continuing to refuse to pay regarding a previous verdict of patent infringement on its iPhone and iPad products. The judge in this particular case clearly isn't happy with the company.

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TSA Will Now Screen All Electronics ‘Larger Than a Cell Phone’

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:01:44 +0000

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The TSA is making flying more miserable for everyone, thanks to a new set of rules that require all electronics larger than a cell phone to be independently binned and X-rayed in the same way laptops are today.

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Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:15:37 +0000

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US sedan sales are down 12 percent this year, and GM's are down 17 percent; the Chevy Impala is down a whopping 45 percent. At risk are the Impala, Sonic and Volt; the Cadillac XTS and CT6; and the Buick LaCrosse.

The post Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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USB 3.2 Doubles the Speed of Cables You Already Have

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:08:03 +0000

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The update takes advantage of capabilities already built into many devices, meaning you might not need any new cables to get the higher speeds.

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