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Inside AMD's development of the Zen CPU

When AMD chip designers sat down four years ago to etch out the Zen design, they had two things in mind: to drive up CPU performance as much as possible and to keep power efficiency stable.

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Ashley Madison misled users with a fake security award

It’s never a good sign when a website markets itself with a phony security award. But that’s what Ashley Madison did prior to last year’s massive data breach.

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19% of shoppers would abandon a retailer that’s been hacked

Nearly a fifth of shoppers would avoid at a retailer that has been a victim of a cybersecurity hack.

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Researchers demo 3D-printed, shape-shifting objects

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have created 3D-printable, bio-based "smart" materials that can change shape when heating with an electrical current or exposed to various ambient temperatures.

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Delphi, Mobileye partner to bring self-driving system to market by 2019

Delphi, a maker of software, sensors, cameras and radar for the auto industry, is partnering with real-time mapping provider Mobileye to build a fully autonomous driving module that automakers could install in their vehicles as soon...

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Epic Games forum hack underscores the need to install security patches

A recent data breach at Epic Games may have been avoided if the company had simply installed a security patch.

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Visual Studio 15 preview adds TypeScript, C++ improvements

Microsoft's fourth preview of Visual Studio 15 also focuses on faster installation

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Android is switching to a regular maintenance schedule for more predictable updates

The changeup means continued polish, refinements, and bug fixes will come to Nougat in a less haphazard manner than previous Android releases.

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Nvidia's new Tegra chip can avoid trouble with the traffic police

Buying an autonomous car may be in your future, but make sure it has a capable chip installed so the vehicle doesn't get in trouble with the police.

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When will your phone get Android Nougat?

Our continually updated list has all the latest details, announcements, and rumors to give you the best possible picture of when you'll get Android 7.0.

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Walgreens is the first retailer to fully integrate its loyalty program with Android Pay

The new feature should speed up the check-out process since the payment and loyalty points will all be handled in one transaction.

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Samsung bets on Tizen smartphones again with a new launch in India

Samsung Electronics continues to place its bets on the Tizen operating system for smartphones, with the launch Tuesday in India of a 4G enabled smartphone priced at 4,590 rupees (US$68).

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Nginx web server upgrade focuses on web security, JavaScript configuration

Nginx Plus Release 10 adds a web app firewall, IP transparency, and support for the nginScript configuration and control language

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MIT researchers discover method to triple wireless speeds

MIT researchers have found a way to transfer wireless data using a smartphone at a speed about three times faster and traveling twice as far as existing technology.

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Imperva: Application layer DDoS attacks are on the rise.

Application layer DDoS attacks are becoming more common, perhaps because they cost less for malicious actors to execute and can more effectively evade defenses than network layer attacks, Imperva says.

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Microsoft upgrades Mac Office to 64-bit for all customers

Microsoft on Monday released 64-bit versions of its Office 2016 applications for the Mac.

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Tiny robots move like caterpillars, powered by light

The micro-robot is designed to move along flat surfaces, climb inclines, carry loads and squeeze through narrow openings.

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Arista plans its own take on all-seeing network software

Arista Networks has a way to constantly stream and analyze state information from network devices. Today, enterprises have to set it up themselves, but Arista is about to build “state streaming” into its CloudVision software.

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