Google Told Stadia Developers They Were Making 'Great Progress,' Then Fired Them

Google’s decision to kill Stadia’s game development and turn off its studio came as a surprise to everyone, especially its employees. A leaked email shows that that the VP of

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AMD Investigating USB Issues in 500-Series Motherboards

AMD has launched an investigation into reports of USB problems in the 500-series motherboards and it is asking affected users to sound off on the problem. It’s also invited users

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Are AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs Failing at Higher-Than-Usual Rates?

A report continues to be going around online that AMD CPUs are suffering higher than usual failure rates after PC builder PowerGPU shared a truly alarming tweet. That tweet, which

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Microsoft Bleeds Share of the market as Chromebooks Outsell Macs for the First Time

PC sales boomed throughout 2021, sending semiconductor earnings soaring. One company with little to cheer about, at least so far as its conventional Windows clients are concerned, is Microsoft. For

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Chip Demand Outstrips Supply by 30 Percent, Shortages Could Last a Year

Last year, lots of semiconductor companies promised they’d be exiting the present supply crunch after Q1 2021. In January, we started hearing companies say they thought the shortages could last

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Apple M1 Macs Might be Writing Far More Data Compared to what they Should

Concerning reports from Apple M1 Mac users have surfaced in the past couple of days, as different folks compare notes how often their systems are writing to disk. Some comparisons

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Framework Unveils Modular Laptop Coming This Summer 2021

User-expandable, customizable laptops have been a ultimate goal of computing for a long time, but they’ve remained more fiction than reality. Intel’s NUC laptop line offers some limited customization, but

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Intel Rocket Lake Leaks Claim the Core i9-11900K Will Be a $600 CPU

Intel’s Rocket Lake launches the following month even though there’s still a fair bit concerning the chips we don’t know yet, we’ve seen a number of different leaks imply Intel

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Taiwanese Chipmakers Told to Cut Water Usage Due to Ongoing Shortages

Chip manufacturing utilizes a large amount of water, especially EUV. That’s turning out to be problematic in Taiwan, where foundries like TSMC have been ordered to chop their water usage

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AMD's Milan Brings Zen 3 to Epyc, With Mostly Positive Results

AMD has released its Zen 3 “Milan” refresh for servers, bringing its latest Zen 3 architecture towards the last market segment to lack it. AMD has been working to achieve

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