AMD officially announced new A620 chipset for Ryzen 7000 series CPUs
Published in PC Hardware

ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI show their motherboards

AMD has officially announced its new A620 chipset, giving an entry-level motherboard option for its Ryzen 7000 series CPUs. ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI have already announced their own motherboards, and AMD says these should start at $85.

G.Skill announces new 24GB and 48GB module capacity kits
Published in PC Hardware

Reaching up to DDR5-8200

G.Skill has unveiled new 24GB and 48GB capacity modules, making up new 48GB and 96GB capacity kits with DDR-8200 and DDR5-6800 frequencies.

Kioxia and Western Digital announce 218-layer 3D NAND
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1Tb TLC and QLC flash chips

Kioxia Corporation and Western Digital Corp., have both announced today details of their newest 3D flash memory technology, the 218-layer 3D NAND with 1Tb TLC and QLC chips.

E3 2023 gets officially canceled
Published in Gaming

And it is not an April's Fools

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has announced that E3 2023 has been officially canceled.

Apple fanboy used AirTag to hunt and kill a person he believed was car thief
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In Texas of course

An Apple fanboy who tagged his “truck” with an AirTag used the device to track down a car thief and execute him.

Gigabyte admits Ryzen CPU press release was a mistake
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Not sure how you do that

Gigabyte has admitted that a statement found in a recent press release announcing the launch of a next generation of Ryzen CPU in 2023 was a mistake.

Google slams Microsoft’s anti-competitive cloud practices
Published in Cloud

Tweedledee and Tweedledum in cloudy battle

Alphabet's Google Cloud has accused Microsoft of anti-competitive cloud computing practices and slammed imminent deals with several European cloud vendors.

South Korea gives tax breaks to chipmakers
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Getting concerned about US protectionism

 South Korea has passed legislation giving tax breaks to its semiconductor companies in a bill being labelled as the "Korean Chips Act."

Roku lays off six per cent of workforce
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200 more workers gone

Roku will lay off six per cent of its workforce, or 200 employees, in its second round of job cuts, the US streaming device maker said.

Meta allows Europeans to opt out of data sharing
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No more personalised adverts for a lucky few

Meta announced that starting next Wednesday, some Facebook and Instagram users in the European Union can opt out of sharing first-party data used to serve highly personalised ads.