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Micron ceases production of 3D XPoint memory, hopes to sell Utah fab by year’s end

Micron Technology is washing its hands of 3D XPoint, the memory technology it announced alongside Intel back in 2015. The company has halted R&D and is putting its fab up for sale. Unless a new owner scoops up the ashes and does something revolutionary with it, we’ve perhaps seen the last of 3D XPoint. Maybe […]

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NAND flash prices expected to rise up to 8 percent next quarter

According to a new report, the effects of Samsung temporarily closing its fab in Austin, Texas, will soon be felt across the chip industry, playing a part in NAND flash prices rising 3-8% in the second quarter.The extreme winter storm that hit Texas in February saw Samsung, NXP Semiconductors, and Infineon Technologies ordered to close […]

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YouTube is experimenting with a tool that checks for copyright violations during video uploads

The tool adds yet another layer of protection for YouTube in its fight to keep unauthorized / pirated material off its site. It also seems equally equipped to help prevent content creators from accidentally uploading video featuring copyrighted material, thus leading to strikes, demonetization or even suspensions after the offending video has been published.YouTube is […]

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Nvidia DLSS added to Crysis Remastered, System Shock remake demo

Nvidia has announced that DLSS is now available in two additional games: Crysis Remastered and the System Shock remake demo. Both are beautiful games that should benefit immensely from the upscaling tech, especially Crysis Remastered, which is much like the original in that it is tough on hardware.The first game in the Crysis series debuted […]

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Huawei will start charging competing phone makers for using its 5G patents

Huawei may not be able to sell as many phones as it could if it wasn’t on the US Entity List, but the company does plan to profit from its extensive portfolio of 5G patents. The company is also open to cross-licensing agreements with American tech giants, although that option is looking increasingly unlikely.Huawei was […]

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Doom Eternal’s second campaign DLC, The Ancient Gods Part 2 arrives tomorrow

There’s a lot going on in the trailer for Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part 2 DLC, but then id Software has described the expansion as “an epic conclusion to the Doom Slayer saga.” Dragons, mechs, new demons, and Sentinel armies are featured alongside a hammer-wielding Slayer as he finally confronts his archenemy, the Dark […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC integrates 5G, is coming to your next Android flagship smartphone

For any company that has built an annual cadence of upgrades, it can be tough to create a sense of surprise when the latest generation of products is unveiled. After all, everybody knows something is coming, and whatever it is, it’s going be better and faster than what came before it. Today Qualcomm introduced their […]