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Abkoncore unveils the C710S mid-tower chassis

Abkoncore has introduced its new C710S ‘Middle Tower Case’ that, amongst other things, features ‘auto spectrum’ LED lighting, included RGB fans and a tempered glass side panel. The C710S case from Abkoncore comes with an ‘auto spectrum’ RGB LED strip located at the bottom of the front panel, which Abkoncore says makes …

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AMD Renoir 4000-series APU 3DMark performance leaked

We’ve still had no official word on the release of AMD’s Ryzen 7 4700G and Ryzen 5 4400G, but leaker Apisak has already released figures showing the 3DMark performance of the upcoming APUs. Earlier this year, AMD released the 4000-series Ryzen APUs for laptops. These accelerated processing units (APUs) combine the Zen …

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Samsung announces new NAND flash facility

Today Samsung announced its plans to expand its NAND flash production capacity in Pyeongtaek, Korea. Samsung said that the facility is being constructed to address upcoming data centre and mobile demands. Construction of the new facility started in May of this year and, if everything goes according to plan, it …

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Cisco set to acquire ThousandEyes

On May 28, Cisco announced its intent to acquire the privately-held ThousandEyes, known for its software-as-a-service (SaaS) product capable of measuring network performance.  ThousandEyes was founded back in 2010 and its headquarter is located in San Francisco – the company also has offices in Dublin, London, New York and Tokyo. ThousandEyes has seen a …

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Apple acquires Inductiv, machine-learning specialists

Apple has confirmed that it has acquired the tech startup Inductiv, an engineering team from Ontario that specialises in machine-learning. It’s believed that Apple’s underlying reason for the acquisition of Inductiv is to enhance its virtual assistant, Siri.  Apple confirmed the deal, saying it “buys smaller technology companies from time to …

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Windows 10 May 2020 Update has started rolling out

About every six months Windows releases a major update to its Windows 10 operating system, and on May 27 the latest iteration was released – the Windows 10 May 2020 update. This update offers many new features, such as passwordless login, more emojis and a new Cortana chat-based experience. The new update …

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Apple to reopen about 100 U.S. stores this week

Apple is expected to open up about 100 of its stores in the US this week. However, the majority of the stores will only offer “curbside pickup” while the others will have”walk-in service”. The stores that offer walk-in service will have a new set of rules to follow to curb …

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Seagate to open up its patents in fight against COVID-19

Seagate has announced that it will make its patents available as part of the Open COVID Pledge. The pledge grants free access to all of Seagate’s patented technologies to help diagnose, prevent, contain and treat COVID-19.  The Open COVID Pledge is a call for companies to make their “intellectual property available free …

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Xiaomi’s revenue up 13.6% in Q1 2020

It’s been a tough start to the year for smartphone manufacturers, but Xiaomi has announced that it has beaten the market trend by achieving a year-on-year growth of 13.6% for Q1 2020. The Chinese company also reported that major products sales have returned to pre-pandemic levels. In spite of the …

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Intel acquires Rivet Networks

Intel has announced that it is acquiring Rivet Networks – a company mainly known for its network solutions, with its Killer series often used in various gaming machines. Intel said that the acquisition will boost “Intel’s Wi-Fi offerings for PC Platforms”. The world is growing ever more dependent on Wi-Fi …

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Samsung intros new 50MP ISOCELL GN1 camera sensor

Samsung has announced its new ISOCELL GN1 camera sensor that uses “Dual Pixel” technology, offering faster auto-focusing and brighter images. The sensor also utilises “Tetracell” technology for better low-light photography. Samsung recently unveiled the new ISOCELL GN1, a 50-megapixel image sensor. The ISOCELL GN1 is Samsung’s first image sensor that comes …

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