Intel has more firmware problems
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This time with Active Management Technology

Chipzilla is having a rough time of it, Meltdown and Spectre is causing a PR nightmare, it can’t get trouble-free patches to install and now a new long term bug has been found.

Intel releases its post Meltdown and Spectre performance figures
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Impact a little worse than claimed

Chipzilla has come out with some performance impact data on its post patch  6th, 7th and 8th Generation Intel Core processor platforms using Windows 10 and its figures are not exactly good for older PCs.

Power cut hits giant electronics show
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Viva, Las Vegas

A power cut, of all things, downed the Computer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas today.

Intel and Micron end partnership
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Thanks for the memories

Intel and Micron are to pull the plug on their long-running partnership on 3D NAND flash memory by early next year.

Microsoft says pre Skylake chips will suffer badly from security patch
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At odds with Intel statements

Microsoft and Intel seem to be at odds over whether the Spectre and Meltdown patches slow down machines significantly.

Intel CEO talks about Spectres, meltdowns, drones and cars
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CES 2018 keynote

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is not avoiding talking about the Spectre and Meltdown bugs. At his opening keynote at CES 2018 Krzanich tackled the issue from the start.

Intel announces Hades Canyon NUC
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Powered by AMD Radeon RX Vega M graphics

Following the launch of its 8th Generation Core with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics chips, Intel has also announced its new Intel NUC, codenamed Hades Canyon.

Intel officially announces Kaby Lake with Radeon RX Vega M graphics
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The infamous Intel G-series 8th gen Core CPUs

One of the biggest surprises we have seen in recent history puts Intel's CPU next to AMD Radeon RX Vega GPU on the same multi-chip package, and it has now been officially announced as the "Intel 8th Generation Core with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics".

Torvalds says Intel needs to admit it has a problem
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Chips are just not up to snuff

IT’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has had some harsh words for Intel after the two bug issues were announced last week.

AMD suffers from an "Intel like" bug
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It has fixed it though

AMD has fixed, but not yet released BIOS/UEFI/firmware updates for the general public for a security flaw affecting the AMD Secure Processor.