Daily Archives: April 8, 2019

AMD has new, high-performance mobile Ryzen Pro processors coming

AMD’s Ryzen mobile processors follow in the wake of the desktop-class processors (CPUs), with commercial-grade Ryzen Pro mobile processors following. That trend continues into Ryzen’s second generation, as AMD has officially unveiled its 2nd Gen Ryzen Pro mobile processors in a press release. 2nd Gen Ryzen Pro and Athlon Pro …

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Fortnite is getting Apex Legends-style respawns

Seems like Fortnite is taking another page from Apex Legends’ book: This week Fortnite developer Epic Games introduced a new respawn mechanic that sounds… oddly familiar. Announced in its latest Battle Royale Dev Update video, Fortnite’s Reboot Van allows players to respawn an eliminated squadmate. So how does it work? …

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Microsoft paid out millions in bug bounties last year

The Microsoft Bounty Program paid out over $2m to security researchers for finding software bugs in its products in 2018 alone and now the company plans to extend its bug bounty program further with a number of improvements intended to better serve the security research community. For starters, the Cloud, …

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Smartphone shipments set to stall this year

Gartner expects smartphone sales to fall slightly in 2019 but believes the market will return to growth in 2020, buoyed by the arrival of foldable devices and 5G handsets. Analysts at the firm predict shipments will fall 0.5 per cent from 1.81 billion to 1.8 billion this year, before rising …

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