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Intel Core i9-10900K flagship leads potent 10th Gen desktop chips

Intel Core i9-10900K flagship leads potent 10th Gen desktop chips

Intel has unveiled its most potent desktop processors, with the 10th Gen Intel Core S-series promising the most grunt-per-watt for gamers and more. The line-up is topped by the new Core i9-10900K, which Intel says will have 10 cores, 20 threads, and support for DDR4-2933 memory.

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Intel and others use AI-powered solution to monitor coral reef resiliency

Intel and others use AI-powered solution to monitor coral reef resiliency

Intel recently talked up a project it's working on for Earth Day 2020 with Accenture and the Sulubaaï Environmental Foundation called Project: CORaiL. The project is an artificial intelligence-powered solution designed to monitor, characterize, and analyze coral reef resiliency. Project: CORaiL was deployed in May 2019 to the reef surrounding Pangatalan Island in the Philippines and so far has collected about 40,000 images.

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Intel “hot” qubits could literally heat up quantum computing

Intel “hot” qubits could literally heat up quantum computing

Many, though not all, people will probably be familiar with bits and bytes as fundamental unit sizes used in computing, like meters and inches are for size and distance. That, however, is old school computing. The hot new thing in computing, or at least what Intel and Google would want you to believe, is quantum computing and its fundamental unit, qubits. Unlike the bits of old (or today), qubits are still considered a bit (no pun intended) harder to control, especially under different temperatures. Intel and partner QuTech are proudly announcing a breakthrough in technology that would allow qubits, and therefore quantum computing systems, to operate in slightly warmer environments.

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Intel 10th Gen Core H-Series gets official for gaming and creator notebooks

Intel 10th Gen Core H-Series gets official for gaming and creator notebooks

It's the day performance laptop buyers have been waiting for, and Intel isn't beating around the bush: the 10th Gen Core Comet Lake-H CPUs are "the world's fastest mobile processors" the chip-maker says. Latest strike in Intel's newest generation of silicon, the 10th Gen Core i5, i7, and i9 H-Series processors are set to be found inside a host of gaming and creator-focused notebooks this year.

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Surface Go 2 specs are going to disappoint hopeful fans

Surface Go 2 specs are going to disappoint hopeful fans

Microsoft axed the Surface Mini, which turned out to be a real device, even before it saw the light of day. Four years later, it came out with a larger and very different Surface Go that was meant to be the company's on-the-go Windows solution and it was well-received, being compared with Apple's iPad Pro. It has taken Microsoft two years to come out with a successor but while the wait might finally be over, those hoping for a more decent upgrade will be sorely disappointed, at least based on these initial leaks.

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Intel made experimental chips that can smell

Intel made experimental chips that can smell

Companies are trying to train AI to do all sorts of things, but a team at Intel has been attempting to train AI to something unorthorodox for a computer: smell. Researchers from Intel Labs and Cornell University have announced that Intel's neuromorphic research chip, dubbed Loihi, is able to "learn and recognize hazardous chemicals," through algorithms that mimic the brain's olfactory system.

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GPD WIN Max shown running The Witcher 3 thanks to 10th Gen Intel Core CPU

GPD WIN Max shown running The Witcher 3 thanks to 10th Gen Intel Core CPU

Technology and manufacturing have truly come a long way if an 8-inch "laptop" can run AAA games. At least that's the idea that China-based GPD (GamePad Digital) is trying to make with its biggest and most ambitious product to date. The GPD WIN Max aims to combine the best of both worlds in a small size and while the demonstration might be impressive, there is still one important question that remains unaddressed.

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Intel CSME flaw: 5 years of chips have a truly ominous, unfixable flaw

Intel CSME flaw: 5 years of chips have a truly ominous, unfixable flaw

This week a report showed an "unfixable" flaw in the Intel Converged Security and Management Engine (CSME) in Intel chips. This flaw exists in essentially every piece of Intel-released silicon from the last half-decade. A brief report was released by the folks at Positive Technologies today which aims to make the world aware of the flaw ahead of their full white paper report.

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Intel Xe graphics card presentation leaks Arctic Sound details

Intel Xe graphics card presentation leaks Arctic Sound details

Details about the anticipated Intel Xe 'Arctic Sound' discrete graphics cards have been leaked from the Intel Data Center Group, according to a new report. The leak involves what is claimed to be an internal presentation from the group that includes specifications for the graphics cards. The information was reportedly accurate as of early last year, but it's unclear what may have changed in the months since.

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AMD Mac tipped in code (and Intel should be terrified)

AMD Mac tipped in code (and Intel should be terrified)

Code from the latest version of the MacOS suggests that future desktop machines from Apple may use AMD processors for future Mac computers. This could include MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, and iMac Pro, all of which currently use AMD graphics processors. This might be a big point of change for Apple with respect to Intel - if Apple drops Intel CPUs in favor of AMD CPU/GPU action, the boat shall be rocked.

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Intel confirms Thunderbolt 4: Here’s what we know

Intel confirms Thunderbolt 4: Here’s what we know

As with its competitor AMD, hardware company Intel held a keynote event at CES 2020 yesterday. During its show, Intel talked about the systems that store, process, and move data and the wider technologies that will help facilitate this, including 5G networks and artificial intelligence. In addition to showing off its video technology, Project Athena, and more, the company slipped in an interesting mention: Thunderbolt 4.

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Intel Horseshoe Bend prototype turns a 17-inch tablet into a 13-inch laptop

Intel Horseshoe Bend prototype turns a 17-inch tablet into a 13-inch laptop

Contrary to earlier whispers, Intel wasn't shying away from foldable PCs because it found Windows 10X to still be unsuitable for the public's eyes. It did skip mentioning Microsoft's future Windows version but the CES 2020 crowd might not yet care about that, at least for now. They may be more interested in seeing foldable devices and Intel definitely had some to show, including its own take on a gigantic OLED screen that folds down into a more manageable laptop size.

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