Saturday , October 21 2017

Technology

Intel May Deploy AVX-512 in Upcoming 10nm Cannon Lake CPUs

When Intel launched Skylake-SP (aka the Core X-series) earlier this year, one of the major features of the product family, in addition to a revamped L2 cache structure, was its support for Intel’s latest SIMD instruction set, AVX-512. AVX-512 has previously been reserved for Intel’s HPC (High-Performance Computing) Knights Landing. …

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You can now PayPal friends in Messenger and get help via chat

PayPal users in the U.S. will now be able to send and receive person-to-person payments over Facebook Messenger, the company announced this morning. The deeper integration with Messenger’s platform, which will also include PayPal’s first customer service bot for handling customer questions and requests for help, follows a series of …

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Is USB-C Chasing an Unachievable Goal?

There’s an old XKCD comic that brilliantly captures the difficulty of creating a single unified standard to control all device interactions or capabilities. It’s not an entirely impossible goal–USB-A has dominated the market for keyboards, mice, thumb drives, and a number of other peripherals for many years–but the larger the …

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