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Raja Koduri, AMD's Radeon Tech Group Leader, Resigns
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Ryan Smith, writing for AnandTech: On the day following what’s perhaps one of the greatest (and oddest) product design wins for AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group, a second bit of surprising news is coming out of AMD. Raja Koduri, the Senior VP and Chief Architect of the group, who has been its leader since the RTG […]

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Dilbert vs. Trump: Why False Facts Have Power
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We’ve been having a lot of interesting weeks since the presidential election, making more than a few of us wish for simpler times. One of the most interesting things I’ve read of late is by Dilbert creator Scott Adams, who predicted the election outcome and tied it to Trump’s brilliant use of intentional false facts, […]

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Fox News impartiality breaches could threaten Sky merger
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As Fox waits to find out whether it will be allowed to complete its merger with broadcasting giant Sky, UK media regulator Ofcom today delivered a fresh blow to proceedings. The watchdog confirmed that two Fox News shows, hosted separately by Sean Ha…

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Elderly doctor: I lost my license because I don’t know how to use a computer
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Enlarge / Close-up of an opened prescription bottle, labelled as containing the opioid hydrocodone, as a number of its pills lie on a white surface, March 14, 2017. (credit: Tom Kelley/Getty Images) An 84-year-old doctor in New London, New Hampshire, appeared in state court Friday in an effort to regain her medical license, less than […]

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GarageBand for iOS gets an in-app instrument store and 80s-style drum machines
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 A fancy new iPhone’s as good a reason as any to bring a big upgrade to Apple’s free music production service, GarageBand. The iOS version of the app is getting a slew of updates for 3.2, starting with a layout optimized for the iPhone X’s 458 ppi display. The biggest bit of news for today’s […]

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Fake News: Amazon Wants a Key to Your House
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I’m getting tired of headlines that present something you might want to do as something you’d have to be crazy to do. Last week was a case in point: Headline after headline shouted out that Amazon wanted to get a key to your house. The initial reaction was, as you might expect, hell no — […]

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Review: This War of Mine, the board game
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Enlarge / Exploring an inhospitable world. (credit: Charles Theel) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. This War of Mine is a giant punch to the gut. Inspired by the war in Sarajevo, the concept here tilts the notion of a “war game” […]

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Twitter admits it overestimated its user numbers
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 Twitter announced its Q3 financials today which included a surprise beat that could lead it to a quarter of actual profitability before 2017 is out, but there is also less positive news. The company admitted it had mistakenly counted users of Digits, the app it transferred to Google via the sale of its Fabric product in […]

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Reddit purges Nazi groups in new anti-hate crackdown     – CNET
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The news discussion site updates its rules regarding incitement of violence, calling earlier rules “too vague.”

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