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US Cuts off ZTE From American Tech Suppliers

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Commerce‘s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) hasannounced the activation of a denial order against ZTE, banning the company from US technologies covered under Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The ban follows an investigation and follow-up guilty-plea in March 2017 that ended with a civil and criminal penalty imposed on ZTE for illegally shipping telecommunications equipment to Iran and North K

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Mainstream Gaming: HP Updates Pavilion Gaming Desktop/Laptop Lineups

On the heels of Intel releasing their 8th Generation Core processors in late 2017, OEMs hustled to get their next generation of desktops and laptops ready to accept that shiny new object. The new CPUs mean additional cores, and in many cases, faster clock speeds promising better performance across a multitude of applications. These updates have, in turn, reached a peak with last weeks release of the rest of the 8th gen CPUs, leading to what we h

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AMD Releases OEM Desktop & Mobile Radeon RX 500X SKUs: The Radeon Rebadge Returns (Updated)

Tucked inside todays HP‘s announcement of their new Pavilion gaming systems is an interesting item: a mobile Radeon RX 560X graphics option. This is in fact not a typo on our part or on HPs part; rather AMD is launching a series of new and yet surprisinglyfamiliar video card SKUs for their OEMs. Thats right, weve reached that time of the year once again: the semi-annual OEM GPU rebadges have returned. To that end, AMD today is announcing

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Cadence Announces Tensilica Vision Q6 DSP

Today‘s announcement comes from Cadence, and we see the unveiling of a new DSP IP called the new Tensilica Vision Q6. The Q6 succeeds the Vision P6 which as of late has had quite a success: the P6 is included in HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC which powers the Mate 10 and P20 devices, and serves as the main imaging processing unit enabling a wide variety of features. As the industry and underlying technology is evolving, we‘ve seen a large

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HP Announces Pavilion Gaming 32 HDR Display: 32" WQHD w/DisplayHDR 600 & FreeSync

Alongside their new Pavilion gaming desktops and laptops, today HP is also announcing an addition to their monitor stable with the release of the new Pavilion Gaming 32 HDR Display. An update of sort to HPs current family of 32-inch monitors, including the existing Pavilion Gaming 32 and Omen 32, HPs latest monitor carves out an important niche for itself by adding basic HDR support. At a high level, the Pavilion Gaming 32 HDR is built on a 32-

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