Security researchers find flaws in AMD chips but raise eyebrows with rushed disclosure

A newly discovered set of vulnerabilities in AMD chips is making waves not because of the scale of the flaws, but rather the rushed, market-ready way they were disclosed by the researchers. When was t

Kernel panic! What are Meltdown and Spectre, the bugs affecting nearly every computer and device?

If you're confused by the avalanche of early reports, denials, and conflicting statements about the massive security issues announced today, don't worry — you're far from the only one. Here's what y

Google’s Project Zero team discovered critical CPU flaw last year

In a blog post published minutes ago, Google’s Security team announced what they have done to protect Google Cloud customers against the chip vulnerability announced earlier today. They also indicat

Crunch Report | Broadcom has its eyes on Qualcomm

Today’s Stories  Broadcom offers to acquire Qualcomm for $70 per share Intel and AMD partner on graphics and CPU combo to challenge Nvidia Comcast’s Xfinity internet service (and others) seem to

Intel and AMD partner on graphics and CPU combo to challenge Nvidia

Intel is working with AMD to produce a chip for notebook computers that pairs an Intel CPU with an AMD graphics processor, with a small, lightweight design that can nonetheless handle heavy graphics r

Tesla said to be working on its own self-driving AI chip with AMD

Tesla is reportedly developing its own processor for artificial intelligence, intended for use with its self-driving systems, in partnership with AMD. Tesla has an existing relationship with Nvidia, w

AMD’s new $499 RX Vega 64 and $399 Vega 56 top-end graphics cards launch in August

It's high time for launch details regarding new AMD RX Vega cards that were teased in May — high-end graphics cards designed to challenge Nvidia's domination with the GTX 1080 and 1070. Both cards a

AMD’s new top-end Radeon Vega graphics cards are taking aim at competing GPUs

It’s high-time for AMD to announce a new generation graphics card and it’s done just that with the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition. This potentially deadly duo of souped-up GPUs take aim at NVI

Crunch Report | Facebook Hires 3,000 People After Getting Disturbed

Facebook hires 3,000 people to combat the disturbing videos and live videos that have been popping up on the site, Hulu launches its live TV service, yesterday was not too good of a day for tech stock

Be the alien you want to see in the theaters with the new Alien: Covenant VR experience

As part of the media push surrounding the premiere of Alien: Covenant (set to debut May 19th), Twentieth Century Fox and its compatriots are offering up a VR teaser — Alien: Covenant In Utero.

AMD buys Nitero wireless VR startup

AMD has acquired Nitero, a company that builds wireless chips for streaming virtual reality content from desktop computers to headsets, Forbes reports. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

AMD’s new Crimson ReLive Edition offers more tools for game sharing

AMD’s big graphics software update this year is called Crimson ReLive, and comes in both Pro and standard formats. The annual huge improvement dump adds a lot of oomph under the hood for Radeon

AMD CEO Says Windows 10 Will Launch ‘At The End Of July’

Buried in the question-and-answer section of AMD's earnings call this past Friday was an interesting note on the release timing of Windows 10. According to AMD CEO Lisa Su, Windows 10 should be releas

New Xbox Fails To Excite Investors As Microsoft, AMD Stocks Stays Flat While Sony Shoots Up 9%

Wall Street apparently wanted something more revolutionary out of the <a href="">Xbox One

Microsoft’s Next Xbox Said To Shift To x86 Architecture Courtesy Of AMD System-On-A-Chip

Microsoft's next Xbox, which could get an initial unveiling as early as next month, will use an AMD system-on-a-chip according to a new Bloomberg report. The new AMD SoC will mean that Microsoft is mo

Aviary Launches Its Photo Editing SDK For Windows 8 Thanks To AMD Ventures Investment

Aviary, the company that provides a fully customizable SDKs for applications that want to include photo editing, has announced the launch of its Windows 8 SDK in collaboration with AMD and Microsoft.

Former Intel Engineer, McKinsey Partner Rajan Naik Joins AMD

Chip maker <a href="">AMD</a> this morning <a href="

AMD’s Bulldozer Fails To Meet Expectations

The Intel-AMD war has been going on a long time, and I hope it will be going on longer. The last few years have been hard on the underdog, however, with huge growth by Intel in both the low-power and

AMD’s New FX Processor Reaches World Record Clock Speed

It's amazing what people can do with one of AMD's new <a href="">eight-core FX processors</a>, a specially built chassis, and a few tank

Lenovo COO Jumps Ship To Become President And CEO At Chip Maker AMD

Chip manufacturer <a href="">Advanced Micro Devices</a> (AMD) has named Rory P. Read its new president, CEO and board member, effective today. Read joins AMD from
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