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    3 Huge Tech Mergers That Happened in 2017, and 3 That Didn’t

    We had gotten used to seeing big-name tech mergers coming at us non-stop, but not so much this year! While there were plenty of companies being sold behind the scenes this year, there were only a handful that changed things dramatically for us! The bigger stories by far were the mergers and acquisitions that didn’t […]

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    Lenovo Legion Y920 Review – A Big, Bulky Gaming Laptop Powerhouse

    The Good: Terrific performance, beautiful display, overclockable GPU and CPU, doesn’t get too hot The Bad: Really short battery life, so-so audio, this particular mechanical keyboard feels strange, dated design, Wi-Fi connectivity issues Who it’s for: Pro gamers, aspiring pro gamers, VR enthusiasts, streamers The Short: The Lenovo Legion Y920 is a red-hot 1080p gaming laptop, even if it’s weighed […]

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    Here’s How the 8th Generation of Intel Core i CPUs Will Give a Speed Boost to New Laptops and 2-in-1s

    Today’s the day Intel is officially rolling out their latest generation of Core i processors, and as usual, they won’t be releasing everything all at once. While the 8th generation will eventually cover CPUs for everything from tablets to 2-in-1s to laptops to desktops, today’s announcement is just focused on light laptops and 2-in-1s — and […]

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    Intel Adds Fiat Chrysler to Its Autonomous Driving Superteam

    Intel just hit the gas pedal on their autonomous driving efforts. After partnering with BMW, Audi, Delphi, and Mobileye (which they later acquired), Intel has now established a partnership with Fiat Chrysler for the purpose of further testing their autonomous drive systems and hardware. Coupled with the opening of a new autonomous driving lab earlier […]

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    Intel is Bringing VR and Drones to the Olympics

    Get ready to see a lot of Intel during the Olympics. The tech company has finished up a far-reaching agreement with the International Olympic Committee to infuse the games with tech that will change how the public watches the Olympics at home. Per the agreement, Intel will lend their tech to the 2018, 2020, 2022, […]

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    Intel is Working With HTC to Make the Vive VR Headset Wireless

    Running virtual reality requires transferring a huge amount of data from a PC to a headset at breakneck speeds. Whole 360-degree worlds — and all the action within them — need to be put in front of your eyes almost immediately, or even the most steely stomached among us are going to feel a little queasy. So, […]

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    Esports and AI Pushed Computing to New Heights at Computex 2017

    With Moore’s Law changing and Intel taking longer to shrink their transistors, there’s been talk of silicon becoming a thing of the past in the semiconductor industry. If silicon’s days are indeed numbered, it looks like it’s going to go out with a bang — thanks to a couple brand new, lucrative, and very power hungry […]

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    Intel Announces New High-Performance Core X Line of CPUs, Along with a Core i9

    After years of just the Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7, Intel decided they need to make a statement at Computex 2017 — especially with AMD making a lot of waves with their Ryzen processors. At the Intel keynote in Taipei, Vice President Gregory Bryant confirmed the rumors and unveiled the company’s new enthusiast Core […]

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    Intel Revs Up Their Autonomous Driving Plans With a New Lab in Silicon Valley

    In the past few years, almost every major tech company has become, at least in part, an automotive company. We’re not talking about manufacturing, of course — don’t expect to be seeing any Apple or Google cars roaming the roads, even though Tesla managed to pull that trick off from scratch. Instead, tech companies are working […]

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    Intel Buys Autonomous Car Sensor Specialist Mobileye for $15.3 Billion

    Big news in the autonomous car world last week, as Intel acquired Mobileye, a company known for its autonomous car sensors, for $15.3 billion. The agreement allows Intel to move closer toward a comprehensive autonomous car platform, something we first started hearing about at CES. In hindsight, the acquisition shouldn’t have come as a surprise. […]

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    Intel and Tag Heuer Team Up for a Fancy New Modular Smartwatch

    Android Wear 2.0 has finally arrived, and with it, we’re starting to see a slow trickle of updated smartwatches. With smartwatches maybe not doing so hot, the lack of enthusiasm might not be too surprising. But, Intel’s enthusiasm hasn’t waned, and neither has Tag Heuer’s — the latter is updating their Tag Heuer Connected watch with […]

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    San Diego is Investing $30 Million to Become a Smart City

    We’ve been talking a bit about 5G networks lately, especially about how 5G isn’t just about increased network speeds. The new bands being put in use will support the billions of new devices that need to be connected to data networks, particularly cars, drones, and smart home devices. But, to get things like self-driving cars […]