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What the industry is doing to support women in tech

As you will have no doubt figured out at this point, this month we’ve dedicated the print pages of PCR (and the digital pages of PCR Online) to women working in the tech channel. Along with highlighting some of the top female talent in the industry, we wanted to make …

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Partner Content: 5 essentials for gaming with IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) has hailed a new area of gaming. Gamers are always looking for ways to enhance their consoles and PCs to improve their experience and the IoT provides a vast array of opportunities on this front. Examples of the fusion between gaming and the IoT include …

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Partner Content: How IoT is changing gaming forever

The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) – where billions of devices have become connected to the internet with the ability to collect and share data – is a trajectory which has shifted the lives and behaviours of people across the world. For example, our houses and the belongings …

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Intel’s chip shortage could shrink PC market by 5-7% in Q4

Intel is struggling to make enough processor chips to meet market demand, with industry worries that it will take months for the firm to clear the shortage. The official statement from Intel is as follows: "Customer demand has continued to improve over the course of the year, fueling growth in …

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich leaves the company

Intel has announced that CEO Brian Krzanich has left the company following an investigation into an “consensual relationship” with an employee. Effective immediately, Krzanich will be replaced by chief financial officer Robert Swan, who will be an interim CEO. A statement released by the company said: “An ongoing investigation by …

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Apple to ditch Intel chips from Macs

Apple is planning to ditch Intel’s processors from its Macs and replace them with its own chips. The US tech giant plans to begin using its own technology in its Macs as early as 2020, according to Bloomberg. The initiative, reportedly code-named Kalamata, is still in early developmental stages but …

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Intel appoints fifth new independent director in just two years

Intel’s has appointed Risa Lavizzo-Mourey to the company’s board of directors. Lavizzo-Mourey becomes the fifth new independent director added to Intel’s board since the beginning of 2016 as the company goes through somewhat of a transition at the top. “Risa knows how to lead a large organization tackling complex issues, …

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Micron and Intel looking for new partners after announcing split

Micron and Intel are on the hunt for new partners after announcing that they will part ways following the current ongoing NAND project. The two firms have announced that they will stop collaborating with one another after they complete development of a 96-layer 3D-NAND flash. Micron and Intel are currently …

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Intel issues Spectre patches for Skylake, Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake processors

Following on from last week’s initial microcode patches, Intel has released new Spectre fixes for its newest processors.  As spotted by Tom’s Hardware, the microcode patch was actually pretty buggy for a lot of people. However, this new patch is a lot more stable and covers  6th-gen Skylake, 100 series …

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What must change in wake of Spectre and Meltdown scandal

When Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took to the stage at CES in Las Vegas, he could have been forgiven for wanting to be anywhere else in the world. Just days before the world’s biggest tech show got underway, it was revealed that almost all PCs, Macs and mobile devices were …

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