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AMD confirms big power-efficiency gains with Radeon 7000 GPUs coming November 3

Sep 22, 2022

Something to look forward to: Hot on the heels of Nvidia's unveiling of the RTX 4000 graphics cards, AMD announced a release date for its latest GPU generation. The company expects to launch RDNA 3 graphics cards on a schedule similar to Nvidia's Ada Lovelace rollout this fall. Around the same time Nvidia announced the price and launch dates of its new RTX 4000 series graphics cards this week, AMD confirmed it plans to reveal and launch its RDNA 3 GPUs on November 3. The company promises more ...read more

Disentangling the Facts From the Hype of Quantum Computing

Sep 22, 2022

This is a guest post in recognition of IEEE Quantum Week 2022. The views expressed here are solely those of the author and do not represent positions of IEEE Spectrum or the IEEE.Few fields invite as much unbridled hype as quantum computing. Most people’s understanding of quantum physics extends to the fact that it is unpredictable, powerful, and almost existentially strange. A few years ago, I provided IEEE Spectrum an update on the state of quantum computing and looked at both the positive ...read more

Blizzard invites Diablo "experts" for the first closed Diablo IV beta test

Sep 22, 2022

In context: When it comes to the most anxiously awaited video game sequels, Diablo IV (D4) arguably tops the list. Diablo III launched in 2012, and by 2017 fans were ready for more. However, Blizzard remained silent on that front and continued cranking out end-game content. Diablo 3 entered its 27th season in August, just as D4 began moving into its final testing phase. In the latest Developer Update, Game Director Joe Shely and Franchise General Manager Rod Fergusson had some pretty exciting ...read more

Binance CEO sees positive progress for crypto regulation, but it will be a ‘long process’

Sep 22, 2022

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, known as “CZ” in the crypto world, said governments across the globe are making slow but “positive” progress toward regulating cryptocurrency. “On the regulatory side, I think we’re seeing a lot of progress in the positive direction for regulatory framework,” Zhao said in a video call aired live on stage at the Messari Mainnet conference in New York City on Wednesday with Ryan Selkis, the founder and CEO of Messari, a crypto market data firm. Bi ...read more

Apple TV+ character ‘Ted Lasso’ comes to EA Sports FIFA 23

Sep 22, 2022

Jason Sudeikis’ character from the hit Apple TV+ series “Ted Lasso” will make an appearance in EA Sports’ upcoming video game, FIFA 23. Ted Lasso will be playable as a manager along with the show’s fictional football club AFC Richmond. EA (Electronic Arts) announced the news today alongside a trailer showing everyone’s “favorite mustachioed manager,” the company wrote. EA is likely hoping the addition of the beloved TV character will bring new players to the game. The vide ...read more

Chinese EV startup XPeng says its new G9 SUV is ‘last step’ before autonomous vehicles

Sep 22, 2022

XPeng launched the G9 Flagship SUV, the fourth production vehicle in its lineup that will set a “new benchmark” for automated driving technology in passenger vehicles, the Chinese electric vehicle startup said Wednesday. The automaker says the G9 will come with an advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) that eventually will cover both city and highway driving scenarios. “We believe [the G9] will become the new benchmark for smart EVs, representing the last step before the realization of ...read more

We Can Now Train Big Neural Networks on Small Devices

Sep 21, 2022

The gadgets around us are constantly learning about our lives. Smartwatches pick up on our vital signs to track our health. Home speakers listen to our conversations to recognize our voices. Smartphones play grammarian, watching what we write in order to fix our idiosyncratic typos. We appreciate these conveniences, but the information we share with our gadgets isn’t always kept between us and our electronic minders. Machine learning can require heavy hardware, so “edge” devices like phon ...read more

GTA 6 leakers may be the target of an FBI investigation

Sep 21, 2022

In context: The recent GTA 6 gameplay leaks may go down as one of the biggest leaks in gaming history. Without a doubt, Rockstar wants to figure out who pulled off the network breach, and now the FBI has gotten involved and is trying to find out just that. This past weekend, Rockstar Games parent company Take-Two Interactive suffered a major security breach, which resulted in hours of GTA 6 gameplay leaking online. Rockstar confirmed shortly after that the content was indeed legitimate and be ...read more

California’s Proposed Law Could Change the Internet

Sep 21, 2022

Today, for better or worse, the Internet is a rather free range for children. Websites ask their users’ ages, sure. But virtually anyone who came of age around the rise of the Internet can probably relate a time or 20 when they gave a false birthdate.A California law now in the works might bring that world to a crashing halt.AB 2273, or the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act, promises to make the Internet safer for children—in part by tightening age verification. Its opponents inste ...read more

DC Court Shuts Down Common Law Access End-Around, Says Congress Doesn’t Need To Release Full CIA Torture Report

Sep 21, 2022

from the opacity-with-multiple-judicial-blessings dept Legal battles have been fought for most of a decade now over access to the full CIA Torture Report. A limited release at the tail end of 2014 — the 525-page, heavily redacted “Executive Summary” — is all the general public has been given access to. What was in the summary was horrifying enough. But the CIA has managed to keep the full report away from the public, utilizing rulings that have declared it a “congressional record. ...read more