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Let the BIOS/UEFI firmware recall begin!

If you own a PC from Dell, HP or Lenovo, chances are very good that the BIOS or UEFI firmware update you installed earlier this month is bad. Here’s how to dig yourself out of the Meltdown/Spectre mess.

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Belay that order: Intel says you should NOT install its Meltdown firmware fixes

The warning, which encompasses just about every Intel processor out there, from all PC manufacturers, takes effect immediately. And there’s no indication when it will get fixed.

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Intel says new firmware patches trigger reboots in Haswell and Broadwell systems

A surprising admission from Intel: New firmware is causing "higher system reboots" on Intel Haswell and Broadwell chips, which appeared from 2013 to 2016.

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Windows, Meltdown and Spectre: Keep calm and carry on

No need to panic over the lavishly publicized Meltdown and Spectre security holes. Behind the bellicose roars of certain doom, a handful of important facts stand out.

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Apple acts as digital transformation hits panic mode

Major processor flaws mean everybody’s data is at much higher risk than we thought.

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Intel Core i9 vs. AMD Threadripper | The Full Nerd Episode 24

Let the core wars begin! It's 18 cores in Core i9 vs. 16 cores in AMD's Ryzen, specifically Threadripper. Which will prevail? We go over all the numbers in Full Nerd

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Asus VivoBook Pro First Look

Asus VivoBook Pro will be the first laptop to offer Optane memory as an option

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As computing evolves, Intel takes a new approach to chip design

Intel is preparing for the future and making big changes in the way it designs chips

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Intel digs in to keep Moore's Law alive

Many scientists agree that Moore's Law -- Intel's guiding light to make chips smaller, faster and cheaper -- is dying. The company is now revisiting some of the metrics in a bid to keep it alive.

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FAQ: What is 802.11ay wireless technology?

Products based on the IEEE 802.11ad (WiGig) standard have really only begun rolling out over the past year, but an effort to deliver an enhancement dubbed 802.11ay in the unlicensed 60 GHz spectrum band that promises to deliver faster...

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Intel claims storage speed record with its large-capacity Optane SSD

Intel says large-capacity Optane drives with up to 1.5TB of storage are on their way.

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Intel's object recognition software tells you what's what

From cats to houseplants to trains, Intel is using AI to build an object recognition platform to help the self-driving car industry.

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Intel's PC chief talks about 5G, chip design changes

Intel surprised many when the company hired outsider Venkata Renduchintala to lead the company's PC, IoT and Systems Architecture groups. He's now spearheading a cultural change at the company, getting employees to think beyond PCs.

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Take a walk through Intel's smart city concept at MWC 2017

Intel's technology can help monitor traffic flow, blanket the city in Wi-Fi, and even summon emergency help faster.

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How Intel's pushing 5G networking for a super-connected future

Think about everything you'd like to connect in your life, and thank about how much bandwidth we'll need when everyone wants to do that. That's why Intel and other companies are pushing to develop fast 5G networking.

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Intel has a chip with 24 cores that costs $8,898

Intel's got some high priced chips, but none is as expensive as the new Xeon E7-8894 v4 server processor.

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Intel's Optane faces threat as Micron chases future QuantX tech

Intel made waves at CES with Optane, a new class of memory and storage that will supercharge PCs and servers. But rival Micron's already looking to outclass Intel's Optane.

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Intel pursues Moore's Law with plan to make 7-nm chips this year

Intel's trying to hang on to Moore's Law as a way to push its chip technology forward, though many agree Moore's Law is history.

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