AMD's Forrest Norrod kicked off a series of new blogs focused on the upcoming Naples CPU for servers slated for the first half of 2017. A 32-core, 64-thread version was first revealed in August as part of AMD's "Zen" architecture reveal.
Microsoft CEO Nadella isn't the only executive talking about how AI can be a net positive as long as long as it's done the right way. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty has also joined in with a similar call for transparency and responsibility.
Intel responded to a report that PCs based on its CPU platforms can be hacked via USB 3.0 and a cheap device. The problem is based on Intel's Direct Connect Interface that links to the JTAG debugging interface.
The head of Windows in Germany is warning people and organizations against their continued use of Windows 7 as it may be insecure. The company is urging everyone to upgrade before support for the operating system ends in three years.
Microsoft has formed a new organization called the "Council for Digital Good" to ask teenagers to act as ambassadors in helping other teenagers stay safe online, and help create a culture of "digital civility."
AMD restricted the number of stream processors in its RX 460 graphics card, but Sapphire has gone ahead and launched a card without those roadblocks. It's only in China, but an RX 460 with 1,024 SPs is now available.