Cyberpunk Developer Hit with Ransomware Attack
The perpetrators claim to have swiped source code to the company's games, as well as embarrassing internal documents. All will be released unless CDPR pays up, which it says it isn't going to do.
L2 vs. L3 cache: What’s the Difference?
What's the difference between L3 and other types of cache, and how does it impact system performance?
Intel Sues Former Employee For Alleged Theft of Xeon Data
Intel has alleged trade secret theft by a former employee.
If You Want a Mobile 10nm CPU in Your Desktop, This Might Be Your Shot
If you've ever wanted a mobile chip you could stick in an Intel desktop board, it's possible to get one. CPU support, however, is an open question.
Terraria Dev Cancels Stadia Version After Getting Locked Out of Google Account
Re-Logic co-founder Andrew Spinks says Google has banned his account, locking him out of thousands worth of dollars in content. His response is to cancel Terraria for Stadia.
Intel Hits Back at Apple M1 with Questionable Benchmarks
Early benchmarks showed the Apple M1 clobbering the competition in most ways that matter, but now Intel has regrouped and has released a slideshow (because of course it has) that compares the M1 to Intel's latest Core laptop processor.
Report: Nvidia RTX 3000 GPUs Are Going to Get Even Harder to Find
Ampere availability isn't going to improve any time soon, according to a new report.
Intel’s 10nm Sapphire Rapids CPU Delidded, Photographed
Intel's Sapphire Rapids has been sighted in the wild. It looks as if Intel will hook the chip together a bit differently than AMD does, at least at the moment.
NASA Picks SpaceX to Launch SPHEREx Space Telescope
The agency has just awarded SpaceX another cargo contract, this one to deploy the upcoming SPHEREx space telescope. This instrument will scan the entire sky over two years, but it won't start the work until 2024 at the earliest.
The Aurora 7 Is an Amazing 26-Pound Laptop With 7 Displays, Zero Purpose
The Expanscape Aurora 7 is the 26-pound, 28-minute, seven-paneled laptop of your dreams.
Plex Media Servers Being Used to Amplify DDoS Attacks
The researchers claim that a Plex server, properly utilized, can increase the size of DDoS packets by almost five times, making these attacks much more damaging. There's not much Plex users can do about it right now, either.