AMD Completes Transition to TSMC With 7nm, Goodbye GlobalFoundries

If you’re a fan of AMD and don’t know what to make of this news, you should be ecstatic!  TSMC has been the sole manufacturer of all NVidia GPUs, the highest performing on the market.  Now it seems AMD is free to use them exclusively, escaping their obligations to GlobalFoundries.

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Denise Grimsley and Amy Lockhart’s Illegal SMS Campaign

Denise Grimsley and Amy Lockhart are illegally sending bulk political SMS messages in violation of the TCPA with penalties of over $16,000 per text (pdf).  These campaigns have sent out thousands of messages to cell phone subscribers.

  

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Current Intel CPUs Finally Double Speed of Nehalem

When I built my current PC, an Intel Core i7-920 Nehalem based system, it was a significant upgrade from the AMD Athlon XP based system I had before.  On a single threaded workload, it was almost three times faster.  With a multi-threaded workload it was 13 times faster.

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