AMD denies improperly sharing CPU tech with China

The company claimed that it “diligently and proactively” told the Commerce and Defense Departments (plus other agencies) about the Sugon deal, and that there were “no objections whatsoever” to either the joint ventures or the technology handover. AMD further argued that the report left out vital details, such as the “significant protections” put in place…

Jeremy Renner Reveals Avengers: Endgame Once Had a Thanos Battle on Vormir

Black Widow and Hawkeye. Image: Marvel Studios The sequence in Avengers: Endgame on Vormir is one of the most intimate, emotional moments in the film. But it wasn’t always planned that way. As revealed by Jeremy Renner at a recent appearance at Ace Comic-Con in Seattle, the sequence in Vormir was originally planned to be…

Court convicts murder suspect found through a DNA database

Investigators linked Talbott to the 1987 murders of Canadian couple Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg after two of his cousins (from both sides of the family) uploaded their DNA profile to GEDMatch. The database, which also led to the Golden State Killer arrest, allows users to upload their DNA test results from services like…

Apple will reportedly manufacture its $6,000 Mac Pro in China

According to Wall Street Journal sources, Apple will work with Quanta Computer Inc., out of a factory near Shanghai. That facility is close to other Apple suppliers, which could help the company lower its shipping costs, and manufacturing labor costs in China are still much lower than those in the US. Apple has a long-standing…

The best 2-in-1 tablets for 2019

Whether it’s a tablet or a phone, the reasons to pick Samsung over other brands tend to be their typically superior displays and the useful S Pen. But for the Galaxy Book 2, you might also appreciate the fact that it comes with built-in gigabit LTE support. It adds the underrated convenience of always being…

Valve forced to tweak its confusing Steam ‘Grand Prix Summer Sale’

Hey @GreyAlien – Are your games seeing an abnormally high amount of wishlist deletions? I and 4 other devs all are seeing some pretty strange stats. I’ve never once in 5 years seen more deletes than adds/P&A during a seasonal sale. I’ve always left a sale with a net increase. pic.twitter.com/v1OY4MUQW5 — Raymond Doerr (@RaymondDoerr)…

Make the Switch To a Corsair Mechanical Keyboard For Just $60

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.    Corsair K68 Mechanical Keyboard | $60 | Amazon There’s a pretty big gulf in quality between cheap mechanical keyboards and expensive ones, but every once in awhile, you can get an expensive board for a cheap price. How Does a Sub-$50 Mechanical…