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iPadOS 16.4 gives Apple Pencil’s hover feature a huge upgrade

A new iPadOS 16.4 addition has upgraded the existing Apple Pencil hover feature, making for improved previewing capabilities.Apple recently released iPadOS 16.4 alongside other software updates including iOS 16.4. And while there were some features mentioned in the release notes, one slipped through. Now one Apple exec has lifted the lit on what the upgraded…

Intel Updates Data Center Roadmap: Xeons On Track

Coming to the end of the first quarter of 2023, Intel’s Data Center and AI group is finding itself at an interesting inflection point – for reasons both good and bad. After repeated delays, Intel is finally shipping their Sapphire Rapids CPUs in high volumes this quarter as part of the 4th Generation Xeon Scalable…

Alan Turing Institute unveils strategy to support UK AI

The Alan Turing Institute has unveiled a new strategy for how data science and artificial intelligence (AI) can be used for social good in support of the government’s ambitions for the technology, with a focus on health, the environment and national security. The strategy, dubbed Turing 2.0, is aimed at helping deliver the UK government’s…

Kingston Launches Fury Beast And Fury Renegade DDR5 Memory in White

Kingston Fury, the gaming and high-performance division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., has expanded the aesthetics of the company’s Fury DDR5 memory portfolio. The Fury Beast and Fury Renegade DDR5 memory lineups now arrive with a white heat spreader design. As a result, consumers of both AMD and Intel platforms can take advantage of the…

JOLED Files for Bankruptcy: Set to Transfer OLED IP to JDI and Close Down Two Plants

JOLED, a Japan-based producer of OLED panels and displays, said it had applied for bankruptcy protection at the Tokyo District Court, citing total liabilities of ¥33.7 billion ($257 million). It also supplied OLED displays for Apple’s smartwatches. The company will transfer its patents and R&D operations to Japan Display Inc and will shut down its manufacturing, affecting makers…

Will Apple launch a new Apple Watch Ultra in 2023?

In 2022, Apple unveiled a new Apple Watch model dubbed the Apple Watch Ultra. Although this smartwatch offers the same processor as the Apple Watch Series 8 and SE 2, it has a new 49mm display with a titanium finish, a new Action Mode, and improved GPS sensors. With a huge battery, the Apple Watch…

NVIDIA’s cuLitho to Speed Up Computational Lithography for 2nm and Beyond

Production of chips using leading-edge process technologies requires more compute power than ever. To address requirements of 2nm nodes and beyond, NVIDIA is rolling out its cuLitho software library that uses the company’s DGX H100 systems based on H100 GPUs and promises to increase performance available to mask shops within a reasonable amount of consumed…

AMD reveals new details of next-gen FSR 3, and it could be game-changing

AMD is working on its next generation of graphics upscaling technology, and if it’s as good as AMD is claiming, it will be fantastic news for gamers.The new details on the FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) graphics upscaler comes from GDC 2023, where AMD presented game developers gathered there with info on how the new tech…

CBI launches campaign to boost UK tech unicorns

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has launched a campaign to bolster support for the UK’s most innovative high-growth tech companies so they can transform from $1bn unicorns to $10bn “decacorns”. The campaign, known as Project Decacorn, was announced by CBI president Brian McBride on the evening of 27 March to an audience of tech…

GitHub takes down repository that leaked Twitter’s source code

If you’re wanting to rummage around Twitter’s source code, GitHub is no longer the place to do it. Over the weekend, a GitHub repository containing what was claimed to be Twitter’s source code was leaked online. The repository, which was created by a user named “FreeSpeechEnthusiast,” claimed to contain at least part of the company’s…

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