Join Dan and Jeff as they discuss the latest tech news including Raja leaving AMD for Intel and more.

Technobabble 031

 

Hardware News

 

Raj Koduri leaves AMD…

https://www.techpowerup.com/238585/amd-confirms-raja-koduris-departure-ceo-lisa-su-interim-rtg-head

FOR THE ENEMY!

https://www.techpowerup.com/238620/intel-hires-raja-koduri-to-develop-discrete-gpus-this-time-for-real

The ENEMY announces a chip with AMD

https://www.techpowerup.com/238530/intel-announces-coffee-lake-amd-vega-multi-chip-modules

The enemy discontinues Broadwell-E Processors

https://www.techpowerup.com/238643/intel-discontinues-broadwell-e-processors

The other enemy is doin’ well

http://hexus.net/business/news/general-business/112034-nvidia-revenues-profits-top-estimates/

 

New video cards

https://www.techpowerup.com/238600/which-future-starts-with-nvidias-titan-star-wars-collectors-edition

http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/111347-msi-geforce-gtx-1080-ti-gaming-x-trio/

https://www.techpowerup.com/238742/sapphire-radeon-rx-vega-64-nitro-custom-model-pictured-tested

 

Device News

 

Logitech is giving Harmony Link owners free replacements after all

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/258824-logitech-reverses-course-will-now-replace-harmony-link-free

Amazon is relieved there are other countries than the US and launches the fire tv stick to 100 more countries.

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2017/11/7/16617286/amazon-fire-tv-stick-basic-edition-new-countries

Amazon may be developing a video service supported by ads

https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/13/16634694/amazon-developing-freemium-version-prime-video

You can now almost write a whole sentence on Twitter now

https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/7/16616076/twitter-280-characters-global-rollout

Facebook really wants nude photos

https://www.pcmag.com/news/357248/facebook-send-us-nudes-so-we-can-fight-revenge-porn

 

Gaming News

 

EA acquires another studio, should close soon

https://www.techpowerup.com/238665/ea-acquires-titanfall-titanfall-2-developer-respawn-entertainment-for-usd-455m

Call of Duty WWII scores a lot of dollarz on opening weekend

https://www.techpowerup.com/238598/call-of-duty-wwii-scores-over-half-a-billion-dollar-opening-weekend

Bioware celebrates 10 year anniversary of a dead franchise

https://www.techpowerup.com/238594/bioware-celebrates-10-year-anniversary-of-mass-effect-with-ten7-event

Ubisoft rolling in the microtransaction dough

https://www.techpowerup.com/238593/ubisofts-microtransactions-surpass-digital-games-sales-in-earnings