Technobabble 031 – Raja Betrays Team Red

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

 

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