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INTEL’S CORE-X SERIES WILL BE SEEING STAGGERED LAUNCH: CORE I9-7900X AND BELOW READY TO LAUNCH, CORE I9-7920X THROUGH 19-7980XE DELAYED:

Intel has recently unveiled its Kaby Lake-X and SkyLake-X processors and as a part of its Core-X series made everyone surprised by the huge amount of core counts that included in the lineup. With options ranging from 4 Cores / 8 Threads to 18 Cores / 36 Threads, this is a very first time when Intel has departed so heavily from moderate yearly core count increases on HEDT side of things.

AMD RADEON VEGA FRONTIER EDITION COMPUBENCH BENCHMARK LEAKED:

AMD’s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition’s Compubench Scores are leaked out on Videocardz.com and shows the graphic card reached at the end of its development phase and currently clocked at 1600MHz clock rate. The RX Vega FE graphics card has already been shown off by AMD, and it is going to be the reference edition of upcoming Vega family.

PUNJAB GOVERNMENT HAS MADE INTERNET MORE EXPENSIVE:

Punjab government has officially decided to make all sorts of the Internet, 3G, 4G, DSL or any other form of internet, more expensive by imposing a big 19.5 percent sales tax, we have checked.

AMD RYZEN 7 PRICES DROP BY UP TO 23% AHEAD OF THREADRIPPER LAUNCH:

AMD appears to be already making room for its upcoming enthusiast Ryzen Threadripper family of processors and X399 platform. The new high-end desktop CPUs will launch with massive new socket dubbed TR4. The AMD’s enthusiast lineup of Ryzen CPUs will support 16 cores, 32 threads and it will also feature support for quad channel DDR4 memory and 64 PCIe Gen3 lanes.

WONDERFOX DVD RIPPER PRO REVIEW:

WonderFox’s DVD Ripper Pro does an excellent job backing up and transcoding your DVD collection, including your copy-protected discs. WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro worked well in tests. You have no DVD of a movie, so you will have to visit movie store to get one for the testing purpose. DVD Ripper Pro fulfill the promise of bypassing encrypted DVDs and breaking their protection schemes.

CIRCLE LAUNCHES SHE LOVES TECH PAKISTAN STARTUP COMPETITION!:

Lean In China is a professional development and peer support platform for women, which has 100,000 members across more than 25 cities and 50 universities in China. It promotes a culture of mutual support, mentorship and leadership for women through building active communities, education, the use of data and research, and building strategic partnerships.

MSI’S VORTEX G25 IS A GAMING DESKTOP AS THIN AS A COIN:

The Vortex G25 from MSI is Slim Design Model, and it has only 2.5 Internal Volume which is far less and weighs only 2.5KGs (seriously this thing is way too much lighter, a gaming PC in weight of Gaming Laptop?).

THE 5 BIGGEST ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM APPLE WWDC 2017:

Apple WWDC 2017 just wrapped yesterday, where executives Tim Cook, Craig Federighi and Phill Schiller took the stage to announce updates headed to iPhones, MacBooks, Apple TV and more.

JAZZ PRESENTS 6TH CORPORATE T-20 CUP 2017:

DHA Sports club (Moin Khan Academy) launched Cola Next Presents Jazz 6th Corporate T20 cup 2017. The tournament will commence from 9th June till 23rd June, 2017 at DHA Sports club (Moin Khan Academy). The Opening match of the tournament will be played between SSGC vs SBP.

MYTHS ABOUT DC INVERTER AIR CONDITIONERS BUSTED:

Many people in Pakistan believe that DC Inverter ACs are a scam and aren’t as advantageous as appliance companies such as Mitsubishi or Orient make them out to be. With so many misconceptions being hurled around, we decided to settle the matter once and for all by busting all the myths you have come across about DC Inverter ACs.

INTERNATIONAL:

BA’S COMPUTER MELTDOWN:

Last weekend’s catastrophic failure in BA’s computer system threw the travel plans of 75,000 passengers into chaos. What went wrong has become a little clearer – it appears the power somehow went off at a Heathrow data centre and when it was switched back on a power surge somehow took out the whole system.

US CAN ASK VISA APPLICANTS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA HISTORY:

The Trump administration has approved plans to ask US visa applicants for details of their social media use. Consular officials can now ask for social media usernames going back five years via a new questionnaire.

GOOGLE TO LET PUBLISHERS CHARGE USERS FOR AD-BLOCKERS:

Google will let publishers ask people who use ad-blockers to either enable advertising or make a payment to view content without ads. “Funding Choices” will roll out first in North America, UK, Germany, Australia and New Zealand.

YOUTUBE CLARIFIES ‘HATE SPEECH’ RULES:

YouTube has clarified its rules on hate speech to enable video-makers to know which content it considers to be “advertiser-friendly”. In a blog post, the video-sharing website said it would not allow adverts to appear alongside “hateful” or discriminatory content.

APPLE REVEALS HOMEPOD SMART SPEAKER:

Apple has announced a voice-activated loudspeaker powered by its virtual assistant Siri. Like devices by Amazon and Google, Apple’s HomePod speaker can respond to questions and control smart home gadgets such as lights.

POLITICIANS V THE INTERNET:

Prime Minister Theresa May has said more must be done to tackle terror online. In a speech on Sunday, following the terrorist attack in London, she said the internet provided a “safe space” for extremist ideology to breed.

VR PIONEER FOUNDS BORDER SECURITY START-UP:

Virtual reality pioneer Palmer Luckey has founded a start-up concentrating on technology to police borders and large events. He has told senior Trump administration staff about the company’s technology. Until March Mr Luckey worked at Facebook, which paid $2bn (£1.55bn) for Oculus, the VR firm he founded.

TECH FIRMS FIGHT BACK IN EXTREMISM ROW:

Technology companies have defended their handling of extremist content following the London terror attack. Prime Minister Theresa May called for areas of the internet to be closed because tech giants had provided a “safe space” for terrorist ideology.

APPLE ‘CAUGHT BY AUSTRALIAN ERROR 53 UNDERCOVER STING’:

Investigators posing as Apple customers have told a court they were given misleading information about devices previously serviced by third parties. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) began legal action against Apple in April.

UBER FIRES 20 STAFF AFTER HARASSMENT INVESTIGATION:

Uber has fired more than 20 people, and is taking other actions against staff, after a harassment investigation. The taxi-app firm said the sackings related to sexual harassment, bullying and issues about poor company culture.

APPLE’S IOS 11 UPDATE ENDS SUPPORT FOR IPHONE 5 AND 5C:

Apple’s iOS 11 mobile operating system will not be available for the iPhone 5 and 5C or the iPad 4 when it is released in the autumn. It means those with the older devices will no longer receive software or security updates.

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