Tech News Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 24/05/24


NVIDIA Accelerates GPU, CPU, & AI Platform Roadmap, New Chips To Launch Each Consecutive Year Instead of Two

NVIDIA has accelerated its GPU, CPU & AI roadmap significantly as stated by CEO, Jensen Huang, during the latest earnings call. NVIDIA Will Be Launching Next-Gen GPUs, CPUs & AI Solutions Much Faster

Lisa Su announces AMD is on the path to a 100x power efficiency improvement by 2027 — CEO outlines AMD’s advances during keynote at imec’s ITF World 2024

AMD CEO Lisa Su took to the stage after winning the imec Innovation Award to explain how the company is on the path to a more than 100x power efficiency improvement by 2027.

MSI Bringing DDR5 CAMM2 Memory To Desktop PCs With Upcoming Z790 Project Zero Plus Motherboard

MSI is the first desktop motherboard manufacturer to unveil its upcoming DDR5 CAMM2 memory-ready Z790 motherboard which paves the way for the future. MSI Yet Again Brings Another Layer of

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 5090 GPU Rumor Alleges 512-bit Monster, 16 GDDR7 Memory Modules, Brand New PCB Design

Some new rumors regarding the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 5090 "Blackwell" GPU have surfaced such as a brand new PCB & a 512-bit GDDR7 memory interface. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 5090 "Blackwell" GPU Rumors Point Out To Brand New PCB Design, Making Use of 512-bit GDDR7

Valve’s next game ‘Deadlock’ will feature massive character roster

Recent leaks have revealed Valve's next game, Deadlock, which is currently undergoing playtests ahead of an official launch later in the year. The game aims to combine elements of DOTA 2, Team Fortress 2

AMD Unveils Radeon Anti-Lag 2 As An “Game-Integrated” Technology: First Launching In Counter Strike 2 & Available As Preview

AMD has relaunched its latency reduction technology in the form of Radeon Anti-Lag 2 which is now available as a technical preview. AMD Fixes Anti-Lag With Newly Launched Radeon Anti-Lag 2 Technology

PC pioneer Gordon Bell has passed away at 89 years old

Chester Gordon Bell dies at age 89 due to aspiration pneumonia.

Rumour claims Microsoft is preparing a $16B offer to acquire Valve

There have been plenty of rumours over the years claiming that major game publishers have put in offers to acquire Valve, the company behind huge IP like Half-Life and Portal. Given that Valve also owns

Ubisoft’s XDefiant hampered by server issues at launch

After numerous delays, Ubisoft’s once-hyped Call of Duty competitor, “XDefiant”, has officially released. The game caught on with fans initially last summer thanks to a successful round of playtests.

Microsoft’s Copilot+ PC Just Made “AI PCs” Obsolete, leaving anyone who bought a 2024 laptop behind

While exciting, Microsoft’s new requirements for PCs that do AI leave out anyone who bought an “AI PC” in recent months wishing that they’d waited.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Gets Memory Tuned To 26 Gbps Speeds, Ends Up Faster Than 4080 SUPER GPU

The folks over at TecLab & Paulo Gomes have pushed the memory on the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 SUPER GPU to 26 Gbps which ends up delivering faster performance than the RTX 4080 SUPER. NVIDIA

Linux distros ban 'tainted' AI-generated code — NetBSD and Gentoo lead the charge on forbidding AI-written code

Two major Linux distributions ban the contribution of AI-generated code to their open-source projects.

Idle Windows XP and 2000 machines get infected with viruses within minutes of being exposed online — legacy OSes compromised by just connecting to the Internet

A YouTuber installs a Windows XP VM without using any basic security measures to see how many viruses the OS will get. Within minutes, the OS has several viruses infecting the VM.

Call of Duty will be heading to Game Pass day-one this year

While Sarah Bond appeared to confirm this already in an interview earlier in the month, a new report has come out stating that Microsoft has finalised plans to bring Call of Duty to Game Pass this year. A

2K Games may officially reveal BioShock 4 in June

Take-Two provided a number of updates yesterday as part of its quarterly earnings report. We now have a more solid timeframe for when Grant Theft Auto 6 will be out, and the folks over at 2K Games

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