IBM CEO says 80 percent of data is not searchable
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IBM Think 2018: That is where AI can help

Ginni Rometty, the President and CEO of IBM, reminded us that the world we are living in has changed dramatically. Eighty percent of data created is not searchable and this is where AI can really help.

Futuremark shows DirectX Raytracing tech demo at GDC 2018
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Says DXR benchmark is coming

Following Microsoft's DirectX Raytracing (DXR) announcement, Futuremark has unveiled its new DXR tech demo at the Game Developers Conference held in San Francisco, showing a first glimpse of what can be achieved with Microsoft's latest DirectX 12 feature.

Nvidia releases Geforce 391.24 WHQL driver
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Support for Sea of Thieves and bunch of bug fixes

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 391.24 WHQL graphics card driver which brings optimizations for the Sea of Thieves game as well as fixes a bunch of bugs seen with the earlier driver releases.

100 TB SSD is with us
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Nimbus Data beats Samsung and Seagate

Nimbus Data has released its ExaDrive DC100 SSD which can manage 100TB – much more than Samsung's 30TB SSD and Seagate's 60TB SSD monsters. 

Intel octocore chip leaked
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Hail Hydra

A slide of an octocore Intel chip benchmark has leaked onto the worldwide wibble. 

Kaspersky sets up in Swiss centre
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We need to show we are neutral

Security outfit Kaspersky is setting up a datacenter in Switzerland to counter moves in the United States, Britain and Lithuania last year to stop using the company’s products because of Russian government influence in the country.

AMD will patch some CTS Labs flaws
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It is not another Spectre

Chipmaker AMD us planning to release patches to fix some of the flaws in its microprocessors pointed out by CTS Labs last week.

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scapegoating me
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Cambridge University academic said he was assured his work was legal

A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users said he had been made a scapegoat by the social network and a UK-based political consultancy that is accused of trying to sway public opinion for Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump.

LG releases open-sourced version of webOS
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Wants it adopted beyond LG tellies

LG just released an open-sourced version of webOS which it hopes will drive further adoption of webOS beyond LG televisions, smart refrigerators, and the never-released smartwatch.

First Atari console in 20 years has a name
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Atari VCS expected to be seen later this week

The new Ataribox which no one knows much about has been officially named the Atari VCS, which still no one knows much about.