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Rumors, delays and early tests suggest Intel's Arc GPUs are on shaky ground

Rumors, delays and early tests suggest Intel’s Arc GPUs are on shaky ground

Enlarge / Arc is Intel’s attempt to revolutionize the GPU market. Almost a year ago, Intel made a big announcement about its foray into the dedicated graphics business. Intel Arc would be the brand name for a new batch of gaming GPUs, surpassing the company’s previous efforts and directly competing with Nvidia’s GeForce and AMD’s …

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Blizzard Reveals When Overwatch 2 Loot Boxes Will End

Blizzard Reveals When Overwatch 2 Loot Boxes Will End

Blizzard has announced when Overwatch loot boxes will be phased out in anticipation of the new Battle Pass system. The announcement was quietly mentioned in a blog post about the Overwatch Anniversary Remix Volume 3 event. The company confirmed that loot boxes will “no longer be available for sale” on August 30. However, the post …

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The Original Burnout Almost Went By Some Wild Names In Japan

The original Burnout almost went through some wild names in Japan

everyone knows about exhaustionthe beloved collision-focused arcade racing franchise that EA has inexplicably left gathering dust since 2009. The series reached critical mass with Burnout 3: Knockdown and, many feel, reached near perfection with the open world exhaustion paradise many years later. They are excellent games; the kind of adrenaline-pumping runner you’d recommend for gaming …

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La Trobe University launches new brand platform in first CHEP job

La Trobe University launches new brand platform in first CHEP job

CHEP has launched a new campaign and branding platform for La Trobe University in its first job for the institution since being appointed as its creative agency earlier this year. The new platform, ‘The Impact is Real’, demonstrates the effects La Trobe students, scholars and partners are having on people’s lives, showcasing the university’s strength …

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Apex Legends

Apex Legends Season 14 launch stopped due to Origin “Verifying game files” error

Apex Legends Season 14 was meant to release today, August 9, but PC players using the Origin client are having trouble downloading the update. That means they can’t jump into the new season and enjoy Vantage, the new Legend, or the major updates to Kings Canyon. Apex Legends Season 14 officially launched on August 9 …

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Google sues Sonos again, claiming it stole IP • The Register

Google sues Sonos again, claiming it stole IP • The Register

Google hit Sonos with two lawsuits on Monday, alleging patent infringement on seven different technologies associated with smart speakers, as part of its ongoing battle with the audio hardware business over intellectual property. The two companies previously collaborated on creating software for audio devices, but their relationship soured when Sonos complained of foul play two …

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