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AMD’s Radeon RX6400: What’s the point?

Adam Patrick Murray Who needs an entry-level graphics card? Not a lot of people these days. With some incredible advancements in both standard GPUs and integrated GPUs, there’s not much room in the market for inexpensive, entry-level discrete cards. Which begs the question, why did AMD make one, and at the worst possible time? PCWorld…

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How fingers could point to a link between low testosterone and COVID hospitalizations

It is widely recognised that a longer ring finger is a marker of higher levels of testosterone prenatally, whereas a longer index finger is a marker of higher levels of oestrogen. Generally, men have longer ring fingers, whereas women have longer index fingers. New research involving Swansea University is examining the link between levels of…

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Zhou: F1’s debut is ‘the best answer to pay driver critics’

Zhou moved into F1 this year after three seasons racing in Formula 2, securing a drive alongside Valtteri Bottas as part of Alfa Romeo’s refreshed driver line-up.Alfa Romeo acknowledged that the backing Zhou brought from Chinese sponsors as the nation’s first F1 driver was one element of its decision to sign him…

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Talking Point: What are you playing this weekend? (March 12th)

Image: NintendoThe dust has settled a bit this week at Nintendo Life, but we’ve still had plenty of bits and bobs to talk about! The big releases this week include the delightful Chocobo GP, which we rather enjoyed, and the N64 classic F-Zero X via Nintendo Switch Online, which is also ruddy good. In other…

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A ‘turning point’ in global food pricing? Ukraine conflict threatens food security

The Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS), an inter-agency platform to enhance food market transparency and policy response for food security launched be the G20, issued a stark message this week. In no uncertain terms, the agricultural organisation said the ‘abrupt escalation’ of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine represents a significant threat to global food…

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Bad beat: Syracuse was 8.5-point underdog and didn’t cover … in overtime

Orange bettors felt really good through regulation…

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Check Point buys Spectral to safeguard cloud development

Jakub Jirsák – stock.adobe.com Check Point’s latest acquisition of Israel-based startup Spectral expands its developer-centric security toolset By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 01 Feb 2022 14:47 Cyber sector kingpin Check Point is to expand its CloudGuard cloud security platform after announcing it is to acquire Spectral, an Israel-based startup of “developer-first” security tools, for…

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Clippers’ 35 point comeback broke Wizards fans

Photo by G Fiume/Getty Images The Clippers keep pulling off miracle comebacks without Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. This should be a season to throw down the memory hole for the Los Angeles Clippers. During a time when the franchise is supposed to be competing for championships…

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New Gartner research shows that the tipping point is tech decentralization out of IT

In a tipping point for IT organizations and CIOs, more technology workers are being hired by business units than are being hired by IT departments, according to new research from Gartner. This shift will have major ramifications for IT budgets, the influence of CIOs, and the roles of IT leaders as organizations head into a…

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Talking Point: Could Mario Kart 9 Be The Smash Bros. Ultimate Of Racers

Image: Nintendo LifeOptimism is a wonderful state of mind, especially if it’s rewarded. Around all of the recent renewed talk about Mario Kart 9 being in ‘active development’ we’ve definitely succumbed to giddy positivity about its prospects, and with some very good reasons. Nintendo rarely has so much time to work on a major sequel…