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CES 2018 News

Nvidia announces Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD)

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AMD 2nd generation Ryzen comes in April 2018

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Understanding Meltdown & Spectre: What To Know About New Exploits That Affect Virtually All CPUs

https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/SpeculationControl/1.0.2

https://www.anandtech.com/show/12214/understanding-meltdown-and-spectre

Meltdown and Spectre: A closer look at the recent CPU security flaws and how to protect yourself

https://www.onmsft.com/news/meltdown-and-spectre-a-closer-look-at-the-recent-cpu-security-flaws-and-how-to-protect-yourself

Microsoft responds to AMD and Intel processor exploits, now rolling out emergency fix:

https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-responds-to-amd-and-intel-processor-exploits-now-rolling-out-emergency-fix

Microsoft to release emergency Windows Update to address Intel, AMD processors security concerns

https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-to-release-emergency-windows-update-to-address-intel-amd-processors-security-concerns

KB4056892 bugs: Install fails, browser crashes, PC freezes, and more

http://windowsreport.com/kb4056892-issues/

Microsoft releases PowerShell script to check if your PC is vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre:

https://betanews.com/2018/01/05/microsoft-powershell-meltdown-spectre-script/

Verifying Spectre / Meltdown protections remotely:

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/ralphkyttle/2018/01/05/verifying-spectre-meltdown-protections-remotely/

Lawsuits stack up against Intel over Meltdown and Spectre bugs:

https://betanews.com/2018/01/05/intel-meltdown-spectre-lawsuits/

Google answers your questions about Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities:

https://www.blog.google/topics/google-cloud/answering-your-questions-about-meltdown-and-spectre/

https://www.onmsft.com/news/intel-plans-to-patch-90-of-processors-from-past-5-years-by-the-end-of-next-week

https://newsroom.intel.com/news-releases/intel-issues-updates-protect-systems-security-exploits/

Understanding the performance impact of Spectre and Meltdown mitigations on Windows Systems:

https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/microsoftsecure/2018/01/09/understanding-the-performance-impact-of-spectre-and-meltdown-mitigations-on-windows-systems/

AMD Pinnacle Ridge could launch in March

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Apple releases iOS 11.2 with date crash bug fix, Apple Pay Cash and more

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Apple Watch gains Pay Cash support with watchOS 4.2 update

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