Day: August 21, 2020

Nigeria’s Foreign Currency Crisis Boon for Bitcoin: Country Tops Wallet Downloads Ahead of the US

2020-08-21 By admin

Nigeria’s weakening naira currency, as well as the shortage of U.S. dollars, are forcing businesses to switch to bitcoin as the means of settling payments for international transactions. Nigerian businesses need the American currency to buy new supplies, as well as to order essential equipment from abroad. However, formal sources of foreign currency like banks […]

Intel Moving to Chiplets: ‘Client 2.0’ for 7nm

2020-08-21 By admin

One of the more esoteric elements of Intel’s Architecture Day 2020 came very near the end, where Intel spent a few minutes discussing what it believes is the future of some of its products. Brijesh Tripathi, VP and CTO of Intel’s Client Computing group, laid out a vision about the future of its client products […]

ASRock B550 Taichi Review: The $300 B550 Motherboard with Chutzpah

2020-08-21 By admin

Outside of its Aqua series of motherboards, which come with exquisitely crafted monoblocks, ASRock’s Taichi brand has been a critical part of the company’s offerings in the land of premium motherboards. The ASRock B550 Taichi sits at the top of its product stack and features an impressive quality feature set. Some of the most notable […]

Intel’s New 224G PAM4 Transceivers

2020-08-21 By admin

One battleground in the world of FPGAs is the transceiver – the ability to bring in (or push out) high speed signals onto an FPGA at low power. In a world where FPGAs offer the ultimate ability in re-programmable logic, having multiple transceivers to bring in the bandwidth is a key part of design. This […]

Intel’s Future 7nm FPGAs To Use Foveros 3D Stacking

2020-08-21 By admin

One of the main battlegrounds of future leading-edge semiconductor products will be in the packaging technology: being able to integrate multiple elements of silicon onto the same package with high bandwidth and low power interconnects will be, according to Intel, one way of extending the performance aspects of Moore’s Law into the next decade. Intel […]

John McAfee Ditches Ghost Crypto Project: He Says It Will Fail

2020-08-21 By admin

Two-time U.S. presidential candidate John McAfee has announced that he is leaving the ghost cryptocurrency project, claiming that it will fail “without a doubt” and his reputation has been damaged. His Ghost phone service, however, will be launched as planned, he emphasized, adding that there will be a new cryptocurrency for the Ghost ecosystem. John […]