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Intel working on a new fix for the Spectre, Meltdown attacks

Intel logo is seen behind LED lights in this illustration Thomson Reuters Intel now says users should avoid installing and partners should stop distributing the patch it issued to protect against the Meltdown and Spectre attacks. The company had already acknowledged that the patch could lead to unexpected reboots, but …

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Facebook invents ‘Flicks’ time measurement

Brian Snyder/Reuters Facebook has revealed the “flick,” a unit of time equivalent to precisely one 705,600,000th of a second. It’s meant to be useful to special effects artists and anybody else working in film or virtual reality — “flicks” cleanly divide each frame in a movie, TV show, or video game in …

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