The Steam Summer Sale Starts Thursday, June 22

The Steam Summer Sale Starts Thursday, June 22

The time has come for gamers the world over to joke about burying their wallets in the backyard, but they’ll never do it. The Steam Summer Sale is starting Thursday, and that means big sales on games. An embarrassingly small number of those games will ever be played. But the prices are really good! Be honest, you’re going to buy things. This is a twice annual tradition on the Steam Store; once in the winter…

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AMD’s Epyc Servers Launch June 20, Consumer Vega GPUs Follow in July

AMD’s Epyc Servers Launch June 20, Consumer Vega GPUs Follow in July

AMD made a number of concrete announcements at Computex, building on what we heard from the company last week and the week before at its Financial Analyst Day. AMD has confirmed that its Epyc server family, which we’ve covered several times in the last few weeks, will launch on June 20th. AMD doesn’t expect a quick server ramp — CEO Lisa Su has told investors that the company will bring up production over the next…

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General election: MPs ready to approve snap poll on 8 June

General election: MPs ready to approve snap poll on 8 June

Theresa May’s plan for a snap general election on 8 June is set to be authorised by MPs later. The early poll is expected to secure the two-thirds Commons majority it requires to go ahead, with Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn welcoming the PM’s surprise announcement on Tuesday. Mrs May said that she wanted to secure the backing of the British people for her Brexit negotiations. She told the Sun newspaper “political game playing” risked hampering talks….

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Microsoft will unveil Scorpio on June 11: Here’s what we’d like to see

Microsoft will unveil Scorpio on June 11: Here’s what we’d like to see

Microsoft has announced it will take the lid off Scorpio at its E3 conference on June 11, four years after the Xbox One got taken apart by Sony during E3 2013. Scorpio, in many ways, is Microsoft’s first real chance to clean up the Xbox One baggage the company has been dragging around for nearly four years. Microsoft’s early plans for the Xbox One were vastly different from what Sony offered with the PlayStation 4….

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