ComputersNews

Lenovo launches two-processor servers with 64-core AMD Epyc chips

Lenovo is launching two-socket ThinkSystem servers today that feature Advanced Micro Devices Epyc processors with 64 cores each. The ThinkSystem SR645 and SR665 two-socket server platforms have 128 central processing unit (CPU) cores per system, with AMD Epyc Zen 2 processors that have 64 cores each. These chips represent the high end of AMD’s processor lineup and are designed to break Intel’s…
Read more
ComputersNews

macOS 10.15.5 improves MacBook charging with Battery Health Management

After facing questions over the long-term performance of its devices’ rechargeable batteries, Apple tweaked its iOS operating system to give users more control over the way iPhones performed as their batteries aged. Now the company is turning its attention to MacBook batteries with a related change to macOS Catalina 10.15.5, which is available now in beta form for developers and the general…
Read more
ComputersNews

Xerox ditches its $35 billion hostile bid for HP amid coronavirus outbreak

(Reuters) — U.S. printer maker Xerox walked away from its $35 billion hostile cash-and-stock bid for HP on Tuesday, after the coronavirus outbreak weighed on its campaign to take over the PC and printing equipment manufacturer. Xerox’s decision came after it said earlier this month it would postpone meetings with HP shareholders to focus on coping with the coronavirus pandemic. It represents a…
Read more