AMD’s next-gen Navi 23 graphics chip may support ray tracing

Dan Baker/Digital Trends AMD’s next-generation graphics chip code-named “Navi 23” will reportedly feature hardware-based ray tracing. That’s an important ingredient missing in AMD’s current GPU lineup. Hardware-based ray tracing surfaced in Nvidia’s RTX 20 series this time last year. Sources claim that AMD refers to this chip as the “Nvidia Killer.” It will target the […]

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Apple reportedly discussed buying Intel’s smartphone-modem chip business

Enlarge Sean Gallup/Getty Images Apple and Intel have talked about a possible business deal between the two companies that would have Apple acquiring parts of Intel’s smartphone-modem chip business, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Reportedly, the talks began last summer but stopped recently around the time that Apple and Qualcomm settled […]