AMD will launch its K6-2 3D processor this week. The keenly awaited chip will be a thorn in the side of Intel, which will not have a rival chip this year. Allegedly, Intel has declined the offer to license the K6-2 3D instruction set from its rival. Earlier this month, Microsoft released a beta version of Direct X6 which has code included to optimise the K6-2 3D chip.
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Spitzer Space Telescope could not spot Oumuamua, suggesting that it is actually pretty small
Greenland crater one of the 25 largest impact craters on Earth
This long-sought progenitor star was identified in an image captured by Hubble in 2007