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Tue Apr 14

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eachus replied to the Intel Corporation board. 7:36 PM

Re: INTC in talks to buy ALTR

Probably one of the effects of regulatory reform. I can see Intel being interested in licensing Altera's FPGA products, or even just cross-licensing Altera's programming software.

However, since the talks could result in all sorts of [more]

Wed Mar 4

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eachus replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 10:55 PM

Re: Will DirectX 12 kill Mantle?

curious -- Are you referring to PL/SQL? (which is definitely still there, but "more powerful?" more like "capable of different things." Oracle SQL statements can move mountains, especially these days.)

Originally, [more]

Tue Mar 3

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eachus replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 9:15 PM

Re: Will DirectX 12 kill Mantle?

Oh, I probably should talk about how this will affect AMD's financials going forward.

Anyone who was expecting Mantle to allow AMD to take over the GPU market was dreaming. (Of course, along came bitcoin, and AMD was production limited on [more]

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eachus replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 7:38 PM

Re: Will DirectX 12 kill Mantle?

Repeating the Vulkan article URL: http://anandtech.com/show/9038/next-generation-opengl-become...

First, let me answer the subject [more]

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eachus replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 12:05 AM

Re: Will DirectX 12 kill Mantle?

Sounds like AMD will no longer develop Mantle in its current form. Maybe glNext is very close to Mantle and AMD will support it instead?

Hmm. I don't think that's it. First, AMD is making the Mantle API (1.0) available. The way I read [more]

Mon Feb 23

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eachus replied to the NVidia Corporation board. 10:05 PM

Re: NVIDIA option

I bought 3 puts for delivery 20 Mar 2015 on Nvidia at a strike price of 19.00 for 1.08. Will you be giving any trading advice on this?

You left out the most important parts. Why did you buy these, and what other related holdings do [more]

Sun Feb 1

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eachus replied to the Foolish Bridge Players board. 2:03 PM

Re: Poll: What's Your Call?

I said: One advantage to opening one Spade as the cards lie is that it may tempt West to bid 2 Clubs. Speaking as an expert though, this is a bad bid. West expects to be on lead, so his call is not lead directing, and his red honors are going to [more]

Sat Jan 31

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eachus replied to the Foolish Bridge Players board. 9:23 AM

Re: Poll: What's Your Call?

Many years ago, Al Roth and Tobias Stone published their bidding philosophy in Bridge is a Partnership Game. In spite of the clue in the title, and many clues in the text, most people thought the book was about their bidding system. What is [more]

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