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Salon.com wants to fight ad-blockers by using your PC to mine cryptocurrency

The Washington Post - Tue 13 Feb 18

The move highlights the spread of cryptocurrency in the face of declining ad revenue.

Latest Intel GPU Drivers Now Automatically Optimize Games For You

Extremetech - Tue 20 Feb 18

Intel has released a new driver update, 15.65, that can automatically detect and configure certain games for best performance on Intel integrated graphics. The post Latest Intel GPU Drivers ...

Intel is making gaming easier for people without graphics cards

Engadget - Fri 16 Feb 18

Intel is making life a little easier for PC gamers on a budget. A new driver update for its 6th-gen Core processors and above will configure a game to your rig's specs automatically. ...

Intel's latest graphics drivers can automatically optimize your games

Techspot - Fri 16 Feb 18

While it sounds like heresy to hardcore gamers, there are still plenty of people who use a processor’s integrated graphics to play titles. For those without a dedicated GPU and modern ...

Intel’s new graphics drivers automatically optimize game settings

The Verge - Fri 16 Feb 18

Intel is introducing a new feature for its processors with integrated graphics, allowing games to be automatically optimized on systems. The feature is similar to Nvidia’s GeForce ...

Intel Graphics Driver Adds Game Optimization Control For Intel Integrated And AMD Vega GPUs

HotHardware - Wed 14 Feb 18

Intel has released a new graphics driver for the integrated GPUs included with its vast family of consumers "Core" processors. In addition to the usual performance tweaks and bug fixes, Intel ...

Salon asks visitors to turn off their adblockers or start mining cryptocurrency

Techspot - Wed 14 Feb 18

Back when it was discovered that the Pirate Bay was using a hidden in-browser cryptominer, the site said it was only being tested for a short period as a potential new method for generating ...

Huge cryptojacking campaign earns just $24 for hackers

Guardian.co.uk - Wed 14 Feb 18

Though 5,000-site attack suggests forcing visitors to mine cryptocurrency offers scant reward, it hasn’t stopped news platform SalonA malware attack that turned thousands of websites into ...

Salon asks readers to pick their poison: ads or crypto mining

Engadget - Tue 13 Feb 18

If you use an ad-blocker, you'll now be met with a pop-up when you visit Salon's website, the Financial Times reports. It will offer you two choices -- turn off your ad-blocker ...

Salon’s Monero mining project might be crazy like a fox

TechCrunch - Tue 13 Feb 18

 In the age of altcoins, at least one news site is taking a novel approach to making ends meet. Salon announced today that it would give readers a choice between turning off ad-blocking ...

Salon to ad blockers: Can we use your browser to mine cryptocurrency?

Arstechnica - Tue 13 Feb 18

Salon’s optional coin mining lets you avoid ads, but eats up your CPU power.

Squeeze extra performance out of your AMD GPU with these new Radeon drivers

Techspot - Tue 13 Feb 18

One of the easiest and cheapest ways to give your system a performance boost is to update your graphics card drivers. The latest release from AMD is a perfect example as you can secure better ...

Salon Asks Users to Mine Cryptocurrency in Exchange for Ad-Free Site

Extremetech - Tue 13 Feb 18

News website Salon has been nagging visitors about ad blockers for a while, but now it's giving some people an alternative. Simply opt into the new "Suppress Ads" feature and browse ad-free. ...

Apple Music expands student discount to 82 more countries

The Verge - Tue 13 Feb 18

Apple is expanding its Apple Music student discount pricing to 82 new regions by the end of the month, including Israel, Malaysia, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, and Taiwan, according ...

Salon asks ad-blocking users to opt into cryptocurrency mining instead

The Verge - Tue 13 Feb 18

Media outlet Salon is testing an alternative to advertising: mining cryptocurrency through readers’ computers. If you visit the site with an ad-blocker turned on, you might see ...

New AMD Ryzen Processors Feature Integrated Radeon Graphics

Ubergizmo - Tue 13 Feb 18

AMD has announced the launch of two new Ryzen processors for desktops that are a bit different from the other desktop chips we’ve seen from the company recently. They have built-in Radeon ...

AMD’s new Ryzen desktop processors pack built-in Radeon graphics

The Verge - Tue 13 Feb 18

AMD has two new Ryzen processors out for desktops with an interesting addition: built-in Radeon Vega graphics, combining AMD’s CPU and GPU architectures into a single chip. The ...

Intel's chips can now tweak your games' graphics for the best results

Techradar - Fri 16 Feb 18

If you have a Skylake or newer processor, Intel has a new graphics driver that can automatically optimize your games.

Salon: Turn off ad blockers or mine cryptocurrencies for us

Fastcompany Tech - Wed 14 Feb 18

The site is offering a unique choice to readers who surf it using an ad blocker: Turn off your ad blocker or keep it on, but allow us to use your computing power to mine monero, a virtual currency. ...

Salon website asks readers to mine cryptocurrency

Telegraph.co.uk Tech - Wed 14 Feb 18