Microsoft tells how it rolled out its April 2018 Update to 250 million users in record time

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Microsoft tells how it rolled out its April 2018 Update to 250 million users in record time

The goal Microsoft set out for itself with Windows 10 is to deliver two major updates every year, with monthly security patches in between.  There have been five big upgrades since Windows 10 launched, the most recent of which is the April 2018 Update, which many people thought would be called the Spring Creator's Update. What sets it apart, however, is not the name but how quickly Microsoft was able to push it out to hundreds of millions of PCs.

Cyberpunk 2077 will have diverse relationship options

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Cyberpunk 2077 will have diverse relationship options

Geralt, the Witcher, is a notorious sex machine, and there will be opportunities for Cyberpunk 2077's lead character V to romp around, too. But where Geralt came to videogames as a pre-existing character with established traits and preferences, V will be entirely customizable. Because of that, the romance options in the new game will offer "more diversity" than what was available in The Witcher series, CD Projekt told Game Informer.

Cryptocurrency mining profits have plummeted since last year

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Cryptocurrency mining profits have plummeted since last year

We don't really know precisely what impact cryptocurrency mining had on the shortage of graphics cards over the past year, versus memory makers shifting a large chunk of production from DRAM ICs to NAND flash memory chips. What we do know is that cryptocurrency contributed to the bottom line for both AMD and Nvidia. Can we expect another shortage at some point? That remains to be seen, but at least at this very moment, profits from mining are way down from a year ago, or even a few months ago.

Here's 18 minutes of murderous Metro Exodus gameplay footage

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Here's 18 minutes of murderous Metro Exodus gameplay footage

Let me level with you. It's E3 week, which means it's been a busy one. Which means I can blame missing the following nearly 18 minutes of Metro Exodus footage that surfaced the other day on being tired and overwhelmed. It also means this intro paragraph doubles up as an apology and an excuse to cut to the chase.