Computex 2020 postponed and scaled down

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Computex 2020 postponed and scaled down

Computex 2020 has been postponed until the end of September 2020 due to the new coronavirus, and will be a much smaller show. TAITRA, the event's organizer, has stated that Computex 2020 will now run from the 28-30th September -- only three days, as opposed to the originally planned five. The rescheduled show will take place in Hall 2 of the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center and have a tighter focus on 5G and communications, smart solutions, gaming, and startups.

Intel is raiding its factory stock to donate protective gear to healthcare workers

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Intel is raiding its factory stock to donate protective gear to healthcare workers

Intel is donating over one million personal protective items to support healthcare workers around the world. The CPU maker announced the initiative yesterday, with the company donating masks, gloves, and other protective gear to healthcare professionals. And what is Intel doing with all that equipment in the first place? Well, that's a benefit of being one of the biggest silicon manufacturers in the world with a host of factories and clean rooms around the globe.

Valve made Half-Life: Alyx less scary because fast zombies in VR aren't fun

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Valve made Half-Life: Alyx less scary because fast zombies in VR aren't fun

Half-Life is, first and foremost, a sci-fi shooter: aliens from another dimension are invading Earth and it falls to you, a man or woman with a gun, to do something about it. But there's always been an element of horror running through Valve's games. The original Half-Life got the ball rolling with headcrabs, barnacles, moaning zombies, and other such freakiness, and Half-Life 2 cranked it up with better graphics, the poisonous headcrab, fast zombies, and that little hike through Ravenholm.