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

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 Nvidiaís GeForce Experience, an application thatís designed to tweak game settings so they work best on a laptop or PC. Intelís new graphics control software is particularly useful on laptops that arenít really designed to run games, and it works on all Skylake or newer processors. PC World reports that this new driver update includes support for Intelís new Kaby Lake G chips that have AMDís Radeon Vega graphics built in. Dell and HP are both launching laptops with these new processors, and they should be a lot better for gaming. Battlefield 1, Battlefield 4, American Truck... Continue reading…

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

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

Tue 13 Feb 18 from The Washington Post

Latest Intel GPU Drivers Now Automatically Optimize Games For You

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 ...

Tue 20 Feb 18 from Extremetech

Intel is making gaming easier for people without graphics cards

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. ...

Fri 16 Feb 18 from Engadget

Intel's latest graphics drivers can automatically optimize your games

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 ...

Fri 16 Feb 18 from Techspot

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

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 ...

Wed 14 Feb 18 from HotHardware

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

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 ...

Wed 14 Feb 18 from Techspot

Huge cryptojacking campaign earns just $24 for hackers

Wed 14 Feb 18 from Guardian.co.uk

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

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 ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Engadget

Salonís Monero mining project might be crazy like a fox

 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 ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from TechCrunch

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