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Alienware co-founder leaves Dell to become AMD’s chief gaming architect
July 15, 2019
<em>Frank Azor (right) at CES 2019.</em>

Frank Azor, the co-founder and public face of Alienware as well as the longtime overseer of Dell’s gaming and XPS divisions, revealed three weeks ago that he was departing Dell on July 3rd. Having been with Alienware from its inception 21 years ago, Azor announced he was taking on a new challenge with a message of thanks on the Alienware community board.

Wccftech caught wind of Azor’s likely destination, which AMD CEO Lisa Su has now effectively confirmed: he is becoming AMD’s new chief gaming architect, reporting to Sandeep Chennakeshu, who’s the recently appointed vice president in charge of the computing and graphics business group at AMD. When originally reached for comment by The Verge, Azor declined to elaborate on his departure...

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Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence
July 15, 2019

For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app that redefines the meaning of sex education — aims to help women connect with their bodies, and provide a safe space for survivors.  Sex is complex, but there’s a new wave of apps and websites that aim to help women connect better with their bodies and sexuality. One such app is Ferly, an audio app, that is redefining the…

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