Digital Trends

HP’s Alienware gaming laptop rival is $200 off today

One of the best HP laptop deals around at the moment is courtesy of HP itself with a great discount on the HP Victus gaming laptop. Normally priced at $1,250, it’s enjoying a $200 price cut right now, bringing it down to $1,050. Considered to be the company’s rival to Alienware, it’s super stylish while packing some truly impressive hardware. If you’re looking to game in style while also being able to play on the move, you need this HP Victus gaming laptop in your life. Let’s take a deeper look at why it’s so great.
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Get a fantastic student laptop for only $200 with this crazy Best Buy deal

When it comes to tracking down one of the best student laptop deals, HP’s lineup of laptops is a great place to start. Currently the HP 14-inch laptop is one of the best HP laptop deals available, as its price has been slashed an impressive $230 at Best Buy. This makes its sale price just $200, marked down all the way from $430. A discount on 15 months of Microsoft 365 is available with your purchase, as is six free months of security software. This is a time-sensitive deal, and the clock is counting down, so act quickly to claim your HP 14-inch laptop.
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What has Broadcom become?

Editor's take: Broadcom was once a leading semiconductor company, and then it started buying enterprise software companies. The finance people recognize Broadcom for it is, and while the technology people recognize it as well, they just do not want to accept it. And we cannot blame them for that sentiment.
Ars Technica

It’s official: US chipmakers will receive billions in grants and tax breaks

Chipmakers eager to receive huge subsidies stood with President Joe Biden as he signed a bill injecting $52.7 billion into their industry today. Executives from companies like Micron, Intel, HP, and Lockheed Martin witnessed the flick of Biden's pen, alongside auto industry leaders and other stakeholders. They are hopeful that these new subsidies will end "a persistent shortage" in memory chips that Reuters reports has affected "everything from cars, weapons, washing machines, and video games."