Microsoft to roll out new patches for Spectre security flaw based on Google's Reptoline fix

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Microsoft goes with Google after its own Spectre mitigations caused big performance hits

Microsoft is to roll-out new fixes for the Spectre CPU security flaw by adopting Google's Reptoline fix. The decision comes more than a year after the security flaw was first publicised and afte...

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