Intel Disclosed Spectre, Meltdown to Chinese Companies Before US Government

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Intel’s Spectre and Meltdown notification process and the rollout of fixes have been pretty rocky. The company is now under fire for notifying its Chinese customers of the flaws before the US government.

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Beware sophisticated ATM 'jackpotting' attack, warns Secret Service

Criminals are using technology to target ATMs in a sophisticated ‘jackpotting’ attack, warns the Secret Service.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/29/beware-sophisticated-atm-jackpotting-attack-warns-secret-service.html

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8 top tech products for serious winter camping

What does it take to survive on an island in winter? For anyone who has actually tried such a hair-brained scheme, you know it’s all about the gear. The wind is ferocious at times off a frozen lake, there is no one around to help, and you never know how the weather will change.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/29/8-top-tech-products-for-serious-winter-camping.html

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Fitness tracking data on Strava app reveal US military bases details, sparking security concerns

Data from fitness trackers that clearly show the movement of personnel at U.S. military bases is sparking major concern, with experts citing potential dangers to base security.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/29/fitness-tracking-data-on-strava-app-reveal-us-military-bases-details-sparking-security-concerns.html

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How Amazon's ad business could threaten Google and Facebook

It’s easy to see how Amazon.com Inc. threatens the world’s retailers. But analysts, brands and advertising agencies are waking up to the fact that a growing piece of Amazon’s business impinges on turf now controlled by two other tech titans, Google and Facebook.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/29/how-amazons-ad-business-could-threaten-google-and-facebook.html

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Facebook, Google, Twitter open up to Congress about Russian misinformation

Congress on Thursday published responses by Facebook, Twitter and Google to questions about how Russia used their platforms to spread misinformation amidst the 2016 presidential election.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/28/facebook-google-twitter-open-up-to-congress-about-russian-misinformation.html

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16 Windows 10 tricks you'll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost every school and library, in businesses big and small, and in living rooms, bedrooms, and dorms from coast to coast.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/28/16-windows-10-tricks-youll-wish-knew-sooner.html

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Tech Q&A: Investing in Bitcoin, Alexa saves lives, cord-sorting hacks, and more

I want to make money with Bitcoins, but I don’t know where to start. Help me so I can take advantage of this once in a lifetime ride!

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/27/tech-q-investing-in-bitcoin-alexa-saves-lives-cord-sorting-hacks-and-more.html

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15th-century manuscript with 'alien' characters finally decoded

Scientists have harnessed the power of artificial intelligence to unlock the secrets of an ancient manuscript that has baffled experts.

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Google's Ad Mute Option Could Be a Valuable Messaging Tool


Google on Thursday announced a new feature that will let users mute so-called
“reminder ads” in third-party apps and websites that are powered by
its ad engine. It plans to expand this feature to its own services, including Gmail, YouTube and Google Search, in the coming months. The new tool is the latest addition to Google’s dashboard for ad controls, first launched as Ads Preferences Manager back in 2009. The addition of Ad Settings and Mute This Ad will allow users essentially to block certain ads on Google, on websites and in apps.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85090.html?rss=1

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SHOT 2018: 4 new guns for powerful home defense

Home defense is on the minds of a lot of Americans these days. Shotguns and handguns are two of the most popular solutions to protect loved ones at home from an attack.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/26/shot-2018-4-new-guns-for-powerful-home-defense.html

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Is Google's viral art app racist?

The latest update to Google’s Arts & Culture app created a viral sensation by allowing users to compare their selfies to museum portraits, but has also sparked concerns about racial bias.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/26/is-googles-viral-art-app-racist.html

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Self-Service AI Aims to Grease the Wheels for B2B Sales Teams


SalesDirector.ai has released a self-service version of its artificial intelligence sales execution and sales forecasting platform for B2B sales teams. The system provides enterprise-grade AI to sales teams in less than five minutes, according to the company. Like the regular SalesDirector.ai platform, the self-service version is offered as a service. “There’s no need to configure, program or set up how you sell, and train the AI — no need for admins to connect to systems,” said SalesDirector.ai CEO Babar Batla.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85093.html?rss=1

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Apple iOS 11 update will allow storage of health records on your phone

Apple iOS 11.3 update gets poked and prodded, Samsung’s Galaxy S9 smartphones get a launch date, BYU imaging researchers are our only hope.

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Intel Has 10nm Fixes for Meltdown, Spectre; May Have Lost Share to AMD in 2017

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Intel’s Q4 earnings call was yesterday, and the company shared updates on its battle against Meltdown and Spectre, its plans for 10nm, and its overall performance in a much more competitive environment throughout the year.

The post Intel Has 10nm Fixes for Meltdown, Spectre; May Have Lost Share to AMD in 2017 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/262884-intel-fixes-meltdown-spectre-10nm-cpus-may-lost-market-share-amd-2017?source=Computing

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