7nm Semiconductor Tech to Arrive in 3 Stages: GlobalFoundries

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GlobalFoundries has released additional details about its upcoming 7nm process, including when it expects to introduce EUV and other critical upgrades. The next few years are going to be very interesting in the foundry world.

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Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft join up to battle terrorist content

Amid concern about the recent spate of terror attacks, some of the world’s largest technology companies are teaming up in an effort to put a stop to terrorist content on their platforms.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/27/facebook-youtube-twitter-and-microsoft-join-up-to-battle-terrorist-content.html

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Chrome Beats Edge in New Battery Life Tests

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Microsoft has made a number of impressive claims about Microsoft Edge’s battery life — but those claims aren’t holding up under independent analysis.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/251600-independent-analysis-throws-doubt-microsofts-edge-battery-life-claims?source=Computing

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Stephen Hawking wants humanity to leave Earth as soon as possible

Renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has been extremely vocal in recent months about his feelings that humanity needs to get off of Earth as soon as possible.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/22/stephen-hawking-wants-humanity-to-leave-earth-as-soon-as-possible.html

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Apple's next iPhone is getting a design surprise no one has talked about yet

If there’s anything consistent about Apple’s iPhone rumors, it’s that the iPhone 8 will come with a glass chassis.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/09/apples-next-iphone-is-getting-design-surprise-no-one-has-talked-about-yet.html

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Zapping your brain with electricity can aid creativity — but there's a catch

Need to make someone more creative? How about zapping their brain with an electric current? That’s the conclusion of an experiment carried out by researchers in the U.K. But it’s not quite as good as it sounds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/09/zapping-your-brain-with-electricity-can-aid-creativity-but-theres-catch.html

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Seeding the Next Generation of Consultancies


There’s been a lot written recently about how artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation are going to displace millions of workers. However, these powerful new technologies already have spawned a surge in demand for a new wave of highly skilled consultants to help organizations capitalize on the added business opportunities resulting from the latest innovations. Although the potential business benefits that can be derived from AI, ML and automation are obvious, attaining these benefits requires highly specialized skills.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84586.html?rss=1

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Garmin wants to help you up your golf game with this GPS golf watch

This could be the summer of your golf game if Garmin has anything to say about things. The wearable maker has just unveiled its newest GPS golf watch, the Approach S60, and it’ll set you back $400.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/garmin-wants-to-help-up-your-golf-game-with-this-gps-golf-watch.html

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Garmin wants to help you up your golf game with this GPS golf watch

This could be the summer of your golf game if Garmin has anything to say about things. The wearable maker has just unveiled its newest GPS golf watch, the Approach S60, and it’ll set you back $400.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/garmin-wants-to-help-up-your-golf-game-with-this-gps-golf-watch.html

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Cold War nuclear weapons warped Earth's magnetosphere – revealing what the true fallout could be if World War 3 broke out

NASA have released chilling details about how Cold War nuke tests affected our planet.Several nuclear tests were carried out by the US and the Soviet Union in the 1950s and 60s.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/22/cold-war-nuclear-weapons-warped-earths-magnetosphere-revealing-what-true-fallout-could-be-if-world-war-3-broke-out.html

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Tech Q&A: Checking in on hackers, meshing your networks

We often talk about cybersecurity and how many threats are looming out there on the web, but isn’t it possible that we’ve already been compromised? How could we know? Hackers might wait for weeks or even years to use that information against us. It’s unlikely they’re going to get in touch and tell us how much personal data they’ve stolen. Luckily, there’s a website that gives you a pretty good idea of which accounts may have been hacked. You may be surprised.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/21/tech-q-checking-in-on-hackers-meshing-your-networks.html

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Free alternatives to Microsoft Word, Photoshop and more

For years, people have grumbled about the price of software. Adobe products have always been expensive, and many customers were agitated when the company shifted to “Creative Cloud,” which meant a monthly or annual subscription. Meanwhile, Microsoft Office is a staple for computers everywhere, but the price tag often irritates people who just want a decent word processor.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/20/free-alternatives-to-microsoft-word-photoshop-and-more.html

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Twitter updates privacy policy, ends 'do not track' support

You may see a notice informing you about the recent privacy policy changes the next time you visit the microblogging service, if you haven’t seen it already.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/18/twitter-updates-privacy-policy-ends-do-not-track-support.html

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Intertwining Artificial Intelligence With Blockchain


Most everyone knows about or at least has heard of bitcoin. However, not everyone understands the technology of bitcoin, which extends well beyond Internet-based currency. For the rock people, bitcoin is an Internet-based currency that allows for transparency with respect to each transfer of the currency. Each transaction is locked in a block, and blocks are connected to form a “blockchain.” Blockchain is an open source technology that facilitates creating each block, locking each block, and connecting the resulting string of blocks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84540.html?rss=1

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Long-necked 'viper' dino is the earliest Titanosaur on record

About 160 million years ago, a gigantic, long-necked dinosaur — the earliest known titanosaur on record — swooped its lengthy neck to and fro as it foraged for a leafy meal in Jurassic-era France, a new study finds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/09/long-necked-viper-dino-is-earliest-titanosaur-on-record.html

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Apple's new Siri speaker reportedly just got the green light

Hot on the heels of multiple reports that revealed more details about Apple’s Siri speaker, a new story out of Asia claims that Apple already inked a contract with a local supplier to make the iOS-based Amazon Echo competitor.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/04/apples-new-siri-speaker-reportedly-just-got-green-light.html

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Windows 10 S on the Surface Laptop Will Be Locked to Edge and Bing

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The more we hear about how Windows 10 S works, the less sense this device makes.

The post Windows 10 S on the Surface Laptop Will Be Locked to Edge and Bing appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248770-windows-10-s-surface-laptop-will-locked-edge-bing?source=Computing

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