Twitter security slammed after rogue employee deactivates Trump's account

Twitter’s internal security is in the spotlight after a rogue employee briefly deactivated President Donald Trump’s account on Thursday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/03/twitter-security-slammed-after-rogue-employee-deactivates-trumps-account.html

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Dumb and dumber: Apple fires iPhone X engineer after daughter's viral video

After his daughter’s YouTube video showing off the iPhone X went viral, Apple reportedly fired one of its iPhone engineers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/30/dumb-and-dumber-apple-fires-iphone-x-engineer-after-daughters-viral-video.html

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Not at home? Amazon wants to come in and drop off packages

Is Amazon taking convenience a bit too far? Some customers think so after the online retail mogul announced their newest product today: “Amazon Key.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/25/not-at-home-amazon-wants-to-come-in-and-drop-off-packages.html

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Twitter attempts to increase ad transparency after Russian-backed scandal

After accusing Russian-based operatives of purchasing $274,000 in advertising tied to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Twitter unveiled new transparency steps to let users know which ad campaigns are active.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/25/twitter-attempts-to-increase-ad-transparency-after-russian-backed-scandal.html

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Gartner Predicts PC Industry Will Grow, but Only One Part of It

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After declining for the past six years, the PC market might finally start to grow again in 2018 and 2019, but certain categories fare much better than others.

The post Gartner Predicts PC Industry Will Grow, but Only One Part of It appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257655-gartner-predicts-pc-industry-will-grow?source=Computing

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'Me Too' trending on social media following recent sexual harassment outrage

The hashtag #MeToo was trending on social media after actress Alyssa Milano asked victims of sexual harassment to come forward and let their voices be heard.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/16/me-too-trending-on-social-media-following-recent-sexual-harassment-outrage.html

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WeChat apologizes after turning 'black foreigner' into racial slur

Popular Chinese messaging app WeChat has apologized after a software glitch used the N-word in a translation for “black foreigner.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/13/wechat-apologizes-after-turning-black-foreigner-into-racial-slur.html

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A Farewell to AIM: AOL Instant Messenger Shutting Down in December

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After 20 years of operation, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), is finally shutting down. While it hasn’t been popular in years, the service once dominated instant messaging and shaped the clients and products that would follow.

The post A Farewell to AIM: AOL Instant Messenger Shutting Down in December appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/257119-farewell-aim-aol-instant-messenger-shutting-december?source=Computing

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AOL says farewell to AIM, its popular instant messenger service, after 20 years

AOL has announced that it is discontinuing its pioneering Instant Messenger chat platform after 20 years of service.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/06/aol-says-farewell-to-aim-its-popular-instant-messenger-service-after-20-years.html

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EU orders Amazon to pay 250 million Euros after getting illegal tax benefits

After ruling last year that Apple owed a whopping 13 billion to Ireland in back taxes, the European Union on Wednesday morning determined that Amazon received illegal tax benefits as well, this time in Luxembourg.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/04/eu-orders-amazon-to-pay-250-million-euros-after-getting-illegal-tax-benefits.html

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Intel Core i9-7980XE Review: Reclaiming the Desktop Performance Crown

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Intel’s Core i9-7980XE launches today, just six weeks after AMD’s own Threadripper 1950X. AMD has what it takes to go toe-to-toe with Intel here, but the 7980XE is the overall performance champion. Price, however, is another story…

The post Intel Core i9-7980XE Review: Reclaiming the Desktop Performance Crown appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256323-intel-core-i9-7980xe-review?source=Computing

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Amazon 'reviewing' website after suggesting bomb-making materials to customers

Amazon said it’s “reviewing” its website algorithm after it reportedly suggested bomb-making materials to customers after they made purchases.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/20/amazon-reviewing-website-after-suggesting-bomb-making-materials-to-customers.html

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Google allowed anti-Semitic, racist, ad targeting, report says

Google’s ad targeting is in the spotlight after a report that the tech giant allowed advertisers to run ads targeted to anti-Semitic and racist keywords.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/15/google-allowed-anti-semitic-racist-ad-targeting-report-says.html

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Oracle's Numbers


Oracle will announce its Q1 revenue and profit numbers after market close on Wednesday. There’s more than a little excitement about what might be revealed, specifically if the company can continue its rise, thanks to its cloud products. The anticipated answer is yes, for a number of reasons, but there’s also potential for a surprise. First the surprise. The company so far has been posting great numbers for its cloud products, including SaaS, PaaS and IaaS, but it has been careful to note that the improvement was coming from net new business.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84800.html?rss=1

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Pokemon Go mocked for ill-timed notification during Hurricane Irma

Pokemon Go has been mercilessly mocked after sending an awkward push notification encouraging a user to get outside and explore local parks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/11/pokemon-go-mocked-for-ill-timed-notification-during-hurricane-irma.html

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3 insider tips to enjoying podcasts

More than a century after the radio was invented, people are still using it for news, entertainment and passing the time on long trips. I know this firsthand: I host a national talk show that’s broadcast on more than 400 top radio stations across the U.S. and on Armed Forces Radio internationally.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/03/3-insider-tips-to-enjoying-podcasts.html

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