Kaspersky makes explosive claim NSA computer was infested with malware

Kaspersky Lab is again challenging allegations that it stole classified files from an NSA employee’s computer, pointing to new analysis that says the computer in question may have been infested with malware.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/17/kaspersky-makes-explosive-claim-nsa-computer-was-infested-with-malware.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.

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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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Dell and Apple are the big winners in second-quarter notebook sales

Apple recorded a marked increase in its notebook sales between Q1 and Q2, and is poised to do the same again in Q3 thanks to strong response to its various MacBook refreshes and upgrades.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/15/dell-and-apple-are-big-winners-in-second-quarter-notebook-sales.html

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AMD, Nvidia GPUs for Cryptocurrency Mining Unveiled

GPU mining might be all the rage again, but there’s an important difference this time around — now, the GPU manufacturers are looking to cash in on the craze.

The post AMD, Nvidia GPUs for Cryptocurrency Mining Unveiled appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251725-gpu-manufacturers-building-new-cryptocurrency-specific-mining-cards?source=Computing

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Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing — Again

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Cryptocurrency mining is driving GPU prices upwards again, only this time it’s hitting both AMD and Nvidia.

The post Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing — Again appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251379-cryptocurrency-craze-sends-gpu-prices-skyrocketing?source=Computing

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Original Xbox games might come to PCs eventually, Xbox chief says

Imagine having Halo or Splinter Cell available to play again on your PC or Xbox One. Xbox chief Phil Spencer wants to make it happen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/original-xbox-games-might-come-to-pcs-eventually-xbox-chief-says.html

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SC Ruling Signals New Era for Software Patent Enforcement


The U.S. Supreme Court once again has changed the landscape for software infringement litigation. In a decision released last week, the court severely undercut the ability of plaintiffs to seek out courts that have a track record of being “friendly” to the plaintiff’s position — a practice called “forum shopping.” The Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling compels plaintiffs seeking software infringement remedies to submit their cases only in district courts located where the defendant either resides or conducts a significant amount of business.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84566.html?rss=1

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Internet's Biggest Companies Ask FCC to Please Leave Net Neutrality Alone

Here we are again: Years after the last big net neutrality fight, key players are once more setting down their stakes, drawing their lines in the sand, and every other metaphor for preparing to w…

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/12/internet-biggest-companies-ask-fcc-to-please-leave-net-neutrality-alone.html

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The PC market just fell for the fifth straight year as unit shipments continue to decline

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The PC market declined again in 2016, for the fifth straight year in a row. Sales in 2016 were less than 75% of what we saw in 2011, and depending on which analysts you listen to, 2017 won’t be much better.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242572-pc-market-just-fell-fifth-straight-year-unit-shipments-continue-decline?source=Computing

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Facebook removes photo of historic statue for violating nudity guidelines

Facebook is courting controversy once again following its removal of a photo of an iconic Italian statue of Neptune. The company claims it violates its nudity policy, but the user who uploaded it is not taking the matter lying down.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/03/facebook-removes-photo-historic-statue-for-violating-nudity-guidelines.html

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