Russia tried to use Pokemon Go to stoke racial tensions in the US

Russia’s meddling in U.S. politics and society ahead of the 2016 presidential election keeps getting weirder.

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Apple iPhone 8 event: Tech giant makes final preparations for new devices

Apple’s online store is down ahead of the anticipated launch of the tech giant’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone X devices Tuesday.

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Samsung Announces New 11nm Process, Targets EUV Ramp in 2018

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Samsung is introducing a new process node and still pushing ahead with EUV rollouts. Will the long-delayed manufacturing technology finally enter production in the next few years?

The post Samsung Announces New 11nm Process, Targets EUV Ramp in 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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AMD: Ryzen Development Was a ‘Worst-Case Scenario’

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AMD is looking ahead to Ryzen 2, even as the Ryzen rollout continues.

The post AMD: Ryzen Development Was a ‘Worst-Case Scenario’ appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Microsoft’s new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs

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Microsoft’s Project Scorpio isn’t just a huge leap ahead for the Xbox One. Microsoft is showing game demos that could put its newest console on par with some high-end PCs, for a fraction of the price.

The post Microsoft’s new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Time to Get Serious About IoT Cybersecurity


Both companies and individuals will have incredible opportunities ahead with the Internet of Things. IoT is starting to combine with artificial intelligence, cloud-based services, and many other new segments, creating a very fertile growing field. However, it also poses a growing threat for security. We need a secure IoT framework — something that does not yet exist. That’s where the new IoT Cybersecurity Alliance comes into play. Security must play a very active role in the future of IoT.

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Microsoft Trumpets Stellar Surface Sales


Microsoft on Monday announced robust sales of its Surface line ahead of the holiday season.
November was the best month ever for consumer Surface sales, according to Brian Hall, CVP of Microsoft devices marketing. The sudden surge follows this fall’s unveiling of the Surface Studio and the Surface Dial, which provide new creative tools to users, and the Surface Book with Performance Base, which delivers twice the graphics power as its predecessor, along with 30 percent greater battery life.

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Dating site that rejects 'ugly' people gets hacked

Go ahead, enjoy the schadenfreude: A dating website that excludes unattractive people has been hacked, and the private information of more than a million of its attractive users is now for sale on the dark web.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/27/dating-site-that-rejects-ugly-people-gets-hacked.html

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YouTube for iOS gets Slide Over, Split View in time for Apple's new iPad Pro

Article Image Just ahead of the launch of Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad Pro, Google on Tuesday released an updated YouTube app, implementing some long-awaited iOS 9 multitasking features for iPad owners.

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Wearables market surged in 2015 fueled by Apple Watch & Fitbit, IDC data shows

Article Image Wearable sales leaped ahead in both the December quarter and during 2015 as a whole, thanks in no small part to Apple Watch sales, research firm IDC said in a report published on Tuesday.

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Facebook Instant Articles is finally going wide

Following a less than auspicious start, Facebook is pushing ahead with its ambitious plan to disrupt digital media, opening up its Instant Articles program to all publishers.

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Apple returns to over $100 per share ahead of Q1 2016 earnings report

Article Image Shares of AAPL closed above $100 on Friday, as investors bought in ahead of earnings and once again returned the iPhone maker’s stock to three-digit territory.

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Piper Jaffray lowers March iPhone estimates to 55M, sees return to growth in fall 2016

Article Image Ahead of Apple’s upcoming quarterly earnings report, investment firm Piper Jaffray lowered iPhone shipment estimates to 55 million units for the current quarter, but maintains AAPL is the year’s top stock pick.

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Apple to open 30th Chinese retail outlet next week in Xiamen

Article Image Forging ahead with an aggressive retail expansion into China, Apple on Thursday announced it will open the doors to a new Xiamen Apple Store on Jan. 14, the company’s 30th in the region.

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CES: Samsung bolsters audio lineup with Dolby Atmos-compatible Soundbar

Samsung has bolstered its lineup of audio products ahead of this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which include a new Soundbar featuring Dolby Atmos technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/04/ces-samsung-bolsters-audio-lineup-with-dolby-atmos-compatible-soundbar.html

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Apple embracing its role as maker of 'blockbusters,' not niche products, UBS says

Article Image In the age of the blockbuster, Apple’s iOS platform is leading the way far ahead of its competitors, investment firm UBS said in a note to investors on Tuesday.

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B&H & Best Buy offering first discounts ($25-$50) on all Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport models

Article Image Ahead of the holiday shopping season, the Apple Watch has seen its first-ever discount from authorized resellers, as both B&H Photo Video and Best Buy are offering instant savings on the hot wearable.

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