Microsoft unveils tiny new Xbox wireless adapter for Windows 10

Microsoft also introduced three fresh color options this week for its Xbox Wireless Controller: Green/Grey, ‘Patrol Tech Special Edition,’ and ‘Volcano Shadow Special Edition.’

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/02/microsoft-unveils-tiny-new-xbox-wireless-adapter-for-windows-10.html

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How to fix it when sites show you the wrong ads and recommendations

“You might also like…”This mantra is spread all over the internet, because services are always recommending things to you: songs, books, articles, movies, boots … even bed frames. Ads and suggestions seem to follow you everywhere. On social media, algorithms control even the news and updates you see on your screen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/02/how-to-fix-it-when-sites-show-wrong-ads-and-recommendations.html

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AMD Unveils Ryzen Pro CPUs, Details on Ryzen 3 Chips

AMD is refreshing its Pro lineup of desktop CPUs for business-class systems. It’s also shared some data on what we can expect from the Ryzen 3 family when those chips debut later this year.

The post AMD Unveils Ryzen Pro CPUs, Details on Ryzen 3 Chips appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251784-amd-launches-new-ryzen-pro-cpus-including-ryzen-3-chips?source=Computing

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E-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers, Could Encourage Them to Start Smoking

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E-cigarettes aren’t just an alternative to smoking — they’re also a way to run malware on a PC or potentially destroy it altogether.

The post E-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers, Could Encourage Them to Start Smoking appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250997-e-cigarettes-can-used-hack-computers-encourage-start-smoking?source=Computing

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Pegasystems Nestles in AWS, Azure Clouds


Pegasystems has deepened its 7-year-old relationship with Amazon AWS, and also has teamed up with Microsoft Azure, company officials said Tuesday. The deals are part of a series of planned partnerships aimed at giving Pega’s clients choice in their cloud environment and avoiding lock-in. Pega last month inked an agreement to deliver Pega software on Pivotal Cloud Foundry. “These partnerships enable us to optimize all of our solutions within different cloud provider environments,” said Ying Chen, head of product strategy at Pegasystems.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84596.html?rss=1

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Here’s what it’s like to use a Windows 98 PC in 2017

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Spoiler: It works, but it’s also broken in some interesting ways.

The post Here’s what it’s like to use a Windows 98 PC in 2017 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245136-youtuber-tries-use-windows-98-primary-machine-2017?source=Computing

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Facebook employees to get 20 days off for family bereavement

Facebook says it is extending its bereavement policies and will also allow employees paid time off when a family member is sick.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/07/facebook-employees-to-get-20-days-off-for-family-bereavement.html

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Donald Trump had to trade-in his Android tweeting machine for a more secure device

Like President Barack Obama before him, Donald Trump will also have to give up his personal smartphone and replace it with one that the intelligence agencies deem to be secure for the office.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/20/donald-trump-had-to-trade-in-his-android-tweeting-machine-for-more-secure-device.html

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Intel rolls out the rest of the Kaby Lake CPU family

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Intel didn’t just unveil the Core i7-7700K Tuesday– it also launched a completely new lineup of chips for desktop and mobile. We breakdown the SKUs, discuss the improvements, and wonder where Intel goes from here.

The post Intel rolls out the rest of the Kaby Lake CPU family appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242015-intel-rolls-rest-kaby-lake-family?source=Computing

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Amazon/Blue Origin mogul Jeff Bezos gets letter from John Glenn the day he died

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos received an American Ingenuity Award Thursday night. He also received a letter from American astronaut legend John Glenn, the same day the 95-year-old passed away.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/12/amazonblue-origin-mogul-jeff-bezos-gets-letter-from-john-glenn-day-died.html

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Twitter says it will ban Trump if he violates hate-speech rules

Like all companies, Twitter has a set of user guidelines. These rules also apply to one Donald J. Trump, and Twitter is putting him on notice. No hate-speech on their servers, or else.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/05/twitter-says-it-will-ban-trump-if-violates-hate-speech-rules.html

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