Intel Kills Knights Hill, Will Launch Xeon Phi Architecture for Exascale Computing

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Intel has canceled its upcoming 10nm Knights Hill Xeon Phi solution without announcing a replacement.

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Apple's iPhone 8: Here's how much it really costs to build

Following Apple’s latest event announcing new iPhones and other products, some have bemoaned the high-cost of the products. A breakdown of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus detail just how much it costs Apple to build the devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/26/apples-iphone-8-heres-how-much-it-really-costs-to-build.html

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Microsoft’s ‘Surface Plus’ Offers PC Upgrades Every 18 Months

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Today, Microsoft is announcing the new “Surface Plus” program, which lets you buy a new Microsoft Surface PC on a payment plan with the option to upgrade after 18 months.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253446-microsofts-surface-plus-offers-pc-upgrades-every-18-months?source=Computing

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Google wants to be more like Facebook as it rolls out its own news feed

Call it Facebook envy.After announcing the feed in its Google app in December last year, Google announced it is updating the feed, allowing them to follow certain topics, including world events, top news, sports highlights and more, using advanced machine learning.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/19/google-wants-to-be-more-like-facebook-as-it-rolls-out-its-own-news-feed.html

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Toshiba facing bankruptcy, total disintegration thanks to bad bets on nuclear power

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Toshiba went into meltdown today, announcing a $3.4 billion loss, a write-down of $6.2 billion, and the collapse of its nuclear construction business. The firm, which employs more than 200,000 people worldwide, is facing bankruptcy.

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AMD unveils Ryzen brand for Zen processors, base clocks, and additional performance details

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AMD is announcing its new branding for Zen today. Meet Ryzen — and take a look at its capabilities, features, and expected clock speeds inside.

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Microsoft Dynamics Edges Out Salesforce, Oracle for HP Win


Just two months after announcing the integration of its CRM and ERP platform under the Microsoft Dynamics 365 umbrella, Microsoft this week announced a six-year agreement to deploy the service to HP Inc.’s ranks. Under the agreement, HP will deploy the Microsoft Dynamics platform — including Azure, Office 365 and other solutions — to tens of thousands of its employees. The move will integrate HP’s sales, marketing and service operations on a common cloud platform.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83899.html?rss=1

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Facebook debuts Messenger bots, Live API & more at F8 Developer Conference

Article Image Facebook opened the F8 Developer Conference on Tuesday by announcing a number of developments, including Messenger bots and a Live API that will bring video streaming to a wider range of devices.

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This week on AI: iPhone SE, 9.7" iPad Pro, Apple Watch changes & more

Article Image The week began with Apple announcing a collection of new products, mainly the iPhone SE and a 9.7-inch iPad Pro, but continued to be eventful, with developments in the encryption debate, problems with iOS 9.3, and future plans for Apple Pay.

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Facebook announces stricter policy on firearms sales

Facebook says it’s cracking down on online gun sales, announcing Friday a new policy barring private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world’s largest social network.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/29/facebook-announces-stricter-policy-on-firearms-sales.html

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Hermes Apple Watch edition hits online store on Friday

Article Image Four months after announcing a special Apple Watch edition created in collaboration with French fashion house Hermes, Apple is taking the device out of limited availability and will begin online sales starting Friday.

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Apple Pay goes live in Canada, adds two UK banks, coming to Australia on Thursday

Article Image On Tuesday Apple officially launched Apple Pay in Canada, simultaneously announcing two more supporting banks in the U.K., and a Thursday debut for the service in Australia.

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Google introduces YouTube Music app, Facebook adds 360 degree video support

Article Image Two web giants released major updates for iOS users Thursday, with YouTube announcing a brand new music discovery app and Facebook adding support for 360-degree video in its existing iOS app.

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Film Industry Claims Victory in Shutdown of Major Piracy Sites


The Motion Picture Association of America ran a victory lap after announcing the shutdown of movie and television torrent sites Popcorn Time and YTS. The shutdowns resulted from major legal wins in Canada and New Zealand. The MPAA last month obtained injunctions against the sites in those countries, effectively blocking them from further operation. Popcorn Time and YTS existed for the sole purpose of distributing stolen movies and television shows, with no compensation going to the people who created them, said MPAA Chairman Chris Dodd.

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Nintendo to debut first smartphone app 'Miitomo' in spring 2016

Article Image After announcing intent to produce mobile titles for smartphone like iPhone earlier this year, Nintendo on Wednesday announced “Miitomo,” a freemium app scheduled to see release in the first property will see release in March 2016.

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Apple to sponsor 2016 Met Gala, CDO Jony Ive to host as cochair

Article Image In announcing the theme for next year’s Met Gala, “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday said Apple will sponsor both the event and accompanying exhibition that will explore the commingling of fashion and technology.

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Apple officially adds Bluetooth 4.2 support to iPhone 6, 6 Plus & iPad Air 2

Article Image In announcing Bluetooth 4.2 support for iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and iPad mini 4 last month, Apple published product comparison charts suggesting that same technology was also activated in older hardware. The company recently confirmed that change by updating specific product pages for iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2.

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Microsoft launches Surface Book, its first laptop, debuts Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 phone

Microsoft didn’t disappoint on Tuesday at its highly-anticipated hardware event, announcing its first ever laptop and also unveiled its next Surface tablet and new flagship phones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/06/microsoft-launches-surface-book-its-first-laptop-debuts-surface-pro-4-lumia-50/

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Apple axes gold color, 128GB options for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models

After announcing its new iPhone 6s lineup on Wednesday, Apple has apparently discontinued gold and 128GB configuration options for previous generation iPhone 6 devices, leaving only Space Gray, silver and 16GB and 64GB versions left.

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