Researchers Found Another Major Security Flaw in Intel CPUs

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Security researchers have found another flaw in Intel CPUs — this time related to Intel Active Management Technology. Once again, this flaw can be leveraged to take complete control of a system, regardless of any security measures the user might employ.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/262031-researchers-found-another-major-security-flaw-intel-cpus?source=Computing

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Verizon testing additional OTT service, source says

Verizon is testing another over-the-top service, separate from Go90, as the company looks to build out its content offerings, a source familiar with the matter says.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/12/verizon-testing-additional-ott-service-source-says.html

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IBM Plans to Reassign 31,000 Workers, Will Cut 10,000 Positions in 2018

IBM is firing over 10,000 workers and reassigning 30,000 more as part of yet another round of downsizing and reassignment.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261905-ibm-plans-reassign-31000-workers-will-cut-10000-positions-2018?source=Computing

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AMD Will Build Epyc Servers for Baidu, China’s Largest Search Engine

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Intel has signed a deal with another major hyperscale data center. Baidu may not be a familiar name in the US, but it’s the largest search engine by far in China.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260675-amd-wins-major-contract-provide-epyc-servers-chinas-largest-search-engine-baidu?source=Computing

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How to check if someone has read your email

You write an email. No reply. You send another email. No reply. You’re halfway through a third email and you stop. What happened to the first two? Junk folder? Were the messages just ignored?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/15/how-to-check-if-someone-has-read-your-email.html

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Western Digital Reveals MAMR Technology That Could Allow 40TB Hard Drives

Spinning drives could continue to offer a better price per GB for another decade.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257352-western-digital-reveals-mamr-technology-allow-40tb-hard-drives?source=Computing

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Apple iPhone X production woe sparked by a parts imbalance

BEIJING—Apple Inc. has hit another production snag on its new iPhone X, say people familiar with the situation—this time over a pair of components dubbed Romeo and Juliet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/27/apple-iphone-x-production-woe-sparked-by-parts-imbalance.html

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Nintendo said the Super Nintendo Classic Edition will only be sold for three months

In a statement released to another media organization, Nintendo said the upcoming Super Nintendo Classic Edition would only be available until the end of the year.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/28/nintendo-said-super-nintendo-classic-edition-will-only-be-sold-for-three-months.html

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Microsoft Issues Surprise Windows XP Patch to Protect From State-Sponsored Hackers

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The company has just released another patch for the aged OS, more than three years after ending support. It turns out unpatched Windows XP is a target of state-sponsored hackers.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250864-microsoft-issues-surprise-windows-xp-patch-protect-state-sponsored-hackers?source=Computing

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Facebook's new faces of death

Footage posted to Facebook showing the horrific random killing of an elderly man is yet another example of how the social network has become a sort of modern-day Roman coliseum for gruesome acts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/17/facebooks-new-faces-death.html

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Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wins Turing Award, comes out against erosion of online privacy

Just another feather in the cap of the man who brought us instantaneous worldwide communication, endless access to information, and cat memes. Oh, so many cat memes.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/247099-web-inventor-tim-berners-lee-wins-turing-award-comes-erosion-online-provacy?source=Computing

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Microsoft faces new class-action lawsuit over its Windows 10 upgrade policy

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Microsoft is facing another class-action lawsuit for its upgrade practices related to Windows 10.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246587-microsoft-faces-class-action-lawsuit-windows-10-upgrade-policy?source=Computing

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Wikileaks' 'Dark Matter' release reveals CIA efforts to infect the Mac

Wikileaks released another bundle of documents dubbed “Dark Matter.” This time, the organization turned an eye to Apple’s Mac, with a number of exploits that are both insidious and persistent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/wikileaks-dark-matter-release-reveals-cia-efforts-to-infect-mac.html

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