Self-fueling boat sets off from Paris on 6-year world trip

A boat that fuels itself is setting off around the world from Paris on a six-year journey that its designers hope will serves as a model for emissions-free energy networks of the future.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/16/self-fueling-boat-sets-off-from-paris-on-6-year-world-trip.html

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5 hacks the pros use time and time again

In the nearly 40 years that the personal computer has been around, we’ve adapted to all kinds of platforms and devices. The everyday consumer has harnessed the internet, learned Microsoft Office and mastered the iPhone. Every year, electronics companies throw us a curveball, like an arsenal of smart TVs or the ability to send money through Facebook Messenger.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/15/5-hacks-pros-use-time-and-time-again.html

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5 hacks the pros use time and time again

In the nearly 40 years that the personal computer has been around, we’ve adapted to all kinds of platforms and devices. The everyday consumer has harnessed the internet, learned Microsoft Office and mastered the iPhone. Every year, electronics companies throw us a curveball, like an arsenal of smart TVs or the ability to send money through Facebook Messenger.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/15/5-hacks-pros-use-time-and-time-again.html

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WannaCry virus inadvertenly helps Australian drivers avoid speeding tickets

Despite taking down more than 300,000 computers around the world in over 150 countries, affecting countless organizations, the WannaCry ransomware may have helped some unwitting Australian motorists.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/23/wannacry-virus-inadvertenly-helps-australian-drivers-avoid-speeding-tickets.html

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Google is trying to stop drones from crashing into each other

If we’re ever to live in a world where drones buzz around delivering stuff, we’re going to need a powerful system to manage all of those unmanned aerial vehicles in the sky. Alphabet is building one.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/08/google-is-trying-to-stop-drones-from-crashing-into-each-other.html

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Cyber attack spreads across 74 countries; some UK hospitals crippled

Cyber attacks around the globe, hitting 74 countries across Europe and Asia and impacting the public health system in Britain, involved a leaked tool from the National Security Agency for hacking.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/12/cyber-attack-spreads-across-74-countries-some-uk-hospitals-crippled.html

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Scientists discover atmosphere around distant Earth-like planet

Astronomers have detected an atmosphere around the super Earth-like planet GJ 1132b, a discovery which could help pave the way to finding life outside our solar system.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/07/scientists-discover-atmosphere-around-distant-earth-like-planet.html

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Apple keeps AIDS charity branding off new red iPhone in China

While Apple’s websites around the globe touted the company’s partnership with the HIV/AIDS charity (Red), the Chinese website was suspiciously devoid of any mention of the (PRODUCT)RED brand in in its marketing of the newest addition to the iPhone family.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/22/apple-keeps-aids-charity-branding-off-new-red-iphone-in-china.html

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AMD issues report on thread scheduling, gaming, Ryzen, and Windows 10

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There’ve been reports buzzing around that AMD’s Ryzen CPU performs much better by some metrics in Windows 7 compared to Windows 10. AMD has investigated those claims itself and released its own findings.

The post AMD issues report on thread scheduling, gaming, Ryzen, and Windows 10 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/245835-amd-issues-report-thread-scheduling-gaming-ryzen-windows-10?source=Computing

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UN pushes for cyber surveillance treaty, but controversy may arise

As cybersecurity threats around the globe rise, the United Nations is pushing to come up with an international treaty to protect people’s data from government surveillance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/10/un-pushes-for-cyber-surveillance-treaty-but-controversy-may-arise.html

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How AI fights the war against fake news

A three-headed alien is wandering around Central Park right now. If you believe that, you might be susceptible to a fake news story. Artificial Intelligence technology, however, could be a vital weapon in the war on fake news, according to cybersecurity companies.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/21/how-ai-fights-war-against-fake-news.html

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Microsoft Seeks Global Cybersecurity Accord


Microsoft has called on governments around the world to create a “digital Geneva Convention” as a way to normalize international cybersecurity rules and protect civilian use of the Internet.
President Brad Smith, who is also Microsoft’s chief legal officer, addressed the issue at the annual RSA conference held earlier this week in San Francisco, saying that governments — with the assistance of technology companies in the role of NGOs — need to establish international rules to protect civilians from cyberthreats during peacetime.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84311.html?rss=1

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Apple removes The New York Times' apps from the App Store in China

Normally available in many regions around the world, news apps created by The New York Times are no longer offered through Apple’s App Store in China at the insistence of the country’s authorities, The Times reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/06/apple-removes-new-york-times-apps-from-app-store-in-china.html

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