New Android malware can secretly steal your credit card data, calls and texts

At this point, we assume that most savvy Android users know to be on the lookout for suspicious apps and download prompts, but even as smartphone users become more aware of the risks of downloading apps, the creators of the most vicious malware have adapted by releasing increasingly subtle Trojans that can do a great deal of damage behind the scenes without alerting the user.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/18/new-android-malware-can-secretly-steal-your-credit-card-data-calls-and-texts.html

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Scientists have developed AI that can read your mind and predict your thoughts

At one point in our history, the most impressive example of artificial intelligence was a computer that was really, really good at chess.

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Self-Driving Cars, AI Are Driving New Chip Designs

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At Computex this year, PCs shared top billing with a huge range of IoT products. Smartphones, which have dominated the show in other years, were much less emphasized.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251006-self-driving-cars-artificial-intelligence-driving-new-chip-designs-smartphone-market-matures?source=Computing

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Nintendo just announced a real Pokemon game is coming to Nintendo Switch

At the E3 gaming convention on Tuesday, Nintendo showed off several new games, including the announcement of an upcoming Pokemon game.

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Apple Unveils Kaby Lake-Equipped iMacs, $5K iMac Pro at WWDC

At WWDC today, Apple has finally unveiled its new iMac. All models receive upgrades to Intel’s 7th Generation Kaby Lake processors. They also get two Thunderbolt 3 controllers, brighter displays, much faster graphics, and USB-C ports for the first time.

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Intel Announces New Core X-Series, Including 18-Core i9 CPU

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At Computex in Taipei, Intel has unveiled the updated Core X-Series with a flagship Core i9 CPU. The top-of-the-line Core i9 has an incredible 18 physical cores with Hyper-Threading for a total of 36 threads.

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The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2017

At I/O 2017, Google announced new products powered by machine learning, some big improvements to Assistant and Google Home, and it offered up a glimpse of the future of Android in your car.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/249775-5-important-announcements-google-io-2017?source=Computing

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Google I/O 2017: Here are the biggest announcements

At its annual developer conference in California, tech giant Google showed off several new wares, including new computer chips and more uses for artificial intelligence.

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Silicon Valley Firms Lock Arms Against Trump Immigration Order


At least 127 U.S. companies — including Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Google, Intel and other tech giants — filed a friend of the court brief in a lawsuit the state of Washington brought against President Trump, which argues that his executive order to halt the entry of refugees and all travelers from seven Muslim nations would inflict significant harm on U. S. businesses.
The brief, filed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, asks the court to consider the disruptive impact that the ban would have on the conduct of business in the U.S.

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Apple special event live blog: New MacBook Pros, no new MacBook Air

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At today’s special event, Apple will likely show off a handful of major Mac updates. New laptops are definitely in the cards, but the rumor mill hasn’t been very kind to the beleaguered Mac desktop fans among us. The event begins at 1pm ET (10am PT), and we’ll be live blogging the entire thing.

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Apple is right to kill the headphone jack, and Intel is an accomplice

At least two Android smartphones already ship without a 3.5mm headphone port, but the only company that’s getting any heat for killing the standard audio jack is Apple.

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Report: Smartphone Ad Blockers Picking Up Steam


At least 419 million people around the world are blocking advertising on their smartphones, according to a report PageFair released Tuesday. Most of those people — 408 million of them — are using ad-blocking browsers, notes the report. The use of ad blockers doubled in 2015, and the use of mobile ad-blocking browsers increased 90 percent during the same year. “The findings show that the platforms that publishers and advertisers had believed were safe from ad blocking are not necessarily safe,” said Johnny Ryan, head of ecosystem at PageFair.

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Nike's wacky-looking chair would be a boon for athletes

At first glance, it looks like a chair with ideas way above its station. But look closer and you’ll see there’s good reason for its outlandish design. This is Nike’s “Microclimate Chair” with tech that it says can enhance the performance of top athletes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/09/nikes-wacky-looking-chair-would-be-boon-for-athletes.html

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As smartphones stall, PC and mobile manufacturers slug it out over 2-in-1 PCs

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At MWC this year, new companies are jockeying for the 2-in-1 market space — and that’s the only part of the PC industry seeing any positive growth. Could Huawei challenge both Apple and Microsoft for market dominance?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/223389-as-smartphones-stall-pc-and-mobile-manufacturers-slug-it-out-over-2-in-1-pcs

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New Razer Stealth combines ultrabook portability, Thunderbolt-powered Core external GPU

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At CES this week, Razer unveiled a new laptop prototype that combines ultrabook portability with the power of an external GPU. The new solution could finally allow gamers to buy ultrabook-class hardware without giving up on cutting-edge titles.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/220474-new-razer-stealth-combines-ultrabook-portability-thunderbolt-powered-external-gpu

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