Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Headset Prices Drop Dramatically; New K-12 Laptops Debut

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Microsoft’s new Mixed Reality headsets are available at prices far below their introduction targets, while the company is highlighting new low-cost laptops meant to aid in its fight against Google’s Chromebooks.

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Intel Unveils ‘Breakthrough’ Quantum Computer

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Intel has announced a new milestone in quantum computing, with 49 qubits now available. That’s a huge step forward for the company compared with the 17-qubit system it showed just months ago.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261734-intel-unveils-new-quantum-computer-declares-quantum-breakthrough?source=Computing

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Tech Q&A: Apple CarPlay, deadly chargers, taking advantage of Twitter and more

I don’t like how much of my personal information is available online. Is it possible to remove your listing from the people search sites?

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First Look Roundup: Apple iMac Pro

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Apple’s 8-core and 10-core iMac Pros are available for order as of today, with 14-core and 18-core variants on the way. Early coverage is shaping up well, though there are some caveats.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260590-rounding-early-impressions-apples-new-mac-pro?source=Computing

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality Support

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Windows 10’s Fall Creators Update is now available, with a range of improvements and additional features.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257597-windows-10-fall-creators-update-now-available-adds-edge-onedrive-features-mixed-reality-support?source=Computing

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SanDisk Breaks Storage Record With 400GB microSD Card

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A new microSD card delivers far more storage than previously available, with support for full HD videos and photos.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254891-sandisk-breaks-storage-record-new-400gb-microsd-card?source=Computing

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Microsoft Makes Windows 10 Creators Update Available to All

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Microsoft is making the Creators Update available to all qualifying machines, while simultaneously reorganizing how it delivers updates across the Windows and Office ecosystems.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253256-microsoft-makes-windows-10s-creators-update-fully-available-simplifies-update-cadence?source=Computing

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The WhiteFox Mechanical Keyboard Comes to Kickstarter

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One of the best custom keyboards out there is now available in a new place—Kickstarter.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/251205-whitefox-mechanical-keyboard-comes-kickstarter?source=Computing

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Intel Launches Core i9 X-Series CPUs, 10-Core Available Now, 18 in October

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Intel’s new Core i9 CPU family and its X-Series of processors are both available for preorder today, with shipments expected on June 26.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251090-intel-launches-new-core-i9-x-series-cpu-family-10-core-cpus-available-now-18-cores-october?source=Computing

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Original Xbox games might come to PCs eventually, Xbox chief says

Imagine having Halo or Splinter Cell available to play again on your PC or Xbox One. Xbox chief Phil Spencer wants to make it happen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/original-xbox-games-might-come-to-pcs-eventually-xbox-chief-says.html

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Upcoming Nvidia Driver Will Enable Netflix 4K Streaming, Sort Of

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Nvidia has added support for 4K streaming to a new driver available via the Windows Insider program, but 4K streaming is still limited to a relative handful of GPUs.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248637-upcoming-nvidia-driver-will-allow-netflix-4k-streaming-gpus?source=Computing

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Intel Optane Review Roundup: Next-Generation Memory Standard Earns Lukewarm Reception

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Intel’s new Optane drives, based on 3DXPoint memory, are finally available, but the consumer performance may not be quite what enthusiasts had hoped.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248226-intel-optane-review-round-intels-next-generation-memory-standard-earns-lukewarm-reception?source=Computing

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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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Big Data and Analytics: Creating New Value


The massive amount of data available from connected devices creates an unprecedented opportunity for increased optimization of products and services — and, consequently, revenue. The deep investment in big data gathering and analytics is fueled by an ability to create added value for companies based on actionable business insights, and to create added value for consumers by providing lifestyle benefits. While gathering and analyzing data comes at a substantial cost, the return can be great for businesses.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83998.html?rss=1

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Why Lithium-Ion Batteries Still Explode, and What's Being Done to Fix the Problem

New Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones were available in U.S. stores Wednesday, September 21, after exploding lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries forced the company to recall about a million units.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/21/why-lithium-ion-batteries-still-explode-and-what-being-done-to-fix-problem.html

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