Should Windows 10 Power Users Shut Off Windows Update?

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Windows 10 users can still ‘opt-out’ of updates by turning Windows Update off altogether. Can you get away with doing so, without risking major security problems?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255686-windows-10-power-users-shut-off-windows-update?source=Computing

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Microsoft Dumps Mobile References, Declares AI Top Priority in 2017

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Microsoft has effectively announced a pivot away from mobile and towards AI and deep learning in its latest 10-K filing. But is this a rebrand or a serious attempt to tackle the nascent AI market?

The post Microsoft Dumps Mobile References, Declares AI Top Priority in 2017 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253615-microsoft-declares-ai-top-priority-2017-dumps-mobile-references?source=Computing

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Is SaaS Slipping Into the Legacy App Abyss?


Everywhere you look, organizations are shifting their software acquisition preferences and policies away from traditional, on-premises legacy applications to a new generation of on-demand SaaS solutions. Although I was an early advocate of SaaS, I’m becoming concerned that many leading SaaS vendors and their enterprise customers are taking actions that significantly compromise the fundamental value of SaaS. As the old adage goes, “the more things change, the more they remain the same.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84654.html?rss=1

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Internet pokes fun at name for combined AOL-Yahoo

If you merge the letters from AOL and Yahoo, take a few away, and add a “t,” you have Oath, which is what Verizon is planning to call a new entity combining the two companies after its acquisition of Yahoo is complete.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/04/internet-pokes-fun-at-name-for-combined-aol-yahoo.html

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The complete guide to spring cleaning your computer

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Blow away those digital cobwebs

Your computer could use a spring clean just as much as your house. Here’s how to tidy up the clutter and keep your machine running smoothly for the year ahead.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/spring-cleaning-your-computer?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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Windows 10 free upgrades are still unofficially available

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Officially, Microsoft stopped giving away Windows 10 six months ago. Unofficially, it’s still readily available.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242419-windows-10-free-upgrades-still-unofficially-available?source=computing

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iPhone 7 will solve two of the three biggest problems with iPhones

We’re now just two short days away from seeing Apple unveil its next-generation flagship smartphones, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/06/iphone-7-will-solve-two-three-biggest-problems-with-iphones.html

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Latest Windows 10 Build 14385 packs in many bug fixes, feature updates

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Windows 10’s latest build is one step away from RTM and the latest bug fixes demonstrate it. Lots of bug fixes this time around as Redmond preps its one-year Anniversary Update.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/231445-latest-windows-10-build-14385-packs-in-bug-fixes-feature-updates

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Will Microsoft use Windows 10 to turn the PC into an Xbox?

Xbox's Windows 10 integration could take a hit.
With E3 2016 just a week away, there are rumors that Microsoft will unveil a major new push to bring PC and Xbox gamers together. If that’s going to work, the company needs to make some significant changes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/229743-will-microsoft-use-windows-10-to-turn-the-pc-into-an-xbox

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Twitter hopes changing its 140-character limit will Make Twitter Great Again

Twitter has been fighting for relevancy over the last few years: Snapchat took away its tweens, Facebook took away the argumentative uncles, and Twitter is mostly left with political statements and Kanye’s tweetstorms.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/24/twitter-hopes-changing-its-140-character-limit-will-make-twitter-great-again.html

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First-ever World Drone Prix wraps up with $250,000 win for Brit teen

A team of drone racers led by a 15-year-old Brit blew away more than 30 rivals in the first ever World Drone Prix in Dubai over the weekend, securing the winners a tasty $250,000 prize in the process.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/14/first-ever-world-drone-prix-wraps-up-with-250000-win-for-brit-teen.html

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