Leaked Intel Slide Reveals Coffee Lake CPU Lineup

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A leaked slide points to significant performance uplifts between Kaby Lake and the upcoming Coffee Lake. These new chips could prove potent competitors to AMD’s Ryzen family.

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Dell and Apple are the big winners in second-quarter notebook sales

Apple recorded a marked increase in its notebook sales between Q1 and Q2, and is poised to do the same again in Q3 thanks to strong response to its various MacBook refreshes and upgrades.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/15/dell-and-apple-are-big-winners-in-second-quarter-notebook-sales.html

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Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Pro for Workstations

Microsoft has announced a high-end Windows 10 SKU that’s meant to bridge the gap between server variants of the operating system and professional workstation alternatives.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254031-microsoft-launches-new-windows-10-variant-windows-10-pro-workstations?source=Computing

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Huge seal battles octopus in incredible fight to the death

A kayaking guide and a group of tourists witnessed an incredible life-and-death fight between a massive fur seal and a massive octopus in New Zealand this week.

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Ikea and NASA are partnering on Mars furniture?

Setting up Ikea furniture may be difficult, but it’s not rocket science…or is it? Thanks to a new collaboration between NASA and the Swedish furniture store, the two challenges may not be so disparate after all.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/12/ikea-and-nasa-are-partnering-on-mars-furniture.html

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T-Mobile wants to help pay off your iPhone — but there's a catch

As the battle for cell phone subscribers wages on between the carriers, T-Mobile has added another arrow to its quiver, encouraging Verizon customers who have an iPhone to switch networks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/t-mobile-wants-to-help-pay-off-your-iphone-but-theres-catch.html

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Hands On With the Synology DS1517+ NAS: Affordable 10Gbps

Synology DS1517+

Storage for small offices has been a tradeoff between network-accessible and high performance. Now that there are relatively inexpensive 10 Gigabit options available, its possible to have both.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249245-hands-synology-ds1517-affordable-10gbps-soho?source=Computing

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L2 vs. L3 cache: What’s the Difference?

Cache

What is L2 cache? What is L3 cache? What is the major difference between the two? All your cache questions have been answered.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/55662-top-tip-difference-between-l2-and-l3-cache?source=Computing

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HandBrake Download Mirror Compromised With Mac Malware

Virus ransomware malware

Anyone who downloaded the macOS version of HandBrake between May 2nd and 6th might have picked up a nasty Trojan.

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft prepares to dive between Saturn and its rings

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will make its historic dive between Saturn and its famous rings early on Thursday.

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Snapchat unveils World Lenses as Facebook battle wages on

As the battle between Snapchat and Facebook over camera supremacy wages on, Snapchat has unveiled a new “World Lenses” feature, bringing augmented reality to everyday objects.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/19/snapchat-unveils-world-lenses-as-facebook-battle-wages-on.html

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Labor Official Skewers Google Over Gender Pay Discrimination


The Department of Labor has found “systemic compensation disparities” between Google’s female employees and their male counterparts, regional director Janette Wipper said at a hearing in San Francisco. The hearing was in connection with the department’s lawsuit over Google’s failure to hand over detailed compensation data about employees at its California headquarters. “This investigation has revealed significant evidence of discrimination in pay against women at Google’s headquarters,” said Department of Labor spokesperson Jose Carnevali.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84449.html?rss=1

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Atari 8-bit fans: this is your next read

Atari book Breakout

Atari 8-bit computers are the first machines that truly bridged the divide between video game players and home computer enthusiasts. Breakout: How Atari 8-Bit Computers Defined a Generation is the first book to cover what made Atari’s groundbreaking computer line great.

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Formerly classified nuclear test films are now on YouTube

The US government has about 10,000 films of the 221 atmospheric nuclear tests conducted between 1945 and 1962, covering the destructive power from all sorts of angles and distances, Business Insider reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/16/formerly-classified-nuclear-test-films-are-now-on-youtube.html

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