Silicon Valley's 'car people' push homeless crisis to the brink

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — In the same affluent, suburban city where Google built its headquarters, Tes Saldana lives in a crowded but tidy camper that she parks on the street.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/08/silicon-valleys-car-people-push-homeless-crisis-to-brink.html

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Korean Banks Sue Newegg, Allege Massive Fraud, ‘Classic Ponzi Scheme’

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A major lawsuit claims Newegg, ASI Corp, engaged in fraudulent transactions and built a major Ponzi scheme, defrauding four South Korean banks in the process.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257832-korean-banks-sue-newegg-allege-massive-fraud-classic-ponzi-scheme?source=Computing

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Microsoft, Facebook Unveil Open Standard for AI, Deep Learning Networks

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Microsoft and Facebook are teaming up, launching a new neural network standard. Models built using the ONNX standard will be able to move between various frameworks rather than being limited to a single solution.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255297-facebook-microsoft-announce-new-open-standard-ai-deep-learning-networks?source=Computing

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Supercomputer set to launch on space station mission

A supercomputer built by Hewlett Packard Enterprise will be on board a SpaceX spacecraft when it launches on a resupply mission to the International Space Station Monday. The computer will be used in a year-long high-performance computing experiment during its time in orbit.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/11/supercomputer-set-to-launch-on-space-station-mission.html

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Kuna outdoor smart security camera and light can stop burglars in their tracks

Kuna is a security camera built inside a porch light that is designed to protect against unwanted intruders. You can interact with visitors at your front door via your smartphone from anywhere.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/17/kuna-outdoor-smart-security-camera-and-light-can-stop-burglars-in-their-tracks.html

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Oscar Mayer's 'Wienerdrone' drops hot dogs from a great height

Spotting a marketing opportunity rather than a gap in the market, Oscar Mayer has gone and built the WienerDrone, a “delivery drone” capable of dropping hot dogs from a great height.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/28/oscar-mayers-wienerdrone-drops-hot-dogs-from-great-height.html

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Building Gaming Keyboard 2.0: Bigger, Better, Oranger

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The last time I built a gaming board, I tried to keep it a little on the conservative side. This time, I wanted to go all-out and build something visually striking without ending up with a neon stealth fighter.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/251445-building-gaming-keyboard-2-0-bigger-better-oranger?source=Computing

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Salesforce Parallelism


For several years now, Salesforce has built distinct product lines that all work off the same platform and can integrate in interesting ways. There are product lines for the enterprise, small and mid-sized businesses, business-to-business firms and business-to-consumer operations — and probably some others that I haven’t considered. For instance, the AppExchange contains a wealth of apps for very specialized types of front-office business, as well as some back-office apps, like accounting.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84605.html?rss=1

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Mastercard has a new credit card with a fingerprint scanner in it

Mastercard has unveiled a new credit card that incorporates a fingerprint scanner built right into the bottom of the card.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/20/mastercard-has-new-credit-card-with-fingerprint-scanner-in-it.html

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Rumor: Nvidia’s Volta to be built on TSMC’s ‘new’ 12nm process

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Nvidia’s upcoming GPU may be built on TSMC’s 12nm node, if rumors are true — but that doesn’t mean quite what it sounds like.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245880-rumor-nvidias-volta-built-tsmcs-new-12nm-process?source=Computing

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Meet the 'Bat Bot': Scientists unveil robot that flies just like a bat

In what might make an excellent sidekick for Batman, scientists have built a fascinating, unconventional flying robot that moves its wings and flies just like a bat.

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Qualcomm begins sampling its 48-core 10nm processor, but is the market ready for ARM-based servers?

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Qualcomm recently announced and demoed its own 48-core server CPU built on an upcoming 10nm process node — but how will the chip compare with other x86 cores in the market, and is there a market for ARM servers at all?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/240821-qualcomm-begins-sampling-48-core-10nm-server-processor-market-ready-arm-based-servers?source=Computing

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Nvidia builds its own supercomputer, claims top efficiency spot in the TOP500

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Nvidia’s built itself a super-computer. Not only is it the 29th most-powerful system on Earth, it’s the most power-efficient. The company plans to use its new supercomputer for AI research, ongoing GPU compute research, and to build and design future GPUs. Yes, GPUs are now helping to build future GPUs.

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Scientists develop a memristor that can be conditioned just like a real synapse

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Scientists just built a memristor that mimics a synapse so closely, we could do simple classical conditioning on it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/237071-scientists-develop-a-memristor-that-can-be-conditioned-just-like-a-real-synapse?source=Computing

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Yahoo built email spying software for intelligence agencies, report says

Last year, Internet giant Yahoo built software to spy on incoming emails of hundreds of millions of accounts for U.S. intelligence agencies, according to Reuters.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/04/yahoo-built-email-spying-software-for-intelligence-agencies-report-says.html

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Only in New York: NYPD evidence-tracking system can't be queried without crashing

An evidence and property system built to track of evidence and seized cash and other property for the New York Police Department crashes when queried. According to officials, the only alternative is to check half a million invoices annually by hand.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/20/only-in-new-york-nypd-evidence-tracking-system-cant-be-queried-without-crashing.html

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