Leaked iPhone 8 design has a big surprise

By now you may have heard that the iPhone 8 is going to sport an all-new design, and it’s about time, because Apple’s flagship phone has pretty much looked the same for the last few years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/17/leaked-iphone-8-design-has-big-surprise.html

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3 WannaCry Talking Points to Win Security Buy-In


By this point, most tech practitioners — and nearly all security practitioners — know about WannaCry. In fact, you might be sick of people analyzing it, rehashing it, sharing “lessons learned” about it, and otherwise laying out suggestions — in some cases, contradictory — about what you might do differently in the future. The level of unsolicited advice can border on the annoying. That said, there is one avenue that seems to be underexplored: namely, the opportunity for frank and productive discussions with executives about security goals.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84627.html?rss=1

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Nvidia-powered Max-Q Laptops Target Thin and Light Gaming

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By optimizing performance, Max-Q can make gaming laptops with a desktop-class GTX 1080 almost as thin as a standard ultraportable notebook.

The post Nvidia-powered Max-Q Laptops Target Thin and Light Gaming appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250076-nvidia-powered-max-q-gaming-laptops-will-thinner-powerful?source=Computing

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Samsung's solution to exploding Galaxy Note 7s is to shorten battery life

By now, you’ve probably heard that Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 devices have a tendency to go boom whilst charging.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/14/samsungs-solution-to-exploding-galaxy-note-7s-is-to-shorten-battery-life.html

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The Galaxy S7 Active has the battery all smartphones need

By this point, the recipe for Samsung to make the Galaxy S[x] Active is pretty simple: take this year’s flagship Galaxy Swhatever, add some physical buttons, a rubber exterior, some waterproofing, and then sell it to Jeep owners.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/07/galaxy-s7-active-has-battery-all-smartphones-need.html

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What makes a good speller (or a bad one)?

By the time he was 6 or 7 years old, Sameer Mishra was a pretty confident speller. His memory was sharp, he liked to read, and he actually enjoyed the weekly tests at school. While his parents drilled his older sister, a National Spelling Bee competitor, he’d angle for his own list of words.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/r/797c283ee3/0L0Scnn0Bcom0C20A160C0A50C260Chealth0Cspelling0Ebee0Ebrain0Cindex0Bhtml0Deref0Frss0Itech

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Google, Facebook, SpaceX, OneWeb plan to beam Internet everywhere

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Former CIA chief not a big fan of new China-US cyber agreement

By reaching an agreement on cyber-theft with the U.S., the Chinese are showing a willingness to embrace the American definition of what constitutes appropriate espionage, former CIA director Michael Hayden said Tuesday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/07/former-cia-chief-not-big-fan-new-china-us-cyber-agreement/

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Joyride on a jetpack: Taking to the 'skies' over Paris

By the early 21st century, we were supposed to be living in a futuristic utopia, with robots to do our chores and flying saucers to drive us to work — if you believe in the soothsaying powers of “The Jetsons,” that is.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/ag4ct2a2SrY/index.html

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The FTC warns how companies could use your data collected from smart devices

By the end of this year, we’ll see billions smart devices enter our homes and lives, according to the Federal Trade Commission chairwoman Edith Ramirez.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/27/ftc-warns-how-companies-could-use-your-data-collected-from-smart-devices/

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Researchers create high-quality graphene with shockingly simple supersonic spray system

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By using a supersonic nozzle more commonly found at the business end of rocket and jet engines, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have devised a very simple and inexpensive way of producing high-quality, defect-free sheets of graphene on a range of substrates (materials). Other methods at producing large quantities of defect-free graphene have so far been very elusive — and, for the purposes that we’re interested in (replacing silicon in microelectronics), anything less than defect-free just won’t do.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/183286-researchers-create-high-quality-graphene-with-shockingly-simple-supersonic-spray-system

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Leia aims to bring interactive Star Wars holographic displays to your phone

Princess Leia hologram, looked on at by a lustful Luke Skywalker
By concentrating on small, mobile displays and using an innovative diffraction-based approach, HP spinout Leia may be one of the first to make interactive holographic experiences an everyday reality.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/180798-leia-aims-to-bring-interactive-star-wars-holographic-displays-to-your-phone

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