Monster croc the size of an SUV caught in Australia

An image of a monster crocodile caught by Outback Wrangler Matt Wright has gone viral, with some animal lovers criticizing the use of duct tape to bind the animal’s snout shut.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/monster-croc-size-suv-caught-in-australia.html

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Here's how to protect your phone from hackers

Kelly Rohrbach is the latest celebrity caught up in a hacking scandal, her private photos reportedly released on the heels of her upcoming film, “Baywatch.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/10/heres-how-to-protect-your-phone-from-hackers.html

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Evernote Toes the Privacy Line


Caught off guard by a huge backlash, Evernote recently abandoned its plan to let staffers read customer notes under certain circumstances. The plan, which was scheduled to go into effect in January, would have allowed staffers to review private customer notes as a means of assessing the accuracy of its new machine learning technology. The company made a mistake in judgment and failed to provide the type of transparent decision making that would make customers feel like they could trust the process, Evernote CEO Chris O’Neil acknowledged.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84196.html?rss=1

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Office Depot, OfficeMax claim new computers have malware to sell useless removal services

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Office Depot and OfficeMax have both been caught using diagnosis software that claims brand-new PCs are infected with malware, then offering to charge consumers $150 to $200 to remove it. Analysis of the same systems by independent third parties has found zero evidence of any malware.

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Newsweek Joins Growing Club of Possible Russian Cyberattack Targets


Newsweek is the latest media institution to get caught up in a series of cyberattacks that have targeted major government, political and media organizations, raising suspicions of links to Russia. The news magazine sustained a massive DDoS attack the day after it published a cover story about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s business activities in the late 1990s. Officials linked to the real estate mogul allegedly spent tens of thousands of dollars to seek out potential new business in Cuba, possibly violating U.S. law.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83968.html?rss=1

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CPSC to Investigate New Report of Samsung Galaxy Note7 Fire

Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones are back in the news after one of the phones reportedly caught fire on a Southwest Airlines flight Wednesday while the plane was still at the gate in Louisville, …

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Facebook admits to blocking links to Wikileaks DNC emails

Facebook is once again caught in conservative crosshairs after admitting to accidentally blocking users from posting links to Wikileaks files of DNC emails. The incident has once again raised allegations of bias against the social network.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/26/facebook-admits-to-blocking-links-to-wikileaks-dnc-emails.html

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Asus, MSI are shipping overclocked GTX 1080 and 1070 GPUs to reviewers, but not customers

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Asus and MSI have been caught shipping cards to reviewers with slightly higher clocks by default than they’re shipping to retail customers. While the gap is minor, it’s not something we approve of on principle.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/230432-asus-msi-are-shipping-overclocked-1080-and-1070-gpus-to-reviewers-but-not-customers

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My picks for the 10 most promising products unveiled at CES 2016

10 products announced at CES 2016 really caught my eye this year and I think they have the potential to really go somewhere in the coming years. Let’s check them out.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/07/my-picks-for-10-most-promising-products-unveiled-at-ces-2016.html

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AppleInsider podcast talks 'Apple Car' testing, games on Apple TV, Force Touch and more

Get all caught up on the latest “Apple Car,” Apple TV, and “iPhone 6s” rumors on this week’s all-new AppleInsider podcast. Mikey also shares his experiences with the HomeKit-connected iHome smart plug, Neil gives his impressions of a unique new tethered drone, and Shane extolls the potential of Force Touch input.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/492d2a4a/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A80C210Cappleinsider0Epodcast0Etalks0Eapple0Ecar0Etesting0Egames0Eon0Eapple0Etv0Eforce0Etouch0Eand0Emore/story01.htm

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Samsung silently disables Windows Update on PCs

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Samsung has been caught disabling Windows Update on at least some of its laptops and installing software that prevents the user from changing the setting back to its automatic default.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/208939-samsung-silently-disables-windows-update-on-pcs

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Apple's Mac Pro ship times fall below one week for first time since launch

More than six months after Apple debuted its redesigned Mac Pro, the company has finally caught up with demand and is estimating ship times of three to five days on base configurations sold through the Online Apple Store.



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