NASA Computers from Apollo Era Found in Pittsburgh Basement

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Most of us don’t have anything really interesting in our basements, and certainly nothing of historical significance. In the case of a former engineer from Pittsburgh, his basement was home to a pair of NASA computers from the 1960s.

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A technical glitch left some Facebook users locked out of their accounts

Concerned certainly describes the mindset of a number of Facebook users who, out of the blue and for no apparent reason, found themselves logged out of their accounts on February 24.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/27/technical-glitch-left-some-facebook-users-locked-out-their-accounts.html

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Government considers first 'Pokemon GO' regulations

“Pokemon GO” players have certainly had their fair share of run-ins with the law this week — mostly on the wrong side of it. But the app itself is now the target of lawmakers, who want to regulate the game, claiming that the app poses a significant risk to public safety, and the fun must end.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/15/government-considers-first-pokemon-go-regulations.html

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WhatsApp encryption is affecting FBI's work in 'huge ways'

WhatsApp’s decision to turn on encryption for its billion-plus users is certainly giving the FBI headaches. FBI Director James Comey says we can expect to see more litigation surrounding encrypted devices in the future.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/13/whatsapp-encryption-is-affecting-fbis-work-in-huge-ways.html

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Review: Apple Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6 & 6s

Article Image Apple’s Smart Battery Case will certainly get the job done, but it includes some baffling design decisions, and just isn’t a great value compared to third-party products.

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IBM Watson can now tell you if you're at risk for diabetes

The phrase “jack of all trades” is certainly coming to apply to Watson, IBM’s supercomputer, which already lists among its impressive accomplishments beating Tom Jennings at Jeopardy, developing new culinary masterpieces, and analyzing the tone of emails.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/31/watson-can-now-tell-if-youre-at-risk-for-diabetes-thanks-to-cvs-partnership/

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Review: Phiaton's BT 220 NC earbuds may sound good but are awkward to use

Phiaton’s BT 220 NC earbuds will certainly do the job for people who need a pair of Bluetooth headphones for their iPhone or iPad, but some basic inconveniences keep it from being something to recommend.



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Google gets patent for bizarre odor-obliterating wearable

Google’s latest patent has a wonderful whiff of intrigue about it, and will certainly give hope to those with chronic body odor, as well as relief to those with a keen sense of smell.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/12/google-gets-patent-for-bizarre-odor-obliterating-wearable/

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For Apple fans dreaming of sapphire iPhones, Liquidmetal could be a cautionary tale

Apple certainly likes to keep its competition — and fans –?guessing about its next moves, and one of the company’s best head-fakes in recent years was an exclusive arrangement for a unique metal alloy dubbed Liquidmetal. News of that deal sparked fantasies of mythical Liquidmetal products built by Apple — wishful thinking that may now be repeating once again with the company’s latest investment in sapphire.



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