Gigabyte Announces Tiny PC More Powerful and Upgradeable Than Raspberry Pi

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The Raspberry Pi has proven itself to be a versatile little computer, and you can get them for pocket change. It’s a bit light on power, though. Now, Gigabyte is preparing to launch a similar device called the GA-SBCAP3350.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252912-gigabyte-announces-tiny-pc-powerful-upgradeable-raspberry-pi?source=Computing

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Netflix Climbs the Growth Wave as Cable TV Slides


Things change quickly. A few short years ago, Netflix was nothing more than a mail order video rental business. Since then, it has been growing rapidly and changing. Believe it or not, Netflix today has more U.S. subscribers than cable TV. That’s an amazing accomplishment — and a major hit to traditional cable television. Netflix and cable TV are two different technologies on opposite sides of the growth wave. Cable TV has grown over several decades, but its growth wave has crested in recent years, and it now is on the decline.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84631.html?rss=1

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9 Amazon Prime perks you're probably not using

Amazon.com likes to change the rules. First it sold books online. Then it launched an online shopping revolution. When it started the subscription service Amazon Prime, customers received two-day shipments for free. Each innovation caused a paradigm shift in how we shop and entertain ourselves.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/11/9-amazon-prime-perks-youre-probably-not-using.html

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NASA images reveal impact winter storms have had on drought-ravaged California

Satellite photographs from the NASA Earth Observatory show the drastic change this winter’s almost-ceaseless rain and snow have had on the California landscape from 2014 – when the state was suffering through a devastating drought.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/08/nasa-images-reveal-impact-winter-storms-have-had-on-drought-ravaged-california.html

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Steam now lets you move specific game installation folders

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The change patches one of Steam’s shortcomings and should make it easier to manage sprawling game libraries or free up disk space.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/243179-steam-now-allows-move-specific-game-installation-folders?source=Computing

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Lawsuit: Facebook's plan allowing Zuckerberg to maintain control was flawed

Facebook Inc.’s move to change its capital structure was tainted by secret text messages and meddling from financial advisers that pointed to a process rife with conflicts of interest, according to investor lawsuits filed in Delaware.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/10/lawsuit-facebooks-plan-allowing-zuckerberg-to-maintain-control-was-flawed.html

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Net neutrality in jeopardy with a Trump administration and Republican Congress

Republicans don’t like net neutrality and are expected to change or overturn the regulations that allow consumers equal access to all internet content. As a candidate, President-elect Donald Trump promised to change the regulations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/14/net-neutrality-in-jeopardy-with-trump-administration-and-republican-congress.html

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How neuromorphic ‘brain chips’ will begin the next era in computing

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Neuromorphic computers will change what computers can do and, perhaps more importantly, where they can do it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/236362-how-ibms-neuromorphic-brain-chips-will-begin-the-next-era-in-computing?source=Computing

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Phase change memory can operate thousands of times faster than current RAM

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New discoveries about phase change memory show it can switch at picosecond scales — theoretically opening the door to a DRAM replacement thousands of times faster than our current memory technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/233691-phase-change-memory-can-operate-thousands-of-times-faster-than-current-ram

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FTC flouts conventional wisdom, says changing passwords often can do harm

Conventional computer security wisdom has been to change passwords often. It turns out, however, that most people make changes in detectable patterns. It’s safer to have one long, complex password that you don’t change.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/09/ftc-flouts-conventional-wisdom-says-changing-passwords-often-can-do-harm.html

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Consumer Reports Urges Tesla to Pull Plug on Autopilot


Consumer Reports on Thursday urged Tesla to disable the automatic steering function and change the name of its Autopilot driving assist feature. Questions recently have arisen over whether Tesla’s Model S vehicles can operate safely without regular human intervention. Consumer Reports’ change request sprang from concerns over a number of recent test crashes, including a fatal accident involving a tractor-trailer in Florida, which is the subject of a federal investigation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83702.html?rss=1

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