Leaked Microsoft Memo Reveals High Return Rates on Surface Hardware

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Last week, Microsoft claimed Consumer Reports’ decision to yank recommendations for its laptops was based on bad data. A leaked memo has revealed this as a lie; Microsoft’s rate of return on some products has been quite high.

The post Leaked Microsoft Memo Reveals High Return Rates on Surface Hardware appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Uber driver caught by passenger allegedly receiving sex act from lady friend

Uber has reportedly suspended a driver after a customer claimed the man was engaged in sex acts with a woman during the “dangerous and inappropriate” trip.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/25/uber-driver-caught-by-passenger-allegedly-receiving-sex-act-from-lady-friend.html

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Woman 'sexually assaulted' in virtual reality by cyber-groper

A woman has claimed she was sexually assaulted in virtual reality by a pervert who molested her whilst she was innocently blasting zombies.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/26/woman-sexually-assaulted-in-virtual-reality-by-pervert-cyber-groper.html

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Alleged parts leaks suggests Apple could boost battery life, feature ceramic body with 'iPhone 7'

Article Image A battery claimed to be destined for the anticipated “iPhone 7″ shows a larger capacity than the current iPhone 6s, suggesting Apple may be able to squeeze more capacity into a smaller frame — and potentially with an all-new casing material.

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Leaked sample of Intel's Broadwell-EP Xeon E5 chip may hint at Mac Pro specs

Article Image A leaked engineering sample claimed to be from Intel’s upcoming Broadwell-EP Xeon family could hint at future specifications for the Mac Pro, which was last updated in Dec. 2013.

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IDC offers a rosy forecast for Microsoft Surface, reminiscent of its 2012 Windows Phone outlook

Article Image Four years ago, IDC issued a prediction–disguised as fact–that claimed Windows Phone would eclipse Apple’s iPhone by 2015. While laughable in hindsight, IDC now says Microsoft’s Surface sales will improve at the expense of iPads, offering an even less plausible explanation for why this could happen.

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Apple stock slides on claims of slashed iPhone component orders, weak iPhone 6s demand

Article Image Apple shares took a small hit on Tuesday after a report claimed the company decreased iPhone parts orders for the coming two quarters, a move that suggests weaker than expected iPhone 6s sales.

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Apple confirms acquisition of motion capture firm Faceshift

Article Image Months after rumors claimed Apple was behind the mysterious acquisition of real-time motion capture technology firm Faceshift, the Cupertino, Calif., company confirmed the purchase on Tuesday, but declined to offer details on the matter.

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Team claims $1 million bounty for remotely jailbreaking iOS 9.1 & 9.2

Article Image An anonymous team has claimed a $1 million bounty for zero-day exploits in iOS 9.1 and the 9.2 beta, potentially allowing someone to jailbreak an Apple device over the Internet.

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Apple's Cook says Android users bolting to iPhone – Really?

Apple CEO Tim Cook claimed this week that Android users are embracing the iPhone at a record rate. Those are fighting words in the endless Apple vs. Android war.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/30/apples-cook-says-android-users-bolting-to-iphone-really.html

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Dartmouth study concludes that famous Lee Harvey Oswald photo is no hoax

For decades, conspiracy theorists have claimed the famous “backyard photo” of Lee Harvey Oswald, which shows him holding the same type of rifle used to assassinate JFK, is a fake—a claim that Oswald himself made when he was arrested.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/20/dartmouth-study-concludes-that-famous-lee-harvey-oswald-photo-is-no-hoax.html

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Apple invents ring-style wearable device with voice control, haptics, cameras and more

Article Image It seems rumors that claimed Apple conducted research into an “iRing” wearable product were based in reality, as a new patent application reveals work on a finger-mounted device stuffed with microphones, motion sensors, a haptic feedback system, biometric sensors, cameras and even a small display.

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Purported 'iPhone 6s' box suggests Apple will keep entry-level capacity at 16GB

A sticker claimed to be for the packaging for Apple’s anticipated “iPhone 6s” shows a 16-gigabyte capacity, suggesting that Apple will stick with that memory level for its entry-level model.

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Hackers say they've posted data of adultery website Ashley Madison users online

Hackers claimed Tuesday to have leaked personal data of millions of people that was stolen in a cyberattack on the parent company of Ashley Madison, an online dating site aimed at people who wish to have extramarital affairs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/19/hackers-say-theyve-posted-data-adultery-website-ashley-madison-users-online/

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Apple refutes Apple Music survey, says 79% of trial customers still using service

Commenting on a recent survey conducted by research firm MusicWatch, which claimed only 52 percent of Apple Music trial customers still use the service, Apple said the actual attrition rate is closer to 21 percent.

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Apple refutes Apple Music survey, says 79% of trial customers still using service

Commenting on a recent survey conducted by research firm MusicWatch, which claimed only 52 percent of Apple Music trial customers still use the service, Apple said the actual attrition rate is closer to 21 percent.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/49180b14/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A80C180Capple0Erefutes0Eapple0Emusic0Esurvey0Esays0E790Eof0Etrial0Ecustomers0Estill0Eusing0Eservice/story01.htm

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New video shows alleged 'iPhone 6s' shell with reinforced sides, lighter weight

A new video published on Monday shows a gold iPhone shell claimed to be for Apple’s rumored “iPhone 6s,” and suggested that Apple has strategically reinforced portions of the device to avoid last year’s media-hyped “bendgate” controversy.

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Netflix confirms it won’t ruin your streaming with ads anytime soon

A report on Monday claimed that Netflix is toying with the idea of inserting pre-roll and post-roll ads in its original programs, which would be a first for the service. However, we have some good news: It looks like the company is already denying those reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/02/netflix-confirms-it-wont-ruin-your-streaming-with-ads-anytime-soon/

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Leaked Sony emails show MPAA’s opposition to fair use, confirms users are viewed as thieves

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The MPAA has often claimed it favored free use despite operating more like a mustachioed villain from an old movie serial. Documents from the Sony leak show otherwise.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/203654-leaked-sony-emails-show-mpaas-opposition-to-fair-use-confirms-users-are-viewed-as-thieves

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