Hackers breach public school databases, send out threatening texts

Hackers sent out threatening text messages to the parents of students claiming plans for violence at their schools. Although the threats were empty, authorities closed a number of schools just to be safe.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/09/hackers-breach-public-school-databases-send-out-threatening-texts.html

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Nearly 25 Percent of Windows Users Will Switch to Mac Within 6 Months: Survey

A new survey is claiming that up to 25 percent of the PC market could switch to Apple within the next 6-24 months, but data from independent analysis firms doesn’t back up that conclusion.

The post Nearly 25 Percent of Windows Users Will Switch to Mac Within 6 Months: Survey appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251869-survey-claims-25-windows-users-will-switch-mac-within-six-months?source=Computing

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Apple denied the massive iCloud hack (but you should still change your password)

A hacker group claiming to have access to hundreds of millions of iCloud accounts threatened to remotely wipe iPhones associated to these accounts unless Apple pays a ransom amounting to up to $100,000 in cryptocurrency or iTunes gift cards.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/apple-denied-massive-icloud-hack-but-should-still-change-your-password.html

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Tim Sweeney claims Microsoft will destroy Steam gradually using Windows 10

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Unreal developer Tim Sweeney has blasted Microsoft once again, claiming that the Universal Windows Platform is a long-term scheme to destroy applications like Steam. Is there any truth to it?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/232423-tim-sweeney-claims-microsoft-will-destroy-steam-gradually-using-windows-10

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U.S. Department of Energy plans to counter China's fastest supercomputer

In the wake of China’s TaihuLight claiming first place in last week’s ranking of the world’s top supercomputers, the U.S. Department of Energy has detailed its top contender to regain the title.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/24/u-s-department-energy-plans-to-counter-chinas-fastest-supercomputer.html

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Microsoft claims Edge delivers 70% more battery life than Chrome

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Redmond is claiming that Edge can deliver up to 70% more battery life than Google Chrome — and while obviously biased, Microsoft may be right.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230583-microsoft-claims-edge-delivers-70-more-battery-life-than-chrome

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Report claims Intel CPUs contain enormous security flaw

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A new report is claiming that the majority of Intel x86 processors contain a potentially devastating security flaw — but is it true?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230342-report-claims-intel-cpus-contain-enormous-security-flaw

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Pele sues Samsung over improper use of image in newspaper ad

Brazilian soccer legend Pele is suing Samsung in Chicago federal court, claiming the electronics company improperly used his identity in The New York Times.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/29/pele-sues-samsung-over-improper-use-image-in-newspaper-ad.html

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Shares of PayPal slide amidst rumors of browser-based Apple Pay checkout

Article Image PayPal stock dipped on Thursday, as investors reacted to a new rumor claiming Apple Pay may soon further encroach on its business with upcoming website integration.

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GPU computing breakthrough? Cloud rendering company claims to run CUDA on non-Nvidia GPUs

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The cloud rendering company Otoy is claiming to have invented a new software translation layer that would allow Nvidia’s CUDA to run on a variety of alternate GPUs, including AMD.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/224599-gpu-computing-breakthrough-cloud-rendering-company-claims-to-run-cuda-on-non-nvidia-gpus

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Apple patents magnetically detachable wireless earbuds for iPhone

Article Image Amid rumors claiming Apple’s next iPhone heralds the inexorable demise of the 3.5mm headphone jack, the company on Tuesday was granted a patent for a hybrid headphone design capable of both corded and wireless operation.

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Apple has become a regular at Stanford University's VR lab

Article Image Amid rumors claiming Apple is investing heavily in virtual and augmented reality solutions, it was revealed on Tuesday that the company has taken a recent interest in Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, sending representatives to visit the facility three times in as many months.

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Alleged 'iPad Air 3' schematic reaffirms Smart Connector, rear camera flash

Article Image Yet another schematic claiming to show off the design of Apple’s anticipated “iPad Air 3″ again includes a Smart Connector, rear camera LED flash, and four-speaker array.

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Microsoft's iOS keyboard to feature one-handed mode, coming soon to testers

Article Image One week after rumors surfaced claiming Microsoft has plans to bring its Word Flow mobile keyboard app to iOS, a report on Monday now says an early version is already in testing and will bring a special one-handed operating mode to Apple’s devices upon release.

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Lawyer filing class action case against Apple called "manifestly incompetent" by federal judge

Article Image A class action lawsuit claiming that AppleCare service plans were a “fraudulent and unlawful scheme” has been rejected by U.S. District Judge William Orrick, who portrayed the case as a contrived invention “for the purpose of initiating this lawsuit.”

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Apple to source OLED iPhone displays from Samsung and LG, report says

Article Image Adding to a growing number of rumors claiming iPhones will soon integrate OLED display technology, a report out of South Korea claims Apple is close finalizing a supply agreement that will see both Samsung and LG Display provide the necessary panels for the future handsets.

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Users once again say iTunes Match/Apple Music upload limits raised over 25,000 songs

Article Image Some users are again claiming that Apple has raised the song upload/matching limit for iTunes Match and Apple Music libraries over 25,000, as promised in June by SVP for Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4c074989/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C120C0A50Cusers0Eonce0Eagain0Esay0Eitunes0Ematchapple0Emusic0Eupload0Elimits0Eraised0Eover0E250A0A0A0Esongs/story01.htm

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