Facebook wants you to find friends with similar interests in latest app update

A new Facebook things in common feature allows users to see what they have in common with other users, including mutually liked pages, events attended, places lived, and even work history.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/09/facebook-wants-to-find-friends-with-similar-interests-in-latest-app-update.html

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Federal Agencies Mirror Commercial Websites for Encryption


Private and public sector organizations share a common goal in hosting Internet websites: making sure that connections with customers and citizens are secure. However, complete security is not yet universal in either sector. Google and Mozilla are among many entities promoting Internet security via the adoption of Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure technology, or HTTPS, versus the basic and less secure HTTP technology that underpins Internet service. Within the public sector, the federal CIO and the GSA are promoting HTTPS as well.

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Business Agility and the Platform


A common perception of business agility is that it revolves around quickness, especially quickness in the service of accelerating a deal or transaction. That’s a good starting point, but agility actually goes deeper — especially now that so many structural changes, like cloud computing and subscriptions, have turned up the dial on everyday business. Part one in organizing for agility might consist of building applications that accurately reflect the business processes lines of business engage in.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83893.html?rss=1

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Buy now or wait? Apple's new iPhone SE vs. the rumored 'iPhone 7'

Article Image It’s one of the most common questions any prospective smartphone buyer asks: Should I buy now, or wait? The launch of the iPhone SE — an uncharacteristic-for-Apple mid-cycle upgrade — makes the answer slightly more complex this year.

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Rise of the machines? The danger of autonomous weapons

It’s a common theme in science fiction – machines rising up against their human masters. But it could be a real threat, warn researchers at the recent World Economic Forum. Unlike today’s drones, which are still controlled by human operators, autonomous weapons could potentially be programmed to select and engage targets on their own.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/21/rise-machines-danger-autonomous-weapons.html

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Don't open that attachment from your office scanner

Malware makes its way to computers in many ways, but one of the most common methods is by tricking users into opening email attachments that seem to have come from a friend, relative or other trustworthy sender.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/12/dont-open-that-attachment-from-your-office-scanner.html

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Atlanta nonprofit teaches grandparents how to text – and stay in touch

“My grandkids never call” is a common complaint among older Americans, but an Atlanta nonprofit group has a solution: teach grandparents how to text.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/27/atlanta-nonprofit-teaches-grandparents-how-to-text-and-stay-in-touch.html

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Apple now owns the VR company that worked on 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

What do Apple and Star Wars have in common? A company called Faceshift. Apple has now confirmed that it acquired a company that worked on the latest Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/25/apple-now-owns-vr-company-that-worked-on-star-wars-force-awakens.html

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Apple opens cryptographic libraries to developers in bid to encourage more security

Article Image Apple has opened its Security Framework and Common Crypto libraries to developers, hoping to foster tighter levels of security in third-party apps.

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CTruk taps THOR for new military workboats

What do wind farms at sea and military technology have in common? CTruk amphibious vessels. Boatmaker CTruk, which builds wind farm service vessels, has launched a prototype craft for the military based on THOR, aka the Twin Hulled Offshore Raider.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/21/ctruk-taps-thor-for-new-military-workboats.html

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Supermassive black hole observation made possible by helium hard drives

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Black hole research and helium-filled hard drives may not seem to have much in common, but storage advances are critical to astrometric observations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/212614-supermassive-black-hole-observation-made-possible-by-helium-hard-drives

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iPhone 6 in India takes a turn for the worse, decides to explode on the road

Exploding smartphones aren’t exactly a common occurrence, especially in India, but that’s exactly what happened to Kishan Yadav’s iPhone 6, reports The Times of India.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/25/iphone-6-in-india-takes-turn-for-worse-decides-to-explode-on-road/

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5 IT Security Implementation Myths


There’s a common perception that implementing comprehensive IT security to protect against today’s sophisticated threats and attacks is a difficult and expensive task, and that the benefits of replacing current solutions, even if highly ineffective, are seldom worthwhile. This mindset has resulted in many businesses dealing with a virtual patchwork of disparate systems that are time consuming to manage and costly to keep running at a high performance level. Worse, they are ineffective, leaving organizations vulnerable to cyberattacks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82074.html?rss=1

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AMD’s Carrizo and Carrizo-L are both 28nm, mobile-only processors

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AMD showed off its new Carrizo APU at CES 2015, with updated support for H.265 and a common platform for its own high and lower-power laptop chips. 20nm APUs, however, won’t be coming to desktop or mobile in 2015.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/197241-amds-carrizo-and-carrizo-l-are-both-28nm-mobile-only-processors

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