Microsoft Revives the Intellimouse, Launching Soon for $40

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Nostalgia has a way of reviving the dead — in this case, the popular Intellimouse design that Microsoft brought to market nearly 20 years ago.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257936-microsoft-revives-intellimouse-launching-soon-40?source=Computing

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Nvidia’s CEO Declares Moore’s Law Dead

Nvidia’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, believes the traditional version of Moore’s Law is dead, replaced by a GPU trend he calls Hyper-Moore’s Law. He’s got a point.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256558-nvidias-ceo-declares-moores-law-dead?source=Computing

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Google backs away from making its own laptops

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The Chromebook Pixel is dead, but the future of the rumored Andromeda OS is still a mystery.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245186-google-backs-away-making-laptops?source=Computing

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Virginia gamer mysteriously dies during 24-hour charity gaming session

A Virginia gamer was mysteriously found dead Sunday while he was participating in a 24-hour charity gaming event he was hosting and producing alone from his home.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/22/virginia-gamer-mysteriously-dies-during-24-hour-charity-gaming-session.html

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Back from the dead — hackers manage to resuscitate suspended Twitter accounts

“What is dead may never die” has now become a catchphrase for Twitter, too. Or rather, for a hacker group known as “Spain Squad” that has discovered a method for resuscitating suspended and inactive accounts on Twitter.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/06/back-from-dead-hackers-manage-to-resuscitate-suspended-twitter-accounts.html

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Platform as a Platform


The platform land rush is definitely on. You can’t swing a dead cat, as the saying goes, without finding an announcement about some new platform or some established vendor’s attempt to enhance its existing platform. Some sorting out seems to be in order. What’s not a platform these days? Well, if it’s easy to substitute the word “application” for “platform,” then you should use “application,” because it will be more accurate. We’re suffering from word inflation all over the place.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83721.html?rss=1

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Pokemon NO . . . Cemeteries chide gamers who trample sacred ground

Cemeteries across the country are targeting the new walking dead . . . the hundreds of Pokemon GO gamers descending on sacred ground to catch the sought-after critters.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/18/pokemon-no-cemeteries-chide-gamers-who-trample-sacred-ground.html

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Australian computer scientist Craig Wright says he created Bitcoin

Satoshi Nakamoto never lived, but now he’s really dead. He was 8 years old. Nakamoto was the pseudonym of the person who created Bitcoin, the digital currency that anyone in the world can use to make online financial transactions anonymously. Since 2008, when he published the “white paper” that outlined Bitcoin’s technology, Nakamoto’s identity has been the subject of widespread speculation. Until now.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/02/australian-computer-scientist-craig-wright-says-created-bitcoin.html

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Apple confirms QuickTime for Windows is dead, Adobe stuck between rock and hard place

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Apple has formally confirmed that QuickTime is dead, but the company’s phase-out doesn’t seem to have taken the needs of its partners into account — and it’s not exactly bending over to notify users, either.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/226894-apple-confirms-quicktime-for-windows-is-dead-adobe-stuck-between-rock-and-hard-place

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Starz arrives on iOS, Apple TV as standalone service with $8.99 price tag

Article Image No longer will fans of “Ash vs. Evil Dead” be forced to keep a cable subscription or pony up to purchase full seasons, as premium content network Starz has become the latest company to join the on-demand content fray.

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