Missing plane: US firm in talks to use its tech to help find MH370

Malaysia Airlines’ Flight MH370 went missing in 2014. Despite a huge search effort, the passenger plane has never been found, but now a U.S. firm is hoping to use its underwater technology in a renewed bid to locate the aircraft.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/23/missing-plane-us-firm-in-talks-to-use-its-tech-to-help-find-mh370.html

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Elon Musk facing growing chorus of critics on 'evil' artificial intelligence

Despite Elon Musk’s continued warnings, evil machines won’t take over the world, two experts said this week.

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Apple receives Senate inquiry on Face ID privacy concerns

Despite trying to assuage fears its new facial recognition technology is safe, Apple has received an inquiry from the U.S. Senate about just how safe it really is.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/14/apple-receives-senate-inquiry-on-face-id-privacy-concerns.html

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$2.9 Million Pizza-Making Robot Still Can’t Make Pizza

Rodyman-Feature

Rodyman, the pizza-making robot, is having trouble with his pizza, despite four years of work. Will the robot be ready to make dough in time for the Naples Pizza Festival in May 2018?

The post $2.9 Million Pizza-Making Robot Still Can’t Make Pizza appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254153-2-9-million-dollar-pizza-making-robot-still-cant-make-pizza?source=Computing

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WannaCry virus inadvertenly helps Australian drivers avoid speeding tickets

Despite taking down more than 300,000 computers around the world in over 150 countries, affecting countless organizations, the WannaCry ransomware may have helped some unwitting Australian motorists.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/23/wannacry-virus-inadvertenly-helps-australian-drivers-avoid-speeding-tickets.html

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If you're hoping humans find evidence of life on Mars, scientists have some very good news

Despite all of the breathtaking photos, video, observations, and scientific discoveries that have happened so far on Mars — thanks to probes, rovers, and the like — there’s one burning question that remains completely unanswered: was there ever life there?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/02/if-youre-hoping-humans-find-evidence-life-on-mars-scientists-have-some-very-good-news.html

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Blind boy thanks Nintendo for making a video game just for him

Despite having the unfortunate handicap of being blind, a fifth-grader in Japan sent a letter to Nintendo thanking them for making the video game series “Rhythm Heaven,” allowing him to play video games.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/blind-boy-thanks-nintendo-for-making-video-game-just-for-him.html

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Adobe bets on Chromebooks for education with slew of mobile apps

Lightroom mobile on a variety of platforms

Despite the popularity of Chromebooks, they have suffered from a lack of first-class applications. Now, Adobe is leveraging Google’s new Android on Chromebook effort to bring some of its top mobile applications on board.

The post Adobe bets on Chromebooks for education with slew of mobile apps appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243230-embargo-jan-24-10am-et-adobe-bets-chromebooks-education-slew-mobile-apps?source=Computing

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The Mac’s user share just fell to a five-year low

MacBook Pro Touch Bar

Apple’s user share is dropping, despite the recent launch of new MacBook Pro models. Is the company headed back towards less than five percent of the PC market?

The post The Mac’s user share just fell to a five-year low appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242240-macs-user-share-just-fell-five-year-low?source=Computing

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Apple said to be considering wearable glasses, augmented reality

Google Glass with Intel Inside

Apple is reportedly considering a foray into the wearable glasses market, despite the complete failure of anyone else to build a product people wanted to buy.

The post Apple said to be considering wearable glasses, augmented reality appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/239442-apple-said-considering-wearable-glasses-augmented-reality?source=Computing

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Zuckerberg shares painful moment in Facebook history

Mark Zuckerberg has led Facebook to become one of the most valuable and respected companies in the world. But despite all of his successes, he rarely talks about the challenges he’s faced along the way.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/wffJmqn2WD8/index.html

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5 reasons why your Wi-Fi is slow (and how to fix it)

For the two decades that the internet has been in our lives, despite all the changes and technology improvements, one constant has remained: pokey connections.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/31/5-reasons-why-your-wi-fi-is-slow-and-how-to-fix-it.html

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We may soon finally know what a black hole actually looks like

Despite what Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” and fancy NASA visualizations may have led you to believe, we’ve never actually seen a black hole.

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Linksys bucks trend, will support open source firmware on WRT routers

Linksys WRT1900C
Linksys isn’t going to abandon the open-source firmware community, despite the FCC’s new regulations. Some of the company’s routers will continue to support OpenWRT.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/228414-linksys-bucks-trend-will-support-open-source-firmware-on-wrt-routers

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White House won't publicly back legislation allowing judges to order decryption – report

Article Image Despite recent comments by President Obama, the White House won’t publicly support upcoming draft legislation that would let judges order companies like Apple to help decrypt their products, a report said on Thursday.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4ec9a1cf/sc/7/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A40C0A70Cwhite0Ehouse0Ewont0Epublicly0Eback0Elegislation0Eallowing0Ejudges0Eto0Eorder0Edecryption0E0E0Ereport/story01.htm

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White House won't publicly back legislation allowing judges to order decryption – report

Article Image Despite recent comments by President Obama, the White House won’t publicly support upcoming draft legislation that would let judges order companies like Apple to help decrypt their products, a report said on Thursday.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4ec9a1cf/sc/7/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A40C0A70Cwhite0Ehouse0Ewont0Epublicly0Eback0Elegislation0Eallowing0Ejudges0Eto0Eorder0Edecryption0E0E0Ereport/story01.htm

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