Facebook courts video makers for 'Watch' tab with financial incentives

For the many digital publishers who have been shifting their focus to video content, Facebook ’s new “Watch” video platform is a sight for sore eyes.

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Western Digital Unveils 96-layer NAND, 4-bit QLC breakthrough

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Western Digital has announced a pair of major breakthroughs in NAND flash technology. The company is claiming it will commercialize 96-layer 3D NAND next year, and that it has found a way to build NAND that can store up to four bits of data per cell.

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Digital River, Adobe Strengthen Cloud Commerce Alliance


Digital River has expanded its ties with Adobe Experience Manager to offer an end-to-end cloud commerce solution targeting the high-tech industry. The new solution, which is based on a 2015 agreement to integrate Digital River’s cloud-based Global Commerce Platform with Adobe Experience Manager, offers brands a fresh approach for bolstering their direct channel strategy and operating more competitively online. It lets brands tailor every element of the commerce journey while addressing the C-suite’s priorities, according to Digital River.

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Rumored Apple Plans Hint at Smart Speaker Battle Ahead


Apple reportedly has begun production of a high-end speaker with Siri-based digital assistant technology to compete directly with Amazon’s Alexa-based Echo speakers and the Google Assistant-powered Home speaker. Production is in the early stages, but the device could be unveiled as early as next week at WWDC, Apple’s annual developer conference. That would position the company to begin shipping in time for the winter holiday season. Inventec, which manufactures Apple AirPods, reportedly has landed the deal to build the intelligent speakers.

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Western Digital Adds Helium-Filled 10TB Drives to Consumer, Business Lines

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Western Digital is pushing its business and commercial storage array drives up to 10TB and offering them in helium-sealed flavors as well.

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Wetern Digital Ships 12TB Helium-Filled Hard Drive

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Western Digital has come through on its promise late last year to release a 12TB hard drive. It will not be cheap.

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The complete guide to spring cleaning your computer

Computer spring clean

Blow away those digital cobwebs

Your computer could use a spring clean just as much as your house. Here’s how to tidy up the clutter and keep your machine running smoothly for the year ahead.

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The scent of cybersecurity: Kaspersky Lab launches perfume

Can hackers smell fear? Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab is raising awareness of the digital threats facing users … by launching a perfume.

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The best ways to back up all your photos to the cloud

Keep your digital memories safe

Worried about losing your precious pictures? Make sure they’re saved for posterity on the web—whether you’re using iOS, Android, macOS, or Windows—with these leading…

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Microsoft Seeks Global Cybersecurity Accord


Microsoft has called on governments around the world to create a “digital Geneva Convention” as a way to normalize international cybersecurity rules and protect civilian use of the Internet.
President Brad Smith, who is also Microsoft’s chief legal officer, addressed the issue at the annual RSA conference held earlier this week in San Francisco, saying that governments — with the assistance of technology companies in the role of NGOs — need to establish international rules to protect civilians from cyberthreats during peacetime.

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Western Digital, Toshiba announce first 512Gbit 64-layer TLC 3D-NAND

Toshiba and Western Digital have jointly announced that they intend to commercialize 512Gb 3D NAND with 64-layer stacks by the second half of this year. NAND prices per GB could be headed for a significant reduction if both WD and Samsung can get new 64-layer chips into full production.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243962-western-digital-toshiba-announce-first-512gbit-64-layer-tlc-3d-nand?source=Computing

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Twitter glitch made 560,000 people follow Trump's @POTUS account

The transition to a new administration hit a digital snag following President Trump’s inauguration when a Twitter glitch made over half a million people follow the new president’s @POTUS account.

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Toshiba may spin off or sell its NAND flash business after accounting scandal, cost overruns

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Toshiba is in talks with Western Digital about the future of its NAND flash business following a disastrous business scandal and the collapse of its nuclear power ambitions.

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Western Digital announces high-capacity 12TB, 14TB helium-filled hard drives

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Western Digital has announced new 12TB, helium-filled hard drives, with a 14TB drive coming in the near future. The company has squeezed an eighth platter into a conventional 3.5-inch form factor, where other conventional drives top out at six.

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Google's Jamboard Aids Enterprise Brainstorming Sessions


Google on Tuesday announced Jamboard, a digital whiteboard for collaboration in the cloud. It’s compatible with G Suite and Google Search, as well as Google Drive. Users can collaborate and broadcast their work globally through Google Hangouts. Jamboard has a 55-inch 4K display with touchscreen functionality, a built-in HD camera, speakers, and WiFi connectivity. Features include sticky notes, stencils, and handwriting and shape recognition. The Jamboard will be available for purchase next year at a price point of less than $6,000.

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