7 steps for crafting the perfect password

Your password can ruin your life. I know that sounds dramatic, but it’s true. If someone figures out your email password, you’re in trouble. Social media? Even worse. Once hackers access your online bank account, they can wreck your finances, and you may feel the repercussions of that break-in for years.

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Microsoft Set to Unveil New Surface Pro With No USB-C or Thunderbolt

Microsoft's Surface has gone from a proof of concept into the spearhead of Microsoft's hardware business

Microsoft is prepping an update to its Surface Pro 4, but the company won’t be making any dramatic changes to its hardware.

The post Microsoft Set to Unveil New Surface Pro With No USB-C or Thunderbolt appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249628-microsoft-set-unveil-new-surface-pro-no-usb-c-thunderbolt-support?source=Computing

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AMD Racks Up Ryzen Revenue, Narrows Q1 Loss


AMD’s Q1 2017 results are in, and they show a dramatic improvement in the company’s overall position thanks to its new Ryzen CPU core.

The post AMD Racks Up Ryzen Revenue, Narrows Q1 Loss appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Eagle grabs boy, and it's captured on Instagram

In a dramatic photo, an Instagram user in Australia captured a close encounter between a boy and a very large bird when a wedge-tailed eagle grabbed the youth’s head with its talons.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/14/eagles-grabs-boy-and-its-captured-on-instagram.html

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Groupon Flies High on Alibaba Investment

Groupon’s stock slipped a little on Wednesday, following Tuesday’s dramatic 40 percent spike on the news that Alibaba had purchased about a 5 percent stake in the company. Alibaba last week disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it had bought about 33 million shares of Groupon. The disclosure boosted shares of Alibaba, as well as the struggling Yahoo, which owns a stake in Alibaba. Groupon last week released an encouraging Q4 earnings report, and the company’s stock rose by roughly 29 percent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83123.html?rss=1

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Aaron Sorkin's 'Steve Jobs' flops at the box office

Article Image “Steve Jobs,” the dramatic, fictionalized depiction of Apple’s cofounder written by Aaron Sorkin and starring Michael Fassbender, has flopped on its national release, bringing in just $7.3 million for a film that cost $30 million to make.

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Rosetta snaps dramatic comet outburst

Comet 67P is getting hot and bothered. Dramatic pictures from outbursts on the increasingly active comet are being returned by the chasing probe Rosetta as it hurtles round the sun.

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FAA green lights commercial drone use for movie and TV companies

Thanks to a ruling by the FAA Thursday, a number of movie and TV production companies looking to shoot a dramatic aerial sequence can now ignore the pricey helicopter and instead employ the services of a professional drone operator. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/26/faa-green-lights-commercial-drone-use-for-movie-and-tv-companies/

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Windows 9 may remove the Metro interface for desktop PC users, feature one-click upgrade process

Windows 9, with resurrected Start menu and Metro apps running in a Window on the Desktop
According to new Windows 9 leaks and rumors, it seems we could be in for some dramatic changes by the time the first public preview of Windows 9 rolls around on September 30. The most recent leaked builds of Windows 9 (codename Threshold) indicate that Microsoft will finally fix the awful upgrade process that has plagued Windows for almost two decades, replacing it with a one-click upgrade system. Perhaps more excitingly, another source says that Windows 9 will formally split the Metro and Desktop interfaces: Tablets will be restricted to Metro, while laptops and desktops will be locked to the standard Desktop interface.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/188683-windows-9-may-remove-the-metro-interface-for-desktop-pc-users-feature-one-click-upgrade-process

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