How Amazon's ad business could threaten Google and Facebook

It’s easy to see how Amazon.com Inc. threatens the world’s retailers. But analysts, brands and advertising agencies are waking up to the fact that a growing piece of Amazon’s business impinges on turf now controlled by two other tech titans, Google and Facebook.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/29/how-amazons-ad-business-could-threaten-google-and-facebook.html

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Google Details Spectre and Meltdown Fixes for Its Cloud Services

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It wasn’t easy, but Google rolled out patches to its services, and you didn’t even notice.

The post Google Details Spectre and Meltdown Fixes for Its Cloud Services appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261991-google-details-spectre-meltdown-fixes-cloud-services?source=Computing

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Western Digital’s My Cloud Storage Devices Have Hard-Coded Backdoor

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Western Digital’s My Cloud network attached storage (NAS) devices claim to offer an easy, all-in-one solution for storing your data at home. However, they might also be providing an easy, all-in-one solution for hackers to steal your data take control of your device.

The post Western Digital’s My Cloud Storage Devices Have Hard-Coded Backdoor appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261670-western-digitals-cloud-storage-devices-hard-coded-backdoor?source=Computing

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What is an Amazon Dash Button, and should you buy one?

Amazon’s miniature shopping gadget looks fun and easy to use, but the question still lingers for some: What is an Amazon Dash Button? Here, we break down how it works and the benefits to owning one.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/11/what-is-amazon-dash-button-and-should-buy-one.html

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Cockroaches may be inside your PS4

The console’s wide ventilation grates at the bottom make it easy for roaches to enter. It also doesn’t help that people usually lay their consoles horizontally inside media cabinets close to the ground.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/19/cockroaches-may-be-inside-your-ps4.html

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Phew! Taking selfies doesn't make you a narcissist

Sure, it’s easy to label selfie-takers as self-obsessed, but a new small study finds that those who snap photos of themselves aren’t necessarily narcissists.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/18/phew-taking-selfies-doesnt-make-narcissist.html

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'Pokemon Go': These are the hardest Pokemon to catch

Catching Pokemon in one of the hottest mobile games of all time is not always easy, regardless of bugs and other annoyances that might cause you even more trouble than normal.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/17/pokemon-go-these-are-hardest-pokemon-to-catch.html

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Vendors Gain Congressional Support on IT Pricing


Selling information technology to the U.S. government is never easy, and it’s even harder when a vendor cannot highlight the qualitative differences it believes separates its competencies from other providers competing for the same work. Yet a major contracting tool federal agencies use in seeking IT products and services tends to smother those differences in skills and competencies — much to the chagrin of IT providers. Now, Congress is taking steps to reduce the vendors’ anxiety.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83537.html?rss=1

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iPhone SE generating low traffic at Apple Stores, in line with predictions, analyst says

Article Image The iPhone SE — which officially went on sale earlier on Thursday — is still easy to find in stock at Apple Stores in the U.S., according to checks by a well-known analyst.

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Why Apple's Night Shift in iOS 9.3 will help you get a better night's sleep

Article Image It’s easy to dismiss Apple’s new Night Shift mode — introduced in iOS 9.3 — as a gimmicky bolt-on, but it’s actually a helpful feature rooted in years of sleep science.

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Obama wants White House tech woes fixed for incoming President, starting with terrible Wi-Fi

It’s easy to imagine the leader of the free world gets all the best things for free, but that is not the case.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/09/obama-wants-white-house-tech-woes-fixed-for-incoming-president-starting-with-terrible-wi-fi.html

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