Kids under 8 watch less TV, spend more time on mobile devices, study finds

The amount of time children under eight years old spend on mobile devices has more than tripled over the past four years, a new study has found.

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AMD Launches 8-Core Ryzen Threadripper 1900X CPU

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AMD’s new Ryzen Threadripper 1900X offers eight cores and higher clock speeds, but can it keep up with Intel’s Core i7-7820X? That’s less clear.

The post AMD Launches 8-Core Ryzen Threadripper 1900X CPU appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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BLAZING: 'Hyper Chariot' pods can travel 4,000 miles per hour

Need to travel 400 miles in eight minutes? Just hop in a Hyper Chariot pod, which uses roller coaster–type technology akin to the Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop train and will be able to travel up to 4000 miles per hour.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/10/blazing-hyper-chariot-pods-can-travel-4000-miles-per-hour.html

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These dolls with artificial intelligence can read your child's emotions

Talking dolls are so yesterday.Researchers are working on a new doll that can recognize eight emotions – like surprise and happiness – thanks to a chip and battery that give it artificial intelligence qualities, according to New Scientist.

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Firefox 54 Finally Supports Multithreading, May Beat Chrome on RAM Usage

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After eight years of work, Mozilla has released a new version of Firefox with multi-threaded browsing support.

The post Firefox 54 Finally Supports Multithreading, May Beat Chrome on RAM Usage appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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MacBook Pro saves man's life in Ft. Lauderdale shooting

Five people were killed and eight were injured in Friday’s shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. One man says that a MacBook Pro in his backpack saved his life.

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Galaxy Note 7 getting banned on flights

The Note 7 is becoming increasingly unwelcome on planes worldwide. At least eight international airlines are prohibiting Note 7 owners from bringing the smartphone on their flights.

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DARPA aims to develop smarter, nimbler vehicles

DARPA announced on Tuesday that it has awarded contracts to eight organizations to develop smarter, more agile ground vehicles that aren’t burdened by extra armor.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/27/darpa-aims-to-develop-smarter-nimbler-vehicles.html

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Lifting the veil: Microsoft now publishing Windows 10 patch notes

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Eight months after it declared it would no longer release patch notes for Windows 10, Microsoft has kept its promise and reversed course. The first set of patch notes may be a bit sparse, but it’s far better than nothing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/222743-lifting-the-veil-microsoft-now-publishing-windows-10-patch-notes

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Time Warner Cable says 320,000 customer passwords at risk after suspected hack

Eight days into 2016 and we’re already hearing news of the year’s first serious online security breach.

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Intel reportedly prepping 10-core Broadwell-E processors with 25MB L3 cache

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Intel may be prepping a 10-core Broadwell-E variant for the high-end market — with new eight and six-core chips coming as well.

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First take video: 3D Touch adds new depth in navigation for iPhone 6s, 6s Plus

Article Image It’s been eight years since the original iPhone introduced its fully finger-driven, capacitative multitouch interface, completely erasing the market for button, trackball and stylus-driven phones. This year, Apple is enhancing its iPhone multitouch with the new depth afforded by pressure sensitive 3D Touch technology.

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As Apple's iPhone turns 8, Force Touch and Touch ID are ready for the future

Eight years after redefining the mobile computing experience with multitouch, Apple is laying the groundwork for yet another revolution with Force Touch and deep investments in biometric authentication technology that could make future iPhones even more secure and easier to use.

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