Dell Sells PCs Without Intel’s Management Engine, but With Tradeoffs

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It’s technically possible to buy a laptop without Intel’s Management Engine enabled, but there are significant tradeoffs and these systems aren’t typically available to ordinary consumers. Read on for details.

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Facebook used anti-Semitic ad categories, report says

Facebook enabled advertisers to target the news feeds of users who expressed anti-Semitic interests, according to a report by ProPublica Thursday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/14/facebook-used-anti-semitic-ad-categories-report-says.html

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'Who's there?' Amazon's Echo sees potential beyond voice in smart home security

Smart & Safe Tech: Amazon Echo has enabled voice control of smart security devices to keep your home safe. Traditional security providers like ADT are also working with Amazon to integrate with Alexa.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/28/whos-there-amazons-echo-sees-potential-beyond-voice-in-smart-home-security.html

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FBI reportedly paid hackers for tool that cracked San Bernardino gunman's iPhone

The FBI reportedly paid professional hackers for a piece of hardware that enabled investigators to access an iPhone belonging to San Bernardino gunman Syed Farook.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/13/fbi-reportedly-paid-hackers-for-tool-that-cracked-san-bernardino-gunmans-iphone.html

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IBM’s resistive computing could massively accelerate AI — and get us closer to Asimov’s Positronic Brain

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Neural networks have enabled a revolution in machine learning. IBM researchers show how resistive computing can be used to make them massively more powerful.

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Neato adds Apple Watch control to robotic vacuum in new app update

Article Image Neato Robotics this week issued an app update for its Wi-Fi enabled Botvac Connected vacuum cleaner, allowing users to take control of their autonomous cleaning device from Apple Watch for the first time.

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Demandware Teams With eBay on Omnichannel E-Commerce Solution


Demandware and eBay Enterprise on Monday announced an alliance to develop a fully enabled omnichannel commerce solution that will provide integrated access to Demandware’s Commerce Cloud platform and eBay Enterprise’s suite of back-end and fulfillment technologies and services. The solution will let current and prospective clients significantly reduce the complexity of managing their front- and back-end systems to deliver an all-around customer experience, said the companies, which have several customers in common, including Michaels Stores.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83002.html?rss=1

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Ford Sync update brings Siri Eyes Free support to more than 5M vehicles

Article Image Detroit automaker Ford enabled Siri Eyes Free integration for more than five million car owners with the release of a Sync infotainment system software update on Thursday, an upgrade compatible with cars dating back to the 2011 model year.

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UK banks HSBC, First Direct go live with promised Apple Pay support

U.K. bank HSBC and its First Direct brand enabled support for Apple Pay on Thursday, delivering on an earlier promise and filling in an important coverage gap in the region.

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Booming retail sales enable Apple to negotiate low rent prices at malls

The popularity of Apple’s retail outlets has enabled the company to negotiate extremely low rent rates at malls, which in turn benefit from the additional foot traffic.



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Qualcomm eyes future full of connected cars and smart routers

Cars enabled with high-speed 4G network connectivity are set to play a big part in the auto industry’s future, according to Cristiano Amon, executive vice president of chipmaker Qualcomm.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/18/qualcomm-eyes-future-full-connected-cars-and-smart-routers/

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