Scandal rocks Ohio State University as 83 students accused of cheating via app

For eons, students have found ways to cheat on exams and tests – looking at someone else’s test or paper, getting the answers beforehand or plagiarizing someone else’s work.Now, in an age where technology is pervasive in every facet of life, some have been accused of using an app to help them cheat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/13/scandal-rocks-ohio-state-university-as-83-students-accused-cheating-via-app.html

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2nd Gen) Tested: the Ultrabook to Buy if Your Boss Is Paying for It

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga and Yoga 920 side by side

For anyone looking for a lightweight Windows notebook that still packs a lot of power and features, we haven’t seen anything better on the market.

The post Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2nd Gen) Tested: the Ultrabook to Buy if Your Boss Is Paying for It appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Scientists have designed virtual human brain cells

For centuries, scientists who have dedicated their lives to studying the human brain have attempted to unlock its mysteries. The role the brain plays in human personality — as well as the myriad of disorders and conditions that come along with it — is often difficult to study because studying the organ while it’s still functioning in a human body is complicated. Now, researchers at The Allen Institute for Brain Science have introduced a new tool that could make such study a whole lot easier: functioning virtual brain cells.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/30/scientists-have-designed-virtual-human-brain-cells.html

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Dark Web decodes nun's letter from the 'devil'

For 341 years, scholars and occultists have been trying to decipher a letter purported to be from the Prince of Darkness, and this week, with the help of the Dark Web, they finally cracked the code.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/11/dark-web-decodes-nuns-letter-from-devil.html

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Exposed: Massive spambot exposes 711 million email addresses

‘For a sense of scale, that’s almost one address for every single man, woman and child in all of Europe,’ according to security researcher Troy Hunt.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/31/exposed-massive-spambot-exposes-711-million-email-addresses.html

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Another alleged Apple television sighting kicks off the rumor mill again

For years, analysts have predicted the coming of an Apple television. Although their prophecies have never come to pass, newly leaked photos indicate that an Apple TV may be in the works.

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Trump attacks Amazon on Twitter again, says it's 'doing great damage' to retailers

For the second time in a little over a month, President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to attack Amazon over taxes.

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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.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/11/facebook-courts-video-makers-for-watch-tab-with-financial-incentives.html

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Revolutionary new ZERO1 football helmet may help NFL players reduce concussions

For more than half a century, football helmets have done a great job of preventing skull fractures, but they’ve been ineffective when it came to preventing concussions and protecting the brain. But now there’s a new helmet that’s been designed to protect not only the skull, but what’s inside it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/revolutionary-new-zero1-football-helmet-may-help-nfl-players-reduce-concussions.html

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Safety first! Volvo's intelligent drive and sensing technologies work to mitigate accidents

For more than four decades, Volvo has been an industry leader in providing innovative safety features that warn drivers of road hazards that can cause car accidents.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/21/safety-first-volvos-intelligent-drive-and-sensing-technologies-work-to-mitigate-accidents.html

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Salesforce Parallelism


For several years now, Salesforce has built distinct product lines that all work off the same platform and can integrate in interesting ways. There are product lines for the enterprise, small and mid-sized businesses, business-to-business firms and business-to-consumer operations — and probably some others that I haven’t considered. For instance, the AppExchange contains a wealth of apps for very specialized types of front-office business, as well as some back-office apps, like accounting.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84605.html?rss=1

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You won't have to wait until November to buy Apple's next-gen iPhone 8

For as popular as the iPhone already is, Apple’s iconic smartphone will take things to the next level once the iPhone 8 is released later this year. Said to feature a sleek new redesign with an edge-to-edge display, the iPhone 8 will likely spur the largest and most significant upgrade cycle Apple has seen yet. After all, seeing as how the iPhone form factor has more or less remained unchanged since the 2014 release of the iPhone 6, current iPhone owners have been pining for something fresh and different for years now. And for anyone curious about the iPhone 8 form factor, we recently posted exclusive photos of what the final iPhone 8 design will likely look like.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/22/wont-have-to-wait-until-november-to-buy-apples-next-gen-iphone-8.html

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Free alternatives to Microsoft Word, Photoshop and more

For years, people have grumbled about the price of software. Adobe products have always been expensive, and many customers were agitated when the company shifted to “Creative Cloud,” which meant a monthly or annual subscription. Meanwhile, Microsoft Office is a staple for computers everywhere, but the price tag often irritates people who just want a decent word processor.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/20/free-alternatives-to-microsoft-word-photoshop-and-more.html

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Social media live videos a disturbing new platform for public suicides

For two hours, Naika Venant spoke about her troubles on Facebook’s live streaming service before the 14-year-old girl used a headscarf to hang herself from a shower rod inside a Miami foster home.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/17/social-media-live-videos-disturbing-new-platform-for-public-suicides.html

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Facebook is using AI to identify suicidal thoughts — but it's not enough, experts say

For many of its nearly 2 billion users, Facebook is the primary channel of communication, a place where they can share their thoughts, post pictures and discuss every imaginable topic of interest.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/09/facebook-is-using-ai-to-identify-suicidal-thoughts-but-its-not-enough-experts-say.html

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Amazon Echo vs. Google Home in a virtual standoff

For decades, we have seen people talk to computers in science fiction movies. Dave spoke to HAL. Michael Knight was assisted by KITT. Captain Picard directed “Computer.” The computers were smart and personable, and they (usually) did what they were told.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/24/amazon-echo-vs-google-home-in-virtual-standoff.html

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