DSEI: From Leopards to Boxers — top armored vehicles grab attention at defense show

Tanks and other armored vehicles showed up in full force at the largest military tech show on Earth – Defense and Security Equipment International (DSEI) last week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/18/dsei-from-leopards-to-boxers-top-armored-vehicles-grab-attention-at-defense-show.html

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5 scams that fool even the smartest people

Many people laugh at scams. We see an email from a mysterious stranger that’s full of odd phrases and terrible misspellings, and we instantly share it on social media. “The Prince of Nigeria wants to send me bars and bars of gold!” we write, adding a laughing emoji. “Should I take it?”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/26/5-scams-that-fool-even-smartest-people.html

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Password guru has new advice for keeping your data safe

Bill Burr, who advised people to use passwords full of obscure characters, capital letters and numbers, has new advice for keeping your data safe.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/password-guru-has-new-advice-for-keeping-your-data-safe.html

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Microsoft Will Let You Revert Your Surface Laptop to Windows 10 S


The Surface Laptop can now be reverted to Windows 10 S if you don’t like having the full version of Windows 10 Pro, Unfortunately, you’ll have to wipe the machine to do it.

The post Microsoft Will Let You Revert Your Surface Laptop to Windows 10 S appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251153-microsoft-surface-laptop-revert-windows-10-s-if-you-hate-running-applications?source=Computing

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Apple finally upgrades the Mac Pro, admits the trash can design sucks

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Apple has updated its Mac Pro workstations with slightly improved processors, but the big news is a full platform redesign coming sometime next year. Why? Because the current Mac Pro can’t be meaningfully upgraded in its present form. Oops.

The post Apple finally upgrades the Mac Pro, admits the trash can design sucks appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/247101-apple-finally-upgrades-mac-pro-admits-trash-can-design-sucks?source=Computing

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How to watch the NCAA tournament while at work

The NCAA college basketball tournament starts in full tomorrow, as teams from around the country duke (pun intended) it out to see who’s crowned champion. Chances are though, you’ll be at work though and may not be able to sneak away from your desk to watch the games.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/15/how-to-watch-ncaa-tournament-while-at-work.html

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Apple's AirPods are now available for purchase

If you want to take full advantage of Apple’s new W1 wireless chip and you don’t mind looking a bit… peculiar… you’re in luck because Apple’s new AirPods are finally available for purchase from Apple’s online store.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/13/apples-airpods-are-now-available-for-purchase.html

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Tesla declares victory on self-driving car hardware, announces full autonomous capability

Tesla's new hardware provides an improved view of what is around the car
Tesla has upgraded its Autopilot hardware to a level it claims will be able to support its new Full Self-Driving Capability, once the software is ready. This puts it at odds with most of its competitors, who are still feverishly working with expensive, prototype hardware.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/237946-tesla-declares-victory-on-self-driving-car-hardware-announces-full-autonomous-capability?source=Computing

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Report: Companies in the Dark About Their Open Source Risk Exposure

Commercial software is full of security vulnerabilities from unpatched open source components developers use, according to a report Black Duck Software issued last week. Software companies misjudge how much open source code their commercial products contain, according to the report, which is based on an analysis of 200 applications researchers viewed over the previous six months. Ninety-five percent of applications include open source code components, and 67 percent of open source components had unpatched vulnerabilities, researchers found.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83480.html?rss=1

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After years of setbacks, semiconductor industry is cautiously optimistic about EUV lithography

EUV is moving to full production in fits and starts, and the industry is slightly positive on its long-term trends. Much remains to be done, however, if we want to see EUV lithography by 2021-2022.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/223834-after-years-of-setbacks-semiconductor-industry-is-cautiously-optimistic-about-euv-lithography

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Poor OEM designs, single-channel RAM sabotage AMD’s Carrizo

AMD Carrizo
The first full review of multiple Carrizo systems doesn’t find much to be happy about — mostly for reasons beyond AMD’s control. Carrizo improves on Kaveri, but the Intel situation isn’t good.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/222662-poor-oem-designs-single-channel-ram-sabotage-amds-carrizo

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No, Microsoft isn’t uploading your cryptographic keys so it can hand them to the FBI

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Worried about Microsoft’s full disk encryption? You probably don’t need to be — and there are ways to stop the program from uploading your recovery key to the cloud.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/220129-no-microsoft-isnt-uploading-your-cryptographic-keys-so-it-can-hand-them-to-the-fbi

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Apple CEO Tim Cook calls US tax code outdated and 'awful for America'

Article Image The full interview between Charlie Rose and Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook will air this Sunday, but CBS has posted a teaser clip from the conversation, in which Cook again defended his company’s tax policies, stating that they pay more than any other company in a “backwards” system.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4c56b115/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C120C180Capple0Eceo0Etim0Ecook0Ecalls0Eus0Etax0Ecode0Eoutdated0Eand0Eawful0Efor0Eamerica/story01.htm

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Rounding up the best Apple MacBook, iMac, iPad, and Apple Watch deals of Black Friday 2015

Article Image With the 2015 shopping season now officially in full swing, finalized Apple Black Friday deals are now live. We’ve curated the creme of the crop in this roundup that highlights $50-$100 off Apple Watch, $25-$150 off current iPads, up to $650 off MacBooks, up to $500 off iMacs, and much, much more.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4bd4a9dd/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C110C270Crounding0Eup0Ethe0Ebest0Eapple0Emacbook0Eimac0Eipad0Eand0Eapple0Ewatch0Edeals0Eof0Eblack0Efriday0E20A15/story01.htm

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Adobe Photoshop Fix & Mix get iOS 9 multitasking, iPad Pro support

Article Image Adobe has updated its two main Photoshop apps for iOS, Fix and Mix, with full support for iOS 9’s multitasking features, as well as the upcoming iPad Pro.

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