George Soros slams Google, Facebook, says they're 'menace' to society

Further adding fuel to the fire that is currently engulfing social media and the tech sector, billionaire investor George Soros has slammed Facebook and Google, calling them a “menace” and “obstacles to innovation.”

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Samsung Begins Mass Production of 2nd Generation 10nm LPP Process Node

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Samsung’s second-generation 10nm node, 10nm LPP, is now ready for mass production, with further performance and power consumption improvements over its older technology, 10nm LPE.

The post Samsung Begins Mass Production of 2nd Generation 10nm LPP Process Node appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259703-samsung-announces-mass-production-2nd-generation-10nm-lpp-process-node?source=Computing

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Amazon dives deeper into tech to go after Walmart

As Amazon expands further into the enormous grocery market, it’s launching stores letting users pick up groceries straight from their car, swiping at one of Walmart’s last advantages.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/29/amazon-dives-deeper-into-tech-to-go-after-walmart.html

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Lithium-ion battery inventor touts new battery breakthrough

Not all tech geniuses are barely old enough to shave. For proof, look no further than John Goodenough, who was 57 years old when he co-invented the lithium ion battery, which is very likely the power source for, among other things, the device on which you’re reading this.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/08/lithium-ion-battery-inventor-touts-new-battery-breakthrough.html

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Intel may add Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 to next-generation chipsets

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Intel may integrate USB 3.1 and Wi-Fi into its next-generation 300-series chipsets, further consolidating peripheral technology and giving desktop users built-in wireless support on all platforms.

The post Intel may add Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 to next-generation chipsets appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Rumor: Apple's new 9.7" iPad will carry premium $599 starting price for 32GB

Article Image In a move that will perhaps further emphasize the anticipated “Pro” branding, Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad is rumored to carry a starting price of $599 for 32 gigabytes of capacity, a $100 increase over the traditional new iPad entry point.

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First look: Apple adds voice dictation to latest Apple TV with tvOS 9.2 beta 3

Article Image This week’s release of tvOS 9.2 beta 3 further addresses the device’s text input shortcomings, giving users the ability to enter words using their voice, rather than the onscreen keyboard.

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iPhone 6s, 6s Plus will ship to Russia, Ireland, Spain & 37 more countries Oct. 9

Article Image The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will ship to a further 40 countries and territories starting on Oct. 9, followed by addition rollouts on Oct. 10 and Oct. 16, Apple said on Monday.

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Apple issues third OS X 10.10.5 beta to developers with minor changes

Late on Wednesday Apple seeded a third beta of OS X 10.10.5 to developers, further paving the road for what may be the last major update of OS X Yosemite.

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Apple issues sixth beta of OS X El Capitan to developers

Apple on Monday released a sixth developer beta of OS X El Capitan, further refining the operating system as it rapidly approaches a fall release date.

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Apple plans to increase Watch's retail availability in anticipation of major holiday demand

Apple is planning to further improve retail availablity of the Apple Watch ahead of the holiday shopping season, working on the assumption that the device will be a hot gift item, CEO Tim Cook revealed on Tuesday.

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Samsung surprises deaf man when entire neighborhood learns to sign

If you’re on the lookout for a heartwarming story today, look no further. Samsung Turkey just released “Hearing Hands,” a video advertising the company’s new call center for people who have hearing impairments, which packs a more emotional punch than most ads.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/03/11/samsung-surprises-young-man-when-his-entire-neighborhood-learns-to-sign/

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Lenovo falls on its sword as Superfish impact spreads

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Further details from Lenovo on the Superfish disasterware have revealed how the product slipped through their approval process — and pointed to other programs using the same badly broken Komodia software.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/199843-lenovo-falls-on-its-sword-as-superfish-impact-spreads

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NSA, GCHQ colluded to steal SIM encryption keys for millions of phones

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In further security news this week, the NSA and GCHQ collaborated to steal millions of SIM card encryption keys from one of the world’s largest suppliers. This ensured they’d be able to monitor mobile communications worldwide no matter what — and they did it by targeting individuals accused of no crimes and not otherwise under investigation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/199614-nsa-gchq-colluded-to-steal-sim-encryption-keys-for-millions-of-phones-possibly-including-yours

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Facebook Sharpens Audience Network Targeting


Facebook on Tuesday further opened its Audience Network to third-party developers and publishers. It debuted the platform in April, positioning it as a mobile monetization tool that would leverage Facebook’s 1.5 million advertisers and the millions of users who sign into apps using their Facebook credentials. The platform is now available to developers and publishers around the world. Facebook also has smoothed out the rough edges to the product since its initial debut.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81166.html?rss=1

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Sprint looks to improve its LTE coverage by teaming up with rural carriers

In order to further improve its 4G LTE network in rural areas, Sprint teamed up with 15 rural carriers, raising the total number in the program to 27. In return, these rural carriers gain low-cost access to Sprint’s 4G LTE network.The post Sprint looks to improve its LTE coverage by teaming up with rural carriers appeared first on Digital Trends.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/10/sprint-looks-to-improve-its-lte-coverage-by-teaming-up-with-rural-carriers/

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Apple's OS X beta hints at new iMacs amid rumors of lower-cost models

Code discovered in the newly released OS X 10.9.4 beta references a new iMac model, further supporting indications that Apple may debut an update to its all-in-one desktops at next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference.



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