Boy donates gaming console to Wisconsin police department after string of shootings

A seven-year-old boy in Wausau has a pretty huge heart. He gave up his most prized possession in an effort to help officers cope with the loss of one of their own.

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The NES Classic Edition is still in stock on Amazon if you hurry

Last week we gave you the heads up that the insanely popular NES Classic Edition was finally — FIIIIIIINALLY — back in stock on Amazon.

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Apple shows off Campus 2's 'theatre' in new photo set

Article Image Apple on Monday gave the world a closer look at one under-the-radar aspect of its massive new corporate campus — the 1,000 seat event space that the company is calling its “theatre.”

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Twitter's New Algorithm Raises De-Democratization Fears


Twitter on Wednesday gave users the option of using a new algorithmically organized feed that would deliver more relevant messages — not necessarily the newest — first. The new approach to disseminating tweets was spearheaded by Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey, who is under pressure because of the company’s lack of growth. Compared to other social media sites, like Facebook, Twitter is lagging behind in new user growth and stock performance. Naturally, that has put significant pressure on Dorsey.

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App face-off: Apple iMessage vs. WhatsApp Messenger

Article Image When WhatsApp Messenger went free earlier this year it gave iOS device owners a viable solution to connect with friends and family who don’t use Apple products, but the app comes with a few caveats.

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Goldman Sachs sees Apple's transition into services company driving stock to $163

Article Image Goldman Sachs on Wednesday gave a ringing endorsement for Apple stock, telling investors that the iPhone Upgrade Program, Apple Music, and anticipated streaming television product will change how the market views the company.

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Apple's newly renovated campus store to sell iPhone and Apple Watch, now open Saturdays

Apple gave employees a first look at its new campus store on Friday, revealing an interior layout, aesthetic and product offering more in line current Apple Stores, with dashes of upcoming changes envisioned by retail chief Angela Ahrendts and CDO Jony Ive sprinkled throughout.

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AT&T, Verizon and WhatsApp Flunk Privacy


An Electronic Frontier Foundation survey published last week gave AT&T, Verizon and WhatsApp the thumbs down when it comes to protecting user privacy. Google and Twitter also got a black eye. The five were among 24 companies the EFF evaluated on criteria worked out over the past four years. WhatsApp, now owned by Facebook, also took criticism in the EFF’s fifth annual report, “Who Has Your Back?” On the plus side, nine companies — Adobe, Apple, Credo, Dropbox, Sonic, Wickr, Wikimedia, WordPress.com and Yahoo — received the top rating, five stars, in each category.

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Apple nets perfect score in privacy group's consumer data protection assessment

Digital rights advocacy group the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Wednesday gave Apple a perfect rating in its annual “Who has your back?” report, which rates tech companies on their efforts to secure consumer data against government snooping.



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AMD, Nvidia both skipping 20nm GPUs as TSMC plans $16 billion fab investment, report says

TSMC HQ
New rumors from the foundry mills suggest that both AMD and Nvidia gave up on 20nm GPUs, while TSMC is pouring money into an enormous new facility in Taiwan.

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Tesla unveils dual-motor autopilot Model S – new P85D has 691 hp, 0-60 mph in 3.2s

Tesla Model S, dual-motor version, on a road
At an event last night, Elon Musk finally gave us the D: A dual-motor, all-wheel-drive version of the Tesla Model S. On the top-of-the-line P85D, that second motor brings the max speed up to 155 mph and 0-60 mph down to 3.2 seconds — firmly in supercar territory. Musk also announced a new ‘autopilot’ system for all new Tesla cars, which can automatically change lanes when you push the turn signal stalk, automatically reduce your cruise control speed when its forward-facing camera spots a new speed limit sign, and other self-driving functions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/191811-tesla-unveils-dual-motor-autopilot-model-s-new-p85d-has-691-hp-0-60-mph-in-3-2s

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Can the Apple Watch take off as a fashion accessory?

After three years of development, Apple finally gave the world a look at its new smartwatch on Tuesday. To succeed, it will also have to appeal to regular people as a fashion accessory, and take on the 100-year-old traditional watch industry.

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Hands-on with the new Apple Watch

After Tuesday’s unveiling of two new iPhones and a heavily anticipated smartwatch, Apple gave press and special guests (including models, fashion bloggers and Gwen Stefani) some supervised hands-on time with the gadgets. Here are our first impressions of the Apple Watch.

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