Meet the US Army's new pistol

In future battles, U.S. soldiers will have a new sidearm for personal protection. The Army’s new pistol may see more action than the last thanks to a design that has great potential for offensive purposes like close quarter combat.

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Firefighters slam YouTube prankster who 'cemented' a microwave oven to his head

Firefighters in the U.K. have slammed a prankster’s “irresponsible” behavior after they were called out to rescue a man who had cemented a microwave oven on his head in a YouTube stunt.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/08/firefighters-slam-youtube-prankster-who-cemented-microwave-oven-to-his-head.html

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Machines Could Become Driving Force Behind CX


Customer experience improvements have become an important part of companies’ digital transformations, according to survey results Mitel released Tuesday. More than 2,500 senior IT decision makers across North America, the UK, France, Germany and Australia responded to the survey. The participants represented businesses ranging from 250 to 10,000-plus employees in a wide range of industries. Customers, particularly millennials, readily have embraced digital technology in their day-to-day lives, the report suggests.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84990.html?rss=1

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New ARM Always Connected Windows PCs Debut, AMD Ryzen On the Way

Asus NovaGo

MIcrosoft’s first Windows on ARM machines have debuted, with a claimed 20-22 hours of battery life, all powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835.

The post New ARM Always Connected Windows PCs Debut, AMD Ryzen On the Way appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259991-new-arm-always-connected-windows-pcs-debut?source=Computing

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Tech Q&A: What Alexa hears, offline Netflix, fun Facebook features, converting to HEIF and more

I have an Amazon Echo and I am really concerned that Amazon is listening all the time. Does the Echo have any privacy settings?

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Drone finds mysterious ancient structure at Israeli military training ground

Archaeologists have used a drone to locate a mysterious ancient structure in the heart of an Israeli military training area.

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CPQ's Other Life


Configure, Price, Quote systems have a name problem. When they debuted, their basic functions gave a name to the category that was self-explanatory, and it fit well. As with any good idea in technology, however, frequent use brought with it demand for more functionality that quickly outstripped the technology’s charter — a happy problem. Today’s CPQ does all that its title initials claim as table stakes, and its new value is in making better use of time for sales reps and literally the whole organization.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84982.html?rss=1

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MacOS High Sierra 'root' bug makes hacking it easy

Mac computers with High Sierra installed (MacOS 10.13.1 or higher) have a serious bug that can let anyone gain root access to the system without a password.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/29/macos-high-sierra-root-bug-makes-hacking-it-easy.html

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Leaked Details Reveal Intel’s Upcoming 8th Generation Coffee Lake Chips

8th Gen Intel Core S-series Die

Intel’s upcoming plans for its 8th generation CPU family have allegedly leaked. If you’ve wanted a wider set of CPU options to choose from, you’ll be delighted.

The post Leaked Details Reveal Intel’s Upcoming 8th Generation Coffee Lake Chips appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259576-leaked-details-shed-light-intels-unlaunched-8th-generation-coffee-lake-products?source=Computing

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Advertisers flee YouTube over videos exploiting children, 'disturbing' autofill results

Major companies have suspended advertising campaigns on YouTube after their ads were displayed with videos depicting children in threatening situations—while the tech giant investigates ‘disturbing’ autofill results that users flagged over the weekend.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/27/advertisers-flee-youtube-over-videos-exploiting-children-disturbing-autofill-results.html

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Apple is finally solving its iPhone X problem

If you’re interested in Apple’s iPhone X, but have been annoyed with Apple’s shipping delays the last time you considered placing an order, reported improvements in iPhone X production have already started to shorten the smartphone’s delivery times.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/27/apple-is-finally-solving-its-iphone-x-problem.html

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Hackers putting porn on ISIS propaganda sites, report says

A group of Iraqi computer hackers have launched a cyberoperation against the ISIS terror group by slipping pornographic images into its official communication channels, according to a report published this week.

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'Demon' shark with snake's head caught for the first time

Sea shanties and tales have been spun since the dawn of man about horrific creatures in the sea terrorizing ships and eating crew members right off the decks.While many assumed that these were just the tales of yore with no truth to them, it turns out there may been some truth to these stories after all.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/14/demon-shark-with-snakes-head-caught-for-first-time.html

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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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