North Korea: Will mini nukes become an option for Trump?

In the Cold War era, the deterrence approach could be described as the bigger the nuclear bomb, the better. Are new mini nukes the right solution instead for today’s threat of a nuclear war?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/07/north-korea-will-mini-nukes-become-option-for-trump.html

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iPhone X hits stores, Apple nears $1 trillion market cap

In September, Apple CEO Tim Cook paid homage to company co-founder Steve Jobs, by unveiling the iPhone X with the phrase, “One more thing.” That “one more thing” has helped propel Apple’s market cap over the $900 billion mark and may hit $1 trillion, experts say.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/03/iphone-x-hits-stores-apple-nears-1-trillion-market-cap.html

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Here are the Russia Facebook ads that tried to dupe you

In the flurry of election-related posts to hit your News Feed last year, did you happen to scroll past ones that mentioned the “Islamization of Texas” or calls for Texas to secede?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/01/here-are-russia-facebook-ads-that-tried-to-dupe.html

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iPhone apps with access to your camera can secretly spy on you

In this day and age, it’s nearly impossible to keep track of all the ways that our devices keep track of us. Many of us have simply come to terms with this new reality, but thankfully, there are others out there who are staying vigilant and doing their part to ensure that our collective privacy isn’t violated any more than it needs to be.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/30/iphone-apps-with-access-to-your-camera-can-secretly-spy-on.html

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Post-Equifax Breach, It’s Time for a Digital Universal ID

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In the digital age, why are we still using social security numbers for identification?

The post Post-Equifax Breach, It’s Time for a Digital Universal ID appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/256934-post-equifax-hack-time-digital-universal-id?source=Computing

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Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask

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In the latest update of market share, Windows 10 appears to be closing the gap with Windows 7. However, Microsoft says it caught up earlier this year. So, what’s going on?

The post Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256856-windows-10-overtaken-windows-7-yet-depends-ask?source=Computing

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Innovation Requires Market Enablement


In this age of tech industry consolidation, one has to wonder what will happen with the pace of innovation as a few large companies begin to dominate. In personal computers, the WinTel marriage continues to control the technology, while Dell, HP and Lenovo control the devices. Similarly, in smartphones, Apple and Samsung, which both design their own chips and devices, dominate the market, especially in North America. It is natural for market leaders to emerge as technologies and markets mature. However, that maturity often is accompanied by a change in the strategy of key players.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84836.html?rss=1

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President Trump suggests Facebook ad controversy part of 'Russia hoax'

In a tweet on Friday morning, President Donald Trump intimated that the Facebook ad controversy was part of the “Russia hoax” dispute that has been a sore spot for his administration.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/22/president-trump-suggests-facebook-ad-controversy-part-russia-hoax.html

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President Trump suggests Facebook ad controversy part of 'Russia hoax'

In a tweet on Friday morning, President Donald Trump intimated that the Facebook ad controversy was part of the “Russia hoax” dispute that has been a sore spot for his administration.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/22/president-trump-suggests-facebook-ad-controversy-part-russia-hoax.html

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FTC Confirms Probe Into Equifax Data Breach


In a rare move, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday confirmed that it has opened an investigation into the data breach at Equifax that compromised the sensitive personal information of 143 million U.S. consumers. The FTC announcement came less than a week after Equifax revealed that an unknown party had gained access to names, addresses, Social Security Numbers and other data belonging to nearly half the U.S. population. An unknown number of Canadian and UK consumers were directly impacted by the breach as well.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84813.html?rss=1

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The final countdown has begun for NASA's Cassini

In less than 10 days, NASA’s heroic Cassini orbiter will make its suicidal dive into the surface of Saturn, bringing an end to a truly historic mission that has surpassed all expectations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/07/final-countdown-has-begun-for-nasas-cassini.html

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WannaCry Hero Arrested on Kronos Malware Charges


In a stunning twist, U.S. authorities have arrested a British cyber-researcher credited with stopping the spread of the WannaCry ransomware virus on charges he helped develop and deploy the Kronos banking trojan that attacked financial institutions around the world in 2014. A federal grand jury in Wisconsin last month handed down a six-count indictment against Marcus Hutchins, a citizen of the UK who operated under the name “Malwaretech,” according to U.S. Attorney Gregory Haansted, who oversees the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84728.html?rss=1

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DNA breakthrough: Scientists repair genes in human embryos to prevent inherited diseases

In a major scientific breakthrough, researchers have harnessed a gene-editing tool to correct a disease-causing gene mutation in human embryos, preventing the mutation from passing to future generations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/03/dna-breakthrough-scientists-repair-genes-in-human-embryos-to-prevent-inherited-diseases.html

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The iPhone 8 isn't even here yet and Android owners are already switching to Apple

In a report published on Tuesday, market research firm CIRP revealed that Apple attracted more Android switchers in the most recent quarter than at any other time in the past year.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/25/iphone-8-isnt-even-here-yet-and-android-owners-are-already-switching-to-apple.html

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5 insider tricks for a better Facebook experience

In many ways, Facebook has become a parallel universe. Millions of people use the app on their phones. Millions of others never think to log out. Entire businesses are run through Facebook, and some institutions use a Facebook page instead of an actual website. Though there are many methods of instant communication, Facebook users routinely use Messenger to write or call friends all over the world.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/22/5-insider-tricks-for-better-facebook-experience.html

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5 hacks the pros use time and time again

In the nearly 40 years that the personal computer has been around, we’ve adapted to all kinds of platforms and devices. The everyday consumer has harnessed the internet, learned Microsoft Office and mastered the iPhone. Every year, electronics companies throw us a curveball, like an arsenal of smart TVs or the ability to send money through Facebook Messenger.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/15/5-hacks-pros-use-time-and-time-again.html

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5 hacks the pros use time and time again

In the nearly 40 years that the personal computer has been around, we’ve adapted to all kinds of platforms and devices. The everyday consumer has harnessed the internet, learned Microsoft Office and mastered the iPhone. Every year, electronics companies throw us a curveball, like an arsenal of smart TVs or the ability to send money through Facebook Messenger.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/15/5-hacks-pros-use-time-and-time-again.html

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Columbus under construction to become America's first 'smart city'

In 2016, Columbus, Ohio won the U.S. Department of Transportation Smart City Challenge and received $40 million dollars to develop smart technology in their city.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/10/columbus-under-construction-to-become-americas-first-smart-city.html

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