Dell Adds GTX 1060, 4K to Inspiron 7000 Gaming Laptops

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Dell has refreshed its Inspiron 7000 Gaming Laptops with new options, including a GTX 1060, a 4K display, and Thunderbolt 3. We discuss the laptop and ways to keep your gaming system running cool and quiet, even while gaming.

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Instagram hack reveals celebrities' contact details

A bug in Instagram’s software let cyber-attackers have access to celebrities personal information, including email addresses and phone numbers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/31/instagram-hack-reveals-celebrities-contact-details.html

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Trump's transgender military ban slammed by tech execs

Technology executives, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai took to social media to voice their displeasure over the President’s latest stance on transgendered people in the military.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/26/trumps-transgender-military-ban-slammed-by-tech-execs.html

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AMD Announces Threadripper Speeds and Pricing, Lists Ryzen 3 Specs

AMD shared a number of new CPU details today, including its plans for Ryzen 3, a new 12-core Threadripper option, CPU pricing, and a rough launch window.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252362-amd-announces-threadripper-launch-window-speeds-prices-details-upcoming-ryzen-3?source=Computing

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Amazon has a patent for an underwater storage facility that looks like something out of James Bond

Amazon has been awarded some interesting patents in recent months, including a storage facility that looks like a beehive. But this latest one may top them all.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/12/amazon-has-patent-for-underwater-storage-facility-that-looks-like-something-out-james-bond.html

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7nm Semiconductor Tech to Arrive in 3 Stages: GlobalFoundries

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GlobalFoundries has released additional details about its upcoming 7nm process, including when it expects to introduce EUV and other critical upgrades. The next few years are going to be very interesting in the foundry world.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251654-globalfoundries-details-three-separate-generations-7nm-technology?source=Computing

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Nintendo just announced a real Pokemon game is coming to Nintendo Switch

At the E3 gaming convention on Tuesday, Nintendo showed off several new games, including the announcement of an upcoming Pokemon game.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/13/nintendo-just-announced-real-pokemon-game-is-coming-to-nintendo-switch.html

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3D-printed 'eyes' could help blind children's faces grow naturally

Scientists and engineers are 3D printing all types of objects these days, including eyes: A group of eye specialists and eye-care providers from the Netherlands has used 3D-printing technology to create artificial eye structures, called conformers, in a small study of five children.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/17/3d-printed-eyes-could-help-blind-childrens-faces-grow-naturally.html

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Ecosystem Two-Dot-Oh


Salesforce this week announced significant enhancements to its AppExchange Partner Program, including a $100 million Salesforce Platform Fund to encourage developers of AI-driven solutions, as well as changes to its partner business model. Salesforce arguably was the first kid on the block with a partner program of this kind in which buyers could access a large community of apps based on a single standard from a single store. It’s worth remembering, for instance, that the “AppStore” was originally a Salesforce property.

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Advertisers Flee YouTube Over Offensive Ad Placements


Several top U.S. advertisers — including AT&T, Verizon and Johnson & Johnson — this week pulled out of their agreements with YouTube due to their ads appearing with videos advocating extremism, or with other offensive content. Such placements represent violations of their agreements with Google, according to the companies. “Once we were notified that our ads were appearing on non-sanctioned websites, we took immediate action to suspend this type of ad placement and launched an investigation,” Verizon said in a statement.

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US Charges 2 Russian Intel Agents, 2 Hackers in Yahoo Case


The Justice Department has announced charges against four individuals, including two officers of Russia’s FSB, for carrying out a massive cyberbreach that affected about 500 million Yahoo account holders. A federal grand jury in Northern California charged the defendants — the FSB officials and two Russian cybercriminals — with using stolen data to gain illegal access to the accounts of Russian journalists, Russian and U.S. government officials, and private sector employees of financial, transportation and other companies.

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Hackers hijack Twitter accounts with Swastikas, 'Nazi Holland' messages

A slew of high-profile Twitter accounts, including Amnesty International, BBC News North America and the European Parliament were hijacked by hackers early Wednesday. The tweets in Turkish, which included Swastikas, appear to be a reference to the growing diplomatic tensions between Turkey, Holland and Germany.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/15/hackers-hijack-twitter-accounts-with-swastikas-nazi-holland-messages.html

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Silicon Valley Firms Lock Arms Against Trump Immigration Order


At least 127 U.S. companies — including Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Google, Intel and other tech giants — filed a friend of the court brief in a lawsuit the state of Washington brought against President Trump, which argues that his executive order to halt the entry of refugees and all travelers from seven Muslim nations would inflict significant harm on U. S. businesses.
The brief, filed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, asks the court to consider the disruptive impact that the ban would have on the conduct of business in the U.S.

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Wireless, Telecom and Pay TV: The Future Is Coming Into Focus


Wireless, telecom and pay TV — including cable, satellite and Internet services — are all on a growth trajectory, but each company is taking a different path. That means comparing them will be more difficult going forward. In the past, the companies in these sectors in many respects looked the same and offered nearly the same basic services. Looking forward however, things appear very different. The future is all about the cloud, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, cognitive computing and much more.

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Microsoft’s Creators Update will include a new Windows Defender Security Center

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Windows 10’s Creators Update will pack a number of improvements, including a new Windows Defender Security Center and a centralized location for managing devices and applications.

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