It’s been five years since NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover landed on the red planet on August 6, 2012. The rover survived the much-publicized “seven minutes of terror” and safely landed near Mount Sharp. The rover accomplished its main goal in less than a year, collecting a rock sample that shows ancient Mars could supported living microbes.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/M8k35V4VHvc/index.html

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Not sexting? You're weird, study says

It’s the joy of sext!Sexting is now a normal part of human relationships, according to a massive new study of sex and tech — 74 percent of Americans say they exchange saucy electronic messages with their lovers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/14/not-sexting-youre-weird-study-says.html

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Intel Kills the Atom SoC Powering Microsoft’s HoloLens

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Intel has announced it’s killing the semi-custom chip that powers Microsoft’s HoloLens. It’s a good bet that they’ve done so with MS’ agreement, but what does that mean for the future of Microsoft’s augmented reality platform?

The post Intel Kills the Atom SoC Powering Microsoft’s HoloLens appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254028-intel-kills-atom-soc-powering-microsofts-hololens?source=Computing

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Build a portable computer on a USB stick

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It’s a PC that you can carry anywhere.

Using modern-day Linux distributions, you can set up a portable computer that will fit on a standard USB flash drive. You simply plug it into any other machine.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/portable-computer-usb-stick?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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AMD Reveals Why Threadripper CPUs Have 4 Dies Under the Hood

AMD has explained why there are four die under Threadripper’s hood, and it’s not what we thought: Two of the four “die” apparently aren’t CPUs at all.

The post AMD Reveals Why Threadripper CPUs Have 4 Dies Under the Hood appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253416-amd-explains-threadripper-cpus-four-die-hood?source=Computing

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Ryzen for the Rest of Us: AMD’s New Ryzen 3 Takes On Intel Core i3

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AMD’s budget-oriented Ryzen 3 CPU launches today to take on the Intel Core i3 head-to-head. It’s an interesting tussle, with strengths and weaknesses on both sides.

The post Ryzen for the Rest of Us: AMD’s New Ryzen 3 Takes On Intel Core i3 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253213-ryzen-rest-us-amd-launches-new-ryzen-3-takes-intels-core-i3-family?source=Computing

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Elon Musk shows off Boring Company elevator for the first time

With Elon Musk, nothing is ever boring – except if it’s his company.Musk, who is the CEO of infrastructure and tunneling company, The Boring Company, showed off the first footage of his company’s elevator, designed to alleviate traffic.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/26/elon-musk-shows-off-boring-company-elevator-for-first-time.html

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Watch out, Nest — a new smart thermostat called Glas is coming for you

Microsoft just debuted its very own smart thermostat (the first that it’s created), and of course, it can be controlled via voice with Microsoft’s virtual assistant Cortana. No word yet on pricing or availability.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/20/watch-out-nest-new-smart-thermostat-called-glas-is-coming-for.html

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Leaked iPhone 8 design has a big surprise

By now you may have heard that the iPhone 8 is going to sport an all-new design, and it’s about time, because Apple’s flagship phone has pretty much looked the same for the last few years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/17/leaked-iphone-8-design-has-big-surprise.html

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Samsung's 408-Inch 4K movie theater display looks stunning

It’s 33.8-feet wide, offers 4K resolution complete with HDR, and achieves 10x the brightness of standard projectors. Will it tempt you back to the theater?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/14/samsungs-408-inch-4k-movie-theater-display-looks-stunning.html

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Kesha says she saw UFOs in the desert and it inspired a song on her new album

It’s not just fans of the “X-Files” who believe that “the truth is out there,” – music star Kesha also ascribes to that sentiment.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/13/kesha-says-saw-ufos-in-desert-and-it-inspired-song-on-her-new-album.html

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Nanorep CTO Amit Ben: Chatbots Should Be Useful, Not Human


“When you provide service, it can be either completely general, or contextual — which means it’s different for different demographics,” said Nanorep CTO Amit Ben. “Personalized service means that you get to the most fine-grained resolution possible. It’s self-service that can be catered and adjusted dynamically to each person experiencing that service. People really want to get the feeling that someone hears and understands their own personal problems.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84662.html?rss=1

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The master decryption key for the Petya ransomware can't help NotPetya victims

A new master decryption key was released by the developer of the original Petya ransomware, but it’s incapable of helping NotPetya victims. It arrives after most Petya victims have paid the ransom or reformatted their PCs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/10/master-decryption-key-for-petya-ransomware-cant-help-notpetya-victims.html

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Best Laptops for Video Editing

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While dedicated workstations are still the most efficient machines for video production, it’s now quite common for editors to use laptops to get work done; here are the best ones to buy.

The post Best Laptops for Video Editing appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/167156-the-best-laptops-for-video-editing?source=Computing

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AMD Unveils Ryzen Pro CPUs, Details on Ryzen 3 Chips

AMD is refreshing its Pro lineup of desktop CPUs for business-class systems. It’s also shared some data on what we can expect from the Ryzen 3 family when those chips debut later this year.

The post AMD Unveils Ryzen Pro CPUs, Details on Ryzen 3 Chips appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251784-amd-launches-new-ryzen-pro-cpus-including-ryzen-3-chips?source=Computing

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iPhone turns 10: Here are some key facts about the iconic device

As the iPhone turns 10, it’s helped turn Apple into the most valuable company in the world. It’s also changed the way people work, communicate and play.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/29/iphone-turns-10-here-are-some-key-facts-about-iconic-device.html

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Early AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Benchmarks Surface

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Early benchmarks on AMD’s Vega Frontier Edition are beginning to show up, but it’s still early for firm conclusions about the GPU’s performance relative to its Nvidia counterparts.

The post Early AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Benchmarks Surface appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251780-amd-radeon-vega-frontier-edition-benchmarks?source=Computing

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