Gary Kasparov is not worried about a robot takeover

LAS VEGAS — At the DEF CON 25 hacker conference here today (July 28), chess champion and political activist Garry Kasparov offered a surprisingly optimistic vision of human interaction with intelligent machines.

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Take a look at the USS Gerald R. Ford, America's new $13B aircraft carrier

The USS Gerald R. Ford is set to go into active duty on July 22, after concerns about its technology and costs have caused politicians to criticize the aircraft carrier’s new technology.

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Amazon Pushes Alexa, Highlights Small Sellers in Prime Day Deals


Amazon is ready to disrupt the retail landscape for the third consecutive year, as it launches its July 11 Prime Day promotion. The company will offer thousands of discounted items and special promotions to reward its Prime customers and increase their numbers, while rivals scramble to compete. Starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Amazon will offer special curated deals on some of its biggest-selling items. The Amazon Echo smart speaker, powered by its Alexa assistant, will be available for 50 percent off, at $89.99. The Echo Dot will go for $34.99.

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Fisherman reels in hammerhead shark off Florida beach, drone video shows

A fisherman got one magnificent catch during the Fourth of July weekend when he reeled in a massive hammerhead shark off the Panama City Beach that was all captured in a drone video.

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Amazon Starts the Clock on Prime Day Hoopla


Amazon has set its third annual Prime Day promotion for July 11, promising its biggest-ever promotion with 30 hours of deals starting at 6:00 p.m. PT on July 10. The company has expanded the event to China, India and Mexico, to reach a total of 13 international markets. Amazon will go head-to-head with some of its most important international rivals, including Chinese e-commerce player Alibaba, as overseas sales have become an increasingly important share of the e-commerce mix.

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Wikileaks DNC email dump sparks malware fears

The trove of leaked Democratic National Committee emails posted to Wikileaks on July 22 has sparked concerns about malware as users access the vast trove of documents.

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Will Amazon Prime Day for 2016 Live Up to Its Billing?

With Amazon Prime Day taking place on July 11, the big question is whether the subscriber-only event will be a bigger, better shopping experience for consumers this time around?

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Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks tap tech to light up smartphone screens

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks will use specially designed technology to integrate smartphones into the spectacular New York City display this year.

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Apple Inc stock panic another opportunity for massive, discounted stock repurchase

Since Apple announced its industry-leading earnings for fiscal Q3 on July 21, the company’s stock price collapsed by about a third, encouraging facile analysts to predict further losses. In reality, Apple shares are being bought up at a massive discount by the company itself, in a clear bet on future appreciation.

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Apple's impressive App Store growth continues to be overlooked by Wall Street, Macquarie says

Apple revealed this week that its iOS App Store had a record July with $1.7 billion in transactions. But investment firm Macquarie Securities believes Wall Street isn’t paying enough attention to Apple’s growing and highly profitable services business.

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Windows 10 review: Should you upgrade?

Microsoft is set to release Windows 10 on July 29. That will end an experiment in an operating system that tried to force-feed a touch interface to consumers who — for the most part — had no appetite for it. More specifically, with Windows 8, Microsoft tried to impose its vision of a touch-first ethos that wasn’t very well conceived.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/27/windows-10-fixes-windows-8-any-good-reason-not-to-upgrade/

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New Zealand Apple Watch prices start at NZ$599, top out at NZ$30,000

Days after announcing Apple Watch would launch in New Zealand on July 31, Apple updated its regional online storefront to reveal prices starting at 599 New Zealand dollars (about $395) for aluminum Apple Watch Sport models and up to NZ$30,000 for top-end Edition versions.

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Windows 10 beta users can now stream Xbox One games locally

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While Windows 10 isn’t officially available until the end of July, early adopters have been running the Insider Preview for months now. And as of a few days ago, those of us running the latest build can take advantage of the Xbox One game streaming functionality in the Windows 10 Xbox app.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/210424-windows-10-beta-users-can-now-stream-xbox-one-games-locally

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Hacking Team's Dingy Laundry Hung Out Online


Fireworks of a different kind rocked the security world this Fourth of July weekend, when news surfaced that hackers breached Hacking Team, an Italy-based firm that develops malware for sale to governments and law enforcement. The attackers exposed 400 GB of data stolen from its servers, including sales records, according to reports.
“It appears [Hacking Team] were compromised through social engineering, and data was exfiltrated via a system administrator’s laptop,” said Jonathan Cran, VP of Operations at Bugcrowd.

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Dr. Dre to debut radio show 'The Pharmacy' as Apple Music exclusive on July 4th

Rap mogul Dr. Dre on Friday announced a Fourth of July debut of a bi-weekly radio show called “The Pharmacy,” which will launch on Saturday as an Apple Music exclusive focusing on West Coast jams.

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Top tech gear for your Fourth of July bash

The Fourth of July weekend doesn’t have to involve an underwhelming fireworks display and too many ants at your picnic. This techie gear lets you watch a fireworks display in living color (even if it is happening in Central Park), grill up some steaks, and even make an HD home movie you can share on YouTube after the sparklers fizzle out.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/02/top-tech-gear-for-your-fourth-july-bash/

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The 10 best new movies and TV shows coming to Netflix in July

Netflix subscribers lost some great content in June, but July is a whole new month and with summer in full swing, Netflix is adding way more content this month than it usually does.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/01/10-best-new-movies-and-tv-shows-coming-to-netflix-in-july/

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