Student cracks DNA code to take home $10,000 worth of bitcoin

Just days before the deadline set by its creator, a 26-year-old student successfully deciphered a message encoded in DNA, gaining access to a digital wallet containing a bitcoin reward.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/25/student-cracks-dna-code-to-take-home-10000-worth-bitcoin.html

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Few Gmail Users Enable Two-Factor Authentication

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Data from a Google engineer shows that just 10 percent of users have enabled two-factor authentication, with only slightly more deploying a password manager. Security advocates hate him.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/262400-few-gmail-users-enable-two-factor-authentication?source=Computing

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Hasselblad Soups Up Its 100MP H6D With 400MP Multi-Shot Version

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Multi-capture-based computational imaging isn’t just for smartphones. High-end camera maker Hasselblad’s new multi-shot version of its flagship H6D provides improved color and resolution using several images combined in-camera.

The post Hasselblad Soups Up Its 100MP H6D With 400MP Multi-Shot Version appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/262351-hasselblad-soups-100mp-h6d-400mp-multi-shot-version?source=Computing

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Over 460 HP Laptop Models Shipped with Keylogger

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Just weeks after getting caught with onboard spyware, HP has been found shipping a keylogger (albeit a disabled one).

The post Over 460 HP Laptop Models Shipped with Keylogger appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260267-460-hp-laptop-models-shipped-keylogger?source=Computing

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New YouTube music service launching in March, report says

Not content with just dominating online video, YouTube wants a piece of the music subscription business and is apparently preparing to launch a YouTube-branded service in March 2018.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/08/new-youtube-music-service-launching-in-march-report-says.html

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Nvidia Launches $3,000 Titan V, ‘World’s Most Powerful PC GPU’

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Nvidia just took the wraps off the newest edition to the Titan family, the Volta-powered Titan V. The new GPU is explicitly targeting AI and deep learning workloads, and while it’s anything but cheap, it’s also a heck of a lot less expensive than buying an HPC installation.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260148-nvidia-announces-titan-v-a-new-volta-gpu-with-110tflops-of-tensor-performance-12gb-hbm2?source=Computing

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China seeks ultimate weapon of warfare

A research arm of the U.S. intelligence community just wrapped up a competition to see who could develop the best facial recognition technology. The challenge: identify as many passengers as possible walking on an aircraft boarding ramp.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/30/china-seeks-ultimate-weapon-warfare.html

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How to keep mooches and spies off your Wi-Fi network and out of your files

People love to mooch Wi-Fi. They don’t mean any harm. They just find an unprotected signal and sign on. Why not? It’s free, and nobody will even know. Your neighbor won’t mind if you steal a little broadband to watch Netflix, right?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/12/how-to-keep-mooches-and-spies-off-your-wi-fi-network-and-out-your-files.html

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Robots will be 100 times smarter than humans in 30 years, tech exec says

The Japanese tech exec thinks robots will not just outsmart humans, but will have an IQ of 10,000 in the next 30 years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/27/robots-will-be-100-times-smarter-than-humans-in-30-years-tech-exec-says.html

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Intel Core i9-7980XE Review: Reclaiming the Desktop Performance Crown

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Intel’s Core i9-7980XE launches today, just six weeks after AMD’s own Threadripper 1950X. AMD has what it takes to go toe-to-toe with Intel here, but the 7980XE is the overall performance champion. Price, however, is another story…

The post Intel Core i9-7980XE Review: Reclaiming the Desktop Performance Crown appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256323-intel-core-i9-7980xe-review?source=Computing

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