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?

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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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Facebook's new faces of death

Footage posted to Facebook showing the horrific random killing of an elderly man is yet another example of how the social network has become a sort of modern-day Roman coliseum for gruesome acts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/17/facebooks-new-faces-death.html

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Are your bad habits ruining your smartphone's battery?

Your daily routine might be killing your battery life, and you probably don’t realize it. These three things you thought were OK are actually making things worse on your battery. Find out which charging mistakes are actually draining your gadget’s power more quickly.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/26/are-your-bad-habits-ruining-your-smartphones-battery.html

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TuneIn banks on mobile airwaves, sports to push premium content

Streaming audio may not be killing the radio star, but those digital streams are definitely changing the future of radio by altering the delivery of audio content on demand.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/08/tunein-banks-on-mobile-airwaves-sports-to-push-premium-content.html

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Take a stand against the Obama/FBI anti-encryption charm offensive

Article Image It has been frustrating to watch as the horrific San Bernardino terrorist killing spree has been used as a cover by the FBI to achieve the anti-encryption goals they’ve been working towards for years. Much of that frustration stems from the fact that the American media has so poorly reported the facts in this case.

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Google finally kills Picasa desktop client, Web service

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Google is finally killing off Picasa and replacing it with Google Photos. The desktop client is going away first, with the online Web Albums migrating to new servers by May.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/223007-google-finally-kills-picasa-desktop-client-web-service

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TSMC, other Apple suppliers in Taiwan largely unaffected by deadly 6.4 earthquake

Article Image A tragic earthquake has hit the city of Tainan in southern Taiwan, injuring 144, killing at least 5 people and causing the collapse of several large buildings. So far however, it appears that Apple’s suppliers in the region have survived the quake without sustaining significant damage.

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Was GlobalFoundries to blame for AMD’s about-face on joint x86-ARM platform?

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A new rumor suggests that GlobalFoundries production changes were responsible for killing AMD’s ambitious Project Skybridge. We discuss if the rumors make sense — and if it would’ve mattered either way.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205887-was-globalfoundries-to-blame-for-amds-about-face-on-joint-x86-arm-platform

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High-tech US hardware can minimize the risk of pilot capture in ISIS air war

The horrific killing of captured Jordanian Air Force Lieutenant Muath al-Kaseasbeh by Islamic State militants has highlighted the risks coalition pilots face as they fly combat missions against ISIS positions in Iraq and Syria. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/27/high-tech-us-hardware-can-minimize-risk-pilot-capture-in-isis-air-war/

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