AMD Epyc Faces Off With Intel Skylake-SP Xeon in Massive Server Battle

AMD vs. Intel

After six long years of declining data center market share and a lack of competitive performance, did AMD make the right decisions in designing its newest server CPUs?

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Report: Siri Hobbled by Apple’s Obsession with User Privacy

siri

A new report from The Wall Street Journal blames Apple’s lack of progress on equal parts hubris and an excessive concern with privacy.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/250613-report-siri-hobbled-apples-obsession-user-privacy?source=Computing

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LG will fix shielding on future 5K monitors to prevent router disruption

LG-Monitor-Feature

LG has announced it will add shielding to future 5K displays that currently lack it — but it won’t do so until March, and there’s no word on whether consumers will be able to distinguish between the shielded and unshielded displays.

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Adobe bets on Chromebooks for education with slew of mobile apps

Lightroom mobile on a variety of platforms

Despite the popularity of Chromebooks, they have suffered from a lack of first-class applications. Now, Adobe is leveraging Google’s new Android on Chromebook effort to bring some of its top mobile applications on board.

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China's fake Apple Stores alive and well, look to profit on iPhone 6s launch

Article Image Thanks to lax copyright enforcement policies, growing demand for all things Apple and a lack of official retail channels, China’s fake Apple Stores are experiencing a resurgence on the back of iPhone 6s preorders.

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Hands on with Microsoft Office 2016 for Windows desktop preview

Office 2016 preview applications look nearly the same as those found in Office 2013
Microsoft Office 2016 for the desktop offers some nice-to-have new features, but the lack of major changes in the three years since the last version was released show that much of Microsoft’s energy and attention has been elsewhere.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/213439-hands-on-with-microsoft-office-2016-for-windows-desktop-preview

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Inside iOS 9: Apple Maps gains transit directions for buses, trains, subways, more

For years, the biggest omission in Apple Maps has been the lack of transit directions. But that’s set to change with this year’s iOS 9 update, which includes built-in support for buses, subways, trains, and more in select major cities.



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Authorities expand MH370 search area further, in last-ditch attempt to locate the missing plane

MH370 search and rescue, helicopter and ship
The search for MH 370 continues, but poor weather conditions and the lack of results have forced authorities to widen the search grid and shift the search further south.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/206244-authorities-expand-mh370-search-area-further-in-last-ditch-attempt-to-locate-the-missing-plane

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3 ways to use tech to sleep better

Nothing throws off your day like a lack of sleep the night before. It ruins your concentration, makes you impatient, cause memory lapses and worse. Over the long term, sleep deprivation can lead to depression, diabetes, hypertension and obesity.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/04/3-ways-to-use-tech-to-sleep-better/

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How phones work in flight

The lack of phone calls, texts or social media postings from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has raised a number of questions about how cell phones work on airplanes. A U.S. official told CNN a cell tower in Penang, Malaysia, detected the co-pilot’s cell phone searching for service before the flight vanished.

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

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