How Facebook is stopping ISIS and Al Qaeda from posting extremist content

Facebook is using artificial intelligence to help with a number of different issues, the latest being spotting posts of people who may be suicidal in an effort to prevent them from doing harm.The company is also using machine learning and other automated techniques to help spot and delete terrorist-related content from ISIS and Al Qaeda, with the company claiming 99 percent of content it removes is detected before it is spotted by users.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/04/how-facebook-is-stopping-isis-and-al-qaeda-from-posting-extremist-content.html

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Huge macOS High Sierra Security Flaw Allows Admin Logins With No Password

Macs running the latest version of macOS High Sierra need to be aware of a major security bug currently embedded in the OS. Users can log into the administrator account or initiate an escalation attack without needing a password of any kind.

The post Huge macOS High Sierra Security Flaw Allows Admin Logins With No Password appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259613-huge-macos-high-sierra-security-flaw-allows-admin-logins-no-password?source=computing

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Backblaze HDD Report: No Reliability Difference Between Consumer, Enterprise Drives

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Backblaze’s latest HDD reliability data contains an interesting observation. So far, there’s no difference in reliability between the 8TB consumer and enterprise drives the company is deploying.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258548-backblaze-hdd-report-finds-no-reliability-difference-consumer-enterprise-drives?source=Computing

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Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask

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In the latest update of market share, Windows 10 appears to be closing the gap with Windows 7. However, Microsoft says it caught up earlier this year. So, what’s going on?

The post Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256856-windows-10-overtaken-windows-7-yet-depends-ask?source=Computing

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Apple's iPhone 8: Here's how much it really costs to build

Following Apple’s latest event announcing new iPhones and other products, some have bemoaned the high-cost of the products. A breakdown of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus detail just how much it costs Apple to build the devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/26/apples-iphone-8-heres-how-much-it-really-costs-to-build.html

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Finally Oracle


Oracle showed some very good numbers in its latest earnings announcement. As it begins its second year of aggressive cloud promotion, the company overall is showing significant year-over-year improvements, thanks to its turn to cloud infrastructure, applications and platforms. Yet when read right, the numbers announce the end of the beginning of the end as much as they announce the end of the beginning. Oracle is the last major software vendor to adopt the cloud as its primary medium, and there’s no doubt about its direction.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84825.html?rss=1

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Everything you missed from Nintendo's September Direct live stream last night

On Wednesday evening, Nintendo hosted its latest Nintendo Direct live stream, highlighting many of the Switch and 3DS games that will launch this fall and through the holidays.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/14/everything-missed-from-nintendos-september-direct-live-stream-last-night.html

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Should you be worried about an Apple iPhone 8 delay?

With Apple slated to unveil its latest iPhone Tuesday, reports are flying that the company may not have enough supply to meet demand. This has caused some angst among those who closely watch every move (and rumor) surrounding the $800 billion tech titan.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/11/should-be-worried-about-apple-iphone-8-delay.html

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Intel’s Kaby Lake NUCs Now Offer Optane Memory

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Intel has added Optane options to its latest NUC lineup, with multiple systems now shipping with a 16GB Optane cache drive.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254974-intels-kaby-lake-nucs-now-offer-optane-memory?source=Computing

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What's Up With Google Docs


Google on Wednesday introduced a number of collaborative features to its office productivity tools. The latest versions of Google Docs, Sheets and Slides will include new editing functionality that will enable office teams to work together in real time on the most up-to-date versions of their files. The new features will ensure that every collaborator is working on the same document, explained Birkan Icacan, product manager for Google Docs. Changes to the documents can be made not only via a desktop, as was possible with previous versions of the software, but also via Android and iOS mobile devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84742.html?rss=1

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Smart & Safe Tech: For cars, there's safety in connectivity

The road can be unpredictable. Hum by Verizon brings your car up to speed with today’s latest technology. Connecting drivers to emergency services, grading your driving, recognizing the health of your car and helping drivers arrive to their destination safely.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/10/smart-safe-tech-for-cars-theres-safety-in-connectivity.html

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New CIA Leak Reveals Tool That Can Track Computers via Wi-Fi

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The latest CIA tool revealed online is rather straightforward — malware that tracks a device’s physical location. However, it doesn’t need GPS, just Wi-Fi.

The post New CIA Leak Reveals Tool That Can Track Computers via Wi-Fi appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251840-new-cia-leak-reveals-tool-can-track-computer-via-wi-fi?source=Computing

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