Is BabyX the Future of Silicon-Based Life Forms?

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Mark Sagar, the creator of BabyX, has chosen no less a goal than simulating the neural machinery of an infant human in silico.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255856-babyx-future-silicon-based-life-forms?source=Computing

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The final countdown has begun for NASA's Cassini

In less than 10 days, NASA’s heroic Cassini orbiter will make its suicidal dive into the surface of Saturn, bringing an end to a truly historic mission that has surpassed all expectations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/07/final-countdown-has-begun-for-nasas-cassini.html

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Nasty Mac malware can control your webcam and record everything you type

Apple’s Macs are a lot less susceptible to malware and virus attacks than their Windows-based counterparts, but they’re not malware-proof.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/25/nasty-mac-malware-can-control-your-webcam-and-record-everything-type.html

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Consumer WiFi Use: No Letup in Sight


Consumers use lots of data on their mobile devices. While half of consumers use less than 7 GB per month, data consumption is heavily skewed toward the upper end, recent Parks Associates research indicates. Among U.S. broadband households, mean data consumption is roughly 20 GB per month, with 14 GB used on WiFi and 6 GB through 3G/4G/LTE networks. Consumers’ monthly WiFi data consumption increased by 40 percent from 2015 to 2016. While data use overall has been increasing, WiFi use has been increasing faster than mobile data.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84520.html?rss=1

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Windows 10 S on the Surface Laptop Will Be Locked to Edge and Bing

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The more we hear about how Windows 10 S works, the less sense this device makes.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248770-windows-10-s-surface-laptop-will-locked-edge-bing?source=Computing

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Facebook could get access to all your juicy WhatsApp information from this summer

YOUR WhatsApp is about to get a lot less private.Facebook, which bought WhatsApp in 2014, is in negotiations with the European regulator to get its hands on the chat app’s juicy data.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/14/facebook-could-get-access-to-all-your-juicy-whatsapp-information-from-this-summer.html

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Android surpasses Windows as the most-used operating system worldwide

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After less than nine years, Google’s open source operating system is bigger than Windows.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/247026-android-surpasses-windows-used-operating-system-worldwide?source=Computing

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Report: Microsoft prepping a locked-down version of Windows, with RT-like restrictions

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Windows Cloud is less about a cloud-based operating system, and more about Microsoft challenging Google in the education and enterprise markets, where the locked-down nature of Chromebooks makes them preferable.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243648-microsoft-may-prepping-new-locked-version-windows-windows-rt-like-restrictions?source=Computing

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'Pokemon GO' hits 100 million installs, makes $10 million a day

The inevitable has happened. Less than a week after posting 50 million installs on Android (and 75 million when combined with iOS), “Pokemon GO” has now surpassed 100 million installs worldwide.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/04/pokemon-go-hits-100-million-installs-makes-10-million-day.html

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Razer ups the ante in its fight to keep VR open with upgraded HDK2 headset

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Razer’s new HDK2 provides Oculus-level quality for $200 less and is powered by an open software platform.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/229978-razer-ups-the-ante-in-its-fight-to-keep-vr-open-with-upgraded-hdk2-headset

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Tesla co-founder plays Frankenstein with hybrid electric garbage truck

It utilizes Wrightspeed’s ‘Drive’ powertrain, and dramatically uses less fuel and generates less emissions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/12/tesla-plays-frankenstein-with-its-hybrid-electric-garbage-truck.html

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