Alien life looms? Newly discovered exoplanet may be best candidate, experts say

An exoplanet 40 light-years from Earth may be the best place to look for signs of life outside our Solar System, scientists say.

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What would happen if Mark Zuckerberg really did 'accidentally create Skynet'?

If you look up in the sky at night, you might notice one of over 1,300 active satellites orbiting the Earth. (There’s also another 3,000 up there that don’t work anymore.)If you believe they are all controlled by human operators, think again.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/06/what-would-happen-if-mark-zuckerberg-really-did-accidentally-create-skynet.html

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Lithium-ion battery inventor touts new battery breakthrough

Not all tech geniuses are barely old enough to shave. For proof, look no further than John Goodenough, who was 57 years old when he co-invented the lithium ion battery, which is very likely the power source for, among other things, the device on which you’re reading this.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/08/lithium-ion-battery-inventor-touts-new-battery-breakthrough.html

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Microsoft now puts ads in Windows 10 File Explorer, because of course

File Explorer Windows 10

Some of these things that look very much like ads have started showing up in the file explorer.

The post Microsoft now puts ads in Windows 10 File Explorer, because of course appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245553-microsoft-now-puts-ads-windows-file-explorer?source=Computing

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An inside look at how Paddington Bear, other classic toys are made

An inside look at a small-toy company that transforms classic storybook characters like the Paddington Bear into soft, plush toys for kids of all ages.

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Two employees are suing Microsoft, alleging their jobs gave them PTSD

Two Microsoft employees claim the company made them look at photos and videos “designed to entertain some of the most twisted and sick minded people in the world.”

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AMD unveils Ryzen brand for Zen processors, base clocks, and additional performance details

AMD-Ryzen

AMD is announcing its new branding for Zen today. Meet Ryzen — and take a look at its capabilities, features, and expected clock speeds inside.

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Pegasystems CTO Don Schuerman: Trust the Technology


Most customers aren’t eager to look under the hood to examine the processes underlying their experiences, suggested Don Schuerman, CTO of Pegasystems. “The contemporary customer doesn’t really care about CRM. They care about the experience they have, and in most cases they know little or nothing about the fact that there’s a technology behind the scenes called CRM. What customers expect is an experience that is first and foremost personalized. It reflects an understanding of them as an individual, and it’s tailored to their unique needs.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83828.html?rss=1

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Welcome to Area 404, the hardware lab where Facebook is building the future

Facebook is offering the first extensive look inside its huge new hardware lab, and the state-of-the-art machinery it houses. Inside, Facebook’s engineers will build everything from internet-delivering drones to VR tech.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/05/welcome-to-area-404-hardware-lab-where-facebook-is-building-future.html

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