Cooking burgers may not be a human job for much longer if Flippy has its way

It’s never been a particularly sought-after job but flipping burgers may not be a job for humans at all. Meet Flippy, a new “robotic kitchen assistant” from Miso Robotics that will automate the burger-flipping process.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/09/cooking-burgers-may-not-be-human-job-for-much-longer-if-flippy-has-its-way.html

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

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

The post AMD unveils Ryzen brand for Zen processors, base clocks, and additional performance details appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241001-amd-unveils-new-ryzen-brand-zen-processors-base-clock-speeds-additional-performance-details?source=Computing

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Trump, Tech Bigwigs to Meet Wednesday


Some of high-tech’s heaviest hitters will be in New York City Wednesday to meet with President-elect Donald J. Trump. On the list of all-stars expected to attend the meeting are Alphabet CEO Larry Page, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and Oracle CEO Safra Catz. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is likely to attend as well. Bezos also owns The Washington Post, whose reporters the president-elect at one point barred from his campaign events.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84164.html?rss=1

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Feds Need to Bolster Cyberprotection Speed and Range


Providing cybersecurity adequate to meet increasing threats is a perpetual catch-up process. Public sector agencies are particularly sensitive targets, with high visibility not only to the citizens they serve, but also to cyberattackers. Despite the emphasis on cyberprotection spurred by the major OPM breach in 2015, government agencies have struggled to maintain adequate levels of protection. A recent survey uncovered both a lack of speed in detecting and responding to attacks, and weak defenses of the full range of possible attack channels.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84114.html?rss=1

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New elements on the periodic table are named

Meet nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og), the newest elements on the periodic table to receive names. But don’t get too attached to the nomenclature for these elements, formerly known by their respective atomic numbers 113, 115, 117 and 118. The names are on a five-month probation before things are made official.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/r/797c283ee3/0L0Scnn0Bcom0C20A160C0A60C0A80Chealth0Cperiodic0Etable0Enew0Eelements0Enames0Cindex0Bhtml0Deref0Frss0Itech

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Tinder and Facebook: Too close for comfort?

New Tinder Social feature allows users to create groups and meet up with other groups. Except in doing so, they’re presented with a list of Facebook friends also using the app — and not everybody is happy about it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/28/tech/tinder-social-facebook-friends/index.html?eref=rss_tech

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This huge combat tractor is the ultimate multitasker

Meet the 32-ton armored combat vehicle that’s the ultimate tractor— albeit one that can punch holes through concrete, fire rockets, and carve safe passage through minefields for soldiers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/13/this-huge-combat-tractor-is-ultimate-multitasker.html

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Apple hires away Amazon exec to head up corporate digital security, report says

Article Image Days before Apple is set to meet U.S. prosecutors in court over a contentious encryption fight involving an iPhone linked to last year’s San Bernardino terror attack, a report on Friday claims the company has poached Amazon’s vice president of information security George Stathakopoulos.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4e5e2f47/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A30C180Capple0Ehires0Eaway0Eamazon0Esecurity0Echief0Eamid0Eiphone0Eencryption0Erow/story01.htm

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Oculus CEO hopes Rift spurs gamers to upgrade their ‘crappy PCs’

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Palmer Lucky’s AMA shed light on how he expects the PC market to evolve to meet the demands on VR — and cleared up some issues around the Oculus Store, as well.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/221088-oculus-ceo-hopes-rift-spurs-gamers-to-upgrade-their-crappy-pcs

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Cook, tech execs to meet with White House on terrorists' use of social media

Article Image Apple CEO Tim Cook and a host of tech industry executives will meet with White House officials on Friday to explore ways in which terrorist activity on social media and other online arenas can be hindered or countered.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4cb802f5/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A10C0A70Ccook0Etech0Eexecs0Eto0Emeet0Ewith0Ewhite0Ehouse0Eon0Eterrorists0Euse0Eof0Esocial0Emedia/story01.htm

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The Air Force now allows any enlisted serviceman to become a UAV pilot

To help meet the rising demand for drone surveillance and reconnaissance, the United States Air Force just announced it now allows enlisted pilots (including non-officers) to fly in missions involving unmanned aircraft.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/22/air-force-now-allows-any-enlisted-serviceman-to-become-uav-pilot.html

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