6 'James Bond' inspired Black Friday must-have tactical steals

Shopping for a hunter, outdoor enthusiast, adventurer, first responder, military member or someone else who deserves something best-in-class this holiday season?

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Overclocker Claims Intel X299 VRM Temps are a ‘Disaster’ With Skylake-X

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According to one prominent member of the overclocking community, the VRM cooling on X299 motherboards isn’t good enough to keep the boards stable — and no overclocker should buy a board with just one 8-pin CPU power connector.

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Should Salesforce Buy NetSuite?


The recently released spreadsheet hacked from Salesforce board member Colin Powell’s email names multiple companies that Salesforce was at least considering acquiring. In the aftermath of the initial reports, it’s worth noticing that there were at least two enterprise resource planning/back office companies on the list: Workday and NetSuite. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff for many years has been resolute in saying that the company would not buy a back-office company — but times have changed.

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Apple-sponsored NFC Forum working to bring contactless payments to U.S. public transit

Article Image The NFC Forum — an industry lobbying group that counts Apple as a board member — on Wednesday announced a new partnership with the American Public Transportation Association that will see the two groups working to broaden NFC support among public transit operators in the U.S.

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UK Parliament approves $1.5M plan to supply members with new iPad Air 2s, laptops

The UK’s House of Commons has decided to give each member of parliament a copy of Apple’s latest iPad Air 2, as well as a laptop, as part of a project that will cost taxpayers almost $1.49 million.



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Apple board member Millard Drexler to retire in March, replacement unknown

Longtime Apple board member Millard “Mickey” Drexler announced intentions to retire at the end of his current term, which will end in March at the company’s annual shareholders meeting, leaving seven candidates for election to fill his place.



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Hacker 'reconstructs' German politician's fingerprint from photos

Fingerprint-based biometric technology is used to secure everything from iPhones to safes. Now, a member of the Chaos Computer Club, a European hacker network, claims to have replicated the fingerprint of German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen using photographs of the politician’s thumb,

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/12/29/hacker-reconstructs-german-politician-fingerprint-from-photos/

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Hacker clones a politician’s fingerprint using normal, long-distance public photos

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A member of the Chaos Computer Club has shown that it’s possible to reproduce someone’s fingerprint, and thus break into systems protected by biometric fingerprint scanners, using just a photo of someone’s finger. In this case, the member of the CCC managed to get the fingerprint of Germany’s defense minister Ursula von der Leyen from a photo taken a press conference — which, if the German government uses biometric access control systems, could be a bit of a security breach.

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First case of Google Glass addiction confirmed: study

A 31-year-old enlisted service member who recently checked himself into the US Navy’s Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program for alcohol addiction began suffering an entirely unexpected withdrawal during the 35-day program.

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Susan Wagner to replace Bill Campbell on Apple board of directors

Apple on Thursday announced Bill Campbell, the longest-serving member of the company’s board, will retire after 17 years of service, to be replaced by BlackRock cofounder Susan L. Wagner.



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Eddy Cue latest Apple executive to offer up lunch date for charity, throws in MacBook Air

Apple fans have another chance at a sit-down with a member of the company’s senior leadership, as internet software and services chief Eddy Cue has put one hour of his time up for auction — and sweetened the pot with a 13-inch MacBook Air — in the Fortune 500 equivalent of a charity dunk tank.



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Audi announces support for Apple's CarPlay in 2015 models

German automaker Audi — a founding member of Google’s Android-based Open Automotive Alliance — on Thursday announced that it has undertaken “intensive dialog” with Apple to integrate the iPhone maker’s CarPlay system into new vehicles beginning in 2015.



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Google exec & social networking chief Vic Gundotra leaves company

Vic Gundotra, an outspoken member of Google’s executive team who spearheaded the company’s Google+ social networking service and oversaw its early mobile applications, has left the company after an 8-year tenure, he announced on Thursday.



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