Writing an algorithm to solve this chess problem could net you a cool $1 million

Have a good mind for computational chess problem-solving? Want to earn $1 million? Then the University of St. Andrews and Clay Mathematics Institute sure have the competition for you.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/01/writing-algorithm-to-solve-this-chess-problem-could-net-cool-1-million.html

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Hands on with Synology’s RT2600ac monster Wi-Fi router

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If you have the budget and don’t mind your router looking as big and powerful as it is, the Synology’s new RT2600ac may be the perfect choice.

The post Hands on with Synology’s RT2600ac monster Wi-Fi router appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/243955-synology-rt2600ac-monster-wi-fi-router-reviewed?source=Computing

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Apple's AirPods are now available for purchase

If you want to take full advantage of Apple’s new W1 wireless chip and you don’t mind looking a bit… peculiar… you’re in luck because Apple’s new AirPods are finally available for purchase from Apple’s online store.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/13/apples-airpods-are-now-available-for-purchase.html

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From this point forward, all Intel and AMD CPUs are Windows 10-only

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Keep in mind as you plan your hardware purchases — AMD CPUs, APUs, and Intel CPUs are all Windows 10-only from this point forward. AMD GPUs will continue to support Windows 7 and 8 for now, though we don’t know when the company will terminate this.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/234881-from-this-point-forward-all-intel-and-amd-cpus-are-windows-10-only

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One unusual indicator spells trouble for Silicon Valley

A post at Silicon Beat notes that one question is on everybody’s mind in the tech world: “Are we in a tech bubble, and when is it going to burst?”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/09/one-unusual-indicator-spells-trouble-for-silicon-valley.html

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Microsoft planning giant Windows 10 launch July 29 even though you probably can’t get it

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Microsoft is planning some Windows 10 shindigs to take you mind off things until you can upgrade to Windows 10.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/209735-microsoft-planning-giant-windows-10-launch-july-29-even-though-you-probably-cant-get-it

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