Air Force maglev sled breaks record at 633 mph

In the New Mexico desert last month, a rocket-powered magnetically-levitated sled broke a world record after it blasted down a track at 633 miles per hour.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/21/air-force-maglev-sled-breaks-record-at-633-mph.html

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AMD announces new dual-GPU FirePro S9300 x2 designed for HPC and scientific computing

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Earlier this month, AMD announced a new dual-GPU aimed at VR developers — now it’s bringing that same chip to the HPC space. It’s the first time AMD has launched a dual GPU for scientific computing and supercomputer deployments, but the chip’s enormous single-precision performance is somewhat offset by technological limitations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/225817-amd-announces-new-dual-gpu-firepro-designed-for-hpc

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Off-Broadway musical 'The Crazy Ones' set to bring story of Steve Jobs to the stage

Article Image A musical opening in New York City later this month, The Crazy Ones, will revolve around Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in some of earliest years at the company, including his internal and external conflicts.

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Windows 10 adoption is slowing, despite Microsoft’s best efforts

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Microsoft made Windows 10 a “Recommended” update last month, but that change did nothing for its adoption rate. The pace of new Windows 10 installs has slipped markedly since January.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/224020-windows-10-adoption-is-slowing-despite-microsofts-best-efforts

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Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom gets to hang out with the Pope

Pope Francis is evidently comfortable chewing the fat with tech leaders, last month alone hooking up with Google’s Eric Schmidt and Apple’s Tim Cook.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/29/instagram-ceo-kevin-systrom-gets-to-hang-out-with-pope.html

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Obama administration, FBI must act to restore US government's credibility in Apple's encryption debate

Article Image Actions by the leadership of the Federal Bureau of Investigation over the past month related to the San Bernardino encryption issue demonstrate a shocking level of dishonest and callous disregard for the nation’s core principles of democracy. FBI director James B. Comey should issue a formal apology or resign his post, AppleInsider’s Daniel Eran Dilger argues.

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Harman's JBL Legend CP100 CarPlay receiver to launch Feb. 14 for $400

Article Image A month after Harman debuted its JBL Legend CP100 aftermarket receiver with CarPlay support, the company on Thursday opened preorders for the $400 device ahead of a Feb. 14 ship date.

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Apple integrates Fox Now, FX Now and Nat Geo TV into Apple TV universal search [u]

Article Image After integrating PBS and PBS Kids into tvOS universal search last month, Apple on Thursday expanded the deep linking feature to include content sources Fox Now, FX Now and Nat Geo TV.

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Nintendo's 'Miitomo' coming to iOS in March, pre-registration starts Feb. 17

Article Image Nintendo’s first smartphone-only app, Miitomo, will launch sometime next month for iOS and Android, with a pre-registration process beginning on Feb. 17, the Japanese game maker announced on Wednesday.

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Windows 10 Gains on 7, Inch by Inch


Windows 10 last month had more user share than Windows XP and Windows 8, according to data released by NetMarketShare. It held 11.85 percent of the global OS market, though Windows 7 was still No. 1 with 52.47 percent. Though adoption has slowed, the NetMarketShare numbers helped validate Microsoft’s claim last month that Windows 10 was active on 200 million devices. Windows 10 dashed out to a 4.8 percent gain in user share in August, after launching the previous month. For January, the OS gained about 1.9 percent of global user share.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83062.html?rss=1

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Apple merges iTunes Radio channels into Apple Music, Beats 1 now lone free-to-stream service

Article Image As announced earlier this month, Apple on Friday discontinued free access to ad-supported iTunes Radio channels, folding the content into Apple Music as part of a broader push to grow adoption of its subscription service.

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Killer Deal: Free AppleCare & Canon AirPrint Printer with all 27" iMac with Retina 5K display configs

Article Image Shoppers in the market for a 27″ iMac with Retina 5K display this month can grab a free AppleCare extended protection plan, a free Canon PIXMA all-in-one AirPrint printer, and free shipping, with the purchase of all possible Late 2015 iMac 5K configurations. Plus no sales tax for customers in 48 states.

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Killer Deals: Save $180 to $260 instantly on all current 13" MacBook Pros with AppleCare

Article Image This month, 13″ MacBook Pro shoppers can combine instant discounts with exclusive $140 coupons to deliver the lowest prices available anywhere on all possible configurations of Apple’s current 13″ MacBook Pros with AppleCare extended warranty protection. Plus free shipping and no sales tax in 48 states.

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Deals: Apple's 15" MacBook Pros with free AppleCare, free Canon AirPrint Printer, and up to $90 in cash discounts

Article Image Readers shopping for a current 15″ MacBook Pro this month can not only grab free AppleCare protection plans and a free Canon PIXMA AirPrint-ready printer, but additional cash discounts of up to $90 with free shipping and no tax in 48 states. What’s more, this deal is now instant and no longer requires a mail-in-rebate.

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Microsoft hints at 'breakthrough' Surface phone

Microsoft’s Lumia 950 and 950 XL have only been out for about a month, but those handsets may only be a stepping stone to the next big thing for Windows 10 phones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/28/microsoft-hints-at-breakthrough-surface-phone.html

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Major Challenge to FTC's Cybersecurity Authority Evaporates


The Federal Trade Commission and Wyndham Worldwide this month reached a settlement over allegations the company violated federal law regarding the protection of customer records. The settlement could have a significant impact on e-commerce in that it ended a major legal challenge to the FTC’s extension of its authority into the realm of cybersecurity. Wyndham essentially agreed to abandon its opposition to the FTC’s assertion that federal law allows it to pursue charges against businesses that fail to protect consumers from cyberthreats.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82914.html?rss=1

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Apple gives retail employees 9 month free Apple Music subscriptions

Article Image Later this month, Apple will be giving its retail employees a 9 month free subscription to Apple Music, in addition to the urBeats headphones the company earlier gave to its retail staff as a holiday gift.

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Microsoft reverses course on OneDrive, restores 15GB free tier

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When Microsoft slashed storage capacities for OneDrive last month, users were extremely unhappy — and said so. The company is rolling back some of those changes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/219341-microsoft-reverses-course-on-onedrive-restores-15gb-free-tier

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Apple added 26 new iPhone carrier partners worldwide in November, total now at 433

Article Image Last month, Apple added 26 new global carrier partners, greatly expanding the potential reach of its hot selling iPhone lineup and positioning the new iPhone 6s for continued growth.

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