Over 1,000 people charged with sharing video of naked teens on Facebook

Danish police have charged more than 1,000 young people for distributing sexually explicit images and videos after being tipped off by Facebook.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/16/over-1000-people-charged-with-sharing-video-naked-teens-on-facebook.html

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IBM Plans to Reassign 31,000 Workers, Will Cut 10,000 Positions in 2018

IBM is firing over 10,000 workers and reassigning 30,000 more as part of yet another round of downsizing and reassignment.

The post IBM Plans to Reassign 31,000 Workers, Will Cut 10,000 Positions in 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261905-ibm-plans-reassign-31000-workers-will-cut-10000-positions-2018?source=Computing

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Oculus Go will run a 2-year-old chipset

LAS VEGAS—In one of the more perplexing announcements at CES, Facebook’s Hugo Barra said at the Qualcomm press conference that the upcoming standalone Oculus Go VR headset will run a Snapdragon 821, a two-year-old mobile chipset last seen in the LG G6.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/09/oculus-go-will-run-2-year-old-chipset.html

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CRM in 2018


Figuring out the year ahead in CRM is tricky and getting more so. Making predictions has been more challenging for the last several years. We’ve seen an array of new technologies take root and blossom, but managers have had trouble figuring out how to adopt them. Those innovations have fueled a lot of anxiety in the C-suite about digital disruption, but the disruption is necessarily different for every company. Some will thrive on an IoT strategy, others on adding analytics to retail customer data.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85038.html?rss=1

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The FCC Screwed Up! My Firsthand Experience Without Net Neutrality


As a high-tech industry analyst, I have worked from home for more than a decade. As someone who tracks new technology and is always on the lookout for a better communications solution, I migrated to a VoIP service through Vonage early after its introduction. The service was great. I had great call quality and the flexibility to take the service anywhere. That went on until Cox Communications purchased my cable provider. Once Cox took over in our area, the call quality on Vonage deteriorated until the service became unusable.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85017.html?rss=1

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Software is Increasingly Complex. That Can Be Dangerous.

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Every day, software becomes ever more important for the functioning of the world as we know it. But the complexity of that software also keeps growing.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259977-software-increasingly-complex-thats-dangerous?source=Computing

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Bitcoin Mining Now Uses More Power Than 159 Countries

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Mining Bitcoin now consumes more than 30 terawatt-hours of power globally, which is higher than the individual energy usage of 159 countries.

The post Bitcoin Mining Now Uses More Power Than 159 Countries appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/259882-bitcoin-mining-now-uses-power-159-countries?source=Computing

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3 ways to score big holiday discounts online

Surveys suggest that more than half of holiday shopping takes place online, and that figure grows every year. But as blissful as online shopping is, the internet is a sterile environment. Unlike your local shopping mall, you can’t land an online discount by asking for a deal or “knowing a guy.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/26/3-ways-to-score-big-holiday-discounts-online.html

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Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 Drains the Battery While Gaming, Even When Plugged In

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Microsoft’s new Surface Book 2 packs a much more powerful graphics card than the previous system, but don’t count on using that performance whenever you want it.

The post Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 Drains the Battery While Gaming, Even When Plugged In appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259359-microsofts-surface-book-drains-battery-gaming-even-plugged?source=Computing

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Amazon planning free, ad-supported video streaming service, report says

Alongside the growing amount of original content, signing up for one or more streaming video subscription services such as Netflix or Prime Video comes with the added bonus of no ads.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/13/amazon-planning-free-ad-supported-video-streaming-service-report-says.html

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iPhone X Face ID already tricked by $200 mask

When Apple announced it was getting rid of Touch ID for facial recognition, the company said it was a more secure option with only a one in 1,000,000 chance of being hacked.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/13/iphone-x-face-id-already-tricked-by-200-mask.html

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Netflix member? Don’t get caught out by the latest email scam

With more than 100 million users globally, Netflix is an attractive target for email scammers. Another ruse has just showed up, and it’s designed to get hold of your login credentials and credit card information. So take care.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/07/netflix-member-don-t-get-caught-out-by-latest-email-scam.html

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