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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Microsoft Will End Final Free Windows 10 Upgrade Program On December 31

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The official free upgrade offer has been over for more than a year, but now Microsoft is ending the final workaround that let you get Windows 10 by telling a little white lie.

The post Microsoft Will End Final Free Windows 10 Upgrade Program On December 31 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258161-microsoft-will-end-final-free-windows-10-upgrade-program-december-31?source=Computing

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5 weird and wonderful products powered by AI

AI is hot right now. Amazon Alexa is a powerful AI assistant, and our cars are becoming more and more adaptable to traffic (and other cars). Yet, some of the most interesting innovations in AI might not capture as much attention. An all-terrain patrol bot? How about a trash bin that can sort pop cans for you? And, an autonomous patio shade that learns how to adjust itself.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/19/5-weird-and-wonderful-products-powered-by-ai.html

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Helpshift VP Tushar Makhija: Not All Customers Will Help You Make Money


“As services are getting more and more mobile, service needs to get mobile as well,” said Tushar Makhija, vice president of revenue at Helpshift. “If you look at customer service over the last 10 to 15 years, first it was all about average handling time. If you grew quickly as a business, you needed to stack up a call center. The next five to six years were all about self-service, so technology started building up. Today, it is not about time-to-resolution or handling time. It is all about the time-to-cure.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84886.html?rss=1

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Microsoft Introduces Surface Book 2 With GTX 1050, 1060 Options

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Microsoft has introduced a new version of its Surface Book 2, with more powerful GPUs and new Intel processors.

The post Microsoft Introduces Surface Book 2 With GTX 1050, 1060 Options appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257586-microsoft-introduces-new-surface-book-2-gtx-1050-1060-options?source=Computing

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Microsoft built a trio of treehouse for its employees on its Washington campus

According to research, people can gain more focus and creativity by being exposed to outdoor settings. So Microsoft has builtbuilt treehouse workspaces for its employees, aspart of the company’s growing “outdoor districts.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/16/microsoft-built-trio-treehouse-for-its-employees-on-its-washington-campus.html

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Facebook is continuing the fight against fake news with a new button

Intended to help individuals make more informed decisions about the types of news that they read, share, and ultimately, believe, Facebook’s new “i” button will give readers additional information about the source.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/09/facebook-is-continuing-fight-against-fake-news-with-new-button.html

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Transforming robot can swim, walk or glide

Thanks to special exoskeleton outfits, a tiny transforming robot can now become more than meets the eye. Once outfitted with the plastic exoskeletons, the small bots– dubbed Primers– are able to swim, walk, roll, sail and glide.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/06/transforming-robot-can-swim-walk-or-glide.html

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Atari's new console does much more than just video games

Atari has released more details about its upcoming video game console — and it’s a long way from the pioneering 2600 model that made Atari famous in the 1970s.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/27/ataris-new-console-does-much-more-than-just-video-games.html

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Cutting the cord? How to pick your streaming services

“Cut the cord.” It sounds so freeing, doesn’t it? No more paying exorbitant fees for hundreds of channels you never watch. With streaming services, you can watch whatever, whenever, wherever. Pretty great, right?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/17/cutting-cord-how-to-pick-your-streaming-services.html

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Apple's iPhone 8 release is coming later than expected

The good news is that we only have to wait a few more days before Apple introduces the iPhone 8, a device that will arguably introduce more new features than any other iPhone release in history.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/08/apples-iphone-8-release-is-coming-later-than-expected.html

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3 insider tips to enjoying podcasts

More than a century after the radio was invented, people are still using it for news, entertainment and passing the time on long trips. I know this firsthand: I host a national talk show that’s broadcast on more than 400 top radio stations across the U.S. and on Armed Forces Radio internationally.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/03/3-insider-tips-to-enjoying-podcasts.html

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SEALS, Tucano planes and more than 3,300 pounds of weapons

With more than 3,300 pounds of weapons, the fierce Super Tucano can swoop in to unleash hefty firepower from above and save lives of warfighters on the ground.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/01/seals-tucano-planes-and-more-than-3300-pounds-weapons.html

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SanDisk Breaks Storage Record With 400GB microSD Card

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A new microSD card delivers far more storage than previously available, with support for full HD videos and photos.

The post SanDisk Breaks Storage Record With 400GB microSD Card appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254891-sandisk-breaks-storage-record-new-400gb-microsd-card?source=Computing

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