New Android malware can secretly steal your credit card data, calls and texts

At this point, we assume that most savvy Android users know to be on the lookout for suspicious apps and download prompts, but even as smartphone users become more aware of the risks of downloading apps, the creators of the most vicious malware have adapted by releasing increasingly subtle Trojans that can do a great deal of damage behind the scenes without alerting the user.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/18/new-android-malware-can-secretly-steal-your-credit-card-data-calls-and-texts.html

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Three ways to find the real deals on Amazon

Here’s some trivia for you: Amazon, the largest and most versatile marketplace in world history, has more than 2 million sellers — almost as many people as live in Houston, the fourth largest city in America. And every one of those sellers is clambering to sell you things.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/12/three-ways-to-find-real-deals-on-amazon.html

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These are the four criteria for getting a job at Google

Google is one of the most recognizable companies in the world and as a juggernaut of the tech industry is shaping our lives on an unprecedented scale.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/09/these-are-four-criteria-for-getting-job-at-google.html

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Spanning Front and Back Offices


CPQ — that is, configure, price, quote — is one of the most transitional apps, because it spans front and back offices, and because its very existence has changed these functions. Another app in this category is sales compensation management. Both of their stories are about front-office processes needing back-office data. Once the data is made available, the process evolves to be far more useful to the business. In each case, the original, fundamental application need was record keeping in the back office.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84720.html?rss=1

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Facebook engineers panic, pull plug on AI after bots develop their own language

As the world’s most powerful computer systems begin to embrace artificial intelligence in earnest, using smart algorithms to increase efficiency and and speed, the potential damage that a “rogue” AI could cause continues to grow.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/31/facebook-engineers-panic-pull-plug-on-ai-after-bots-develop-their-own-language.html

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Prominent digital drug marketplaces knocked out in 1-2 punch

Two of the world’s most notorious “darknet” marketplaces have been knocked out in a one-two punch that officials say yielded a trove of new intelligence about drugs and weapons merchants that operate from hidden corners of the internet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/20/prominent-digital-drug-marketplaces-knocked-out-in-1-2-punch.html

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How IT Can Save Our Healthcare System

If you have the funds, the US is the place to be to get treatment for the most complex of diseases. Where we are having problems is in the system that delivers health care; here’s how technology can help.

The post How IT Can Save Our Healthcare System appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/252398-can-technology-save-healthcare-system?source=Computing

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NASA Computers from Apollo Era Found in Pittsburgh Basement

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Most of us don’t have anything really interesting in our basements, and certainly nothing of historical significance. In the case of a former engineer from Pittsburgh, his basement was home to a pair of NASA computers from the 1960s.

The post NASA Computers from Apollo Era Found in Pittsburgh Basement appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/252445-nasa-computers-apollo-era-found-pittsburgh-basement?source=Computing

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Ancient Roman concrete outperforms our own, and science only just worked out why

The Roman Empire may be long gone, but its architecture has stood the test of time — most notably, its insanely durable concrete, which has been hailed as the world’s strongest.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/06/ancient-roman-concrete-outperforms-our-own-and-science-only-just-worked-out-why.html

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How to Set Up a Mesh Network for Your Home or Small Office

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One of the most exciting developments in home tech recently has been the explosion of mesh networking solutions, which allow nearly seamless distribution of Wi-Fi throughout your home or small office. Here’s how to get started.

The post How to Set Up a Mesh Network for Your Home or Small Office appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/251626-setting-mesh-network-home-small-office?source=Computing

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Best Laptops for Video Editing

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While dedicated workstations are still the most efficient machines for video production, it’s now quite common for editors to use laptops to get work done; here are the best ones to buy.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/167156-the-best-laptops-for-video-editing?source=Computing

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Scientists have developed AI that can read your mind and predict your thoughts

At one point in our history, the most impressive example of artificial intelligence was a computer that was really, really good at chess.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/03/scientists-have-developed-ai-that-can-read-your-mind-and-predict-your-thoughts.html

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iPhone turns 10: Here are some key facts about the iconic device

As the iPhone turns 10, it’s helped turn Apple into the most valuable company in the world. It’s also changed the way people work, communicate and play.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/29/iphone-turns-10-here-are-some-key-facts-about-iconic-device.html

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3 WannaCry Talking Points to Win Security Buy-In


By this point, most tech practitioners — and nearly all security practitioners — know about WannaCry. In fact, you might be sick of people analyzing it, rehashing it, sharing “lessons learned” about it, and otherwise laying out suggestions — in some cases, contradictory — about what you might do differently in the future. The level of unsolicited advice can border on the annoying. That said, there is one avenue that seems to be underexplored: namely, the opportunity for frank and productive discussions with executives about security goals.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84627.html?rss=1

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A US carrier just announced that it won't sell anything but Apple's iPhone from now on

The iPhone is obviously one of the most popular gadgets of all time, and as the single most dominant force in smartphones today, putting all your chips in the iPhone basket isn’t a terrible strategy.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/21/us-carrier-just-announced-that-it-wont-sell-anything-but-apples-iphone-from-now-on.html

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Scientists create 'molecular black hole' in laboratory using world's most powerful x-ray beam

The world’s most powerful X-ray laser beam has been used to create a tiny microscopic “black hole.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/05/scientists-create-molecular-black-hole-in-laboratory-using-worlds-most-powerful-x-ray-beam.html

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China's inescapable Tencent adds Hollywood movies to its vast 'walled garden'

After getting off work at a real-estate company in eastern China, Zhu Feiyue spends most of his time on his smartphone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/chinas-inescapable-tencent-adds-hollywood-movies-to-its-vast-walled-garden.html

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