Intel Coffee Lake Benchmarks Leak, Launch Rumored for October 5

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New benchmark results for the Core i7-8700K have leaked, suggesting Intel gets some significant uplift from its higher core counts.

The post Intel Coffee Lake Benchmarks Leak, Launch Rumored for October 5 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255411-intel-coffee-lake-benchmarks-leak-launch-rumored-october-5?source=Computing

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Artificial intelligence could help us see farther into space than ever before

New AI algorithm is 10 million times faster at analyzing images of so-called “gravitational lenses” in space. That means that analysis which previously took months can now be carried out in a fraction a second.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/05/artificial-intelligence-could-help-us-see-farther-into-space-than-ever-before.html

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Intel May Respond to AMD Ryzen With Six-Core i5, i7 CPUs

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New rumors indicate Intel will respond to AMD in the consumer space, possibly with new Core i7 and i5 offerings that add six-core CPUs to Intel’s desktop lines.

The post Intel May Respond to AMD Ryzen With Six-Core i5, i7 CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252595-intel-may-respond-ryzen-six-core-i5-i7-desktop-processors?source=Computing

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Facebook is now deleting 66K posts a week in anti-hate campaign

NEW YORK — Facebook is deleting about 66,000 posts a week as the social media giant cracks down on what it considers to be hate speech.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/28/facebook-is-now-deleting-66k-posts-week-in-anti-hate-campaign.html

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Robert Kraft says football's future is via livestreaming

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said the future of NFL broadcasts is in “over the top” deals like the livestreaming agreement the NFL signed with Amazon this spring.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/23/robert-kraft-says-footballs-future-is-via-livestreaming.html

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This new technology can help predict if you're going to die

New research has indicated that “future” predicting computers could be coming to hospitals in the near future. Researchers are hoping that the technology could be used to predict serious illnesses and medical conditions such as heart attacks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/this-new-technology-can-help-predict-if-youre-going-to-die.html

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Neil deGrasse Tyson becomes 1st American to receive Stephen Hawking medal

NEW YORK — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson received the Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication Tuesday (June 6), becoming the first American scientist to earn the prestigious award.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/09/neil-degrasse-tyson-becomes-1st-american-to-receive-stephen-hawking-medal.html

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Buzz Aldrin receives prestigious award, details vision for Mars travel

NEW YORK — Former NASA astronaut and Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and gave a speech about his dreams for human exploration of Mars during a ceremony here at the historic immigration site Saturday (May 13).

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/17/buzz-aldrin-receives-prestigious-award-details-vision-for-mars-travel.html

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WikiLeaks: CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users cannot fix

New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple’s iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn’t disable by resetting their devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/24/wikileaks-cia-hacked-apple-devices-in-ways-users-cannot-fix.html

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Microsoft’s Project Scorpio will improve games at 1080p as well as offering 4K

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New rumors concerning the Xbox One Scorpio suggest both 1080p and 4K gamers have advantages to look forward to when Microsoft’s major console refresh ships this winter.

The post Microsoft’s Project Scorpio will improve games at 1080p as well as offering 4K appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/245737-microsofts-project-scorpio-will-improve-games-1080p-well-offering-4k?source=Computing

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Graphene-coated copper could dramatically boost future CPU performance

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New research into a copper-graphene interconnect design could dramatically boost performance and cut waste heat.

The post Graphene-coated copper could dramatically boost future CPU performance appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/244693-graphene-coated-copper-dramatically-boost-future-cpu-performance?source=Computing

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New malware forces your phone to mine a cryptocurrency

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New malware is forcing Internet users to mine a new cryptocurrency. Worse — it could infect your smartphone.

The post New malware forces your phone to mine a cryptocurrency appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/241021-malware-cryptocurrency-mining-zcash?source=Computing

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Dark patterns and the dark web: FBI joins Rule 41 in setting troubling precedent

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New disclosures reveal that as part of a child porn takedown, the FBI levied surveillance onto some 8,000 IPs in 120 countries, under the auspices of a single warrant. The new era of grey-hat digital surveillance is taking shape. Who will come out on top?

The post Dark patterns and the dark web: FBI joins Rule 41 in setting troubling precedent appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/240451-dark-patterns-and-the-dark-web-fbi-rule-41-troubling-precedent?source=Computing

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Why Lithium-Ion Batteries Still Explode, and What's Being Done to Fix the Problem

New Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones were available in U.S. stores Wednesday, September 21, after exploding lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries forced the company to recall about a million units.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/21/why-lithium-ion-batteries-still-explode-and-what-being-done-to-fix-problem.html

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New drone rules have just gone into effect, but they don't help Amazon's Prime Air plan

New rules for the commercial operation of drones went into effect on Monday. The new framework eliminates time-consuming application procedures for businesses keen on making use of the technology, though it doesn’t help Amazon and its Prime Air plan.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/30/new-drone-rules-have-just-gone-into-effect-but-dont-help-amazons-prime-air-plan.html

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Phase change memory can operate thousands of times faster than current RAM

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New discoveries about phase change memory show it can switch at picosecond scales — theoretically opening the door to a DRAM replacement thousands of times faster than our current memory technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/233691-phase-change-memory-can-operate-thousands-of-times-faster-than-current-ram

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