Watch out, Samsung: Best Galaxy S8 alternatives

Launching March 29, the upcoming Galaxy S8 has spurred a tsunami of rumors and leaks, but it’s not the only exciting phone you should be paying attention to.

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Silicon Valley high school makes $24 million from Snap IPO

It’s an only in Silicon Valley kind of story: A well-to-do private Catholic high school makes a $15,000 investment five years ago in the company developing the Snapchat app, holds onto it for years and ends up with a windfall of $24 million.

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Scientific breakthrough lost? Unique metallic hydrogen sample disappears

Scientists reportedly say that the world’s only sample of metallic hydrogen, which was touted as potentially revolutionizing technology, has disappeared.

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Self-destructing phones are finally a reality

The idea of a self-destructing phone is usually something you only encounter in goofy spy movies, but it’s actually a potentially valuable invention that could aid in security for high profile individuals.

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Ultimate virtual reality holiday gift guide

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Whether you’re looking to lay down a couple grand for a top-of-the-line VR rig or only willing to throw-in for the price of a large pizza, there’s a VR setup out there to fit your needs.

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Nvidia builds its own supercomputer, claims top efficiency spot in the TOP500

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Nvidia’s built itself a super-computer. Not only is it the 29th most-powerful system on Earth, it’s the most power-efficient. The company plans to use its new supercomputer for AI research, ongoing GPU compute research, and to build and design future GPUs. Yes, GPUs are now helping to build future GPUs.

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Here's What Happens When Computers Fail At Your Polling Place

Everything will be all right.

Polls have only been open a few hours, but voting stations are already running into technical trouble. According to the Washington Post, this morning the laptop computer…

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Snapping a selfie with your ballot could get your vote tossed out

That #ballotselfie could get you in trouble — Taking a photo of your ballot is only legal in 19 states (and Washington D.C.), despite ongoing lawsuits. Do you live in a state that bans ballot photography?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/07/snapping-selfie-with-your-ballot-could-get-your-vote-tossed-out.html

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End of the road for Galaxy Note7: What's next for Samsung?

Samsung’s unprecedented decision to end production of its troubled Galaxy Note7 was the only way for the tech giant to start rebuilding its battered smartphone brand, experts say.

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End of the road for Galaxy Note7: What's next for Samsung?

Samsung’s unprecedented decision to end production of its troubled Galaxy Note7 was the only way for the tech giant to start rebuilding its battered smartphone brand, experts say.

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Microsoft will start selling Windows 10 as a subscription product to large businesses

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The company has confirmed that Windows as a service is becoming a reality, but only for enterprise users right now.

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NFL hires cybersecurity firm to teach players how to use social media

The NFL has a social media problem that can only be fixed by professionals. Following a string of high-profile online mishaps and hacks, the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) is reaching out to cybersecurity firm K2 Intelligence for help.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/14/nfl-hires-cybersecurity-firm-to-teach-players-how-to-use-social-media.html

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