AWS Gives Customers On-Premises Linux Option


Amazon Web Services recently expanded its menu of cloud services to give customers the option of using the Amazon Linux AMI on premises. Customers can use the Amazon Container Image on premises for the purpose of developing and testing workloads, AWS Chief Evangelist Jeff Barr explained.
The AMI provides a stable, secure and high-performance environment for applications running on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, he said. “It is built from the same source code and packages as the AMI and will give you a smooth path to container adoption.”

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Facebook facing lawsuit over alleged bias in housing and employment ads

Facebook is facing renewed pressure over its “ethnic affinity” ad-targeting option courtesy of a lawsuit that claims the feature is racially biased and in violation of the Fair Housing Act and the Civil Rights Act.

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AMD has built hardware at Samsung, could tap foundry for future products

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AMD has confirmed that it has built hardware at Samsung’s foundries and has the option to utilize Samsung’s 14nm in the future. It’s an important move towards securing a stable manufacturing option across the industry as next-generation nodes are ever-harder to target.

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Broadwell-E puts 10 cores on tap: Intel launches the Core i7-6950X at Computex 2016

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Intel’s Broadwell-E is launching today, with a 10-core CPU option and new overclocking features — but is it a better choice than a conventional quad-core for ordinary gamers?

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PlayStation Vue Streaming TV Goes National at $30 a month

People looking for alternatives to cable TV have a new option: Sony’s PlayStation Vue streaming TV service, which will now be offered nationwide.

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Twitter's New Algorithm Raises De-Democratization Fears


Twitter on Wednesday gave users the option of using a new algorithmically organized feed that would deliver more relevant messages — not necessarily the newest — first. The new approach to disseminating tweets was spearheaded by Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey, who is under pressure because of the company’s lack of growth. Compared to other social media sites, like Facebook, Twitter is lagging behind in new user growth and stock performance. Naturally, that has put significant pressure on Dorsey.

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Windows 10 will keep spying on you no matter how hard you try to stop it

When you boot up Windows 10 for the very first time, you have the option to customize several settings related to the collection of data from Microsoft’s servers.

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Apple exploring new multi-camera optical zoom system for future iPhones

Article Image Mobile photographers might soon have the option of zooming in on their targets without the image degradation that comes with traditional digital zoom, if a new multi-camera optical zoom system spotted in a recent Apple patent application makes it into production.

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Lightning-connected Gamevice gaming controller for iPhone debuts in Apple Stores

Article Image iOS gamers have a new hardware controller option now available at Apple’s retail and online stores: Gamevice, an attachable and collapsible gamepad that’s compatible with the iPhone 6 and 6s, as well as the larger 6 Plus and 6s Plus.

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Apple brings Force Touch to the desktop with new $129 Magic Trackpad 2

Article Image Apple’s updated iMacs have the option of shipping with the all-new Magic Trackpad 2, which features a larger surface and features Force Touch input, bringing it in line with Apple’s latest MacBook Pro and 12-inch MacBook with Retina display models.

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Misfit, Speedo team up for new Apple Store-exclusive Shine swim tracker

People who swim for fitness or competition will have a new option for tracking their progress some Sept. 1, when the Speedo Shine swim tracker –?a collaboration between wearables firm Misfit and swimwear brand Speedo –?will hit Apple Store shelves.

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Option for high-quality Apple Music streaming over cellular shows up in iOS 9 beta

It appears Apple is planning to give on-the-go Apple Music users the option to stream tunes at high bitrates when iOS 9 debuts later this year, as the latest beta released Wednesday includes a toggle switch for high quality audio streaming over cellular networks.

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Custom iPhone 6 paint job hints at what a rose gold Apple 'iPhone 6s' could look like

Apple is rumored to offer its next-generation iPhone in a new rose gold color option, which has led to forgeries in the Far East attempting to imagine what the color might look like on a so-called “iPhone 6s.”

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Apple Online Store stops offering iPhone with 2-year AT&T contract

Apple removed the option to buy an AT&T iPhone on a two-year contract from its online store on Thursday night, reflecting AT&T’s wider shift away from two-year contracts.



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Google Makes It Easier for Online Hunters to Gather Food


Google last week added an option that lets users place a food order directly from search results. Six providers are participating in the service: Seamless, Grubhub, Eat24, Delivery.com, BeyondMenu and MyPizza.com. More are expected to join later this year. This could provide Google with an entry into the growing food-delivery market. Consumers increasingly are searching online for food options. Users can search for the type of food desired — e.g., “pizza” — and then order directly from the search results, and the food will be on its way.

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Apple opens up early access to App Analytics for developers on iTunes Connect

Apple on Thursday offered developers the option to register for the App Analytics beta, opening early access to a feature originally announced at last year’s Worldwide Developers Conference.



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Google announces 'Project Fi' mobile phone network for Nexus 6 owners

Owners of Google’s Android flagship Nexus 6 smartphone now have a new option for wireless service, as the company officially announced its long-awaited mobile service, dubbed Project Fi, on Wednesday.



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