Billionaire space prospectors are racing to mine the moon, and that's a good thing

Over the next 10 years, space-age prospectors will fly to the moon in hopes of striking it rich. And this interplanetary cash-grab might just be the key to human survival, centuries down the line.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/24/billionaire-space-prospectors-are-racing-to-mine-moon-and-thats-good-thing.html

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Microsoft Kills Windows 10 Feature Updates For Older CPUs

Intel Atom Z2580, Clover Trail+

Over two years ago, Microsoft promised to provide Windows 10 updates to all hardware over the supported lifetime of the device. That vague phrase has begun to have consequences.

The post Microsoft Kills Windows 10 Feature Updates For Older CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252777-microsoft-kills-windows-10-feature-update-support-pcs-tablets?source=Computing

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Drone operator near wildfire facing felony charges

Days after a drone forced firefighting aircraft out of the sky over a raging wildfire in Arizona, the drone’s pilot is facing charges, the AP reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/03/drone-operator-near-wildfire-facing-felony-charges.html

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How to fix it when sites show you the wrong ads and recommendations

“You might also like…”This mantra is spread all over the internet, because services are always recommending things to you: songs, books, articles, movies, boots … even bed frames. Ads and suggestions seem to follow you everywhere. On social media, algorithms control even the news and updates you see on your screen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/02/how-to-fix-it-when-sites-show-wrong-ads-and-recommendations.html

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Microsoft Confirms Windows Code Leak, but Size, Details Disputed

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Microsoft suffered a significant hack and data leak over the weekend, but the size and scale of the problem may have been smaller than initially reported.

The post Microsoft Confirms Windows Code Leak, but Size, Details Disputed appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251640-microsoft-confirms-windows-code-leak-size-details-disputed?source=Computing

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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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WannaCry virus inadvertenly helps Australian drivers avoid speeding tickets

Despite taking down more than 300,000 computers around the world in over 150 countries, affecting countless organizations, the WannaCry ransomware may have helped some unwitting Australian motorists.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/23/wannacry-virus-inadvertenly-helps-australian-drivers-avoid-speeding-tickets.html

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Apple Accused of Misleading Customers Entitled to Repairs, Replacements

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Apple is facing a lawsuit over its handling of the Error 53 issue, after allegedly lying about its own legal requirements and obligations.

The post Apple Accused of Misleading Customers Entitled to Repairs, Replacements appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250513-apple-accused-misrepresenting-error-53-issue-customers-entitled-repairs-replacements?source=Computing

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Facebook fined $122M over WhatsApp privacy dispute

The European Commission fined Facebook $122 million over providing “incorrect or misleading” information relating to its WhatsApp acquisition in 2014 after the social networking giant automatically matched user accounts between the two platforms.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/18/facebook-fined-122m-over-whatsapp-privacy-dispute.html

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Forget health care — this startup offers cryonic freezing as an employee benefit

Move over foosball tables and free lunches! Silicon Valley-based AI-driven hedge fund Numerai is offering cryonic freezing as an employee benefit in order to attract new recruits.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/11/forget-health-care-this-startup-offers-cryonic-freezing-as-employee-benefit.html

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John Oliver's Viewers Flood FCC Site With Net Neutrality Concerns


Comedian John Oliver, incensed over proposed changes to unravel Net neutrality protections for consumers, unleashed a torrent of criticism against the Federal Communications Commission and urged viewers to register their protest online. The response led to a digital meltdown on the agency’s site Sunday night. Oliver targeted a proposal by Ajit Pai, the agency’s new chairman, that would loosen Net neutrality regulations. It would allow Internet service providers to abide by market forces and largely self-police their conduct.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84516.html?rss=1

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Snapchat puppy filters latest social media battleground

The world’s biggest social networks are locked in a serious, billion-dollar battle over one of the world’s silliest innovations: puppy-eared, rainbow-spewing photo filters.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/08/snapchat-puppy-filters-latest-social-media-battleground.html

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UFO spotted over Paris beaming down flashing light

A new video has appeared of a cigar-shaped ship hovering over Paris, potentially the same ship which was spotted over China and Australia several years ago.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/05/ufo-spotted-over-paris-beaming-down-flashing-light.html

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UFO sighting? Video purportedly showing massive light over Paris raises questions

A new video has appeared of a cigar-shaped ship hovering over Paris, potentially the same ship which was spotted over China and Australia several years ago.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/05/ufo-sighting-video-purportedly-showing-massive-light-over-paris-raises-questions.html

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AI Is Still in Its Formative Years


The electronics industry over the past several years has made tremendous strides in creating artificial intelligence in a manner imagined by Allen Turing in the 1940s. The convergence of algorithmic advances in multilayer neural networks, the evolution of PC GPUs as massively parallel processing accelerators, and the availability of massive data sets fueled by the Internet and widely deployed sensors — big data — has enabled a renaissance in software neural network modeling techniques commonly referred to as “deep learning,” or “DL.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84505.html?rss=1

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