Python attacks man's running shoes, video goes viral

A python’s obsession with a pair of running shoes has mystified a Cairns man who encountered the wild reptile “attacking” his footwear in his yard.

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Amazon unveils new products, including new Echo speaker, Fire TV

Amazon unveiled a host of new products on Wednesday, including a new Echo speaker and a pair of smart glasses with built-in Alexa functionality that wowed onlookers.

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Western Digital Unveils 96-layer NAND, 4-bit QLC breakthrough

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Western Digital has announced a pair of major breakthroughs in NAND flash technology. The company is claiming it will commercialize 96-layer 3D NAND next year, and that it has found a way to build NAND that can store up to four bits of data per cell.

The post Western Digital Unveils 96-layer NAND, 4-bit QLC breakthrough appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Will robots take your job? These jobs may be automated in the future

Called simply willrobotstakemyjob.com, the site is based on an academic paper by a pair of Oxford economists that set out some predictions for which jobs were most likely to have tasks automated in the future.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/31/will-robots-take-your-job-these-jobs-may-be-automated-in-future.html

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Cray Announces New, AI-Focused Supercomputers

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Cray has launched a pair of new high-end supercomputer platforms, intended to accelerate the development of AI, deep learning, and HPC workloads.

The post Cray Announces New, AI-Focused Supercomputers appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Mindset headphones have an integrated EEG that helps your brain focus

Often lose focus when you’re trying to get work done? Mindset is a pair of headphones that comes equipped with an electroencephalogram, which is used to monitor your brainwaves in real time. It can tell when your mind is focused.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/15/mindset-headphones-have-integrated-eeg-that-helps-your-brain-focus.html

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Galaxy Note 7 deja vu? Snapchat Spectacles case melts during charging

As one owner of a pair of Spectacles said, the case for the picture-taking glasses melted after a charging session.

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Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-ray burners pack 4K playback, but good luck meeting the PC requirements

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A new pair of Blu-ray drives from Panasonic promise enhanced audio playback and full support for UHD Blu-ray discs — but full compatibility is much more involved this time around, and you’ll need an entire hardware stack capable of playing back 4K content.

The post Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-ray burners pack 4K playback, but good luck meeting the PC requirements appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243463-new-pioneer-ultra-blu-ray-burners-pack-4k-playback-16x-burn-speeds?source=Computing

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Jeep hackers show how to take control of vehicle moving at high speed

A pair of well-known hackers has found another way to take control of a Jeep Cherokee — this time while it’s moving at high speed.

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Public-Private Team Leads Assault on Ransomware


Ransomware has become a scourge on the Internet — but two information security companies, along with a pair of law enforcement agencies, this week launched an initiative to do something about it. No More Ransom is the centerpiece of a collaborative effort involving Kapersky Lab, Intel Security, the Dutch National Police and Europol. The new portal aims to educate the public about ransomware — a form of malicious software that locks a computer or mobile device until a ransom is paid.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83748.html?rss=1

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Former Apple execs Fred Anderson, Avie Tevanian raise NeXT-themed venture capital fund

Article Image A pair of Steve Jobs lieutenants — former Apple CFO Fred Anderson and software chief Avie Tevanian — have reportedly banded together in a new venture capital fund dubbed NextEquity.

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Razer’s external Core GPU dock works with new Intel quad-core NUC, but carries a steep price tag

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There’s a pair of announcements from Intel and Razer today — the former is shipping a new NUC with a massive internal GPU and Razer Core compatibility, while Razer finally hung a price tag on its new external chassis.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/224981-razers-external-core-gpu-dock-works-with-new-intel-quad-core-nuc-but-carries-a-steep-price-tag

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New ASRock motherboards sport external clock generators for Intel CPU overclocking

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ASRock has launched a pair of motherboards designed to keep non-K Skylake chips overclockable. If the company plays its cards right, it could quickly become the go-to solution for enthusiasts who overclock on a budget.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/224561-new-asrock-motherboards-sport-external-clock-generators-for-intel-cpu-overclocking

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Apple files formal objection in San Bernardino case, submits New York decision as backup

Article Image Apple this week made a pair of moves designed to shore up its legal footing in the ongoing battle with the FBI, formally objecting to the Central District of California’s order to unlock the San Bernardino iPhone and bringing that court’s attention to the pro-Apple decision handed down in New York on Monday.

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Last Call: Apple's high-end 21" iMac HD for $1,299 with free Beats by Dre & free 1TB WD My Passport

Article Image There’s just 1 more day to grab a free pair of Beats by Dr. Dre Solo2 headphones and a free WD My Passport portable hard drive with the purchase of a new Mac. With this deal, Apple’s Late 2015 21″ iMac HD (2.8GHz, 8GB, 1TB) with both items comes out to $1,299 with free shipping and no tax outside NY.

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