Post-Equifax Breach, It’s Time for a Digital Universal ID

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In the digital age, why are we still using social security numbers for identification?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/256934-post-equifax-hack-time-digital-universal-id?source=Computing

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AMD Will Use ‘New’ GlobalFoundries 12nm Node for Future CPUs, GPUs

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GlobalFoundries has announced a new 12nm node, and AMD is planning to use it starting in 2018.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256213-amd-will-use-new-globalfoundries-12nm-node-future-cpus-gpus?source=Computing

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AMD: Ryzen Development Was a ‘Worst-Case Scenario’

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AMD is looking ahead to Ryzen 2, even as the Ryzen rollout continues.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255155-amd-declares-ryzen-development-worst-case-scenario-looks-ahead-ryzen-2?source=Computing

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Details Leak on Intel’s Upcoming Ice Lake CPU, 10nm Schedule

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Details on Intel’s next-next-generation chip have leaked. Say hello to Ice Lake.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254209-details-leak-intels-upcoming-ice-lake-cpu-10nm-schedule?source=Computing

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Amazon lures publishers to new social network by paying them to post

Amazon is paying publishers and social media “influencers” to post to Spark, the new commerce-oriented social network the company launched Tuesday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/21/amazon-lures-publishers-to-new-social-network-by-paying-them-to-post.html

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The WhiteFox Mechanical Keyboard Comes to Kickstarter

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One of the best custom keyboards out there is now available in a new place—Kickstarter.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/251205-whitefox-mechanical-keyboard-comes-kickstarter?source=Computing

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Facebook embraces Esports in its video strategy shift

Facebook is paying professional videogame teams and others in the esports industry to post videos on the social network, part of a shift in strategy to deliver more-polished programming to the company’s nearly two billion monthly users.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/18/facebook-embraces-esports-in-its-video-strategy-shift.html

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Google Swipes at Nvidia With Learning-Capable Cloud TPU

Google introduced a powerful AI processor called the Cloud TPU, with 180 teraflops of performance.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/249499-google-takes-swipe-nvidia-powerful-new-learning-capable-cloud-tpu?source=Computing

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Microsoft to Revamp Windows 10’s Look With Fall Creators Update

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Microsoft announced the new update at the Build conference, and it might look a lot different.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249164-microsoft-announces-fall-windows-10-creators-update?source=Computing

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Intel launches its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X

Intel has launched its first server-class Optane hardware — the DC P4800X.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246172-intels-launches-first-optane-ssd-dc-p4800x?source=Computing

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Windows Vista support ends next month, upsetting almost no one

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After April 11th, 2017, Vista will receive no more updates.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245853-windows-vista-support-ends-next-month-upsetting-almost-no-one?source=Computing

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IBM is making its quantum computer API available to the public

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Come for the IBM news, stay for the brief plain-language intro to quantum computing.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/245335-ibm-making-quantum-computer-api-available-public?source=Computing

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Here’s what it’s like to use a Windows 98 PC in 2017

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Spoiler: It works, but it’s also broken in some interesting ways.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245136-youtuber-tries-use-windows-98-primary-machine-2017?source=Computing

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Huffington Post writer's Garmin outs her cheating at half marathon

A Huffington Post lifestyle writer and food blogger saw her blazing-fast marathon time go up in smoke after an investigation revealed she cut part of the 13.1-mile course.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/23/huffington-post-writers-garmin-outs-her-cheating-at-half-marathon.html

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In lengthy post, Zuckerberg details new ways Facebook is combating fake news

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just shared a lengthy post that reads like a mission statement. The 6,000-word note covers everything from fake news to civicengagement, as well as how Facebook can play a role in fixing these (and other) global issues.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/17/in-lengthy-post-zuckerberg-details-new-ways-facebook-is-combating-fake-news.html

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