What the Hell Happened to the Steam Hardware Survey?


The Steam Hardware Survey used to be a pretty good (if always imperfect) guide to what gamers were buying and using. Now it’s reporting radically different information with no explanation whatsoever.

The post What the Hell Happened to the Steam Hardware Survey? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258913-what-the-hell-happened-to-the-steam-hardware-survey?source=computing

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Salesforce's IoT Strategy

Salesforce is a large and well-disciplined development company. It’s pretty good at marketing too. It continues to innovate in all product areas, from core platform to applications, and the one criticism I’d make is that it’s information overload at times. Lately Salesforce has made a big deal of adding its AI product, Einstein, to every application area to provide insights and stack rank options. Given that this is Einstein’s first year, it’s not surprising that the foundational layer looks similar across all of Salesforce’s disciplines.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84885.html?rss=1

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Scientists develop shape-shifting 'skin' that would give robots the ultimate camouflage

Humans might think that we have a pretty good handle on camouflage, but in the grand scheme of things we’re really just amateurs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/13/scientists-develop-shape-shifting-skin-that-would-give-robots-ultimate-camouflage.html

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Google's Pixel 2 XL will have a new feature you won't find on the iPhone 8

Google’s new Pixel phones will be released in a few months, but we already have a pretty good idea of what to expect from the next-generation of high-end Google phones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/17/googles-pixel-2-xl-will-have-new-feature-wont-find-on-iphone-8.html

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Boy donates gaming console to Wisconsin police department after string of shootings

A seven-year-old boy in Wausau has a pretty huge heart. He gave up his most prized possession in an effort to help officers cope with the loss of one of their own.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/28/boy-donates-gaming-console-to-wisconsin-police-department-after-string-shootings.html

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Scientists invented a battery that could work for a decade without degrading

Energy storage degradation in rechargeable batteries is a pretty serious problem that many of us put up with on a regular basis.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/13/scientists-invented-battery-that-could-work-for-decade-without-degrading.html

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Tomorrow is Prime Day 2016: Here's everything you need to know

Amazon has been running some pretty fantastic daily Prime Day countdown deals for the past week, and we’ve shown you all of the best offers each and every day.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/11/tomorrow-is-prime-day-2016-heres-everything-need-to-know.html

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Report: Facebook, Google automatically blocking extremist content

Content-detection systems can find copyrighted material pretty easily; now they’re allegedly being used to remove extremist content.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/27/report-facebook-google-automatically-blocking-extremist-content.html

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The Galaxy S7 Active has the battery all smartphones need

By this point, the recipe for Samsung to make the Galaxy S[x] Active is pretty simple: take this year’s flagship Galaxy Swhatever, add some physical buttons, a rubber exterior, some waterproofing, and then sell it to Jeep owners.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/07/galaxy-s7-active-has-battery-all-smartphones-need.html

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What makes a good speller (or a bad one)?

By the time he was 6 or 7 years old, Sameer Mishra was a pretty confident speller. His memory was sharp, he liked to read, and he actually enjoyed the weekly tests at school. While his parents drilled his older sister, a National Spelling Bee competitor, he’d angle for his own list of words.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/r/797c283ee3/0L0Scnn0Bcom0C20A160C0A50C260Chealth0Cspelling0Ebee0Ebrain0Cindex0Bhtml0Deref0Frss0Itech

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