Tor Amps Up Its Mobile Browser Support

Tor and The Guardian Project have teamed up to add new UI elements and security data to the already in-development Orfox browser.

The post Tor Amps Up Its Mobile Browser Support appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/255057-tor-project-adds-new-features-mobile-browser-support?source=Computing

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Google may take on Surface and MacBook laptops with the Chromebook Pixel

Google may have moved over some of its Project Bison plans to a newly rumored Chromebook Pixel laptop. If true, it would mean new competition for the likes of Apple’s MacBooks and Microsoft’s Surface range.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/23/google-may-take-on-surface-and-macbook-laptops-with-chromebook-pixel.html

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Google’s DeepMind Teaches AI to Navigate a Parkour Course

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A new research project from DeepMind shows just how far a learning AI can go by teaching a simulated humanoid how to navigate a parkour course.

The post Google’s DeepMind Teaches AI to Navigate a Parkour Course appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/252242-googles-deepmind-teaches-ai-navigate-parkour-course?source=Computing

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Xbox One X, along with its 4k gaming prowess, will be available Nov. 7

One year after Project Scorpio was announced at E3, Microsoft finally revealed that the new Xbox One X is coming out on November 7. The system will cost $500.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/13/xbox-one-x-along-with-its-4k-gaming-prowess-will-be-available-nov-7.html

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Microsoft Files Trademark Application for ‘DirectReality’ as E3 Approaches

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Microsoft isn’t bringing VR headsets to E3 to show off on Project Scorpio, but the company has applied for a new trademark on the word DirectReality. Could specialized API support be on its way?

The post Microsoft Files Trademark Application for ‘DirectReality’ as E3 Approaches appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250636-microsoft-files-new-trademark-application-directreality-e3-approaches?source=Computing

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Declaration of Independence discovery stuns experts

Harvard researchers were initially skeptical when a database project indicated that an extremely rare parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence was in a small records office in Southern England.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/24/declaration-independence-discovery-stuns-experts.html

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Microsoft’s new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs

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Microsoft’s Project Scorpio isn’t just a huge leap ahead for the Xbox One. Microsoft is showing game demos that could put its newest console on par with some high-end PCs, for a fraction of the price.

The post Microsoft’s new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/247266-microsofts-new-project-scorpio-xbox-blow-ps4-water-challenge-high-end-pcs?source=Computing

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Someone is trying to sell the stolen Razer triple-screen laptop prototypes

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Last week, Razer reported its Project Valerie triple-screen laptops had been stolen from CES. Now, one of them has turned up online, courtesy of Chinese reseller Taobao. Even if you’ve got more than $20,000 to drop on a laptop, we recommend not buying these particular prototypes.

The post Someone is trying to sell the stolen Razer triple-screen laptop prototypes appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242709-someone-trying-sell-stolen-razer-triple-screen-laptop-prototypes?source=Computing

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Facebook announces Journalism Project, looks to strengthen links with media

Facebook unveiled its Journalism Project Wednesday in an attempt to forge closer links with the news industry.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/11/facebook-announces-journalism-project-looks-to-strengthen-links-with-media.html

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New crowdfunding project promises an ATX motherboard for IBM’s Power8

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A new crowdfunding project wants to build ATX motherboards compatible with IBM’s Power8 CPU. Non-x86 chips are making something of a comeback this year — could Intel’s data center dominance be in danger?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/237905-new-crowdfunding-project-promises-an-atx-motherboard-for-ibms-power8?source=Computing

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'Decoding the Civil War': Tech unlocks Union telegrams

A new project is bringing thousands of telegrams that carried information between Union officers, Abraham Lincoln, and his cabinet into the digital age.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/28/decoding-civil-war-tech-unlocks-union-telegrams.html

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Defense Department Drifts Toward Commercial Cloud


The U.S. Department of Defense plans to spend nearly half a billion dollars on a project that is designed to further the incorporation of commercial cloud capabilities into DoD’s information technology operations. Vendors have been asked to submit bids for the project, known as “Mil-Cloud 2.0.” The procurement is one element of a comprehensive strategy for expanding cloud operations that DoD revealed earlier this month. The Defense Information Systems Agency is implementing the strategy.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83842.html?rss=1

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Kickstarter project offers external graphics for MacBooks — but is this the best option?

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A new Kickstarter project aims to bring external graphics to the MacBook and MacBook Pro — but is this the best way to do it?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/234422-kickstarter-project-offers-external-graphics-for-macbooks-but-is-this-the-best-option

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5 ways to make money you've probably never thought of

Launching a side project or business can be lucrative, but it’s also a lot of work. If you’re looking for an easier way to make cash on the side, why not start with stuff you already have?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/20/5-ways-to-make-money-youve-probably-never-thought.html

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