Pokemon Go mocked for ill-timed notification during Hurricane Irma

Pokemon Go has been mercilessly mocked after sending an awkward push notification encouraging a user to get outside and explore local parks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/11/pokemon-go-mocked-for-ill-timed-notification-during-hurricane-irma.html

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Facebook's new 'Watch' tab marks major push into original TV shows

Facebook is launching a new video tab called “Watch,” marking the start of its big push into original content. Landing this week for select users, the tab is expected to be a more structured version of its current video offering.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/09/facebooks-new-watch-tab-marks-major-push-into-original-tv-shows.html

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Sony unveils SD cards so fast, they’ve bumped up against interface speed limits

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Sony has launched a new lineup of SD cards that push the envelope on what current microSD standards can offer, as far as performance. But be advised — buying a fast SD card doesn’t matter if you don’t have a camera that can push it.

The post Sony unveils SD cards so fast, they’ve bumped up against interface speed limits appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/244931-sony-unveils-sd-cards-fast-theyve-bumped-interface-speed-limits?source=Computing

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Microsoft targets Chrome users with ads for personal shopping assistants in Windows 10

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Windows 10 is trying to push Chrome users to install its own extensions for the browser, and users generally aren’t happy about it.

The post Microsoft targets Chrome users with ads for personal shopping assistants in Windows 10 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243171-microsoft-targets-chrome-users-ads-personal-shopping-assistants-windows-10?source=Computing

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Intel announces major AI push with upcoming Knights Mill Xeon Phi, custom silicon

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Intel is making a huge push into AI and deep learning with its upcoming Knights Mill — but the revamped Xeon Phi isn’t the only major product coming in the next few years. Intel wants AI processing capabilities baked into its cores (at least the high-end ones) at multiple levels.

The post Intel announces major AI push with upcoming Knights Mill Xeon Phi, custom silicon appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/239768-intel-announces-major-new-ai-push-upcoming-knights-mill-xeon-phi-custom-silicon?source=Computing

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How Easy Is It to Burn Through a 1TB Data Cap?

We’ve already written about Comcast’s push to saddle more of its customers with a broadband data caps—limits on the amount of data they can use each month without incurring additional charges.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/19/how-easy-is-it-to-burn-through-1tb-data-cap.html

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Samsung aims to conquer the memory market with HBM3

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Samsung wants to push HBM3 to the high end of the market and adapt the technology to serve lower-cost segments more effectively. Combined, the two approaches could revolutionize memory bandwidth in the next few years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/234333-hbm-everywhere-samsung-wants-hbm3-low-cost-options-to-blow-the-doors-off-the-memory-market

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Apple's digital helper, Siri, needs help

In the face of stiff competition from Android, Apple continued its push to make the Siri digital assistant useful to a large chunk of its users at its WWDC this week. But will it be enough?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/15/apples-digital-helper-siri-needs-help.html

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SoFIA later: Intel kills upcoming smartphone and tablet hardware

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After years of attempting to push into the market and billions of dollars invested in doing so, Intel is pulling out of tablets and smartphones. The company will align its efforts elsewhere and focus on different products.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/227523-intel-kills-upcoming-smartphone-and-tablet-hardware

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Google Chrome browser to gain support for native OS X push notifications

Article Image Google is working on supporting OS X’s native push notifications in Chrome, instead of the browser having to use its own notification system, according to a developer on the project.

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Twitter wins rights to stream NFL's slate of Thursday Night Football games

Article Image In a major push into the content business, Twitter has won the rights to the National Football League’s Thursday Night Football, and will stream 10 games online for free starting next season.

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Early reviews peg Samsung's Galaxy S7 as a serious contender for best smartphone

Article Image Two generations into its campaign to push Apple and the iPhone in the premium smartphone segment, Samsung seems to have hit on a winning formula — though the software could still use some work.

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Facebook May Launch Risky Messenger Ad Program


Facebook has been preparing to push personalized ads through its Messenger app, according to a report last week. The company will allow brands to send their own marketing materials through the popular chat app, suggests a leaked document apparently intended for Facebook’s advertising partners. The changes could go into effect during the second quarter of the year. It’s not clear what the ads would look like. Companies might be able to deliver video and graphical content detail their offerings.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83139.html?rss=1

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Look out: Microsoft shifts Windows 10 to ‘Recommended’ update, automatic download

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 push starts today. The OS has been reclassified as a “Recommended” update, instead of an optional one. Consumer systems should start automatically downloading the update and running the installer today.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/222326-look-out-microsoft-shifts-windows-10-to-recommended-update-automatic-download

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Apple patents hover-sensing multitouch display

Article Image After the release of 3D Touch force-sensing input on iPhone 6s, Apple continues its push for the perfect input technology, most recently winning a patent that uses inline proximity sensors to detect non-contact hover gestures.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4d4c32ca/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A20C0A20Capple0Epatents0Ehover0Esensing0Emultitouch0Edisplay0E/story01.htm

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Firefox 44 lets you opt in for website push notifications

Although many might bemoan a lot of mobile’s influence on game and Web design, push notifications are a handy update to traditional Web browsing and now you can enjoy that feature with the Firefox browser too.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/27/firefox-44-lets-opt-in-for-website-push-notifications.html

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How Mark Zuckerberg could prevent gun violence

The Facebook founder and other business leaders should push for ways to use big data to anticipate and prevent violence and terrorism, Sreedhar Potarazu says.


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Apple pushes iPhone 6s pop-up ads to App Store users on older iPhones, angering users

Article Image Apple is beginning to push fullscreen pop-up ads for the iPhone 6s to people opening the App Store app on some older iPhone models, according to a rush of user complaints.

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