How Amazon Is Transforming Retail


Amazon’s plan to buy Whole Foods Market has raised many new questions. If the company is successful in making the acquisition, and then successful in operating the business, it could transform the entire grocery industry. If we pull the camera back, we can see how success on the grocery side could foreshadow Amazon’s success in many other parts of the retail environment, furthering the expansion that began two decades ago in the book business, when Amazon challenged Borders and Barnes & Noble.

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Microsoft Details GPU Monitoring in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

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After Microsoft’s announcement of new GPU monitoring tools last week, we had some questions about the finer points of the implementation. The company has since responded.

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Microsoft finally reveals exactly what telemetry Windows 10 collects about your PC

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After over two years of questions, Microsoft is finally opening up on the data it collects and what it does with it.

The post Microsoft finally reveals exactly what telemetry Windows 10 collects about your PC appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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How to safeguard your data at the US border

The Trump administration, with its special interest in immigration and security, raises new questions about how much control you actually have over your data while traveling.

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Tech Q&A: Filing your taxes online, finding great shipping deals

Tech expert Kim Komando answers questions on how to keep your information private online, switch cell phone carriers, and more.

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Without Numbers, Cook's Apple Watch Claims May Be Hollow


Apple drew some pointed questions this week following CEO Tim Cook’s vague response to reports suggesting Apple Watch demand has plummeted. The Apple Watch is on track to set a holiday sales record and post its best quarter ever, Cook said. Sell-through of the watch also is on track to reach a new high, he added. Cook’s comments appeared to counter IDC’s latest figures, which indicate that Apple sold just 1.1 million units of the smartwatch during the third-quarter 2016, a 71 percent drop from a year earlier.

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Here's what happened when we asked Amazon's Alexa and Google Home a bunch of questions

Who’s better at answering questions: Google Home or Amazon’s Alexa? In some cases, they both do a great job, while in others, one has the advantage over the other.

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Former Apple engineer can't get a job at the Genius Bar

Questions are being asked of Apple’s hiring practices after a highly respected former engineer at the tech giant was turned down for a job at Apple’s Genius Bar.

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Tech Q&A: Avoiding charges, finding free alternatives to Word

Kim Komando answers questions about charges on your bank statement, cleaning your smartphone screen, and getting a job in tech support.

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Apple's Siri updated to understand sexual assault queries, provide help

Article Image Apple in March updated its Siri virtual assistant to better handle questions about sexual assault and other emergencies, with some queries now leading to responses developed in cooperation with the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN).

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Buy now or wait? Apple's new iPhone SE vs. the rumored 'iPhone 7'

Article Image It’s one of the most common questions any prospective smartphone buyer asks: Should I buy now, or wait? The launch of the iPhone SE — an uncharacteristic-for-Apple mid-cycle upgrade — makes the answer slightly more complex this year.

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Tech Q&A: Controlling Facebook posts, avoiding IRS scams

Kim Komando answers your questions about controlling who posts on your Facebook timeline, avoiding IRS scams and what tech skills to include on your resume

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Tech Q&A: Protecting your tax refund, doing a legal background check

Kim Komando answers your questions on how to prevent your tax refund from being stolen, beating ransomware and doing a legal background check

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How much RAM do you need, should you upgrade it, and will it speed up your PC?

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If you’ve got questions about RAM, RAM standards, or RAM upgrades, you’ve come to the right place. This guide breaks down whether or not high-speed RAM can improve game or application performance, whether or not it’s a good idea to upgrade, and what current prices are like for both DDR3 and DDR4.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/222483-how-much-ram-do-you-need-should-you-upgrade-it-and-will-it-speed-up-your-pc

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