Russia eyed after Facebook says it was used by 'malicious actors' during US presidential election

A report released by Facebook this week “does not contradict” the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s assertion that Russia attempted to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/28/russia-eyed-after-facebook-says-it-was-used-by-malicious-actors-during-us-presidential-election.html

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Apple Refuses to Allow iPhone, Mac Recycling

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Apple has released its annual environmental report and challenged itself to build an iPhone from fully recyclable materials, but it also explicitly refuses to allow its iPhones or Macs to be repaired or reused.

The post Apple Refuses to Allow iPhone, Mac Recycling appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/248113-apple-wants-build-products-100-recycled-materials-refuses-allow-iphone-mac-recycling?source=Computing

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NASA has stunning video of a giant asteroid that's set to whiz past Earth

NASA has released radar images of the asteroid known as 2014 JO25, as the space rock prepares to fly by Earth on Wednesday night.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/19/nasa-has-stunning-video-giant-asteroid-thats-set-to-whiz-past-earth.html

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UK battles counterfeiters, launches ‘most secure coin in the world’

The U.K.’s Royal Mint has released what it describes as the “most secure coin in the world.” The bimetallic £1 coin, which entered into circulation Tuesday, boasts a hologram-style image, micro lettering and a “hidden security feature” designed to beat counterfeiters.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/28/uk-battles-counterfeiters-launches-most-secure-coin-in-world.html

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Apple says CIA's arsenal of iPhone and Mac exploits is outdated

Yesterday morning, Wikileaks released a treasure trove of documents detailing the arsenal of software tools the CIA uses to hack into targeted iPhones and Macs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/24/apple-says-cias-arsenal-iphone-and-mac-exploits-is-outdated.html

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Wikileaks' 'Dark Matter' release reveals CIA efforts to infect the Mac

Wikileaks released another bundle of documents dubbed “Dark Matter.” This time, the organization turned an eye to Apple’s Mac, with a number of exploits that are both insidious and persistent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/wikileaks-dark-matter-release-reveals-cia-efforts-to-infect-mac.html

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CIA cyber-spying toolkit now in hands of hackers worldwide: WikiLeaks

Amid a trove of documents released by WikiLeaks that allegedly contains “the entire hacking capacity of the CIA” is chilling evidence that everyday devices like smart TVs and cell phones have potentially become critical tools in the effort to spy on American citizens.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/07/cia-cyber-spying-toolkit-now-in-hands-hackers-worldwide-wikileaks.html

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CIA turned phones, TVs into spying devices: WikiLeaks

Amid a trove of documents released by WikiLeaks that allegedly contains “the entire hacking capacity of the CIA” is chilling evidence that everyday devices like smart TVs and cell phones have potentially become critical tools in the effort to spy on American citizens.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/07/cia-turned-phones-tvs-into-spying-devices-wikileaks.html

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AI Deconstructs Phone Sales Pitches


SaaS solutions firm Gong has released the findings of a study on sales phone conversations, including an analysis of gender speaking patterns. Women delivered slightly longer sales monologues, averaging about 9-12 seconds longer than those their male counterparts gave, but men generally spoke faster, the study found. Men tended to speak at a faster pace, averaging about 2.88 words per second compared to the average 2.79 seconds for women, the study found. Men also paused longer — averaging about 1.5 seconds compared to women’s 1.3 seconds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84299.html?rss=1

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All Chromebooks released in 2017 and later will support Android apps

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Android apps will be a standard feature on all new Chromebooks.

The post All Chromebooks released in 2017 and later will support Android apps appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243223-chromebooks-release-2017-later-will-support-android-apps?source=Computing

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AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega

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AMD has released new details on its Vega architecture. Will AMD’s upcoming next-generation GPU deliver the punch the company needs?

The post AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/242122-amd-releases-new-details-new-gpu-architecture-codename-vega0?source=Computing

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FBI, DHS release report on Russian hacking as administration-ordered sanctions take effect

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The FBI and DHS have released a joint report into the hacking attempts against the United States, while President Obama announces specific sanctions against Russia.

The post FBI, DHS release report on Russian hacking as administration-ordered sanctions take effect appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241847-fbi-dhs-release-report-russian-hacking-administration-ordered-sanctions-take-effect?source=Computing

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Latest Steam update adds full PS4 controller support, 4K in-home streaming

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Steam has released a new client update with formal PS4 controller support, 4K streaming in-home, and a number of other improvements. We discuss the details, along with a look at the upcoming Winter Sale and VR adoption trends over time.

The post Latest Steam update adds full PS4 controller support, 4K in-home streaming appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/241025-latest-steam-update-adds-full-ps4-controller-support-4k-home-streaming?source=Computing

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Apple’s new $300 coffee table book contains 450 product photos, little else

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Apple just released a $300 book with 450 product photos detailing the last 20 years of its own design history. The only problem? It forgot all the words.

The post Apple’s new $300 coffee table book contains 450 product photos, little else appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/239498-apples-new-300-coffee-table-book-contains-450-product-photos-little-else?source=Computing

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Should Salesforce Buy NetSuite?


The recently released spreadsheet hacked from Salesforce board member Colin Powell’s email names multiple companies that Salesforce was at least considering acquiring. In the aftermath of the initial reports, it’s worth noticing that there were at least two enterprise resource planning/back office companies on the list: Workday and NetSuite. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff for many years has been resolute in saying that the company would not buy a back-office company — but times have changed.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84045.html?rss=1

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Microsoft claims Windows 10 now active on 400 million devices

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Microsoft released updated statistics on Windows 10, showing that 400 million people are now using the OS worldwide. It’s the fastest transition to a new version of Windows in at least a decade.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/236280-microsoft-claims-windows-10-now-active-on-400-million-devices

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