Hidden NES golf game on Switch a tribute to Satoru Iwata

On Monday, it was revealed that Nintendo is shipping every Switch console with a hidden copy of the 1984 NES game Golf running in an emulator.

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New leak directly from Apple confirms wireless charging in the iPhone 8

Apple mistakenly released HomePod software into the wild, and the operating system revealed more details about the iPhone 8 than we’d have expected.

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The iPhone 8 isn't even here yet and Android owners are already switching to Apple

In a report published on Tuesday, market research firm CIRP revealed that Apple attracted more Android switchers in the most recent quarter than at any other time in the past year.

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New CIA Leak Reveals Tool That Can Track Computers via Wi-Fi

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The latest CIA tool revealed online is rather straightforward — malware that tracks a device’s physical location. However, it doesn’t need GPS, just Wi-Fi.

The post New CIA Leak Reveals Tool That Can Track Computers via Wi-Fi appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251840-new-cia-leak-reveals-tool-can-track-computer-via-wi-fi?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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Google plans to track credit card spending so it knows when you are buying things in shops – as well as online

Google has revealed “intrusive” new plans to track what we are buying in shops.It will use credit and debit card information to prove that its online adverts can get shoppers to the till.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/google-plans-to-track-credit-card-spending-so-it-knows-when-are-buying-things-in-shops-as-well-as-online.html

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Apple's new Siri speaker reportedly just got the green light

Hot on the heels of multiple reports that revealed more details about Apple’s Siri speaker, a new story out of Asia claims that Apple already inked a contract with a local supplier to make the iOS-based Amazon Echo competitor.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/04/apples-new-siri-speaker-reportedly-just-got-green-light.html

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Google’s dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads

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Google has revealed new benchmark results for its custom TensorFlow processing unit, or TPU. In inference workloads, the company’s ASIC positively smokes hardware from Intel, Nvidia.

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WhatsApp vulnerability: Encryption backdoor or convenience feature?

The government, it turns out, could intercept WhatsApp texts if it wanted to, a new report revealed a few days ago.

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Apple cuts CEO's salary after missing sales, profit goals

Marking a rare stumble, Apple Inc. on Friday revealed it missed its own annual sales and profit goals for the first time since 2009, putting a dent in Chief Executive Tim Cook’s annual paycheck and pressuring the company to deliver a blockbuster with its next iPhone.

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Ready for the next @POTUS? White House reveals digital transition plan

As President Obama prepares to leave office in January, the White House has revealed its digital transition plan ahead of the arrival of America’s next Commander-in-Chief.

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Facebook exaggerated video viewing times for two years

Facebook has revealed it overestimated the average viewing times for videos on its site for two years. In its response to an ad buying agency, the social network revealed the numbers could have been inflated by a whopping 60-80 percent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/23/facebook-exaggerated-video-viewing-times-for-two-years.html

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IBM details next-gen POWER 9, will take the fight to Intel’s data center strongholds

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IBM has revealed details of its upcoming Power 9 architecture — a chip it hopes will let it take the fight back to Intel and contest Chipzilla’s ownership of the data center market.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234413-ibm-details-next-gen-power-9-will-take-the-fight-to-intels-data-center-strongholds

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Lights Out for Gawker.com


Gawker Media owner Nick Denton on Thursday revealed that Gizmodo, Lifehacker, Kotaku, Jalopnik, Jezebel and Deadspin will continue with their current writers and other staff members following the company’s sale to Univision, but that neither he nor Gawker.com will be included in the transition. The Gawker sites will be joining The Onion, ClickHole and other Web properties in Fusion Media Group, Univision’s digital operation. Gawker Media earlier this week announced the deal to sell its properties to Univision for $135 million.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83823.html?rss=1

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New underwater robot is powered by sea slug muscle

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University have revealed a “biohybrid” robot that was constructed from a sea slug mouth muscle.

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The 9 most exciting announcements from Sony's E3 2016 event

When Sony revealed that the PlayStation 4K wouldn’t be present at E3 2016, it was hard to imagine how the company’s press conference would compete with that of Microsoft, which featured not one, but two new hardware announcements.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/14/9-most-exciting-announcements-from-sonys-e3-2016-event.html

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