Exposed: Massive spambot exposes 711 million email addresses

‘For a sense of scale, that’s almost one address for every single man, woman and child in all of Europe,’ according to security researcher Troy Hunt.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/31/exposed-massive-spambot-exposes-711-million-email-addresses.html

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Alexa now has more than 15,000 skills under her artificially intelligent belt

The smartest person in your household may not be a person — at least, not in the traditional sense of the word. Alexa, that handy AI-powered voice assistant who lives in your Amazon Echo, has now mastered more than 15,000 skills.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/06/alexa-now-has-more-than-15000-skills-under-her-artificially-intelligent-belt.html

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Windows 10 S on the Surface Laptop Will Be Locked to Edge and Bing

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The more we hear about how Windows 10 S works, the less sense this device makes.

The post Windows 10 S on the Surface Laptop Will Be Locked to Edge and Bing appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248770-windows-10-s-surface-laptop-will-locked-edge-bing?source=Computing

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Microsoft’s $999 Surface Laptop Is a Blatant Windows 10 Store Push

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Microsoft’s previous hardware efforts have always made good sense if you were in a niche whose needs they were designed to meet. The new Surface Laptop takes everything good about previous Surface products and flushes it.

The post Microsoft’s $999 Surface Laptop Is a Blatant Windows 10 Store Push appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248685-microsofts-999-surface-laptop-locked-overpriced-garbage-system?source=Computing

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Social Marketing Grows Up


Before there was experimental data to support various contentions, it made perfect sense to believe that the likes and endorsements posted to friends on social media would drive more business. After all, didn’t we all subscribe to the idea that a disgruntled customer would tell many more people about a brand’s shortcomings than a happy customer would sing its praises? Didn’t we all accept that a social megaphone could be a brand disaster if not handled properly?
Yes, and yes, we did all that. It’s not wrong, at least not totally.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84327.html?rss=1

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New Windows 10 build kills controversial password-sharing Wi-Fi Sense

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Microsoft’s Wi-Fi Sense feature was controversial last year, thanks to initially poor communication regarding how the feature worked. Now the company has announced it’s discontinuing Wi-Fi Sense in future versions of the operating system.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/228259-new-windows-10-build-kills-controversial-password-sharing-wi-fi-sense

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Federal Agencies Warming Up to Big Data


It just makes too much sense. Big government can function much better if government agencies take advantage of the benefits of big data technologies. Given the perception that governments operate on a bias favoring the status quo, it may come as a surprise that U.S. government agencies are slowly but surely embracing the adoption of big data innovations. Just as significant for information technology vendors, federal IT managers are reaching out to the private sector for help in implementing big data projects.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82611.html?rss=1

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Can IBM’s LinuxONE mainframe compete with cloud computing?

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IBM’s continued expanding support of Linux and Open Source projects makes sense given that these platforms and tools provide much of today’s connected infrastructure.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/212410-can-ibms-linuxone-mainframe-compete-with-cloud-computing

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There is no better company to look at to get a sense of the future of technology in business and society than Zuora. This might surprise many people, because companies like Oracle, Microsoft and Salesforce might come to mind more readily. To one degree or another, those companies feature their products and services, which are very important, but Zuora talks about business models — and today, that’s even more important. It’s the business model that will determine the products and services companies will be able to provide.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82102.html?rss=1

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Samsung may be mulling an AMD acquisition — here’s what could happen

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Samsung is rumored to be considering an AMD buyout — but would such a deal make sense for either company? What would be the impact on AMD’s existing x86 and enthusiast businesses? We investigate.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/202066-samsung-may-be-mulling-an-amd-acquisition-heres-what-could-happen

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Is this the future of parenting?

Babies are unpredictable, messy and constantly changing. Sleep-deprived parents struggling to make sense of their tiny humans’ behaviors are starting to take a scientific approach, collecting data in the hopes of solving problems like not sleeping through the night.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/9F8qiCT8UCM/index.html

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Is this the high-tech future of parenting?

Babies are unpredictable, messy and constantly changing. Sleep-deprived parents struggling to make sense of their tiny humans’ behaviors are starting to take a scientific approach, collecting data in the hopes of solving problems like not sleeping through the night.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/9F8qiCT8UCM/index.html

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