Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask

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In the latest update of market share, Windows 10 appears to be closing the gap with Windows 7. However, Microsoft says it caught up earlier this year. So, what’s going on?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256856-windows-10-overtaken-windows-7-yet-depends-ask?source=Computing

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Islamic State backers find new way to share propaganda: Instagram

As the Islamic State continues to search for new methods to recruit members and share its propaganda, it’s turned to social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/21/islamic-state-backers-find-new-way-to-share-propaganda-instagram.html

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Samsung Wants to Triple Its Foundry Market Share in Just 5 Years

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Samsung has an ambitious plan to triple its server market share in just five years, but can the company pull it off?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253014-samsung-wants-triple-foundry-market-share-just-five-years?source=Computing

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AMD Epyc Faces Off With Intel Skylake-SP Xeon in Massive Server Battle

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After six long years of declining data center market share and a lack of competitive performance, did AMD make the right decisions in designing its newest server CPUs?

The post AMD Epyc Faces Off With Intel Skylake-SP Xeon in Massive Server Battle appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252262-amd-epyc-faces-off-intel-skylake-sp-xeon-massive-server-battle?source=Computing

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AMD’s New Epyc Server Brand to Take on Deep Learning

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AMD’s new Epyc server CPUs aim to restore lost market share in the highly lucrative data center business. Epyc CPUs are specifically designed to drive multiple GPUs from a single socket to facilitate deep learning workloads.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249428-amd-announces-new-epyc-server-brand-data-center-focus?source=Computing

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Microsoft Hits 500-Million-Device Milestone for Windows 10

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Windows 10’s market share and absolute install base have grown substantially in the past 12 months, from 300 million to 500 million devices. Windows 7 gamers, however, seem to be something of a holdout group.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249123-microsoft-hits-500-million-device-milestone-300-million-last-year?source=Computing

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iPhone still world's most popular smartphone ahead of iPhone 8

Android may still dominate iOS when it comes to platform market share, but when we look at the smartphone market on a device by device basis, the most popular smartphone remains Apple’s iPhone 7.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/10/iphone-still-worlds-most-popular-smartphone-ahead-iphone-8.html

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Federal Agencies Mirror Commercial Websites for Encryption


Private and public sector organizations share a common goal in hosting Internet websites: making sure that connections with customers and citizens are secure. However, complete security is not yet universal in either sector. Google and Mozilla are among many entities promoting Internet security via the adoption of Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure technology, or HTTPS, versus the basic and less secure HTTP technology that underpins Internet service. Within the public sector, the federal CIO and the GSA are promoting HTTPS as well.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84377.html?rss=1

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Online Trust Alliance Launches IoT Security Campaign


The Online Trust Alliance is calling on businesses, consumers and government to share responsibility for ensuring that Internet of Things devices are not weaponized, outlining actions that businesses, consumers and government can take to ensure the security and privacy of IoT devices. It calls for a campaign to have retailers and consumers reject IoT products that pose a security threat. OTA Executive Director Craig Spiezle will meet with White House staff, and FTC and FCC commissioners to kickstart efforts to harden IoT security measures.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84354.html?rss=1

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Twitter Investors Bail Following Bleak Q4


Twitter’s share price plunged 12.3 percent Thursday, closing the day at $16.41, after the company released its Q4 2016 financial report. It fell further on Friday, trading at $15.54 mid-day. On the bright side, daily active usage grew for the third consecutive quarter and strong growth is expected to continue, the company said. Active monthly users in Q4 totaled 319 million, up 4 percent year over year, and 2 million more than in Q3. Both tweet impressions and time spent on Twitter increased by double digits YoY in Q4.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84296.html?rss=1

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The Mac’s user share just fell to a five-year low

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Apple’s user share is dropping, despite the recent launch of new MacBook Pro models. Is the company headed back towards less than five percent of the PC market?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242240-macs-user-share-just-fell-five-year-low?source=Computing

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Can data end hunger? US and world governments hope so

Governments around the world are pushing an ambitious initiative to share agricultural data in an attempt to eradicate hunger.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/16/can-data-end-hunger-us-and-world-governments-hope-so.html

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Federal Agencies Told to Share Their Software


U.S. government agencies have been directed to share with each other software code that has been developed on a customized basis. Much of the code involves commercial vendor offerings. In addition to interagency sharing, government units are required to share portions of their customized code with the general public, a move characterized as promoting an open source approach. The OMB, along with federal CIO Tony Scott and CAO Anne Rung, earlier this month issued a final federal policy incorporating the sharing initiative.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83855.html?rss=1

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Government considers first 'Pokemon GO' regulations

“Pokemon GO” players have certainly had their fair share of run-ins with the law this week — mostly on the wrong side of it. But the app itself is now the target of lawmakers, who want to regulate the game, claiming that the app poses a significant risk to public safety, and the fun must end.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/15/government-considers-first-pokemon-go-regulations.html

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Windows drops below 90% market share for the first time in years; Windows 7 falls below 50%

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Microsoft’s total share of the operating system market has dropped below 90% for the first time in at least a decade. Windows 7 dipped below 50% as well last month, but it’s still the most popular Microsoft OS by a long shot.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/227693-windows-drops-below-90-market-share-for-the-first-time-in-years-windows-7-falls-below-50

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