Mark Zuckerberg says DACA situation is 'a basic question of whether our government works'

On Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed optimism that resolving the situation surrounding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) would be resolved, but also noted it is “a basic question of whether our government works.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/17/mark-zuckerberg-says-daca-situation-is-basic-question-whether-our-government-works.html

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Microsoft may be blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates on new Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen systems

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Windows may be refusing to update on Kaby Lake or Ryzen systems, but the exact situation is unclear. If you’ve installed a pre-Windows 10 OS to one of these products and attempted to update it, was it successful? Drop in and let us know.

The post Microsoft may be blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates on new Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen systems appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Federal Budget Promises Stable IT Spending – Unless Politics Interferes


Just when the U.S. federal budget situation seemed about to settle down — it didn’t. With tens of billions of dollars at stake, federal acquisition managers and the IT vendors who support government agencies were breathing a sigh of relief when Congress and the White House agreed to a two-year government spending program last month. The agreement was a positive development in the frequently rocky federal financing and procurement process. Then the wheels started to come loose — although they haven’t fallen off just yet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82823.html?rss=1

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AMD takes a beating in Q1, abandons SeaMicro, dense server business

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AMD’s quarterly results for Q1 are in, and it’s an ugly situation overall. The company’s revenue has taken a hammering over the past 12 months, and its core GPU and CPU markets are the worst affected.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/203590-amd-takes-a-beating-in-q1-abandons-seamicro-dense-server-business

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Samsung openly admits 'positive reaction' to iPhone 6 Plus prompted early launch of Galaxy Note 4

The “difficult situation” brought on by record-breaking opening weekend sales of Apple’s new, larger iPhones has prompted arch-rival Samsung to both speed up the release of its Galaxy Note 4 as well as slash the phablet’s list price, a company official publicly said this week.



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Google releases diversity data and says its largely white, male workforce should diversify

Google’s workforce is mostly made up of white men, a situation the tech giant says it’s trying to change.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/05/29/google-releases-diversity-data-and-concedes-its-largely-white-male-workforce/

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Watch Dogs: Analyzing the impact of Nvidia’s GameWorks integration and AMD performance

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Forbes has slammed Watch Dogs as the latest example of GameWorks optimization hurting AMD, but the situation appears to be more complicated than that — and it’s not helped by the generally wretched state of the game in general.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/183095-watch-dogs-analyzing-the-impact-of-nvidias-gameworks-integration-and-amd-performance

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