Tropical Storm Harvey: Is Twitter becoming the new 911?

Rescue efforts in natural disasters have traditionally started with a 911 call. But now as the state of Texas deals with the devastation of Tropical Storm Harvey, live-saving situations are often being handled in 140 characters or less.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/28/tropical-storm-harvey-is-twitter-becoming-new-911.html

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Drones become newest crime-fighting tool for police

Some local police departments have started using drones for investigations, and others are eyeing them to help officers protect lives and catch offenders.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/19/drones-become-newest-crime-fighting-tool-for-police.html

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The IBM Model F Keyboard Returns After a 30-Year Hiatus

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A one-man operation has started producing brand new Model F keyboards, and you can order one now.

The post The IBM Model F Keyboard Returns After a 30-Year Hiatus appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252014-ibm-model-f-keyboard-returns-30-year-hiatus?source=Computing

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Robocop the crime-busting android starts work in Dubai

Robocop has just started work in Dubai. The crime-busting robot rolls to incidents on wheels, speaks multiple languages, and can accept crime reports via its torso-based tablet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/23/robocop-crime-busting-android-starts-work-in-dubai.html

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World's 1st Robocop to begin duty in Dubai

The “world’s first operational Robocop” started its tour of duty Sunday in Dubai – the first in the emirate’s planned robot police force, according to  the Daily Mirror.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/22/worlds-1st-robocop-to-begin-duty-in-dubai.html

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Unofficial Patch Unblocks Windows 7 and 8.1 Updates for Kaby Lake, Ryzen

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Microsoft has started disallowing Windows 7 and 8.1 updates on machines running the latest hardware. One developer has had enough, and is releasing a patch to help users get around this artificial blockade.

The post Unofficial Patch Unblocks Windows 7 and 8.1 Updates for Kaby Lake, Ryzen appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248069-unofficial-patch-unblocks-windows-7-8-1-updates-kaby-lake-ryzen?source=Computing

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Microsoft now puts ads in Windows 10 File Explorer, because of course

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Some of these things that look very much like ads have started showing up in the file explorer.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245553-microsoft-now-puts-ads-windows-file-explorer?source=Computing

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With the ‘Get Windows 10’ campaign finally over, Microsoft begins cleaning up Windows 7, 8.1

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Microsoft has started peeling its Get Windows 10 software out of Windows 7 and 8.1 installations — but why did it go down this route in the first place?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/236114-with-the-get-windows-10-campaign-finally-over-microsoft-begins-cleaning-up-windows-7-8-1

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Is This the Beginning of the End for the Set-Top Box?


C Spire started out as a privately owned wireless competitor in Mississippi. Since then, it has expanded in several directions. Its focus last year was on installing high-speed Internet in a few Mississippi cities. Now it is partnering with MobiTV to offer a new television service for the home. The service will not use the set-top boxes common with cable TV. Rather, it will use a variety of connected streaming services and devices, including Apple TV, Amazon’s Fire TV and Roku, as well as smartphones and tablets running iOS and Android.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83801.html?rss=1

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A Sales Tax Holiday Can Help You Save on Back-to-School Shopping

If you haven’t gotten around to going back-to-school shopping yet, you may want to get started this weekend, especially if you live in Georgia, Missouri, or Tennessee.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/27/sales-tax-holiday-can-help-save-on-back-to-school-shopping.html

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Apple CEO's tearful Orlando tribute

Apple CEO Tim Cook started the company’s annual developer conference, WWDC, by paying tribute to the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting.

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Rumor: suppliers begin to receive Apple Watch 2 component orders

Article Image Apple has reportedly started signing component orders for the second-generation Apple Watch, a possible sign that version two of the wearable will begin mass production within the next few months.

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