Post-Equifax Breach, It’s Time for a Digital Universal ID

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In the digital age, why are we still using social security numbers for identification?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/256934-post-equifax-hack-time-digital-universal-id?source=Computing

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Should Windows 10 Power Users Shut Off Windows Update?

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Windows 10 users can still ‘opt-out’ of updates by turning Windows Update off altogether. Can you get away with doing so, without risking major security problems?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255686-windows-10-power-users-shut-off-windows-update?source=Computing

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Samsung Announces New 11nm Process, Targets EUV Ramp in 2018

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Samsung is introducing a new process node and still pushing ahead with EUV rollouts. Will the long-delayed manufacturing technology finally enter production in the next few years?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255418-samsung-announces-new-11nm-process-targets-euv-ramp-2018?source=Computing

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6 Reasons You Need CPQ


Many businesses still don’t use configure, price, quote software in their routine sales processes. Maybe they don’t need it, but for businesses that still cling to spreadsheet-based approaches to track things like price lists and product catalogs, chances are good that they’re dealing with more overhead than they need to. Worse, they’re wasting time and therefore money. The choice between quote accuracy and timeliness is a false dichotomy. Today you need to have both, or risk always being the best second choice.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84789.html?rss=1

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3 insider tips to enjoying podcasts

More than a century after the radio was invented, people are still using it for news, entertainment and passing the time on long trips. I know this firsthand: I host a national talk show that’s broadcast on more than 400 top radio stations across the U.S. and on Armed Forces Radio internationally.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/03/3-insider-tips-to-enjoying-podcasts.html

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What is an Amazon Dash Button, and should you buy one?

Amazon’s miniature shopping gadget looks fun and easy to use, but the question still lingers for some: What is an Amazon Dash Button? Here, we break down how it works and the benefits to owning one.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/11/what-is-amazon-dash-button-and-should-buy-one.html

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Awair smart monitoring device helps improve indoor air quality

If it weren’t for his daughter, Ronald Ro, a San Francisco-based engineer, might still be working for Boeing or Samsung.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/02/awair-smart-monitoring-device-helps-improve-indoor-air-quality.html

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Best Laptops for Video Editing

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While dedicated workstations are still the most efficient machines for video production, it’s now quite common for editors to use laptops to get work done; here are the best ones to buy.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/167156-the-best-laptops-for-video-editing?source=Computing

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Early AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Benchmarks Surface

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Early benchmarks on AMD’s Vega Frontier Edition are beginning to show up, but it’s still early for firm conclusions about the GPU’s performance relative to its Nvidia counterparts.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251780-amd-radeon-vega-frontier-edition-benchmarks?source=Computing

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3 Ways Your Sales Organization Should Prepare for AI


AI is a trend, and it’s always nice to be trendy, but as great as CPQ is, it’s still only one source of data. Without sufficient data, AI is extremely limited. It’s like allowing your toddler to learn only about colors: The kid might be a whiz with colors, all right, but without context — in other words, more data — that information won’t make any sense. This is the scary, behind-the-curtain aspect of AI: We’re still in a world where the systems depend on us humans to ensure they’re getting the data they need to deliver good results.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84532.html?rss=1

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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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Forget the Amazon Echo, these new smartwatches let you use Alexa anywhere

Alexa-enabled speakers like the Amazon Echo (which is still on sale at its lowest price of 2017) and the Echo Dot are terrific, but they’re inherently limited.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/05/forget-amazon-echo-these-new-smartwatches-let-use-alexa-anywhere.html

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Google backs away from making its own laptops

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The Chromebook Pixel is dead, but the future of the rumored Andromeda OS is still a mystery.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245186-google-backs-away-making-laptops?source=Computing

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Apple will start building iPhones in India this spring

President Trump is still attempting to negotiate a deal that will bring iPhone manufacturing to the United States, but on Friday, Bloomberg reported that Apple would begin building smartphones in India by the end of April.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/03/apple-will-start-building-iphones-in-india-this-spring.html

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Windows 10 free upgrades are still unofficially available

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Officially, Microsoft stopped giving away Windows 10 six months ago. Unofficially, it’s still readily available.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242419-windows-10-free-upgrades-still-unofficially-available?source=computing

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