Red-bellied black snake hitches a ride with driver, pictures go viral

A man had the surprise of his life when he spotted this slippery hitchhiker tapping on his car window. Ted Ogier was heading back from a job on the NSW South Coast when a red-bellied black snake crawled out of his engine and wrapped itself around his driver’s-side window.

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Google bigwig Eric Schmidt shocks with surprise resignation amid reports his personal life is being eyed

In a surprise move, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is stepping down as executive chairman of the search giant’s parent company Alphabet next year.

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Apple iPhone 8 leak may have revealed key details of the hotly-anticipated device

A series of weekend leaks may have sapped some of the surprise of Apple’s big product event Tuesday, including the names of the new iPhones.

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AMD Threadripper Delidded, With a Multi-Core Surprise Under the Hood

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AMD’s Threadripper has a surprise underneath its IHS — and we’re just not referring to the company’s decision to use solder instead of thermal paste.

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How to verify checksums when you download an app for your Mac

Article Image Some Mac users received a nasty surprise last week when it was discovered that a recent version of the open source Transmission BitTorrent client infected their computer with malware — a situation that may have been avoided with proper precautions.

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Apple pushes 7.2.1 software update to third-generation Apple TV

Article Image Apple on Thursday issued a surprise software update for the third-generation Apple TV, closing several security vulnerabilities in the media set-top.

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Mark Zuckerberg talks about the future of VR and 360 video at Galaxy S7 event

Mark Zuckerberg made a surprise appearance at Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked Event at MWC in Barcelona to talk about virtual reality and 360 videos.

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Donald Trump says Apple should back down in San Bernardino case

Article Image Surprise right-wing presidential candidate Donald Trump weighed in on Apple’s fight with the U.S. government on Wednesday, saying the iPhone maker should acquiesce to the FBI’s demands and dismissing company CEO Tim Cook’s argument that such action would set a dangerous precedent.

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Apple releases new Music Memos app for capturing and organizing beats on iPhone

Article Image Apple on Wednesday unveiled a surprise addition to its iOS lineup with a new Music Memos app, designed specifically to help musicians and songwriters craft new musical ideas on the go.

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Apple debuts Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6s, extends life up to 25 hours

Article Image In a surprise release on Tuesday, Apple debuted the Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6s and 6, the first integrated battery pack to come out of Cupertino since the original iPhone launched in 2007.

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Apple's Eddy Cue touts iOS for enterprise, demos iPad Pro at Dropbox Open

Article Image Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue made a surprise appearance at the Dropbox Open event on Wednesday, where he touted Apple’s efforts in enterprise and showed off the new Dropbox Paper app for iPad Pro.

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This week on AppleInsider: New iMacs, iWork updates, 'Magic' accessories & more

Article Image Apple this week made surprise announcements of new iMacs, Mac accessories and iWork updates, but also found itself in the spotlight for less enjoyable reasons, including lawsuits and problems with its online services.

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What Google’s Alphabet revamp means for consumers

Google’s surprise corporate restructuring, which was announced on Monday, should spell “business as usual” for users of the tech giant’s products and services, according to experts.

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What Google’s Alphabet revamp means for consumers

Google’s surprise corporate restructuring, which was announced on Monday, should spell “business as usual” for users of the tech giant’s products and services, according to experts.

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China’s Tianhe-2 still the fastest supercomputer in the world, but the US is catching up

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The results are in, and they’re not a huge surprise: For the fifth consecutive time, China’s Tianhe-2 remains the fastest supercomputer in the world, with the US bringing up the second and third spots.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/209704-chinas-tianhe-2-still-the-fastest-supercomputer-in-the-world-but-the-us-is-catching-up

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