8 top tech products for serious winter camping

What does it take to survive on an island in winter? For anyone who has actually tried such a hair-brained scheme, you know it’s all about the gear. The wind is ferocious at times off a frozen lake, there is no one around to help, and you never know how the weather will change.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/29/8-top-tech-products-for-serious-winter-camping.html

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Early Data Shows Linux Update to Fix Intel Security Flaw Hits Performance Hard

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Early Linux data suggests Intel CPUs take a fairly heavy hit in some tests when the new page table isolation fix is enabled. Database benchmarks and possibly cloud server performance could drop significantly, however.

The post Early Data Shows Linux Update to Fix Intel Security Flaw Hits Performance Hard appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261420-early-data-shows-linux-update-fix-intel-security-flaw-hits-performance-hard?source=Computing

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GoGo's In-Flight WiFi Goes in Fits and Starts


Why is it that in-flight WiFi is almost always problematic? Every time I take a commercial flight, I sign up for the GoGo WiFi service — and every time I am disappointed by something. My experience last week flying on Delta was no exception. After takeoff, I struggled to connect my iPhone. After spending quite a long time making unsuccessful attempts, I gave up in frustration. I pulled out my MacBook and was able to connect. I did it! Or so I thought. I connected with my wife using text messaging. That worked.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84991.html?rss=1

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Women, are you ready for danger? 7 must have things to carry everyday

Danger strikes when we least expect it. Take advantage of military-grade tech and expertise so you are always ready to defeat danger.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/06/women-are-ready-for-danger-7-must-have-things-to-carry-everyday.html

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Elon Musk facing growing chorus of critics on 'evil' artificial intelligence

Despite Elon Musk’s continued warnings, evil machines won’t take over the world, two experts said this week.

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4 hidden Mac tweaks to speed up your computer

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Take macOS to the next level.

Is your Mac computer crawling to a standstill? It doesn’t have to be that way—try these advanced tricks to grant macOS the best possible performance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/macos-tweaks-improve-performance?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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Google may face lawsuit alleging gender discrimination

More than 60 women who are current or former employees of Google say they may take legal action against the tech giant over alleged sexism and pay disparities with their male colleagues. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/09/google-may-face-lawsuit-alleging-gender-discrimination.html

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Ryzen for the Rest of Us: AMD’s New Ryzen 3 Takes On Intel Core i3

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AMD’s budget-oriented Ryzen 3 CPU launches today to take on the Intel Core i3 head-to-head. It’s an interesting tussle, with strengths and weaknesses on both sides.

The post Ryzen for the Rest of Us: AMD’s New Ryzen 3 Takes On Intel Core i3 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253213-ryzen-rest-us-amd-launches-new-ryzen-3-takes-intels-core-i3-family?source=Computing

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Chastened Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence to Work on Self-Improvement


Uber Technologies CEO Travis Kalanick said he will take a leave of absence, as a company review led by Eric Holder was made public. The review sketches out a plan to make radical changes to diversify Uber in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination. Kalanick accepted responsibility for widespread company problems that led to the investigation. “For the last eight years my life has always been about Uber,” he wrote in a letter to employees. “Recent events have brought home for me that people are more important than work.”

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Hackers could start a nuclear war by taking control of Trident submarines and launching 'catastrophic' attacks, experts warn

Hackers could take control of Britain’s atomic weapons and use them to start a “catastrophic” global nuclear war, tech experts have warned.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/hackers-could-start-nuclear-war-by-taking-control-trident-submarines-and-launching-catastrophic-attacks-experts-warn.html

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PCs can be hacked via video subtitle files, researchers say

A newly uncovered hacking technique uses malicious subtitle files to take control of a user’s system, preying on popular media player software including VLC, Kodi, and Popcorn Time.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/pcs-can-be-hacked-via-video-subtitle-files-researchers-say.html

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You won't have to wait until November to buy Apple's next-gen iPhone 8

For as popular as the iPhone already is, Apple’s iconic smartphone will take things to the next level once the iPhone 8 is released later this year. Said to feature a sleek new redesign with an edge-to-edge display, the iPhone 8 will likely spur the largest and most significant upgrade cycle Apple has seen yet. After all, seeing as how the iPhone form factor has more or less remained unchanged since the 2014 release of the iPhone 6, current iPhone owners have been pining for something fresh and different for years now. And for anyone curious about the iPhone 8 form factor, we recently posted exclusive photos of what the final iPhone 8 design will likely look like.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/22/wont-have-to-wait-until-november-to-buy-apples-next-gen-iphone-8.html

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Rumor: Intel Planning 12-Core Core i9 CPUs to Challenge AMD’s Ryzen

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Intel is supposedly prepping a 12-core CPU to take on AMD’s Ryzen, but the leaked details don’t cleanly match any existing core architecture Intel has previously fielded.

The post Rumor: Intel Planning 12-Core Core i9 CPUs to Challenge AMD’s Ryzen appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249365-rumor-intel-planning-new-12-core-core-i9-cpus-challenge-amds-ryzen?source=Computing

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CPQ: Boost Selling Performance and Accuracy


They say it can take a product idea 10 years to go from concept to mass-market appeal but that might be only an optimist’s viewpoint. Some of the best ideas in CRM right now have been marinating for at least that long — and some for much longer. Two great examples are analytics and CPQ, which companies like Oracle, Salesforce and others have embraced with passion. Interestingly, each technology has traversed a path that needed other technologies to become fully mature. “Analytics” is an old term for what we now call “machine learning.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84462.html?rss=1

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