Tech execs condemn Charlottesville violence as Trump denounces KKK, white supremacists

Tech execs ranging from Apple CEO Tim Cook to Intel Brian Krzanich have tweeted their dismay and frustration regarding the Charlottesville protests that ended in violent tragedy.

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Not sexting? You're weird, study says

It’s the joy of sext!Sexting is now a normal part of human relationships, according to a massive new study of sex and tech — 74 percent of Americans say they exchange saucy electronic messages with their lovers.

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The new copycats: How Facebook squashes competition from startups

Tech startups live by the rule that speed is paramount. Houseparty, creator of a hot video app, has an extra reason for urgency.

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These are the four criteria for getting a job at Google

Google is one of the most recognizable companies in the world and as a juggernaut of the tech industry is shaping our lives on an unprecedented scale.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: Why we removed VPN apps in China

Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended the tech giant’s controversial move to remove some virtual private network (VPN) apps from its China App Store, saying that Apple is complying with the country’s laws.

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Apple kowtows to China, pulls some VPN apps from Chinese App Store

The tech giant’s move has sparked criticism from service providers, who say that Virtual Private Networks are crucial for users bypassing the so-called “Great Firewall of China.”

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'Who's there?' Amazon's Echo sees potential beyond voice in smart home security

Smart & Safe Tech: Amazon Echo has enabled voice control of smart security devices to keep your home safe. Traditional security providers like ADT are also working with Amazon to integrate with Alexa.

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Text alert: Your basement is flooding

Smart & Safe Tech: All homes are prone to water damage; from plumbing leaks, weather or frozen pipes. Using smart sensors like Fibaro can help prevent damage by alerting you to leaks, so you can take action faster.

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Smart speaker revolution: Why we'll hear much more from Amazon's Echo

According to tech website Engadget, Amazon is said to be working on next-generation Echo hardware, released this fall, which would put it more in line with Apple’s HomePod smart speaker.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/14/smart-speaker-revolution-why-well-hear-much-more-from-amazons-echo.html

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Georgia Tech's 3D-printed heart valve models could be a genuine lifesaver

Researchers at Georgia Tech and the Piedmont Heart Institute have created 3D-printed heart valves designed for use in the planning of lifesaving surgeries. Here’s why they’re so exciting.

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How to Set Up a Mesh Network for Your Home or Small Office

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One of the most exciting developments in home tech recently has been the explosion of mesh networking solutions, which allow nearly seamless distribution of Wi-Fi throughout your home or small office. Here’s how to get started.

The post How to Set Up a Mesh Network for Your Home or Small Office appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/251626-setting-mesh-network-home-small-office?source=Computing

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3 WannaCry Talking Points to Win Security Buy-In


By this point, most tech practitioners — and nearly all security practitioners — know about WannaCry. In fact, you might be sick of people analyzing it, rehashing it, sharing “lessons learned” about it, and otherwise laying out suggestions — in some cases, contradictory — about what you might do differently in the future. The level of unsolicited advice can border on the annoying. That said, there is one avenue that seems to be underexplored: namely, the opportunity for frank and productive discussions with executives about security goals.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84627.html?rss=1

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Snapchat is taking a crack at maps with new Snap Map feature

Following in the tradition of other tech heavyweights, Snapchat parent company Snap is launching its own mapping feature.

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Samsung Wants to Lead the Foundry Business to 4nm and Beyond

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Samsung has announced its own plans for foundry tech ramp-ups and rollouts, beginning immediately and stretching over the next four years. From EUV and fully-depleted silicon to HBM2 and new packaging techniques, the company is aggressively planning to grow its share of the foundry market.

The post Samsung Wants to Lead the Foundry Business to 4nm and Beyond appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249791-samsung-wants-lead-foundry-business-4nm-beyond?source=Computing

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Google I/O 2017: Here are the biggest announcements

At its annual developer conference in California, tech giant Google showed off several new wares, including new computer chips and more uses for artificial intelligence.

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Drone swarms deployed in aerial dogfight test

Experts at the Georgia Tech Research Institute and the Naval Postgraduate School have deployed drone swarms in a first-of-its-kind aerial dogfight test.

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US regulators accuse Google of underpaying female workers

Government investigators looking into how Google pays its employees have accused the tech giant of shortchanging women doing similar work to men.

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