US Navy destroyer tests new defense system, takes out ballistic missile

The U.S. and Japan successfully completed a ballistic missile intercept in a spectacular test off the west coast of Hawaii last week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/10/us-navy-destroyer-tests-new-defense-system-takes-out-ballistic-missile.html

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Early Windows 10 Game Mode testing shows performance regressions, minimal improvement

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Microsoft’s Game Mode gets put to the test — what kind of improvements, if any, can users expect?

The post Early Windows 10 Game Mode testing shows performance regressions, minimal improvement appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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UK National Health Service servers 'crash' after worker sent test email to all 1.2 million employees

The U.K.’s National Health Service email server crashed after a test email was accidentally sent to all 1.2 million employees.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/15/uk-national-health-service-servers-crash-after-worker-sent-test-email-to-all-1-2-million-employees.html

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Amazon adds Nvidia GPU firepower to its compute cloud

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If you’ve ever wanted to take 8 Nvidia K80 GPUs for a test drive (without buying 8 K80’s worth of graphics hardware), now is your chance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/236676-amazon-adds-nvidia-gpu-firepower-to-its-compute-cloud?source=Computing

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UK Greenlights Amazon's Drone Delivery Tests


Amazon, which has appealed to U.S. regulators for years for permission to test package delivery with aerial drones, last week announced a new partnership with the UK government to launch a pilot program there. A cross-government team, supported by the UK Civil Aviation Authority, has granted Amazon permission to begin testing beyond-line-of-sight operations in suburban and rural communities; performance of sensors designed to make sure drones can identify and avoid obstacles; and the feasibility of allowing a single person to operate multiple highly automated drone vehicles.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83762.html?rss=1

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Because of Grindr, 2 men find out they are HIV-positive

Researchers are pushing for banner ads that offer free HIV test kits to gay men on the dating and hookup site Grindr after a UCLA and Indiana University study.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/12/because-grindr-2-men-find-out-are-hiv-positive.html

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Are your eyes really 'bigger than your stomach'? Studies put it to the test

Here’s an experiment to test and tease your senses: Next time your partner or friend is making you dinner, put on a blindfold before the meal is served. How does not being able to see affect your dining experience?

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/r/797c283ee3/0L0Scnn0Bcom0C20A160C0A40C0A80Chealth0Ceating0Ewithout0Eseeing0Edining0Ein0Edark0Cindex0Bhtml0Deref0Frss0Itech

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This rocket could change travel … and war

A rocket went up over the Australian desert on May 18, but this successful test launch was no ordinary feat: The experimental rocket hit a speed of Mach 7.5—or 7.5 times the speed of sound—qualifying it for “hypersonic” status, reports Gizmodo.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/23/this-rocket-could-change-travel-and-war.html

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Department of Defense to test its cybersecurity with 'Hack the Pentagon' competition

The Department of Defense is inviting vetted hackers to test its cybersecurity as part of a unique “Hack the Pentagon” competition.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/03/department-defense-to-test-its-cybersecurity-with-hack-pentagon-competition.html

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Study finds women are deemed better coders, with a big catch

When a group of student computer scientists decided to test their hypothesis that software coding done by women doesn’t get as much cred as that done by males, they came face to face with a couple of surprises.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/15/study-finds-women-are-deemed-better-coders-with-big-catch.html

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AT&T lays plans to begin testing 5G data in 2016, brings back 2-for-1 iPhone deal

Article Image AT&T on Friday announced its plans to test 5G network technology, beginning with lab tests in the second quarter done in collaboration with Intel and Ericsson.

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