Funny police Facebook post about 'Bigfoot sighting' goes viral

State troopers in Nebraska are generating plenty of online buzz thanks to a funny Facebook post about a ‘Bigfoot sighting.’

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/29/funny-police-facebook-post-about-bigfoot-sighting-goes-viral.html

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Pentagon accidentally exposes web-monitoring operation

The Department of Defense accidentally exposed an intelligence-gathering operation, thanks to an online storage misconfiguration.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/20/pentagon-accidentally-exposes-web-monitoring-operation.html

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Transforming robot can swim, walk or glide

Thanks to special exoskeleton outfits, a tiny transforming robot can now become more than meets the eye. Once outfitted with the plastic exoskeletons, the small bots– dubbed Primers– are able to swim, walk, roll, sail and glide.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/06/transforming-robot-can-swim-walk-or-glide.html

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Samsung Poised to Overtake Intel as World’s Largest Semiconductor Manufacturer

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Samsung is expected to surpass Intel in terms of quarterly revenue, thanks in part to huge upticks in demand for memory, but much more has led us to this moment.

The post Samsung Poised to Overtake Intel as World’s Largest Semiconductor Manufacturer appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251983-samsung-poised-overtake-intel-worlds-largest-semiconductor-manufacturer?source=Computing

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The rise of the dinosaurs may have been caused by volcanoes, new study finds

According to a new study, dinosaurs may may become the dominant species on the planet thanks to volcanoes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/21/rise-dinosaurs-may-have-been-caused-by-volcanoes-new-study-finds.html

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Ikea and NASA are partnering on Mars furniture?

Setting up Ikea furniture may be difficult, but it’s not rocket science…or is it? Thanks to a new collaboration between NASA and the Swedish furniture store, the two challenges may not be so disparate after all.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/12/ikea-and-nasa-are-partnering-on-mars-furniture.html

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Beekeeper's surprise find may help our plastic problem

Many scientific discoveries can be attributed to a happy accident—the discovery of penicillin thanks to moldy petri dishes, for instance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/25/beekeepers-surprise-find-may-help-our-plastic-problem.html

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These robots can talk to one another to 'see' around factory corners

Locus Robotics’ autonomous warehouse robots just got a whole lot smarter, thanks to a new software update that allows them to talk to each other on the warehouse floor. Here’s how they work.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/10/these-robots-can-talk-to-one-another-to-see-around-factory-corners.html

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Hackers can now take over the MacBook Pro Touch Bar

With root access on MacOS thanks to a bug in Safari, two independent hackers have managed to take control of a MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar, adding a custom message as a bit of hacker flair.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/16/hackers-can-now-take-over-macbook-pro-touch-bar.html

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PC gaming surges, while the rest of the PC market declines

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Jon Peddie Research reports that spending on PC gaming surged in 2016, thanks to pent-up demand for 14nm products and an ongoing strong market for PC titles.

The post PC gaming surges, while the rest of the PC market declines appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/243272-pc-gaming-surges-rest-pc-market-declines?source=Computing

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Flashing the peace sign can get your identity stolen

Thanks to improvements in technology, the following popular hand gestures are no longer advised in photos: waving, giving the thumbs up, and flashing the peace sign.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/12/flashing-peace-sign-can-get-your-identity-stolen.html

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Best Buy employees buy Wii U for teen who played store's demo console every day

Christmas came early for one teenager thanks to the kindness of employees at a Best Buy store on Long Island.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/12/best-buy-employees-buy-wii-u-for-teen-who-played-stores-demo-console-every-day.html

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