Super Nintendo to be rebooted this fall for high-definition TV

Launched originally in 1991, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System will be resurrected this fall for a whole new generation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/26/super-nintendo-to-be-rebooted-this-fall-for-high-definition-tv.html

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Washington State University warns 1 million about stolen hard drive containing personal data

Washington State University sent letters earlier this month to 1 million people warning them they could be at risk of identity theft after a hard drive was in a locked safe that was stolen more than a month go.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/23/washington-state-university-warns-1-million-about-stolen-hard-drive-containing-personal-data.html

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Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing — Again

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Cryptocurrency mining is driving GPU prices upwards again, only this time it’s hitting both AMD and Nvidia.

The post Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing — Again appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251379-cryptocurrency-craze-sends-gpu-prices-skyrocketing?source=Computing

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Can't view August's total solar eclipse? NASA has you covered

If you can’t get to a spot to marvel at the total solar eclipse this summer, then head to NASA’s live-stream to enjoy a ton of imagery shot from spacecraft, aircraft, and even the astronauts aboard the space station.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/22/cant-view-augusts-total-solar-eclipse-nasa-has-covered.html

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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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Ransomware attack costs South Korean company $1M, largest payment ever

Ransomware got a proverbial shot in the arm earlier this year following the WannaCry attacks and it looks as if hackers are getting more brazen with their requests as a result.Web hosting company Nayana, based in South Korea, was attacked with the Erebus ransomware on June 10. The company ultimately had to pay a fee of 397.6 Bitcoin (approximately $1 million), the largest ransomware paid ever.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/21/ransomware-attack-costs-south-korean-company-1m-largest-payment-ever.html

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Deep Root Analytics Downplays Giant Voter Data 'Oops'


A data contractor working on behalf of the Republican National Committee earlier this month allowed the personal data of 198 million voters to be exposed online, marking the largest ever leak of voter data in history, according to the cybersecurity firm that discovered the incident.
Deep Root Analytics left 1.1 terabytes of sensitive information — including names, home addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers and voter registration information — on a publicly accessible Amazon Web Server, according to UpGuard.

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Visa Seeks to Build Online B2B Ecosystem


Visa this week announced the Visa Ready Program for Business Solutions, a strategic framework to help ensure that tech companies integrating with Visa’s B2B payment services and data solutions meet the company’s standards and are market ready. The program lets Visa’s tech partners quickly integrate and approve various Visa B2B payments solutions, including enhanced data, virtual card integration, payables automation, and payment controls. It lets partners quickly introduce devices, software and solutions that can initiate or accept Visa payments.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84617.html?rss=1

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Self-Driving Cars, AI Are Driving New Chip Designs

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At Computex this year, PCs shared top billing with a huge range of IoT products. Smartphones, which have dominated the show in other years, were much less emphasized.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251006-self-driving-cars-artificial-intelligence-driving-new-chip-designs-smartphone-market-matures?source=Computing

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Surface Laptop Review Roundup: Nice Hardware, Windows 10 S Disappoints

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Reviews of the Windows 10 S-equipped Surface Laptop have hit the ground — is this the Surface for regular users, or another niche device?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250826-surface-laptop-review-roundup-great-hardware-windows-10-s-leaves-reviewers-cold?source=Computing

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Researchers debut shape-shifting, edible origami

If you are an experimental foodie, this might be just the thing you’re looking for. Researchers with the MIT Tangible Media Group have announced the successful creation of edible, shape-shifting origami “pasta,” a food that literally changes shape when properly “manipulated.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/08/researchers-debut-shape-shifting-edible-origami.html

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82nd Airborne turns 100: Here are 4 major innovations over the past 100 years

This is the centennial year of the US Army 82nd Airborne Division. At Major General Michael Kurilla’s remarks at the 100th Anniversary Memorial Service on May 24, he touched on the group’s history, noting: “A group of Americans from all over the country [formed] to fight as a cohesive unit. This had never been done before. They represented the values of All Americans.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/08/82nd-airborne-turns-100-here-are-4-major-innovations-over-past-100-years.html

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Apple's Risky Gambit to Redefine the Smart Speaker


Before Apple launched its long-awaited HomePod smart speaker earlier this week, the expectation was that it would unveil a sophisticated Echo killer that would redefine the landscape that Amazon has dominated, with Google playing catch-up. “Just like iPod reinvented music in our pockets, HomePod is going to reinvent music in our homes,” Apple SVP Phil Schiller told WWDC attendees. However, while the HomePod appears to be a well-designed, high end treat for loyal iTunes fans, Apple may have missed the mark in terms of creating a category leader.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84593.html?rss=1

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Noctua Unveils Cooler Designs With Improved Midrange Performance

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Cooler manufacturer Noctua was at Computex this week, talking up new cutting-edge fan designs meant to boost performance at midrange decibel levels.

The post Noctua Unveils Cooler Designs With Improved Midrange Performance appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250252-noctua-unveils-new-fan-designs-improved-midrange-performance?source=Computing

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