Internet Pioneers Urge Cancellation of Net Neutrality Repeal Vote


A group of 21 leading technology pioneers this week penned an open letter to key congressional leaders asking them to pressure FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to cancel Thursday’s planned vote to repeal Net neutrality. The process is severely flawed, they argued, and a rules repeal poses an imminent threat to the Internet. The FCC proposal seeks to rescind Obama-era regulations that treat Internet access providers like utilities, protecting consumers and rival services from preference of one content service over another.

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AMD Has Cut the Performance of Some RX 560 GPUs

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AMD has quietly introduced a new version of its Radeon RX 560 — but this one packs fewer cores and sells in the same price point. If you’re eyeing one of these GPUs, be careful which you pick.

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Windows 10 Now Runs on 600 Million Devices Worldwide

Windows 10 has hit 600 million devices, up from 500 million worldwide earlier this year. While the company won’t hit its original goal of 1 billion devices by 2018, significant regional disparities in OS usage make its Windows 10 shipments look worse than they really are.

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Knocking Trump off Twitter was a 'mistake,' ex-employee says

A former Twitter employee who stunned the world earlier this month by deactivating President Donald Trump’s account for 11 minutes has now stepped forward.

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Micron Launches New NAND-based DIMMs, Intel Announces Optane DIMMs

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Intel and Micron both made significant announcements this week about the future of non-volatile RAM and future Optane (3D XPoint) products.

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Microsoft Surface Book 2 review: sweet overkill for your stick figure drawings

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This flagship laptop has a detachable 15-inch screen and plenty of power inside.

Microsoft’s flagship laptop is a powerful creative tool with a serious price tag.

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The Long Black Friday Shopping Day Has Dawned


Black Friday falls on Nov. 23 this year, but retailers already have begun to promote the huge discounts they plan to offer in its name. Some deals already are available to shoppers. Although Cyber Monday has grown in significance, Black Friday “is still significant as the kickoff to the holiday season,” said Ray Wang, principal analyst at Constellation Research. Black Friday sales are no longer limited to brick-and-mortar stores. For example, Amazon kicked off more than 50 days of “Black Friday Deals” last week.

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Your iPhone has been secretly looking at your boobs

It turns out Apple has been categorizing your pictures for around a year now — and yep, this means all of those sexy photos you’ve either taken or received on your iPhone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/02/your-iphone-has-been-secretly-looking-at-your-boobs.html

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iPhone apps with access to your camera can secretly spy on you

In this day and age, it’s nearly impossible to keep track of all the ways that our devices keep track of us. Many of us have simply come to terms with this new reality, but thankfully, there are others out there who are staying vigilant and doing their part to ensure that our collective privacy isn’t violated any more than it needs to be.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/30/iphone-apps-with-access-to-your-camera-can-secretly-spy-on.html

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Microsoft Revives the Intellimouse, Launching Soon for $40

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Nostalgia has a way of reviving the dead — in this case, the popular Intellimouse design that Microsoft brought to market nearly 20 years ago.

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Email Marketing Goes Hand-in-Glove With E-Commerce Shipping


ShippingEasy has launched Automated Email Marketing as an addition to its customer management module. This new tool has a powerful rules engine that helps users increase sales, the company said. Among other things, it can set up a trigger to send an email to first-time buyers immediately after an order is downloaded — customized with a logo and specific coupon code if desired. It can automatically send an email requesting customer feedback on the order and shipping process, and define targeted customers for loyalty rewards or coupon promos.

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New Tools Offer Wholesale Distributors Fast Track to E-Commerce


Epicor this week released Epicor Commerce Connect, a cloud-based application designed to help wholesale distributors quickly deploy e-commerce sites that will automate many of the functions to move product to their customers. The Commerce Connect software is now available for Epicor Eclipse, a cloud-based platform geared toward helping companies deploy rich B2B and B2C solutions to drive efficiencies along their distribution chain. “Today e-commerce is more than adding an online store to a website,” said VP Sanjay Kumar.

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Intel Announces ‘Nervana’ Neural Network Processor

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The Nervana NNP is designed from the ground up with this type of computing in mind.

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'Ripped' kangaroo goes viral in stunning photos

This is the bizarre moment a gardener spotted a threatening ‘bodybuilder’ 100 [kilogram] kangaroo bathing its bulging biceps in an Australian creek.

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Are aliens real? All the evidence, sightings and conspiracy theories on their existence

Do aliens exist? This question has baffled humans for centuries.From Roswell to Suffolk’s Rendlesham Forest, these are the sightings which UFO hunters have hailed as proof of extra-terrestrial life.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/10/are-aliens-real-all-evidence-sightings-and-conspiracy-theories-on-their-existence.html

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