Hackers steal as much as 10 percent of new cryptocurrency funds

Whenever a new cryptocurrency is launched, it usually goes through an initial coin offer where investors are brought in to get it off the ground. As much as 10 percent of those funds though, are being stolen by hackers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/24/hackers-steal-as-much-as-10-percent-new-cryptocurrency-funds.html

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HP Caught Installing Spyware on Windows 10 PCs Without Permission

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HP is pushing an update (possibly through Windows Update itself) that installs a telemetry tracker on your system — and it’s doing so without every informing customers that the software has been installed, or explaining what it does.

The post HP Caught Installing Spyware on Windows 10 PCs Without Permission appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259605-hp-caught-installing-spyware-windows-10-systems-without-permission-notification?source=Computing

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Robot tax coming? San Francisco mulls option to help laid-off human workers

Security guard Eric Leon watches the Knightscope K5 security robot as it glides through the mall, charming shoppers with its blinking blue and white lights. The brawny automaton records video and sounds alerts. According to its maker, it deters mischief just by making the rounds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/06/robot-tax-coming-san-francisco-mulls-option-to-help-laid-off-human-workers.html

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: GPU Performance Tracking, Xbox Live Boost

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If you’ve ever wanted to track GPU usage the same way we can check CPU usage through the Windows 10 Task Manager, it’s finally happening.

The post Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: GPU Performance Tracking, Xbox Live Boost appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251394-next-windows-10-update-will-add-gpu-performance-tracking-xbox-live-network-support?source=Computing

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Astronauts restore space station to full health in quick repair spacewalk

NASA astronauts sped through an urgent spacewalk on May 23 to replace a malfunctioning computer relay box outside the International Space Station, completing the trip outside in 2 hours and 46 minutes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/astronauts-restore-space-station-to-full-health-in-quick-repair-spacewalk.html

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Wetern Digital Ships 12TB Helium-Filled Hard Drive

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Western Digital has come through on its promise late last year to release a 12TB hard drive. It will not be cheap.

The post Wetern Digital Ships 12TB Helium-Filled Hard Drive appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248451-wetern-digital-ships-12tb-helium-filled-hard-drive?source=Computing

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Apple releases fix to MacBook Pros in response to Consumer Reports' battery test results

Apple has just issued a software fix through its Beta Software Program to address an issue that arose when the company’s new MacBook Pro laptops were being tested in Consumer Reports’ labs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/10/apple-releases-fix-to-macbook-pros-in-response-to-consumer-reports-battery-test.html

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