Researchers Found Another Major Security Flaw in Intel CPUs

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Security researchers have found another flaw in Intel CPUs — this time related to Intel Active Management Technology. Once again, this flaw can be leveraged to take complete control of a system, regardless of any security measures the user might employ.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/262031-researchers-found-another-major-security-flaw-intel-cpus?source=Computing

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The best Alexa commands to try with your new Echo

No matter how many Amazon Echo commercials you see, it takes a little time to adjust to Alexa. Putting a virtual assistant in your home signals a change in lifestyle, sort of like adopting a puppy. There will be a lot of trial-and-error, but once you find your rhythm, you’ll forget what life was like without her.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/30/best-alexa-commands-to-try-with-your-new-echo.html

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GoGo's In-Flight WiFi Goes in Fits and Starts


Why is it that in-flight WiFi is almost always problematic? Every time I take a commercial flight, I sign up for the GoGo WiFi service — and every time I am disappointed by something. My experience last week flying on Delta was no exception. After takeoff, I struggled to connect my iPhone. After spending quite a long time making unsuccessful attempts, I gave up in frustration. I pulled out my MacBook and was able to connect. I did it! Or so I thought. I connected with my wife using text messaging. That worked.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84991.html?rss=1

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Tech Q&A: What Alexa hears, offline Netflix, fun Facebook features, converting to HEIF and more

I have an Amazon Echo and I am really concerned that Amazon is listening all the time. Does the Echo have any privacy settings?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/03/tech-q-what-alexa-hears-offline-netflix-fun-facebook-features-converting-to-heif-and-more.html

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Meet the PowerWatch: World's first body heat-powered smartwatch

It’s time to throw away that charging cord; Matrix Industries, a Silicon Valley materials company whose mission is to harness wasted energy, has begun to ship its first smart watch, the PowerWatch, powered entirely by body heat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/09/meet-powerwatch-worlds-first-body-heat-powered-smartwatch.html

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How to Store and Backup Photos, for Those Who Care About Their Images

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The time to make sure your image library is backed up and protected from disaster is before something bad happens. We’ll help you learn how.

The post How to Store and Backup Photos, for Those Who Care About Their Images appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258224-photo-storage-backup-people-care-images?source=Computing

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Twitter homepage features crude attack against Chrissy Teigen

At a time when Twitter is trying to curb trolling and incendiary use of its platform, its logged-out homepage features one of its users attacking model Chrissy Teigen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/31/twitter-homepage-features-crude-attack-against-chrissy-teigen.html

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Kids under 8 watch less TV, spend more time on mobile devices, study finds

The amount of time children under eight years old spend on mobile devices has more than tripled over the past four years, a new study has found.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/20/kids-under-8-watch-less-tv-spend-more-time-on-mobile-devices-study-finds.html

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Apple iPhone X production woe sparked by a parts imbalance

BEIJING—Apple Inc. has hit another production snag on its new iPhone X, say people familiar with the situation—this time over a pair of components dubbed Romeo and Juliet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/27/apple-iphone-x-production-woe-sparked-by-parts-imbalance.html

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Twitter explains why Trump's account hasn't been suspended

Twitter for the first time is explaining why President Trump’s tweets don’t get pulled when they seem to at least skirt the site’s rules.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/26/twitter-explains-why-trumps-account-hasnt-been-suspended.html

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Trump attacks Amazon on Twitter again, says it's 'doing great damage' to retailers

For the second time in a little over a month, President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to attack Amazon over taxes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/16/trump-attacks-amazon-on-twitter-again-says-its-doing-great-damage-to-retailers.html

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Obama's Charlottesville tweet is 2nd most liked ever

Former President Obama tweeted for the first time in weeks in response to the violence in Charlottesville—and it rapidly became one of the most popular tweets in history.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/15/obamas-charlottesville-tweet-is-2nd-most-liked-ever.html

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