Back in Black: AMD Returns to Profitability on Excellent Ryzen Results

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AMD turned in its best quarterly results in years last night, landing solidly back in black — no matter how you dice up the numbers.

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Robots are a match for Japan's best volleyball players

Japan has turned to a team of robotic players to help its best volleyball players improve elements of their game. The automatic blockers mimic the actions of real players, helping the human players to hone their skills.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/14/robots-are-match-for-japans-best-volleyball-players.html

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Ride in the sky: Airbus says it will test airborne taxis as early as 2017

Airbus has turned to its innovation branch, A3, to lead the Vahana project, an effort to develop autonomous flying vehicles that could shuttle passengers and cargo from point A to B for around the cost of a taxi ride.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/19/ride-in-sky-airbus-says-it-will-test-airborne-taxis-as-early-as-2017.html

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C-SPAN turns to social media feeds to cover House sit-in

With the cameras it uses to cover Congress shut off, C-SPAN turned to social media feeds on Wednesday to beam live coverage of the House Democrat’s sit-in to demand votes on gun control legislation

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/23/c-span-turns-to-social-media-feeds-to-cover-house-sit-in.html

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The Pentagon just paid cash to hackers who found 100+ bugs in its systems

The Department of Defense’s recent “Hack the Pentagon” program turned up a whopping 138 security vulnerabilities deemed “valid and unique,” officials have revealed. And yes, they’ve already been acted upon to prevent future trouble.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/20/pentagon-just-paid-cash-to-hackers-who-found-100-bugs-in-its-systems.html

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India is building a $60 million supercomputer that will help predict monsoons

For nearly a century, India has turned to an old statistical method to forecast and prepare for these seasonal downpours — now, they’ll adopt a $60 million supercomputer with 3D modeling to help predict next year’s monsoons.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/14/india-is-building-60-million-supercomputer-that-will-help-predict-monsoons.html

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Russian 'Collector' Sells Stolen Email Credentials for a Song


A hacker dubbed “The Collector” turned over 272 million stolen email credentials in his possession, Hold Security announced Wednesday. The hacker bragged online about the stash, which included usernames and passwords, the firm said. It got a copy of the data — which the hacker was peddling for 50 rubles, or less than US$1 — after giving him a shout-out in the forum. “We found a post on one of the Russian dark Web forums from a hacker alleging collecting hundreds of millions of credentials,” said Hold Security CISO Alex Holden.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83466.html?rss=1

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3 ways to speed up your computer's startup time

Remember those old tube TVs that took minutes to warm up after you turned on the power? How about dial-up modems that took half a minute to connect to the Internet? In the age of fast-booting TVs and always-connected Internet, you probably don’t miss the waiting.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/18/3-ways-to-speed-up-your-computers-startup-time.html

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Apple celebrates 40th anniversary with Beer Bash DJ'd by Zane Lowe

Article Image Apple turned 40 years old on Friday, and to celebrate the company held a traditional Beer Bash in front of its Cupertino, Calif., campus shortly after the workday ended, with Beats 1 providing tunes for a crowd of more than 6,000 people.

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Cambridge scientists make 3D print of ancient bone with Chinese writing

Scientists have turned to 3D technology typically used in hospitals to scan and print the earliest example of Chinese writing, 3,000-year-old object written on bones of an ox.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/24/cambridge-scientists-make-3d-print-ancient-bone-with-chinese-writing.html

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FBI reportedly using forensic firm Cellebrite to open San Bernardino shooter's iPhone

The FBI has turned to Israeli mobile forensics specialist Cellebrite to help it open the encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, according to the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/23/fbi-reportedly-using-forensic-firm-cellebrite-to-open-san-bernardino-shooters-iphone.html

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Apple's opposition to backdoors in FBI case gains global, animated attention

Article Image Digital animators in Taiwan have turned the legal case between Apple and the FBI into an animated movie short that clearly depicts key details and potential ramifications of the issue that even many industry pundits have had trouble grasping.

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Despite big licensing wins, names like The Beatles, Prince & Garth Brooks absent from Apple Music

Apple Music has turned around many artists who previously opposed streaming –?Radiohead’s In Rainbows made its subscription debut on the service, for instance –?but there are still a number of notable holdouts, including Apple favorite The Beatles.

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Apple Watch release brings debut of all-new folding UK power adapter

Apple has turned its penchant for slimness to the famously brick-like U.K. power plug, replacing its old fixed-pins model with an all-new version featuring folding pins and a more rounded design.



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Apple celebrates Earth Day with green retail store logos, App Store promos

Apple Stores across the globe have once again turned their leaves green in celebration of Earth Day, while a special iTunes Store section highlights environmentally-friendly apps.



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