Prominent digital drug marketplaces knocked out in 1-2 punch

Two of the world’s most notorious “darknet” marketplaces have been knocked out in a one-two punch that officials say yielded a trove of new intelligence about drugs and weapons merchants that operate from hidden corners of the internet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/20/prominent-digital-drug-marketplaces-knocked-out-in-1-2-punch.html

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NASA computers, tapes from Apollo era discovered in basement of late engineer

Two Apollo-era computers and more than 350 tape reels have been recovered from a deceased engineer’s basement, according to NASA. The computers are two big to be moved manually, and the tapes likely have little historical significance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/17/nasa-computers-tapes-from-apollo-era-discovered-in-basement-late-engineer.html

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Two gigantic black holes spotted merging into one terrifying monster

Two black holes have been spotted merging to form a gigantic space monster so huge it could swallow up our entire planet and then snack on the rest of the solar system.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/02/two-gigantic-black-holes-spotted-merging-into-one-terrifying-monster.html

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Surprise! Galaxy's monster Black Hole likely has huge neighbor on a crash course

Two monster black holes are apparently on a collision course near the heart of a nearby galaxy, a new study reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/surprise-galaxys-monster-black-hole-likely-has-huge-neighbor-on-crash-course.html

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Levi's and Google have finally unveiled their connected Commuter jacket

Two years after first teasing us with its line of connected clothing, Google and Levi’s have put us out of our misery. The first piece to come out of Project Jacquard is the Commuter Trucker jacket.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/13/levis-and-google-have-finally-unveiled-their-connected-commuter-jacket.html

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See the world's first graphene dress

Two scientists first isolated graphene in 2004 and went on to win a Nobel prize for bringing to the world’s attention a “wonder material” that conducts electricity better than anything else and has the potential to revolutionize fields from computing to travel, recounts the Guardian.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/30/see-worlds-first-graphene-dress.html

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Two employees are suing Microsoft, alleging their jobs gave them PTSD

Two Microsoft employees claim the company made them look at photos and videos “designed to entertain some of the most twisted and sick minded people in the world.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/11/two-employees-are-suing-microsoft-alleging-their-jobs-gave-them-ptsd.html

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Quadcopter crashes into wedding guests, wedding guests sue

Two women were enjoying themselves on the dance floor at a New Hampshire wedding earlier this year when a rogue quadcopter suddenly crashed into them. Both guests received medical treatment, and now they’re suing the wedding planner as well as the groom.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/13/quadcopter-crashes-into-wedding-guests-wedding-guests-sue.html

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Tech and human rights leaders urge Obama to pardon Snowden

Two technology heavyweights lent their names to a campaign announced today in New York to ask President Barack Obama to pardon Edward Snowden.

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Two men accused of hacking CIA director, other top US officials

Two North Carolina men were arrested Thursday and charged in connection with a computer hacker network that allegedly targeted CIA Director John Brennan and other senior government officials.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/08/two-men-accused-hacking-cia-director-other-top-us-officials.html

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Availability check: Can you buy the latest Polaris and Pascal GPUs from AMD and Nvidia?

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Two GPU families enter, but which GPUs actually leave in consumers’ hands? We check the numbers and report back.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/232575-availability-check-can-you-buy-the-latest-polaris-and-pascal-gpus-from-amd-and-nvidia

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Notes from SXSW Interactive: Moore’s Law, software, and disruption

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Two of today’s tech influencers were at SXSW Interactive this week with their views on where some of the next big opportunities may lie.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/224857-notes-from-sxsw-interactive-moores-law-software-and-disruption

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MIT, Adobe aim to end ‘code rot’ by letting software auto-optimize itself

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Two of the biggest names in tech are teaming up to figure out how we could develop software for fixing one of the fundamental problems with developing software.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/220017-mit-adobe-aim-to-end-code-rot-by-letting-software-edit-software

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Disgruntled Yahoo Investors Suggest Different Paths Forward


Two Yahoo investors, acting independently, have publicly called for radical changes or a potential sale of the firm. Both Canyon Capital Advisors and SpringOwl Asset Management apparently were unappeased by last week’s announcement that Yahoo would spin off its core Internet business. Canyon Capital Advisors on Friday sent a letter to Yahoo Chairman Maynard Webb, urging the company to find a buyer for its core Internet businesses or to sell it the company outright. The letter chides the board for a lack of independence from top management.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82880.html?rss=1

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These two iPhone apps immerse you inside a movie’s world

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Two new live-action movies move past even a 360-degree circle, and give the viewer a sphere-like field of vision that includes looking up and down as well as around.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/211862-these-two-iphone-apps-immerse-you-inside-a-movies-world

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House Passes Cybersecurity Bills Despite Privacy Fears


Two cybersecurity bills approved this week by the U.S. House of Representatives pose a threat to citizens’ privacy, according to opponents of the measures. Both bills, H.R. 1560 and H.R. 1731, aim to improve sharing of cybersecurity information between businesses and government agencies. “‘Information sharing’ is a misnomer,” said Gabriel Rottman, legislative counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union. “Really, what we’re talking about is creating new exceptions to existing privacy law,” he said.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81974.html?rss=1

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