AMD Replaces Ryzen CPUs for Users Affected By Rare Linux Bug

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A rare bug has been causing stability issues for Ryzen 7 under certain heavy compiler workloads while running Linux. AMD is replacing the CPUs of affected customers.

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Microsoft, Lenovo to Ship Sub-$300 Windows 10 S Notebooks

Microsoft has announced the first shipping laptops with Windows 10 S at a price tag under $300, but its own partners don’t seem to have gotten the message.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253619-microsoft-lenovo-team-ship-sub-300-windows-10-s-notebooks?source=Computing

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AMD Reveals Why Threadripper CPUs Have 4 Dies Under the Hood

AMD has explained why there are four die under Threadripper’s hood, and it’s not what we thought: Two of the four “die” apparently aren’t CPUs at all.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253416-amd-explains-threadripper-cpus-four-die-hood?source=Computing

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New Cybersecurity Policy Will Impact Federal IT Market


Federal agencies already under the gun to modernize their information technology capabilities have a new set of standards to meet as a result of an executive order President Donald Trump issued this spring. The directive not only will affect agency managers in their IT operations and acquisition activities, but also will have a significant effect on IT vendors. The Trump initiative “adds another important piece to the U.S. federal IT modernization puzzle,” said Katell Thielemann, research vice president at Gartner.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84693.html?rss=1

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Experts discuss the exponentially worsening space debris problem

In under 25 years, the amount of junk big enough to destroy a spacecraft has more than doubled, according to scientists who met at the seventh European Conference on Space Debris in Germany this week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/20/experts-discuss-exponentially-worsening-space-debris-problem.html

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Twitter accused of deleting tweets slamming United Airlines

Twitter is coming under fire for allegedly deleting tweets critical of United Airlines following Sunday’s controversial incident where a passenger was forcibly removed from a flight.

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Despite Intense Scrutiny, Uber Lays Another Egg


Already under the microscope for claims of sexual harassment and questionable labor practices, Uber said it would ban the use of a controversial technology to block regulatory authorities from monitoring its operations. The company’s “greyballing” technology is designed to hide the standard city app view in specific cases — for example, from former riders blocked for being abusive. However, some drivers have used it to circumvent local regulators, a practice that Uber no longer will allow, according to Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan.

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US Rep Likens Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to 'Tyranny'


The United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has come under increasing fire from Republican lawmakers who now have the Trump administration to back their efforts. Long-time critic Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R.-Texas, who chairs the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, compared the bureau to a tyranny in a recent interview. Hensarling reportedly is preparing a new version of the Financial Choice Act — the Republican-led effort to repeal and replace the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act — that would include CFPB reforms.

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How to stop Windows 10 from automatically rebooting after updates

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Tired of Windows 10 rebooting out from under you while you try to get work done? There’s a solution for that.

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Yahoo hack: The 'Exxon Valdez of security breaches'

Yahoo is coming under fire from security experts after the tech giant confirmed that more than one billion customer accounts have been compromised in a massive data breach.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/15/yahoo-hack-exxon-valdez-security-breaches.html

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Researchers create working transporter, but only manage to teleport photons

Researchers have created a transporter capable of teleporting photons just under four miles. It used an entangled pair of photons and dark optic cables installed by the city of Calgary.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/26/researchers-create-working-transporter-but-only-manage-to-teleport-photons.html

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Microsoft Dynamics Edges Out Salesforce, Oracle for HP Win


Just two months after announcing the integration of its CRM and ERP platform under the Microsoft Dynamics 365 umbrella, Microsoft this week announced a six-year agreement to deploy the service to HP Inc.’s ranks. Under the agreement, HP will deploy the Microsoft Dynamics platform — including Azure, Office 365 and other solutions — to tens of thousands of its employees. The move will integrate HP’s sales, marketing and service operations on a common cloud platform.

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Pegasystems CTO Don Schuerman: Trust the Technology


Most customers aren’t eager to look under the hood to examine the processes underlying their experiences, suggested Don Schuerman, CTO of Pegasystems. “The contemporary customer doesn’t really care about CRM. They care about the experience they have, and in most cases they know little or nothing about the fact that there’s a technology behind the scenes called CRM. What customers expect is an experience that is first and foremost personalized. It reflects an understanding of them as an individual, and it’s tailored to their unique needs.”

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