Elon Musk unveils prototype for SpaceX astronaut suit with Crew Dragon capsule

Elon Musk wants to win the race with Boeing to deliver astronauts to the International Space Station, and today he unveiled our first full look at the prototype for the SpaceX astronaut spacesuit.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/11/elon-musk-unveils-prototype-for-spacex-astronaut-suit-with-crew-dragon-capsule.html

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FBI warns parents about the risks of using Internet-connected toys

Placing emphasis on protecting children, the FBI wants to make sure parents are researching the potential security risks of connecting smart toys to your home’s wireless network or mobile devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/19/fbi-warns-parents-about-risks-using-internet-connected-toys.html

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Microsoft eyes unused TV airwaves in bold rural broadband plan

Microsoft wants to extend broadband access to rural communities by harnessing unused parts of the TV airwaves spectrum.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/11/microsoft-eyes-unused-tv-airwaves-in-bold-rural-broadband-plan.html

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After NSA tool used in Petya cyberattack, congressman urges agency to thwart malware

Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu wants the National Security Agency to stop the crippling Petya ransomware from spreading, if it can.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/29/after-nsa-tool-used-in-petya-cyberattack-congressman-urges-agency-to-thwart-malware.html

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Meet Stan, a robot that can pick up your car and park it for you

Stan is a robot that wants to park your car for you. The innovative system powering Stan has the potential to utterly transform how large parking lots use space, making them far more efficient than they are now.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/meet-stan-robot-that-can-pick-up-your-car-and-park-it-for.html

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Mercedes is making its way into your home via solar energy storage partnership

The Mercedes-Benz name has long meant luxury in the automotive industry, but now it wants to bring that same cachet to your home and its energy needs. The German automaker has announced a strategic partnership with Vivint Solar.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/19/mercedes-is-making-its-way-into-your-home-via-solar-energy-storage-partnership.html

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Aquantia Wants to Put 5-10 Gigabit Ethernet in Your PC

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Aquantia wants to put 5GigE or even 10GigE network cards in your next desktop PC — but you’ll have a hard time using them at their rated speeds any time soon.

The post Aquantia Wants to Put 5-10 Gigabit Ethernet in Your PC appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249390-aquantia-wants-put-5-10-gigabit-ethernet-pc?source=Computing

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FedEx is paying people to use Adobe Flash for Office Print service

FedEx really wants you to use Adobe Flash if you’re designing and printing signs, banners, posters, and more from the comfort of your web browser, so much so that it’s actually paying people to install it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/27/fedex-is-paying-people-to-use-adobe-flash-for-office-print-service.html

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London terror attack: UK wants encrypted WhatsApp messages

The U.K. government wants WhatsApp to give security services access to encrypted messages in the aftermath of the Westminster Bridge terrorist attack. Officials, however, could face stiff challenges if they choose to apply U.K. surveillance legislation to the U.S.-based firm, according to a digital privacy advocate.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/27/london-terror-attack-uk-wants-encrypted-whatsapp-messages.html

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Microsoft’s guidance for Windows PCs in 2017 won’t reverse sales decline

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Microsoft has laid out its ideas for the hardware designs it wants OEMs to pursue in 2017. The problem is, there’s really nothing in the company’s guidelines that’s going to move product.

The post Microsoft’s guidance for Windows PCs in 2017 won’t reverse sales decline appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243763-microsofts-guidance-windows-machines-2017-will-nothing-reverse-pc-sales-decline?source=Computing

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With emoji and apps, driverless cars could become the next smartphones

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Carol Reiley, president of Drive.ai, wants cars to talk to us

One researcher says that our cars will become our home away from home as they get more sophisticated and more autonomous.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/driverless-cars-new-smart-phones?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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Facebook thinks its new colored backgrounds will make you post more statuses

Facebook wants you to get old-school and use more text. To help encourage you, it is launching a new customization feature that lets you change the background color that appears behind your status on the social network.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/20/facebook-thinks-its-new-colored-backgrounds-will-make-post-more-statuses.html

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Microsoft announces Windows-on-ARM partnership with Qualcomm, but done right this time

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Microsoft wants to merge x86 and ARM support on to future devices running Qualcomm processors. The company has a fair shot of pulling it off this time around, thanks to 32-bit Win32 emulation and support for x86 applications.

The post Microsoft announces Windows-on-ARM partnership with Qualcomm, but done right this time appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/240792-microsoft-announces-new-windows-arm-partnership-qualcomm-done-right-time?source=Computing

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