CTA adds two female panelists to CES keynote lineup

Following considerable backlash, the Consumer Technology Association—overlords of this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada—has added two female panelists to its keynote lineup.

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Over 460 HP Laptop Models Shipped with Keylogger

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Just weeks after getting caught with onboard spyware, HP has been found shipping a keylogger (albeit a disabled one).

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Intel Core i9-7980XE Review: Reclaiming the Desktop Performance Crown

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Intel’s Core i9-7980XE launches today, just six weeks after AMD’s own Threadripper 1950X. AMD has what it takes to go toe-to-toe with Intel here, but the 7980XE is the overall performance champion. Price, however, is another story…

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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.

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Leaked code explains how the iPhone 8's 'Face ID' face recognition system works

About two weeks ago, Apple inadvertently posted online an uncensored version of its internal HomePod software, and developers had a field day with it since then.

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Rare postcards from Russian Royal family up for auction

Rare postcards from the family of Tsar Nicolas II written in the weeks prior to their execution by the Bolsheviks are going up for auction in the U.K.

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AMD’s Ryzen 5 1500X and 1600X reviewed: Taking the fight against Intel to the midrange market

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Five weeks ago, AMD blew a hole in Intel’s high-end desktop pricing with the launch of Ryzen 7. Today, Ryzen 5 is hoping to do the same thing to Intel’s Core i5 / i7 market.

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'iPad mini Pro' is reportedly one of the four new iPad Pros launching soon

Apple is expected to launch a slew of new iPads in the coming weeks, and it’s all going down at what may be the first press conference to be held at Apple’s shiny new Apple Campus headquarters.

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Google gives everyone machine learning superpowers with TensorFlow 1.0

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With this week’s release of TensorFlow 1.0, Google has pushed the frontiers of machine learning further in a number of directions.

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Russia May Kick Out LinkedIn


A LinkedIn block in Russia could be imminent, in light of last week’s court ruling that the company broke a law requiring personal data on Russian citizens to be stored on servers within the country. Roskomnadzor, Russia’s telecommunications and media authority, is waiting until it has the full text of the ruling before acting on it. “We remain interested in a meeting with Roskomnadzor to discuss their data localization request,” said LinkedIn spokesperson May Chow. Russia had 5 million registered LinkedIn members in Q1.

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LinkedIn runs afoul of Russian data law — is it on the verge of being banned?

Russia could end up banning LinkedIn in a matter of weeks. Vladimir Putin’s government is reportedly seeking to make an example of the business-oriented social network with an injunction that could see it permanently blocked in the country.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/27/linkedin-runs-afoul-russian-data-law-is-it-on-verge-being-banned.html

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Microsoft Makes It Easier to Say No to Windows 10


Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new Windows 10 upgrade policy — weeks after losing a $10,000 case in a small claims court. The owner of TG Travel Group in Sausalito, California, last month won a final judgment after she alleged that her computer was upgraded to the new operating system without prior authorization, according to court documents. The case was a high-profile example of customer dissatisfaction with the Windows 10 upgrade process. Many felt Windows 10 had been thrust upon them without their consent.

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U.S. Department of Energy plans to counter China's fastest supercomputer

In the wake of China’s TaihuLight claiming first place in last week’s ranking of the world’s top supercomputers, the U.S. Department of Energy has detailed its top contender to regain the title.

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