What to Expect From Apple’s Neural Engine in the A11 Bionic SoC

Apple is talking up the machine learning and AI capabilities of its next-gen smartphone, but what can the A11 Bionic actually do — and why are so many companies focusing on developing these types of solutions?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/255780-apple-neural-engine-a11-bionic-soc?source=Computing

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Facebook wants you to find friends with similar interests in latest app update

A new Facebook things in common feature allows users to see what they have in common with other users, including mutually liked pages, events attended, places lived, and even work history.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/09/facebook-wants-to-find-friends-with-similar-interests-in-latest-app-update.html

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Hurricane essentials: 12 must-have items to help you survive the storm

Are you ready for a hurricane to strike? What if you need to suddenly leave your home for a few days? Is your “go bag” prepared with the right essential items in case you need to evacuate to safety?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/07/hurricane-essentials-12-must-have-items-to-help-survive-storm.html

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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.

The post AMD Reveals Why Threadripper CPUs Have 4 Dies Under the Hood appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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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MSI Shows How to Install AMD’s Threadripper CPU

AMD’s Threadripper socket mounting procedure is rather different from what you’ve used before. Luckily, MSI has posted a video showing the entire process, step by step.

The post MSI Shows How to Install AMD’s Threadripper CPU appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253408-watch-msi-install-amds-new-threadripper-cpu?source=Computing

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IBM’s New Z Mainframe Can Encrypt All its Data All the Time

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It doesn’t usually matter much to consumers what kind of mainframes a business decides to use, but maybe it should.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252523-ibms-new-z-mainframe-can-encrypt-data-time?source=Computing

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MIT researcher googled 'insider trading' before committing fraud

The authorities knew what Google searches researcher Fei Yan carried out and what articles he read prior to his insider trading.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/14/mit-researcher-googled-insider-trading-before-committing-fraud.html

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Can You Build a $500 Gaming PC to Match the Xbox One X?

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Can you build a PC — or upgrade one — to match the Xbox One X’s capabilities? It’s going to depend on what hardware you have already, but we step through the options and what’s available today.

The post Can You Build a $500 Gaming PC to Match the Xbox One X? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/251081-build-500-gaming-pc-xbox-one-x?source=Computing

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Tech Q&A: Card skimmers, government internet credits, watching kids' phones and more

ATM and credit card skimmers freak me out! What do they look like? How do you know if you are using a bad one?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/04/tech-q-card-skimmers-government-internet-credits-watching-kids-phones-and-more.html

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The Subscription Economy's Maturation


A lot happens in a decade. Bill Gates once said that we overestimate what we can do in two years and underestimate what we can do in 10. 2017 is a particularly good time to stop paddling and look back at what’s been going on in the last decade. While we will all have our favorite memories, there’s one in CRM that stands out more than others for me. After all, 2007 was the year of the iPhone, as well as the year before everything in the financial world began going down in a big way. There was barely any social media to speak of.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84574.html?rss=1

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Google plans to track credit card spending so it knows when you are buying things in shops – as well as online

Google has revealed “intrusive” new plans to track what we are buying in shops.It will use credit and debit card information to prove that its online adverts can get shoppers to the till.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/google-plans-to-track-credit-card-spending-so-it-knows-when-are-buying-things-in-shops-as-well-as-online.html

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Area 51: Leaked video purports alien craft being tested at secret military base

A video from noted conspiracy theorists SecureTeam 10 describes what it calls “leaked” footage of an alien craft at Area 51 in Nevada.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/area-51-leaked-video-purports-alien-craft-being-tested-at-secret-military-base.html

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L2 vs. L3 cache: What’s the Difference?

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What is L2 cache? What is L3 cache? What is the major difference between the two? All your cache questions have been answered.

The post L2 vs. L3 cache: What’s the Difference? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/55662-top-tip-difference-between-l2-and-l3-cache?source=Computing

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