AMD’s New Ryzen Mobile APUs Promise Much Higher Performance, Better Battery Life

AMD announced its new Ryzen Mobile APUs today, kicking off what’s arguably its most important refresh of 2017. Over the past decade, laptops have accounted for a steadily growing percentage of the total PC market. At the same time, however, AMD was forced to fight a defensive rear-guard action with a CPU design that was…

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iPhone 8's five best (and most likely) features

Here are five of the hottest expected features for what’s generally referred to as the “iPhone 8” or “10th Anniversary iPhone” or, more recently, the “iPhone Pro.”

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Scientists issue dire warning about tomb of Jesus

Few places are more holy to Christians than what’s thought to be Christ’s tomb in Jerusalem, but scientists are now warning that there’s a “very real risk” of collapse at the site.

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Trump Hauls Out Google Conspiracy Theory for Another Airing


Perhaps still reeling from what’s widely viewed as the bruising he took in a debate watched by more than 80 million people on TV earlier this week — countless more online — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday opened a campaign rally with a previously discredited attack. Trump began his speech at the Waukesha, Wisconsin, event by touting an online Google poll that showed him up two points nationwide — but then followed that by saying Google’s search engine was biased in favor of his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.

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Defense IT Contract Rekindles Pricing Complaints


What’s not to like about the U.S. government offering information technology vendors $17.5 billion for products and services? The opportunity is attractive, and many vendors have expressed interest in a U.S. Department of Defense contract that covers the acquisition of a broad range of IT capabilities. Offered through the Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, a request for proposals for the Encore III contract was issued in March. Bids were accepted through late April.

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Daily Mail Joins Yahoo Bidding Queue


The parent company of British tabloid the Daily Mail apparently has entered what’s shaping up as frenzied round robin bidding war for Yahoo, a firm that long has worn the mantle of a technology relic incapable of exciting interest. The Daily Mail & General Trust on Monday confirmed a report that it has approached private equity companies on a possible joint bid for the firm. Yahoo reportedly has held discussions with Verizon, IAC/Interactive Corp. and CBS Corp., according to the report, but has not yet sat down with Daily Mail executives.

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Samsung's going to make Six Flags roller coasters even more terrifying using the Gear VR

What’s missing from roller coasters that have silly names like Space Flight, or Tornado?

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American Sniper widow Taya Kyle: How I outshot the NRA champ

What’s the secret behind a novice outshooting an NRA world champion? American Sniper widow Taya Kyle told FoxNews.com how she achieved such a remarkable feat recently. Kyle was pitted against NRA World Shooting Champion Bruce Piatt in the inaugural American Sniper Shootout Saturday.

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iOS9 is the target of the biggest bug bounty ever: $1 million

An enormous new challenge has been set for the information security community, what’s known as a “bug-bounty” — a cash reward in return for the discovery of vulnerabilities.

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