A Boston Dynamics robot fell off a stage and the audience loved it

People love it when a humanoid robot bites the dust, so enjoy the moment Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot took an unexpected tumble. The fall happened at a recent conference that was supposed to demonstrate the robot’s abilities.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/boston-dynamics-robot-fell-off-stage-and-audience-loved-it.html

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Nanorep CTO Amit Ben: Chatbots Should Be Useful, Not Human


“When you provide service, it can be either completely general, or contextual — which means it’s different for different demographics,” said Nanorep CTO Amit Ben. “Personalized service means that you get to the most fine-grained resolution possible. It’s self-service that can be catered and adjusted dynamically to each person experiencing that service. People really want to get the feeling that someone hears and understands their own personal problems.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84662.html?rss=1

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Scientists warn of 'biological annihilation,' say mass extinction event is currently happening on Earth

When you hear the term “mass extinction” you probably imagine something like the space rock that smacked Earth and led to the demise of the dinosaurs, but according to a new research paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, we’re currently experiencing an extinction event of our very own.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/12/scientists-warn-biological-annihilation-say-mass-extinction-event-is-currently-happening-on-earth.html

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Fisherman reels in hammerhead shark off Florida beach, drone video shows

A fisherman got one magnificent catch during the Fourth of July weekend when he reeled in a massive hammerhead shark off the Panama City Beach that was all captured in a drone video.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/03/fisherman-reels-in-hammerhead-shark-off-florida-beach-drone-video-shows.html

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7nm Semiconductor Tech to Arrive in 3 Stages: GlobalFoundries

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GlobalFoundries has released additional details about its upcoming 7nm process, including when it expects to introduce EUV and other critical upgrades. The next few years are going to be very interesting in the foundry world.

The post 7nm Semiconductor Tech to Arrive in 3 Stages: GlobalFoundries appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251654-globalfoundries-details-three-separate-generations-7nm-technology?source=Computing

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Savvy Marketers Don't Ditch the Non-Digital


A good motto for modern marketing would be, “When in doubt, check the data.” Perhaps an even better one would be, “When not in doubt, check the data to see if you should be.” There’s never been a time when we’ve had such an ability to compile, collate, analyze and understand marketing data. As businesses increase their abilities to collect data, to compare and correlate it from disparate sources, and to use analytical tools that are both more powerful and easier to use, marketers find themselves in a new and potentially disorienting position.

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Here's why astronauts baking bread in space is a big deal

When you think of the perks of becoming an astronaut, there’s plenty to list: you get to see the Earth from a perspective that only few have shared, you’re privy to new science discoveries before the public hears about them, and you get to be one of the few people who grew up to become something they wanted to be as a kid.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/13/heres-why-astronauts-baking-bread-in-space-is-big-deal.html

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Hovering Over Links Can Install New Malware

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Even when you think you’re being careful, clever online villains might still be able to hack you. Security firm Trend Micro says a new method of delivering malware has popped up that doesn’t require you to even click on anything.

The post Hovering Over Links Can Install New Malware appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250793-hovering-links-can-install-new-malware?source=Computing

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Intel Core i7-7740K Shatters Overclocking Records, Hits 7.5GHz Thanks to Liquid Helium

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Intel’s new Kaby Lake-X CPUs have shattered world overclocking records when tested on liquid helium.

The post Intel Core i7-7740K Shatters Overclocking Records, Hits 7.5GHz Thanks to Liquid Helium appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250622-intel-core-i7-7740k-shatters-overclocking-records-hits-7-5ghz-thanks-liquid-helium?source=Computing

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iOS 11 will bring drag and drop to the iPhone, too

When Apple spent north of two hours dissecting all the awesome new stuff on the way for its computers and mobile devices, it split the iOS 11 segment into two parts — one for iPhone and another for iPad.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/07/ios-11-will-bring-drag-and-drop-to-iphone-too.html

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PCs Shine Again, but for How Long?


Just when PCs looked to be dying a slow, painful death, they became interesting again. As expected, this week’s news coming from Computex in Taiwan is flush with new PCs and PC technologies, but is it enough to reinvigorate a market that has faced declining sales since 2011? The market peaked at just over 365 million units annually, and fell to 269 million units last year, according to Gartner. So, why all the excitement? The excitement is emerging from both the technology driving PCs and the applications leveraging the processing power of PCs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84576.html?rss=1

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