Apple’s iMac Pro May Include Full A10 SoC, Could Put ARM in the Driver Seat

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Apple’s upcoming iMac Pro workstation may add support for always-on Siri while using ARM’s TrustZone technology and its own A10 SoC to boot and secure the system.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259319-apples-imac-pro-may-include-full-a10-soc-put-arm-driver-seat?source=Computing

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Seagate Unveils Massive 12TB BarraCuda Pro Desktop, IronWolf NAS Hard Drives

Seagate announced new 12TB drives for consumer and professional backup markets today. While they aren’t quite as large as the 14TB drives Western Digital announced last week, these drives will be sold to individuals and businesses rather than reserved for enterprise deployments.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257182-seagate-announces-new-12tb-barracuda-pro-desktop-ironwolf-nas-hard-drives?source=Computing

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A Farewell to AIM: AOL Instant Messenger Shutting Down in December

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After 20 years of operation, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), is finally shutting down. While it hasn’t been popular in years, the service once dominated instant messaging and shaped the clients and products that would follow.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/257119-farewell-aim-aol-instant-messenger-shutting-december?source=Computing

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Nikon D850 Field-Tested: Possibly the Best DSLR Ever

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While the Nikon D850 is not the fastest, or the highest-resolution, DSLR ever made, its combination of solid performance and stunning image quality makes it one of the best ever. I’ve been shooting with one since the day it came out, and so far I’m very pleased.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/255853-nikon-d850-field-tested-possibly-best-dslr-ever?source=Computing

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This artificial intelligence can tell when you're texting and driving

Texting while driving is an incredibly irresponsible, potentially dangerous thing to engage in. Researchers from Canadas University of Waterloo think that AI-equipped cameras could be the answer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/12/this-artificial-intelligence-can-tell-when-youre-texting-and-driving.html

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Google employee's anti-diversity manifesto prompts torrent of responses, sparks wider debate

An anonymous note accusing Google of embracing diversity while chilling intellectual freedom has unleashed a flood of divergent opinions and proven not everyone inside the tech giant toes the company line.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/07/google-employees-anti-diversity-manifesto-prompts-torrent-responses-sparks-wider-debate.html

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Microsoft Makes Windows 10 Creators Update Available to All

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Microsoft is making the Creators Update available to all qualifying machines, while simultaneously reorganizing how it delivers updates across the Windows and Office ecosystems.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253256-microsoft-makes-windows-10s-creators-update-fully-available-simplifies-update-cadence?source=Computing

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Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk trade jabs over artificial intelligence

The Facebook CEO think’s Musk’s warnings about AI are ‘irresponsible,’ while the SpaceX and Tesla CEO says Zuckerberg’s ‘understanding of the subject is limited.’

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/25/mark-zuckerberg-elon-musk-trade-jabs-over-artificial-intelligence.html

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Microsoft’s Next HoloLens Will Contain an AI Coprocessor

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Microsoft’s next-generation HPU is going to pack an AI coprocessor for creating deep neural networks, all while remaining a discrete, battery-powered device.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252998-microsoft-second-generation-hololens-ai-coprocessor?source=Computing

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First photo of extension cord that killed teen who died taking a bath while using cellphone

A teen in New Mexico was electrocuted while using her cell phone that was charging through an extension cord in the bathtub, police said.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/17/first-photo-extension-cord-that-killed-teen-who-died-taking-bath-while-using-cellphone.html

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Raspberry Pi Competitor Rock64 Debuts With Lower Price, 4K HDR

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There’s a new competitor for the Raspberry Pi in the tiny-computer-that-can-actually-do-things category. While the SoCs are similar, the Rock64 does include support for updated peripherals.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252053-pine64-debuts-new-raspberry-pi-competitor-4gb-ram-claims-4k-hdr10-support?source=Computing

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Best Laptops for Video Editing

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While dedicated workstations are still the most efficient machines for video production, it’s now quite common for editors to use laptops to get work done; here are the best ones to buy.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/167156-the-best-laptops-for-video-editing?source=Computing

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Skylake-X Packs a Punch, but It’s Not Intel’s Best Gaming CPU

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While the overall performance level of the new CPUs looks fairly solid, there’s one important thing to keep in mind for gaming.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/251226-intels-skylake-x-platform-packs-punch-not-intels-best-gaming-cpu?source=Computing

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The [xxx] Economy


While sitting in the audience at Zuora’s recent Subscribed event, I couldn’t help contemplate the meaning and progress of what was once a set of words that didn’t roll off the tongue. I am talking about the “subscription economy” — and it’s really something. The data coming in from a variety of sources shows how rapidly subscriptions have become a big part of our lives, and why not? As I am fond of saying, subscriptions have become the way to commoditize technology and other things so that they can spread to the largest markets possible.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84587.html?rss=1

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