First Look Roundup: Apple iMac Pro

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Apple’s 8-core and 10-core iMac Pros are available for order as of today, with 14-core and 18-core variants on the way. Early coverage is shaping up well, though there are some caveats.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260590-rounding-early-impressions-apples-new-mac-pro?source=Computing

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Robot security guard freaks out homeless people … and neighbors

The robot was put into place to try and deal with the number of needles, car break-ins and other crimes that have reportedly come from a nearby encampment of homeless people.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/13/robot-security-guard-freaks-out-homeless-people-and-neighbors.html

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Steve Wozniak, other tech pioneers, blast FCC's net neutrality repeal

Steve Wozniak and other tech pioneers are trolling the FCC’s efforts to end net neutrality with a new letter that says, “You don’t understand how the internet works.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/12/steve-wozniak-other-tech-pioneers-blast-fccs-net-neutrality-repeal.html

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Video purportedly shows diver's terrifying encounter with great white shark

A video that purportedly shows a diver’s terrifying encounter with a massive great white shark has gone viral.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/12/video-purportedly-shows-divers-terrifying-encounter-with-great-white-shark.html

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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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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260267-460-hp-laptop-models-shipped-keylogger?source=Computing

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New YouTube music service launching in March, report says

Not content with just dominating online video, YouTube wants a piece of the music subscription business and is apparently preparing to launch a YouTube-branded service in March 2018.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/08/new-youtube-music-service-launching-in-march-report-says.html

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Can you go to jail for using an emoji?

Nearly everyone is familiar with emoji, those popular icons that appear in text messages, emails and social media platforms. Emoji are often used as lighthearted adjuncts to text, or to soften the blow of a message.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/06/can-go-to-jail-for-using-emoji.html

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New ARM Always Connected Windows PCs Debut, AMD Ryzen On the Way

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MIcrosoft’s first Windows on ARM machines have debuted, with a claimed 20-22 hours of battery life, all powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259991-new-arm-always-connected-windows-pcs-debut?source=Computing

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Dell Now Shipping Laptops With Intel’s Management Engine Disabled

Dell is now selling laptops with Intel’s Management Engine disabled, following Linux laptop vendors in doing so. It’s the first major OEM to disable the security solution after Intel’s Nov 22 bug disclosures.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259879-dell-now-shipping-laptops-intels-management-engine-disabled?source=Computing

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How Facebook is stopping ISIS and Al Qaeda from posting extremist content

Facebook is using artificial intelligence to help with a number of different issues, the latest being spotting posts of people who may be suicidal in an effort to prevent them from doing harm.The company is also using machine learning and other automated techniques to help spot and delete terrorist-related content from ISIS and Al Qaeda, with the company claiming 99 percent of content it removes is detected before it is spotted by users.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/04/how-facebook-is-stopping-isis-and-al-qaeda-from-posting-extremist-content.html

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Google Unveils AI-Powered Camera Kit for Raspberry Pi

Google has announced a new AIY hardware project to help you experiment with computer vision and object recognition.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/259810-google-unveils-ai-powered-camera-kit-raspberry-pi?source=Computing

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Samsung Begins Mass Production of 2nd Generation 10nm LPP Process Node

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Samsung’s second-generation 10nm node, 10nm LPP, is now ready for mass production, with further performance and power consumption improvements over its older technology, 10nm LPE.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259703-samsung-announces-mass-production-2nd-generation-10nm-lpp-process-node?source=Computing

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MacOS High Sierra 'root' bug makes hacking it easy

Mac computers with High Sierra installed (MacOS 10.13.1 or higher) have a serious bug that can let anyone gain root access to the system without a password.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/29/macos-high-sierra-root-bug-makes-hacking-it-easy.html

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Microsoft Office Apps Come to All Chromebooks

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Google’s Chrome OS-based computers debuted in 2011 with a very limited feature set, but they’ve exploded in popularity as functionality improved. There are still a few pain points for those who want to move over to Chromebooks (See on Amazon). For example, a lack of Microsoft Office apps on many devices. That’s not a problem anymore,…

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Apple is finally solving its iPhone X problem

If you’re interested in Apple’s iPhone X, but have been annoyed with Apple’s shipping delays the last time you considered placing an order, reported improvements in iPhone X production have already started to shorten the smartphone’s delivery times.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/27/apple-is-finally-solving-its-iphone-x-problem.html

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Samsung’s Z-SSD Uses New NAND Design, Threatens Intel’s Optane

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Samsung is firing back at Intel with a potent new SSD, but will it stand toe-to-toe with Intel’s newer 3D XPoint technology?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259295-samsungs-z-ssd-uses-new-nand-design-threatens-intels-optane?source=Computing

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Cray ARMs its Supercomputers for War, HPC Workloads

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The venerable supercomputer manufacturer announced it’s partnering with Cavium to build supercomputers featuring the ThunderX2 CPU.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258973-cray-arms-supercomputers-war-hpc-workloads?source=Computing

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