Tech Q&A: Recovering from Equifax, improving passwords, throwing Google off your scent and more

With the Equifax breach, I am worried that hackers can steal money from my bank account. What can I do?

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Intel May Deploy AVX-512 in Upcoming 10nm Cannon Lake CPUs

Intel is bringing its AVX-512 instruction set to desktop CPUs with its upcoming Cannon Lake CPUs, but AVX-512 is a good deal more complex than previous SIMD sets, and its capabilities are distributed across a wider range of products.

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Hands On With Adobe Lightroom CC, New Photoshop

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Adobe has not only upped the ante with new features in Lightroom and Photoshop, but has introduced an entire new cloud-first version of Lightroom for those for whom cross-platform editing is more important than sheer features.

The post Hands On With Adobe Lightroom CC, New Photoshop appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257427-adobe-lightroom-goes-cloud-first-photoshop?source=Computing

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Intel Announces ‘Nervana’ Neural Network Processor

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The Nervana NNP is designed from the ground up with this type of computing in mind.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality Support

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Windows 10’s Fall Creators Update is now available, with a range of improvements and additional features.

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Microsoft Introduces Surface Book 2 With GTX 1050, 1060 Options

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Microsoft has introduced a new version of its Surface Book 2, with more powerful GPUs and new Intel processors.

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Drone hits passenger jet in Canada, the first time it's happened

A passenger jet in Quebec City collided with a drone, the first incident of its kind in Canada and one that prompted a message from the Canadian government reiterating drone flying rules.

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This Raspberry Pi Laptop Lets You Peek Inside to See the Components

The new pi-top laptop is a Raspberry Pi-based system with an eight-hour battery, 1080p display, and an interesting slide-out keyboard that allows direct access to the RBP board beneath.

The post This Raspberry Pi Laptop Lets You Peek Inside to See the Components appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Salesforce Reshuffles SaaS, PaaS in Internet of Things and AI


It can be a full-time job trying to keep up with Salesforce’s newest cloud offerings and messaging. However, it is always worth the effort, because the company’s pronouncements are often early bellwethers of the future direction of the software industry. This has become particularly true with respect to the company’s evolving efforts to penetrate and gain a prominent position in the artificial intelligence and Internet of Things markets. Salesforce’s most recent moves also could be a key indicator of the rapidly changing competitive landscape.

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AUSA 2017: 4 amazing land vehicles at this year's show

Armored vehicles with laser weapons, silent motorcycles that can run on jet fuel, self-driving ATVs and futuristic Chevy trucks – there were a lot of eye-popping vehicles in the nation’s capital this week.

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This net makes US special operations vehicles 'disappear'

Ultra-high tech merges with an old-school concealment classic to make U.S. special operations forces vehicles vanish before the eyes of an enemy.

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AUSA 2017: This net makes US special operations vehicles 'disappear'

Ultra-high tech merges with an old-school concealment classic to make U.S. special operations forces vehicles vanish before the eyes of an enemy.

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Report: Russian agents bought Google ads during US election

Google has discovered evidence that Russian operatives purchased ads on its services to meddle with the 2016 US presidential election, according to a new report.

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HPE Gave Russia Deep Dive Into Security Software Used by Pentagon


Hewlett Packard Enterprise reportedly has allowed experts working with Russia to review the source code of cybersecurity software that is used by the U.S. Defense Department. The Pentagon uses HPE’s ArcSight software to protect sensitive computer networks. The review of its code was conducted by Russian firm Echelon on behalf of a Russian defense agency that deals with cybersecurity issues. “All testing was done in HPE controlled sites and entirely under the supervision of HPE’s cybersecurity specialists,” HPE said.

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HP Enterprise Shared Pentagon’s Cyberdefense Source Code With Russia

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Hewlett Packard has acknowledged sharing cybersecurity source code with the Russians as part of a product evaluation. While not unusual, it raises serious questions about how best to secure systems the US depends on.

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Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask

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In the latest update of market share, Windows 10 appears to be closing the gap with Windows 7. However, Microsoft says it caught up earlier this year. So, what’s going on?

The post Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256856-windows-10-overtaken-windows-7-yet-depends-ask?source=Computing

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Building a NASA-Themed Mechanical Keyboard

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My obsession with custom mechanical keyboards is well-established at this point. I don’t technically need more keyboards. So, if I’m going to add to my collection, I want to make sure it’s something distinctive and cool.

The post Building a NASA-Themed Mechanical Keyboard appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256661-building-nasa-themed-mechanical-keyboard?source=Computing

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How important is Amazon's NFL deal for Amazon and the future of the league?

Amazon is set to begin hosting the first of its 10 Thursday Night Football games with tonight’s match-up between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears. As consumers continue to be faced with a deluge of content options and cord-cutting becomes more popular, it remains to be seen whether consumers will fork out an extra $99 per year for something they can already get for free.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/28/how-important-is-amazons-nfl-deal-for-amazon-and-future-league.html

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Intel’s Upcoming Coffee Lake Z370 Motherboards Aren’t Backwards Compatible

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Intel’s new Coffee Lake CPUs are on their way, but you won’t be able to use them with current Kaby Lake or Skylake CPUs.

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Apple iPhone X production woe sparked by a parts imbalance

BEIJING—Apple Inc. has hit another production snag on its new iPhone X, say people familiar with the situation—this time over a pair of components dubbed Romeo and Juliet.

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