Hackers Hid Malware in CCleaner for Nearly a Month

Malware has been detected within Piriform’s CCleaner, a popular registry cleaner and space recovery tool. The malware-infected package had been distributed for nearly a month.

The post Hackers Hid Malware in CCleaner for Nearly a Month appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256000-hackers-hid-malware-ccleaner-nearly-month?source=Computing

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China Will Reportedly Ban Personal VPNs by February 2018

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A new report claims China will kill the loopholes surrounding VPN usage within mainland China for good by February, banning the sale of all such capability to individual users.

The post China Will Reportedly Ban Personal VPNs by February 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/252174-china-will-reportedly-ban-personal-vpns-close-great-firewall-loophole-february?source=Computing

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Nearly 25 Percent of Windows Users Will Switch to Mac Within 6 Months: Survey

A new survey is claiming that up to 25 percent of the PC market could switch to Apple within the next 6-24 months, but data from independent analysis firms doesn’t back up that conclusion.

The post Nearly 25 Percent of Windows Users Will Switch to Mac Within 6 Months: Survey appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251869-survey-claims-25-windows-users-will-switch-mac-within-six-months?source=Computing

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Swiftpage CEO John Oechsle: Better Interactions Lead to More Transactions


“There are groups within companies that don’t want to interact with a full-blown CRM application,” said John Oechsle, president and CEO of Swiftpage. “They want it running in the background, but they want to access it based on the functions they want it to perform. These small purpose-built apps are going to continue to evolve. Also, people want to interact with software using voice interpretation and voice interaction. They don’t want to sit there and type. If I’m in my car or on a train or walking, I can interact with my software via voice.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84612.html?rss=1

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Elon Musk says artificial intelligence will beat humans at 'everything' by 2030

The performance of humans’ puny brains will be outmatched by computers within just 13 years, billionaire Elon Musk has claimed.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/07/elon-musk-says-artificial-intelligence-will-beat-humans-at-everything-by-2030.html

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A glitch nearly killed NASA's Curiosity rover after 6 months on Mars

The Mars rover Curiosity’s groundbreaking mission came within an hour of ending just six months after touchdown, according to a report that aired May 14 on the TV news show “60 Minutes.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/16/glitch-nearly-killed-nasas-curiosity-rover-after-6-months-on-mars.html

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Snapchat's Spectacles have already started to show up on eBay for crazy prices

Within hours of Snapchat’s new camera-equipped “Spectacles” going on sale from a single vending machine on Venice Beach on Thursday, some pairs of the video sunglasses started showing up on eBay. But the asking prices are crazy.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/11/snapchats-spectacles-have-already-started-to-show-up-on-ebay-for-crazy-prices.html

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Scout, NASA's new asteroid-tracking system, just passed an important test

An asteroid that passed within 310,000 miles of Earth Sunday night was discovered a few days ago by NASA’s new computer program, Scout.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/01/scout-nasas-new-asteroid-tracking-system-just-passed-important-test.html

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Microsoft slapped with class-action lawsuits over Windows 10 upgrade practices

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Microsoft is facing class-action lawsuits related to its Windows 10 upgrade practices — one from within the US, and one from Israel.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/232599-microsoft-slapped-with-class-action-lawsuits-over-windows-10-upgrade-practices

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Microsoft faces French fines over Windows 10 data collection

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The French have warned Microsoft to patch up its telemetry and data-gathering practices within three months or start paying fines. Many of the issues highlighted are problems US users have complained about, but it’s not clear what Microsoft intends to change.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/232178-microsoft-faces-french-fines-over-windows-10-data-collection

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HTC surges past Oculus, promises to ship all Vive orders within 72 hours

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HTC announced today that it will ship all Vive headsets within three days while Oculus own ship-dates are still stuck in the August timeframe. That’s a significant coup for HTC, even if its hardware is more expensive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/229734-htc-surges-past-oculus-promises-to-ship-all-vive-orders-within-72-hours

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Hands On With the LG G5 Smartphone

Thanks to competitive mimicry within the smartphone industry, many smartphones across leading brands now share the benefits of longer battery life, dazzling displays, better cameras, and other de…

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/21/hands-on-with-lg-g5-smartphone.html

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Apple's biggest Florida store coming to Brickell City Centre in Miami

Article Image Apple’s largest-ever Florida outlet will debut within Brickell City Centre, a new open-air shopping mall launching in Miami this fall, according to reports.

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