iTunes Is Coming to the Windows Store, but Still No Non-Edge Browsers

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Microsoft announced yesterday that iTunes will come to the Windows Store with Windows 10 S, but don’t hold your breath waiting for Chrome or Firefox.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249213-itunes-way-windows-10-store-non-edge-browsers-still-not-happening?source=Computing

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Apple says CIA's arsenal of iPhone and Mac exploits is outdated

Yesterday morning, Wikileaks released a treasure trove of documents detailing the arsenal of software tools the CIA uses to hack into targeted iPhones and Macs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/24/apple-says-cias-arsenal-iphone-and-mac-exploits-is-outdated.html

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Apple responds to CIA iPhone exploits uncovered in new WikiLeaks data dump

WikiLeaks yesterday published an absolute treasure trove of data detailing how the CIA utilizes specialized software and hacking tools to successfully infiltrate, spy on, and in some instances remotely control a vast array of hardware, a list that includes smartphones, web servers, routers and even TVs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/08/apple-responds-to-cia-iphone-exploits-uncovered-in-new-wikileaks-data-dump.html

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Microsoft has stopped selling Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8.1

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As of yesterday, Microsoft has stopped selling Windows 7 or 8.1 to OEMs for pre-installation. If you want a copy of either OS, you’ll have to pick up dwindling stock of either the retail versions or an older pre-built system.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/238710-microsoft-stopped-selling-windows-7-professional-windows-8-1?source=Computing

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Apple unveils new MacBook Pros, but skips the iMac and Mac Pro

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Apple refreshed its MacBook Pro products yesterday, shifted the positioning of its older MacBook Pro SKUs, and introduced new hardware featuring AMD’s Polaris GPU. The Mac Pro, however, is still stuck on 3.5 year-old chips.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/238482-apple-unveils-partial-notebook-refreshes-skips-mac-pro?source=Computing

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Microsoft unveils new Core i7 Surface Book, all-in-one Surface Studio PC

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Microsoft announced multiple new Surface products yesterday, including the innovative Surface Studio and the updated Surface Book. The company’s hardware efforts have been plagued by bugs, errata, and issues — will this be the launch that finally goes smoothly?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/238309-microsoft-unveils-new-core-i7-surface-book-one-surface-studio-pc?source=Computing

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Oracle loses massive fair use case against Google, Android

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Oracle lost its case against Google and Google’s use of Java in Android yesterday. A jury found that Google’s use of Java APIs in Android was considered fair use, despite Oracle’s claims to the contrary.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229249-oracle-loses-massive-fair-use-case-against-google-android

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ARM announces new Artemis CPU core, first 10nm test chip, built at TSMC

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ARM and TSMC announced a significant step forward for 10nm manufacturing yesterday, with news of a 10nm test device. Full-scale 10nm production, however, is still at least a year away — and the early feedback from TSMC suggests this may be a short-lived node.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/228806-arm-announces-new-artemis-cpu-core-first-10nm-test-chip-built-at-tsmc

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AMD announces x86 licensing deal, $293 million joint venture to build servers for China

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AMD announced a new $293 million joint venture with a Chinese organization yesterday, with potentially significant ramifications for the company’s long-term earnings. Zen, Polaris, and other next-generation products remain on-track.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/227059-amd-announces-new-293-million-joint-venture-to-build-servers-for-the-chinese-market

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Microsoft yanks new AI Twitter bot after it begins spreading Nazi propaganda

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Yesterday, Microsoft launched a new, innocent chat bot to learn about the world via social media. The experiment lasted less than 24 hours.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/225506-microsoft-yanks-new-ai-twitter-bot-after-it-begins-spreading-nazi-propaganda

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Apple TV Update Brings Much-Needed Face-Lift to 4th-Generation Model

Although the iPhone SE was the star of Apple’s somewhat underwhelming press conference yesterday, there was also news for anyone who owns or is thinking of buying an Apple TV 4 (4th generation) s…

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/22/apple-tv-update-brings-much-needed-face-lift-to-4th-generation-model.html

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Nvidia fixes G-Sync refresh rate bug, adds VR SLI support to OpenGL

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Nvidia launched its updated 361.43 drivers yesterday, with a bug fix for high-refresh rate monitors and new VR support for SLI in OpenGL.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/219876-nvidia-fixes-g-sync-refresh-rate-bug-adds-vr-sli-support-to-opengl

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iPad Pro review roundup: Great hardware, tricky use-case

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Yesterday, we covered Tim Cook’s claim that the iPad Pro could easily replace laptops, to the point that most people wouldn’t even need a computer. Early reviews of the iPad Pro are in, and while they point to a very strong device, they don’t entirely affirm Cook’s views.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/217908-ipad-pro-review-roundup-great-hardware-tricky-use-case

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Facebook reveals its plan to dethrone YouTube

Facebook yesterday revealed its new multi-pronged plan for online video domination. While YouTube remains the current and undisputed king of online video, the ubiquitous social network is making a number of important moves that should have folks at Google just a tad bit worried.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/15/facebook-reveals-its-plan-to-dethrone-youtube.html

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Someone keeps attacking the West Coast's Internet

Internet service from northern California to as far north as Seattle was disrupted yesterday after what the FBI says is just the latest in a yearlong series of attacks on the Internet’s physical infrastructure.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/01/someone-keeps-attacking-west-coast-internet/

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AMD Radeon Fury cards debut, from the tiny R9 Nano to the water-cooled R9 Fury X

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AMD announced multiple new GPUS yesterday, including upcoming dual-core models, a water-cooled single-GPU solution, and the tiny Radeon Nano — all of which promise dramatic performance and power consumption improvements over previous generation cards.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/208370-amd-radeon-fury-cards-debut-from-the-tiny-r9-nano-to-the-water-cooled-r9-fury-x

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