Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Leaves Up to 30GB in Installation Files

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he new OS version isn’t a radical change from the previous Creators Update, but it does introduce some new features and improvements to Edge, OneDrive, GPU monitoring–and, apparently, up to 30GB of install data that it leaves behind.

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5 phishing scams you need to be aware of

Phishing uses the name of a trusted entity – often financial institutions – to get sensitive personal information such as passwords and credit card details via bogus email or texts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/20/5-phishing-scams-need-to-be-aware.html

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This 'inflatable space yacht' could be orbiting the Moon by 2022

Las Vegas-based Bigelow already has one of its inflatable space habitats attached to the space station. Now it wants to send one to the moon to aid astronaut training and act as a base for missions far beyond.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/20/this-inflatable-space-yacht-could-be-orbiting-moon-by-2022.html

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Google's artificial intelligence computer 'no longer constrained by limits of human knowledge'

The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring “intuition” has become even smarter, its creators claim.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/20/googles-artificial-intelligence-computer-no-longer-constrained-by-limits-human-knowledge.html

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Kids under 8 watch less TV, spend more time on mobile devices, study finds

The amount of time children under eight years old spend on mobile devices has more than tripled over the past four years, a new study has found.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/20/kids-under-8-watch-less-tv-spend-more-time-on-mobile-devices-study-finds.html

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Artificial Intelligence vs. Echo's Eavesdropping and Google's Home Invasion


There’s a lot of excitement about all the new artificial intelligence technology hitting the market — like Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home smart speakers, among many other products. However, there’s also growing concern over how these devices may invade our privacy. These AI devices are designed for use throughout our homes — and despite the companies’ assurances to the contrary, some people worry that they could be listening to every word we utter. Granted, they have to listen when we want them to give us answers or carry out tasks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84895.html?rss=1

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Is USB-C Chasing an Unachievable Goal?

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USB-C sells a dream of uniting every cable standard and protocol over a single cable, but so far the fairy tale hasn’t stood up to cold reality.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257684-usb-c-chasing-unachievable-goal?source=Computing

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Will combat vehicles use urine for fuel?

A team of Army researchers did not set out to prove that human pee could fuel U.S. military vehicles and bases in the future – but their unexpected urine discovery could transform how the armed forces get energy in the field.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/19/will-combat-vehicles-use-urine-for-fuel.html

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Microsoft: ARM-Based Windows Laptops Will Have Amazing Battery Life

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Microsoft is crowing that its upcoming ARM laptops will offer multi-day battery life. And while they well may do that, there’s reason to withhold judgment until we know how they compare with existing x86 products.

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5 weird and wonderful products powered by AI

AI is hot right now. Amazon Alexa is a powerful AI assistant, and our cars are becoming more and more adaptable to traffic (and other cars). Yet, some of the most interesting innovations in AI might not capture as much attention. An all-terrain patrol bot? How about a trash bin that can sort pop cans for you? And, an autonomous patio shade that learns how to adjust itself.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/19/5-weird-and-wonderful-products-powered-by-ai.html

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Accenture, SAP Plot One CX Platform for All


Accenture Interactive and SAP Hybris have partnered to create a new platform that will let users build and curate end-to-end contextual, personalized customer experiences — from marketing, e-commerce and offline shopping to customer service and loyalty management. The joint platform will target B2C and B2B firms in retail, telecommunications and resources. “Personalized experiences for customers across all aspects of their interaction with a company are a big challenge for many companies,” said Nucleus Research analyst Rebecca Wettemann.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84893.html?rss=1

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New Tools Offer Wholesale Distributors Fast Track to E-Commerce


Epicor this week released Epicor Commerce Connect, a cloud-based application designed to help wholesale distributors quickly deploy e-commerce sites that will automate many of the functions to move product to their customers. The Commerce Connect software is now available for Epicor Eclipse, a cloud-based platform geared toward helping companies deploy rich B2B and B2C solutions to drive efficiencies along their distribution chain. “Today e-commerce is more than adding an online store to a website,” said VP Sanjay Kumar.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84892.html?rss=1

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Gartner Predicts PC Industry Will Grow, but Only One Part of It

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After declining for the past six years, the PC market might finally start to grow again in 2018 and 2019, but certain categories fare much better than others.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257655-gartner-predicts-pc-industry-will-grow?source=Computing

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Google developed its own mobile chip to help smartphones take better photos

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There’s a lot going on under the hood of your smartphone camera every time you push the button

The Google Pixel 2 does a lot of processing work on each photo as part of its HDR+ platform.

The original article can be found here: https://www.popsci.com/google-pixel-visual-core-smartphone-chip?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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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.

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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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