Google Street View will now let you wander about the International Space Station like you're an astronaut

A lot of people dream of being an astronaut but never make it. Fear not though — Google has your back.

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Facebook Launches 'Discover Growth' Global B2B Ad Campaign


Facebook on Wednesday launched “Discover Growth,” a global ad campaign targeting B2B marketers.
The 30-day U.S. ad campaign will run both on and off the Facebook platform. The on-platform campaign reportedly will consist of one ad per day on Facebook, Instagram and the Facebook Audience Network. The ads will be a mix of video lead and link ads, complete with relevant direct-response data and insights. “It’s Facebook’s first global B2B ad campaign to attract more buyers,” noted Constellation Research analyst Cindy Zhou.

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The British Museum publishes the first 3D scan of the Rosetta Stone online

The British Museum in London has published the first 3D scan of the Rosetta Stone online at Sketchfab, where its hieroglyphics are accompanied by the websites new sound support feature.

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Microsoft Closes US Surface Factory, Moves Production to China

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Microsoft is closing its Surface Hub manufacturing facility in Wilsonville, Oregon, barely two years after opening it. Instead of being manufactured in the US, future Surface Hubs will be built in China.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252743-microsoft-closes-us-surface-factory-moves-production-china?source=Computing

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Duped by Photoshop: People are Bad at spotting fake photos

Recently, a fake photo of a baby girl with a sparkly piercing in a dimple on her cheek went viral and incited outrage from many who assumed the photo was real.

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Drones become newest crime-fighting tool for police

Some local police departments have started using drones for investigations, and others are eyeing them to help officers protect lives and catch offenders.

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Intel’s Upcoming 12-Core CPU May Clock Well Below AMD’s Threadripper

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Intel’s upcoming 12-core chip is rumored to be coming in at a substantially lower clock compared with its 10-core Core i9-7900X or AMD’s Threadripper. If this proves true, it may be difficult for the Core i9-7920X to match the competition.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252730-intel-12-core-i9-cpu-rumored-clock-below-amd-threadripper?source=Computing

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FBI warns parents about the risks of using Internet-connected toys

Placing emphasis on protecting children, the FBI wants to make sure parents are researching the potential security risks of connecting smart toys to your home’s wireless network or mobile devices.

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Hundreds of NASA archive videos are being uploaded to YouTube

Recovered from the archives of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in Edwards, California, the footage covers decades of pivotal research and development undertaking by the agency and the Air Force.

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Samsung's Siri-killer is finally available on the Galaxy S8

Prior to the phone’s launch, Samsung promised to roll out Bixby’s voice capabilities in the US ‘later this spring.’ Now, the capability has finally arrived.

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Take a look at the USS Gerald R. Ford, America's new $13B aircraft carrier

The USS Gerald R. Ford is set to go into active duty on July 22, after concerns about its technology and costs have caused politicians to criticize the aircraft carrier’s new technology.

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Google wants to be more like Facebook as it rolls out its own news feed

Call it Facebook envy.After announcing the feed in its Google app in December last year, Google announced it is updating the feed, allowing them to follow certain topics, including world events, top news, sports highlights and more, using advanced machine learning.

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Unofficial World of Warcraft ‘Felmyst’ Server Revisits The Burning Crusade

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There’s a new private server launching for World of Warcraft, but this one isn’t focused on the classic game. Instead, it will attempt to emulate the first expansion released for WoW, The Burning Crusade.

The post Unofficial World of Warcraft ‘Felmyst’ Server Revisits The Burning Crusade appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/252692-new-world-warcraft-unofficial-felmyst-server-takes-players-back-burning-crusade?source=Computing

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Trump's Plan to Make Government IT Great


The American Technology Council, which President Donald Trump established this spring by executive order, has four years to rebuild the federal government’s information technology structure. A massive reboot of both hardware and software will be necessary to bring government computers up to modern standards. The effort will force many government agencies to shift years of floppy disk and other outdated storage technologies to current cloud storage systems, and to adopt big data and machine learning solutions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84681.html?rss=1

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MIT Research Could Make Neural Networks Portable

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Having a neural network locally on your mobile device could be hugely beneficial, and it may be possible thanks to research from a team at MIT.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/252689-mit-research-make-neural-networks-portable?source=Computing

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Afghan girls compete in robotics contest after finally arriving in US

The Afghan girls who originally were denied entry into the United States for a robotics contest made it to the competition in time — and received an award for courageous achievement.

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