Valerie Plame Wilson reportedly fundraising to buy Twitter to ban Trump from platform

A former CIA operative is trying to boot the president off of social media for good.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/23/valerie-plame-wilson-reportedly-fundraising-to-buy-twitter-to-ban-trump-from-platform.html

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Apple’s Bootcamp audio driver can permanently damage the speakers on the new MacBook Pro

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A bad driver in Apple’s Boot Camp software can permanently damage the speakers on a new MacBook Pro running Windows 10. Apple has pushed a new driver to Boot Camp, so make certain you’ve got the latest updates before installing the OS, and update your audio driver if you installed Windows 10 before last week.

The post Apple’s Bootcamp audio driver can permanently damage the speakers on the new MacBook Pro appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/240309-apples-bootcamp-audio-driver-can-permanently-damage-speakers-new-macbook-pro?source=Computing

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Microsoft leaks Secure Boot credentials, shows why backdoor ‘golden keys’ can’t work

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Microsoft accidentally shipped a security policy that destroys its own Secure Boot system — and demonstrates in the process why security that relies on so-called “golden keys” can never work.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/233400-microsoft-leaks-secure-boot-credentials-demonstrates-why-backdoor-golden-keys-cant-work

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Windows 10 will keep spying on you no matter how hard you try to stop it

When you boot up Windows 10 for the very first time, you have the option to customize several settings related to the collection of data from Microsoft’s servers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/10/windows-10-will-keep-spying-on-no-matter-how-hard-try-to-stop-it.html

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Amazon Firing Spree Follows Fire Phone Flop


Amazon reportedly has given the boot to dozens of engineers who worked on its ill-fated Fire Phone. The purged staffers worked at Lab126, Amazon’s secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware development center. Amazon also scaled back or killed off several other Lab126 projects, including a large-screen tablet, according to the report, and it reorganized the center to combine two hardware units into one. Investors apparently like the move — Amazon’s stock rose by 3.51 percent on Thursday, closing the day at $518.37.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82427.html?rss=1

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Apple's Boot Camp drops support for Windows 7 with latest MacBook models

Apple has dropped Boot Camp support for installations of Windows 7 on the recently refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lineup, meaning users will have to switch to third-party virtualization software, upgrade to Windows 8 or wait for Microsoft to release Windows 10.



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Linux’s worst-case scenario: Windows 10 makes Secure Boot mandatory, locks out other operating systems

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With Windows 10, Microsoft will mandate Secure Boot — and the ability to turn the feature off has gone from mandatory to optional. This could cripple the ability to install any other OS on OEM hardware.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/201722-linuxs-worst-case-scenario-microsoft-makes-secure-boot-mandatory-locks-out-other-operating-systems

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AMD slashes GPU prices, but can the company’s margins take the loss?

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AMD has slashed prices on the R9 290 and R9 290X family, and nudged the R9 285 and R9 280X to boot. The move is great for gamers, but it does put pressure on AMD’s margins.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/191650-amd-slashes-gpu-prices-but-can-the-companys-margins-take-the-loss

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