Windows 10 found talking to remote servers despite privacy settings

Although most of the traffic appears to be innocuous, Windows 10 is still communicating with Microsoft servers even when many data privacy settings are on, a report observed on Thursday.

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EFF Launches Write-to-Congress Tool


Email has made communicating with elected officials easy, but a new tool from the Electronic Frontier Foundation is going to make it easier yet. Democracy.io allows you to send an electronic missive to your U.S. representative and senators with a minimum of clicks. Typically, you’d have to go to your legislators’ websites separately to make your views known. When you land at Democracy.io, a form appears for you to enter your home address. The EFF’s tool will use that information to look up the names of your three congresspersons.

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How Microsoft's Machine Learning Is Breaking The Global Language Barrier

Earlier this week, roughly 50,000 Skype users woke up to a new way of communicating over the Web-based phone- and video-calling platform, a feature that could’ve been pulled straight out of Star Trek. The new function, called Skype Translator, translates voice calls between different languages in realtime, turning English to Spanish and Spanish back into English on the fly. Skype plans to incrementally add support for more than 40 languages, promising nothing short of a universal translator for desktops and mobile devices.

The product of more than a decade of dedicated research and…

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