Nokia, Apple exploring health tech partnership after patent fight

Apple and Nokia have ended their patent fight and said they’re planning to explore ‘future collaboration in digital health initiatives.’

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/23/nokia-apple-exploring-health-tech-partnership-after-patent-fight.html

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Amazon Drops Wells Fargo Student Loan Program Like Hot Potato


Amazon and Wells Fargo Education Financial Services this week suddenly ended a partnership to offer low-cost loans to college students, less than six weeks after announcing the program. Wells Fargo, the largest lender of private student loans among all U.S. commercial banks, had offered a 0.50 percent discount to Amazon Prime Student customers under the partnership. They were eligible for an additional 0.25 percent rate reduction if they enrolled in the bank’s automatic monthly loan repayment plan.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83884.html?rss=1

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PSA: Windows 7 and 8 keys apparently still work for free Windows 10 upgrades

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Microsoft’s free upgrade period for Windows 10 may have officially ended, but the OS is still unofficially available (legally) through several channels.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/232972-psa-windows-7-and-8-keys-apparently-still-work-for-free-windows-10-upgrades

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First Japanese VR porn festival ends prematurely, due to overcrowding

Japan’s first VR porn festival ended not with a bang but with a whimper. Attendees mobbed the exterior of the expo — far too many in fact — persuading the organizers to shut it down before even a fraction of them had entered.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/05/first-japanese-vr-porn-festival-ends-prematurely-due-to-overcrowding.html

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ACLU Finds Widespread Use of All Writs Act to Compel Cooperation


Days after the FBI found a workaround that ended the epic legal battle to compel Apple’s cooperation in unlocking an encrypted iPhone, the American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday announced that it had identified dozens of other criminal cases in which the government has made similar requests — both of Apple and of Google. The government has used the All Writs Act to compel a phone manufacturer to hand over data to law enforcement in a total of 63 cases, the ACLU report shows.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83307.html?rss=1

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Apple intervenes in Radio Shack sale in effort to protect customer data

Bidding for the RadioShack brand and customer data has ended, but not before Apple weighed in on the proceedings, saying that information collected during the sale of its own products should be left out of the deal.



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How to uninstall Lenovo’s Superfish malware and re-secure your system

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If you bought a consumer Lenovo laptop in the past six to eight months, you may have ended up with an unwelcome addition. Here’s how to kill the Superfish malware — and prevent it from hijacking your browser sessions or exposing your private data.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/199565-how-to-uninstall-lenovos-superfish-malware-and-re-secure-your-system

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Finally: A browser add-on that lets you copy and paste text out of images and memes

Project Naptha, detecting text in the doge meme
Have you ever ended up on one of those awful websites where the text is saved as an image, preventing you from selecting or copying it? Or maybe you want to share the text from a comic, screenshot, or meme without painstakingly transcribing it? Now, with the Project Naptha browser extension, you can use your mouse to select the rasterized text from any image that you find on the web, and then paste that text elsewhere. You can also select the text and translate it into another language, or attempt to remove the text entirely,

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/181157-finally-a-browser-add-on-that-lets-you-copy-and-paste-text-out-of-images-and-memes

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