Thermaltake debuts new PCIe 3.0 extender, lets you show off your GPU in style

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Thermaltake has launched a new high-end PCI-Express capable of extending your GPU by up to three feet. Case modders and design enthusiasts take note.

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Facebook employees to get 20 days off for family bereavement

Facebook says it is extending its bereavement policies and will also allow employees paid time off when a family member is sick.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/07/facebook-employees-to-get-20-days-off-for-family-bereavement.html

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Facebook announces it will give $20M to Bay Area cities for affordable housing, job training

Facebook Inc. is extending a sizable olive branch to neighbors rankled by its plans to expand its campus and bring 6,500 new employees to the area, a move some locals fear will exacerbate a growing housing shortage.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/03/facebook-announces-it-will-give-20m-to-bay-area-cities-for-affordable-housing-job-training.html

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Tidal extends some free trials by 30 days so listeners can hear updated Kanye West album

Article Image In an unusual move, streaming music service Tidal is extending the free trials of some listeners by 30 days so they can hear the updated version of Kanye West’s rap album The Life of Pablo.

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FTC Issues Regulatory Warning on Big Data Use


The Federal Trade Commission is extending its regulatory reach to the e-commerce impact of big data. For years, the FTC has asserted vigorously its authority to apply consumer protection laws to emerging developments in the IT realm. Now it is signaling that it will apply that same vigor to big data under the regulatory authority it possesses through the FTC Act and other laws. It “will continue to monitor areas where big data practices” could violate those laws “and will bring enforcement actions where appropriate,” the FTC said in a report.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83004.html?rss=1

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Harley Davidson offers members of military free riding academy training

Harley-Davidson, long a big supporter of U.S. veterans, has announced that it is extending free training at its riding academy through next year for members of the military.

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Apple likely free of e-book antitrust monitor after 'rocky' two-year term

Article Image The U.S. Department of Justice has recommended against extending the term of Apple antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich after two years of oversight, citing satisfaction with the company’s new compliance program and willingness to meet mandated obligations.

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Sprint Goes Fishing for DirecTV Subscribers


Sprint last week announced it was celebrating the AT&T/DirecTV merger by extending a truly valuable offer to DirecTV customers. “The Sprint network is winning awards across the country for reliability and speed, and our customers have never been more satisfied,” crowed Sprint spokesperson Kristin Wallace. “We are simply giving DirecTV customers a compelling reason to experience Sprint.” Sprint’s one-time offer, which includes 2 GB of data per line, runs from Aug. 28 through Sept. 30.

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FCC votes in favor of allowing Lifeline low-income subsidies for Internet plans

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted 3 to 2 in favor of extending the U.S. government’s Lifeline program to offer subsidies for broadband Internet, and not just basic phone service.



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Waze for Apple's iOS adds Waze Places crowdsourced POI system

Social navigation app Waze on Monday added a new Waze Places point-of-interest feature, extending its crowdsourced data model from traffic information to data on business and other popular destinations.



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Samsung buys smart home startup SmartThings for $200M, expands 'internet of things' offerings

Apple rival Samsung on Thursday confirmed the purchase of SmartThings, extending the Korean company’s reach into the world of connected, app-controllable devices like lights, motion sensors, switches and locks.



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