3 ways to score big holiday discounts online

Surveys suggest that more than half of holiday shopping takes place online, and that figure grows every year. But as blissful as online shopping is, the internet is a sterile environment. Unlike your local shopping mall, you can’t land an online discount by asking for a deal or “knowing a guy.”

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5 Ways Etailers Can Make Online Shoppers Feel Safe

At least 145 million Americans — half the United States population — were impacted by a data breach at Equifax that netted thieves personal information such as names, addresses, birthdates, Social Security Numbers and driver’s license numbers. That pales in comparison to the earlier Yahoo breaches, which affected more than 1 billion accounts. However, those incidents may be just the tip of a very large iceberg, as reports of data breaches just keep on coming. “Consumer confidence is at an all-time low,” said Generali COO Paige Schaffer.

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UC San Diego scientists are building tiny nanobots to swim through your stomach

Nanoengineers at UC San Diego have developed tiny micromotor nanobots — around half the width of a human hair in size — capable of swimming through the body to distribute medication.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/16/uc-san-diego-scientists-are-building-tiny-nanobots-to-swim-through-your-stomach.html

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Revolutionary new ZERO1 football helmet may help NFL players reduce concussions

For more than half a century, football helmets have done a great job of preventing skull fractures, but they’ve been ineffective when it came to preventing concussions and protecting the brain. But now there’s a new helmet that’s been designed to protect not only the skull, but what’s inside it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/revolutionary-new-zero1-football-helmet-may-help-nfl-players-reduce-concussions.html

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Pilotless planes? No thanks, say more than half of travelers

Even if they were told the technology was perfectly safe, more than half of travelers still don’t like the idea of pilotless planes. Research shows that the industry has a big job to convince people it’ll be just fine.

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GlobalFoundries Announces Early 7nm Availability, Huge Gains Over 14nm FinFET

Silicon wafer

GlobalFoundries announced early 7nm availability, with volume shipments beginning in the back half of next year. The company is promising impressive gains compared with 14nm with up to 40 percent improved performance and 60 percent reduced power consumption.

The post GlobalFoundries Announces Early 7nm Availability, Huge Gains Over 14nm FinFET appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Consumer WiFi Use: No Letup in Sight

Consumers use lots of data on their mobile devices. While half of consumers use less than 7 GB per month, data consumption is heavily skewed toward the upper end, recent Parks Associates research indicates. Among U.S. broadband households, mean data consumption is roughly 20 GB per month, with 14 GB used on WiFi and 6 GB through 3G/4G/LTE networks. Consumers’ monthly WiFi data consumption increased by 40 percent from 2015 to 2016. While data use overall has been increasing, WiFi use has been increasing faster than mobile data.

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M16 being replaced? Army testing new rifles, bigger ammo

Army researchers are testing half a dozen ammunition variants of a new prototype assault rifle that fires a larger round by 2020, according to Army Times.

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Report: Intel’s 8th gen chips will still use 14nm, will arrive earlier than expected


Intel may be pulling its 8th-gen Core processors in and launching them in the back half of 2017 — but early evidence suggests this could be a split-node generation, with 14nm and 10nm products sharing the same brand name.

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Defense Department Drifts Toward Commercial Cloud

The U.S. Department of Defense plans to spend nearly half a billion dollars on a project that is designed to further the incorporation of commercial cloud capabilities into DoD’s information technology operations. Vendors have been asked to submit bids for the project, known as “Mil-Cloud 2.0.” The procurement is one element of a comprehensive strategy for expanding cloud operations that DoD revealed earlier this month. The Defense Information Systems Agency is implementing the strategy.

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Intel’s new low-cost Apollo Lake platform: Skylake graphics, new Goldmont CPU

Intel Xeon E7 Ivy Bridge-EX die (15 core)
Intel is prepping a major launch in the back half of 2016, with a refreshed Atom architecture designed for lower power consumption and lower price points.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/226800-intels-new-low-cost-apollo-lake-platform-skylake-graphics-new-goldmont-cpu

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Social media abuse endemic in schools, UK study says

More than half of the teachers surveyed by the U.K.’s largest teachers’ union said they know of pupils who have used social media to share sexual messages, pictures or videos.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/25/social-media-abuse-endemic-in-schools-uk-study-says.html

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Apple working on systems for 'high-end cars' at California 'auto testing center'

Article Image A year and a half ago, Apple received approval to build an “auto testing center” in the town of Sunnyvale, Calif., and the city manager even highlighted the project in a biweekly blog, though no one seemed to notice at the time.

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