UC Berkeley professor’s ‘slaughterbots’ video on killer drones goes viral

A UC Berkeley computer science professor helped to create a video that imagined a world where nuclear weapons were replaced by swarms of autonomous tiny drones that could kill half a city and are virtually unstoppable.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/21/uc-berkeley-professor-s-slaughterbots-video-on-killer-drones-goes-viral.html

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PC Market Shipments Slip Again, Macs Mostly Flat

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Apple’s newest Mac refresh doesn’t appear to have helped the company very much, but stagnant growth is preferable to the decline hitting the rest of the PC market.

The post PC Market Shipments Slip Again, Macs Mostly Flat appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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iPhone turns 10: Here are some key facts about the iconic device

As the iPhone turns 10, it’s helped turn Apple into the most valuable company in the world. It’s also changed the way people work, communicate and play.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/29/iphone-turns-10-here-are-some-key-facts-about-iconic-device.html

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22-year-old cybersecurity researcher helped thwart unprecedented cyberattack

A 22-year-old cybersecurity researcher and a cheap domain registration helped thwart the cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/14/22-year-old-cybersecurity-researcher-helped-thwart-unprecedented-cyberattack.html

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Twitter fail: CEO Jack Dorsey accidentally suspended from platform

Earlier today, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was briefly booted from the platform he helped co-found. Dorsey joked about the error in a tweet, but it has led some to question whether his account was hacked?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/23/twitter-fail-ceo-jack-dorsey-accidentally-suspended-from-platform.html

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British WWII veteran visits French town he liberated, via virtual reality

VR has allowed a 91-year-old veteran of World War II to digitally visit a town in France he helped liberate without leaving his nursing home.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/11/british-wwii-veteran-visits-french-town-liberated-via-virtual-reality.html

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Reddit users got unruly graffiti artist banned from all US national parks

Reddit users have helped authorities to identify a vandal who defaced trails and rock formations in several national parks. The culprit, Casey Nocket, was a graffiti artist who glorified her work on her social media accounts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/22/reddit-users-got-unruly-graffiti-artist-banned-from-all-us-national-parks.html

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Andy Grove, tech titan and Intel legend, passes away at 79

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Andy Grove, one of the greats who helped shape Silicon Valley, and make Intel the dominant force it is today, passed away this week at the age of 79.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/225278-andy-grove-tech-titan-and-intel-legend-passes-away-at-79

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GoPro works to stem losses with 'connected and convenient' Hero5

Article Image Facing increasingly fierce competition in the industry it helped create, GoPro this week announced plans to simplify its product line and innovate on usability, with what CEO Nick Woodman called “the most connected and convenient GoPro we have ever made.”

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Apple supplier Sony takes hit in December quarter on lower image sensor sales

Article Image Although PlayStation sales and cost-cutting measures helped Sony’s operating profits rise 11 percent overall in the December quarter, it suffered setbacks in image sensor production, which could reflect lower orders from Apple for the iPhone.

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Apple's iPhone and iPad regain enterprise marketshare in Q3

Article Image Apple’s annual iPhone refresh cycle, and a resurgence in iPad, helped iOS regain marketshare in the enterprise over the quarter ending in September, according to fresh statistics from Good Powered by BlackBerry.

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Apple stock should return to $130 by end of 2015, says Brean Capital

Apple stock should bounce back to $130 by the end of the year, helped by solid iPhone sales and high profit margins, a Brean Capital research memo argued on Monday.

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Netflix CEO credits piracy for helping company succeed

Netflix is openly admitting that piracy helped it build market share in markets like the Netherlands and predicting it can do the same in Spain. While truthful, Hastings remarks aren’t going to ring pretty to the RIAA or MPAA.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/207779-netflix-ceo-credits-piracy-for-helping-company-succeed-predicts-successful-spanish-launch

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Afghans use digital democracy to measure government performance

A specially-developed online tool has helped Afghan voters measure the performance of the country’s new national unity government during its first 100 days in power. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/16/afghans-use-digital-democracy-to-measure-new-governments-performance/

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Neil Young wants a ‘reawakening’ to hi-res audio, and Pono is just the start

Since Neil Young helped launch the shockingly successful Kickstarter campaign for the PonoPlayer, the device has taken a lot of criticism for its Toblerone shape, its cost, and especially its lack of availability. However, during an interview with Rolling Stone’s Nathan Brackett at an intimate press conference last week at CES, Young made one thing abundantly clear: The PonoPlayer is by no means the end-all-be-all device for PonoMusic’s push for the proliferation of hi-res music.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/12/neil-young-wants-reawakening-to-hi-res-audio-and-pono-is-just-start/

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Apple suppliers TSMC, Foxconn announce record December revenues as iPhone sales soar

The iPhone’s strong holiday sales helped two of Apple’s biggest supply chain partners –?Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and Hon Hai Precision Industry –?post record monthly revenues in December, according to the companies’ regulatory filings with the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

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Fugitive captured by facial recognition technology after 14 years on the run

Facial recognition technology has helped the FBI capture a fugitive who had been on the run for 14 years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/13/fugitive-captured-by-facial-recognition-technology-after-14-years-on-run/

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Netflix's 2nd-quarter earnings more than double as video service hits 50 million subscribers

Netflix’s second-quarter earnings more than doubled as new episodes from one of its hit series helped the Internet video service surpass 50 million worldwide subscribers for the first time.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxbusiness.com/technology/2014/07/21/netflix-2nd-quarter-earnings-more-than-double-as-video-service-hits-50-million/

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