16 Windows 10 tricks you'll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost every school and library, in businesses big and small, and in living rooms, bedrooms, and dorms from coast to coast.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/28/16-windows-10-tricks-youll-wish-knew-sooner.html

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Artificial Intelligence vs. Echo's Eavesdropping and Google's Home Invasion

There’s a lot of excitement about all the new artificial intelligence technology hitting the market — like Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home smart speakers, among many other products. However, there’s also growing concern over how these devices may invade our privacy. These AI devices are designed for use throughout our homes — and despite the companies’ assurances to the contrary, some people worry that they could be listening to every word we utter. Granted, they have to listen when we want them to give us answers or carry out tasks.

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20TB Hard Drives Will be Made of Glass

Hard drive capacities could grow to 20TB by 2020, though hitting these drive sizes will require a rethink of the platter technology used in today’s 3.5-inch drives.

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Cyber attack spreads across 74 countries; some UK hospitals crippled

Cyber attacks around the globe, hitting 74 countries across Europe and Asia and impacting the public health system in Britain, involved a leaked tool from the National Security Agency for hacking.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/12/cyber-attack-spreads-across-74-countries-some-uk-hospitals-crippled.html

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3 handy Netflix tricks you'll use time and time again

With a slew of new shows and movies hitting the service’s 81 million customers, here are three tips to remember the next time that you decide to take up residence on your couch for the weekend.

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Micron sees strong yield, high speeds on GDDR5X, but will anyone use it?

Micron’s GDDR5X is reportedly yielding well and hitting excellent frequencies — but will that be enough to win it adoption from AMD, Nvidia, or third parties?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/222678-micron-sees-strong-yield-high-speeds-on-gddr5x-but-will-anyone-use-it

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Forget museums, train services are now banning the selfie stick

While temples and shrines are an obvious draw for tourists hitting Japan, the nation’s iconic bullet train also gets its fair share of attention.

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Inside iOS 9: Apple brings IFTTT-like functionality to HomeKit with Event Triggers

With HomeKit-compatible accessories finally hitting the market, Apple is getting ready to add new capabilities to its home automation platform in iOS 9 to make smart bulbs, locks, and garage door openers easier to manage and more powerful –?including the ability to define IFTTT-style event chains with new Event Triggers.

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Yet another outage hits Apple's App Store & iTunes, preventing searches, discovery & downloads

Apple’s cloud-based woes continue to reappear, with a major outage hitting the App Store, iTunes Store and other digital storefronts on Wednesday, seemingly affecting users around the world and preventing them from searching for and downloading apps or other content [updated].

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Tech Execs Issue Dire Warnings on Impact of NSA Surveillance

The NSA’s wide-ranging surveillance of people’s communications worldwide is hitting America’s high-tech industry hard, said panelists on Wednesday at a roundtable held by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden in Palo Alto, California. Wyden set the tone from the start: “This is going to cost America jobs.” Several foreign governments are planning to build domestic Internets, and Brazil is concerned about storing data abroad, he added. U.S.-based cloud service providers could lose up to one-fifth of their foreign market share, Wyden said.

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