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.

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AT&T Raises Eyebrows With Call for Internet Bill of Rights

In an open letter and a series of full-page ads in major newspapers, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson on Wednesday urged Congress to enact an Internet Bill of Rights and to bring the Net neutrality debate to an end. Although AT&T supported the Federal Communications Commission’s December vote to repeal its Net neutrality rules, the company has called on legislators to establish new laws to regulate the Internet. AT&T wants to make sure there is a transparent and open Internet for all consumers, Stephenson maintained.

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NASA is testing folding wings to make flying more efficient

In space, NASA is grappling with potential ISS funding issues, but on Earth, the agency is working hard to improve the efficiency of flight via wings that can fold while an aircraft is flying.

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Google bigwig Eric Schmidt shocks with surprise resignation amid reports his personal life is being eyed

In a surprise move, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is stepping down as executive chairman of the search giant’s parent company Alphabet next year.

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Uber hacked and surveilled rivals, alleges ex-manager in letter

In June 2016, Uber Technologies Inc. contractors trained by the Central Intelligence Agency allegedly spied on another firm’s executives and sent live video to then-Chief Executive Travis Kalanick in the company’s “War Room.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/16/uber-hacked-and-surveilled-rivals-alleges-ex-manager-in-letter.html

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Buyer beware: Think twice about pricey iPhone X, MacBook Pro models

In the age of cloud computing, consumers should reconsider the old rule of thumb – always go for the bigger hard drive.

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Meet the US Army's new pistol

In future battles, U.S. soldiers will have a new sidearm for personal protection. The Army’s new pistol may see more action than the last thanks to a design that has great potential for offensive purposes like close quarter combat.

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Facebook slams former exec over comments on social media's ills

In a rather unusual move, Facebook has fired back at Chamath Palihapitiya after the former Facebook exec said social media is “destroying how society works.”

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The forgotten role of the bicycle in wartime: How soldiers rode into action on two wheels

In many parts of the world the bicycle is the main means of transportation as people commute to work. Cycling, for many people, is a way of life, but it also has deep roots in military history throughout the world.

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Snapchat CEO: Social media fueled the rise of ‘fake news’

In his first editorial ever, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel has pulled no punches on his social media brethren, saying the rise of social media begat the rise of “fake news.”

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Offsetting Asymmetry With Automation

In the security world, there is a truism that defense is harder than offense because it’s an asymmetric playing field. The bad guys need only find one path into an environment — one place where everything hasn’t been done perfectly — while those charged with securing that environment need to protect against intrusions everywhere. The asymmetry is apparent in other respects as well. For example, a large percentage of a company’s staff members may go home at night, but attackers can operate from wherever, whenever.

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North Korea: Will mini nukes become an option for Trump?

In the Cold War era, the deterrence approach could be described as the bigger the nuclear bomb, the better. Are new mini nukes the right solution instead for today’s threat of a nuclear war?

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iPhone X hits stores, Apple nears $1 trillion market cap

In September, Apple CEO Tim Cook paid homage to company co-founder Steve Jobs, by unveiling the iPhone X with the phrase, “One more thing.” That “one more thing” has helped propel Apple’s market cap over the $900 billion mark and may hit $1 trillion, experts say.

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Here are the Russia Facebook ads that tried to dupe you

In the flurry of election-related posts to hit your News Feed last year, did you happen to scroll past ones that mentioned the “Islamization of Texas” or calls for Texas to secede?

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iPhone apps with access to your camera can secretly spy on you

In this day and age, it’s nearly impossible to keep track of all the ways that our devices keep track of us. Many of us have simply come to terms with this new reality, but thankfully, there are others out there who are staying vigilant and doing their part to ensure that our collective privacy isn’t violated any more than it needs to be.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/30/iphone-apps-with-access-to-your-camera-can-secretly-spy-on.html

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Post-Equifax Breach, It’s Time for a Digital Universal ID


In the digital age, why are we still using social security numbers for identification?

The post Post-Equifax Breach, It’s Time for a Digital Universal ID appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask


In the latest update of market share, Windows 10 appears to be closing the gap with Windows 7. However, Microsoft says it caught up earlier this year. So, what’s going on?

The post Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Innovation Requires Market Enablement

In this age of tech industry consolidation, one has to wonder what will happen with the pace of innovation as a few large companies begin to dominate. In personal computers, the WinTel marriage continues to control the technology, while Dell, HP and Lenovo control the devices. Similarly, in smartphones, Apple and Samsung, which both design their own chips and devices, dominate the market, especially in North America. It is natural for market leaders to emerge as technologies and markets mature. However, that maturity often is accompanied by a change in the strategy of key players.

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President Trump suggests Facebook ad controversy part of 'Russia hoax'

In a tweet on Friday morning, President Donald Trump intimated that the Facebook ad controversy was part of the “Russia hoax” dispute that has been a sore spot for his administration.

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