Astronauts restore space station to full health in quick repair spacewalk

NASA astronauts sped through an urgent spacewalk on May 23 to replace a malfunctioning computer relay box outside the International Space Station, completing the trip outside in 2 hours and 46 minutes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/astronauts-restore-space-station-to-full-health-in-quick-repair-spacewalk.html

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Nvidia debuts new Titan Xp top-end GPU, now with Mac support

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Nvidia just launched a new, top-end GPU to replace the six-month old Titan X. The new Titan Xp is faster, bigger, and meaner than its predecessor.

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Australia wants to replace passports with facial recognition technology

Australia is looking to replace passports with facial recognition technology, with trials set to begin in July.

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Dell unveils 8K 32-inch monitor at CES 2017, and it’s shipping this year

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Dell just unveiled an 8K display — is a new resolution already ready to replace 4K before 4K has made much more than a dent in the HDTV market?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242192-dell-unveils-new-8k-32-inch-monitor-ces-2017-shipping-year?source=Computing

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Could modern, nanoscale vacuum tubes replace transistors?

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Could nanoscale vacuum tubes replace transistors in future devices? Caltech thinks they could, and it’s building proof-of-concept devices without the leakage that plagues modern hardware.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229680-could-modern-nanoscale-vacuum-tubes-replace-transistors

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Report claims Apple will release an updated 5K Thunderbolt display with its own high-end GPU

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Apple is reportedly planning a new Thunderbolt monitor to replace their five-year-old offering. The new display will reportedly scale to 5K — and it’s got its own GPU tucked away inside.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229489-report-claims-apple-will-release-an-updated-5k-thunderbolt-display-with-its-own-high-end-gpu

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Volkswagen Agrees to Fix or Buy Back Dirty Diesel Cars


Volkswagen has reached an agreement with federal and state authorities to repair or replace about 500,000 diesel cars in the U.S., according to court documents released Thursday. The cars were equipped with software designed to deceive emissions tests. Under the agreement, announced Thursday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Volkswagen will pay back an undetermined amount of money to owners of the affected vehicles. Volkswagen confirmed that an agreement in principle had been reached.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83410.html?rss=1

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ComScore: Computer usage falls as 20% of millennials go mobile-only

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Desktop usage keeps falling as mobile is on the rise, but can you ever replace a “real” computer? One in five millennials doesn’t even use a PC anymore.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/226867-comscore-computer-usage-falls-as-20-of-millennials-go-mobile-only

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Angry Investor Aims to Kick Yahoo's Board to the Curb


Starboard Value last week launched a proxy fight to replace the board at Yahoo, blasting the company’s management and nominating its own slate of board members. One of Yahoo’s largest investors, Starboard has a 1.7 percent stake worth about $570 million. It has been “extremely disappointed with Yahoo’s dismal financial performance, poor management execution [and] egregious compensation and hiring practices,” Jeffrey Smith, managing member of Starboard, said in a letter to Yahoo’s other shareholders.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83285.html?rss=1

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Apple ships out first USB-C replacement cables to affected MacBook owners

Article Image Less than a week after Apple activated a quality program to replace defective USB-C charging cables, owners of potentially affected units on Tuesday are taking receipt of redesigned model.

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2 tech workers replaced by immigrants sue Disney

Disney and two outsourcing companies abused immigration law by colluding to bring in foreign workers to replace Americans, according to lawsuits from two tech workers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/26/2-tech-workers-replaced-by-immigrants-sue-disney.html

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iPad Pro review roundup: Great hardware, tricky use-case

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Yesterday, we covered Tim Cook’s claim that the iPad Pro could easily replace laptops, to the point that most people wouldn’t even need a computer. Early reviews of the iPad Pro are in, and while they point to a very strong device, they don’t entirely affirm Cook’s views.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/217908-ipad-pro-review-roundup-great-hardware-tricky-use-case

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Library of Congress Brings Digital Rights Rules Into Modern Era


The Library of Congress, which oversees the U.S. Copyright Office, has published new rules to replace a set of controversial — and for many, outdated — measures. Consumers now may hack their own tablet computers, automobile software and Blu-ray devices without fear of being sued. The ruling upgrades certain provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which is designed to protect against the theft of intellectual property. The new provisions allow users to make common sense changes to their devices to switch carriers, for example.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82675.html?rss=1

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Retina MacBook Pro owners plagued by supposed screen coating damage, call on Apple to take action

A small cadre of Retina MacBook Pro owners are calling for Apple to replace or repair their laptops after discovering what appears to be irreparable damage to an antireflective screen coating layer, a problem the group has dubbed “staingate.”

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Fraudster jailed for laundering stolen iPhones through Apple's repair service

Fraudster Edward Hornsey discovered a loophole in Apple’s repair or replace service, exploited it to make thousands of dollars, and has now been jailed for his trouble.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/15/fraudster-jailed-for-laundering-stolen-iphones-through-apple-repair-service/

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Photos for Mac launches with OS X 10.10.3, replaces iPhoto and Aperture

With OS X 10.10.3, Apple’s new Photos app, meant to replace both iPhoto and Aperture for people managing photos and video clips on their Mac, is now available to all Yosemite users.



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