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.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/pilotless-planes-no-thanks-say-more-than-half-travelers.html

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WannaCry ransomware hits 'limited number' of U.S. companies, DHS official says

Department of Homeland Security officials told Fox News on Monday that a “limited number” of U.S. companies were hit by the “WannaCry” malicious software over the weekend.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/15/wannacry-ransomware-hits-limited-number-u-s-companies-dhs-official-says.html

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Nvidia claims Pascal GPUs would challenge Google’s TensorFlow TPU in updated benchmarks


Nvidia doesn’t think Google’s TPU-versus-GPU comparison last week told the whole story on what its graphics cards can bring to the table. What changes when Pascal enters the picture?

The post Nvidia claims Pascal GPUs would challenge Google’s TensorFlow TPU in updated benchmarks appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/247403-nvidia-claims-pascal-gpus-challenge-googles-tensorflow-tpu-updated-benchmarks?source=computing

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Intel details Goldmont CPU architecture at the heart of Apollo Lake

An Avoton (Silvermont) wafer

After months of silence on its CPU improvements, Intel’s programming and reference guides have told us what the company didn’t disclose.

The post Intel details Goldmont CPU architecture at the heart of Apollo Lake appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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College bans mortarboard throwing, says it'll Photoshop them in later

Photoshop to the rescue! A UK college has told its graduates not to throw their mortarboards in the air, as per the tradition, because they could injure someone. They’ve been told to simply pretend to do it, leaving the photography firm to add the hats later.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/23/college-bans-mortarboard-throwing-says-itll-photoshop-them-in-later.html

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It’s not just Apple: Sources claim government goes after source code on a regular basis

The FBI made waves last week when it told Apple it could compel the company to reveal the source code to iOS but have thus far refrained from doing so. New evidence suggests it’s far from the first time the DOJ has either made or followed through on that threat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/225046-its-not-just-apple-sources-claim-government-goes-after-source-code-on-a-regular-basis

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Kalamazoo shooting suspect blames Uber app

Jason Dalton was reluctant to talk at first because, as he told police, he didn’t want to come across as a “crazy person.”

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In new court filing, Apple cites 9 other cases in which FBI asserted the All Writs Act

Article Image In a letter filed last week and unsealed Tuesday, Apple told a New York judge that the federal government had asserted the All Writs Act — the 18th-century law at the center of Apple’s fight with the FBI — in at least nine pending court cases beyond the San Bernardino, Calif., shooting.

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Apple hikes App Store prices in Canada, Russia, New Zealand & several other countries

Article Image Reacting to fluctating currencies, Apple on Monday told developers that it will be hiking App Store prices in several countries within the next three days.

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Tim Cook responds to 'unacceptable' Apple Store racism incident, says it 'does not represent our values'

Article Image Apple chief executive Tim Cook on Friday told employees that the incident at an Australian Apple Store earlier this week — in which a group of black students was asked to leave for fear that they might be thieves — calling the situation “unacceptable.”

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Apple's Cook references Steve Jobs, morals in commencement address

During his commencement address at George Washington University on Sunday, Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduates to follow their own North Star, saying there need not be a choice between “doing good and doing well.”

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Why Samsung’s Gear VR is a virtual reality game-changer

Boring, dull, and repetitive. That’s the reason a few teens told me they don’t play first-person shooters anymore. Rinse and repeat with a grenade launcher and an AK-47? No thanks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/03/why-samsungs-gear-vr-is-virtual-reality-game-changer/

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How Apple dodged the Heartbleed bullet

In 2011, Apple told its developers that it would be deprecating OS X’s Common Data Security Architecture including OpenSSL, describing it as an outdated relic of the late 1990s. Nearly three years later, OpenSSL was hit by a severe flaw that affected a wide swath of vendors and their users, but not Apple.

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