iPhone 8 leak reveals surprising design, new name

Just when you thought the iPhone 8 was going to boast a truly revolutionary design, along comes a leak that potentially throws cold water on those ambitions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/31/iphone-8-leak-reveals-surprising-design-new-name.html

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Atari 8-bit fans: this is your next read

Atari book Breakout

Atari 8-bit computers are the first machines that truly bridged the divide between video game players and home computer enthusiasts. Breakout: How Atari 8-Bit Computers Defined a Generation is the first book to cover what made Atari’s groundbreaking computer line great.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/246205-breakout-how-atari-8-bit-computers-defined-generation-800-400-xl-xe?source=Computing

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Sprint Goes Fishing for DirecTV Subscribers


Sprint last week announced it was celebrating the AT&T/DirecTV merger by extending a truly valuable offer to DirecTV customers. “The Sprint network is winning awards across the country for reliability and speed, and our customers have never been more satisfied,” crowed Sprint spokesperson Kristin Wallace. “We are simply giving DirecTV customers a compelling reason to experience Sprint.” Sprint’s one-time offer, which includes 2 GB of data per line, runs from Aug. 28 through Sept. 30.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82445.html?rss=1

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Huggable, the robotic teddy bear for sick children, is now in Boston Children's Hospital

In what is either a truly genius or entirely creepy move, a collaboration between the Boston Children’s Hospital and M.I.T. has combined the nostalgic comfort of the teddy bear with the technological advances of the 21st century to produce Huggable, the robotic teddy bear that talks to sick children.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/04/huggable-robotic-teddy-bear-for-sick-children-is-now-in-boston-children/

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Apple's streaming music secret weapon

When you spend $3 billion on an acquisition, you better have a good idea – a truly brilliant idea – about how you’re going to make it work. Now, it’s becoming clear how Apple is going to leverage its investment in Beats, with a clever strategy that may simultaneously extend its tightly spun ecosystem and revive its music business.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/03/30/apple-streaming-music-secret-weapon/

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Are computers better judges of personality than friends?

When it comes to truly knowing someone’s personality, a computer may do a better job than the individual’s friends and family members, a new study suggests

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/13/are-computers-better-judges-personality-than-friends/

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Forget Moore’s law: Hot and slow DRAM is a major roadblock to exascale and beyond

HP memristor die/wafer shot
Any attempt to truly push the future of computing means fundamentally redesigning memory — but after 40 years, can DRAM be easily swept aside?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/185797-forget-moores-law-hot-and-slow-dram-is-a-major-roadblock-to-exascale-and-beyond

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