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AMD Launches Ryzen, Claims To Beat Intel's Core i7 Offering At Half the Price

AMD Launches Ryzen, Claims To Beat Intel's Core i7 Offering At Half the Price - Slashdot binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid 89381135 story Posted by msmash on Wednesday February 22, 2017 @09......
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Apple Park opens in April - new HQ comes complete with sweet Steve Jobs homage

Apple's futuristic 'Campus' HQ will finally open its doors to employees this April, under its new name, 'Apple Park'.While there's no word yet on whether or not it has a T-Rex, it will have a heartfelt homage to former Apple boss Steve Jobs. Jobs, who helped in the early stages of the site's development, will have the 175-acre campus's 1,000 seater theater named after him.The Park, replacing Apple's current One Infinite Loop base of operati......
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Microsoft launches Skype Lite for India

Microsoft has launched Skype Lite, a new version of the video and voice-calling app designed for the Indian market. The download weighs in at 13MB, and the app is designed to work better on 2G or unstable connections, making it more reliable in many parts of India. Microsoft says Skype Lite will consume less battery power and run smoothly even on old Android phones, and there’s a mode that reduces data usage in video calls. The app works wi......
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jt72 Dell Precision M4700 15.6" Laptop 3rd Gen i7-3840QM 2.8GHz 16GB 500GB

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Court To Cop: You Took 80 Days Away From A Person's Life With A Baseless Warrant, So We're Taking Your Immunity

In 2009, April Yvette Smith was arrested on drug dealing charges and spent 80 days in jail. The charges were ultimately dropped by the district attorney, but by the time it happened, Smith had already lost her job. The same can't be said for the officer who obtained her arrest warrant. His job was always secure. The only thing he's lost -- seven years after the fact -- is his immunity from Smith's civil rights lawsuit. The chain of events......
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Confident Snap brushes off concerns on second day of IPO roadshow

NEW YORK Snap Inc, owner of popular messaging app Snapchat, fended off investor skepticism on the second day of its IPO roadshow on Tuesday, betting on the charisma of CEO Evan Spiegel, 26, whom it introduced as a "once in a generation founder."Snap is targeting a valuation of between $19.5 billion and $22.3 billion from listing on the New York Stock Exchange in two weeks. It cut its initial target of $20 billion-$25 billion last week follo......
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Under Pressure to Prove Its Ads Actually Work, Google Opens Up

Google rules search and excels at turning your searches into ad revenue. Its ability to convince people that its way of advertising is best helped make it the world’s second most valuable company. But the ad industry is starting to doubt that. Repeated instances of flawed or false reporting has marketers pushing digital platforms for greater transparency about whether ads appear as planned and whether people actually see them. The tech sect......
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What’s the best Linux firewall distro of 2017?

While servers require more involvement and active maintenance, some aspects of the installation process are, in fact, streamlined, i.e. a server distro is designed to take over an entire hard disk which eradicates the need to define partitions. The firewall distros in this roundup go to great lengths to help you mould the installation as per your network configuration. All of them use browser-based interfaces that can be used to monitor and......
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Kaspersky: No whiff of Linux in our OS because we need new start to secure IoT

LinuxSecurity.com: Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky Lab, says its new KasperskyOS for securing industrial IoT devices does not contain "even the slightest smell of Linux", differentiating it from many other IoT products that have the open-source OS at the core.
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Best Amiga games on iOS and Android

THE COMMODORE AMIGA was one of the machines to define the home computing era of the late '80s and '90s, with its superb sound and graphics capabilities and its affordability. And a healthy ecosystem of games developers quickly sprung up around it, with a host of titles released on the platform which today are rightfully regarded as classics. The good news is that some of these vaunted games are available right now on your mobile device. If ......
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Why Astronauts Are Banned From Getting Drunk in Space

Bryan Lufkin, writing for BBC: "Alcohol is not permitted onboard the International Space Station for consumption," says Daniel G Huot, spokesperson for Nasa's Johnson Space Center. "Use of alcohol and other volatile compounds are controlled on ISS due to impacts their compounds can have on the station's water recovery system." For this reason, astronauts on the space station are not even provided with products that contain alcohol, like mou......
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Alibaba’s Ant Financial expands to Korea with $200M investment in Kakao Pay

Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial is making yet another M&A deal. The firm is investing $200 million into a fintech project belonging to Kakao, the $5 billion firm that runs Korea’s dominant messaging service. Ant Financial, which manages payments service Alipay and Alibaba’s digital banking business, will invest the capital into Kakao Pay, a soon-to-launch Kakao fintech division. The deal will see Ant Financial begin to offer its financi......
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Snap arrives in London to woo skeptical investors ahead of IPO

LONDON Snap Inc, owner of popular messaging app Snapchat, kicked off its first investor roadshow on Monday, looking to persuade London money managers to back its initial public offering in the face of concerns about its growth prospects, valuation and corporate governance.The U.S. company, which has yet to make a profit, is targeting a valuation of between $19.5 billion and $22.3 billion from listing on the New York Stock Exchange, after cu......
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Tech Still Doesn’t Take Discrimination Seriously

The tech industry isn’t big on dress codes, employee handbooks, or rules. The Silicon Valley management philosophy is simple: Hire talented coders, give them tools to do their jobs, and get out of their way. The best coders should be rewarded, and those who just can’t hack it should be let go. The problem is that, all too often, workplace problems boil down to more than just code. Yesterday widely respected programmer Susan J. Fowler reveal......
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Mall of America wants to sentence a writer to four days of capitalism hell

In the 1996 book Zen in the Art of Writing, science fiction author Ray Bradbury had some advice for would-be authors: “Let the world burn through you. Throw the prism light, white-hot, on paper.” That’s apparently exactly what Mall of America promoters want a writer in residence to do, except that the prism is entirely a promotional one, created and shaped by the mall’s publicists. Also, the writer they hire is meant to sit in the mall in p......
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Fedora 24 kernel-4.9.10-100.fc24

LinuxSecurity.com: The 4.9.10 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across thetree.
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Surprise! Snap Spectacles can now be purchased online in the US

Snap Spectacles are now on sale throughout the US in a new online store for the first time, Snap Inc. announced today.That means you can get the special Snapchat camera sunglasses for first time without having to visit a randomly dropped Snapbot vending machine.They're available for $129.99 (about £105, AU$169) and come in three colors: black, coral and teal, the same as it's been since the November 10 soft launch.Of course, while the frenz......
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Lenovo ThinkPad T430 (Core i7 3520M 2.9 GHz/8 GB RAM/500 GB HDD/Win 7) Laptop

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How mobile technology is transforming lives in rural India

Melissa Jun Rowley Crunch Network Contributor Melissa Jun Rowley is a journalist, entrepreneur and activist focused on the intersection of storytelling, technology and social justice. As the founder and CEO of Humanise, Inc., she is developing The Toolbox, a data-driven humanitarian initiative created by musician Peter Gabriel. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network Deep in a rura......
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This Week In Techdirt History: February 12th - 18th

Five Years Ago This week in 2012, mass anti-ACTA protests broke out across Europe as opposition to the bill continued to swell. Bulgaria joined the list of EU members halting ratification of the treaty and even the European Parliament's president spoke out against it. The EU official who resigned in protest of ACTA explained further what was wrong with it, the head of Mozilla called it a bad way to develop policy, Public Knowledge made a ......
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Self-Driving Car Speed Race Ends With A Crash

An anonymous reader writes:On a professional track in Buenos Aires, fans watched the first Formula E auto race with self-driving electric cars. "Roborace's two test vehicles battled it out on the circuit at a reasonably quick 115MPH," reports Engadget, "but one of the cars crashed after it took a turn too aggressively. The racing league was quick to tout the safety advantages of crashing autonomous cars ('no drivers were harmed'), but it's......
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The Former Secretary of Defense Outlines the Future of Warfare

To an engineer in Silicon Valley, the Defense Department can look a little old, a little slow, and a little fat. To the Defense Department, the smug confidence of young engineers doesn’t go unnoticed. Is it really better to work on an app for ordering sandwiches than it is to build submarines that can launch nuclear weapons? Two years ago, Barack Obama appointed a new Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter—a technocrat physicist, an arms contr......
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MSI GT62VR DOMINATOR-078 Gaming Laptop 16GB ram 1TB HD 6GB GTX1060 6gb

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He Will Not Divide Us exhibit has found a new home

Last week, The Museum of the Moving Image in Queens shut down the live-streaming art protest He Will Not Divide Us created by Shia LaBeouf, Nastja Säde Rönkkö, and Luke Turner. As of today, the project has found a new home at the El Rey Theater in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In a statement, LaBeouf, Rönkkö, and Turner announced that the stream — which displayed “the museum has abandoned us”, after being just down by the Museum of the Moving I......
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U.S. inquiries into Russian election hacking include three FBI probes

By Joseph Menn | SAN FRANCISCO SAN FRANCISCO The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is pursuing at least three separate probes relating to alleged Russian hacking of the U.S. presidential elections, according to five current and former government officials with direct knowledge of the situation.While the fact that the FBI is investigating had been reported previously by the New York Times and other media, these officials s......
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