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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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Mossberg: TV is changing, but not fast enough

Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Recode by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of Recode. In August of 2011, Steve Jobs, the tech icon who disrupted a string of traditional industries, called me and told me he thought he’d figured out a way to revolutionize TV. He invited me to come see it at Apple in a few months, but he died just six weeks lat......
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Unshakeable by Tony Robbins - Tony Robbins

Unshakeable by Tony Robbins Tony Robbins Genre: Investing Release Date: February 20, 2017 In a world of immense uncertainty,......
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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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'This Is Us' gives us a road trip we'll never forget in 'Memphis'

This recap contains spoilers for This Is Us Season 1, episode 16, titled "Memphis." In an episode sure to make Kleenex shares skyrocket, this week's installment of This Is Us takes us back to William’s early life in Memphis, where we meet his cousin Ricky and learn that William was once on track to become a serious songwriter and musician — until his burgeoning career was derailed by the death of his mother and his subsequent drug addictio......
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Modders are turning the NES Classic Edition into an all-purpose retro gaming machine

If you were lucky enough to get your hands on a NES Classic Edition this last holiday season, you were probably impressed (as I was) with the quality of the emulation — so much so you wished it had a few more games, or maybe even that there was an SNES version. Well, your dream is coming true — kind of, anyway. Since hackers found a way to rewrite the memory in the diminutive console about a month ago, an adventurous set of retro gaming fan......
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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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Everything You Need to Know About Building Muscle Mass With Resistance Bands

Resistance bands are great strength training tools for home or while you travel, but they may not be ideal for building muscle mass when compared to weights. This video explains all. The video, from youtuber Picturefit, goes over the pros and cons of using resistance bands for your workouts. On one hand, they’re great for those who are just getting started. If you don’t life weights already, you’ll definitely see some newbie gains ......
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UPS launches an autonomous drone from a delivery truck

Credit: UPS On Monday, a UPS drone buzzed over fields in Lithia, Florida, to deliver a test package to a rural home. It was launched from the roof of a modified UPS truck and automatically returned to the vehicle after making its drop-off. The idea is that the driver can continue along his or her route while the drone makes a delivery that would otherwise be out of the way.  “Imagine a triangular delivery route where the stops are m......
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The International Mission to Get Bao Bao the Panda Laid

Photo: Getty Bao Bao the giant panda is on her way to China today and National Zoo Director Dennis Kelly only has one thing on his mind: smokin’ hot panda sex. “Bao Bao going back, as the ministry said, is important because she will have a boyfriend,” Kelly told reporters at a press conference this morning. He’s not the only one who has his mind the gutter. Brandie Smith, the zoo’s associate director for animal care sciences, was t......
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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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Kickstart Your Morning With This Coffee Butter

Most people already drink plenty of coffee with their breakfast in some form or fashion. For some, coffee is all that’s on tap for breakfast since that’s all they have time for. If only there were some mixture of the two that you could take in on the go. Japan does it again, this time with a new product in the works called coffee butter, a spread that’s flavored like coffee that you can slather all over your toast, bread, pancakes, waffles ......
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Apple updates Logic Pro X with minor improvements, fixes for erratic region behavior

  By Roger Fingas Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 12:26 pm PT (03:26 pm ET) Apple on Tuesday released a new version of its digital audio workstation, Logic Pro X, making some minor feature additions while simultaneously solving two glitches with regions.The 10.3.1 update copes with regions behaving "unexpectedly" when moving them, as well as being deleted from inactive Track Alternatives —branching arrangements users ca......
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Homeland Security staff locked out of their own networks

We've reached out to the Department for more details on the nature and scale of the problem.The big question is whether or not this is just everyday IT trouble or a security issue. It's entirely possible that is 'just' a glitch, but the government is understandably on edge after a string of hacks targeting federal organizations. The last thing it needs is a Homeland Security breach that compromises potentially very sensitive data. ......
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Final Fantasy XIV Introduces Samurai For Stormblood

At a FF XIV fan event in Germany, the MMORPG's producer/director Naoki Yoshida announced some new details about the June expansion, including the Samurai job and a new city – Kugane. Here are a few of the tidbits revealed at the event: Samurai Job – Their katana can perform special attacks, and the job features three Sen forces: snow, moon, and flower. Kugane – A port city in Hingashi with a strict no-violence policy. Also includes the Shir......
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Wondershare DVD Creator 2.6.5

Wondershare DVD Creator is a video to DVD converter that allows you to make a slide show of your photos by using drag-and-drop functionality. You can move images directly into the image creator, then you can add your pictures and insert background music etc. Wondershare DVD Creator is also capable of extracting audio streams and saving them to MP3 or M4A format. Key features include: Crop: You can crop the videos to adapt ......
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Blizzard ends support for Windows XP and Vista

Jeff Christensen / ContributorChristensen/WireImage reader comments 16 If you took all the remaining Windows XP and Vista users in the world—a surprisingly robust 10 percent—and placed them in a Venn diagram with those that play Blizzard games, the intersection would likely be very, very small. And yet, despite Microsoft ending mainstream support for XP and Vista in 2009 and 2012 (Windows XP limped on with security updates ......
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Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers make paid apps free for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up while you have the chance. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App Store. These apps normally cost money, and this sale lasts for a limited time only. If you go to the App Store and it says the app costs money, that means the deal has expired and you will b......
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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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How To Choose Between Virtual Desktop Deployment Models

Many companies are turning to virtual desktops in the cloud to support end user computing, and they have multiple models to choose from. The choice between Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and Desktop as a Service (DaaS) is becoming a bit murkier in 2017. While both technologies bring pros/cons, between the two, we now have several hybrid options that can leverage benefits from both worlds. Today, we're going to compare all three virt......
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Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel (Unabridged) - George Saunders

Description The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented. February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. The fighting has begun in earnest, and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long, bloody st......
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