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Last Build Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:15:54 +0000

 



OnePlus Says 40,000 Credit Card Numbers Were Stolen From Its Site

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:15:54 +0000

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It turns out a malicious script has been hiding on its website for about two months. 

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Top 10 Cars and Trucks of the 2018 Detroit Auto Show

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:40:11 +0000

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Detroit celebrates the pickup truck with 3 major intros. Plus SUVs, a handful of new cars, and Nissan's amazing concept crossover.

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Spinning 3D Printer Could Be Key to Stronger Materials

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:15:03 +0000

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Using a new rotating print head, the team has managed to precisely control the arrangement of microscopic fibers and give the finished object greater strength relative to its mass.

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FCC Backpedals, Won’t Cripple US Broadband Standard

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:07:32 +0000

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Ajit Pai has released an updated draft report ahead of the FCC's February meeting, indicating the government body won't try to redefine mobile and fixed broadband as essentially equivalent.

The post FCC Backpedals, Won’t Cripple US Broadband Standard appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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MIPS Returns to Silicon Valley, Eyes Burgeoning AI Market

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:27:53 +0000

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The custom CPU manufacturer MIPS has returned to its roots in Silicon Valley, and it's already plotting its comeback. Can the small CPU firm still find a place at the AI table?

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The 20 Best Free PC Games

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:46:00 +0000

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There are loads of free PC games out there, but many of them aren't worth your time. These will have you hooked for hours.

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Samsung Now Producing 16Gbit GDDR6 for Upcoming GPUs

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:30:07 +0000

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Samsung is ramping up production of GDDR6 with an 18Gbit clock and a new process node.

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Few Gmail Users Enable Two-Factor Authentication

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:10:00 +0000

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Data from a Google engineer shows that just 10 percent of users have enabled two-factor authentication, with only slightly more deploying a password manager. Security advocates hate him.

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ET Deals Roundup: Up to 30% off ThinkPads Coupons, Pre-Order the Nintendo Labo, and more

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:30:39 +0000

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January is more than half-way over – have you started your new exercise routine yet? Well, you can find discounts on new equipment if you know where to look. You can also unload some of those gift cards on a new TV or even Nintendo's new cardboard-based Labo kit.

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Apple Blocks App That Detects Net Neutrality Violations

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:30:04 +0000

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The app is called Wehe, and it was designed to further research conducted by David Coffnes at Notheastern University.

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