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The Galaxy S8′s quick launch camera setting isn’t available globally

The ability to quickly launch the camera with the power button is missing on a few Galaxy S8 units. Double tapping the home button was the fastest way to launch the camera on the Galaxy S6 and S7. But with the Galaxy S8 eschewing the home button, Samsung had to come up with a new […]

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Microsoft’s Timely Response to Shadow Brokers Threat Raises Questions

Just as the Shadow Brokers hacker group started crowing about a dump of never-seen-before flaws in Windows, Microsoft announced it already had fixed most of the exploits. “Today, Microsoft triaged a large release of exploits made publicly available by Shadow Brokers,” said Microsoft Principal Security Group Manager Phillip Misner. “Most of the exploits are already […]

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AI report fed by DeepMind, Amazon, Uber urges greater access to public sector data sets

 What are tech titans Google, Amazon and Uber agitating for to further the march of machine learning technology and ultimately inject more fuel in the engines of their own dominant platforms? Unsurprisingly, they’re after access to data. Lots and lots of data. Read More Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Techcrunch/~3/_maPoru_ZTg/ FINISAR

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Pad & Quill adds an old school vibe to your desk top

That?s desk top and not desktop. As in the top of your desk and not your computer?s home screen. Now that we?re on the same page, let?s get back to the news? Pad & Quill is celebrating 7 years in business by offering 25% off their some of their most popular products. Brian Holmes sent […]

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Uber’s Old YouTube Channel Is Incredibly Awkward, Involves Nazis

Today, people know Uber as a bloated, embattled, and probably evil transportation company. But seven years ago, it was a brand-new startup still beta-testing its iPhone app and beginning to market its service. If the company?s old YouTube channel is any indication, however, it?s a damn miracle that Uber lasted more? Read more… Source: http://gizmodo.com/ubers-old-youtube-channel-is-awkward-involves-nazis-1794593214 […]

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Will Amber Heard and Elon Musk Die on Mars Together?

Rumors have been swirling for months that SpaceX founder Elon Musk and actress Amber Heard have been dating. But it looks like they?ve finally made that news official. Well, Instagram-official, anyway. Read more… Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/15dxjmIaFYU/will-amber-heard-and-elon-musk-die-on-mars-together-1794586365 NOVELL

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Icelanders Worry That Voice Commands Will Kill Their Native Language

Iceland has long had a progressive outlook on technology. It?s regularly high on lists of the best countries for data privacy, the Pirate Party has a substantial place in its government, and it was the headquarters of Wikileaks for a long time. But Icelanders are currently concerned that their native language could go? Read more… […]

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The mininch Tool Pen might not be able to write, but it sure can screw

Forgive me for that silly title, I just couldn?t help myself ? Seriously though, the mininch Tool Pen looks like a fantastic pocket tool that has been designed to hold 6¬†screwdriver bits in its 5.75 inch long handle. And since it?s less than 7 inches long, that means it?s TSA friendly. The Tool Pen has […]

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Verizon’s Galaxy S8 won’t help you shop on Amazon

Samsung already gave a heads-up that Bixby wouldn't be complete when the Galaxy S8 launched, but Verizon customers will have to make do with less than most… for a while, anyway. The American carrier has confirmed to CNET that its version of the S8… Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/0hIkuXyEePQ/ FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR INTERNATIONAL

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Valve is trying to end account smurfing in ‘Dota 2′

Valve is changing the way Dota 2 is played, at least on a meta level. Beginning May 4th, players will be required to register a unique phone number to their accounts in order to queue up for ranked matches. That's one account per phone number, ostens… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2017/04/21/valve-is-trying-to-end-account-smurfing-in-dota-2/ ARIAN SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT

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