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Microsoft: Don't Use Surge Protectors With Xbox One X, One S

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
Typically, when you hook up something as valuable as an Xbox One X you want to surge protect it. But Microsoft tells owners not to.
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Amazon Announces AWS Secret Region for US Intelligence Work

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
The US Intelligence Community now has its own air-gapped Amazon's cloud for workloads up to Secret US security classification.
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Astronomers Discover First Interstellar Asteroid

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
It is called 1I/2017 U1('Oumuamua) and it recently flew past our Sun.
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DOJ Suing to Block AT&T, Time Warner Merger

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
The Justice Department is expected to announce the lawsuit later today.
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Google to 'De-Rank' RT, Sputnik to Stop Misinformation

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
The head of RT and Sputnik say Google is defying all reason and logic by de-ranking its sites.
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eBay Tips Black Friday iPhone 8, iPad, TV, Laptop Deals

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
We went through eBay's Black Friday and Cyber Monday ads and rounded up the best tech deals you'll find there over the next week.
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Chip Maker Marvell Buys Cavium in $6B Cloud Data Center Push

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
The deal will help Marvell generate $3.4 billion in annual revenue, Marvell says.
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Uber Live Location Sharing Helps Drivers Find You

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
Meanwhile, Uber has agreed to buy 'tens of thousands of autonomous driving compatible base' vehicles from Volvo between 2019 and 2021.
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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Launches Nov. 22 Worldwide

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
Nintendo's next guaranteed mobile hit arrives just in time to help get through the long Thanksgiving weekend.
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Microsoft Only Sold 1,639 Xbox One X at Japan Launch

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
Japanese gamers continue to show almost zero interest in Xbox-branded games consoles as reflected in launch week sales of the Xbox One X.
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Leaks Suggest A10 Processor, Always-On 'Hey, Siri' in iMac Pro

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
For its base price of $5,000, the iMac Pro is going to have quite a few bells and whistles—including a version of Siri that might always be able to listen for your commands.
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Ubisoft Looking to Stop Casual Team-Killing in Rainbow Six Siege

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
The developer might make your teammates invincible in casual playlists, preventing annoying players from ruining multiplayer matches for everyone.
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New Minecraft Update Goes Under the Sea

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
Mojang's new update for Minecraft, 'The Update Aquatic,' adds fish, shipwrecks, and awesome tridents. Time to start building aquariums for your oceanic fortress.
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Pixel 2 Trouble? Google Assistant Might Be Able to Help

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
Google is sending in Google Assistant to help troubleshoot smartphone issues for some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners.
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Germany: Please Destroy Your Child's Smartwatch

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
The German regulator is targeting smartwatches for children that are built with a listening function.
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Garmin Pay Contactless Payments Launches on Vivoactive 3

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
Garmin Pay is pretty limited at the moment as it only supports MasterCard credit and debit cards from a handful of banks, but support should grow in the near future.
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Pentagon Accidentally Exposes Web-Monitoring Operation

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
Anyone with a free AWS account could have accessed the data, which was stored on three cloud-based storage servers.
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How Self-Driving Cars Could Help the Underprivileged

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
Autonomous tech could be an affordable transportation alternative to low-income populations.
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What the F Society: Dissecting Mr. Robot Season 3, Episode 6

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
We're not sure if we'll recover from eps3.5_kill-pr0cess.par2.
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Huawei Honor 7X Brings Bezel-Free Screen to Midrange Phone

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:19
If you can't stand the sight of ugly bezels, but don't want to shell out big bucks for a phone with an 18:9 aspect ration, the new Huawei Honor 7X could provide the answer.
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