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Microsoft Can’t Decide If Windows 10 Has 700 Million Active Devices Yet
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 20:34:08 +0000
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After months of waffling on install numbers, Microsoft says Windows 10 is still running on less than 700 million devices, according to CEO Satya Nadella.

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Google Mirror Move Matches Your Pose to Index of 80,000 Photos in Real Time
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:59:15 +0000
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The new Mirror Move experiment can identify your pose and match it to more than 80,000 images of other people to show you someone in a similar stance. Why? So you can make GIFs, of course. 

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ET Deals: Save Big With the Up Your Game Humble Software Bundle
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:00:35 +0000
ET Up Your Game

Want a simple video capture solution? What about a potential for improved network performance in online games? Well, the Up Your Game Humble Software Bundle is exactly what you'll want. With loads of great apps and services aimed at improving your gaming and streaming, you're getting a lot of bang for your buck here.

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Western Digital to Close HDD Plant, Increase SSD Production
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:14:01 +0000
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As the market shifts towards SSDs, Western Digital is winding down HDD production at one of its major factories and moving to focus on SSDs.

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Terrafugia Promises Its Flying Car Will Go on Sale in 2019
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:17:37 +0000

Terrafugia has been showing off prototypes and making vague promises for several years, but this is the first time there's been anything approaching a release date.

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You Haven’t Really Played Doom Until You’ve Played ASCII Doom
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:37:20 +0000
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It's like reading Shakespeare in the original Klingon.

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Researchers Claim Neanderthals Could Start Fires Using Stone Tools
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:47:12 +0000

Archaeologist Andrew Sorensen and his colleagues now say Neanderthals knew how to make fire, and they came to that decision after making fire themselves.

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Octopath Traveler is the Exclusive RPG the Switch Needed in 2018
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:02:30 +0000
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Octopath Traveller serves as something of a throwback JRPG with a 16-bit look that is cleverly paired with modern lighting and effects thanks to the Unreal Engine 4. And as the name implies, there are actually eight different stories in here for you to enjoy while exploring the various mechanics tied to each protagonist.

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AMD’s Zen 2 Will Offer Higher Core Counts, Major IPC Gains: Report
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:12:47 +0000
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A new report suggests AMD could field mainstream desktop CPUs with up to 16 cores and a 10-15 percent IPC (instructions per cycle) uplift when the company moves to 7nm.

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Cassini’s Infrared Cameras Gave Us Our Best View of Titan Ever
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:00:19 +0000

NASA just released the most startling and gorgeous shots of Titan yet -- and the first to truly peer beneath the murky hydrocarbon haze across the surface.

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