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Most IFTTT Gmail Features Will Stop Working Next Week
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 20:53:55 +0000

Everyone agrees with the ultimate goal of improving user privacy, but there can be drawbacks to locking down popular services. Users of IFTTT (If This, Then That) are in for a rude awakening next week.

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Nintendo Will Release Two New Switch Models This Year: Report
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 20:08:44 +0000

The rumors have bounced back and forth between a more powerful Switch and a budget model. Now, a report from the Wall Street Journal claims that both devices are coming later this year.

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Asus Live Update Pushed Malware to 1 Million PCs
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:26:46 +0000

The sketchy code didn't get on those machines via a hacked website or malicious browser extension. No, Asus itself pushed the malware to at hundreds of thousands of machines after attackers gained control of the company's update servers.

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Hands On With Nvidia’s New Jetson Nano
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:07:30 +0000
Nvidia Jetson Nano

Nvidia's Jetson family of embeddable GPU solutions is now more affordable than ever, with the Nano -- a $99 diminutive developer kit with a surprisingly powerful GPU and decent Ubuntu-friendly CPU.

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Report: Verizon’s Fixed 5G Broadband Service Economically Flawed, Unsustainable
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:51:24 +0000

Verizon's 5G fixed wireless service might never make money according to an analyst firm. The short range and small cell requirements are challenging to deal with.

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Google Stadia Is Powered by Intel CPUs, Not AMD
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:19:02 +0000

Google's Stadia will be powered by Intel CPUs, not AMD, when it comes to market.

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Microsoft Automates DNA-Based Data Storage
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:34:18 +0000

In 2018, humanity created 33 zettabytes (that's 33 billion petabytes), and that number will rise to about 175 zettabytes by 2025. Some computer scientists are worried that our ability to create data will eventually outstrip our ability to store it, so Microsoft is looking at ways to store that data in DNA.

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ET Deals: Learn Spanish, Japanese, And More With Humble Bundle
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:05:25 +0000
ET LAnguage Bundle

Want to travel the world, and speak at least a bit of each local language? Right now, you can tackle eight languages with this week's Humble Bundle.

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Rogue Ads Are Draining Android Phone Batteries With Hidden Videos
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:46:13 +0000
android triangle

An investigation by ad analysis firm Protected Media and Buzzfeed News has found that a popular ad network was exploited by fraudsters to push hidden video ads in apps, which subsequently drained batteries on the phones displaying them.

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AT&T’s Fake ‘5G E’ Network Slower Than Verizon, T-Mobile LTE
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:01:19 +0000

AT&T has been betting on its misleading "5G E" network branding to give it an edge over Verizon and T-Mobile. The only problem is, its fake 5G network is slower than both.

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