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Intel CEO Steps Down From Trump's Manufacturing Council

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:46
Citing a 'divided political climate,' Brian Krzanich joins Merck CEO Kenneth C. Frazier and Under Armour chief Kevin Plank in resigning from Trump's council.

Smaller Xbox Wireless Adapter Delayed Until January 2018

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:46
Microsoft is yet to explain why the adapter, which was meant to launch last week, suddenly suffered a six month delay.

Intel's Gemini Lake Chips Offer 15 Percent Performance Boost

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:46
Intel's next generation of low-end processors will include some nice new features as well as a performance bump for entry-level hardware.

Blizzard Decides Dropping Battle.net Name Was a Mistake

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:46
After thinking about it and listening to feedback, the Battle.net name is here to stay in a slightly modified form.

Being Default Search on iPhone Costs Google $3B

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:46
50 percent of Google's mobile search revenue is from iOS devices, which makes the huge payment worthwhile.

PornHub's $25K Scholarship Contest Is Back

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:46
The Pornhub Cards contest offers a $25,000 scholarship to someone who is 'contributing to a better future for the world.'

Broadcom Teases Speedy 802.11ax 'Max WiFi' Chips

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:46
The next generation of Wi-Fi promises up to 4x faster downloads and 6x faster uploads with 4x better coverage.

Qualcomm Hopes to Recapture AR for Android

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:46
With Apple's ARKit coming soon, Qualcomm has two- and three-camera solutions to let more Android phones do augmented reality.

DreamHost: DOJ Wants Data on Visitors to Trump Protest Site

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 16:17
The DOJ wants DreamHost to hand over 1.3 million visitor IP addresses associated with a website that organized Trump inauguration protests.

Amazon Recalls Potentially Unsafe Solar Eclipse Glasses

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 16:17
YES, you need special glasses to view the Monday eclipse; if you bought some from Amazon, though, better check you inbox to make sure they weren't recalled.

Sprint Donating Free Gadgets, Data to 180K Students

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:54
The 1Million Project aims to connect 1 million high schoolers who lack web access at home.

Netflix Snags Shonda Rhimes From ABC

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:54
Under the multi-year deal, Rhimes will move her Shondaland production company from ABC Studios to Netflix.

LG V30 Includes 'Graphy' Camera Feature, 'Floating Bar' Interface

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 09:41
The flagship smartphone also features LG's new UX 6.0+ user interface optimized for an 18:9 OLED display.

GoDaddy Ditches Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 09:41
On The Daily Stormer this morning is a post that says the site has been hacked by internet collective Anonymous, but the group denies it.

Tesla Is Touring Australia With a Tiny House

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 09:41
And of course, it will be towed from one destination to the next by a Model X.

Esports One Wants to Be Your Go-To for Gaming Stats

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 09:41
Add useful information modules to your favorite game streams this September.

Facebook Secretly Releases Photo-Sharing App in China

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 06:16
Colorful Balloons is an app similar to Facebook Moments, but without any hint of the social network's involvement.

Akasa Launches Raspberry Pi Case With Thermal Kit

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 06:16
The Raspberry Pi 3 is known to be capable of running at burning hot temperatures, making this case well worth considering.

SonicSpy Android Spyware Records Audio, Snoops on Call Logs

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 11:37
The spyware in question, SonicSpy, showed up in Google Play via three messaging apps: Hulk Messenger, Troy Chat, and Soniac, which have since been removed.

Elon Musk's OpenAI Bot Beats Pro Dota 2 Player

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 11:37
OpenAI has been hard at work on a bot capable of beating top professional players at Dota 1v1, and on Friday, it succeeded.

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