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Lifehacker
Microsoft to Fix Surface Pro 3 Battery Issues With a Software Updateissue, apparently, and Microsoft may be able to fix the affected batteries with
Microsoft to Fix Surface Pro 3 Battery Issues With a Software Update
Lifehacker / Posted an hour ago
issue, apparently, and Microsoft may be able to fix the affected batteries with a software update, currently in the works. [Ars Technica] Pandora can now recommend nearby concerts based on your music preferences, thanks to their purchase of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
1TB AMD graphics card revealedup to 1TB of NAND flash memory to massively increase the available frame buffer
1TB AMD graphics card revealed
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
up to 1TB of NAND flash memory to massively increase the available frame buffer for high-end rendering projects, Ars Technica reports. While 1TB of memory on a graphics card may seem over-the-top for even the most astute PC enthusiasts... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Before the DNC hack, Russian internet trolls were being hired to pose as pro-Trump AmericansDave Aitel, a cybersecurity specialist, a former NSA employee, and founder of c
Before the DNC hack, Russian internet trolls were being hired to pose as pro-Trump Americans
Stamford Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
Dave Aitel, a cybersecurity specialist, a former NSA employee, and founder of cybersecurity firm Immunity Inc., wrote for Ars Technica last week. That makes sense given Russia's partiality to weaponizing information — and the digital era's... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Before the DNC hack, Russian internet trolls were being hired to pose as pro-Trump AmericansDave Aitel, a cybersecurity specialist, a former NSA employee, and founder of c
Before the DNC hack, Russian internet trolls were being hired to pose as pro-Trump Americans
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 hours ago
Dave Aitel, a cybersecurity specialist, a former NSA employee, and founder of cybersecurity firm Immunity Inc., wrote for Ars Technica last week. That makes sense given Russia's partiality to weaponizing information — and the digital era's... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Before the DNC hack, Russian internet trolls were being hired to pose as pro-Trump AmericansDave Aitel, a cybersecurity specialist, a former NSA employee, and founder of c
Before the DNC hack, Russian internet trolls were being hired to pose as pro-Trump Americans
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
Dave Aitel, a cybersecurity specialist, a former NSA employee, and founder of cybersecurity firm Immunity Inc., wrote for Ars Technica last week. That makes sense given Russia's partiality to weaponizing information — and the digital era's... Read more
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Business Insider
Before the DNC hack, Russian internet trolls were being hired to pose as pro-Trump AmericansDave Aitel, a cybersecurity specialist, a former NSA employee, and founder of c
Before the DNC hack, Russian internet trolls were being hired to pose as pro-Trump Americans
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
Dave Aitel, a cybersecurity specialist, a former NSA employee, and founder of cybersecurity firm Immunity Inc., wrote for Ars Technica last week. That makes sense given Russia's partiality to weaponizing information — and the digital era's... Read more
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Daily Maverick
US 2016: Donald J Trump, The Siberian Candidate?as Hennessey went on to argue, “Over the weekend, Dave Aitel [a computer securi
US 2016: Donald J Trump, The Siberian Candidate?
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
as Hennessey went on to argue, “Over the weekend, Dave Aitel [a computer security specialist in a note on the Ars Technica website] argued that the ‘DNC hack and dump is what cyberwar looks like’. There is a decent case that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Digital Dish: ‘Stranger Things’ keeps scaring up bingersimproved Cortana virtual assistant features such reminders for email commitment
Digital Dish: ‘Stranger Things’ keeps scaring up bingers
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
improved Cortana virtual assistant features such reminders for email commitments. Emoji get a boost of gender equality: As Ars Technica reported, the Unicode Consortium has announced support for 11 new “profession” emoji that depict both men and... Read more
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The Atlantic
Was Russia Behind the DNC Hack?Guccifer 2.0 provided in his blog post and found literal Russian signatures. H
Was Russia Behind the DNC Hack?
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
Guccifer 2.0 provided in his blog post and found literal Russian signatures. His findings were backed up by Dan Goodin at Ars Technica. “Given the evidence combined with everything else, I think it’s a strong attribution to one of the Russian... Read more
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Business Insider
People think Russia leaked the DNC emails to deliberately meddle in the US electionClinton campaign's analysis. Dave Aitel, the CEO of the security firm Immunity
People think Russia leaked the DNC emails to deliberately meddle in the US election
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Clinton campaign's analysis. Dave Aitel, the CEO of the security firm Immunity Inc., put it in blunt terms in a column for Ars Technica: "It meets the definition of an act of cyberwar, and the US government should respond as such." *Someone* stole... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Movie director Oliver Stone calls Pokémon Go 'a new level of invasion'who play the game, a renowned director has a starkly contrasting view of how he
Movie director Oliver Stone calls Pokémon Go 'a new level of invasion'
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
who play the game, a renowned director has a starkly contrasting view of how he sees the popular mobile game. According to ars technica UK, during a panel discussion at San Diego Comic Con this weekend, director Oliver Stone said the augmented... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Prenda's 'porno-trolling' bullying lawyers get slapped down in court — again!on the trio by a lower court. This week they became the latest to throw the boo
Prenda's 'porno-trolling' bullying lawyers get slapped down in court — again!
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
on the trio by a lower court. This week they became the latest to throw the book at the Prenda gang. (H/T to Joe Mullin of Ars Technica, who has stuck to these characters like glue.) Observing that the court already had ruled once against the... Read more
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Macworld
Verizon will cut off unlimited data users who use too much unlimited dataimpact on you: “Extraordinary” usage appears to be people who are sucking down
Verizon will cut off unlimited data users who use too much unlimited data
Macworld / Posted 5 days ago
impact on you: “Extraordinary” usage appears to be people who are sucking down more than 100GB every month. Verizon told Ars Technica that a very small number of users are exceeding 100GB every month on a single device. The carrier deems this as... Read more
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The Verge
Verizon will kick customers off unlimited data if they use over 100GB per month30GB, I'd be in trouble. Now the figure is official. Well, sort of. All we know
Verizon will kick customers off unlimited data if they use over 100GB per month
The Verge / Posted 6 days ago
30GB, I'd be in trouble. Now the figure is official. Well, sort of. All we know is that it's somewhere over 100 gigabytes. Ars Technica confirmed the limit with Verizon directly. Time to stop using LTE for your home internet "Because our network... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Lies, damned lies, and benchmarks: Futuremark responds to accusations of bias in new DirectX 12 Time Spy testmy perspective as a reviewer, it’s quite the opposite.Vendor-optimized paths ar
Lies, damned lies, and benchmarks: Futuremark responds to accusations of bias in new DirectX 12 Time Spy test
ExtremeTech / Posted 6 days ago
my perspective as a reviewer, it’s quite the opposite.Vendor-optimized paths are risky Back in 2008, when I worked for Ars Technica, I wrote a review of the Via Nano. During the course of testing that CPU, I decided to use a VIA-provided... Read more
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The Verge
KickassTorrents domains seized after alleged owner is arrested in Polandon the site, KickassTorrents is said to have rejected takedown notices based on
KickassTorrents domains seized after alleged owner is arrested in Poland
The Verge / Posted 7 days ago
on the site, KickassTorrents is said to have rejected takedown notices based on arcane and confusing criteria, writes Ars Technica. Demands included showing proof of both copyright ownership and that the content in question is in fact legally... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Forget about the U.S. government’s goal of 54.5 mpg by 2025; Americans love their SUVs too much – MacDailyNewsambitious plan to increase US passenger fleet average fuel efficiency to 54.5mp
Forget about the U.S. government’s goal of 54.5 mpg by 2025; Americans love their SUVs too much – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 7 days ago
ambitious plan to increase US passenger fleet average fuel efficiency to 54.5mpg,” Jonathan M. Gitlin reports for Ars Technica. “Back then, we looked at some of the new technologies that automakers were adopting in order to meet this goal,... Read more
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IGN
Pokemon Go: It Could Take You a Year to Rank up at Higher Levelsfeedback on our player? According to the data on projected experience needed t
Pokemon Go: It Could Take You a Year to Rank up at Higher Levels
IGN / Posted 7 days ago
feedback on our player? According to the data on projected experience needed to level up after level 30 (via Ars Technica), if players max out at 100,000 experience points per day, they'd need more than a week to get from level 31 to... Read more
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MedCity News
Breaking: Suit says faulty Theranos blood test led to heart attacktriggered a heart attack. It’s at least the ninth civil suit filed against the
Breaking: Suit says faulty Theranos blood test led to heart attack
MedCity News / Posted 7 days ago
triggered a heart attack. It’s at least the ninth civil suit filed against the onetime Silicon Valley darling, according to Ars Technica. According to the suit, filed as a class action in federal court in Phoenix, a man identified only as “R.C.”... Read more
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Philly.com
Comcast deepens move to wireless, shuffles executivesalso could acquire its own wireless spectrum this year at an auction at the Fed
Comcast deepens move to wireless, shuffles executives
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
also could acquire its own wireless spectrum this year at an auction at the Federal Communications Commission. Ars Technica, the online technology publication, reported on Monday that Comcast submitted an application a few months ago to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Graphics card rivalry heats up with release of NVIDIA GTX 1060competitor to the AMD RX 480. NVIDIA’s graphics card is priced at $250 while th
Graphics card rivalry heats up with release of NVIDIA GTX 1060
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
competitor to the AMD RX 480. NVIDIA’s graphics card is priced at $250 while the AMD counterpart is priced at $200, reports Ars Technica. NVIDIA claims that their GTX 1060 is 15 percent faster than the more power efficient RX 480, thereby... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
American entrepreneurs add zest to space raceif you cut costs to gain access to space, the economics of space make sense," e
American entrepreneurs add zest to space race
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 8 days ago
if you cut costs to gain access to space, the economics of space make sense," explains Eric Berger, senior space editor for Ars Technica. "You can make money in space." Such innovation comes at a critical juncture as NASA is stalled by uncertainty... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Why The Runaway Success of "Pokémon Go" Says Little About Nintendo’s FutureLabs, a former Google company, and the game is largely based on Niantic’s previ
Why The Runaway Success of "Pokémon Go" Says Little About Nintendo’s Future
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
Labs, a former Google company, and the game is largely based on Niantic’s previous creation, Ingress. (As Kyle Orland at Ars Technica points out, during the Pokémon Go announcement in September, Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto didn’t speak much about... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Learning to code as a 30-year-old kid with Apple’s Swift Playgrounds – MacDailyNewscompatible iPads come loaded with the ‘Swift Playgrounds’ app that Apple announ
Learning to code as a 30-year-old kid with Apple’s Swift Playgrounds – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 13 days ago
compatible iPads come loaded with the ‘Swift Playgrounds’ app that Apple announced at WWDC,” Andrew Cunningham writes for Ars Technica. “The app is Apple’s first crack at anything that even resembles an iOS-native development environment — iPad... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Valve moves to crack down on Steam gambling sitesis still running what amounts to a gambling operation — and it’s not performing
Valve moves to crack down on Steam gambling sites
ExtremeTech / Posted 13 days ago
is still running what amounts to a gambling operation — and it’s not performing any age verification when it does so, as Ars Technica reports. Gamers can spend real-world money to buy item chests with a random chance of finding something good... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Popular smartphone game Pokemon Go called security risk for iPhones [Updated]up and down. Some folks have successfully created one of these accounts, but ot
Popular smartphone game Pokemon Go called security risk for iPhones [Updated]
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
up and down. Some folks have successfully created one of these accounts, but others still get this screen: Update 2.0: Ars Technica reports that Niantic says Google will take action to reduce the permissions for Pokemon Go, and the developer... Read more
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Macworld
Goodbye, firstborn children: This study shows how wordy terms of service hurt usersand outrageous clauses in its Terms of Service (ToS). But surprise! Nearly ever
Goodbye, firstborn children: This study shows how wordy terms of service hurt users
Macworld / Posted 14 days ago
and outrageous clauses in its Terms of Service (ToS). But surprise! Nearly everyone joined anyway, as first reported by Ars Technica. The study takes its title from a common refrain about the phrase “I have read and agree to these terms.”How it... Read more
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International Business Times
Stingray evidence rejected by US federal judge for the first time from warrantless use of the technology," Nathan Wessler, an attorney with the A
Stingray evidence rejected by US federal judge for the first time
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
from warrantless use of the technology," Nathan Wessler, an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), told Ars Technica. According to the ACLU, 66 agencies across 24 states in the US and the District of Columbia own stingrays.... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Ars Technica: Apple’s Swift Playgrounds slightly misses the mark for developers – MacDailyNewsraw capability of the computer in the hands of people who didn’t have time to b
Ars Technica: Apple’s Swift Playgrounds slightly misses the mark for developers – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 15 days ago
raw capability of the computer in the hands of people who didn’t have time to become programmers,” Adam Banks writes for Ars Technica. “HyperCard, ‘like a software erector set,’ would crystallise computing into building blocks that any user could... Read more
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PC Advisor
AMD has fixed the RX 480's PCIe power draw issue! Here's everything you need to know.used together), the RX 480s beats a single GTX 1070. AMD had made us believe th
AMD has fixed the RX 480's PCIe power draw issue! Here's everything you need to know.
PC Advisor / Posted 15 days ago
used together), the RX 480s beats a single GTX 1070. AMD had made us believe that it could beat a single GTX 1080, but as Ars Technica pointed out, a single GTX 1080 or 1070 is better than having to deal with a CrossFire setup, especially with its... Read more
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Gamasutra
TUMBLESTONE AVAILABLE NOW ON STEAM AND WII UI've ever played." – Destructoid "We haven't been bit this hard by the 'oh, ju
TUMBLESTONE AVAILABLE NOW ON STEAM AND WII U
Gamasutra / Posted 15 days ago
I've ever played." – Destructoid "We haven't been bit this hard by the 'oh, just one more game' bug in a long time." – Ars Technica "I regret every time I didn't make time to play Tumblestone." – The Escapist About The Quantum Astrophysicists... Read more
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The Verge
PewDiePie and other YouTubers took money from Warner Bros. for positive game reviewswebsite to learn more about the [game], to learn how they can register, and to
PewDiePie and other YouTubers took money from Warner Bros. for positive game reviews
The Verge / Posted 15 days ago
website to learn more about the [game], to learn how they can register, and to learn how to play the game," according to Ars Technica. The videos earned more than 5.5 million views for Warner Bros., with PewDiePie's monster subscriber numbers... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Warning: Pokemon Go can read your email"augmented reality" interface couldn't function. But with Pokemon Go, we're ta
Warning: Pokemon Go can read your email
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 16 days ago
"augmented reality" interface couldn't function. But with Pokemon Go, we're talking the full enchilada. The game can: Ars Technica calls it a "privacy trainwreck". It's a security nightmare, too, if your company uses the Business version of... Read more
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Newsmax
Facebook Vows to Delete Graphic Live Video If Used to 'Mock Victims'a video posted of someone's death if the video is "used to mock the victim or c
Facebook Vows to Delete Graphic Live Video If Used to 'Mock Victims'
Newsmax / Posted 16 days ago
a video posted of someone's death if the video is "used to mock the victim or celebrate the shooting," according to UK's Ars Technica. The tech company made the announcement after a live video of the shooting death of Philando Castile in... Read more
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Boston Globe
As streaming gains momentum, money and ethics collidein the site. The video exploded into a blockbuster story, earning writeups in g
As streaming gains momentum, money and ethics collide
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
in the site. The video exploded into a blockbuster story, earning writeups in gaming and gaming-adjacent sites ranging from Ars Technica to Polygon and even ESPN, which eventually roped in a third streamer, Josh “JoshOG” Beaver. ESPN reported that... Read more
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EuroNews
Facebook faces tax probe over transfer of assets to IrelandFacebook made Dublin its international headquarters and main international busi
Facebook faces tax probe over transfer of assets to Ireland
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
Facebook made Dublin its international headquarters and main international business unit. IRS demanded tax deal business records, Facebook responded with 3 e-mails https://t.co/M2scA39fnz by cfarivar

— Ars Technica (arstechnica) July 8... Read more
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FOX Business
Red Dead Redemption Sales Skyrocket on Microsoft Updatefirst noticed the jump, which it hailed in an admittedly sensationalist headlin
Red Dead Redemption Sales Skyrocket on Microsoft Update
FOX Business / Posted 19 days ago
first noticed the jump, which it hailed in an admittedly sensationalist headline that claimed sales were up "6,000%." Ars Technica has since debunked the headline, yet sales do appear to be rising. Amazon.com ranks Red Dead Redemptionseventhin... Read more
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FOX Business
Red Dead Redemption Sales Skyrocket on Microsoft Updatefirst noticed the jump, which it hailed in an admittedly sensationalist headlin
Red Dead Redemption Sales Skyrocket on Microsoft Update
FOX Business / Posted 19 days ago
first noticed the jump, which it hailed in an admittedly sensationalist headline that claimed sales were up "6,000%." Ars Technica has since debunked the headline, yet sales do appear to be rising. Amazon.com ranks Red Dead Redemptionseventhin... Read more
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The Hill
Hacker leaks apparent DNC strategy guidegroup, made up of representatives from all EU member state governments, is set
Hacker leaks apparent DNC strategy guide
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
group, made up of representatives from all EU member state governments, is set to vote on the Privacy Shield. Read on, at Ars Technica, here. WHO'S IN THE SPOTLIGHT: --AVAST. Avast is purchasing AVG to create a big antivirus company. The two... Read more
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The Hill
Alleged DNC hacker dumps apparent Dem strategy guidegroup, made up of representatives from all EU member state governments, is set
Alleged DNC hacker dumps apparent Dem strategy guide
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
group, made up of representatives from all EU member state governments, is set to vote on the Privacy Shield. Read on, at Ars Technica, here. WHO’S IN THE SPOTLIGHT: --AVAST. Avast is purchasing AVG to create a big antivirus company. The two... Read more
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International Business Times
Sweden: National DNA database could soon be released to law enforcement and private companies the world's most comprehensive registry, which contains genetic information on
Sweden: National DNA database could soon be released to law enforcement and private companies
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
the world's most comprehensive registry, which contains genetic information on every Swedish citizen under the age of 43, Ars Technica reported. The database so far has been off limits, except to the medical research community. There have been... Read more
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FOX Business
Verizon Is About to Take 3 Pages Out of T-Mobile's Playbookto its own customers. Reportedly, a current Verizon employee posted the new pr
Verizon Is About to Take 3 Pages Out of T-Mobile's Playbook
FOX Business / Posted 21 days ago
to its own customers. Reportedly, a current Verizon employee posted the new promotions online (which were republished by Ars Technica), and they include a rollover data plan, the use of slowed data speeds after the monthly data cap has been... Read more
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FOX Business
Verizon Is About to Take 3 Pages Out of T-Mobile's Playbookto its own customers. Reportedly, a current Verizon employee posted the new pr
Verizon Is About to Take 3 Pages Out of T-Mobile's Playbook
FOX Business / Posted 21 days ago
to its own customers. Reportedly, a current Verizon employee posted the new promotions online (which were republished by Ars Technica), and they include a rollover data plan, the use of slowed data speeds after the monthly data cap has been... Read more
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The Scientist
Faulty Statistics Muddy fMRI Resultsgroup. Then they fed the data into one of three commonly used software packages
Faulty Statistics Muddy fMRI Results
The Scientist / Posted 21 days ago
group. Then they fed the data into one of three commonly used software packages (SPM, FSL, and AFNI) thousands of times, Ars Technica reported. In addition to finding a startlingly high false-positive rate, the researchers found a bug in the... Read more
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PC Advisor
An AMD RX 480 4GB can be flashed to 8GB, here's what you need to know about the cards!used together), the RX 480s beats a single GTX 1070. AMD had made us believe th
An AMD RX 480 4GB can be flashed to 8GB, here's what you need to know about the cards!
PC Advisor / Posted 21 days ago
used together), the RX 480s beats a single GTX 1070. AMD had made us believe that it could beat a single GTX 1080, but as Ars Technica pointed out, a single GTX 1080 or 1070 is better than having to deal with a CrossFire setup, especially with its... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Here's why NASA should be worried about China’s blossoming space programlaunch marks “a moment when China firmly staked its position as one of the worl
Here's why NASA should be worried about China’s blossoming space program
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
launch marks “a moment when China firmly staked its position as one of the world’s great space-faring nations,” Ars Technica reports. “The launch of Long March 7 shows them stepping into the modern era if you will,” Leroy Chiao, a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Here's why NASA should be worried about China’s blossoming space programlaunch marks “a moment when China firmly staked its position as one of the worl
Here's why NASA should be worried about China’s blossoming space program
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 days ago
launch marks “a moment when China firmly staked its position as one of the world’s great space-faring nations,” Ars Technica reports. “The launch of Long March 7 shows them stepping into the modern era if you will,” Leroy Chiao, a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Here's why NASA should be worried about China’s blossoming space programlaunch marks “a moment when China firmly staked its position as one of the worl
Here's why NASA should be worried about China’s blossoming space program
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
launch marks “a moment when China firmly staked its position as one of the world’s great space-faring nations,” Ars Technica reports. “The launch of Long March 7 shows them stepping into the modern era if you will,” Leroy Chiao, a... Read more
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PC Advisor
We suggest holding fire before purchasing the AMD Radeon RX 480. Here's why.used together), the RX 480s beats a single GTX 1070. AMD had made us believe th
We suggest holding fire before purchasing the AMD Radeon RX 480. Here's why.
PC Advisor / Posted 23 days ago
used together), the RX 480s beats a single GTX 1070. AMD had made us believe that it could beat a single GTX 1080, but as Ars Technica pointed out, a single GTX 1080 or 1070 is better than having to deal with a CrossFire setup, especially with its... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Android full-disk encryption vulnerable to crackingmade available to our customers and partners,” and Google said it rolled out pa
Android full-disk encryption vulnerable to cracking
techcentral.ie / Posted 23 days ago
made available to our customers and partners,” and Google said it rolled out patches in May and January. Duo Security told Ars Technica that an estimated 37% of all Android phones running the Duo app had not yet received the patches. “Patching... Read more
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