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How I finally ditched Verizon and switched to Google Project Fi...
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Back in the fall of 2015, I signed up for Project Fi on a phone I was reviewing at the time, the LG-built Nexus 5X. Rather than ending my two-year Verizon contract early and transferring my main phone number to Project Fi, I opted to create a new phone nu
By ceres on 2016-12-27 02:34 UTC
WH: AI Will Increase Inequality Gap, Gov Will Need To Expand Welfare...
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Gov estimates millions of driving jobs will be lost. The report says: “Job displacement is likely to be one of the most serious negative consequences of AI-driven automation, impacting entire industries and communities.

By aphrodite on 2016-12-24 04:47 UTC
Why You Shouldnt Worry About Robots Stealing Your Jobs...
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As much as 47% of American employment is at high risk of being automated over the next 10 to 20 years, reckoned Oxford University's Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael Osborne in 2013. They subsequently worked out that 35% of British jobs were similarly vulnerable. Based on their figures, Andrew
By aphrodite on 2016-12-24 04:46 UTC
Federal Report Claims Artificial Intelligence Will Take Over 47 Percent Of Jobs In The United States: Should You Start To Panic?...
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A federal report claimed that up to 47 percent of jobs in the United States are at risk of being taken over by artificial intelligence. Should workers start to panic over possibly losing their positions to the technology?
By aphrodite on 2016-12-24 04:46 UTC
Brent Bozell: ‘Zuckerberg Assured Me’ Facebook Won’t Use Politics to Target ‘Fake News’...
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Media Research Center president and conservative activist Brent Bozell says Mark Zuckerberg has assured him that Facebook will not be politically targeting conservative content as it launches its "fake news" initiative.
By rjx32 on 2016-12-21 23:52 UTC
Everything you need to know about buying a new phone...
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A lot has changed in the phone-shopping world. Know what to look for before searching for a new one.
By ceres on 2016-12-21 01:30 UTC
Virtual Reality Wont Be Lonely for Much Longer...
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If 2016 was the year VR arrived, 2017 is the year developers will start thinking seriously about making VR social. VR is all about immersion — that sense that you’re actually there, in the place to which your senses are transporting you. And adding a social component to a virtual
By ceres on 2016-12-20 16:23 UTC
New report says Android phones by Lenovo and others may be running spyware apps...
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When security firm Kryptowire discoveredlast month that Chinese firmware company Adups was spying on text messages, call logs, contact lists, and location information sent by Blu R1 HD phones in the United States, Blu quickly acted to plug the security ho
By ceres on 2016-12-20 16:23 UTC
Facebook co-founder's new $10 million initiative to test if cash handouts will help fix America...
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Leaders from academia, government and the corporate world are exploring the idea of a universal basic income.
By rjx32 on 2016-12-20 01:45 UTC
Most Firefox Users Still Running Windows 7...
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The Firefox Hardware Report published recently by Mozilla shows that Windows 7 is the number one operating system for users running the company’s browser, with a share of 44.86 percent, followed by Windows 10 with 25.67 percent.
By kynast on 2016-12-20 01:10 UTC
21 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2016...
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These ingenious gadgets and ideas tackled inequality and improved the world for millions of people in 2016.
By viper1 on 2016-12-18 17:15 UTC
2016 wasn't so bad: 5 ways this year will shape the future...
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When we look back, 2016 could be the year we started to live longer, better, and beyond Earth.
By viper1 on 2016-12-18 17:12 UTC
‘Dark Web’ Sold 1 Billion Yahoo User Hack Data Many Times...
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Cyber-security firm InfoArmor claims that the data from Yahoo's one billion user account hack was sold a number of times last August for $300,000 on the “dark web,” and that it is still offered for sale.
By viper1 on 2016-12-18 17:00 UTC
Yahoo’s billion-user database reportedly sold on the Dark Web for just $300,000...
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As if 2016 wasn’t shitty enough for Yahoo – which admitted to two separate breaches that saw 500 million users’ and then 1 billion users’ details stolen by hackers – the New York Times reports that a billion-user database was sold on the Dark Web last Aug
By ceres on 2016-12-16 14:47 UTC
Find out if your Yahoo account was hacked (and what to do next)...
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If you're wondering what to do after hearing about the massive data breach, follow these steps to make sure you're safe.
By kynast on 2016-12-16 00:42 UTC
4.6Gbps Wi-Fi: How 60GHz wireless worksand should you use it?...
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The former WiGig 60GHz standard is finally here, but can it live up to the hype?
By viper1 on 2016-12-15 17:55 UTC
Disney IT workers, in lawsuit, claim discrimination against Americans...
After Disney IT workers were told in October 2014 of the plan to use offshore outsourcing firms, employees said the workplace changed. The number of South Asian workers in Disney technology buildings increased, and some workers had to train H-1B-visa-holding replacements. Approximately 250 IT
By viper1 on 2016-12-15 17:54 UTC
Yahoo says more than 1 billion accounts were compromised in a 2013 hack...
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Yahoo has disclosed a huge 2013 hack in which more than 1 billion accounts were compromised. According to Yahoo, the hack resulted in email addresses, encrypted passwords, and even unencrypted security answers being obtained. The post Yahoo says more than
By ceres on 2016-12-15 02:19 UTC
Yahoo discloses (another) massive data breach, this time of over 1 billion user accounts...
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Consider changing your password following Yahoo's reveal of yet another massive security breach.
By ceres on 2016-12-15 02:18 UTC
Netgear starts patching routers affected by a critical flaw...
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Networking device manufacturer Netgear released firmware updates for several router models in order to patch a critical vulnerability that's publicly known and could be exploited by hackers.The vulnerability was disclosed by a researcher Friday and affect
By ceres on 2016-12-13 18:15 UTC
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