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Intel Edison: A Computer in an SD Card

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Introducing Intel's Edison: a new single board computer. Read more on MAKE

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Malware holds computer files for ransom - WTSP 10 News

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WTSP 10 News Malware holds computer files for ransom WTSP 10 News "Last month, we had a pop-up on our main computer that read that all our files would be destructed within a couple of days if we didn't pay a thousand dollars," said Tyler DePergola...
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New computer program wants to teach itself everything about any ...

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Researchers from the University of Washington and the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence have created the first fully automated computer program th...
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IRS Claims Six More Computer Crashes Led to Lost Emails | Vote No Confidence

IRS Claims Six More Computer Crashes Led to Lost Emails | Vote No Confidence | ssdirect | Scoop.it
REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesJune 17, 2014Republican lawmakers reacted incredulously Tuesday, after Internal Revenue Ser...
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that's what happened to my tax submission too .. eh

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Tech Tips: Facebook Ads, Tracking and You - ABC News

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Tech Tips: Facebook Ads, Tracking and You
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If you use Facebook, the specific ads you see have been based mostly on what you do on Facebook — your profile information, status updates, likes and interests.
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Learn from mistakes- says a Hotmail technicians

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As on today there are countless emails became hacked/hijacked/ or lost the password. Majorly such issues are mainly happens due to the fault of users itself. We provide the awareness and timeless a...

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At some time, you may come across any type of issue such as losing your hotmail email password, hotmail password reset, recovery, password change or facing trouble while sending an email. On such time, contact Hotmail Tech help phone number 1-855-550-2552 in case of any concern linked with your hotmail account.

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I'd Never Admit That to My Doctor. But to a Computer? Sure - Pacific Standard

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I'd Never Admit That to My Doctor. But to a Computer? Sure
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... to this problem: Virtual humans.
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Daily Tech News Show - Feb. 19th

+Andrew Zarian joins us as we talk about Google Fiber possibly invading 34 new cities, and the FCC cracking down on Net Neutrality violations again.
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New email scam uses fake funeral notice to infect computer ...

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MADISON (WITI) -- State officials are warning of a new email scam that uses fake funeral announcements as a way to infect your computer with malicious software (malware).
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Finger Computer Reads Books Aloud - Discovery News

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Finger Computer Reads Books Aloud
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The prototype is a finger-mounted computer that reads text aloud as users run their finger across each word.
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Google+ Meets Gmail: Everything You Need To Know About The Explosive Combo

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It's no secret that Google has been working hard to push its social network into the mainstream. Google has killed off some of its own products — e.g, the late Google Reader — in an attempt to drive more users into the arms of Google+. A more common tactic, however, has been to create bridges between the…

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Roger Davies – Google+ - installed new android app for rootsmagic .. coolio! The app…

Roger Davies – Google+ - installed new android app for rootsmagic .. coolio! The app… | ssdirect | Scoop.it
installed new android app for rootsmagic .. coolio! The app is available right now on Google Play and the Amazon appstore. More information is available…
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The Painless Way to Ditch Your Old Windows XP for a More Secure Linux

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Windows XP just isn’t secure anymore! If the expense of the new Windows operating systems is too great, here’s an easy and painless way to get a completely free Linux, keep your old Windows XP installation, and start surfing securely.
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I switched all my work computers to Linux years ago. Ubuntu for latest and greatest or Mint for clients wanting an XP look and feel .. You can dual boot i.e. leave both on the computer and pick at boot up which to fire up .. or (my preference) replace system and keep all your data .. sweet!

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How Accurate Is The Computer Code Shown In Hollywood Thrillers? This ... - Yahoo News

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How Accurate Is The Computer Code Shown In Hollywood Thrillers? This ...
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For instance, in David Fincher's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Rooney Mara plays a computer hacker who aids a journalist in his search for a long-lost woman.
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me believe all I think I see ..

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Computer program tricks judges into thinking it's human - Columbus Dispatch

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Computer program tricks judges into thinking it's human Columbus Dispatch The achievement, being hailed as a milestone for the field of artificial intelligence, came this month in London at a competition involving five computer programs organized...
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Ransomware takes your computer hostage: Here is how to defend against it - Today.com

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Ransomware takes your computer hostage: Here is how to defend against it
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Criminals can now take computers hostage, threatening to wipe out all files if the victims don't pay up. No masked men are involved.
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once it gets this bad .. you need to call someone like me ..

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Google's Famous Security Guru Found An Embarrassing Hole In Microsoft's Products

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This is notable for a few reasons. Microsoft rarely releases these kinds of urgent patches, only nine of them so far in 2014 .
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oh microsoft .. you lil scamp ..

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How LEDs Are Set to Revolutionize Hi-Tech Greenhouse Farming ...

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How LEDs Are Set to Revolutionize Hi-Tech Greenhouse Farming. LEDs outperform incandescent lights, hands down. But they should also give farmers unprecedented control over plant growth, development and nutritional ...
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Tips for packing your desktop computer when moving - Houston Movers

Tips for packing your desktop computer when moving - Houston Movers | ssdirect | Scoop.it
Follow these steps and it will be much easier to pack and unpack your desktop computer during the move. 1. Take a Picture Before you begin to take apart the many cables which are on your computer, take a picture of them.
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How to Get Hacked in 5 Exciting Steps

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They would not like discovering that they can’t get into their own email, Twitter, or Facebook accounts. They do that for three security reasons. (My Yahoo Tech column today: How to Get Hacked in 5 Easy Steps.
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What's one thing you hate sharing? | ask.fm/Ashleyslair

What's one thing you hate sharing? | ask.fm/Ashleyslair | ssdirect | Scoop.it
My computer (What's one thing you hate sharing? — My computer http://t.co/WmcS6J1H3k)
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Polar vortex chill exterminated 95 percent of stink bugs in Va. Tech experiment - Washington Post (blog)

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Washington Post (blog)
Polar vortex chill exterminated 95 percent of stink bugs in Va.
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In Depth: Will we ever be able to rid the world of computer viruses? – WorldNewsPress.net

In Depth: Will we ever be able to rid the world of computer viruses? – WorldNewsPress.net | ssdirect | Scoop.it
In the beginning, when most of the internet was still rolling green fields, there was no need for antivirus software. Early web users could swap files with... (In Depth: Will we ever be able to rid the world of computer viruses?
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Roger Davies – Google+ - XP is dead, long live the XP .. Since Windows XP will no…

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XP is dead, long live the XP .. Since Windows XP will no longer be supported after Apr 2014 .. the demise of the long 'loved' operating system is assured.…
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http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/enterprise/endofsupport.aspx

 

My choice: Switch everything to Linux (I like UBUNTU) and run free LIBREOFFICE and GOOGLE apps .. works for me!

 

http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop

https://www.libreoffice.org/features

http://www.google.com/enterprise/apps/business

 

Call me ..

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Roger Davies – Google+ - oh, and also installed sucessfully the 'new' (to me) Google…

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oh, and also installed sucessfully the 'new' (to me) Google Cloud Print. Just set up the share on my desktop in Chrome and then I can print from any of my…
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Your Computer May Be At Risk!! | 

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News in Nenagh: Your Computer May Be At Risk!! http://t.co/EXvPulTU22
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or do what I do .. reinstall Linux on them and keep on computing ..

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