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Smarter robots put 50% of jobs at risk

Love your job? Enjoy it while it lasts. There’s a 50% chance you’re going to be sacked and replaced by a robot. The Bank of England has warned that machines could take over 80 million…

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Just when you thought your cell phone bill was getting simpler, Verizon has a brand new fee for you.

Verizon (VZ, Tech30) will begin charging certain customers a $20 activation fee when they add a new line to their service. The fee is a one-time charge — it won’t ever show up on your…

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ISIS responds to Anonymous’ threat of cyber war

An ISIS-affiliated account on the messaging app Telegram has sent out a message about Anonymous’threat to launch its “biggest operation ever” against the terrorist group. After the Paris terror attacks on Friday that left at…

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Microsoft places severe limits on unlimited OneDrive Storage

OneDrive capacity has grown by leaps and bounds this year. Microsoft increased capacity 40-fold earlier this year when it bumped the humble 25 GB of storage for OneDrive for Business accounts up to 1 TB,…

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Windows 10 pending its first big update

The first major update to Windows 10 is available for PCs and tablets. With this update, there are improvements in all aspects of the platform and experience, including thousands of partners updating their device drivers…

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Microsoft covertly reissues botched patch KB 3097877 for Windows 7

The day is yet young, but I’m seeing lots and lots of reports of crashes, hangs, and odd behavior attributed to KB 3097877. As of this moment, Microsoft hasn’t acknowledged any problems in KB 3097877,…

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Stop Windows 10 from Spying and Tracking you

So you heard all the buzz that Microsoft’s latest OS Windows 10 spys on you. Well we found a product that says they can disable the spying/tracking built into Windows 10. This tool also works…

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AMD faces suit over alleged misrepresentation of new CPU

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — One of the world’s largest computer chip manufacturers is facing a lawsuit over allegations of deceptive marketing. Tony Dickey, on behalf of himself and others similarly situated, filed a…

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Who’s watching you?

More than 14 million devices are already running Microsoft’s Windows 10 after its global launch on Wednesday, but it’s unclear how many of their users read the company’s Privacy Policy and Service Agreement before downloading….

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Pouring Saltwater Over Graphene Generates Electricity

A team of Chinese scientists did an impossible-sounding thing. They created electricity simply by dragging a droplet of saltwater across a layer of graphene. No big fires, no greenhouse gases, no fuss. They created energy…

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