Why the Computing Cloud Will Keep Growing and Growing

The New York Times By  QUENTIN HARDY DEC. 25, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Bezos of Amazon, along with a couple of his rivals, may eventually control much of the $1 trillion global market for business computers and software. That is because Amazon Web Services, his...

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Your drone looks chilly, does it want this sweater?

by Kaitlyn Tiffany From The Verge For a mere $189 you can take your drone from maybe a little chilly to definitely toasty-warm. Wouldn’t you like to do that for your drone? If you would, San Francisco-based artist Danielle Baskin will help you. She makes this...

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How to Downgrade from iOS 10.2 to 10.1.1

BY JOSH SMITH 12/12/2016 This guide will show you how to go back to iOS 10.1.1 from iOS 10.2. If you run into iOS 10 problems or don’t like the performance on your iPhone or iPad after upgrading you can go back. Here’s how to downgrade from 10.2. Apple just released...

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How to Back Up Your Social Media Feeds

New York Times By  J. D. BIERSDORFER DEC. 15, 2016 Q. My photos posted on Instagram (along with my captions) function like a visual diary of my years. Is there a safe way to preserve them — off my phone, maybe even to transfer them to hard copy? I would be devastated...

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Biggest Tech Failures and Successes of 2016

New York Times By Brian X. Chen If you love technology, it may be time for a group hug: This year has been rough for consumer technology. From exploding smartphones and hoverboards to the proliferation of fake news on social media, many of our tech hardware, software...

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Researchers find weakness in common computer chip

2016-10-25 BINGHAMTON, NY – Researchers from Binghamton University—State University of New York and the University of California, Riverside have found a weakness in the Haswell central processing unit (CPU) components that makes common computer operating systems...

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Hacker-Proof Code Confirmed

Computer scientists can prove certain programs to be error-free with the same certainty that mathematicians prove theorems. The advances are being used to secure everything from unmanned drones to the internet. By Kevin Hartnett September 20, 2016 From Quanta Magazine...

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4 big plans to fix internet security

Internet security is in crisis. These four proposals offer tangible solutions -- including one scheme to change the Internet's workings from top to bottom By Fahmida Y. Rashid From InfoWorld The Internet is all-encompassing. Between mobile devices and work computers,...

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