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Tim Cook: 'Maybe we should have been clearer' over iPhone throttling

In a recent interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook acknowledges the company should have been clearer with iPhone owners.

Samsung Announces Large-Scale Production Of GDDR6 Memory Chips

Samsung announced that it has started mass production of 16Gb (2GB) GDDR6 memory chips.

AMD Targeted By Class Action Suit Over Spectre Vulnerabilities

Two law firms have announced their intention to file class-action lawsuits against AMD. The firms claim the company failed to disclose knowledge of its products’ Spectre vulnerability.

'Claymore Miner' ETH Mining Software Vulnerable To Botnet Hijacking

A new growing botnet is targeting machines running the Ethereum mining software called “Claymore Miner” and hijacking them to mine for someone else.

Click-Fraud Chrome Extensions Removed from Store After 500,000 Downloads

Researchers from security firm ICEBRG report finding a cluster of scam extensions in the Google Web Store with a combined download figure of more than 500,000. The post Click-Fraud Chrome Extensions Removed from Store After 500,000 Downloads appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ET Deals: 128GB iPad Pro 12.9-inch with 4G Support for $750

While Apple has the Mini for those with smaller tastes, it also goes the other direction with the 12.9-inch iPad Pro for those of us who want big screens. So if you're an artist looking for a large drawing surface, or you simply want...Show More Summary

Huawei Pushes Powerline Networking with the WiFi Q2 Whole-Home Wi-Fi Solution

Mesh networking / whole-home Wi-Fi systems have seen rapid growth over the last couple of years. Almost all vendors in the consumer networking space have one or more offerings in that hot segment. At CES 2018, Huawei threw its hat into the ring with the WiFi Q2 Whole-Home Wi-Fi Solution. Show More Summary

Google’s AutoML Creates Machine Learning Models Without Programming Experience

The gist of Cloud AutoML is that almost anyone can bring a catalog of images, import tags for the images, and create a functional machine learning model based on that. The post Google’s AutoML Creates Machine Learning Models Without Programming Experience appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Supermicro Debuts 300W X299 PG300 Motherboard

Supermicro had its new C9X299-PG300 motherboard that supports Intel Core X-Series CPUs with up to a 300W TDP.

ZOTAC at CES 2018: Gemini Lake 'Credit Card' Pico PCs

LAS VEGAS, NV — Last year Intel introduced its Compute Card initiative, aimed mostly at manufacturers of specialized PCs and smart devices that benefit from high integration, easy installation, and a standardized dimension or interface. Show More Summary

Senate Democrats, 22 States Fight To Restore Net Neutrality

Senate Democrats are on the verge of achieving a majority vote that could eventually restore the consumer protections. At the same time, 22 states are suing to block the FCC’s repeal decision.

Cloudflare Access Provides BeyondCorp-Like Security To Any Company

Cloudflare Access allows companies to easily shift to a "perimeter-less" network security architecture, where each device is considered not to be secure and requires authentication. The model, called BeyondCorp, was invented by Goog...

Hearing Aids: Better, Cheaper, and More Accessible Than Ever

Nearly everyone suffers from some hearing loss as they age, but for most people it isn't bad enough to warrant the expense of seeing an audiologist. Thanks to the new Hearing Aid Act, that's changing, as companies can now sell hearing devices direct to consumers. Show More Summary

Kingston at CES 2018: Nucleum, a Portable 7-in-1 USB-C Dock for Notebooks

LAS VEGAS, NV — Notebook manufacturers, Apple in particular, were heavily criticized in 2016/2017 for introducing notebooks that feature only USB Type-C connectors. For end-users, such a transition meant making an additional investment into new peripherals, or docks. Show More Summary

Building a Compact, Powerful Mechanical Keyboard for Travel

Most people are content to leave their keyboard on the desk where it belongs, but I have a different set of requirements. The post Building a Compact, Powerful Mechanical Keyboard for Travel appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ZOTAC at CES 2018: Workstation Mini-PCs with NVIDIA Quadro

LAS VEGAS, NV — ZOTAC’s new lineup of workstations consists of three systems based on Intel’s quad-core Core i5-7500T processor and one of three GPUs: the NVIDIA Quadro P1000 with 4 GB of GDDR5, the NVIDIA Quadro P3000 with 6 GB of GDDR5, and the NVIDIA P5000 with 16 GB of GDDR5. Show More Summary

Exotic Cooling In Adata 'JellyFish' RAM Project

Adata's Project JellyFish isn't the wildest system memory design we've ever seen, but it's certainly the...wettest.

Chromecast, Google Home May Be Overloading Your Wi-Fi

If you've had Wi-Fi problems since hooking up a Google smart speaker or Chromecast, it may not be your router or internet that's to blame. The post Chromecast, Google Home May Be Overloading Your Wi-Fi appeared first on ExtremeTech.

21 States Sue to Stop Net Neutrality Rollback

Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia have requested a review of the FCC's decision to dismantle net neutrality. Meanwhile, 50 Senators have agreed to vote against the FCC's decision -- but House support and a potential Trump veto loom large. The post 21 States Sue to Stop Net Neutrality Rollback appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Top Cryptocurrencies Rocked By Double-Digit Losses Amid Crackdown Fears

2017 was a banner year for cryptocurrencies, but it could all be coming crashing down in 2018. For the second day in a row, the values of nearly all the top 100 cryptocurrencies are tumbling hard.

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