Intel CEO on 10nm delay: 'We prioritized performance at a time when predictability was really important'

At Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen this week, Intel CEO Robert Swan was asked why his company was roughly five years late in delivering chips built on 10-nanometer technology.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 2:58pm

Microsoft scores multibillion-dollar cloud deal with AT&T

Microsoft is expanding its strategic alliance with AT&T in a multiyear deal that will see the latter using Azure infrastructure as its preferred cloud provider, and later on moving most of its workforce to the Microsoft 365 suite of productivity tools.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 4:19pm

Breakthrough Initiatives teams up with VERITAS to search for coded messages from extraterrestrials

The scientists in question (from the VERITAS Collaboration) have teamed up with Breakthrough Listen -- the "initiative to find signs of intelligent life in the universe" -- to accomplish this task.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 4:52pm

Here are 28 Prime Day deals on PC hardware and electronics that are still live

Amazon's Prime Day 2019 has set a new record online shopping record that has surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined by some estimates.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 5:33pm

Facebook: Don't regulate us or China will take over

Facebook’s defense against being regulated or having certain parts of it shut down seems to rely on arguments that if it is not allowed to do what it wants, China will step in to fill the void and threaten our national security.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 5:50pm

More anti-robocall legislation is making its way to the House Energy & Commerce Committee

Back in March, the FTC slapped four robocalling organizations with multi-million dollar fines for their behavior, and in May, the Senate nearly unanimously voted to pass an anti-robocalling bill.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 6:37pm

Researchers have taught AI to solve a Rubik's Cube in just 1.2 seconds

Science is a powerful thing. It's taken mankind past the earth's atmosphere and onto the surface of the moon, and it has also brought us numerous advances in the fields of medicine, food, and energy.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 7:24pm

Sharpening Our Claws: Teaching Privacy Badger to Fight More Third-Party Trackers

The latest release of Privacy Badger gives it the power to detect and block a new class of evasive, pervasive third-party trackers, including Google Analytics.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 7:10pm

Read and Return Books to the Airport Bookstore

You’re waiting for your flight to board. Maybe you’re on a layover or your flight has been delayed or you’re just trying to kill some time, so you wander into one of those airport bookstores that look and feel the same no matter what city you’re in. And the table of recently published, hardback books is calling your…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 3:00pm

Make Sure Your Driver's License Can Get You Through Airport Security in 2020

The REAL ID act is scheduled to fully go into effect until October 1, 2020. That means that, depending on the state you live in, next year your driver’s license may no longer be acceptable identification for getting through airport security.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 4:00pm

Check if Your Android Device Has Been Infected by Malicious Adware

Another wave of sketchy apps has been banned from the Google Play Store. This time around, the offending apps all came from one publisher, CooTek, who has been accused by the security firm Lookout of deploying the malicious adware BeiTaAd in its apps.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 4:30pm
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