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GeForce GTX 1080 Owners Report Fan Speed Issues

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Owners of NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1080 Reference model are reporting erratic fan speed changes according to TechPowerUp. Some of the complaints are coming from people who bought the Founder’s Edition of NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1080. The Founder’s Edition is the first run of the cards and was released by NVIDIA themselves. Customers paid $699 for their Founder’s Edition cards compared ... Read More »

Report: Anti-Encryption Bill Losing Support

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In the aftermath of the Paris attacks last year, legislators in the US Senate began work on a bill that would require backdoors to allow police to circumvent encryption. The anti-encryption effort picked up steam after the San Bernardino shooting, and the subsequent legal battle over whether Apple should be forced to unlock a phone to assist the investigation into ... Read More »

Google Prevails Against Oracle In Java API Lawsuit

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On Thursday, Oracle was delivered a blow in its years-long litigation against Google’s use of Java in Android. A jury has determined that Google’s use of Java Application Programing Interfaces (API) in the creation of Android fell under fair use, and that Oracle therefore has no damages under copyright law. In the second trial, the jury has unanimously ruled that ... Read More »

H3H3 Productions Lawsuit Helps Start Fair Use Protection Account (FUPA)

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If you pay attention to YouTube at all, you may have heard what Ethan and Hila Klein of H3H3 Productions have been going through recently. In case you haven’t, H3H3 Productions is currently in the process of being sued by another YouTuber, The Bold Guy, where H3H3 made a reaction video to one of his videos on a secondary channel ... Read More »

Facebook and Microsoft to Lay Cable Across the Atlantic Ocean

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Facebook and Microsoft have announced a joint project to lay an undersea cable across the Atlantic Ocean. Both companies are transferring larger and larger amounts of data between their data centers in North America and their users in Europe. This new cable will help them meet the growing demand. The cable will stretch from Virginia to Spain, two locations which ... Read More »

Microsoft Lays Off 1,850 Employees as Smartphone Business Struggles

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Microsoft announced today that is was scaling back its phone manufacturing business, and would be laying off 1,850 employees. The company will be cutting 1,350 jobs in Finland where the mobile phone division is based, with another 500 being cut globally. Although its manufacturing future is uncertain, Microsoft has promised to continue supporting its current Lumia devices. Microsoft’s decision to ... Read More »

Twitter Plans to Ease Character Count Restrictions

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Twitter is famous, or perhaps infamous, for its 140 character limit, which keeps messages on the platform brief. However, Twitter has announced some upcoming changes, which will be gradually rolled out over the upcoming months. These changes will allow users to get a little bit further with their 140 characters. Other changes will make it easier to broadcast replies to ... Read More »

Facebook Updates Trending Topics Guidelines

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Representatives from Facebook recently sent a letter to Senator Thune concerning the recent allegations that the company is suppressing conservative news from its trending topics. The letter claims that Facebook found no evidence of political bias, but also stated that the company would be making changes to the guidelines and procedures governing the trending topics. A post by Facebook general ... Read More »

Apple Watch Sport Review – Expensive Elegance

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Up until a few years ago, wearable gadgets we can use to control nearly every facet of our day-to-day lives were reserved only for futuristic, sometimes even Cyberpunk-ish movies, games, and TV shows. The dawn of the smartphone changed everything and now most people carry with them a little rectangular-shaped box that puts all the information they will ever need ... Read More »

Google Appeals Right to Be Forgotten Fine in France

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Back in march, the French data protection authority CNIL had fined Google over $100,000 due to the company’s failure to comply with the EU directive concerning the right to be forgotten. Google announced today that it has filed an appeal with France’s highest administrative court, the Conseil d’Etat. This move was first announced in an editorial written by Google’s general ... Read More »