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Microsoft Silently Kills Windows 7 Security Updates on Older PCs

  The verbiage is simple, clear, and easy to understand. On January 14, 2020, Windows 7 will exit extended support. After that date, it will receive no security patches or updates of any kind. That date is listed on Microsoft’s “Windows lifecycle fact sheet.” And apparently, it isn’t worth the …

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Samsung Fined $400M in FinFET Patent Dispute

Samsung has been found guilty of patent infringement and ordered to pay a $400M fine to a South Korean university. Two other companies, GlobalFoundries and Qualcomm, were also found guilty, but Samsung is the only firm required to pay damages. Samsung was judged to have infringed on a patent belonging …

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California Democrat Caves to AT&T, Eviscerates Net Neutrality Bill

Well, it was nice while it lasted. Earlier this year, California unveiled a net neutrality bill that could’ve served as a model for the nation, after FCC Chairman Ajit Pai used false data and bankrupt arguments to destroy the FCC’s previous net neutrality implementation. But yesterday, Democratic Assemblyman Miguel Santiago, …

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Martian Dust Storm Is Now a ‘Planet-Encircling’ Event

The dust storm raging on Mars shows no signs of abating. In fact, it’s still growing in size. NASA says the storm is now a “global” event that completely encircles the planet. The little Opportunity rover is still snoozing through it thanks to a lack of light, but Curiosity is …

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Bees Prefer Specific Wavelength Range of Blue Fluorescent Light

A team of scientists from Oregon State University and the University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, has learned that blue fluorescent light in the 430- to 480-nm range set wild bees abuzz. Ostroverkhova et al examined responses of wild bees to traps designed to selectively stimulate either the blue or the …

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Jameis Winston Getting Suspended From NFL?

During his Wednesday show on ESPN Tallahassee, radio host Jeff Cameron stated that the NFL is likely to suspend Jameis Winston, but not over the result of the investigation into the Uber incident: Rather, the NFL will discipline him for a procedural error during the process. Cameron’s statements are consistent …

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The Season’s Best Celebrity Hair Transformations

Selena Gomez   Photo Credit: Instagram   June has been a busy month for celebrity hair stylists with a growing number of celebs opting for fun and sometimes even dramatic hair makeovers and hair transformations. We’re loving the range of styles including the bright hair colour choices and cool, cutting-edge cuts. …

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