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Tech Q&A: Eavesdropping Echo, flammable laptops, switching to Android and more

Want to know more about Amazon Echo, the HP laptop battery recall, ransomware, web printing and switching to Android? Then read this column.
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Hall Research Introduces USB and HDMI Extender

EX-HDU is an HDMI and USB extender that provides an economical option for budget-constrained K-12 schools and districts where interactive projectors or whiteboards are commonplace. 

HDMI audio is extracted and is provided both as analog stereo and multi-channel digital. The Receiver can also be used to control other equipment by providing programmable contact closure I/O, RS-232 and IR outputs. Receivers with LAN connectivity are also available offering integrated user configurable WebGUI and IP control.

The plug-and-play extender does not require driver installation and is compatible with all PCs, MACs, and Android devices.

The Receiver provides HDMI video, stereo analog audio, 4 USB ports, IR emitter, terminal strip with RS-232 output and 4 programmable digital I/O ports. A mini-USB port is also provided for uploading user defined configuration for applications where the Receiver is used as a room control system.

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20 handy things you didn’t know Google Photos can do

Most people think of Google Photos like a dusty old album on the shelf. Every once in a while, you flip through those old snapshots with a friend. Remember that trip to the beach? That was so nice.
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Those fancy pants iPhone owners, they fix their phones

Look, it’s OK if you have enough money to buy an iPhone. But for God’s sake, don’t get it fixed.

In a blog post reposted at The Next Web, Zander Nethercutt says “iPhones are fragile — and so are their owners.”

YOU TAKE THAT BACK. [sob]

As it has become clear just how luxurious life within the Apple ecosystem tends to be, so too has it become clear why Apple power users — often dubbed “sheep” — tend to behave in the ways that they do.

Who calls them sheep? People do. That’s all we need to know.

They are the definition of people who pay premiums at every turn…

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Twitter suspends more than 1,000 Russia-linked accounts

Twitter announced Friday that it has suspended more than 1,000 new accounts linked to Russian-controlled accounts which shared information meant to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.
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Border Patrol testing drones to be its ‘eyes in the sky’

Hoping to help agents in the field, the Border Patrol is testing a fleet of personal drones, giving agents in remote areas eyes where they are currently blind.
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Facebook to Let Users Rank Credibility of News

Facebook said it planned to prioritize high-quality news on its site by allowing its users to rank news sources that they see as the most credible and trustworthy.
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Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during U.S. elections

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc, which is reviewing Russian interference during the 2016 U.S. elections, said on Friday it would notify some of its users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service.

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Facebook to prioritize ‘trustworthy’ news sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc will begin to prioritize “trustworthy” news outlets on its stream of social media posts as it works to combat “sensationalism” and “misinformation,” Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.

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FTC makes second request on Broadcom’s bid for Qualcomm

(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has made a second request for information on chipmaker Broadcom Ltd’s $103 billion hostile bid for Qualcomm Inc , Broadcom said in a statement on Friday, a move that could indicate heightened antitrust scrutiny.

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