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    Women CEOs Earn Big Pay, But Few of Them Have the Top Job

    Story Source Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there’s still very few of them running the world’s largest companies. The median pay for a female CEO was $13.1 million last year, up 9 percent from 2015, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. By comparison, male CEOs […]

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    Intel To Expand Thunderbolt 3 Reach, Plans To Open USB-C Specs

    Story Source By the end of this year, the PC and Mac marketplace could feature nearly 150 devices with Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port. But Intel is aiming to expand the reach of its universal port design even further by integrating support for the connector into its future CPUs. Starting next year, the company also […]

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    Hack Attack by Subtitles Threatens Millions of Users Worldwide

    Story Source If there wasn’t enough to worry about already, hackers have now figured out a way to attack computers though the subtitles in videos. The new vulnerability allows remote attackers to take complete control of machines using malicious subtitle files, including those commonly used with video applications and systems such as VLC, Kodi (XBMC), […]

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    Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Fooled by German Hackers

    Story Source The iris-recognition feature in Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 smartphone has been defeated by German hackers, less than a month after the device hit shelves around the world. A video posted by the Chaos Computer Club, a long-running hacker collective formed in Berlin in 1981, shows the security feature being fooled by a dummy […]

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    Ford’s New CEO Promises a Fit — but Fun — Company

    Story Source Ford’s new CEO, Jim Hackett, revealed a little about his plans — and a lot about himself — when he talked to media after his appointment. Here are four of the comments the former head of Steelcase Inc. made at Ford’s Dearborn headquarters Monday and the deeper meaning behind them. What he said: […]

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    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 May Embed the Fingerprint Scanner

    Story Source After various phone companies have tried making it work, it looks like the technology of embedding the fingerprint scanner under the screen might come on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 first. According to a new leaked video, a new dummy shows an early concept for the Galaxy Note 8 design, and it doesn’t […]

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    Mark Zuckerberg Says He’s Not Running for Public Office

    Story Source Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn’t before is about building relationships, not politics. The 33-year-old billionaire wrote in a Facebook post that some users have asked if the trip means he’s running for public office. Zuckerberg says he’s not running for anything. Instead, he […]

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    Digital Currency Bitcoin Value Hits an All-Time High

    Story Source The price of the digital currency bitcoin hit a new all-time high on Monday of close to $2,200. As such, the lucky few (if any) who bought $100 worth of bitcoin seven years ago to the day at a cost of $0.003 cents each are now sitting on a vast fortune of more […]

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    With Surface Updates, Microsoft Signals New Hardware Push in China

    Story Source Microsoft is updating its Surface tablet line, introducing a device that drops the numeral branding from the tablet and adds battery life and horsepower. The Surface Pro [pictured above], introduced at a media event in China on Tuesday, looks much like the Surface Pro 4 that Microsoft released in October 2015. But inside […]

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    Google Attribution Aims To Link Offline Purchases to Online Ads

    Story Source Machine learning can help marketers better track the success of their ads, whether customers ultimately end up buying online or off, thanks to a new tool unveiled by Google yesterday. However, consumer and privacy advocates are expressing concern about the potential implications of Google’s ever-expanding ability to understand user behavior from first search […]

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    Microsoft Said To Buy Cyberecurity Firm Hexadite for $100 Million

    Story Source Redmond may not be saying anything, but reports indicate that Microsoft has agreed to buy Israeli cybersecurity company Hexadite for around $100 million. Hexadite uses artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze and address small-scale network attacks, a frequent problem for many large enterprises. Although nothing is official yet, the deal could be announced within […]