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May 2, 2017, 12:52 PM

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Microsoft unveils 13.5-inch Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S, with 4 color options, USB 3, Mini DisplayPort, 14.5-hour battery life, ships June 15 from $999  —  Microsoft has announced a brand new Windows-powered notebook called the Surface Laptop.  —  At an event in New York City today …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Microsoft unveils Windows 10 S, a streamlined version for education that only runs apps from Windows Store, launching this summer  —  At its education event in New York City today, Microsoft announced a new edition of its latest operating system: Windows 10 S. Available on first-party …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Microsoft updates Teams with education-focused tools, including a dashboard for student's work with access to learning materials, available this summer  —  Microsoft Teams started life competing with Slack in the workplace, but now Microsoft plans to bring its chat and collaboration app to another environment: schools.
Charlie Demerjian / SemiAccurate:
Intel patches remote exploit that affects chips from 2008-2017 with Active Management Technology option enabled  —  Nehalem through Kaby all remotely and locally hackable  —  Every Intel platform from Nehalem to Kaby Lake has a remotely exploitable security hole.
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Twitter unveils 16 streaming partners for its live video service, including BuzzFeed, The Verge, Viacom, WNBA, MLBAM, PGA, Bloomberg, and Live Nation  —  Last year: NFL.  This year: Bloomberg, the WNBA, Live Nation and our friends at The Verge.  —  Yesterday, Twitter announced it was building …
Ms. Smith / Network World:
Report: Facebook document shared with advertiser shows company's ability to detect feelings of teens, but Facebook denies serving targeted ads based on emotions  —  Leaked document reveals Facebook knows when teens feel ‘useless,’ but the company denies serving targeted ads based on emotions

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Here's why gamers should go with a processor that has high IPC and can hit the highest frequencies  —  Adding core count for core count's sake does not create a better gaming experience
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