If You Won’t Wear a Mask to Stop Coronavirus, How About Surveillance?

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Facial recognition technology raises ethical dilemmas and privacy concerns. Is it okay that our phones, computers, and social media apps not only recognize us, but also collect and store data about our faces? These concerns grow as the tech becomes more accurate, and more government agencies, private businesses, and

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Free Up Space in Your Google Account So You Can Back Up Your Phone

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Big changes are coming to the Google One cloud storage service, including an all-new iOS app, free phone data backups, and a new data management tool on both iOS and Android. Google already offered a paid, automatic phone backup service for Google users, but the feature will now be free for everyone (as long as you

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The Full Nerd special episode: Sapphire’s Ed Crisler talks GPU development, PC gaming, and nostalgia

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Logitech’s G Pro X Lightspeed fixes the biggest problem with the best gaming headset

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When we reviewed Logitech’s G Pro X gaming headset last year, awarding it 4.5 out of 5 stars and an Editors’ Choice award, we listed only a single substantial drawback: “If only it were wireless.” Well, now there’s a version that is, thanks to today’s announcement of the $200 Logitech G Pro X Lightspeed.

The Pro X Lightspeed packs Logitech’s 2.4GHz “Lightspeed” wireless technology, as the name implies, with a whopping 42 ft. range and over 20 hours of battery life. Speaking of, the headset powers up via a USB-C connection, which remains a rarity in gaming headsets. Your PC may not even have a USB-C connection if it’s more than a couple of years old, but fear not: Logitech’s included charging cable is USB-C to USB-A, acknowledging the relative scarity of the port on gaming desktops.

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Intel top exec out; announces major reorg following disastrous 7nm delay

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The fallout from Intel’s disastrous 7nm delay news was swift. On Monday, the company announced that it was breaking up its Technology, Systems Architecture and Client Group and top exec Murthy Renduchintala was headed out the door. Renduchintala’s group, TSCG, will be broken up in five pieces, each reporting directly to Intel CEO Bob Swan.

  • Technology Development, led by Dr. Ann Kelleher
  • Manufacturing and Operations, led by Keyvan Esfarjani
  • Design Engineering, led in the interim by Josh Walden
  • Architecture, Software and Graphics will continue to be led by Raja Koduri
  • Supply Chain will continue to be led by Dr. Randhir Thakur

“I look forward to working directly with these talented and experienced technology leaders, each of whom is committed to driving Intel forward during this period of critical execution,” Swan said in a release. “I also want to thank Murthy for his leadership in helping Intel transform our technology platform. We have the most diverse portfolio of leadership products in our history and, as a result of our six pillars of innovation and disaggregation strategy, much more flexibility in how we build, package and deliver those products for our customers.”

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Top Intel exec leaves as company announces major reorg following disastrous 7nm delay

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The fallout from Intel’s disastrous 7nm delay news was swift. On Monday, the company announced that it was breaking up its Technology, Systems Architecture and Client Group and top exec Murthy Renduchintala was headed out the door. Renduchintala’s group, TSCG, will be broken up in five pieces, each reporting directly to Intel CEO Bob Swan.

  • Technology Development, led by Dr. Ann Kelleher
  • Manufacturing and Operations, led by Keyvan Esfarjani
  • Design Engineering, led in the interim by Josh Walden
  • Architecture, Software and Graphics will continue to be led by Raja Koduri
  • Supply Chain will continue to be led by Dr. Randhir Thakur

“I look forward to working directly with these talented and experienced technology leaders, each of whom is committed to driving Intel forward during this period of critical execution,” Swan said in a release. “I also want to thank Murthy for his leadership in helping Intel transform our technology platform. We have the most diverse portfolio of leadership products in our history and, as a result of our six pillars of innovation and disaggregation strategy, much more flexibility in how we build, package and deliver those products for our customers.”

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Why Can’t I Easily Move Text Messages from Android to iOS?

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I can’t recall the last time I switched between Android and iOS for my daily driver—the phone I use for all my personal stuff, not just the phone(s) I use for various Lifehacker-related things. And while technology has come a long way, my assumption is that it’s still a nightmare to transfer the full contents of one’s…

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