Installing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update may reset your ad preferences, other settings

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Be sure to check your personal advertising preferences after updating to Windows 10 — in at least some cases, the Anniversary Update is also resetting how and when it shows you ads.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/236685-installing-the-windows-10-anniversary-update-may-reset-your-ad-preferences-other-settings

from Blogger http://componentplanet.blogspot.com/2016/09/installing-windows-10-anniversary.html

Six people arrested in £15m tax fraud probe

Six people are arrested in connection with a suspected £15m tax fraud involving restaurants and wholesalers.

from BBC News – London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37525332

from Blogger http://componentplanet.blogspot.com/2016/09/six-people-arrested-in-15m-tax-fraud.html

Early impressions of Civilization VI are a mixed bag

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After a disappointing showing with 2014’s Civilization: Beyond Earth, Firaxis Games is returning to the classic Civ formula. In Civilization VI, you’ll pick a society to control, build a nation from scratch, and ultimately work towards world domination in one way or the other.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/236553-early-impressions-of-civilization-vi-are-a-mixed-bag

from Blogger http://componentplanet.blogspot.com/2016/09/early-impressions-of-civilization-vi.html

Yahoo hack analysis shows little evidence of foreign involvement

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Yahoo claims to have been hacked by professionals acting on behalf of a foreign nation, but independent analysis finds little evidence to support the claim.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/236590-yahoo-hack-analysis-shows-little-evidence-of-foreign-involvement

from Blogger http://componentplanet.blogspot.com/2016/09/yahoo-hack-analysis-shows-little.html

Qualcomm may acquire NXP Semiconductor in $30 billion deal

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Qualcomm might buy NXP Semiconductor in a deal worth as much as $30 billion. It would be a huge acquisition for Qualcomm, but it might also pay off in key growth markets over the next few years.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/electronics/236599-qualcomm-may-acquire-nxp-semiconductor-in-30-billion-deal

from Blogger http://componentplanet.blogspot.com/2016/09/qualcomm-may-acquire-nxp-semiconductor.html

ET deals: Get an online course from Udemy for just $10

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If you love to learn, check out the outstanding classes at Udemy. Thousands of online courses are being discounted right now, so you can invest in a new skill — even if you’re on a budget. Whether you want to learn how to design a business logo or how to speak Arabic, there’s something here for just about every area of interest. And if you’re trying to brush up on your development skills, here are some top-notch recommendations.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/deals/205028-et-deals-10-online-courses-at-udemy

from Blogger http://componentplanet.blogspot.com/2016/09/et-deals-get-online-course-from-udemy_30.html

Mach diamonds, Mars ambitions, and a shiny new telescope: this week in space

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It’s mostly SpaceX, but don’t let that make you think it’s been a slow news week.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/236625-mach-diamonds-mars-ambitions-and-a-shiny-new-telescope-this-week-in-space

from Blogger http://componentplanet.blogspot.com/2016/09/mach-diamonds-mars-ambitions-and-shiny.html

Londoners launch anti-Tube Chat campaign

London commuters proved once again what a insular and unfriendly bunch they are on Friday morning by taking to wearing badges discouraging their fellow passengers from talking to them.

from BBC News – London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37521090

from Blogger http://componentplanet.blogspot.com/2016/09/londoners-launch-anti-tube-chat-campaign.html