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Algorithm predicts autism diagnosis in young children with 81 percent accuracy

A team of researchers have developed a deep learning algorithm that can accurately predict whether a child at high risk of autism is likely to be diagnosed with the disorder in early childhood.
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Ubisoft serves up the PC system requirements for upcoming ‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’

Ubisoft finally released the system requirements for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands. PC gamers will need at least 6GB of system memory, a GTX 1050, and an Intel Core i5-2400S to run the game at 720p.
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MSI launches two teeny-tiny Radeon RX 460 graphics cards packed with dual fans

After launching the super-small Radeon RX-460-2G-OC and the RX-460-4G-OC graphics cards in August of 2016, MSI’s game of limbo continues. The company shows how low it can go with the RX-460-2GT-LP and the RX-460-4GT-LP graphics cards.
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MacBook Pro Touch Bar support added to Office 2016 for all users

Apple's MacBook Pro Touch Bar display is valuable only to the extent that developers update their apps to support it. The Touch Bar recently received an important new champion as Microsoft added support to Office 2016 for Mac.
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Microsoft Garage’s Email Insights will help you find that missing message

The latest Microsoft Garage app is Email Insights, and it's for Windows 10 only. The specific problem that this Garage project is directed at overcoming is the challenge of finding email messages faster and more efficiently,
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Stop refreshing Windows Update! Microsoft's February 2017 Patch Tuesday is cancelled

Every now and then, something happens to interrupt Microsoft's update schedule, usually due to some show-stopper bug that would mean an update would cause more problems than it solves. February 2017 is just such an occasion.
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Google patent describes tileable displays to turn your living room into a movie theater

Google continues to explore the world of massive, wall-mounted screens according to a patent filing published today. The patent aims to improve on an earlier 2013 patent by eliminating bezels between tiled displays.
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Reinstall Windows 10 (and fix your problems) with these quick steps

No operating system is immune to hiccups, and sometimes the best way to alleviate an issue is to start over from scratch. Thankfully, we've put together a detailed guide on how to wipe and reinstall Windows 10.
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Yahoo is warning users over state-sponsored cookie-forging attacks

Yahoo has sent out a new warning to some users regarding allegedly state-sponsored cookie-forging attacks. It is believed that hackers were able to steal the company’s cookie source code to conduct the attacks.
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Google Fiber will downsize, likely shifting focus from broadband to wireless

An Alphabet spokeswoman has confirmed that the company plans to reassign hundreds of workers currently assigned to the Google Fiber project, amid persistent reports of a new focus on wireless internet.
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Hackers get Nintendo 64 and 32X games running on NES Classic

Hackers have been able to modify the NES Classic Edition to run RetroArch, giving the system the ability to run games originally released for the Game Boy, Sega Genesis, and Super Nintendo.
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Apple heads back to a familiar venue for WWDC 2017, sets date for event

Apple has confirmed that its 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference will be held in the event's original venue, the McEnery Conference Center in San Jose, California, after fifteen years elsewhere.