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YouTube Expands Ad Inventory

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YouTube to show ads on channels that aren’t in the Partner Program In it’s latest terms of service update, YouTube creators agree to allow the service to monetize their content with ads (or by charging users for access) but are not necessarily entitled to revenue sharing. To be eligible for …

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Devonian Period Shark

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Paleontologists in Morocco have found fossil fragments from a previously undescribed genus and species of symmoriiform shark that lived during the Late Devonian epoch. Ferromirum oukherbouchi reconstructed in association with invertebrates (orthocerid cephalopods and thylacocephalans) from the Devonian of Maider region, Morocco. Image credit: Frey et al., doi: 10.1038/s42003-020-01394-2. The …

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Your Health, & Happiness

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The holidays are the time we come together to give thanks and celebrate. It can also be a stressful time full of demands to cook, decorate and spend money. Sometimes the stresses crowd out the fun, so we have to remember to take time to be thankful and practice gratitude …

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Your Future Retirement

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This has been a year like no other. As you prepare to say a big buh-bye to 2020, use this list of year-end tax planning tips for 2020 and beyond to help launch you into a better future. In 2020, the rules were updated for everything from tax withholding to …

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Nvidia RTX 3000 GPUs

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  The Nvidia RTX 3000 family isn’t going to be any easier to find as we head into Christmas, 2020. Any hope to the contrary was dashed during the company’s conference call for calendar Q3 2020. According to Colette Kress, executive vice president and CFO of Nvidia, continued incredibly strong …

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Asus Chromebox 4

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  Chromebooks are so plentiful these days they might as well grow on trees. There are fewer Chromeboxes — small form factor desktop computers that run Chrome OS — but Asus has been keeping its line of Chromeboxes updated. It just announced a follow-up to the 2018 Chromebox 3, the …

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The Iconic Arecibo Observatory

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  The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has figured prominently in our coverage of the cosmos here on ExtremeTech, so we’re sad to report that this iconic radio telescope will be demolished. That’s not because of a lack of funding or to clear the way for a new dish. The …

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Human Chromosomes

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A team of scientists at Harvard University has developed a new imaging technology for visualizing organization of chromatin, a substance within a chromosome consisting of DNA and protein, across multiple scales in single cells with high genomic throughput. Su et al. report a multiplexed error-robust fluorescence in situ hybridization (MERFISH)-based …

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Crowd Marketing

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  I’ve worked in SEO in highly-competitive niches for 15 years — 7 of those in link building and 5 in crowd marketing. In that time, I’ve seen plenty of praise for and prejudice against crowd marketing.  So I decided to gather all my practical experience and use cases and …

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Fatimid Gold Coins

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Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority have found a small jar containing four 1,000-year-old gold coins in Jerusalem, Israel. The 1,000-year-old juglet with found gold coins. Image credit: Dafna Gazit, Israel Antiquities Authority. “The coins were in excellent preservation and were immediately identifiable even without cleaning,” said Dr. Robert Kool, …

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