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Tech Bytes: So Long Windows 7; Amazon VS. Knock-offs; and 3D Fake Steak

Created: January 14, 2020 07:48 AM

In today's tech bytes, Windows 7 owners are on their own.

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The company is no longer providing help for millions of computers still running the operating system. That means no more tech support or software or security updates, leaving those PC's open to malware and viruses.

Amazon is ramping up its battle against knock-offs.

The company will reportedly start sharing more information about counterfeit goods with law enforcement. After it confirms a seller is providing counterfeit goods, Amazon will shut down their account and alert police.

A Spanish company is using 3D printers to create fake steak.

It has the texture and appearance of a real cut of beef, but it's made from peas, seaweed and beet root juice. Developers say getting the texture right was the hardest part.

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