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Tor soups-up onion sites with bountiful browser bump: No more tears trying to find the secure sites you want

54 min 22 sec ago
Latest Tor Browser iteration makes the dark web a bit more memorable

The Tor Project this week rolled out an update to its browser that attempts to make the anonymity-protecting onion routing scheme more approachable.…

Categories: Linux fréttir

BBC voice assistant promises to summon streams even if you're just a little bit Brahms and Liszt

1 hour 21 min ago
Would you Adam and Eve it? Your words will end up teaching Microsoft AI to speak proper English

The BBC has launched a beta version of a Windows-only voice assistant that can only play the broadcaster's content – though it can understand strong British accents, we're told.…

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Watch live online this week: Learn how to better manage your Office 365 licences

1 hour 49 min ago
Find out more on optimizing your business – and stop bleeding cash

Webcast How costly is poor Office 365 license management? We all suspect we either have too many licenses, or those Office 365 licenses are being underused. Either way, it’s the same problem: we’re wasting money. IT spending will go under the microscope in 2020, and Office 365 costs are a great place to start.…

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The little CubeSat that could: Launched from space station, ASTERIA is smallest satellite to detect an exoplanet

2 hours 36 min ago
Let's head that way. Doesn't matter if there's no intelligent life on it – there's none here, either

The ASTERIA CubeSat, launched from the International Space Station into low-Earth orbit in 2017, has become the smallest satellite to successfully detect an exoplanet.…

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Staff in a huff, personal call with Trump, picking fights with Twitter, upsetting civil-rights groups – a week in the life of Facebook's Zuckerberg

3 hours 8 min ago
Social network's engineers are so upset they're going to just keep on showing up for work

Analysis On Monday, some Facebook employees, sheltering at home amid the persistent coronavirus lockdown, staged a virtual "walkout" to protest the internet giant's refusal to block President Trump's incendiary posts about the protests over the police killing of George Floyd.…

Categories: Linux fréttir

Lenovo certifies all desktop and mobile workstations for Linux – and will even upstream driver updates

4 hours 33 min ago
Could this make 2020 the mythical year of the penguin on the desktop?

Lenovo has decided to certify all of its workstations for Linux.…

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Watchdog slams Pentagon for failing – for a third time – to migrate US military to IPv6

6 hours 38 min ago
There’s four checkboxes, auditors point out, and you’ve ticked one of them

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has been shamed for its appalling IPv6 migration efforts in a formal probe by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).…

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Zealous Zoom's zesty zymotic zone zinger: Zestful zealots zip zillions

7 hours 37 min ago
Video-conferencing upstart's sales soar 169 per cent mid-pandemic in quarter to May, funnily enough

Videoconferencing upstart Zoom zipped past even the most optimistic projections for its fiscal quarter, thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic forcing millions to stay at home.…

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If you bought a CRT monitor, TV 13+ years ago, hold on a little longer, there may be a small check for you

Tue, 2020-06-02 23:04
Price-fixing scandal case rumbles on and on, and on and on, and on and on

Nearly 13 years after the first court papers were submitted, a California class-action lawsuit over CRT monitor and TV pricing drags on.…

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As Twitter blocks white supremacists posing as anti-fascists, FBI appeal is flooded with images of cop violence

Tue, 2020-06-02 21:33
The confusion of physical and online protests merge

Comment Anyone who has ever been involved in a demo will know its key defining characteristic is confusion. With protests across America over the death of George Floyd, systemic racism, and police brutality moving into another day, the internet has become as much a battleground as the streets.…

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Snapping at Canonical's Snap: Linux Mint team says no to Ubuntu store 'backdoor'

Tue, 2020-06-02 20:01
Version 20 will ship without any snap packages, snapd daemon

The developers of Linux Mint have expressed concern with Canonical's Snap Store and the way it is forced on Ubuntu users who try to install popular packages like the Chromium web browser.…

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You're 3 billion years too late to see Mars' impressive ring system. The next one will be along in 40 million years or so

Tue, 2020-06-02 19:00
Astroboffins say Deimos's wonky orbit suggests slow-burning ring-moon cycle

Like the gas giants in the outer region of the Solar System, Mars may have been circled by a ring of debris over three billion years ago.…

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No, it's just a Mirage: Lenovo's nerd-goggles-for-suits boasts 4K display but no need to be attached to powerful PC

Tue, 2020-06-02 18:20
ThinkReality? We'd prefer to think about anything but reality right now, thanks

Lenovo has whipped the covers off its latest take on VR-for-biz in the form of the Android-powered Mirage VR S3 headset with ThinkReality.…

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Office supplies biz owned by UK council snubs ransomware demand for 102 Bitcoin

Tue, 2020-06-02 17:37
Firm told customers they'd got a new Gmail address

A Brit public sector-owned office supplies company shrugged off a ransomware demand for 102 Bitcoins after a staffer opened a phishing email.…

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Choose your own adventure: HP's new Omen 15 gaming laptop offers choice between AMD and Intel processors

Tue, 2020-06-02 16:30
Are you Team Red or Team Blue?

HP has refreshed its Omen 15 gaming laptop, and choice is the name of the game here. This effort emphasises customisation, extending to providing an option between Intel and AMD chips.…

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Android 11 Beta 1 leaks on to handful of handsets days after official release postponed

Tue, 2020-06-02 15:45
Weird icon shapes, functionality tweaks, and notifications shaken up

The Android 11 Beta has leaked to some Google Pixel users before its official release, revealing new details about the future of the world's most popular mobile operating system.…

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Canonical pushes out MicroK8s installer for Mac and Windows, with Multipass VM tech lurking behind the scenes

Tue, 2020-06-02 15:00
Another option for Kubernetes fans not strictly on Linux

Ubuntu daddy Canonical has emitted new MicroK8s installers for Windows and macOS developers using its Multipass technology.…

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That's just Huawei it is: Ericsson lands O2 Germany's core 5G network deal

Tue, 2020-06-02 14:15
Chinese firm's loss is Swedish giant's gain

Telco infrastructure builder Ericsson has landed a major win after Telefonica Deutschland named the Swedish biz as its 5G core network provider.…

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Tech set responds in wake of American protests, police violence and civil unrest

Tue, 2020-06-02 13:30
Cisco cancels Live web conference, Google delays Android Beta, SAP boss voices support for Black Lives Matter

Tech vendors and execs are sympathising with the ongoing protests across the US in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and other African Americans by delaying conferences or launch events.…

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All-electric plane makes first flight - while lugging 2 tons of batteries aloft

Tue, 2020-06-02 12:50
Nice R&D efforts. Are we paying attention in Blighty?

An all-electric commercial aeroplane made its first test flight, heralding advances in propulsion and battery technology alike.…

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