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Arrest warrant issued for Do Kwon – the man blamed for 'crypto winter'

Thu, 2022-09-15 06:30
Terraform Labs CEO was boss of the TerraUSD and Luna crypto crash. South Korea wants him in cuffs

South Korea has issued an arrest warrant for Do Kwon, the founder and CEO of troubled cryptocurrency company Terraform Labs, which is blamed for a massive crash in cryptocurrency values.…

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Philippines Space Agency warns flyers, fishing boats, to avoid falling Chinese rockets

Thu, 2022-09-15 05:32
The red rocket menace is real: Beijing's already sprayed the region this year

The Philippines has closed some of its airspace and warned local seafarers not to ply their trade for fear of having bits of a Chinese rocket land on them.…

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Chinese court OKs trading crypto, if it's considered a virtual asset

Thu, 2022-09-15 03:32
This may not be in the spirit of Beijing's many bans on blockheads

A Beijing court has ruled that locals are permitted to trade cryptocurrencies – but not use them as a substitute for money.…

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WordPress-powered sites backdoored after FishPig suffers supply chain attack

Thu, 2022-09-15 02:12
And two other security snafus in this web publishing world

It's only been a week or so, and obviously there are at least three critical holes in WordPress plugins and tools that are being exploited in the wild right now to compromise loads of websites.…

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Amazon allegedly punishes sellers who dare offer lower prices on other marketplaces

Thu, 2022-09-15 00:17
Super Cali goes ballistic, says it's all atrocious

California's Attorney General sued Amazon on Wednesday, claiming the internet titan illegally stifles competition by punishing vendors for selling their products at cheaper prices on other online stores.…

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Anti-Metaverse package 'explosion' at college VR lab probed by investigators

Wed, 2022-09-14 22:52
Blast, manifesto railing against Zuck and AI may be an artifical reality

A plastic carrying-case apparently exploded at Northeastern University's Boston campus on Tuesday night, injuring one staff member, in what may be a protest against virtual reality – or just a hoax.…

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White House to tech world: Promise you'll write secure code – or Feds won't use it

Wed, 2022-09-14 21:24
Developers, why not simply build flawless software, thus solving all our vulnerability worries

The White House has published software security rules for federal agencies as part of a larger push to shore up America's IT supply chains.…

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Nvidia buys Arm ... Neoverse V2 CPU cores for Grace chip

Wed, 2022-09-14 20:16
GPU giant still thinks Softbank-owned designs are worth the RISC

Arm says Nvidia’s Grace processor will be among the first chips to use its upcoming Neoverse V2 CPU cores.…

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Nearly one in two industry pros scaled back open source use over security fears

Wed, 2022-09-14 19:29
Log4j being the main driver, this data science poll claims

About 40 percent of industry professionals say their organizations have reduced their usage of open source software due to concerns about security, according to a survey conducted by data science firm Anaconda.…

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Twilio more than decimates staff, CEO says it grew too fast

Wed, 2022-09-14 18:45
As Patreon ditches nearly a fifth of its workforce

Twilio has announced a restructuring effort that will end in an 11 percent cut of its workforce. …

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Remember Microsoft was trying to put Azure in space? It's still trying

Wed, 2022-09-14 17:45
'Cloud connectivity' hits different this time

Microsoft has announced some movement within its two-year-old Azure Space program, which as the name suggests aims to offer cloud services to satellite operators.…

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Sun's magnetic mystery solved by ESA NASA Solar Orbiter

Wed, 2022-09-14 16:30
Understanding solar switchbacks is key to understanding solar winds, and scientists think they've got it

Our star harbors one less scientific mystery thanks to data from the Solar Orbiter probe showing how "solar switchbacks" that cause the Sun's magnetic field to flip are formed. By furthering astronomer's understanding of solar winds, they hope the discovery will protect astronauts and equipment.…

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Fedora 37 beta: Hints of what's to come in Red Hat's free flagship

Wed, 2022-09-14 15:42
Text Editor replaces GEdit for starters, though it's still very early days

The beta version of Red hat's Fedora 37 is available for download – but it's still far from finished.…

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NASA reshuffles dates for Artemis I launch attempt

Wed, 2022-09-14 14:30
Could it be third time lucky? The odds are not in space agency's favor

NASA has once again pushed back the launch of the Artemis I mission to send the SLS rocket and Orion capsule beyond the Moon.…

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Climate change prevention plans 'way off track', says UN

Wed, 2022-09-14 14:15
To stay under threshold of 1.5°C of warming, the world needs to work seven times harder, says the UN's WMO

The world quickly undid emissions reductions that were an unintended perk of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading a multi-organizational UN group to issue a bleak warning: We need to be working seven times harder to meet climate change goals.…

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Google fined $4b after Euro court snips 5% off earlier price

Wed, 2022-09-14 13:30
Search giant’s appeal lands flat as fine imposed for anticompetitive practice in Android search

The European General Court has imposed a €4.125 billion (about $4.13 billion) fine on Google, largely upholding an earlier ruling on the ad-tech giant's anticompetitive practices in mobile search.…

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US, Mexico to align chip and lithium supply chains to amp EV production

Wed, 2022-09-14 13:00
Trump wanted a wall, Biden wants batteries

The US and Mexico are reportedly joining forces on supply chains for electric vehicle production in a mutual aid pact.…

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IBM to book $5.9b non-cash charge to transfer its pension liabilities

Wed, 2022-09-14 12:30
100k staffers and their beneficiaries to be looked after by Prudential Insurance, Metropolitan Life Insurance

IBM will book a one-off non-cash pre-tax pension settlement charge of $5.9 billion in its calendar Q3 after handing pension duties to two life insurance businesses.…

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Linux kernel's eBPF feature put to unexpected new uses

Wed, 2022-09-14 11:26
The internal traffic-filtering tool can be used for much more than firewalls

Linux Plumbers Conference The Linux Plumbers Conference in Dublin ends today and some of the talks have revealed interesting new uses for the eBPF functionality.…

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Google and Meta fined over $70m for privacy violations in Korea

Wed, 2022-09-14 10:25
Both search giant and Facebook parent claim they play by the rules, will challenge decision

South Korea's Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC) has issued two large fines for privacy violations: a $50 million penalty for Google and $22 million for Meta.…

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