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Backblaze thinks SSDs are more reliable than hard drives

Tue, 2022-09-13 13:01
The ones used as boot drives in its datacenters seem to be, but perhaps not over time

Cloudy backup and storage provider Backblaze has found that flash SSDs are more reliable than hard drives, at least as far as the boot drives deployed in its datacenters go, but cautions this could change in future as the SSDs age.…

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Oracle floats its HeatWave system into Amazon's cloud

Tue, 2022-09-13 12:33
Avoiding data movement saves $$$ but rivals have own approaches to doing analytics, transactions on same data

Oracle has made its Heatwave combined analytics and transactional data system available on cloud platform AWS for the first time, and a product on Microsoft's Azure is expected to follow shortly.…

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SEC charges VMware with hiding slowing sales from investors

Tue, 2022-09-13 11:45
Virtualization giant pays $8m to settle claims it pushed revenue into later quarter... without admitting liability

VMware misled investors about its order backlog management processes that allowed it to roll revenue into future quarters by postponing product delivery dates to customers to conceal slowing sales relative to forecasts.…

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Demand for software experts pushes tech salaries higher in UK

Tue, 2022-09-13 11:04
One in six ditching job offer from employers low-balling on pay

Despite a flatlining UK economy, and recessionary clouds gathering, in the tech sector the competition for skilled staff remains intense, even as software job openings reportedly dip in the US.…

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Chinese researchers make car glide 35mm above ground in maglev test

Tue, 2022-09-13 09:42
Forget self-driving cars, the Middle Kingdom has floating cars now

Chinese researchers levitated a 2.8-ton car 35 millimeters off the ground on a highway in east China’s Jiangsu province, state-sponsored media said over the weekend.…

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One month after Black Hat exposure HP enterprise kit still unpatched

Tue, 2022-09-13 08:30
What could go wrong with leaving firmware open after world's biggest hacker convention talk?

Multiple high-severity firmware bugs in HP enterprise computers remain unpatched, some more than a year after Binarly security researchers disclosed the vulnerabilities to HP and then discussed them at the Black Hat security conference last month.…

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Cisco: Yes, Yanluowang leaked our data. No, it's not serious

Tue, 2022-09-13 07:30
Everything's fine!

The Yanluowang ransomware group behind the May attack on Cisco Systems has publicly leaked the stolen files on the dark web over the weekend, but the networking giant says there's nothing to worry about.…

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OVH opens less flammable datacenter at site of 2021 fire

Tue, 2022-09-13 06:58
This time it has sprinklers and the batteries are outside the building – where they flaming well belong

OVHCloud has opened a datacenter in Strasbourg, on the site of a 2021 fire that destroyed two such facilities.…

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Beijing signals Digital Yuan will integrate with existing payment schemes

Tue, 2022-09-13 05:58
It needs to, because the likes of Alipay are already ubiquitous – and used overseas

China appears to have begun to address one of the big unanswered questions about its central bank digital currency: how to get people using it, given rival electronic payment schemes are already ubiquitous.…

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Chinese-linked cyber crims nab $529 million from Indian nationals

Tue, 2022-09-13 05:30
Authorities also bust a shell company scam operation with links to the Middle Kingdom

Chinese scammers have reportedly stolen a whopping $529 million dollars from Indian residents using instant lending apps, lures of part-time jobs, and bogus cryptocurrency trading schemes, according to the cyber crime unit in the state of Uttar Pradesh.…

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India’s Supreme Court demands government detail internet shutdown rules

Tue, 2022-09-13 02:04
There may not be any, which is the point of the lawsuit

India’s Supreme Court has ordered the nation’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to disclose whether it has a standard protocol for ordering or allowing internet shutdowns.…

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Biden administration preparing to bring hammer down on Chinese chipmakers

Tue, 2022-09-13 00:58
Wait? Is the plan to ban them from buying parts they can already make?

The Biden Administration is reportedly prepping another round of sanctions in a bid to further hamper Chinese chipmakers.…

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Musk seeks yet another excuse to get out of Twitter buyout: This time it's Mudge's severence check

Tue, 2022-09-13 00:03
If at first you don't succeed...

Elon Musk has come up with a new reason to get out of his acquisition of Twitter - a severance payment.…

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Apple patches iPhone and macOS flaws under active attack

Mon, 2022-09-12 23:07
High-value targets tend to get hit

Apple has pushed out five security fixes including including two vulnerabilities in its iPhones, iPads and Mac operating systems that are already being exploited.…

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Intel's stock Raptor Lake chip will do 6GHz and overclock another 25%, if it keeps cool

Mon, 2022-09-12 22:15
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines

Intel says its 13th-Gen Raptor Lake CPUs will do 6GHz at stock settings and top 8GHz when overclocked, according to slides shared during the company’s Tech Tour in Israel this week.…

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Blue Monday for Blue Origin as rocket bursts into flame

Mon, 2022-09-12 21:31
No one hurt as crew-free mission goes awry

An uncrewed flight test of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket failed about one minute after launch on Monday when the rocket booster erupted in flames.…

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Microsoft scales up Azure's Policy-as-code in 'new approach'

Mon, 2022-09-12 21:30
The code's on GitHub for admins to play with

Enterprises using Microsoft's service for enforcing business rules within their expansive Azure cloud environments now have a less complex option for implementing policies and ensuring compliance.…

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Meta's next-gen Oculus headset kit left in a hotel room

Mon, 2022-09-12 20:53
Nothing to see here, unless it's Second Life Version 2 you're after

Video A video showcasing what appears to be Meta's upcoming VR headset has leaked online after the gizmo was apparently left in a hotel room.…

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PyTorch gets lit under The Linux Foundation

Mon, 2022-09-12 19:00
Independent management aims to ensure openness and transparency

Meta is shifting the management of PyTorch, a deep learning framework developed by Meta subsidiary Facebook, to the newly formed PyTorch Foundation, which in turn will be under the oversight of The Linux Foundation.…

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Google Cloud closes $5.4b Mandiant acquisition

Mon, 2022-09-12 18:15
Now it's really got all eyes on you

Google closed its $5.4 billion Mandiant acquisition today in a move that brings the threat intel and incident response giant under the Google Cloud umbrella. …

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