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Crypto biz Wintermute loses $160m in cyber-heist, tells us not to stress out

Tue, 2022-09-20 21:35
The other Tessier-Ashpool AIs are surely disappointed

Cryptocurrency market maker Wintermute says $160 million in digital assets have been stolen from it in a cyber-heist, though it assures customers that everything's fine.…

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Warning: That new AMD Ryzen 7000 laptop may not be as fresh as you think

Tue, 2022-09-20 19:45
The House of Zen is back to its tricks: Chips with three-year-old cores

AMD has apparently dug deep into its spare parts bin with today's launch of its 7020-series mobile processors, which it says will bring all-day battery life to more entry-level notebooks.…

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Meta, Twitter, Apple, Google urged to up encryption game in post-Roe America

Tue, 2022-09-20 19:19
Tech giants 'throwing their users to the wolves'

Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple, and others today faced renewed pressure to protect the privacy of messaging app users seeking healthcare treatment.…

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Intel pushes out NUC mini PC with Arc graphics

Tue, 2022-09-20 18:45
NUC NUC. Who's there? It's me again. You folks still want computers, right?

Intel has unveiled the latest addition to its NUC line-up, the NUC 12 Enthusiast, the first to include one of the company's Arc GPUs and targeting content creators and gamers.…

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In Rust We Trust: Microsoft Azure CTO shuns C and C++

Tue, 2022-09-20 18:16
Mark Russinovich goes hardcore against old languages

Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich has had it with C and C++, time-tested programming languages commonly used for native applications that require high performance.…

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Apple to raise App Store prices in 28 countries

Tue, 2022-09-20 17:15
No reason given, but inflation and app tracking changes may both factor

Customers of Apple's App Store in several countries and the entire Eurozone should expect price increases beginning as early as October 5.…

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Nvidia sets out timeline for H100 GPUs – now for HGX, next year for DGX

Tue, 2022-09-20 16:59
It's called Hopper because most of the chips announced today skipped it

GTC Nvidia's long-awaited Hopper H100 accelerators will begin shipping later next month in OEM-built HGX systems, the silicon giant said at its GPU Technology Conference (GTC) event today.…

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You didn't ask for it but Nvidia's gonna get you a metaverse-as-a-service cloud

Tue, 2022-09-20 16:45
Sorry, sorry, Omniverse – and think subscription-based digital twins

GTC Nvidia is counting on metaverse FOMO to drive enterprises to its Omniverse-as-a-service platform.…

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Admins run into Group Policy problems after Win10 update

Tue, 2022-09-20 16:15
Scratch Patch ... it's Rip Tuesday: Users complain that Microsoft’s KB5017308 breaks desktop shortcuts

A recent cumulative update to Windows 10 is causing headaches for IT administrators who are experiencing problems with their Group Policy Object (GPO) capabilities.…

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Oracle brews Java 19. Mmmm, kinda tastes like RISC-V

Tue, 2022-09-20 15:45
Upstart CPU integration, incremental improvements – just the way cautious corporate customers like it

Oracle on Tuesday marked the release of Java 19 (JDK 19), the latest iteration of the popular general purpose programming language.…

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Musk says Starlink will ask for exemption to US sanctions on Iran

Tue, 2022-09-20 15:00
Violence flares amid internet blackouts after woman dies in police custody

Elon Musk has said his satellite internet business Starlink will ask for an exemption to US sanctions on Iran.…

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Letter to FCC: Why are US carriers locking handsets to networks?

Tue, 2022-09-20 14:18
Advocacy group claims Verizon and co should be stopped as the practice hurts competition, consumers

A public interest group has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to look at whether the wireless industry's voluntary phone unlocking commitments are even effective, claiming the practice harms competition.…

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'Last man standing in the floppy disk business' reckons his company has 4 years left

Tue, 2022-09-20 13:30
Extinct media still in demand in some industries, and is happy to oblige

Floppy disks may have gone the way of the dodo and joined other extinct media such as punched cards and paper tape, but some people are apparently still using them, and one company even continues to sell them.…

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Microsoft low code branches into lightweight GUI widgets

Tue, 2022-09-20 12:22
Building features into Teams, Outlook without JSON coding possible with new Cards play

Microsoft has pledged to make building new features into Teams, Outlook, and other common apps easier with the introduction of low code development for Cards.…

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Another Big Fund exec under investigation by China's anti-corruption watchdog

Tue, 2022-09-20 11:29
Ren Kai, vice president of Sino IC Capital, is also on the board of SMIC

A non-executive director for Shanghai-based chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and "Big Fund" vice president is under investigation in China for alleged corruption.…

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SETI seeks amateur astronomers to find hot Jupiter-like exoplanets

Tue, 2022-09-20 10:28
Much better use of time than 'hot singles in your area'

The SETI Institute has teamed up with telescope-maker Unistellar on a citizen science campaign asking for space fans' help discovering massive hot Jupiter exoplanet candidates identified by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).…

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Excel's comedy of errors needs a new script, not new scripting

Tue, 2022-09-20 09:28
Microsoft reanimates the wrong corpse

Opinion There is a perennial fad for finding deep truths in religion. Really only one concept stands up: without reincarnation, how can one explain the constant reappearance of old ideas as new in IT?…

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Linux Foundation launches European division

Tue, 2022-09-20 08:30
Plans to drive more open source – and more transparency – into public sector

Open Source Summit The body behind the biggest open source project in the world has opened a European division.…

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Internet Society recommends development of Solar-System-scale routing framework

Tue, 2022-09-20 07:29
Needs to be autonomous, interoperable, and capable of scaling to 100,000 nodes

The Internet Society’s Interplanetary Networking Special Interest Group (IPNSIG) has called for the development of “a common, interoperable, autonomous and scalable routing framework within the Solar System Internet.”…

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Creatives up in arms over claim that AI is killing human art

Tue, 2022-09-20 06:40
Plus: Cruise expanding self-driving robotaxi operations, and more

In brief Everyone agrees that text-to-image models are here to stay, though opinions are divided over AI-generated art.…

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