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VC's paper claims cost of cloud is twice as much as running on-premises. Let's have a look at that

Wed, 2021-06-02 09:15
'You’re crazy if you don’t start in the cloud; you’re crazy if you stay on it' - but others disagree

Analysis Silicon Valley-based venture capitalist Andressen Horowitz has posted a paper suggesting that "If you're operating at scale, the cost of cloud can at least double your infrastructure bill."…

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Surviving eclipse season and resurrecting 25-year-old software with Windows for Workgroups 3.11: One year with Mars Express

Wed, 2021-06-02 08:30
ESA's veteran probe left for its mission 18 years ago today

Space extenders Today marks the 18th anniversary since the European Space Agency' (ESA) launched the extraordinarily long-lived (ESA) Mars Express spacecraft from the Baikonur cosmodrome in 2003.…

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Cisco suggests multi-SaaS integration and a hypervisor alternative as the path to happy hybrid clouds

Wed, 2021-06-02 08:03
Also tries to bust blades out of the box with new UCS-X series

Cisco has advanced an alternative vision for running hybrid clouds – but you’ll need Cisco hardware to make it happen.…

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Merging HPC and AI can solve a lot of problems – storage ain’t one of them

Wed, 2021-06-02 07:30
We might have a solution

Webcast The convergence of traditional CPU-powered HPC and GPU-fueled AI is one of the wonders of the age, whether it’s modelling vaccines or the climate, enabling automated trading, or speeding up fraud protection.…

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India uses controversial portal and API to add vaccination status info to Aarogya Setu contact-tracing app

Wed, 2021-06-02 06:58
Millions can’t use it, but it may be about to become a de facto travel permit

India has updated its Aarogya Setu contact-tracing app to record users’ COVID-19 vaccination status.…

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South Korea rounds up chipmakers and hyperscalers to build AI and server processors

Wed, 2021-06-02 05:59
Data center companies and chipmakers have signed an agreement as the government seeks to deglobalize their supply chain

As semiconductor demand and supply chain insecurity both continue to grow, South Korea has decided it wants its CPU production capability and has pushed its chip companies and hyperscale operators together to make it happen.…

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Apple's global security boss acquitted of bribery in iPads-for-gun-permits case

Wed, 2021-06-02 04:58
Judge decides fondleslab giveaway was offered after permits were in the bag

The strange case of Apple security boss Thomas Moyer, who was charged with trying to bribe his way to permits to carry concealed guns, has ended with an acquittal.…

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Infosys senior staff fingered for insider trading by Indian regulators

Wed, 2021-06-02 02:55
Pair had access to financial results before release and slipped those details to traders, says watchdog

India’s Securities and Exchange Board says staff at services giant Infosys committed insider trading.…

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Amazon warehouse workers are seriously injured more frequently than those at other companies – unions

Wed, 2021-06-02 01:55
Oh, I didn't get rich by writing a lot of checks

Amazon warehouse workers sustain serious injuries more frequently than employees working in similar jobs across thousands of other companies, a report by unions concluded on Tuesday.…

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Feds seize two domains used by SolarWinds intruders for malware spear-phishing op

Wed, 2021-06-02 00:23
Info-stealing scheme, attributed to Russia-affiliated crew, relied on spoof USAID marketing messages

Uncle Sam on Tuesday said it had seized two web domains used to foist malware on victims using spoofed emails from the US Agency for International Development (USAID).…

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Firefox 89: Can this redesign stem browser's decline?

Tue, 2021-06-01 22:51
New visuals, simplified menus, though Mozilla has yet to fully state its position on 'privacy preserving ads'

Mozilla has released Firefox 89, proclaiming it a "fresh new Firefox," though it comes amid a relentless decline in market share.…

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Nvidia refreshes GeForce RTX GPUs: More CUDA cores, crippled crypto mining

Tue, 2021-06-01 22:00
3070 Ti, 3080 Ti available this month ... well, in theory

Nvidia announced two more GPUs this week: the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti. These represent its latest “gaming flagship” hardware.…

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First Forth, C and Python, now comp.lang.tcl latest Usenet programming forum nuked by Google Groups

Tue, 2021-06-01 20:33
Newsgroup restored after spam sinks entire board

The Usenet group comp.lang.tcl vanished from Google Groups for several hours before being restored on Tuesday.…

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AWS ECS Anywhere goes live. Is it worth the Amazon fee?

Tue, 2021-06-01 18:45
Amazon's container service running on-premises: a turnaround for a company that once scorned hybrid cloud

ECS Anywhere, which enables on-premises or Edge container applications to be managed by AWS, is now generally available.…

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There's a lesson here for us all: A third of healthcare orgs in Sophos survey 'hit with ransomware in 2020'

Tue, 2021-06-01 18:00
What’s the remedy? Read on…

Promo The thought of ransomware gripping the corporate systems we manage is enough to give any of us sleepless nights. The thought of a ransomware attack crippling the healthcare infrastructure all of us rely on is terrifying.…

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Daimler and Nokia settle long-running patent spat over cellular tech

Tue, 2021-06-01 17:01
No more appeals as lawyer gravy train pulls into station

Nokia and Daimler have resolved a long-running patent dispute, with both sides halting any pending litigation across the world and the German carmaker agreeing to pay licence fees.…

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What a difference 4 years makes: Cloudera goes private again in $5.3bn buyout

Tue, 2021-06-01 16:02
CDR and KKR the new owners of shape-shifting data platform biz

Cloudera has been snapped up by private equity firms CDR and KKR in a cash deal worth around $5.3 billion, the California-based data biz confirmed today.…

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UK's BT starts trials of new hollow-core optical fibre networks

Tue, 2021-06-01 15:17
Promises lower latencies, higher power thresholds

BT has started trials of hollow-core fibre optical networks to test if they can raise fixed-line speeds and produce mobile networks with lower latencies.…

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Remember those wacky cyberpunk costumes in <i>Hackers</i>? They're on display in London this week

Tue, 2021-06-01 14:32
'Medieval mixed with athletic wear' chic from 1995

Fans of 'cyber' flick Hackers can amuse themselves by visiting an exhibition of the characters’ costumes in London – but time is running short if you want to catch a glimpse of Angelina Jolie’s bizarre getups.…

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Xiaomi touts Hypercharge 200W fast charging tech, claims 4,000mAh battery goes from 0 to full in 480 seconds

Tue, 2021-06-01 13:46
One of the few differentiators left in the smartphone arena

Chinese mobile maker Xiaomi has demoed its latest fast charging tech, dubbed HyperCharge. With purported wired speeds of 200W, Xiaomi claims it can fully replenish a 4,000mAh battery in eight minutes.…

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