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South Korea's science minister says a "sense of crisis" has gripped the country's chip industry, as new legislation aims to boost its global competitiveness (Financial Times)

South Korea's science minister says a "sense of crisis" has gripped the country's chip industry, as new legislation aims to boost its global competitiveness (Financial Times)

Financial Times: South Korea’s science minister says a “sense of crisis” has gripped the country’s chip industry, as new legislation aims to boost its global competitiveness  —  Lee Jong-ho says new legislation will boost competitiveness in supply chain and security Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Hillicon Valley — UK takes on TikTok over kids’ privacy

Hillicon Valley — UK takes on TikTok over kids’ privacy

A U.K. agency said TikTok could face a fine equivalent of roughly $29 million over allegations of violating children’s data privacy protections.  Meanwhile, NASA’s scheduled launch of its Space Launch System rocket for the Artemis I mission was postponed again as a tropical storm moves toward the coast of Florida.  This is Hillicon Valley, detailing …

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Russia plans “massive cyberattacks” on critical infrastructure, Ukraine warns

Russia plans “massive cyberattacks” on critical infrastructure, Ukraine warns

gwengoat | Getty Images The Ukrainian government on Monday warned that the Kremlin is planning to carry out “massive cyberattacks” targeting power grids and other critical infrastructure in Ukraine and in the territories of its allies. “By the cyberattacks, the enemy will try to increase the effect of missile strikes on electricity supply facilities, primarily …

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Berkeley Skydeck unveils 18 tech startups from 4 continents

Berkeley Skydeck unveils 18 tech startups from 4 continents

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. Berkeley SkyDeck, the global accelerator and hub for entrepreneurship, announced today it will be hosting its Batch 14 Demo Day on September 27. Featuring 18 startups from four …

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In a new paper, Meta researchers demonstrated a system that can reconstruct a user’s plausible pose from only the Quest 2’s sensors using reinforcement learning (David Heaney/UploadVR)

In a new paper, Meta researchers demonstrated a system that can reconstruct a user’s plausible pose from only the Quest 2’s sensors using reinforcement learning (David Heaney/UploadVR)

Zoho Assist has been recognized as an A-list product by PC Pro  —  Are you away from the office, or at home, but still need access to your work computer?  To access a computer on any network, all you need is an internet connection and Zoho Assist. Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the …

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Cybersecurity Outsourcing: Principles of Choice and Trust

Cybersecurity Outsourcing: Principles of Choice and Trust

A few years ago, cybersecurity outsourcing was perceived as something inorganic and often restrained. Today, cybersecurity outsourcing is still a rare phenomenon. Instead, many companies prefer to take care of security issues themselves. Almost everyone has heard about cybersecurity outsourcing, but the detailed content of this principle is still interpreted very differently in many companies. …

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A look at The Follower, an art project using open-source facial recognition software to match Instagram photos with EarthCam video footage of people taking them (Kashmir Hill/New York Times)

A look at The Follower, an art project using open-source facial recognition software to match Instagram photos with EarthCam video footage of people taking them (Kashmir Hill/New York Times)

Kashmir Hill / New York Times: A look at The Follower, an art project using open-source facial recognition software to match Instagram photos with EarthCam video footage of people taking them  —  A tech-savvy artist unearthed video footage of people working hard to capture the perfect shot for Instagram. Source link Please enable JavaScript to …

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Musk activating Starlink satellite internet in Iran after Biden administration relaxes sanctions

Musk activating Starlink satellite internet in Iran after Biden administration relaxes sanctions

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced on Friday that he is activating the company’s Starlink satellite internet service in Iran after U.S. officials eased sanctions to allow the Iranian people greater access to the internet.  The Treasury Department announced the policy change earlier on Friday to let companies provide additional online services as the Iranian government has …

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Netflix launches Oxenfree on mobile for its subscribers

Netflix launches Oxenfree on mobile for its subscribers

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. Netflix has launched Oxenfree, the critically acclaimed narrative-driven adventure game created by Night School Studio, and it is now available for Netflix members to download on iOS and …

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NASA postpones Tuesday Artemis I launch as tropical storm barrels toward Florida

NASA postpones Tuesday Artemis I launch as tropical storm barrels toward Florida

NASA is postponing its scheduled Tuesday launch of its Space Launch System rocket for the Artemis I mission as a tropical storm moves toward the coast of Florida.  The space agency announced the delay in a statement after team members held a meeting Saturday. Officials will continue to watch the weather forecast coming with Tropical …

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5 Signs That Indicate Your Startup Is Ready To Scale Up

5 Signs That Indicate Your Startup Is Ready To Scale Up

Concerns surrounding the current changing economic cycle amid rampant running inflation, a tightening monetary policy, and an even tighter labor market has seen small business sentiment reach a new low against the backdrop of tumultuous conditions. Across the board, small business confidence has plummeted to new record lows. According to an earlier August report by CNBC, The …

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A look at some of the challenges of zero-trust systems that can create friction for users and employees, as businesses increasingly adopt them to fight hackers (Christopher Mims/Wall Street Journal)

A look at some of the challenges of zero-trust systems that can create friction for users and employees, as businesses increasingly adopt them to fight hackers (Christopher Mims/Wall Street Journal)

Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal: A look at some of the challenges of zero-trust systems that can create friction for users and employees, as businesses increasingly adopt them to fight hackers  —  Hackers keep tricking employees to gain access to corporate networks, so companies are changing their approach to make it harder to wreak …

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Neal Stephenson’s Lamina1 drops white paper on building the open metaverse

Neal Stephenson’s Lamina1 drops white paper on building the open metaverse

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. Neal Stephenson‘s Lamina1 blockchain technology startup dropped a white paper today on building the open metaverse. It’s quite the manifesto. In the document, the company said its mission …

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How 3 hours of inaction from Amazon cost cryptocurrency holders $235,000

How 3 hours of inaction from Amazon cost cryptocurrency holders 5,000

Amazon recently lost control of IP addresses it uses to host cloud services and took more than three hours to regain control, a lapse that allowed hackers to steal $235,000 in cryptocurrency from users of one of the affected customers, an analysis shows. The hackers seized control of roughly 256 IP addresses through BGP hijacking, …

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Are Data Silos Undermining Digital Transformation?

Are Data Silos Undermining Digital Transformation?

At a time of seemingly ultrarapid digital disruptions, digital transformation in an enterprise needs a bold vision and an intent to embrace change. With the global digital transformation market projected to reach $2.8 trillion in 2025, leaders are expediting their transition to digital across their organizations. And as enterprises course-correct and adapt to specific strategies …

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Starlink is getting a lot slower as more people use it, speed tests show

Starlink is getting a lot slower as more people use it, speed tests show

Starlink Starlink’s median download speeds in the US dropped from 90.6Mbps to 62.5Mbps between the first and second quarters of 2022, according to Ookla speed tests. Starlink’s median upload speeds in the US dropped from 9.3Mbps to 7.2Mbps in the same timeframe. Median latency also got a little worse for Starlink’s US customers, rising from …

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Report: 90% of orgs have software security checkpoints in their software development lifecycle (SDLC)

Report: 90% of orgs have software security checkpoints in their software development lifecycle (SDLC)

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. According to the latest edition of the annual Synopsys Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM) report, 90% of the member organizations surveyed have established software security checkpoints in their software development lifecycle (SDLC), indicating that this …

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Alibaba Cloud, the world's third-largest public cloud provider with a 9.5% market share in 2021, commits $1B to boost overseas alliances over the next 3 years (Rita Liao/TechCrunch)

Alibaba Cloud, the world's third-largest public cloud provider with a 9.5% market share in 2021, commits B to boost overseas alliances over the next 3 years (Rita Liao/TechCrunch)

Rita Liao / TechCrunch: Alibaba Cloud, the world’s third-largest public cloud provider with a 9.5% market share in 2021, commits $1B to boost overseas alliances over the next 3 years  —  Alibaba is known for its sprawling e-commerce empire, but like Amazon, cloud service has been a big driver of its revenues in recent years. …

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Hillicon Valley — Bill targeting Google, Meta inches ahead 

Hillicon Valley — Bill targeting Google, Meta inches ahead 

A journalism antitrust bill targeting Google and Meta advanced out of a Senate committee Thursday after Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) struck a deal.   Meanwhile, the National Security Agency (NSA) allegedly gained access to China’s telecommunications network when it hacked the email systems of a prominent public research university there, Chinese state …

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Artist receives first known US copyright registration for generative AI art

Artist receives first known US copyright registration for generative AI art

Enlarge / An excerpt from the AI-assisted comic book Zarya of the Dawn, which received a US copyright registration. In what might be a first, a New York-based artist named Kris Kashtanova has received US copyright registration on their graphic novel that features AI-generated artwork, according to their Instagram feed and confirmed through a public …

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AI model from OpenAI automatically recognizes speech and translates it to English

AI model from OpenAI automatically recognizes speech and translates it to English

Benj Edwards / Ars Technica On Wednesday, OpenAI released a new open source AI model called Whisper that recognizes and translates audio at a level that approaches human recognition ability. It can transcribe interviews, podcasts, conversations, and more. OpenAI trained Whisper on 680,000 hours of audio data and matching transcripts in 98 languages collected from …

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Crey Games teams with Overwolf’s Tebex to make game creation accessible

Crey Games teams with Overwolf’s Tebex to make game creation accessible

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. Crey Games has teamed up with Overwolf’s Tebex division to build an accessible and non-technical game creation platform. User-generated content platform maker Overwolf recently acquired Tebex, which helps …

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PolicyLink study: California rideshare drivers make a net median of $6.20/hour after costs and could make an additional ~$10.50/hour if classified as employees (Aarian Marshall/Wired)

PolicyLink study: California rideshare drivers make a net median of .20/hour after costs and could make an additional ~.50/hour if classified as employees (Aarian Marshall/Wired)

Aarian Marshall / Wired: PolicyLink study: California rideshare drivers make a net median of $6.20/hour after costs and could make an additional ~$10.50/hour if classified as employees  —  Uber and Lyft spent millions promoting a controversial ballot measure.  A new study suggests it has lowered driver wages. Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the …

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Hillicon Valley — Florida brings tech law to Supreme Court  

Hillicon Valley — Florida brings tech law to Supreme Court  

Florida asked the Supreme Court to hear a case over the state’s controversial law targeting social media companies, ramping up action as states seek to pass laws regulating content moderation.   Meanwhile, Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), co-chair of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, is urging the Senate to pass the Cyber Diplomacy Act, one of the key …

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Tel Aviv-based 4M Analytics, which aims to be the Google Maps of the US' underground utility infrastructure, raised $30M, bringing its Series A total to $45M (Mike Wheatley/SiliconANGLE)

Tel Aviv-based 4M Analytics, which aims to be the Google Maps of the US' underground utility infrastructure, raised M, bringing its Series A total to M (Mike Wheatley/SiliconANGLE)

Mike Wheatley / SiliconANGLE: Tel Aviv-based 4M Analytics, which aims to be the Google Maps of the US’ underground utility infrastructure, raised $30M, bringing its Series A total to $45M  —  Subsurface infrastructure mapping startup 4M Analytics Ltd. said today it has closed on an additional $30 million in funding … Source link Please enable …

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Hillicon Valley — Hacking group Lapsus$ blamed for Uber breach

Hillicon Valley — Hacking group Lapsus$ blamed for Uber breach

Uber is holding hacking group Laspus$ responsible for last week’s data breach where a teenager claimed to have gained access to the company’s internal systems.  Meanwhile, American Airlines on Tuesday confirmed a data breach that affected a “small number” of customers and employees.  This is Hillicon Valley, detailing all you need to know about tech …

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$35M fine for Morgan Stanley after unencrypted, unwiped hard drives are auctioned

M fine for Morgan Stanley after unencrypted, unwiped hard drives are auctioned

Getty Images Morgan Stanley on Tuesday agreed to pay the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a $35 million penalty for data security lapses that included unencrypted hard drives from decommissioned data centers being resold on auction sites without first being wiped. The SEC action said that the improper disposal of thousands of hard drives starting …

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Dreamforce 2022: Salesforce debuts Genie CDP to power real-time customer experiences

Dreamforce 2022: Salesforce debuts Genie CDP to power real-time customer experiences

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Today, at the Dreamforce conference, Salesforce announced the launch of Genie, a real-time customer data platform (CDP) that can help enterprises deliver improved experiences to their customers. Modern-day businesses run on hundreds (close to …

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OpenAI starts letting DALL-E 2 customers upload and edit people's faces, after initially banning the uploading of photos that may depict real people (Kyle Wiggers/TechCrunch)

OpenAI starts letting DALL-E 2 customers upload and edit people's faces, after initially banning the uploading of photos that may depict real people (Kyle Wiggers/TechCrunch)

Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch: OpenAI starts letting DALL-E 2 customers upload and edit people’s faces, after initially banning the uploading of photos that may depict real people  —  After initially disabling the capability, OpenAI today announced that customers with access to DALL-E 2 can upload people’s faces to edit … Source link Please enable JavaScript …

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Video game developer Rockstar confirms hack of popular Grand Theft Auto series

Video game developer Rockstar confirms hack of popular Grand Theft Auto series

Video game developer Rockstar Games on Monday confirmed the authenticity of a massive hack of development footage for the next entry in its popular Grand Theft Auto series, a leak that went viral on Sunday. Rockstar Games said in a statement the development team was “extremely disappointed” in the unprecedented leak of game footage, expressing …

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A look at the mounting challenges for Lingang, a Shanghai suburb meant to be China's next Silicon Valley, amid an economic slowdown and geopolitical tensions (Bloomberg)

A look at the mounting challenges for Lingang, a Shanghai suburb meant to be China's next Silicon Valley, amid an economic slowdown and geopolitical tensions (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: A look at the mounting challenges for Lingang, a Shanghai suburb meant to be China’s next Silicon Valley, amid an economic slowdown and geopolitical tensions  —  This article is the fourth in an occasional series about the New Geography of Technology.  You can read the first installment on Milan here … Source link Please …

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Going incognito: How we can protect our privacy in the metaverse

Going incognito: How we can protect our privacy in the metaverse

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. The image below shows me standing in a “Virtual Escape Room” that was created by academic researchers at U.C. Berkeley’s Center for Responsible Decentralized Intelligence. The simulated world requires me to complete a series …

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Some experts say targeted ads on streaming services could be crucial in the 2022 US midterms, as others worry the ads evade federal regulation and oversight (Natasha Singer/New York Times)

Some experts say targeted ads on streaming services could be crucial in the 2022 US midterms, as others worry the ads evade federal regulation and oversight (Natasha Singer/New York Times)

Natasha Singer / New York Times: Some experts say targeted ads on streaming services could be crucial in the 2022 US midterms, as others worry the ads evade federal regulation and oversight  —  Over the last few weeks, tens of thousands of voters in the Detroit area who watch streaming video services were shown different …

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Appeals court upholds controversial Texas social media law

Appeals court upholds controversial Texas social media law

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a controversial Texas law that restricts companies’ ability to remove users or violative content on Friday.  The court’s decision lifts a previous injunction put in place by the Supreme Court, allowing the embattled law to go into effect.  “Today we reject the idea that corporations have a freewheeling First Amendment …

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Artists begin selling AI-generated artwork on stock photography websites

Artists begin selling AI-generated artwork on stock photography websites

Enlarge / A selection of AI-generated artwork that can be licensed through Shutterstock. Shutterstock.com Seeking ways to “monetize” AI-generated art, some artists have already begun submitting their AI-generated pieces to stock photography websites like Shutterstock. Searches for “AI generated” or “Midjourney” (a popular image synthesis service) produce thousands of results on the site. In some …

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Twitter pranksters derail GPT-3 bot with newly discovered “prompt injection” hack

Twitter pranksters derail GPT-3 bot with newly discovered “prompt injection” hack

Enlarge / A tin toy robot lying on its side. On Thursday, a few Twitter users discovered how to hijack an automated tweet bot, dedicated to remote jobs, running on the GPT-3 language model by OpenAI. Using a newly discovered technique called a “prompt injection attack,” they redirected the bot to repeat embarrassing and ridiculous …

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Big Data and DevOps- Winning Combination for Global Enterprises

Big Data and DevOps- Winning Combination for Global Enterprises

Technology advances rapidly, and almost all industry sectors tend to embrace changes to survive amid this troubled time. Emerging technologies like AI, big data, and ML can prepare enterprises for the future while ensuring their growth. However, entrepreneurs must combine technologies to achieve their long-term objectives while effectively addressing intensifying competition. “Big Data” has become …

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The Download: discovering proteins, and Pakistan’s climate crisis

The Download: discovering proteins, and Pakistan’s climate crisis

This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. An AI that can design new proteins could help unlock new cures and materials What’s happened?: A new AI tool could help researchers discover previously unknown proteins and design entirely new ones. When …

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PitchBook: Figma deal is the largest exit for a VC-backed company in ~20 years; source: Index Ventures' ~12% stake makes it Figma's biggest outside shareholder (Bloomberg)

PitchBook: Figma deal is the largest exit for a VC-backed company in ~20 years; source: Index Ventures' ~12% stake makes it Figma's biggest outside shareholder (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: PitchBook: Figma deal is the largest exit for a VC-backed company in ~20 years; source: Index Ventures’ ~12% stake makes it Figma’s biggest outside shareholder  —  Danny Rimer first invested in Figma in 2012, shortly after the company was established and began developing software tools for designers. Source link Please enable JavaScript to view …

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Trojanized versions of PuTTY utility being used to spread backdoor

Trojanized versions of PuTTY utility being used to spread backdoor

Researchers believe hackers with connections to the North Korean government have been pushing a Trojanized version of the PuTTY networking utility in an attempt to backdoor the network of organizations they want to spy on. Researchers from security firm Mandiant said on Thursday that at least one customer it serves had an employee who installed …

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“Fingerprints” of climate change are clear in Pakistan’s devastating floods

“Fingerprints” of climate change are clear in Pakistan’s devastating floods

In this case, however, just how big a role climate change played isn’t clear. It’s relatively straightforward to conduct an attribution study that assesses the influence of warming in heat waves, where hotter average temperatures push up the baseline that such sweltering events take off from. The group has precisely calculated how much climate change …

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Mythical Games launches Web3 title Blankos Block Party on the Epic Games Store

Mythical Games launches Web3 title Blankos Block Party on the Epic Games Store

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. Mythical Games launched its Blankos Block Party on the Epic Games Store, making it the first Web3 game to launch on the platform. The game is free-to-play and …

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Seesaw, a messaging app for parents and teachers with 10M users, says it suffered a credential stuffing attack, after users said they received an explicit image (Kevin Collier/NBC News)

Seesaw, a messaging app for parents and teachers with 10M users, says it suffered a credential stuffing attack, after users said they received an explicit image (Kevin Collier/NBC News)

Kevin Collier / NBC News: Seesaw, a messaging app for parents and teachers with 10M users, says it suffered a credential stuffing attack, after users said they received an explicit image  —  A messaging app for parents and teachers said Wednesday that it was hacked after some parents said they had received messages … Source …

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Hillicon Valley — Iranians indicted in hacking scheme   

Hillicon Valley — Iranians indicted in hacking scheme   

U.S. agencies announced on Wednesday a number of enforcement actions taken against Iran, including a DOJ indictment of three Iranian nationals accused of hacking hundreds of organizations in the U.S.  Meanwhile, California made moves in the tech world with Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signing a social media transparency law and the state attorney general filing …

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Iranians hacked US companies, sent ransom demands to printers, indictment says

Iranians hacked US companies, sent ransom demands to printers, indictment says

Getty Images | Bill Hinton Three Iranian nationals charged with hacking into US-based computer networks sent ransom demands to the printers of at least some of their victims, according to an indictment unsealed today. The ransom demands allegedly sought payments in exchange for BitLocker decryption keys that the victims could use to regain access to …

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How zero trust can help battle identities under siege

How zero trust can help battle identities under siege

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Organizations are falling behind cyberattackers’ quickening pace of abandoning malware for stolen privileged access credentials and ‘living off the land‘ intrusion techniques. CrowdStrikes’ latest Falcon OverWatch threat hunting report found a solid shift in …

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The US Treasury clarifies its guidance on Tornado Cash and provides a way for users to lawfully withdraw their funds by applying for a license (Brady Dale/Axios)

The US Treasury clarifies its guidance on Tornado Cash and provides a way for users to lawfully withdraw their funds by applying for a license (Brady Dale/Axios)

Brady Dale / Axios: The US Treasury clarifies its guidance on Tornado Cash and provides a way for users to lawfully withdraw their funds by applying for a license  —  New guidance from the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control provides a roadmap for people who used Tornado Cash for lawful transactions to …

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Breach of software maker used to backdoor as many as 200,000 servers

Breach of software maker used to backdoor as many as 200,000 servers

Fishpig, a UK-based maker of e-commerce software used by as many as 200,000 websites, is urging customers to reinstall or update all existing program extensions after discovering a security breach of its distribution server that allowed criminals to surreptitiously backdoor customer systems. The unknown threat actors used their control of FishPig’s systems to carry out …

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A customer-focused cloud transformation journey at Duke Energy Corporation

How retail can pivot to autonomous stores

Thank you for joining us on “The cloud hub: From cloud chaos to clarity.” Richard Donaldson, VP of digital transformation at Duke Energy Corporation, discusses cloud and customer-focused cloud transformation. The discussion covers infrastructure modernization and private cloud. Click here to continue. Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Fireside discussion on increased adoption of SASE and zero trust with Palo Alto Networks

How retail can pivot to autonomous stores

Thank you for joining us on “The cloud hub: From cloud chaos to clarity.” Vishal Salvi, chief information security officer and head of cyber security practice at Infosys, and Kumar Ramachandran, senior vice president, SASE GTM, at Palo Alto Networks, talk about the new cybersecurity practices in the post-pandemic environment. Click here to continue. Source …

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Four takeaways from the Twitter whistleblower hearing

Four takeaways from the Twitter whistleblower hearing

Former Twitter security chief Peiter “Mudge” Zatko testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday alleging widespread security deficiencies at the social media platform, expanding on his bombshell whistleblower disclosure made public in reports last month.  During a two-and-a-half hour hearing, Zatko alleged Twitter lacked a framework to protect user data or log who was accessing …

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Incorporate and Create Engaging Email Marketing Videos

Incorporate and Create Engaging Email Marketing Videos

Image by StartupStockPhotos Using videos in email marketing is the next level of creative inbox delivery. Video gives subscribers an element of interactivity that piques curiosity and increases engagement and retention. Customer relationship management (CRM) platform, Snov.io, surveyed its audience of marketers about email marketing videos and the results were astounding. They found that attaching …

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Meta spins off PyTorch Foundation to make AI framework vendor neutral

Meta spins off PyTorch Foundation to make AI framework vendor neutral

Enlarge / The PyTorch logo on a fancy gradient. PyTorch Foundation Meta AI announced today that the governance of PyTorch, a popular open source deep learning framework, has moved to an independent organization called the PyTorch Foundation. It will operate as part of the nonprofit Linux Foundation, and its governing board includes representatives from Nvidia, …

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The new Apple Watches' S8 chip appears to have the same CPU as the S6 and S7, which may explain why Apple has only used the S5 or earlier for comparisons lately (Hartley Charlton/MacRumors)

The new Apple Watches' S8 chip appears to have the same CPU as the S6 and S7, which may explain why Apple has only used the S5 or earlier for comparisons lately (Hartley Charlton/MacRumors)

Hartley Charlton / MacRumors: The new Apple Watches’ S8 chip appears to have the same CPU as the S6 and S7, which may explain why Apple has only used the S5 or earlier for comparisons lately  —  The S8 chip in the Apple Watch Series 8, Apple Watch Ultra, and second-generation Apple Watch SE features …

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US to ramp up restrictions on semiconductor exports to China: report

US to ramp up restrictions on semiconductor exports to China: report

The Biden administration next month will place new restrictions on U.S. shipments of semiconductor chips and chipmaking equipment to China, according to Reuters. The Commerce Department will formalize new rules prohibiting the shipment of chipmaking equipment to Chinese factories that produce advanced semiconductors, Reuters reported, citing people familiar with the matter. U.S. companies seeking to …

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An overview of trends from YC's Demo Day for Summer 2022: enterprise made up the bulk at 39% of the 223 startups in the batch, followed by fintech and dev tools (Biz Carson/Protocol)

An overview of trends from YC's Demo Day for Summer 2022: enterprise made up the bulk at 39% of the 223 startups in the batch, followed by fintech and dev tools (Biz Carson/Protocol)

Biz Carson / Protocol: An overview of trends from YC’s Demo Day for Summer 2022: enterprise made up the bulk at 39% of the 223 startups in the batch, followed by fintech and dev tools  —  Hello, and welcome to Pipeline.  I’m Biz Carson, and I once slept on the street overnight in London to …

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CEO Dave Baszucki says Roblox sees 2M+ daily active users in Russia, while competitors like EA, Nintendo, and Ubisoft have slowed or ceased sales in the country (Cecilia D'Anastasio/Bloomberg)

CEO Dave Baszucki says Roblox sees 2M+ daily active users in Russia, while competitors like EA, Nintendo, and Ubisoft have slowed or ceased sales in the country (Cecilia D'Anastasio/Bloomberg)

Cecilia D’Anastasio / Bloomberg: CEO Dave Baszucki says Roblox sees 2M+ daily active users in Russia, while competitors like EA, Nintendo, and Ubisoft have slowed or ceased sales in the country  —  Roblox Corp.’s popularity in Russia is increasing even as almost every other publicly traded gaming company has retreated from the country after its …

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Hillicon Valley — Treasury sanctions Iran over cyberattack

Hillicon Valley — Treasury sanctions Iran over cyberattack

The Treasury Department sanctioned Iran in response to an alleged cyberattack the country launched against Albania in July.   Meanwhile, a U.S. firm said it worked alongside law enforcement to recover more than $30 million worth of cryptocurrency that North Korean hackers stole earlier this year.  This is Hillicon Valley, detailing all you need to know about …

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New Linux malware combines unusual stealth with a full suite of capabilities

New Linux malware combines unusual stealth with a full suite of capabilities

Researchers this week unveiled a new strain of Linux malware that’s notable for its stealth and sophistication in infecting both traditional servers and smaller Internet-of-things devices. Dubbed Shikitega by the AT&T Alien Labs researchers who discovered it, the malware is delivered through a multistage infection chain using polymorphic encoding. It also abuses legitimate cloud services …

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Nvidia’s flagship AI chip reportedly 4.5x faster than the previous champ

Nvidia’s flagship AI chip reportedly 4.5x faster than the previous champ

Enlarge / A press photo of the Nvidia H100 Tensor Core GPU. Nvidia announced yesterday that its upcoming H100 “Hopper” Tensor Core GPU set new performance records during its debut in the industry-standard MLPerf benchmarks, delivering results up to 4.5 times faster than the A100, which is currently Nvidia’s fastest production AI chip. The MPerf …

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