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Hillicon Valley — App stores urged to remove TikTok

Hillicon Valley — App stores urged to remove TikTok

An official at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has asked that Apple and Google remove TikTok from their app stores over privacy concerns. In other news, Norway’s public and private sector websites were temporarily down on Wednesday following a cyberattack that targeted the country’s national data network. This is Hillicon Valley, detailing all you need …

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A profile of ADT, which is helping sell and install Nest smart home products, as it prepares to unveil its own smart home security software and hardware in 2023 (Bloomberg)

A profile of ADT, which is helping sell and install Nest smart home products, as it prepares to unveil its own smart home security software and hardware in 2023 (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: A profile of ADT, which is helping sell and install Nest smart home products, as it prepares to unveil its own smart home security software and hardware in 2023  —  Kneeling beneath a framed print of Thomas Kinkade’s painting A Peaceful Retreat, Roli Chiu, alarm system installer … Source link Please enable JavaScript to …

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A wide range of routers are under attack by new, unusually sophisticated malware

A wide range of routers are under attack by new, unusually sophisticated malware

Getty Images An unusually advanced hacking group has spent almost two years infecting a wide range of routers in North America and Europe with malware that takes full control of connected devices running Windows, macOS, and Linux, researchers reported on Tuesday. So far, researchers from Lumen Technologies’ Black Lotus Labs say they’ve identified at least …

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Hillicon Valley: Abortion pill info in crosshairs on Facebook

Hillicon Valley: Abortion pill info in crosshairs on Facebook

Meta said some posts about abortion pill access were removed due to “incorrect enforcement” of its policies after reports cited posts being blocked.   Meanwhile, Republican senators are pressing President Biden to take action on security concerns the GOP raised about TikTok.   This is Hillicon Valley, detailing all you need to know about tech and …

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Siemens plans to buy Brightly, a North Carolina-based provider of buildings and infrastructure management software, from Clearlake Capital for $1.58B (Wilfried Eckl-Dorna/Bloomberg)

Siemens plans to buy Brightly, a North Carolina-based provider of buildings and infrastructure management software, from Clearlake Capital for .58B (Wilfried Eckl-Dorna/Bloomberg)

Wilfried Eckl-Dorna / Bloomberg: Siemens plans to buy Brightly, a North Carolina-based provider of buildings and infrastructure management software, from Clearlake Capital for $1.58B  —  Siemens AG will buy US firm Brightly Software for $1.58 billion to add digital services for buildings and infrastructure as the German company continues … Source link Please enable JavaScript …

Siemens plans to buy Brightly, a North Carolina-based provider of buildings and infrastructure management software, from Clearlake Capital for $1.58B (Wilfried Eckl-Dorna/Bloomberg) Read More »

Pro-Russia threat group Killnet is pummeling Lithuania with DDoS attacks

Pro-Russia threat group Killnet is pummeling Lithuania with DDoS attacks

Enlarge / Drowning in a sea of data. Internet services in Lithuania came under “intense” distributed denial of service attacks on Monday as the pro-Russia threat-actor group Killnet took credit. Killnet said its attacks were in retaliation regarding Lithuania’s recent banning of shipments sanctioned by the European Union to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad. Lithuania’s …

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Federal grand jury subpoenas firm that merged with Trump social network

Federal grand jury subpoenas firm that merged with Trump social network

The firm that merged with former President Trump’s social media company received federal grand jury subpoenas last week, the company disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing Monday. A grand jury in the Southern District of New York issued subpoenas to each member of the board of directors of the special purpose acquisition …

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Inside DALL-E Mini, the Internet’s Favorite Artificial Intelligence Meme Machine

Inside DALL-E Mini, the Internet’s Favorite Artificial Intelligence Meme Machine

On June 6, Hugging Face, a company that hosts open source artificial intelligence projects, saw traffic to an AI image-generation tool called DALL-E Mini skyrocket. The outwardly simple app, which generates nine images in response to any typed text prompt, was launched nearly a year ago by an independent developer. But after some recent improvements …

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SSD benchmarks show the 256GB 13" MacBook Pro with M2 has ~50% slower read and ~30% slower write speeds than the previous gen 256GB MacBook Pro with M1 (Joe Rossignol/MacRumors)

SSD benchmarks show the 256GB 13" MacBook Pro with M2 has ~50% slower read and ~30% slower write speeds than the previous gen 256GB MacBook Pro with M1 (Joe Rossignol/MacRumors)

Joe Rossignol / MacRumors: SSD benchmarks show the 256GB 13″ MacBook Pro with M2 has ~50% slower read and ~30% slower write speeds than the previous gen 256GB MacBook Pro with M1  —  Following the launch of Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip, it has been discovered that the $1,299 base model …

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Devialet Dione Soundbar Review: Premium Sound, Few Controls

Devialet Dione Soundbar Review: Premium Sound, Few Controls

In the 15 years of its existence, Parisian audio technology company Devialet has established itself as a purveyor of the “slightly unusual.” In fact, it’s not above veering into the realm of the “very unusual indeed.”   Just consider its Phantom wireless loudspeaker. It’s packed with innovative technologies, it sounds great … but what’s most notable …

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Leaked investor call: BlockFi backer Morgan Creek Digital aims to raise $250M to counter FTX's BlockFi bailout, since it could wipe out BlockFi shareholders (Tracy Wang/CoinDesk)

Leaked investor call: BlockFi backer Morgan Creek Digital aims to raise 0M to counter FTX's BlockFi bailout, since it could wipe out BlockFi shareholders (Tracy Wang/CoinDesk)

Tracy Wang / CoinDesk: Leaked investor call: BlockFi backer Morgan Creek Digital aims to raise $250M to counter FTX’s BlockFi bailout, since it could wipe out BlockFi shareholders  —  FTX’s $250 million credit facility offer – if inked as initially proposed – stood to effectively wipe out all BlockFi shareholders … Source link Please enable …

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Bypass Bandwidth Throttling: Tips & Tricks for Increased Speed

Bypass Bandwidth Throttling: Tips & Tricks for Increased Speed

Has your ISP been throttling your bandwidth during different hours of the day, and it’s getting on your nerves? It’s understood how frustrating it may be, especially when your ISP decides to limit your speeds regularly. But, unfortunately, this throttling ruins your online streaming and gaming experience, something no one wants to experience. Don’t worry …

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London-based ESG Book, which provides sustainability data and whose clients include Citi and JP Morgan, raised a $35M Series B led by Energy Impact Partners (Ashleigh Hollowell/VentureBeat)

London-based ESG Book, which provides sustainability data and whose clients include Citi and JP Morgan, raised a M Series B led by Energy Impact Partners (Ashleigh Hollowell/VentureBeat)

Ashleigh Hollowell / VentureBeat: London-based ESG Book, which provides sustainability data and whose clients include Citi and JP Morgan, raised a $35M Series B led by Energy Impact Partners  —  The U.S., unlike other robust nations, is only now beginning to organize the jigsaw-like pieces needed to structure … Source link Please enable JavaScript to …

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Hillicon Valley — Roe reversal renews data privacy calls

Hillicon Valley — Roe reversal renews data privacy calls

The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Roe v. Wade has led Democrats to push for action on proposals to protect Americans seeking abortions from being targeted with their personal data. In other news, a California-based crypto firm announced on Thursday night that hackers stole $100 million worth of cryptocurrency. This is Hillicon Valley, detailing …

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Report: 66% of AI decision-makers are concerned about meeting ethical business goals

Report: 66% of AI decision-makers are concerned about meeting ethical business goals

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! According to a new report by InRule Technology, based on data from a commissioned survey with Forrester, 66% of AI/ML decision-makers reported concerns about …

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Roe v. Wade reversal spurs Democrats’ call for data privacy protections

Roe v. Wade reversal spurs Democrats’ call for data privacy protections

Supporters of proposals offering protections around data that could provide information about people seeking abortions are pushing for swift action after the Supreme Court’s Friday decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. As Democrats weigh responses to the 6-3 court decision that will trigger abortion bans in 13 states, and likely lead to severe restrictions in …

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Bipartisan bill targets data flows to American adversaries

Bipartisan bill targets data flows to American adversaries

A bipartisan group of senators on Thursday unveiled legislation aimed at restricting the ability of foreign adversaries to purchase data about American citizens. The Protecting Americans’ Data from Foreign Surveillance Act would direct the Commerce Secretary to identify kinds of personal data that could harm national security if exported. The agency would then determine which …

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Report: More than 1B 5G mobile subscriptions expected in 2022

Report: More than 1B 5G mobile subscriptions expected in 2022

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. Learn more. A new report by Ericsson found that 5G mobile subscriptions will surpass 1 billion in 2022. Furthermore, more than 20 service providers launched 5G standalone networks last year, …

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Cryptoys, which is building blockchain-based kids toys in partnership with Dapper Labs, raised a $23M Series A led by a16z, after a $7.5M seed in October 2021 (Lucas Matney/TechCrunch)

Cryptoys, which is building blockchain-based kids toys in partnership with Dapper Labs, raised a M Series A led by a16z, after a .5M seed in October 2021 (Lucas Matney/TechCrunch)

Lucas Matney / TechCrunch: Cryptoys, which is building blockchain-based kids toys in partnership with Dapper Labs, raised a $23M Series A led by a16z, after a $7.5M seed in October 2021  —  The past several months haven’t been entirely kind to the NFT market — while transaction volume hasn’t stuttered too significantly … Source link …

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The future of urban housing is energy efficient refrigerators

The future of urban housing is energy efficient refrigerators

Katerra’s all-encompassing vision of reforming the construction world, using billions of dollars in investment to build an entirely new production system from the ground up, showcased stereotypical Silicon Valley arrogance. It also has had a fraction of the impact of European models that seek to retrofit using a simple, straightforward, and standard set of parts.  …

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Mythical Games’ Blankos Block Party will debut on Epic Games Store

Mythical Games’ Blankos Block Party will debut on 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. Learn more. Mythical Games announced that its flagship game Blankos Block Party, a title that uses non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to authenticate digital items, will debut on the Epic Games Store. …

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What is SaaS Security? Benefits, challenges, and best practices

What is SaaS Security? Benefits, challenges, and best practices

In today’s world, technology dominates everything from the simplest to the most complex of activities. Software is undoubtedly the primary need of the market. Most organizations are trending towards cloud and multi-cloud implementations. This move is not surprising since many are shifting to working remotely, and cloud computing has its share of benefits and challenges.  …

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Twitter partners with Shopify to launch a sales channel app, letting US merchants sell their products through Twitter's Shopping Manager (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Twitter partners with Shopify to launch a sales channel app, letting US merchants sell their products through Twitter's Shopping Manager (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Twitter partners with Shopify to launch a sales channel app, letting US merchants sell their products through Twitter’s Shopping Manager  —  As part of its ongoing efforts to expand into e-commerce, Twitter today announced a new partnership with Shopify.  The deal will see Twitter launching … Source link Please enable JavaScript …

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Mega says it can’t decrypt your files. New POC exploit shows otherwise

Mega says it can’t decrypt your files. New POC exploit shows otherwise

Aurich Lawson | Getty Images In the decade since larger-than-life character Kim Dotcom founded Mega, the cloud storage service has amassed 250 million registered users and stores a whopping 120 billion files that take up more than 1,000 petabytes of storage. A key selling point that has helped fuel the growth is an extraordinary promise …

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Analysis: China has 19 of the world's 20 fastest-growing chip industry firms of the past four quarters, on average, compared to eight at the same time last year (Bloomberg)

Analysis: China has 19 of the world's 20 fastest-growing chip industry firms of the past four quarters, on average, compared to eight at the same time last year (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Analysis: China has 19 of the world’s 20 fastest-growing chip industry firms of the past four quarters, on average, compared to eight at the same time last year  —  China’s chip industry is growing faster than anywhere else in the world, after US sanctions on local champions from Huawei Technologies Co … Source link …

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Hillicon Valley — Ukraine war spotlights cyber operations

Hillicon Valley — Ukraine war spotlights cyber operations

Cyber strategies in Russia’s war against Ukraine show how increasingly complex cyber warfare may be used in future conflicts. And in tech news, Facebook has removed a video from a Missouri Republican senatorial candidate, saying it violates its policy against inciting violence. This is Hillicon Valley, detailing all you need to know about tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to …

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The Download: Trolling text scammers, and China’s social media censorship

The Download: Trolling text scammers, and China’s social media censorship

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. The people using humor to troll their spam texts The other night, I received a mysterious WhatsApp message. “Dr. Kevin?” it began, the question mark suggesting the sender felt bad for interrupting my …

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Solend Labs, a "decentralized" borrowing and lending protocol on Solana, votes to take over an account that deposited 5.7M SOL, over 95% of the pool's deposits (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Solend Labs, a "decentralized" borrowing and lending protocol on Solana, votes to take over an account that deposited 5.7M SOL, over 95% of the pool's deposits (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Danny Nelson / CoinDesk: Solend Labs, a “decentralized” borrowing and lending protocol on Solana, votes to take over an account that deposited 5.7M SOL, over 95% of the pool’s deposits  —  Solend users voted to “grant emergency power to Solend Labs to temporarily take over the whale’s account.” Source link Please enable JavaScript to view …

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Democrats call on Google to look into search results, ads tied to misleading clinics

Democrats call on Google to look into search results, ads tied to misleading clinics

A group of Democratic senators and representatives called on Google to look into search results and ads tied to “anti-abortion ‘fake clinics’” amid a recent report that showed their prevalence in 13 states with so-called “trigger laws” that would almost immediately ban or severely restrict abortion should Roe v. Wade be overturned by the Supreme …

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WhatsApp widely rolls out new privacy control settings to give users more control over who can see their Profile Photo, About, Last Seen, and Status (Kishan Vyas/XDA Developers)

WhatsApp widely rolls out new privacy control settings to give users more control over who can see their Profile Photo, About, Last Seen, and Status (Kishan Vyas/XDA Developers)

Kishan Vyas / XDA Developers: WhatsApp widely rolls out new privacy control settings to give users more control over who can see their Profile Photo, About, Last Seen, and Status  —  WhatsApp is rolling out new privacy control settings to provide users greater control over who can see their profile photo, “About,” “Last seen,” and …

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TikTok says it has completed migrating its US users’ data to Oracle’s servers in the US (Reuters)

TikTok says it has completed migrating its US users’ data to Oracle’s servers in the US (Reuters)

TikTok says it has completed migrating its US users’ data to Oracle’s servers in the US  —  TikTok has completed migrating its U.S. users’ information to servers at Oracle Corp (ORCL.N), in a move that could address U.S. regulatory concerns over data integrity on the popular video app, the company confirmed to Reuters. Source link …

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Police linked to hacking campaign to frame Indian activists

Police linked to hacking campaign to frame Indian activists

Enlarge / Bike rally by police personnel during “We Make Pune City Safe” awareness campaign on October 3, 2017, in Pune, India. Police forces around the world have increasingly used hacking tools to identify and track protesters, expose political dissidents’ secrets, and turn activists’ computers and phones into inescapable eavesdropping bugs. Now, new clues in …

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How Advances in Eye-and-Hand-Tracking Technologies Will Enrich XR –

How Advances in Eye-and-Hand-Tracking Technologies Will Enrich XR –

Extended reality is expected to be a $300 billion market by 2024, and it’s growing in both size and sophistication. Much of this is because of advancements in hand- and eye-tracking capabilities. Hand-tracking is already widely available on devices like Magic Leap 1, Microsoft’s HoloLens2, and even Meta’s Quest 2, providing a more immersive digital experience than …

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The DeanBeat: Why Neal Stephenson is starting a metaverse company 3 decades after Snow Crash

The DeanBeat: Why Neal Stephenson is starting a metaverse company 3 decades after Snow Crash

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. Learn more. It’s not often that you get to hear things from the horse’s mouth. In this case, I was able to do an interview with the guy who came …

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Discord introduces automod, premium memberships, and more

Discord introduces automod, premium memberships, and more

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. Learn more. Discord, the popular social platform, announced new features and resources for their communities. Moderating a large community can prove difficult. When you have thousands of members, it’s often …

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Some Ethereum miners express reservations about the planned shift to a proof-of-stake model, arguing it makes expensive mining equipment useless (Bloomberg)

Some Ethereum miners express reservations about the planned shift to a proof-of-stake model, arguing it makes expensive mining equipment useless (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Some Ethereum miners express reservations about the planned shift to a proof-of-stake model, arguing it makes expensive mining equipment useless  —  The Ethereum mining community is a diverse bunch, geographically and demographically.  There’s a 28-year-old translator in Ukraine … Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Inside the experimental world of animal infrastructure

Inside the experimental world of animal infrastructure

But Banff’s wildlife crossings, like most, suffer from a sort of Horseless Carriage Syndrome, their designs circumscribed by existing infrastructure. Tunnels are often little-adapted culverts, the (usually concrete) tubes that ferry water under roads. And overpasses have generally been borrowed wholesale from roadways—they are built as if they are going to carry the weight of …

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Tsunami of junk traffic that broke DDoS records delivered by tiniest of botnets

Tsunami of junk traffic that broke DDoS records delivered by tiniest of botnets

Aurich Lawson | Getty Images A massive flood of malicious traffic that recently set a new distributed denial-of-service record came from an unlikely source. A botnet of just 5,000 devices was responsible, as extortionists and vandals continue to develop ever more powerful attacks to knock sites offline, security researchers said. The DDoS delivered 26 million …

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Force multipliers: accelerating developers through platform software

Force multipliers: accelerating developers through platform software

Since joining Intel in 2010, Kelly has specialized in systems software, primarily in Linux and Linux-based operating systems, including Chrome and Android. She has led teams developing products ranging from Android phones, Ultrabook sensor based applications, and pathfinding work with artificial intelligence for thermal solutions. Career highlights include achieving the most performant Linux OS with …

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Orchestrating workforce ecosystems | MIT Technology Review

Orchestrating workforce ecosystems | MIT Technology Review

Dr. Altman’s research focuses on strategy, innovation, platforms, ecosystems, and the future of work. Her work has been published in Harvard Business Review (HBR), MIT Sloan Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Advances in Strategic Management, Journal of Management Studies, and elsewhere. She was shortlisted for the “2021 Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Award for Breakthrough Idea” …

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Burnout and How To Avoid It

Burnout and How To Avoid It

Stress is a fact of life. Whether it’s caused by work or general daily responsibilities, it’s not uncommon to feel worn out from time to time. Stress or exhaustion can take a serious toll on your mental, emotional, and physical well-being if not taken care of. When these feelings start to interfere with work, it’s …

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Sources: crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital faces an uncertain future after a $400M liquidation; CEO Zhu tweeted we are "committed to working this out" (Frank Chaparro/The Block)

Sources: crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital faces an uncertain future after a 0M liquidation; CEO Zhu tweeted we are "committed to working this out" (Frank Chaparro/The Block)

Frank Chaparro / The Block: Sources: crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital faces an uncertain future after a $400M liquidation; CEO Zhu tweeted we are “committed to working this out”  —  The future of crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital hangs in the balance as the firm faces potential insolvency after being liquidated by its …

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Botched and silent patches from Microsoft put customers at risk, critics say

Botched and silent patches from Microsoft put customers at risk, critics say

Blame is mounting on Microsoft for what critics say is a lack of transparency and adequate speed when responding to reports of vulnerabilities threatening its customers, security professionals said. Microsoft’s latest failing came to light on Tuesday in a post that showed Microsoft taking five months and three patches before successfully fixing a critical vulnerability …

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A new vulnerability in Intel and AMD CPUs lets hackers steal encryption keys

A new vulnerability in Intel and AMD CPUs lets hackers steal encryption keys

Microprocessors from Intel, AMD, and other companies contain a newly discovered weakness that remote attackers can exploit to obtain cryptographic keys and other secret data traveling through the hardware, researchers said on Tuesday. Hardware manufacturers have long known that hackers can extract secret cryptographic data from a chip by measuring the power it consumes while …

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Coinbase lays off 18 percent of staff as CEO says, “We grew too quickly”

Coinbase lays off 18 percent of staff as CEO says, “We grew too quickly”

Enlarge / Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference on May 2, 2022 in Beverly Hills, California. Getty Images | Patrick T. Fallon Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is laying off 18 percent of its staff, the company announced today. The layoffs will cut 1,100 workers at the largest crypto exchange in the …

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The S&P 500 Is Officially in a Bear Market. What That Means for Investors

The S&P 500 Is Officially in a Bear Market. What That Means for Investors

The S&P 500 opened this week in bear-market territory for the first time this year as inflation fears and rising Treasury yields spook investors. With the S&P experiencing a 3% loss today, investors everywhere are questioning just how long and severe this bear market could be. A bear market is defined by an at least 20% drop …

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Sources: Elon Musk will address Twitter employees and take questions at a company-wide virtual meeting on Thursday morning (Bloomberg)

Sources: Elon Musk will address Twitter employees and take questions at a company-wide virtual meeting on Thursday morning (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Sources: Elon Musk will address Twitter employees and take questions at a company-wide virtual meeting on Thursday morning  —  Elon Musk will address Twitter Inc. employees at a company-wide meeting this week, the first time the Tesla Inc. chief executive officer will meet with employees since agreeing … Source link Please enable JavaScript to …

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Credentials for thousands of open source projects free for the taking—again!

Credentials for thousands of open source projects free for the taking—again!

Getty Images A service that helps open source developers write and test software is leaking thousands of authentication tokens and other security-sensitive secrets. Many of these leaks allow hackers to access the private accounts of developers on Github, Docker, AWS, and other code repositories, security experts said in a new report. The availability of the …

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Tencent’s Lightspeed Studios aims to build the Lightspeed Universe for in major expansion

Tencent’s Lightspeed Studios aims to build the Lightspeed Universe for in major expansion

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. Learn more. Tencent‘s Lightspeed Studios has unveiled its vision for the next decade, the Lightspeed universe. It’s all about enabling the next phase of growth and development for the game …

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Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America: startups in the region have raised $2.8B in Q1 2022, up 67% YoY and up 375% compared to Q1 2020 (Mary Ann Azevedo/TechCrunch)

Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America: startups in the region have raised .8B in Q1 2022, up 67% YoY and up 375% compared to Q1 2020 (Mary Ann Azevedo/TechCrunch)

Mary Ann Azevedo / TechCrunch: Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America: startups in the region have raised $2.8B in Q1 2022, up 67% YoY and up 375% compared to Q1 2020  —  Welcome to The Interchange, a take on this week’s fintech news and trends.  To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. …

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The Best Home Emergency Kit Gear (2022): Flashlights, Stoves, Chargers, and More

The Best Home Emergency Kit Gear (2022): Flashlights, Stoves, Chargers, and More

You know the drill. Maybe you’ve even participated in it once or twice. As a natural disaster looms, everyone in town makes a mad dash for the grocery stores, home improvement stores, and gas stations. Demand overruns stock in a capitalist’s nightmare, and most people leave empty handed, without enough flashlights, batteries, or cookware to …

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4 Best Cheap Phone Plans (2022): Alternatives to Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile

4 Best Cheap Phone Plans (2022): Alternatives to Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile

Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T are heavy on the glitz. They offer tons of shiny features, such as 1080p video streaming, generous hot spot plans, and very high data-throttling caps. But if you don’t need blazing-fast features or high-speed streaming, you could save a lot of money every month by choosing one of the smaller, lesser-known …

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A look at advanced large language models, as a Google engineer is placed on paid leave after becoming convinced that its LaMDA chatbot generator became sentient (Nitasha Tiku/Washington Post)

A look at advanced large language models, as a Google engineer is placed on paid leave after becoming convinced that its LaMDA chatbot generator became sentient (Nitasha Tiku/Washington Post)

Nitasha Tiku / Washington Post: A look at advanced large language models, as a Google engineer is placed on paid leave after becoming convinced that its LaMDA chatbot generator became sentient  —  AI ethicists warned Google not to impersonate humans.  Now one of Google’s own thinks there’s a ghost in the machine. Source link Please …

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How to Find Alignment in IT Infrastructure Management

How to Find Alignment in IT Infrastructure Management

Technology and business needs are constantly evolving, and as they do, companies must ensure IT infrastructure and overall operations maintain alignment. However, misalignment is all too easy when technology is constantly updating. What Types of Changes Occur in Infrastructure? Companies’ most common mistake is not understanding how much, how often, or what types of changes …

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Report: Over 1B Google Play downloads for financial apps targeted by malware

Report: Over 1B Google Play downloads for financial apps targeted by malware

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! According to the latest report by Zimperium, mobile banking, investment, payment and cryptocurrency apps, which are targeted by ten prolific families of trojan horse …

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