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Microsoft is a national security threat, says ex-White House cyber policy director - Interview - With little competition at the goverment level, Windows giant has no incentive to make its systems safer

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Microsoft is a national security threat, says ex-White House cyber policy director -- Interview -- With little competition at the goverment level, Windows giant has no incentive to make its systems safer

8 hours ago

Microsoft teases deepfake AI that's too powerful to release -- VASA-1 framework can turn a still image and a cloned voice file into a plausible video of a person talking

8 hours ago

Zilog to end standalone sales of the legendary Z80 CPU -- The processor that gave the world the ZX Spectrum and so much more is out of wafers

8 hours ago

Elon Musk's X to challenge Australian content takedown orders in court -- Asia In Brief -- PLUS: Samsung in 'emergency mode'; Tim Cook's Asian charm tour; APAC AI spend to surge

8 hours ago

China creates 'Information Support Force' to improve networked defence capabilities -- A day after FBI boss warns Beijing is poised to strike against US infrastructure

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Ex-Amazon exec claims she was asked to ignore copyright law in race to AI -- High-flying AI scientist claims unfair dismissal following pregnancy leave

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Tesla Cybertruck turns into world's most expensive brick after car wash -- Bulletproof? Is it waterproof? Ts&Cs say: 'Failure to put Cybertruck in Car Wash Mode may result in damage'

4 hours ago

Qt Ubuntu 24.04 betas show that there's room to innovate -- Hot on the heels of Ubuntu Noble beta come the betas of the Qt-based remixes, with some interesting differences

10 hours ago

AI energy draw from Chicago datacenters to rise ninefold -- No wonder industry is exploring nuclear as an alternative to electricity

10 hours ago

Germany arrests trio accused of trying to smuggle naval military tech to China -- Prosecutors believe one frikkin' laser did make its way to Beijing -- Public Sector

29 minutes ago

Lawsuit accuses Grindr of illegally sharing users' HIV status -- LGBTQ+ dating app's maker previously denied selling sensitive user data -- Applications

29 minutes ago

Gone in 35 seconds – the Cybertruck's misbehaving acceleration pedal -- Riveting conclusion to Tesla recall saga -- Personal Tech

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Watchdog tells Dutch govt: 'Do not use Facebook if there is uncertainty about privacy' -- Meta insists it's just misunderstood and it's safe to talk to citizens over FB -- Security

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More than a third of enterprise datacenters expect to deploy liquid cooling by 2026 -- Survey -- Which one of you is already running 100-plus kilowatt racks? -- On-Prem

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US House of Representatives passes new TikTok ban bill to Senate -- Sadly no push to ban stupid TikTok dances, but ByteDance would have year to offload app Stateside -- Security -- 22 Apr 2024

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Copilot auto-launch bug now takes flight in multiple Windows Insider channels -- Clippy 2024 is something else -- OSes -- 22 Apr 2024

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US Air Force says AI-controlled F-16 fighter jet has been dogfighting with humans - Video - Robo-plane was made to restrain itself so as not to harm pilot or airframe

10 hours ago

UK data watchdog questions how private Google's Privacy Sandbox is -- Leaked draft report says stated goals still come up short -- Security

4 hours ago

FAA now requires reentry vehicles to get licensed before launch -- Commercial operators must try Varda -- Science

4 hours ago

IT consultant-cum-developer in court over hiding COVID loan -- Syzmon Jastrzebski wrongly borrowed $126k, money written off as he's left the country -- Software

6 hours ago

Google all at sea over rising tide of robo-spam -- Opinion -- What if it's not AI but the algorithm to blame?

6 hours ago

Rarest, strangest, form of Windows saved techie from moment of security madness -- Who, Me? -- For once, Redmond's finest saved the day - by being rubbish in unexpectedly useful ways

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Microsoft foresees a new type of AI PC: A Surface designed with help from machines - For now, Redmond is dogfooding Azure for product simulations - AI + ML - 22 Apr 2024 - | 4

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Has the ever-present cyber danger just got worse? Facing down the triple threat of ransomware, data breaches and criminal extortion - Sponsored

4 hours ago

Are we in a cost of technology crisis? Our vultures think so -- Won't somebody please think of the shareholders

3 days ago

Next Vision, or Vision Next? What we really thought about Google and Intel's AI events -- We sat through these conferences so you didn't have to

6 days ago

What can be done to protect open source devs from next xz backdoor drama? -- What happened, how it was found, and what your vultures have made of it all

6 days ago

Why do IT projects like the UK's scandal-hit Post Office Horizon end in disaster? -- Lack of skills, funding, and scrutiny – pick three

6 days ago

TSMC Will Have An AI Business Bigger Than All Of Intel Foundry

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What Happens When Hyperscalers And Clouds Buy Most Servers And Storage?

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Power Efficiency, Customization Will Drive Arm's Role In AI

5 days ago

Ampere Readies 256-Core CPU Beast, Awaits The AI Inference Wave

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Healthcare AI won't take jobs – it'll make nursing easier, says process automation founder -- Something's gotta give in short-staffed, overworked healthcare industry, reckons Thoughtful cofounder and CPO

6 days ago

AI spam is winning the battle against search engine quality -- 'Not all AI content is spam, but I think right now all spam is AI content'

6 days ago

Google is wrong to put AI search features behind paywall -- 'A huge amount of responsibility to ensure that there is ethical management'

6 days ago

Making pretend people with AGI is a waste of energy -- Industrial revolution didn't give us human mimics, so why should AI think like us, this computer scientist wonders

6 days ago

Broadcom has willingly dug its VMware hole, says cloud CEO -- Civo's Mark Boost says price hikes appear designed to retain whales while tossing back small fry

6 days ago

AWS combines "building block" blueprints with CodeCatalyst for rapid project creation including DevOps

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Sourcegraph coding assistant now supports Anthropic Claude 3 – though limited to 7K token input

4 days ago

Supabase moves out of beta, adds supports for Swift, plugs in Oriole storage engine

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Go dev survey shows frustration with Python's dominance of AI

6 days ago

Researchers claim Windows Defender can be fooled into deleting databases -- BLACK HAT ASIA -- Two rounds of reports and patches may not have completely closed this hole

10 hours ago

MITRE admits 'nation state' attackers touched its NERVE R&D operation -- Infosec In Brief -- PLUS: Akira ransomware resurgent; Telehealth outfit fined for data-sharing; This week's nastiest vulns

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Lightweight LXQt 2.0.0 updates to same toolkit as KDE Plasma 6 -- 4-letter survivor's move to Qt 6 means that, love it or hate it, Wayland is looming -- OSes

2 days ago

Getting on board with AI - How partnerships can provide the key to getting up and running with AI faster than the competition - Sponsored Feature

4 days ago

Tesla Cybertruck turns into world's most expensive brick after car wash -- Bulletproof? Is it waterproof? Ts&Cs say: 'Failure to put Cybertruck in Car Wash Mode may result in damage' -- Personal Tech

2 days ago

A knotty problem: Boffins working on fuel-efficient trajectories for space travel -- Not yet the London Underground style efficient schematic we want, but it's a start -- Science

2 days ago

Google squashes AI teams together in push for fresh models -- You can leave your personal vendettas at home – we have work to do, Pichai warns -- AI + ML

2 days ago

Micron strikes deal with Silvaco to optimize fabs

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Kioxia launches 1 TB SD memory cards for demanding multimedia

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Storage news ticker – 19 April 2024

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RAAAM wants to shrink SRAM on-chip memory

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SpaceX, Northrop Grumman reportedly working on US spy sat program -- LEO rising in US military: Close encounters of the recon kind -- Networks

2 days ago

Sacramento airport goes no-fly after AT&T internet cable snipped -- Police say this appears to be a 'deliberate act.' -- Cyber-crime

2 days ago

NASA solar sail to be Siriusly visible in orbit from Earth - Updated - Look out for a new star next week - Science - 19 Apr 2024 - | 18

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Meeting the challenges of embedded Linux - Reap the benefits by being in the know - Webinar

7 days ago

Qt Ubuntu 24.04 betas show that there's room to innovate -- Hot on the heels of Ubuntu Noble beta come the betas of the Qt-based remixes, with some interesting differences -- OSes

2 days ago

AI energy draw from Chicago datacenters to rise ninefold -- No wonder industry is exploring nuclear as an alternative to electricity -- On-Prem

2 days ago

WhatsApp, Threads, more banished from Apple App Store in China -- Still available in Hong Kong and Macau, for now -- Security

3 days ago

Unintended acceleration leads to recall of every Cybertruck produced so far -- That isn't what Tesla meant by Full Self-Driving -- Offbeat

3 days ago

A quarter of 5-7 year olds now use smartphones, says regulator -- Social media use and gaming show steep increases within the age group, after UK comms watchdog given new powers -- Personal Tech

3 days ago

Cybercriminals threaten to leak all 5 million records from stolen database of high-risk individuals -- It's the second time the World-Check list has fallen into the wrong hands -- Cyber-crime

3 days ago

Germany cuffs alleged Russian spies over plot to bomb industrial and military targets -- Apparently an attempt to damage Ukraine's war effort -- Security

3 days ago

Wing Commander III changed how the copy hotkey works in Windows 95 -- No, boss, I'm not just playing a game. I'm testing compatibility. Honest -- Offbeat

3 days ago

Some smart meters won't be smart at all once 2/3G networks mothballed -- UK reckoning with prospect of millions of homes with obsolete hardware -- Networks

3 days ago

Your trainee just took down our business and has no idea how or why - On Call - Oh, to have been a fly on the wall in the debrief meeting - On-Prem - 19 Apr 2024 - | 117

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UK unions publish AI bill to protect workers from 'risks and harms' of tech -- TUC questions government's approach so far -- AI + ML

3 days ago

Huawei's latest flagship smartphone contains no world-shaking silicon surprises -- Kirin 9010 SoC powering the Pura 70 is impressive, but doesn't indicate unforeseen prowess -- Personal Tech

3 days ago

Industrial systems integrating digitalisation -- Huawei solutions designed to speed up digital and intelligent transformation across key vertical industries

12 days ago

Protecting distributed branch office environments from ransomware -- As ransomware becomes more sophisticated, detection tools should be upgraded to cover every site and location

1 month ago

Reducing the cloud security overhead -- Why creating a layered defensive strategy that includes security by design can help address cloud challenges

1 month ago

A different view from the edge -- How Dell NativeEdge provides the single pane of glass which harmonizes your IT and OT perspective

1 month ago

Oracle scores big win with Fujitsu Japan for its Alloy partner cloud -- But Big Red's $8 billion investment plan may not be all it seems -- Channel

3 days ago

Meta lets Llama 3 LLM out to graze, claims it can give Google and Anthropic a kicking -- Plans multilingual 400 billion parameter version, but starts with more modest fare -- AI + ML

3 days ago

Ransomware feared as IT 'issues' force Octapharma Plasma to close 150+ centers - Updated - Source blames BlackSuit infection – as separately ISP Frontier confirms cyberattack - Cyber-crime - 18 Apr 2024 - | 9

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Crooks exploit OpenMetadata holes to mine crypto – and leave a sob story for victims -- 'I want to buy a car. That's all' -- Cyber-crime

3 days ago

Stability AI decimates staff just weeks after CEO's exit -- More like Instability AI, right kids?

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IBM accused of cheating its own executive assistants out of overtime pay -- Big Blue bosses retaliate against those seeking overtime, lawsuit claims

2 days ago

Google fires 28 staff after sit-in protest against Israeli cloud deal ends in arrests -- Alphabet Workers Union says bosses refuse to listen to concerns

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Feds hit coding boot camp with big fine for allegedly conning students -- Do not pass go, do not collect $200, says government agency -- Software

3 days ago

Microsoft aims to triple datacenter capacity to fuel AI boom -- And it's far from the only hyperscaler getting in on the act -- On-Prem

3 days ago

House passes bill banning Uncle Sam from snooping on citizens via data brokers -- Vote met strong opposition from Biden's office -- Security

3 days ago

Beyond the core - Discover the benefits of embedded Linux systems - Webinar

10 days ago

October 2025 will be a support massacre for a bunch of Microsoft products - Not just Windows 10. Don't forget about Exchange Server, Skype for Business, and all those Office installations

2 hours ago

911 goes MIA across multiple US states, cause unclear - Updated - Some say various cell services were out, others still say landlines were affected. What just happened?

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TSMC expects customers to pay more for chips fabbed overseas -- It'll be pricier, but there are geopolitical benefits, says CEO

2 days ago

NASA will send astronauts to patch up leaky ISS telescope -- Thermal shield damage is screwing with daytime observations of X-ray bursts -- Science

4 days ago

185K people's sensitive data in the pits after ransomware raid on Cherry Health -- Extent of information seized will be a concern for those affected -- Cyber-crime

4 days ago

Microsoft claims it didn't mean to inject Copilot into Windows Server 2022 this week -- AI assistant turns up via Edge update. It was an accident. This time... -- AI + ML

3 days ago

Why it's time to rethink your cloud strategy - Organizations must rethink where and how they are placing their workloads as applications and data become more distributed - Commissioned

12 days ago