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They call me 'Growler'. I don't like you. Let's discuss your pay cut - On Call - Tough guy act was flimsy: our readers fleeced him, then dropped him in it

4 hours ago

Turns out cops are super interested in subpoenaing suspects' push notifications -- Those little popups may reveal location, device details, IP address, and more

1 day ago

GitHub struggles to keep up with automated malicious forks -- Cloned then compromised, bad repos are forked faster than they can be removed

12 hours ago

Stack Overflow to charge LLM developers for access to its coding content -- No more freebies – Google signs up to improve Gemini's programming abilities

17 hours ago

Chinese 'connected' cars are a national security threat, says Biden -- China's automakers don't sell in America, but the Feds are still going to investigate whether they're a threat

20 hours ago

KDE Plasma 6.0 brings the same old charm and confusion -- The big new version of the other desktop, complete with improved HDR and a spinning desktop cube

10 hours ago

White House goes to court, not Congress, to renew warrantless spy powers -- Choose your own FISA Section 702 adventure: End-run around lawmakers or business as usual?

4 hours ago

Cops visit school of 'wrong person's child,' mix up victims and suspects in epic data fail -- Data watchdog reprimands police force for confusing 2 people with same name and birthday to disastrous results

4 hours ago

Judge orders NSO to cough up Pegasus super-spyware source code -- /* Hope no one ever reads these functions lmao */

17 hours ago

Elon and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad legal week -- Workers allege discrimination, missing payments

20 minutes ago

Cybercrims: When we hit IT, they sometimes pay, but when we hit OT... jackpot - Analysis - Or so says opsec firm, which confirms 70% of all industrial org ransomware in 2023 targeted manufacturers

3 days ago

Sandra Rivera's next mission: Do for FPGAs what she did for Intel's Xeon -- Chipzilla resurrects Altera brand as former datacenter chief takes the helm

22 hours ago

GitHub struggles to keep up with automated malicious forks -- Cloned then compromised, bad repos are forked faster than they can be removed

16 hours ago

White House goes to court, not Congress, to renew warrantless spy powers -- Choose your own FISA Section 702 adventure: End-run around lawmakers or business as usual?

16 hours ago

HDMI Forum 'blocks AMD open sourcing its 2.1 drivers' -- Want all-FOSS 120Hz 4K video on Linux, or 5K at 240Hz? Bad news... -- Personal Tech

3 hours ago

EU-turn! Now Apple says it won't banish Home Screen web apps in Europe -- So, er, how will WebKit-only applications work under latest Euro antitrust laws? Anyone? Tim? -- Applications

9 hours ago

The batteries on Odysseus, the hero private Moon lander, have run out -- 'Farewell' snap revealed by Intuitive Machines amid hope solar-powered craft may one day spring to life again -- Science

17 hours ago

Air National Guardsman Teixeira to admit he was Pentagon files leaker -- Turns out bragging on Discord has unfortunate consequences -- Security

17 hours ago

Iranian charged over attacks against US defense contractors, government agencies -- $10M bounty for anyone with info leading to Alireza Shafie Nasab's identification or location -- Security

23 hours ago

Lordstown Motors to pay $25M in SEC settlement over misleading investor claims -- Feds allege EV maker talked up pre-orders for trucks it didn't have parts for -- Legal

23 hours ago

Dell share price jumps 16% on mention of AI server backlog -- Not bad considering exec had said '2024 didn't go as planned' due to declining overall sales -- On-Prem

1 day ago

Hold up world, HP's all-in-one print subscription's about to land, and don't forget AI PCs - FYI - Too late to prevent Q1 from being 7th straight decline for US titan

16 hours ago

Musk joins OpenAI lawsuit queue, says there's nothing 'open' about it -- GPT-4 has already reached AGI, and Microsoft shouldn't get its paws on it, court docs allege -- AI + ML

21 hours ago

Incoming wave of AI is making buying PCs riskier for businesses -- Worse than having no tech would be having the wrong tech -- Personal Tech

1 day ago

Lenovo to offer certified refurbished PCs and servers -- Running proof of concepts to pick out the right models -- On-Prem

1 day ago

UK tax agency's digital services not good enough to take strain off phone lines -- Watchdog says taxpayer assistance is getting worse -- Public Sector

1 day ago

In the vanguard of 21st century cyber threats - Everything you need to know about quantum safe encryption - Webinar

1 day ago

Companies flush money down the drain with overfed Kubernetes cloud clusters -- Just 13% of provisioned CPUs, 20% of memory utilized, study finds -- PaaS + IaaS

1 day ago

AI to fix UK Civil Service's bureaucratic bungling, deputy PM bets -- 'Computer-says-no' to be replaced by summaries written by LLMs trained on government data -- Public Sector

1 day ago

HPE blames GPU shortage for contributing to unexpected sales slide -- Even when Nvidia delivers, customers struggle to get datacenters ready to handle the heat -- On-Prem

1 day ago

NTT boss takes early retirement to atone for data leak -- No mere mea culpa would suffice after 9.2 million records leaked over a decade, warnings were ignored, and lies were told -- Security

1 day ago

Vietnam may ban virtual assets to fix its bad rep for money laundering -- Hopes to get itself off an international naughty list – as you would when you want foreign investment in your chip sector -- Public Sector

1 day ago

Meta kills Facebook News in the US and Australia -- So much for the 'commitment to support news organizations' made in just 2020 -- Personal Tech

1 day ago

India approves its first full wafer fab – a 28nm affair from Tata and Powerchip - Everybody's so happy they're not mentioning start dates, subsidy levels, or other useful details - Systems - 01 Mar 2024 - |

1 day ago

Canada poutine more pressure on Google by expanding ad biz antitrust probe -- Court order means ad giant will have to cough evidence of possible market manipulation -- Public Sector -- 01 Mar 2024

1 day ago

The Who's Who of AI just chipped in to fund humanoid robot startup Figure -- $675 million to accelerate development of machine that can lift, but can't keep up with humans -- AI + ML -- 29 Feb 2024

1 day ago

The Once And Future FPGA Maker Altera

1 day ago

A Different View From The Edge

2 days ago

SambaNova Pits LLM Collective Against Monolithic AI Models

2 days ago

He Who Can Pay Top Dollar For HBM Memory Controls AI Training

4 days ago

Electronic Arts frags hundreds of workers 'to grow fandom' -- Dating app Bumble also finds breaking up is easy to do for a third of its crew -- Personal Tech

1 day ago

NetApp revenue surges as competitors struggle

23 hours ago

Dell eyes AI-fueled revival after fiscal 2024 downturn

23 hours ago

HPE storage results vanish in financial reporting revamp

1 day ago

Snowflake replaces CEO as losses widen

1 day ago

Keeping one step ahead of cyber security threats - How zero trust controls and Google AI can strengthen your organization's defences - Webinar

1 day ago

Sandra Rivera's next mission: Do for FPGAs what she did for Intel's Xeon -- Chipzilla resurrects Altera brand as former datacenter chief takes the helm -- Systems

1 day ago

Ransomware gangs are paying attention to infostealers, so why aren't you? -- Analysts warn of big leap in cred-harvesting malware activity last year -- Cyber-crime

1 day ago

Stack Overflow turns to Google for hosting and AI features, trusts in Gemini for tech answers

2 days ago

GitHub releases Copilot Enterprise, while Chat users fret about over-reaching permission requirements

3 days ago

White House demands memory safe programming languages but ISO C++ group says it's only part of solution

3 days ago

Microsoft struggles to address fallout from Windows Forms designer failure in 64-bit Visual Studio

4 days ago

It's that most wonderful time of the year when tech cannot handle the date -- Fuel pumps refuse payment, smartwatches stop – all part of the rich tapestry of computer calendars -- Software

2 days ago

Water worries flood in as chip industry and AI models grow thirstier -- Mega makers already operate in water-scarce areas, and worry is they'll drink us dry -- Systems

2 days ago

Snowflake share price falls after revenue forecasts dip below expectations -- CEO Frank Slootman announces retirement as former data cloud rising star sees value sink -- Databases

2 days ago

Software that's superfast and super secure - How to use GenAI to develop every aspect of your software delivery processes - Webinar

2 days ago

Atos hires three board directors to stop ship from sinking -- One of them, One Point CEO David Layani, tried to buy rudderless integrator -- On-Prem

2 days ago

Meta's pay-or-consent model hides 'massive illegal data processing ops': lawsuit -- GDPR claim alleges Facebook parent's 'commercial surveillance practices are fundamentally illegal' -- Security

2 days ago

Hands up if you want to volunteer for layoffs, IBM tells staff - Exclusive - Global 'Resource Actions' to hit Europe hard, with Enterprise Ops & Support, CIO, HR and Real Estate in firing line - Software - 29 Feb 2024 - | 35

7 hours ago

Lightweight Windows-like desktop LXQt makes leap to Qt 6 with version 2.0 -- Following in the same direction as the good ship KDE Plasma -- OSes

2 days ago

Oracle Cerner system implementation risks future patient deaths, coroner warns -- Doctors voiced concern over lack of Red-Amber-Green rating system, says report

23 hours ago

Google sued by more than 30 European media orgs over adtech -- Meanwhile, the Google News Initiative is pushing AI tools for publishers

23 hours ago

Uncle Sam explores satellites that can create propellant out of thin air -- Very low Earth orbit birds could sip the outer atmosphere on their way up

1 day ago

Nutanix doesn't expect a rush of VMware refugees – maybe for years -- Beats guidance as renewals grow and waits for Broadcom and Cisco to bring more bucks -- Virtualization

2 days ago

Alibaba Cloud cuts prices – hard – for multi-year commitments in mainland China - This might solve its twin problems of low growth and short-term customers - Off-Prem - 29 Feb 2024 - |

2 days ago

Baidu admits it may never get leading-edge GPUs again -- Execs swear Chinese cloud will beat local rivals with a superior software stack that makes AI sing -- AI + ML

2 days ago

Chinese PC-maker Acemagic customized its own machines to get infected with malware -- Tried to speed boot times, maybe by messing with 'Windows source code', ended up building a viral on-ramp -- Security

2 days ago

Tighter IT/OT integration starts with zero touch -- Going to work on the edge? Then IT and OT teams shouldn't be pulling in opposite directions, says Dell

8 days ago

Employing your cloud data warehouse to scale up AI/ML -- AI can unlock the power of enterprise data, providing companies can get it to the right place in the right state

11 days ago

Safeguarding cyber-physical systems for a smart future -- A useful buyers checklist can ascertain whether solutions can meet certain sets of key requirements

11 days ago

Safeguarding against the global ransomware threat -- How Object First's Ootbi delivers ransomware-proof and immutable backup storage that can be up and running in minutes

1 month ago

Toyota admits its engines are overrated – by its own power testing software -- Japan's government slapped it for using the wrong code to produce too-powerful results -- Software

2 days ago

Australian spy chief fears sabotage of critical infrastructure -- And accuses a former Australian politician of having 'sold out their country' -- Cyber-crime

2 days ago

OpenAI sued, again, for scraping and replicating news stories -- The Intercept, Raw Story, AlterNet want damages and to have their content removed from models -- AI + ML

2 days ago

ALPHV/BlackCat claims responsibility for Change Healthcare attack - Updated - Brags it lifted 6TB of data, but let's remember these people are criminals and not worthy of much trust - Cyber-crime - 29 Feb 2024 - | 4

2 days ago

BEAST AI needs just a minute of GPU time to make an LLM fly off the rails -- Talk about gone in 60 seconds

1 day ago

Chinese chip slinger found not guilty of stealing memory secrets from Micron -- Fujian Jinhua escapes prosecution tho remains on the US sanctions list

1 day ago

New solvent might end winter charging blues for EV owners -- Subzero temperatures and batteries don't mix – but there may be a solution

1 day ago

Chip fab supplier Applied Materials gets subpoenaed over China sales -- Comes after US probe into biz's dealings with SMIC -- Systems

2 days ago

FAA gives Boeing 90 days to fix serious safety shortcomings found in report - Expert panel finds 'a lack of awareness of safety-related metrics at all levels,' and more, at plane maker - Offbeat - 28 Feb 2024 - | 26

23 hours ago

Palo Alto investor sues over 28% share tumble -- Lawsuit alleges it misled investors with claims new AI products were 'facilitating greater platformization' and more -- Security

2 days ago

Inspiring cloud automation - Explore the promise of the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform on AWS - Webinar

3 days ago

FOSS replacement for Partition Magic, Gparted 1.6 is here to save your data -- But beware – Gparted Live hasn't been updated yet

1 day ago

Willy Wonka event leaves bitter taste with artificially sweetened promises -- Charlie and the AI factory flop compared to 'meth lab'

1 day ago

Nikola founder faces ranch forfeiture following fraud conviction -- Trevor Milton bought it for cash and stock options, and he wants the cash back

1 day ago

Broadcom CEO pay award jumps 164% to $160.8 million -- Stock awards front loaded, get five years in one go -- Systems

3 days ago

Atos confirms sale talks for datacenter and hosting biz have failed -- Czech billionaire buyer walks away from ailing Tech Foundations division -- On-Prem

3 days ago

City council megaproject to spend millions for manual work Oracle system was meant to do -- Train-wreck public sector project was forecast to save 'bankrupt' council money -- Public Sector

3 days ago

Getting strategic about data analytics - How to innovate and institute optimal governance with Google's Data Cloud - Webinar

3 days ago