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GlobalFoundries breaks ground on new Singapore semi facility targeting automotive, 5G chips

24 min 14 sec ago
I node what you'll do in summer 2023

The surge in semiconductor investment continues to accelerate, with New York-based GlobalFoundries breaking ground on a new $4bn Singapore facility that will produce chips for legacy nodes.…

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From I'm feeling lucky to I'm feeling Brave: Browser maker erects web search engine beta

40 min 36 sec ago
Even just to remind the world there's life beyond Google and DuckDuckGo

Having rebelled against Google's web hegemony with a privacy-focused browser and a crypto token-based monetization system, Brave Software opened a second competitive front on Tuesday with the beta launch of Brave Search.…

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There's no 'Skype' in Teams: Microsoft lets signing key for its Debian Skype repository slip gently into the night

1 hour 11 min ago
Summer Solstice: A time for dancing, druids, and certificate errors

Microsoft's inattentive approach to Linux has continued unabated, with reports that the signing key for its Debian Skype repository has expired.…

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'Google is present at almost all levels of the supply chain' for online ads: It's time for a competition probe, says EU

1 hour 56 min ago
French regulator can probably help having already fined megacorp €220m

The European Commission (EC) reckons it's zeroing in on long-running concerns that Google may have an unfair advantage when it comes to online advertising.…

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SpaceX's Starlink satellite broadband constellation to achieve full global coverage by September, boss claims

2 hours 39 min ago
Astronomers and amateur star gazers will be delighted

The dream of ubiquitous satellite broadband is nearing reality, according to Starlink president Gwynne Shotwell.…

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US Navy starts an earthquake to see how its newest carrier withstands combat conditions

3 hours 14 min ago
Who are they expecting to fight? Thor? Godzilla? Sea snails?

Following the recent decision by the United States Air Force to assassinate four snails and 90 giant clams in the name of missile research, the US Navy obviously felt that it, too, should be doing something faintly bizarre with its shiny, expensive equipment.…

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USA's efforts to stop relying on Russian-built rocket engines derailed by issues with Blue Origin's BE-4

4 hours 2 min ago
Government Accountability Office warns of build-your-own-booster delays

Things aren't looking too good for a certain American-produced rocket engine, according to the US Government Accountability Office - and it isn't SpaceX's Merlin.…

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Intel sponsors report on tech's role in decarbonisation and the irony isn't lost on us

4 hours 46 min ago
Making computer components is a dirty business

Intel has sponsored a report by nonprofit Resilience First highlighting the role of tech in efforts to reach net-zero carbon emission goals – though Chipzilla's own environmental impact can't be downplayed.…

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What knocked out Brit cloud slinger Memset for the night? A busted fibre cable upstream of its data centre, apparently

5 hours 30 min ago
Multi-hour outage and customers left in the dark

Updated UK cloud hosting outfit Memset has blamed yesterday's lengthy outage on some iffy fibre infrastructure.…

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Have you tried turning server cores off and on again? HPE wants to do it for you from GreenLake

6 hours 15 min ago
For those times when you run software on a box bigger than your license

HPE Discover HPE has given its GreenLake cloud the power to control the numbers of cores that are active on servers and pay for usage depending on the number of cores a customer presses into service.…

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Mind the gap(ing mouth): London's Underground to get ubiquitous mobile phone coverage

6 hours 32 min ago
That's. Just. Great

Mobile phone coverage is to be extended across the whole of the London Underground – including every station and every tunnel - by 2024, it was confirmed today.…

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UK health secretary Matt Hancock follows delay to GP data grab with campaign called 'Data saves lives'

7 hours 46 min ago
As ever, the devil is in the detail for privacy activists

Following UK government's U-turn on the deadline for grabbing GP patient data, under-fire Health Secretary Matt Hancock is launching a policy paper to convince the public of the benefits of sharing their medical data.…

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Intel to put SiFive's latest CPU cores into 7nm dev system to woo customers to RISC-V

8 hours 16 min ago
Horse Creek platform to use new 64-bit P550 processor engine

SiFive says it has designed its most powerful RISC-V CPU core yet, and Intel is going to put it under the noses of customers to gauge their interest.…

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Zephyr OS Bluetooth vulnerabilities left smart devices open to attack

8 hours 46 min ago
The 'S' in 'IoT' stands for 'security'

Vulnerabilities in the Zephyr real-time operating system's Bluetooth stack have been identified, leaving a wide variety of Internet of Things devices open to attack – unless upgraded to a patched version of the OS.…

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Containers have security problems and flexibility issues. VMs will make them viable

9 hours 16 min ago
Never bet against a technology that has matured over decades

Register Debate Welcome to the latest Register Debate in which writers discuss technology topics, and you – the reader – choose the winning argument. The format is simple: we propose a motion, the arguments for the motion will run this Monday and Wednesday, and the arguments against on Tuesday and Thursday.

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Post-lunch snooze plans dashed as the UK tests its Emergency Alerts... again

9 hours 31 min ago
Maybe turn your phone off if you don't fancy a 'loud, siren-like noise'

Mobile networks across the UK are once again set to panic their users this afternoon as part of a test of the government's Emergency Alerts system – causing selected mobiles to "make a loud, siren-like sound."…

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UK set for 'adequacy' status on data sharing with EU, but it all depends on how much post-Brexit law diverges

9 hours 45 min ago
TIGRR threatens to bounce through unacceptable changes to the rules

The European Union has formally voted for proposals to give the UK "adequate" status in its data protection laws, allowing data sharing to continue in the post-Brexit world.…

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MI5 still risks breaking the law on surveillance data through poor controls – years after it was first warned

10 hours 30 min ago
Yet spy agency overseer IPCO seems to be working as the public hoped

Exclusive MI5's storage of personal data on espionage subjects is still facing "legal compliance risk" issues despite years of warnings from spy agency regulator IPCO, a Home Office report has revealed.…

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Flexispot Deskcise Pro V9: Half desk, half exercise bike, and you're all sweaty. How much does it cost again?

11 hours 15 min ago
Not ideal for when you rejoin colleagues in the office

Review Tech journalists don't exactly file copy from the front lines, testing software while dodging AK-47 fire. The major risk to our health - like millions of office workers - comes from dozens of Mars Bars or other snacks eaten while tapping away on the keyboard at home.…

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Monitoring is simple enough – green means everything's fine. But getting to that point can be a whole other ball game

12 hours 1 min ago
Don’t take no for an answer, but be prepared to give it.

Feature Monitoring seems easy in principle. There is nothing particularly complex about the software or the protocols it uses to interrogate systems and deliver alerts, nor is deciding what to monitor or the act of setting up your chosen product.…

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