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Intel taps Scale Computing for low-power edge platform

Wed, 2022-05-11 03:59
NUC NUC. Who's there?

Intel Vision Scale Computing announced a strategic partnership with Intel on Monday to offer a fully-integrated, low-power platform for deploying and managing applications at the edge.…

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To beat the cloud, datacenter operators must embrace automation, multiple vendors: Juniper VP

Wed, 2022-05-11 02:30
Make supply chain woes work to your advantage

If datacenter operators want to compete with the cloud providers, they've got to start thinking more like them. That's what Mike Bushong, VP of Datacenter Business at Juniper, told The Register.…

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Microsoft closes Windows LSA hole under active attack

Wed, 2022-05-11 01:15
Plus many more flaws. And Adobe, Android, SAP join the bug-squashing frenzy

Microsoft patched 74 security flaws in its May Patch Tuesday batch of updates. That's seven critical bugs, 66 deemed important, and one ranked low severity.…

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Intel blames software, COVID lockdowns for Arc GPU delays

Wed, 2022-05-11 00:12
And China to get first dibs when graphics chips do ship

Intel Vision The rollout of Intel's Arc discrete GPUs has been slower than expected for folks hungry for a fresh option in the computer graphics hardware market. This week, the x86 giant attempted to explain what's taking so long.…

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Email domain for NPM lib with 6m downloads a week grabbed by expert to make a point

Tue, 2022-05-10 22:36
Campaign to coax GitHub-owned outfit to improve security starts showing results

Special report Security consultant Lance Vick recently acquired the expired domain used by the maintainer of a widely used NPM package to remind the JavaScript community that the NPM Registry still hasn't implemented adequate security.…

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Intel puts ‘desktop-caliber’ CPUs in laptops with 12th-gen Core HX

Tue, 2022-05-10 21:50
x86 giant claims performance boost over Apple, AMD's best notebook silicon

Intel Vision Intel said it has put "desktop-caliber" silicon in a mobile package to provide its fastest 12th-generation Core laptop processors yet, which can, apparently, outperform AMD and Apple's best notebook chips.…

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US, Europe formally blame Russia for data wiper attacks against Ukraine, Viasat

Tue, 2022-05-10 20:58
Thank goodness someone cleared that one up

The US and the European Union have officially blamed Russia for a series of destructive data-wiping malware infections in Ukrainian government and private-sector networks – and said they will "take steps" to defend against and respond to Kremlin-orchestrated attacks.…

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At last, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.0 slips out

Tue, 2022-05-10 19:53
First major release since IBM spent $34b buying distro giant, includes kernel 5.14, systemd 249, Python 3.9 and more

Red Hat Summit Red Hat has lifted the lid on version 9 of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), code-named Plow, a major version of the dominant paid-for, commercial server Linux.…

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Virginians sue Amazon to block rural datacenter

Tue, 2022-05-10 18:54
When it comes to web giant's multi-story facilities, we're haters

Residents in rural Culpeper County, Virginia, aren't letting Amazon build a datacenter without a fight, so they've sued the county to stop the project. …

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Appian awarded over $2b after claiming Pegasystems stole its data

Tue, 2022-05-10 17:49
Low-code platform providers' legal tussle ends with 'largest damages award in Virginia state court history'

Appian has been awarded more than $2 billion in damages from Pegasystems for "trade secret misappropriation."…

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Palantir summons specter of nuclear conflict as share price collapses

Tue, 2022-05-10 17:00
Is spy-tech outfit trying to distract from underperforming results?

Palantir's CEO invoked the specter of nuclear war as the US spy-tech company posted net losses of $101 million and revenue guidance undershot market expectations.…

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OpenVMS on x86-64 reaches production status with v9.2

Tue, 2022-05-10 16:30
One of the most battle-tested OSes out there hits commodity kit, but does anyone still care?

VMS Software Inc. has announced the release of OpenVMS 9.2, the first production-supported release for commercial off-the-shelf x86 hardware.…

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Red Hat adds more Cloud Services to support OpenShift apps

Tue, 2022-05-10 16:00
Updates aim to ease complexities of building applications for a hybrid cloud environment

Red Hat has expanded its Red Hat Cloud Services that support the OpenShift application platform, adding new components to help with the development of hybrid applications such as a Service Registry, plus middleware to make it easier to link to cloud database services.…

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Intel's Habana unit reveals new Nvidia A100 challengers

Tue, 2022-05-10 15:26
Gaudi 2, Greco AI chips, plus more details on Arctic Sound-M server GPUs

Intel Vision Intel is ramping up its efforts to take on GPU giant Nvidia in the accelerated computing space with a strategy that focuses on a diverse portfolio of silicon built for different purposes.…

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IBM: Give us three years to solve quantum computing scaling

Tue, 2022-05-10 15:00
Big Blue claims it'll have a 4,158 qubit system by 2025

IBM Think 2022 IBM has big plans for its quantum computing gambit, including the launch of a 4,158-qubit system by 2025. To put that in context, the company just launched it's 127-qubit "Eagle" system in 2021.…

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Malware goes regional as attackers change tactics

Tue, 2022-05-10 14:30
SEO techniques employed to increase visibility of poisoned documents claims Netskope

Most malware attacks now originate from the same region as the victim, according to a new report, a sign that malicious actors are changing their tactics.…

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Intel sticks with FPGAs and ASICs for next-gen IPUs

Tue, 2022-05-10 14:10
Chip giant sticking with multi-architecture ASIC/FPGA approach through 2024

Intel Vision Intel's two-pronged ASIC/FPGA infrastructure processing unit (IPU) strategy was on full display at this week's Intel Vision event, where the chipmaker teased its upcoming 400Gbit/sec and 800Gbit/sec devices.…

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Asahi Linux project shows progress in graphics drivers on Apple's M1

Tue, 2022-05-10 13:31
Follow the blue rabbit! Graphics driver developer lead talks to The Reg

Progress was made in persuading 3D graphics to work in Linux on Apple's M1 over the weekend – in the form of a blue rabbit.…

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Email out, Slack and Teams in for business communications

Tue, 2022-05-10 13:00
For the first time, more respondents indicate a preference for instant messaging, says SWZD

The COVID-19 pandemic may trigger the end of email's dominance in business communications.…

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Google blocks paid apps from Play Store in Russia

Tue, 2022-05-10 12:15
Cites 'payment system disruption' as credit card companies pull out of region

Google has begun blocking downloads of paid apps and their updates in Russia as of May 5, citing compliance issues.…

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