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Israel plans ‘Cyber-Dome’ to defeat digital attacks from Iran and others

The Register - 19 hours 40 min ago
Already has 'Iron Dome' – does it need another hero?

The new head of Israel's National Cyber Directorate (INCD) has announced the nation intends to build a "Cyber-Dome" – a national defense system to fend off digital attacks.…

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Intel to sell Massachusetts R&D site, once home to its only New England fab

The Register - 21 hours 55 min ago
End of another era as former DEC facility reaches end of Route 128

As Intel gets ready to build fabs in Arizona and Ohio, the x86 giant is planning to offload a 149-acre historic research and development site in Massachusetts that was once home to the company's only chip manufacturing plant in New England.…

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Start using Modern Auth now for Exchange Online

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 22:59
Before Microsoft shutters basic logins in a few months

The US government is pushing federal agencies and private corporations to adopt the Modern Authentication method in Exchange Online before Microsoft starts shutting down Basic Authentication from the first day of October.…

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Arrogant, subtle, entitled: 'Toxic' open source GitHub discussions examined

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 21:23
Developer interactions sometimes contain their own kind of poison

Analysis Toxic discussions on open-source GitHub projects tend to involve entitlement, subtle insults, and arrogance, according to an academic study. That contrasts with the toxic behavior – typically bad language, hate speech, and harassment – found on other corners of the web.…

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Intel’s CEO shouldn’t be surprised America can’t get CHIPS Act together

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 19:57
Silicon supremo warns he could prioritize expansion in Europe if Congress doesn’t approve subsidies

Comment How serious is Intel about delaying the build-out of its planned $20 billion mega-fab site in Ohio?…

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'Prolific' NetWalker extortionist pleads guilty to ransomware charges

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 19:04
Canadian stole $21.5m from dozens of companies worldwide

A former Canadian government employee has pleaded guilty in a US court to several charges related to his involvement with the NetWalker ransomware gang.…

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City-killing asteroid won't hit Earth in 2052 after all

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 18:10
ESA ruins our day with some bad news

An asteroid predicted to hit Earth in 2052 has, for now, been removed from the European Space Agency's list of rocks to be worried about.…

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Why Wi-Fi 6 and 6E will connect factories of the future

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 17:13
Tech body pushes reliability, cost savings of next-gen wireless comms for IIoT – not a typo

Wi-Fi 6 and 6E are being promoted as technologies for enabling industrial automation and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) thanks to features that provide more reliable communications and reduced costs compared with wired network alternatives, at least according to the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA).…

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How can we make the VC world less pale and male, Congress wonders

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 16:30
'Combating tech bro culture' on the agenda this week for US House committee

A US congressional hearing on "combating tech bro culture" in the venture capital world is will take place this week, with some of the biggest names in startup funding under the spotlight.…

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DataStax launches streaming data platform with backward support for JMS

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 16:00
Or move to Apache Puslar for efficiency gains, says NoSQL vendor

DataStax, the database company built around open-source wide-column Apache Cassandra, has launched a streaming platform as a service with backwards compatibility for messaging standards JMS, MQ, and Kafka.…

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Infor to stop developing on-prem software for IBM iSeries

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 15:44
ERP vendor had promised containerized options, but looks set to focus on the cloud

ERP vendor Infor is to end development of on-premises and containerized versions of its core product for customers running on IBM iSeries mid-range systems.…

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Intel demos multi-wavelength laser array integrated on silicon wafer

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 14:40
Next stop – on-chip optical interconnects? Plus it's built with 300mm tech, meaning potential volume production

Intel is claiming a significant advancement in its photonics research with an eight-wavelength laser array that is integrated on a silicon wafer, marking another step on the road to on-chip optical interconnects.…

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Ex-Uber security chief accused of hushing database breach must face fraud charges

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 14:05
Company execs and their lawyers are paying close attention to this one

A US judge yesterday threw out an attempt to dismiss wire fraud charges against a former Uber employee accused of trying to cover up a computer crime.…

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FabricScape: Microsoft warns of vuln in containerized Linux workloads

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 13:40
Vulnerability 'only exploitable on Linux,' Windows is fine, but make sure you're patched all the same

Microsoft is flagging up a Service Fabric privilege escalation from containerized workloads on Linux and urging customers to upgrade their clusters to the most recent release.…

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US seeks exascale systems 10 times faster than current state-of-the-art computers

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 12:30
China claims to have 10 in the pipeline and may pull ahead in HPC arms race

The US Department of Energy is looking to vendors that will help build supercomputers up to 10 times faster than the recently inaugurated Frontier exascale system to come on stream between 2025 and 2030, and even more powerful systems than that for the 2030s.…

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EndeavourOS Artemis: Arch Linux, but a bit friendlier

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 11:39
The Reg FOSS deck takes the latest release, 22.6, for a spin

EndeavourOS is a rolling-release Linux distro based on Arch Linux. Although the project is relatively new, having started in 2019, it's the successor to an earlier Arch-based distro called Antergos, so it's not quite as immature as its youth might imply. It's a little more vanilla than Antergos was – for instance, it uses the Calamares cross-distro installer.…

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Welsh council extends contract for Oracle EBS 12.1 as it waits for Fusion

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 10:43
Delays risk accounting and government compliance, documents reveal

Swansea City Council has been forced to extend an IT service provider contract to keep its unsupported and unpatched ERP system up and running because its replacement is running two years behind.…

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NanoAvionics satellite pulls out GoPro to take stunning selfie over Earth

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 09:59
Consumer-grade camera was refitted with custom housing and software to survive in the vacuum

NanoAvionics has unveiled a 4K satellite selfie taken by a GoPro Hero 7 as the company's MP42 microsatellite flew 550km above the Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef.…

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PowerShell pusher to log off from Microsoft: Write-Host "Bye bye, Jeffrey Snover"

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 09:05
'If you ever were rooting for somebody, please do him a favor and go tell him'

Jeffrey Snover's lengthy and occasionally controversial term at Microsoft is to come to an end this week, as the PowerShell inventor sets off for pastures new after more than two decades at the Windows giant.…

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Tata Consultancy Services to create touchy feely 'Internet of Actions'

The Register - Wed, 2022-06-29 07:57
Gets a grip on tech from Japanese startup to make it work

The Japanese outpost of Indian services giant Tata Consultancy Services has revealed it is working on the "Internet of Actions" – an effort to bring the sense of touch to the internet.…

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