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AMD stalls Ryzen 9000 launch after chips fall short of quality controls

(2024/07/24)

QA? In 2024? In this economy? How quaint!



Oops. Apple relied on bad code while flaming Google Chrome's Topics ad tech

(2024/07/24)

Yes, you can be fingerprinted and tracked via Privacy Sandbox – tho the risk is low



Microsoft wants fatter pipes between its AI datacenters, asks Lumen to make light work of it

(2024/07/24)

Is this what the kidz call a glow-up?



Philadelphia tree trimmers fail to nip FTC noncompete ban in the bud

(2024/07/24)

What a Trump-appointed judge taketh away, a Biden judge giveth



Uncle Sam opens probe into CrowdStrike turbulence at Delta Air Lines

(2024/07/24)

Concerns abound over why it has taken so long to recover compared to competitors



Musk deflects sluggish Tesla car sales with Optimus optimism

(2024/07/24)

Claims 'everyone on Earth is going to want one'



Windows Patch Tuesday update might send a user to the BitLocker recovery screen

(2024/07/24)

Not now, Microsoft



Oak Ridge casts nets in search of Frontier supercomputer's heir

(2024/07/24)

US national lab expects Discovery to deliver 'three to five times more computational throughput'



Data pilfered from Pentagon IT supplier Leidos

(2024/07/24)

Updated With numerous US government agency customers, any leak could be serious



CrowdStrike fiasco highlights growing Sino-Russian tech independence

(2024/07/24)

Analysis China is playing a long game, which could pay off on an enormous scale



Microsoft: Our licensing terms do not meaningfully raise cloud rivals' costs

(2024/07/24)

Updated Redmond comes out swinging as it files response to Competition and Markets Authority



Kia Niro electric vehicle defies physics with record-breaking 114 million miles on the clock

(2024/07/24)

BORK!BORK!BORK! At least that's what the app says...



Tim Peake joins Axiom Space as an astronaut advisor

(2024/07/24)

A new mission: Securing funding for Brits in orbit



Apple's Clamshell iBook G3 at 25 – not just a pretty case

(2024/07/24)

Remembering when laptops could be fun and fixable



School gets an F for using facial recognition on kids in canteen

(2024/07/24)

Watchdog reprimand follows similar cases in 2021



'Data embassies' promise bubbles of digital sovereignty, but India just cooled on the idea

(2024/07/24)

Scratch the surface and they look more like a sales pitch – or a soft power play



Forget security – Google's reCAPTCHA v2 is exploiting users for profit

(2024/07/24)

Updated Web puzzles don't protect against bots, but humans have spent 819 million unpaid hours solving them



CrowdStrike blames a test software bug for that giant global mess it made

(2024/07/24)

Something called 'Content Validator' did not validate the content, and the rest is history



Security biz KnowBe4 hired fake North Korean techie, who got straight to work ... on evil

(2024/07/24)

If it can happen to folks that run social engineering defence training, what hope for the rest of us?



VMware sends vSphere 7 into extra time by extending support for six months

(2024/07/24)

A nice surprise, but some other vAdmins have an August 1 deadline to sort out subscriptions



Google keeps the cost of AI search flat, and kids are lovin' it

(2024/07/24)

As the G-Cloud brings in big bucks and plentiful profit



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