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Anti-mortar system specs, legal paperwork, payment forms, and more, dumped online from infected PCs Internal confidential documents belonging to some of the largest aerospace companies in the world have been stolen from an industrial contractor and leaked online. The data was pilfered and dumped on the internet by the criminals behind the DoppelPaymer Windows ransomware,
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Has anyone told the Chinese? Quantum computers pose an “urgent but manageable” threat to the security of modern communications systems, according to a report published Thursday by influential US RAND Corporation. The non-profit think tank’s report, “Securing Communications in the Quantum Computing Age: Managing the Risks to Encryption,” urges the US government to act quickly
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Chocolate Factory’s AI call assistant will soon be getting confused by Brit idioms at the worst time possible Almost one year after its flashy launch at Google I/O, the Chocolate Factory’s AI call assistant, Google Duplex, is coming to the UK. Google Duplex is effectively an AI personal assistant that can call real-life people and
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Bezos cloud crew chops ‘bells and whistles’ in favour of native support, adds shared storage Amazon Web Services has launched Fargate 1.4, an update to its serverless container platform that adds support for shared Elastic File System storage and removes use of Docker Engine. Fargate is Amazon’s service to simplify deploying container-based applications by removing
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And ‘difficult to understand, hard to debug’ PipelineResources have been deprecated Tekton Pipelines, the major component in an open-source project for CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous delivery) on Kubernetes, has reached the milestone of beta status. Tekton was originally Knative Build, what was then one of three major components in the Knative project, the others
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Spoiler: It found a tyre pressure sensor and a Wi-Fi password Modern connected cars contain security threats, consumer org Which? has said after commissioning analyses of two models, a Ford and a Volkswagen. While Which?’s insistence that the flaws are “serious” is perhaps wide of the mark, the research does highlight the lack of robust
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Graph graph graph egg and graph; graph graph graph graph graph graph baked beans graph graph graph Graph database slinger Neo4j is putting out a suite of tools aimed at helping data scientists be more productive using graph analytics techniques. It promises a native graph analytics workspace, graph database, scalable graph algorithms and graph visualisation
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Employees allege offshoring was reason behind next-day sacking of 140 staff A key maker of Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) sensors for self-driving cars unlawfully terminated more than 140 of its employees to shift jobs offshore, a lawsuit claims. Velodyne Lidar fired more than 33 per cent of its staff working at its headquarters based
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Gartner predicts 2020 slump, but it’d be worse were it not for NAND flash Gartner, tech’s equivalent of Mystic Meg, has predicted that the semiconductor sector will struggle in 2020, thanks to everyone’s least-favourite pathogen: the novel coronavirus discovered late last year. Worldwide revenue will decline 0.9 per cent year-on-year to $415.4bn. That’s a revision
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Alternative headline: Here’s a bug report for cosmology The universe may not be expanding at the same rate in all directions according to a study backed by the European Space Agency – a possibility that has left cosmologists asking themselves some serious questions. The cosmological principle rests on the idea the universe is both homogeneous
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Except you in Europe and UK, you still get to control over analytics fuel On Wednesday, Twitter users, except those in Europe and the UK, lost the ability to prevent the micro-blogging biz from sharing mobile ad measurement data with its analytics and advertising partners. At the same time, tweeters have gained the ability to
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Now focused on developers, firm wants its tools to be more universally useful. Keep it light(weight), though Docker has published the Compose specification, used for defining its own multi-container applications, and is asking contributors to help with its maintenance and evolution. “Previously Compose did not have a published specification, and was tied to the implementation,
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No stopping or slowing down the release cadence of veteran browser Mozilla has squeezed out version 75 of the Firefox browser, crediting “empathy” in its systems for an ability to continue emissions even as Microsoft and Google hit the pause button on their Chromium-based apps. The release came hot on the heels of fixes aimed
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