German Police Raid DDoS-Friendly Host 'FlyHosting'
An anonymous reader quotes a report from KrebsOnSecurity: Authorities in Germany this week seized Internet servers that powered FlyHosting, a dark web offering that catered to cybercriminals operating DDoS-for-hire services, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. FlyHosting first advertised on cybercrime forums in November 2022, saying it was a Germany-based hosting firm that was open for business to anyone looking for a reliable place to host malware, botnet controllers, or DDoS-for-hire infrastructure.…
Magnon-Based Computation Could Signal Computing Paradigm Shift
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Phys.Org: Like electronics or photonics, magnonics is an engineering subfield that aims to advance information technologies when it comes to speed, device architecture, and energy consumption. A magnon corresponds to the specific amount of energy required to change the magnetization of a material via a collective excitation called a spin wave. Because they interact with magnetic fields, magnons can be used to encode and transport data without electron fl…
DocuSign could be suffering from a pandemic growth hangover
DocuSign was flying during the pandemic when people couldn't meet in person, but it might have grown too quickly, and it's paying the price. DocuSign could be suffering from a pandemic growth hangover by Ron Miller originally published on TechCrunch
At Exceptional Minds, autistic artists turn creativity into careers
With support from Apple, Exceptional Minds is preparing a new generation of animators, VFX artists, and motion graphics designers.
Learn to code on a budget during our Spring Digital Blowout
We live in a tech-forward world, and learning to code can help you in just about any career or industry. However, if you’re not the most tech-savvy or you don’t know anything about coding, it can feel overwhelming to start trying to learn. But at least it won’t make a big impact on your budget. That’s because during our Spring Digital Blowout, you can get The 2023 Premium Learn to Code Certificat…
Google picks Qatar for second Middle Eastern cloud region
Google is adding a second cloud availability region in the Middle East, at Doha, to cater to demand from Qatar’s government and enterprises in the region, it said on Friday. The new cloud region will help the Qatari government achieve its Qatar National Vision 2030 plan to sustain development and provide a high standard of living for its people, according to Google Cloud’s country manager for Qatar, Ghassan Kosta. “This new region is a strong step towards building regional capacity that meets t…
What Does the TikTok Debate Mean for Enterprise IT Leaders?
A potential ban on TikTok in the US and the prospect of more data privacy legislation holds some important lessons for enterprise IT leaders.
Order cutbacks still cast shadow over TSMC revenue prospects
TSMC continues to experience cutbacks in orders from major customers including MediaTek and Apple, according to industry sources. Besides, the foundry has yet to ramp up wafer starts for Nvidia's chips, which enable ChatGPT and other large language models (LLM).
'War of the states': EV, chip makers lavished with subsidies
States are doling out more cash than ever to lure multibillion-dollar microchip, electric vehicle and battery factories, inspiring ever-more competition as they dig deeper into their pockets to attract big employers and capitalize on a wave of huge new...
Office 365: A guide to the updates
Office 365 and Microsoft 365 subscribers get more frequent software updates than those who have purchased Office without a subscription, which means subscribers have access to the latest features, security patches, and bug fixes. But it can be hard to keep track of the changes in each update and know when they’re available. We’re doing this for you, so you don’t have to. Following are summaries of the updates to Office 365/Microsoft 365 for Windows, with the latest releases shown first. We’ll a…
After Two Years, Autodesk Maya and AutoCAD Become Apple Silicon-Native
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: It has been two years and four months since the first Apple Silicon Mac hit the market, and now Autodesk has finally updated some of its massively popular professional applications (AutoCAD and Maya) to run natively on M1 and M2 chips. The availability of AutoCAD for Mac 2024 was announced in a blog post on Autodesk's website on March 28. Like other major AutoCAD updates, it adds new features like expanded automation tools and easier workfl…
Visual Studio Code 1.77 previews GitHub Copilot Chat
‘Vulkan’ Leak Offers a Peek at Russia’s Cyberwar Playbook
Plus: A major new supply chain attack, Biden’s spyware executive order, and a hacking campaign against Exxon’s critics.
Swing Into April (2023 Wallpapers Edition)
With April just around the corner, we have a new collection of desktop and mobile wallpapers waiting for you to celebrate the beginning of the new month. Designed by creatives from all across the globe, the wallpapers come in versions with and without a calendar. Enjoy!
Why You Shouldn't Put Your Google Home Or Nest Devices In These Places
Your Google Home or Google Nest speaker can be a great addition to your smart home, but you need to put some thought into where you keep these devices.
The Right Chemistry: Nefarious food adulterations were displayed at St. Louis World's Fair
The 20 million people who visited the 1904 fair left with some food for the mind as well as with novel foods in their belly.
Will celebrities pay for Twitter Blue? Many are ready to lose the check
Starting Saturday, Twitter plans to give verification check marks to Blue subscribers only. It will be a crucial test to see who is willing to pay.
Florida man, right-wing online personality, convicted in voter suppression scheme
Douglass Mackey, 33, of West Palm Beach, Florida, known online as "Ricky Vaughn," was convicted on federal charges for a 2016 disinformation plot.
Marty Bauerlein On Leaving AMD, Earning Market Share, And Why D&H’s Cloud Marketplace Is An ‘Execution Machine’
Letter signed by Elon Musk demanding AI research pause sparks controversy
The statement has been revealed to have false signatures and researchers have condemned its use of their work A letter co-signed by Elon Musk and thousands of others demanding a pause in artificial intelligence research has created a firestorm, after the researchers cited in the letter condemned its use of their work, some signatories were revealed to be fake, and others backed out on their suppo…
Tesla and Musk Lose Ruling on Factory Union Issues
A court upheld a finding that Tesla wrongly fired a worker involved in labor organizing and that a Twitter post by Elon Musk was illegally anti-union.