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New Spectre Attack Can Reveal Firmware Secrets

Intel's Eighth-Gen 'Espresso Lake' Core CPUs Will Be Published All through the Nice American Eclipse

Yuriy Bulygin, the previous head of Intel’s complicated risk group, has published research appearing that the Spectre CPU flaws can be used to break into the highly privileged CPU mode on Intel x86 systems referred to as System Management Mode (SMM). ZDNet studies: Bulygin, who has introduced safety company Eclypsium, …

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RedDawn Android Malware Is Harvesting Personal Data of North Korean Defectors

The Guy Who Wrote the Password Regulations Regrets Doing So

According to security company McAfee, North Korea uploaded 3 spying apps to the Google Play Store in January that contained hidden purposes designed to thieve private footage, touch lists, textual content messages, and instrument knowledge from the telephones they have been put in on. “Two of the apps purported to …

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Congress Is Looking To Extend Copyright Protection Term To 144 Years

<p>FCC Extends Web Neutrality Comment Stage By Two Weeks

“Because it it appears is not dangerous sufficient already, Congress is looking to extend the copyright term to 144 years,” writes Slashdot reader llamalad. “Please write to your representatives and consider donating to the EFF.” American lawyer Lawrence Lessig writes by the use of Wired: Almost precisely 20 years in …

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Money Hack: Earn frequent flyer points on eBay

Money Hack: Earn frequent flyer points on eBay

Turn your subsequent buying groceries spree into loose flights by way of incomes points whilst you store at eBay. More than 11 million Aussies use eBay each month, however do you know that you must be incomes frequent flyer points for each $1 you spend on the checkout? Whether you’re …

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Google’s Duplex AI Robot Will Warn That Calls Are Recorded

IBM Claims Giant Leap forward in Deep Finding out

An nameless reader quotes a document from Bloomberg: On Thursday, the Alphabet Inc. unit shared extra main points on how the Duplex robot-calling feature will perform when it is launched publicly, in keeping with other folks accustomed to the dialogue. Duplex is an extension of the corporate’s voice-based virtual assistant …

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Utilities, Tesla Appeal Federal Rollback of Auto Emissions Standards

Mazda Pronounces Step forward In Lengthy-Coveted Engine Generation

A coalition of utilities and electrical automobile makers, together with Tesla, are petitioning the EPA to reconsider its recent plan to roll back auto emissions standards. In April, the EPA mentioned that it would relax greenhouse gas emissions standards that were installed position for fashion yr 2022-2025 cars. Ars Technica …

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AI Can’t Reason Why – Slashdot

IBM Claims Giant Leap forward in Deep Finding out

The present information-crunching way to gadget studying misses an very important component of human intelligence. From a record: Amid fast traits and nagging setbacks, one very important development block of human intelligence has eluded machines for many years: Understanding cause and effect. Put merely, as of late’s gadget-studying systems cannot …

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Google Is Making An AR Headset With New Qualcomm Chips

Google Would possibly Be In Hassle For Firing James Damore

Google is reportedly working on a standalone augmented reality headset that may use new Qualcomm chips. “It will be built by Taiwanese computer maker Quanta,” reviews The Verge. “The undertaking remains to be in its early phases, in keeping with paperwork acquired by way of WinFuture.” From the record: The …

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Elon Musk Pitches 150 MPH Rides In Boring Company Tunnels For $1

Mazda Pronounces Step forward In Lengthy-Coveted Engine Generation

An nameless reader quotes a file from Engadget: At The Boring Company Information Session now not the entire communicate focused on flamethrowers. Elon Musk and venture chief Steve Davis described many main points in their visions for an underground community that might alleviate visitors issues in large towns. Musk stated …

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Trump Personally Pushed Postmaster General To Double Rates on Amazon, Other Firms: Report

US To Assessment Qualcomm's Proceedings About Apple iPhone Patents

President Trump individually instructed the chief of the U.S. Postal Service to double the charges the company fees Amazon and different corporations for supply programs in different non-public conversations in 2017 and 2018, The Washington Post reported Friday (alternative source). From the file: Postmaster General Megan Brennan has to this …

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