AMD promises firmware fixes for security processor bugs

Enlarge / AMD's Ryzen die. Threadripper has two of these in a multi-chip module. Epyc has four of them. ...

USS Fitzgerald collision deaths ruled negligent homicide by Japanese Coast Guard

Enlarge / The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) returns to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka following a collision...

Gnome 3.28 Released » Linux Magazine

The Gnome Foundation has announced the release of Gnome 3:28 codenamed ‘Chongqing’ to honor the GNOME.Asia 2017 team. Gnome strives for simplicity to make it easier...

Salesforce is buying MuleSoft at enterprise value of $6.5 billion – TechCrunch

Salesforce announced today that it intends to buy MuleSoft in a deal valued at a whopping $6.5 billion. That’s not necessarily the selling price, but the amount the company has been...

Install Firefox in a Snap on Linux » Linux Magazine

Linux desktop has an app fragmentation problem. Each distribution has its own application distribution mechanism, which ends up duplicating maintainer resources and is almost always a...

DesktopOK – The Portable Freeware Collection

DesktopOK contains a host of beneficial Windows interface tweaks. The program can save the current icon view by resolution and make it easy to swap between views, showing all saved...

Russia Potentially Helped Venezuela Launch Petro

On March 19, 2018 Donald Trump issued a executive order banning Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro. In case you missed it, Donald Trump’s formal statement notes, “in...

NY says Charter lied about new broadband, threatens to revoke its franchise

New York government officials have threatened...

What IT needs to know about cloud economics: behavioral factors

Even if your world revolves around technology, you may have heard about behavioral economics. One of the 2017 Nobel Prizes went to a behavioral economist, and last year also saw...

How will AI surveillance change the American workplace?

Rudimentary forms of surveillance have always been around, and we’ve been familiar with CCTV camera monitoring for several decades. We expect to be monitored, at least to some degree, in...