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US lawmakers call for restrictions to software exports to Chinese chip companies
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Hardware

US lawmakers call for restrictions to software exports to Chinese chip companies

US government needs broader, systemic restrictions to avoid Chinese military innovation, says letter
16 Apr 2021
1Password targets enterprise customers with Secrets Automation
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IT infrastructure

1Password targets enterprise customers with Secrets Automation

Acquisition lets password manager integrate with enterprise infrastructure
14 Apr 2021
Semiconductor shortage hits ISPs hard
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Hardware

Semiconductor shortage hits ISPs hard

Router vendors ask broadband providers to order a year ahead
12 Apr 2021
US limits exports to Chinese supercomputing entities
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Policy & legislation

US limits exports to Chinese supercomputing entities

Blacklisted organization hosts world's fourth most powerful supercomputer
9 Apr 2021
Redis closes another round of funding, raking in an additional $110 million
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open source

Redis closes another round of funding, raking in an additional $110 million

Funding round puts the database vendor’s value over $2bn
8 Apr 2021
Amazon supports proposed Biden tax hike
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Policy & legislation

Amazon supports proposed Biden tax hike

Bezos statement fails to mention average Amazon tax payments of 4.3% over three years
7 Apr 2021
Personal data of 533 million Facebook users found on hacking forum
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data protection

Personal data of 533 million Facebook users found on hacking forum

The leaked records contained users' phone numbers, Facebook IDs, full names and relationship status
5 Apr 2021
Xinuos sues IBM for patent infringement
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Linux

Xinuos sues IBM for patent infringement

Lawsuit revisits ancient legal war over Unix code
1 Apr 2021
Ubiquiti insider says the company downplayed the severity of a major breach
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data breaches

Ubiquiti insider says the company downplayed the severity of a major breach

Attackers reportedly accessed company source code
31 Mar 2021
FTC abandons Qualcomm antitrust case
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Hardware

FTC abandons Qualcomm antitrust case

Commission gives up on appeal over aggressive licensing claims
30 Mar 2021
Zscaler teams with CrowdStrike for remote access security
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remote access

Zscaler teams with CrowdStrike for remote access security

The partnership offers application access control based on real-time device security analysis
29 Mar 2021
How to measure your network bandwidth
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broadband

How to measure your network bandwidth

It’s actually more about measuring your throughput
26 Mar 2021
Google extends Cisco networking relationship with cloud-based network management
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cloud computing

Google extends Cisco networking relationship with cloud-based network management

Centralized management interface eases multi-cloud setup
24 Mar 2021
Three billion emails sent in 2020 showed signs of sender fraud
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email delivery

Three billion emails sent in 2020 showed signs of sender fraud

The use of DMARC, which helps prevent phishing attacks, is on the rise, says report
22 Mar 2021
VMware buys Mesh7 in cloud security push
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cloud security

VMware buys Mesh7 in cloud security push

The move will better enable VMware to monitor cloud application traffic between virtual machines
19 Mar 2021
Google publishes green energy metric for cloud customers
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cloud computing

Google publishes green energy metric for cloud customers

Google Cloud's CFE% metric shows the percentage of renewable energy powering applications at each region
18 Mar 2021
Google Privacy Sandbox added to US antitrust compaint
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privacy

Google Privacy Sandbox added to US antitrust compaint

The company's plan to replace third-party cookies forces advertisers to do business with Google, the complaint alleges
17 Mar 2021
Pandemic-fueled e-commerce growth is here to stay
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business transformation

Pandemic-fueled e-commerce growth is here to stay

Adobe report reveals that online shoppers in the have spent an extra $183 billion since March 2020
16 Mar 2021
Stripe raises another $600m in funding
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Business strategy

Stripe raises another $600m in funding

This latest round of investment brings Stripe’s valuation to $95 billion
15 Mar 2021
COVID-19 takes US school hacks to new heights
Security

COVID-19 takes US school hacks to new heights

Remote learning fueled a wave of class invasions
12 Mar 2021
House passes COVID stimulus package with billions in technology funding
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Technology

House passes COVID stimulus package with billions in technology funding

Schools and libraries win $7.1 billion in connectivity funding
11 Mar 2021
Cloud computing could cut a billion tons of CO2 in four years
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business transformation

Cloud computing could cut a billion tons of CO2 in four years

IDC expects 60% of data centers to adopt green technologies in the next four years
9 Mar 2021
Apple discontinues the iMac Pro
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Hardware

Apple discontinues the iMac Pro

Desktop product shake-up paves the way for new Apple Silicon-powered machines
8 Mar 2021
Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features
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Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features

New features include vertical tabs and an easier-to-access browsing history
5 Mar 2021
Arizona legislators vote against exclusive app store payment systems
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business apps

Arizona legislators vote against exclusive app store payment systems

HB2005 would stop Apple from forcing its payment system on developers and users
4 Mar 2021
Virginia passes consumer data protection law
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data protection

Virginia passes consumer data protection law

Eastern state follows California in offering consumers opt-out for data processing
3 Mar 2021
Automate your software builds with Jenkins
Automate your software builds with Jenkins
automation

Automate your software builds with Jenkins

One of the go-to DevOps pipeline tools, mastering Jenkins can help speed up your code deployments
3 Mar 2021
US "unprepared" to defend against AI threats
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artificial intelligence (AI)

US "unprepared" to defend against AI threats

A report from the National Security Commission advises the government to increase its AI investment as a matter of urgent national security
2 Mar 2021
Hackers steal 70GB of data from far-right social network Gab
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social media

Hackers steal 70GB of data from far-right social network Gab

The stolen data contains nearly 100,000 private messages from Gab users
1 Mar 2021
Lawmakers signal changes for big tech in antitrust hearings
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Policy & legislation

Lawmakers signal changes for big tech in antitrust hearings

Legislators warn large companies against anticompetitive practices
26 Feb 2021
President Biden and Senator Schumer ready semiconductor supply chain initiatives
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Hardware

President Biden and Senator Schumer ready semiconductor supply chain initiatives

Majority Leader primes pump for $100 billion in science and technology funding
24 Feb 2021
FCC proposes emergency broadband subsidies
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broadband

FCC proposes emergency broadband subsidies

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program would expand existing subsidies for pandemic-stricken households
23 Feb 2021
Cyber security firm saw attacks rise by 20% during 2020
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cyber security

Cyber security firm saw attacks rise by 20% during 2020

Trend Micro found attackers also heavily targeted VPNs
23 Feb 2021
Google releases Android 12 developer preview
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Google Android

Google releases Android 12 developer preview

With new restrictions introduced, Google warns developers to check apps for compatibility
19 Feb 2021
Texas winter storm halts semiconductor production
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Hardware

Texas winter storm halts semiconductor production

Plant closures will further compound automotive supply chain problems
18 Feb 2021