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  • First step to self-awareness - Google AI designs its own chip

    First step to self-awareness - Google AI designs its own chip






    Google's own Artificial intelligence has managed to create it's own Tensor processor after less than a day of training.




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    Ideally you want a chip that’s optimized to do today’s AI, not the AI of two to five years ago. Google’s solution: have an AI design the AI chip. “We believe that it is AI itself that will provide the means to shorten the chip design cycle, creating
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  • Virus or not, hand in your homework - Github launchers teaching tools for schools

    Github's teaching tools are now globally available, allowing schools to manage computing students easier.




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    GitHub  today announced new features for GitHub Classroom, its collection of tools for helping computer science teachers assign and evaluate coding exercises, as well as a new set of free tools for teachers. The first of these is autograding, which does exactly what the name promises. Teachers can now
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  • China & Huawei propose reinvention of the internet

    China & Huawei propose reinvention of the internet

    Summary:

    Huawei, along with the state-run companies China Unicom and China Telecom, and China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, together proposed a new standard for networking technology, called "New IP", at the UN's International Telecommunication Union. The proposal claims to enable cutting-edge technologies, but has caused concern among western countries, such as the UK, Sweden, and the US, who believe that the system would give state-run ISPs granular...
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  • A different kind of Processor Exploit - AMD an XBox Source Code Stolen

    A different kind of Processor Exploit - AMD an XBox Source Code Stolen

    Sources:

    AMD Press Release




    Tom's Hardware (Quote Source)




    TheNextWeb




     




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    The source code for the next few AMD GPUs (including the upcoming XBox GPU) have been leaked and hackers are demanding $100,000,000 for a copy




     




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  • Time to SET It down - distributed computer project ends after 21 years

    Time to SET It down - distributed computer project ends after 21 years

    While everyone is focused running folding @home, another computing project has finally ended after years of running.




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    SETI@home has announced that they will no longer be distributing new work to clients starting on March 31st as they have enough data and want to focus on completing their back-end analysis of the data.




    SETI@home is a distributed computing project where
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  • IAM a way to abuse APIs to track users AMA - Study finds 1/3 of Top Google Play apps likely abusing the IAM API for profiling

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    ZDNet




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    APIs designed to help ensure app compatibility have been found to be used for device profiling instead. There is no current way to block this fingerprinting method, and most developers don't seem to know 3rd party code in their apps is doing it.




     




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  • HPE warns of firmware bug that bricks SSDs after 40,000 hours

    HPE warns of firmware bug that bricks SSDs after 40,000 hours






     




    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has warned that certain solid state drives will brick after exactly 40,000 hours (4 Years, 206 Days, and 16 Hours) of service due to a firmware bug. Assuming the products entered service soon after being bought that would place failures to start happening in October. There is a firmware update available, but If the drive fails in this manner there is no fix and the data is currently not recoverable....
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  • Connecting people more time than Gabe Newel - Nokia phones refreshed

    Connecting people more time than Gabe Newel - Nokia phones refreshed

    Other than the previously mentioned expressmusic 5310 and budget C2, Nokia has further annouced new smartphones, refreshes or last year models: 8.3, 5.3, 1.3




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    To expand its portfolio, HMD Global has launched three smartphones that also includes the company's first 5G smartphone- Nokia 8.3 5G. In addition to that, Nokia 5.3, Nokia 1.3 and one feature phone Nokia 5310 are also unveiled. 


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  • [Folding@Home] [Twitter] F@H has now broken the exaflop barrier!

    [Folding@Home] [Twitter] F@H has now broken the exaflop barrier!

    From PC Master Race:













    This is absolutely incredible! Here we were a week ago at 470 PFLOPS of processing power. Now, it has nearly doubled. Though there are still issues, it is amazing at how much not only LTT has responded, but the enthusiast and gaming community! The real question is: Can the F@H team actually keep the beast fed? So far there is are still issues with getting WU and also sending...
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  • Youtube to Reduce Default Playback Resolution to 480p Globally

    Youtube to Reduce Default Playback Resolution to 480p Globally

    DVD res is making a comeback yo!









     




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      • Corona quarantine increased general video streaming traffic.
      • YouTube traffic being among one of them.
      • YouTube is deciding to lower automatic playback resolution from HD to 480p to deal with ISP stress.
      • You can manually change it to HD.
      • But default Playback
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  • I'm breaking up with all of you - Apple restricts Cloud gaming services

    I'm breaking up with all of you - Apple restricts Cloud gaming services

    It is noted that multiple cloud gaming services are limited in their choice of games on iOS devices due to apple's term of service.




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    It is 2020, and we’re finally getting to use play games without a gaming console or a computer, thanks to cloud-based game streaming services like Google Stadia, Microsoft Project xCloud, and Nvidia GeForce Now. However, these services are being restricted by Apple from reaching
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  • Windows code-execution zeroday is under active exploit, Microsoft warns

    Windows code-execution zeroday is under active exploit, Microsoft warns

     




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    The font-parsing remote code-execution vulnerability is being used in “limited targeted attacks,” the software maker said in an advisory published on Monday morning. The security flaw exists in the Adobe Type Manager Library, a Windows DLL file that a wide variety of apps use to manage and render fonts available from Adobe Systems. The vulnerability consists of two code-execution flaws that can be triggered
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  • Apple quietly updates the iPad Pro

    Apple quietly updates the iPad Pro

    Source: Apple









    Specs: 
    • SoC: A12Z Bionic with 8c GPU, Neural Enginem M12 motion coprocessor, and secure enclave
    • Display: IPS LCD display which Apple calls Liquod Retina (P3 color gamut, 120 Hz variable refresh rate, True Tone, fully la,inated with antireflective coating, up to 600 nits brightness)
    • Resolution: 2388 x 1668 for 11”, 2732 x 2048 for 12.9” 
    • Cameras: 1 wide 12 MP camera with f/1.8 aperture, and a 10 MP,
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  • Most powerful computer ever? - F@H Increases in Size 10x While Fighting COVID-19

    On February 27th Folding at home announced it would take up the fight against COVID-19. 




     




    https://foldingathome.org/2020/02/27...-19-2019-ncov/




     




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    2019-nCoV is a close cousin to SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV), and acts in a similar way. For both coronaviruses, the
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  • A drawer of Brains - Intel updates neural network system

    A drawer of Brains - Intel updates neural network system






    Still on 14nm though.




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    Intel today announced it has reached a new milestone for its neuromorphic chip called Loihi. It comes in the form of a system targeting research that's packed with 786 Loihi chips for a total of over 100 million neurons. The system goes by Pohoiki Springs and is available to Intel’s research community members
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  • The Chunkiest ARM ever - Marvell announces 96 core quad thread CPU

    The Chunkiest ARM ever - Marvell announces 96 core quad thread CPU






    Aside from being made on the 7nm TSMC node as well as 64 lane PCIe 4 support like AMD processors, This Marvell of a CPU also have over 350 threads and more cores than what Intel and AMD or even many (not all) ARM manufacturers.




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    The Arm server ecosystem is well alive and thriving, finally getting into serious motion after several years of false-start attempts. Among the original
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  • The next generation of console wars - Playstation 5 stream

    The next generation of console wars - Playstation 5 stream

    Watch the stream here: 












     




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    Sony has broken its silence. PlayStation 5 specifications are now out in the open with system architect Mark Cerny delivering a deep dive presentation into the nature of the new hardware and the ways in which we should expect a true generational
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  • When your RAM goes faster than your CPU - Micron DDR5-5100 tested

    When your RAM goes faster than your CPU - Micron DDR5-5100 tested

    Interestingly, AMD CPUs and chipsets have support for it




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    First to say sorry because of NDA I cannot say what models these are so some information are covered:



    Current view Micron series of 2GB chips are in the best physical condition, single rank 16GB on the single-sided PCB is not having any pressure at all and tolerable to
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  • Closing the binders won't save you - using ultrasonic sounds to hack phones

    Closing the binders won't save you - using ultrasonic sounds to hack phones

    First tested in 2017, researches have further investigated the usage of ultrasonic sounds to compromise mobile phone functions.




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    Voice assistants allow smartphone users to snap a photograph or send a text with a spoken command. Yet they also potentially let hackers do the same things by bombarding the device’s microphone with ultrasonic waves (sounds with frequencies higher than humans can hear). Researchers
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  • Physically push and pull everywhere - github now on mobile

    Physically push and pull everywhere - github now on mobile

    Available on both android or iOS




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    At Universe, we announced GitHub for mobile as a fully-native GitHub experience on iOS and Android. Now, you can stay in touch with your team, triage issues, and even merge code, right from your mobile device, anywhere.




    Your response to the beta has been incredible—beta testers have commented on, reviewed, and merged nearly one hundred
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