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Cambridge Analytica designed cryptocurrency to sell back your personal data

April 18, 2018

Via: Digital Trends

In a twist of irony, Cambridge Analytica — which worked on Donald Trump’s digital campaign strategy and was the subject of scandal for Facebook — had been quietly working on its own virtual currency designed for an initial coin offering, […]


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AMD has patched its processors to defend against Spectre

April 11, 2018

Via: TechRadar

AMD has pushed out firmware patches to protect its processors against variant 2 of the Spectre vulnerability, in conjunction with updates for Windows 10 which are also designed to squash this particularly nasty bug. As we’ve been told before, Spectre […]


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NVIDIA Moves Fermi GPUs to Legacy Status, Ends Mainstream Driver Support for 32-bit Operating Systems

April 7, 2018

Via: Anandtech

This week, NVIDIA has announced that they are ending mainstream graphics driver support for Fermi-based GeForce GPUs. Effective as of this month (i.e. immediately), all Fermi products are being moved to legacy support status, meaning they will no longer receive […]


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62% Expansion of Customer Storage for Compuverde in 2017

April 2, 2018

Via: StorageNewsletter

As storage demands continue to rise, businesses are seeking a unified storage solution that will scale rapidly while delivering performance and reliability at reduced costs. Compuverde AG announced a strong 2017, marked by new partnerships and increased business. The majority […]


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How Object Storage Enables GDPR Compliance

March 30, 2018

Via: Caringo

The first challenge: how do you find all the relevant data when you receive a “Right to access,” a “Data Portability” or a “Right to be forgotten” request from an EU resident? Expecting that anyone can manually login to every […]


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Google Data Center Execs Say Industry Headed for Talent Crisis

March 29, 2018

Via: Data Center Knowledge

At a conference this week, two Google data center executives rang alarm bells about what they characterized as an impending talent crisis in the data center industry. Data center leaders tend to hire from their existing professional networks, which today […]


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Western Digital Demos SD Card with PCIe x1 Interface, 880 MB/s Read Speed

March 28, 2018

Via: Anandtech

Western Digital demonstrated an experimental SD card featuring a PCIe Gen 3 x1 interface at Mobile World Congress. Meanwhile, the SD Card Association is calling upon the industry to adopt PCIe as a standard interface and to support the development […]


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IBM Updates Its SDS, Data Protection, & Storage

February 21, 2018

Via: StorageReview

IBM Storage announced several new innovations around its software-defined storage (SDS), data protection, and storage systems portfolio. These announcements aim to help drive down costs, ease management, increase security, all the while helping users scale their storage to meet the […]


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Intel unleashes new Core i3 processor to give thin-and-light laptops a power boost

February 14, 2018

Via: TechRadar

In a move which, at least to some extent, seems to be running interference with AMD’s recently released (and well-received) fresh APUs, Intel has unveiled a single new 8th-gen Core i3 processor aimed at ultraportable laptops and 2-in-1s. The Core […]


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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon X24 LTE modem supports speeds of up to 2 Gbps

February 14, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Qualcomm’s board may be busy dealing with rival chipmaker Broadcom’s hostile takeover attempt but for the rest of the company, it is business as usual. On Wednesday, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon X24 LTE modem, the company’s eighth generation LTE multimode […]