Atos part of University of Oxford's JADE 2 AI supercomputer project
Published in AI


Powered by 500 Nvidia GPUs

Atos has partnered with the University of Oxford for JADE2, the largest AI-focused supercomputer in the UK with more than 500 GPUs.

Sophos provides five portents that ransomware is in your future
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Holy Oracles!

Security experts at Sophos have released a report which provides five clues that your network is about to be hit by ransomware and apparently this does not require you to read the entrails of any woolly mammal.

Quantum entanglement comes with risks, warns cryptography expert
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Reality gets entangled by uncertain quantum kittens

While boffins are cheering having made a major breakthrough in understanding and harnessing the principle of quantum entanglement, this does not come without risks a quantum cryptography expert has warned.

Apple's marketing supremo replaced by deputy
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Wednesday, 05 August 2020 12:34

Apple's marketing supremo replaced by deputy


Will work as a "fellow" who reports to Cook

Fruity cargo cult Apple announced that its longtime marketing boss Phil Schiller will step down from his role and be replaced by one of his deputies, Greg Joswiak, who now has Schiller's former title of vice president of worldwide marketing.

Intel beats estimates but shares fall
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Wednesday, 05 August 2020 12:23

Intel beats estimates but shares fall


Swan sad now 7 nm falling behind

Chipzilla provided Wall Street with better results than expected, but the cocaine nose jobs which inhabit that strange kingdom wrote Intel off anyway.

Tesla's wiper controls banned in Germany
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 05 August 2020 12:15

Tesla's wiper controls banned in Germany


Road hazard

Tesla's wiper controls through its touchscreen have been ruled illegal in Germany after someone crashed their Model 3 while using them and fought a fine and driving ban through the court system.

Amazon scout bots emerging from smoke filled garages
Published in Transportation


Home engineering

The next generation of Amazon's Scout bots -- the fully-electric autonomous delivery devices the company is hoping to deploy soon, are being designed and built by a team of mechanical engineers in Seattle in their homes and garages.

Google's Fitbit take over attracts antitrust watchdog
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You want watches we give you watchdogs

The European Commission announced it is launching an in-depth antitrust investigation into Google's $2.1 billion bid for Fitbit.

Hackers use IoT botnets to mess with the energy markets
Published in IoT


Shocking what you can do if you know what you are doing

Security experts at the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered that high-wattage IoT botnets -- made up of power-guzzling devices like air conditioners, car chargers, and smart thermostats -- could be deployed strategically to increase demand at certain times in any of the nine private energy markets around the US.

Riot Games gives employees a week off
Published in Gaming
Wednesday, 05 August 2020 11:47

Riot Games gives employees a week off


We need time to "disconnect, recharge, and reboot"

Riot Games, the developer of League of Legends and Valorant, will be giving employees the week of August 10th off to "disconnect, recharge, and reboot", the studio announced in a blog post.