White House Weighs Invoking Defense Law To Get Chip Data

The Biden administration is considering invoking a Cold War-era national security law to force companies in the semiconductor supply chain to provide information on inventory and sales of chips, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said Thursday. From a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotSep 24th, 2021

Amazon"s Alexa Collects More of Your Data Than Any Other Smart Assistant

According to a survey from, Amazon's Alexa collects more data from users than any of the other digital assistants analyzed, which included the Google Assistant, Siri, Bixby, and Cortana. PCMag reports: All five services collect your name,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 39 min. ago

The new 16-inch MacBook Pro maximizes performance under heavy workloads

Apple confirmed that the 16-inch MacBook Pro with the new M1 Max chip will be able to run High Power Mode. This optimizes performance during intense workloads......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 39 min. ago

Bringing new life to ATLAS data

The ATLAS collaboration is breathing new life into its LHC Run 2 dataset, recorded from 2015 to 2018. Physicists will be reprocessing the entire dataset—nearly 18 PB of collision data—using an updated version of the ATLAS offline analysis softwar.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News12 hr. 7 min. ago

CDR: The secret cybersecurity ingredient used by defense and intelligence agencies

It’s very rare that the defense and intelligence community is vulnerable to file-based attacks. After all, for these organizations security is not a business case, it’s a case of national security. More commercial businesses should look to the de.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

Released: MITRE ATT&CK v10

MITRE Corporation has released the tenth version of ATT&CK, its globally accessible (and free!) knowledge base of cyber adversary tactics and techniques based on real-world observations. Version ten comes with new Data Source objects, new and changed.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

Apple"s M1 Max GPU is at least 3x faster than M1, Metal benchmark shows

Supposed M1 Max benchmark results reveal the chip's GPU is at least three times faster than the first-generation M1 included in 2020's 13-inch MacBook Pro.An unconfirmed Geekbench post on Wednesday shows an M1 Max with 64GB of unified memory clocking.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

Feds probing Apple & big tech companies about digital payment systems [u]

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has launched a probe into the consumer data and financial practices of digital payment systems including Apple Pay, Google, PayPal, and others.Credit: Consumer Financial Protection BureauFollowing a Wall.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

Apple could be the next target of China"s push to get more data stored locally

New Chinese regulations that would require Apple to store more user data locally in the country will soon put the company in a tough spot as it navigates competing interests.Credit: AppleA pair of new laws aimed at data security and protection could.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

"High Power Mode" coming to 16-inch MacBook Pro with M1 Max, Apple confirms

Apple has confirmed that 16-inch MacBook Pro models equipped with an M1 Max chip will feature a "High Power Mode" that is expected to temporarily increase performance.Credit: AppleRumors of a "High Power Mode" first surfaced in late September, when c.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

2022 MacBook Air will have "M2" chip, MagSafe, 1080p camera, says leaker

Apple's MacBook Air is not due for a refresh until 2022, but new rumors claim to offer details on a next-generation version of the thin-and-light that supposedly borrows key elements from the recently unveiled MacBook Pro.Reliable leaker dylandkt out.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

Intel now says the chip shortage may not ease up until at least 2023

The ongoing chip shortage has left the PC and laptop market quite bare. Unfortunately, according to Intel, the situation may not improve until 2023......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 7 min. ago

Internet Service Providers Collect, Sell Horrifying Amount of Sensitive Data, Government Study Concludes

An anonymous reader shares a report: Over the last few years the justified fixation on the bad behavior of Google, Amazon, Facebook and other Silicon Valley giants has let the abuses of the telecom sector fly under the radar. But a new FTC report sho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 39 min. ago

How to set up Roomba to map different floors

Want your Roomba to clean more than one level of your house? Learn how to have it clean multiple levels, different homes, and remember their layout......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

Let’s get your home looking spooky: These are the best Halloween decorations

Ready to get your house spooky? Then you HAVE to check out these super kooky Halloween decorations, they're the best!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

New 16-Inch MacBook Pro With M1 Max to Feature "High Power Mode" for Intensive Workloads

The new 16-inch MacBook Pro with the M1 Max Apple Silicon chip will feature a new High Power Mode for intensive, sustained workloads, according to Apple. MacRumors reports: This new setting is the opposite of "Low Power Mode," which aims to decrease.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 7 min. ago

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger predicts the chip shortage will last until 2023

Speaking ahead of Intel’s Q3 earnings, Gelsinger told CNBC: “We’re in the worst of it now , every quarter next year we’ll get incrementally better, but they’re not going to have supply-demand balance until 2023.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 39 min. ago

ESA moves forward with Destination Earth

Earth observation provides a wealth of information to benefit our daily lives. As the demand for satellite data grows to address the challenges of climate change and a growing population, ESA, under the leadership of the European Commission, along wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 39 min. ago

China automaker Geely considers developing ICs in-house

China's Geely Automobile Holdings is reportedly mulling in-house development and production of chipsets for its own vehicles as it has newly expanded its registered businesses to include IC chips manufacturing as well EV battery and electrical motor.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

NASA launches tool that measures Western water loss

NASA on Thursday launched an online platform with information on how much water evaporates into the atmosphere from plants, soils and other surfaces in the U.S. West, data it says could help water managers, farmers and state officials better manage r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Micron to install EUV equipment at Taiwan fabs in 2024

Micron Technology has plans to install EUV lithography tools at its Taiwan-based fabs in 2024, said Manish Bhatia, executive VP of global operations for the US memory chip vendor, at an online press event held October 21......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021