Wind River Pushes Linux Security Further

The soon-to-be-released EAL 4+ certified 'secure' embedded Linux from Wind River could result in new market opportunities......»»

Category: developerSource:  internetnewsJul 22nd, 2021

Smallest-Ever Human-Made Flying Structure Is a Winged Microchip, Scientists Say

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NPR: It's neither a bird nor a plane, but a winged microchip as small as a grain of sand that can be carried by the wind as it monitors such things as pollution levels or the spread of airborne diseases. The t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Researchers develop algorithm to map words to colors across languages

No language has words for all the blues of a wind-churned sea or the greens and golds of a wildflower meadow in late summer. Globally, different languages have divvied up the world of color using their own set of labels, from just a few to dozens......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

How Google Spies on Its Employees

At Google, a seemingly innocuous action can earn an employee the attention of the company's corporate security department. The Information: For example, when Google wants to find out who has been accessing or leaking sensitive corporate information,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 19 min. ago

Twitter Adds Bitcoin Tipping, Pushes Further Into NFTs

Twitter will let users send and receive tips using Bitcoin as part of a broader push to help users make money from the service. From a report: Twitter also said Thursday that it's looking into authenticating users' nonfungible tokens -- digital goods.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 19 min. ago

US projections on drought-hit Colorado River grow more dire

The U.S. government released projections Wednesday that indicate an even more troubling outlook for a river that serves 40 million people in the American West......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 47 min. ago

Lake Maracaibo, lightning capital of the world

One firebolt after another illuminates a stilt-house settlement where the Catatumbo river flows into Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo, the lightning capital of the world......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 47 min. ago

Lithuania urges people to throw away Chinese phones

The country's National Cyber Security Centre found security risks in both Xiaomi and Huawei models......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Security audit raises severe warnings on Chinese smartphone models

The audit red-flagged Xiaomi and Huawei phones but gave OnePlus a pass. Enlarge / Be sure you know what you're getting into before buying and using unfamiliarly branded smartphones—especially international models not originally intended for yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Google Finally Shifting To "Upstream First" Linux Kernel Approach For Android Features

Phoronix reports: Google's Android had been notorious for all of its downstream patches carried by the mobile operating system as well as various vendor/device kernel trees while in recent years more of that code has been upstreamed. Google has also.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Wind energy can help Earth blow back climate calamity

The answer to climate change—or at least part of it—is blowing in the wind, according to research published Aug. 28 in the journal Climate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Mimicking how water and wind create complex shapes in nature

Intricate natural formations like star-shaped sand dunes or arc-shaped rocks can appear so purposeful in form that it's easy to wonder whether someone has designed them. Scientists have long recognized that a particular combination of random and chao.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Inexplicably volatile Theranos results falsely warned pregnant woman of miscarriage

Erratic test results defied “medical explanation.” Enlarge / Former Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes goes through security after arriving for court at the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building September 17, 2021 in San Jose, California.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

New research reveals climate change risks to global food trade and food security

Climate change poses a huge risk to both the global trade of agricultural commodities and food security, a new report reveals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

A Warning Sign of a Mass Extinction Event Is On the Rise, Scientists Say

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Vice: If you live near a freshwater river or lake, odds are good that you have seen warning signs about harmful algal and bacterial blooms posted on its shores. Alarmingly, a new study reports that these bloom.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Zero-day flaw allows remote code execution even on fully-patched Macs

Apple has been doing a good job of patching various macOS security vulnerabilities as of late, but there's at least one that is proving harder to fix than the Cupertino giant had anticipated......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

AMD"s new Linux CPU driver for the Steam deck is showing promising results

Valve's upcoming Steam Deck will be able to run Windows 11 for those who want it, but the majority of users will likely stick with the company's own Arch Linux-based SteamOS 3.0, which uses the Proton compatibility layer to run games that don't run n.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

River research reveals scale of macroplastic pollution

Plastic pollution clogs river systems for considerably longer than previously thought, new research from the University of Leicester shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

US Committee Is Reviewing Zoom"s $14.7 Billion Deal For Five9 On National-Security Grounds

A U.S. government committee is reviewing Zoom's agreement to acquire cloud contact center software company Five9 for $14.7 billion on national-security grounds. CNBC reports: According to a letter dated Aug. 27, the Federal Communications Commission.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

ADT vs. Vivint: Which home security system is best?

ADT and Vivint both have robust home security systems for owners who want a hands-off approach. Let's compare prices, devices, and more to see which is best!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Linux Foundation says companies are desperate for open source talent

The 2021 survey shows 97% of hiring managers prioritizing FOSS professionals. Enlarge / It probably shouldn't be considered "surprising" when a Linux certification entity reports that Linux certifications are highly desirable. (credit: Linux Fou.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021