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Storage Firm Drobo Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Longstanding Thunderbolt and network-attached storage company Drobo filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in late June, and will hold its first creditors meeting on July 17. AppleInsider reports: First formed as Data Robotics in 2005, Drobo manufactured so.....»»

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Toyota Will Be the Third Automaker To Lose the EV Tax Credit In the US

Toyota sold its 200,000th plug-in electric vehicle in the US, triggering a slow phaseout of the federal EV tax credit over the next 15 months, according to Bloomberg. The automaker is the third manufacturer to pass this mark, following Tesla and Gene.....»»

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MI5 and FBI Heads Issue Joint Warning On Chinese Spying

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: The heads of UK and US security services have made an unprecedented joint appearance to warn of the threat from China. FBI director Christopher Wray said China was the "biggest long-term threat to our.....»»

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Microsoft"s xCloud Game Streaming Looks Worse On Linux Than Windows

As noted by a Reddit user and confirmed by Ars Technica, Microsoft's xCloud game streaming looks noticeable worse when running on Linux than Windows. From the report: With the Linux User-Agent, edges are generally less sharp and colors are a little m.....»»

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Systemd Creator Lands At Microsoft

Yesterday, Phoronix reported that the lead developer of systemd, Lennart Poettering, left Red Hat. "It turns out he had joined Microsoft and [is] continuing his work on systemd," writes Phoronix's Michael Larabel in a new report. He continues: While.....»»

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UK Could Force E2E Encrypted Platforms To Do CSAM-Scanning

The U.K. government has tabled an amendment (PDF) to the Online Safety Bill that could put it on a collision course with end-to-end encryption. TechCrunch reports: It's proposing to give the incoming internet regulator, Ofcom, new powers to force mes.....»»

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US Water Likely Contains More "Forever Chemicals" Than EPA Tests Show

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Guardian: In May 2021, a celebration for Portsmouth, New Hampshire's new $17m water treatment facility drew local and national officials who declared the city's water free of toxic "forever chemicals." Fir.....»»

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Baserow Challenges Airtable With an Open Source No-Code Database Platform

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: The burgeoning low-code and no-code movement is showing little sign of waning, with numerous startups continuing to raise sizable sums to help the less-technical workforce develop and deploy softwa.....»»

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What May Be Coming To Startups, 2022 Edition

Elad Gil, a high-profile angel investor, writes: The high level view is that things have yet to get truly bad in private tech. 2021-2022 were an anomaly due to COVID policies which both created an incredibly cheap low interest money environment, pump.....»»

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US Army Buys Penguin Drone, Bayraktar TB2"s Latvian Lookalike

Edge Autonomy announced a deal with the US Department of Defense (DoD) to produce an unspecified amount of long-endurance Penguin drones for the US Army. From a report: The company manufactures a range of light drones capable of carrying a range of p.....»»

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Japan Introduces Jail Time, Tougher Penalties For Online Insults

A prison term of up to one year and other tougher penalties for online insults came into effect Thursday as part of Japan's efforts to tackle cyberbullying. From a report: The revised Penal Code also raised the fine for insults to up to 300,000 yen (.....»»

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China Police Database Was Left Open Online for Over a Year, Enabling Leak

What is likely one of history's largest heists of personal data -- and the largest known cybersecurity breach in China -- occurred because of a common vulnerability that left the data open for the taking on the internet, say cybersecurity experts who.....»»

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EU Scraps 115 Grants For UK Scientists And Academics Amid Brexit Row

British scientists and academic researchers have been dealt a blow after 115 grants from a flagship EU research programme were terminated because of the continuing Brexit row over Northern Ireland. From a report: One academic said he was "relieved" t.....»»

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Apple Launches iPhone Security Tool To Block Targeted Attacks

Apple introduced a security tool for iPhone, iPad and Mac devices that is designed to prevent targeted cyberattacks on high-profile users such as activists, journalists and government officials. From a report: The optional feature, called Lockdown Mo.....»»

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Ubisoft To Shut Down Multiplayer For Older Games

A collection of over a dozen games from Ubisoft will see their online elements shut down on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 in September, "which means players won't be able to play their multiplayer components, access their online features, link Ubisoft accoun.....»»

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Broadest US Pirate Site Injunction Rewritten/Tamed By Cloudflare

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: After causing outrage among online services including Cloudflare, the most aggressive pirate site injunction ever handed down in the US has undergone significant weight loss surgery. Now before t.....»»

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Gtk 5 Might Drop X.11 Support, Says GNOME Dev

One of the GNOME developers has suggested that the next major release of Gtk could drop support for the X window system. The Register reports: Emmanuele Bassi opened a discussion last week on the GNOME project's Gitlab instance that asked whether the.....»»

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Xbox 360 games Will No Longer Be Part of Xbox Games With Gold In October

Microsoft is planning to remove Xbox 360 games from its monthly Games with Gold offer in October. The Verge reports: The software maker has started emailing Xbox Live Gold subscribers to warn them of the change, noting that the company has "reached t.....»»

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More Dogs In the Neighborhood Often Means Less Crime

In a study conducted in Columbus, researchers found that neighborhoods with more dogs had lower rates of homicide, robbery and, to a lesser extent, aggravated assaults compared to areas with fewer dogs, at least when residents also had high levels of.....»»

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Cloned Mice Created From Freeze Dried Skin Cells In World First

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Researchers have created cloned mice from freeze dried skin cells in a world first that aims to help conservationists revive populations of endangered species. The breakthrough paves the way for.....»»

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