Army top brass split between tradition and high-tech
The British army’s new chief of the general staff, Gen Mark Carleton-Smith, British forces must shift their focus to include confronting adversaries in the virtual world as well as on the battlefield.
Worried they may be assisting a human rights violation
More than 100 Microsoft staff have reportedly written to CEO Satya Nadella protesting the company's work for the US's Immigration, Customs and Enforcement (ICE) agency.
Taking out the satellites
Insecurity experts Symantec have uncovered a sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defence contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia.
Fine is probably not going to hurt
Fruity cargo cult Apple has been slapped rigorously about the chops with a wet bus ticket by an Aussie court which decided that it was wrong to brick iPhones which had been fixed at non-authorised repairers.
Lack of simulation software investment
Uber allegedly "neglected" simulation testing for its autonomous vehicles according to Insiders who were chatting to The Information.
Too many bugs
The OpenBSD project is killing off support for Intel CPU hyper-threading due to security concerns regarding the theoretical threat of more "Spectre-class bugs".
Power optimization engineers went to EPYC
It is no big secret that Vega 64 and 56 had quite high thermals and didn’t actually meet some of its performance targets. Some key power optimization engineers were pulled from the Vega team to the more important goal. The Naples server chip had a higher priority.