Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Intel’s SGX blown wide open by, you guessed it, a speculative execution attack

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Intel’s SGX blown wide open by, you guessed it, a speculative execution attack

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I’m sure this won’t be the last such problem — Speculative execution attacks truly are the gift that keeps on giving. Peter Bright – Aug 14, 2018 7:18 pm UTC Foreshadow explained in a video.Another day, another speculative execution-based attack. Data protected by Intel’s SGX—data that’s meant to be protected even from a malicious or…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Ajit Pai grilled by lawmakers on why FCC spread “myth” of DDoS attack

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Ajit Pai grilled by lawmakers on why FCC spread “myth” of DDoS attack

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FCC’s lies to Congress — When did Ajit Pai know FCC’s DDoS claim was false? Democrats demand answers. Jon Brodkin – Aug 14, 2018 6:19 pm UTC Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017.Democratic members of Congress want to know when Federal…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Dealmaster: Take $50 off Bose’s flagship noise-cancelling headphones

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Dealmaster: Take $50 off Bose’s flagship noise-cancelling headphones

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Staff — Plus deals on Roku streamers, back to school laptops, AirPods, and more. Ars Staff – Aug 14, 2018 6:09 pm UTC Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today’s list is headlined by a deal on Bose’s QuietComfort 35 (Series II) wireless noise-cancelling headphones,…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | FCC says court made error in approval of AT&T/Time Warner merger

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | FCC says court made error in approval of AT&T/Time Warner merger

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Judge’s error — AT&T’s statements to FCC shouldn’t have been dismissed by judge, FCC says. Jon Brodkin – Aug 14, 2018 4:33 pm UTC The Department of Justice’s attempt to reverse the AT&T/Time Warner merger received some help yesterday from an unexpected source: the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC previously allowed AT&T to buy Time…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Honoring the ’80s, Def Con’s badge is also a text adventure

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Honoring the ’80s, Def Con’s badge is also a text adventure

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SHALL WE PLAY A GAME? — A masterpiece of tech nostalgia and hardware hackery, this year’s badge elevates the game. Sean Gallagher – Aug 14, 2018 4:14 pm UTC Enlarge / My DEF CON badge, complete with Wall of Sheep add-on from the DC801 crew, built by @kL34N and @SirGed. My puzzle quest is far…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | New law bans US from buying tech from Chinese giants ZTE and Huawei

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | New law bans US from buying tech from Chinese giants ZTE and Huawei

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National security — The final bill dropped an export ban that could have put ZTE out of business. Timothy B. Lee – Aug 14, 2018 3:45 pm UTC President Trump yesterday signed a defense funding bill that included a sweeping ban on the US government using technology supplied by Chinese telecommunications giants ZTE and Huawei.…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Google Pixel XL users say Android 9 Pie causes quick-charging problems [Updated]

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Google Pixel XL users say Android 9 Pie causes quick-charging problems [Updated]

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Five months of beta testing apparently isn’t enough — After ignoring bug during beta period, Google now has it marked as “assigned.” Ron Amadeo – Aug 14, 2018 3:23 pm UTC Despite a lengthy beta period that lasted around fives months, it seems Android 9 Pie managed to ship with a few bugs. As first…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Astronomers Make a Surprising Discovery from 12.5 Billion Years Ago

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Astronomers Make a Surprising Discovery from 12.5 Billion Years Ago

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Computer simulation of a region of the universe wherein a low-density “void” (dark blue region at top center) is surrounded by denser structures containing numerous galaxies (orange/white). The research done by Becker and his team suggests that early in cosmic history, these void regions would have been the murkiest places in the universe even though…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Engineers Begin Excavation on Giant Magellan Telescope Site

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Engineers Begin Excavation on Giant Magellan Telescope Site

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Beginning of excavations. A hydraulic drill being used to create excavation boundaries: more than 4,000 cubic meters of rock will be removed in preparation of the pouring of the concrete foundations for the Giant Magellan Telescope and its support buildings. Credit: Giant Magellan Telescope – GMTO Corporation GMTO Corporation (GMTO) today announced the start of…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Programming Languages May Finally Be Reaching a Status Quo

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Programming Languages May Finally Be Reaching a Status Quo

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