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  • Leaked Files From Chinese Firm Show Vast International Hacking Effort

    02/22/2024 4:09:22 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 02/22/24 | Christian Shepherd, Cate Cadell, Ellen Nakashima, Joseph Menn and Aaron Schaffer
    A trove of leaked documents from a Chinese state-linked hacking group shows that Beijing’s intelligence and military groups are attempting large-scale, systematic cyber intrusions against foreign governments, companies and infrastructure — with hackers of one company claiming to be able to target users of Microsoft, Apple and Google. The cache — containing more than 570 files, images and chat logs — offers an unprecedented look inside the operations of one of the firms that Chinese government agencies hire for on-demand, mass data-collecting operations. The files — posted to GitHub last week and deemed credible by cybersecurity experts, although the source...
  • 19-Year-Old Son of Former YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Found Dead at UC Berkeley Dorm

    02/18/2024 7:34:50 AM PST · by Red Badger · 82 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Feb. 18, 2024 8:45 am | Staff
    The 19-year-old son of former YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki was found deceased at the University of California, Berkeley, on Tuesday. His grandmother, Esther Wojcicki, confirmed the devastating news in a Facebook post. The student, identified as Marco Troper, was discovered unresponsive in his dorm at the Clark Kerr Campus, a student housing complex, around 4:23 p.m. local time. Despite immediate life-saving attempts by the Berkeley Fire Department, Troper was pronounced dead at the scene. The University of California Police Department (UCPD) stated that there were no signs of foul play discovered, according to the New York Post. The heartbroken grandmother...
  • Jon Stewart basically says he returned to The Daily Show because Apple censored him

    02/12/2024 4:03:48 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 14 replies
    bgr ^ | 02 12 2024 | Andy Meek
    We apparently have Apple TV+ to thank for Jon Stewart’s much anticipated return to Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, with tonight marking the first time he’s occupied the anchor desk during the network’s flagship news show since leaving in 2015. Stewart will be hosting the show on Mondays throughout the 2024 election season, and it turns out there are at least two reasons why: Apple. And China. Specifically, before Apple cancelled his Apple TV+ talk show The Problem With Jon Stewart last year, the comedian reportedly got into it with the iPhone maker over the content of three episodes he...
  • Why Apple's iconic Super Bowl ad still resonates 4 decades later

    02/11/2024 4:38:02 AM PST · by C19fan · 29 replies
    Yahoo ^ | February 10, 2024 | Dylan Croll
    437 AAPL +0.41% TSLA +2.12% IBM +1.07% META -0.40% Super Bowl 2024: The big business behind the big gameScroll back up to restore default view. Dylan Croll Dylan Croll·Markets Reporter Sat, February 10, 2024 at 10:10 AM EST·7 min read In this article: AAPL +0.41% Watchlist Watchlist Recommendation Rating Buy TSLA +2.12% IBM +1.07% META -0.40% Once upon a time, believe it or not, no one particularly looked forward to Super Bowl ads. That all changed when Washington faced Los Angeles on Jan. 22, 1984, in Tampa, Fla. Those who tuned in to the big game on CBS — and...
  • Tesla Drivers Find Way to Make ‘Full Self-Driving’ More Dangerous – Wearing an Apple Vision Pro Headset

    02/07/2024 1:35:50 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/07/2024 | LUCAS NOLAN
    Multiple viral videos of Tesla drivers wearing an Apple Vision Pro headset while letting the car drive itself has people sounding the alarm about Elon Musk’s notoriously dangerous assisted driving technology. Mashable reports that multiple videos of Tesla drivers wearing the new Apple Vision Pro headset while driving using the vehicles “Full Self-Driving” feature has caused worries about potential safety issues. In one video, a 23-second clip shows a Tesla driver taking his hands off the steering wheel and concentrates on controlling the headset’s virtual reality display. The video was posted on February 2, the day the new Apple headset...
  • Apple’s Vision Pro buyers upset to discover that VR porn doesn’t work: ‘$3,500 chastity belt’

    02/05/2024 7:06:56 PM PST · by dynachrome · 66 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2-5-24 | Shannon Thaler
    Apple’s much-heralded Vision Pro has left a segment of buyers disappointed after they discovered that the high-priced device will not play any VR porn. The Vision Pro prevents users from accessing the immersive explicit content, leading one frustrated user to dub it a “$3,500 chastity belt.” An entire Reddit thread has already sprouted on the social media site and is dedicated to trying to skirt around the Vision Pro’s X-rated guardrails, according to 404 Media. “I am sure someone will eventually come out with an app that allows that, none are available at launch, and you can’t use the native...
  • Apple sales return to growth but China woes continue

    02/01/2024 3:45:43 PM PST · by FarCenter · 2 replies
    PALO ALTO, California -- Apple reported a return to growth Thursday during the December quarter after a year of declining revenue. The U.S. tech giant's October-December revenue grew in all regions except Greater China, where the iPhone maker faces flagging sales amid growing competition. Apple's revenue rose 2.1% on the year to $119.6 billion for the three months ended Dec. 30. Sales of the company's cash cow, the iPhone, jumped 6% to $69.7 billion. Greater China -- covering the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan and a main growth engine for Apple in recent years -- was the only region whose...
  • Apple Gives Employees Cutthroat Ultimatum: Move from California to Texas or be Terminated

    01/26/2024 5:56:30 PM PST · by cba123 · 41 replies
    MSN.com ^ | Lauren Fokas
    Apple is undoubtedly one of the largest tech companies in the world. And with almost 37,000 of its 161,000 total employees working in California and its headquarters based in Silicon Valley, the tech giant had long been synonymous with the Golden State. However, Apple recently announced that an entire division based in San Diego will be shut down in April 2024. For those working there, they have two options: move to Austin, Texas, or be let go.
  • What do we make of the Apple Vision Pro

    01/25/2024 9:20:47 PM PST · by RandFan · 64 replies
    Apple, Inc. ^ | Jan 25 | RF
    Next week it comes out. I think it's interesting and could change things. Apple are hyping it up as their biggest product launch since iPhone. They call it "spatial" computing. Unfortunately I dont have a spare 4k. What do Freepers make of it? Probably not the target audience but do you see it taking off?
  • ARM and Linux take the supercomputer TOP500 crown

    06/24/2020 3:33:30 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 21 replies
    ZDNet ^ | 23 June 2020 | Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
    For years, x86 processors and Linux have ruled supercomputing. Linux still runs 500 out of the TOP500 supercomputers in the world. For just about as long, x86 CPUs have dominated supercomputers -- until now. On June 22, Japan's Fugaku supercomputer, powered by Fujitsu's 48-core A64FX SoC and running Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), became the first ARM-powered supercomputer to be dubbed the fastest computer in the world.  In winning over the others, it wasn't even close. Fugaku turned in a High-Performance Linpack (HPL) result of 415.5 petaflops, besting the second-place IBM Summit system by a factor of 2.8x. Fujitsu has been...
  • The Steve Jobs of supercomputers: We remember Seymour Cray (at 90) Fast, cool, simple. Repeat.

    10/02/2015 6:56:09 PM PDT · by dayglored · 43 replies
    The Register ^ | Oct 2, 2015 | Davin Clarke
    Before Steve Jobs, there was Seymour Cray – father of the supercomputer and regarded as something close to a God in the circles he moved in. Jobs’ Apple Computer is reputed to have bought one of Seymour’s massive machines back in the day: a Cray, to design the brand-new Macintosh personal computer. This would have been a significant moment for a man of Jobs' character, not prone to flattering the inventions or ideas of others. In return, Cray is said to have quipped that he'd bought a Mac to design the next Cray. Cray – who would have been 90...
  • Colossus, Cray and Blue Gene: The History of Supercomputers

    06/27/2009 3:26:30 PM PDT · by texas booster · 91 replies · 3,242+ views
    PC Plus ^ | June 19, 2009 | Staff
    Rocky Marciano, Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and Mike Tyson; Colossus, Cray, ASCI Red and Blue Gene. The names of boxing's heavyweights are never forgotten - and it's the same with the champs of the supercomputing world. These machines truly are like no others. Each is computationally more muscular than its predecessor; and for a while, each has claimed the title of the fastest computer in the world. But, as the calamitous fall of 'Iron' Mike Tyson showed us, champions are built to be felled. And so we've seem supercomputers come and go, growing from single processor machines capable of a...
  • If they mated: Intel and Cray to conceive x86 Linux monster

    04/30/2008 1:04:12 PM PDT · by ShadowAce · 18 replies · 116+ views
    Ars Technica ^ | 29 April 2008 | Jon Stokes
    In a move that could have broad implications for the high-performance computing (HPC) market, Intel and Cray have announced a broad collaboration that will see engineers from the two companies work together on future products and projects.With the first Intel-Cray products appearing in the 2010-2011 timeframe, it's clear that three Intel technologies have caught Cray's eye: the native 32nm Sandy Bridge microarchitecture, the QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) scheme, and the forthcoming discrete, x86-based graphics product, codenamed Larrabee. Cray will plug all of these components into its SeaStar interconnect fabric, and when combined with Cray Linux they'll make for an HPC and...
  • Cray Supercomputer... Discover Origin Of Mysterious Glass Found In King Tut's Tomb

    08/02/2007 10:47:08 AM PDT · by blam · 38 replies · 2,416+ views
    Cray Supercomputer at Sandia Helps Researchers Discover Origin of Mysterious Glass Found in King Tut's Tomb Released : Tuesday, July 31, 2007 7:26 AM Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced that researchers running simulations on the Cray supercomputer at Sandia National Laboratories have re-created what could have happened 29 million years ago when an asteroid explosion turned Saharan sand into glass. The greenish natural glass, which can still be found scattered across remote stretches of the desert, was used by an artisan in ancient Egypt to carve a scarab that decorates one of the bejeweled breastplates buried...
  • Up and running super smoothly - ORNL's Cray computer hums, hints at bigger things to come

    02/02/2007 1:57:58 PM PST · by SmithL · 11 replies · 296+ views
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 2/2/7 | FRANK MUNGER
    OAK RIDGE - Oak Ridge National Laboratory's newest computer is purring like a cat, and maybe that's to be expected. It is, after all, a part of the lab's "Jaguar" system, a Cray XT4 supercomputer that's reported to be the nation's fastest machine for open scientific research. Sixty-eight new cabinets for Jaguar arrived here from Cray's manufacturing center in Wisconsin late last year and were installed on the second floor of the National Center for Computational Sciences. "It's going through the acceptance testing," Thomas Zacharia, the associate lab director of scientific computing, said during a visit earlier this week. "It's...
  • IBM ASIC Technology Helps Power New Cray X1 Supercomputer

    01/02/2003 9:36:59 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 3 replies · 140+ views
    Lycos Financial news ^ | 2 Jan 2003 | Scott Sykes IBM
    IBM ASIC Technology Helps Power New Cray X1 Supercomputer 2 Jan 2003, 09:07am ET - - - - - 800 IBM ASIC Chips Feature Total Gate Count of 7.5 Billion IBM today announced that it is the sole application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) technology provider for the new Cray (NASDAQ: CRAY) X1 supercomputer, which is now being shipped to customers. The Cray supercomputer contains 800 IBM ASIC chips, designed by Cray exclusively for the X1 and manufactured by IBM. The chips feature gate counts as high as 14.2 million, an average gate count of about 9.5 million, and a...
  • Cray, Inc. Adopts Upcoming AMD Opteron™ Processor For Sandia National Labs Computer

    10/22/2002 9:45:40 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 4 replies · 239+ views
    AMD Corporation ^ | October 21, 2002 | AMD Press Release
    —Giant supercomputer to use more than 10,000 AMD Opteron processors for high-level simulations— SUNNYVALE, CA -- October 21, 2002 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the upcoming AMD Opteron™ processor based on Hammer technology is planned to power a supercomputer developed by Cray, Inc. intended for nuclear weapon engineering simulations by the Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M. Cray has been selected to develop the massive parallel processing supercomputer, code-named “Red Storm.” The supercomputer is expected to be at least seven times more powerful than Sandia’s current “ASCI Red” supercomputer on Sandia’s 3D, full-physics simulation codes. The...
  • Cray-1 (1978) versus iPhone13 (2022)

    01/22/2024 8:53:22 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 80 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 6, 2022 | Dave Darling
    Back in 1978 I (i.e., the narrator Mr. Darling) worked for Cray Research, which made what was at the time the world’s fastest computer, the Cray-1. I thought it would be interesting to compare the Cray-1 with the latest model of iPhone, the iPhone 13. (this is a 2022 video) ItemUnisCray 1iPhone 13FactorWeightOunces176,000629,300Price (2022 $)202238,000,0001,00038,000SpeedMFLOPS16015,800,000100,000MemoryMB160512,00060,000Power consumptionkW115LiOn 20 hours Cooling Freon refrAir
  • Cray-1 (1978) versus iPhone13 (2022)

    01/22/2024 6:47:40 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom
    YouTube ^ | June 6, 2022 | Dave Darling
    The day after the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century destroyed a seaside community on Maui, the barrage of 911 calls didn’t stop: Reports of missing people, stranded family members and confused tourists trapped without food or water lit up the emergency lines every few minutes, interspersed with reports of new fires starting and older ones flaring back up. The 911 recordings from the morning and early afternoon of Aug. 9 were the third batch of calls released by the Maui Police Department in response to a public record request. They show how first responders and emergency dispatchers — many...
  • Department Of Justice Acknowledges Hunter Biden Laptop Content Is Legitimate For First Time

    01/17/2024 3:12:41 AM PST · by Red Badger · 22 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 16, 2024 11:00 PM ET | HAILEY GOMEZ - GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) has acknowledged the legitimacy of Hunter Biden’s infamous laptop data for the first time in a new court filing. In a Tuesday court filing from DOJ prosecutors, which came in response to Biden’s request to have his federal firearm charges dismissed, investigators acknowledge the legitimacy of data found on Biden’s laptop prior to the 2020 election. The court filings described how IRS and FBI investigators had obtained a search warrant for tax violations on Biden, leading them to “various” backup data accounts. The documents additionally note that investigators later came into “possession” of the laptop...