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  • Apple Says It Will Fix iPhone ‘Bug’ That Prompts Palestinian Flag Emoji When Typing ‘Jerusalem’

    04/25/2024 2:33:44 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 20 replies
    Forbes ^ | 04/12/2024 | Siladitya Ray
    Apple is working to fix what the company said was a bug that displayed the Palestinian flag emoji when some iPhone users typed in “Jerusalem” in text after it sparked controversy on social media amid the Israel-Hamas war. Some iPhone users in the U.K. noticed the device’s keyboard would display the Palestinian flag emoji among a list of prompts when a user typed the word “Jerusalem.”
  • A Curious Phenomenon Called ‘Etak’

    04/16/2024 7:29:03 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 41 replies
    Map Happenings ^ | 11 April 2024 | Map Happenings
    Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything. Or so said Steve Jobs when he announced iPhone in 2007.But I’m talking about a different revolutionary product. A foundational product that forever changed how everyone on this planet gets to where they need to be. Today, I’d like to tell you about the Etak Navigator, a truly revolutionary product and the world’s first practical vehicle navigation system.Here’s a picture of it:At the time, it was considered out-of-this-world. This is what Silicon Valley’s San Jose Mercury News said about it:The Etak Navigator launched 39 years (!) ago...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 4/12/2024 Newsdump Friday "A Sad Day For America", Biden Pushes Student Loan Cancellation, Rudder Delays US Warship Deployment Near China, Apple Warning High-Profile Cyber Attacks

    04/12/2024 8:14:48 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/12/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    In Israel today hundreds of Jewish residents storming into a Palestinian village killing one... A federal judge denying Hunter Biden's motion to dismiss... After many weeks of talk a transitional council for Haiti ... The Democrat Governor of Kansas Laura Kelly vetoing legislation stopping gender changing medical treatments... Israeli politics...latest "Lazar" poll... "This is a sad day for America" Congressman Thomas Massie Reacts...Speaker Mike Johnson breaking a 212-212 tie... President Donald Trump and Speaker Mike Johnson each expressing support for the other... Trump supportive of the notion that more aid to Ukraine is going to be a "loan"... A barrage...
  • The tech overlords want to reshape reality...Google Gemini’s woke rewriting of history has exposed the rampant ideological bias in Silicon Valley.

    03/19/2024 7:52:14 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 14 replies
    Spiked! ^ | 19th March 2024 | CORY FRANKLIN
    "This is America, where racism is the No1 value our populace seeks to uphold above all others."... This is the kind of sentiment you used to only hear in faculty lounges, freshman dormitories and left-wing struggle sessions. But times are changing. These are the words not of some blue-haired student, but of Jack Krawczyk, one of Silicon Valley’s most influential figures. Krawczyk is the senior director of product management for Gemini, Google’s main group of artificial-intelligence models. Krawczyk, who tweeted that in 2018, was the person primarily responsible for the implosion of the obscenely woke Google Gemini AI last month....
  • Apple fixes two new iOS zero-days exploited in attacks on iPhones

    03/07/2024 12:34:24 AM PST · by linMcHlp · 6 replies
    Bleeping Computer ^ | March 5, 2024 Tuesday | Lawrence Abrams
    The two bugs were found in the iOS Kernel (CVE-2024-23225) and RTKit (CVE-2024-23296), both allowing attackers with arbitrary kernel read and write capabilities to bypass kernel memory protections. While Apple has not released information regarding ongoing exploitation in the wild, iOS zero-day vulnerabilities are commonly used in state-sponsored spyware attacks against high-risk individuals, such as journalists, opposition politicians, and dissidents.
  • 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
  • Update your iPhone NOW: Apple releases urgent security update with new iOS 17.3 that fixes 15 bugs

    01/22/2024 5:21:40 PM PST · by Red Badger · 47 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 16:57 EST, 22 January 2024 | STACY LIBERATORE
    Apple is urging all iPhone users to download the latest iOS 17 update after the tech giant found 15 security issues that may have exposed users' sensitive data. The tech giant rolled out iOS 17.3 on Monday with several features and bug fixes. One of the exploits was discovered in Mail Search, where third-party apps could access information, and another in Safari that may have let the user's private browsing activity be visible in Settings. The updated software is not all doom and gloom as iOS 17.3 includes the new Stolen Device protection, which promises to prevent cybercriminals from locking...
  • Iphones Go on Discount in China as People Choose Huawei

    01/16/2024 5:11:25 AM PST · by davikkm · 17 replies
    Apple is in dire straits. There are 1.5 billion people in China and many of them can afford to buy a new iPhone every year or two. They used to buy them, but they don’t anymore, because the US is a hostile country and using an iPhone is increasingly being viewed as very unpatriotic.

    01/10/2024 2:33:36 AM PST · by Red Badger · 32 replies
    Outkick ^ | January 9, 2024, 7:59 pm | by MATT REIGLE
    One of the most staggering things to come out of the mid-flight incident in which the door of an Alaskan Airlines flight ripped off moments after take-off is that one passenger’s iPhone was allegedly found under a bush in working condition after plummeting 16,000 feet. This is wild because other iPhones have been unable to survive getting knocked off the table. According to CBS News, a man named Sean Bates stumbled across a phone sitting under a bush in Washington. He said that the phone was in airplane mode and was displaying a baggage receipt for Alaska Airlines Flight 1282....
  • TikTok Demanding Users Enter iPhone Passwords To View Content: Reports

    12/28/2023 10:36:11 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 12/28/2023 | Katabella Roberts
    Chinese-owned video streaming platform TikTok has reportedly been asking users for their iPhone passwords in order to view content, sparking concern among individuals using the app.Reports that the platform began asking users to enter their iPhone passwords in order to watch videos on the app first began emerging in November, according to Dexerto, with the publication noting users took to social media to raise the alarm.Yet TikTok—which is owned by ByteDance, a Chinese company that moved its headquarters to Singapore in 2020—has not explained the reasoning behind the need for users to enter their highly personal and sensitive information.Dexerto noted...
  • Joe Biden's younger brother Frank admits naked selfie on GuysWithiPhones gay dating site is genuine. 'My phone must have been hacked'

    10/09/2023 11:20:14 AM PDT · by thegagline · 73 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10/09/2023 | Josh Boswell
    A naked selfie of Joe Biden's brother Frank has been discovered on a gay porn site. The photo was uploaded to in 2018, when Frank – who has a long-term female partner Mindy Ward – was 64. *** When approached by, Frank, 69, conceded he was the man in the photo but denied he was the one who posted it. 'I've absolutely no comment. I could care less. I haven't even looked at it,' Frank said Monday morning when asked about the shot at his Florida home. 'They must have hacked my phone,' he added. 'Anything that is...
  • Red Alert for Android Users: Google Gives Police Your Identification If Police Say You Were Near a Crime

    10/04/2023 2:42:11 AM PDT · by davikkm · 52 replies
    Back in the day, cops had to put physical “bugs” (recording devices) in criminals’ houses and cars. Now, they just use your phone, especially if you’re on Android. No worries, even if you’re using Apple, you probably have apps installed that can be used to listen to you and track you. At one point, in one of the WikiLeaks dumps, it was revealed that cops were using Angry Birds to invade people’s privacy. So, there’s no privacy, regardless of what you’re using. With all things considered, check this out: whenever you read “no suspects were arrested,” what they are telling...