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Billionaire Arista chief architect to pay inconsequential sum via SEC

HP-Autonomy: Attorneys wrap up arguments in Mike Lynch's stateside criminal fraud trial

And we await the San Francisco jury's verdict

Arm CEO aims to conquer half the Windows world in 5 years

That's probably wishful thinking, say chip analysts

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Arm chief exec scored $70M in New York IPO bonanza

Brit chip design outfit sets sights on dominating AI market

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Microsoft to spend $3.2B on expanding cloud and AI in green energy-rich Sweden

Budget to be blown on construction and 20K GPUs among other things in the next 2 years

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US standards agency reports back on just how good age verification software is

Getting better, but more work needed

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It's make your mind up time as Atos sets deadline to pick rescue package

June 5 the day to opt for Onepoint-led consortium or Daniel Křetínský's EPEI

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Huawei to go: China's tech giant No1... in foldable smartphones

Still struggling to pull in supplies for homegrown 5G SoC, though

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UK may not hit goal of 95% mobile coverage, commons committee warns

Sitting in a not-spot in the countryside? It's not great news

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Qualcomm wants to target all ‘all form factors’ with SoCs that power Copilot+ PCs

As Arm CEO declares his architecture is now the de facto Windows standard

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Screwdrivers: is there anything they can't do badly? Maybe not

We're starting to wonder if any of you know what those things are actually for

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STMicro bags €2B from Europe for Sicily car chip fab

Eurocrats made them an offer they couldn't refuse

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We're the Ryzen force in CPUs for AI PCs: AMD

Arm, schmarm: New 50TOPS NPUs that talk Block FP16 really make AI sing, says CEO Lisa Su

AMD reveals the MI325X, a 288GB AI accelerator built to battle Nvidia's H200

House of Zen hopes to catch its AI rival by moving to a yearly release cadence

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NIST turns to IT consultants to clear National Vulnerability Database backlog

Aims to get CVE logjam cleared by the end of FY 24

Crooks threaten to leak 3B personal records 'stolen from background check firm'

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Russia takes gold for disinformation as Olympics approach

Featuring Tom Cruise deepfakes and multiple made-up terrorism threats

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Check Point warns customers to patch VPN vulnerability under active exploitation

Also, free pianos are the latest internet scam bait, Cooler Master gets pwned, and some critical vulnerabilities

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Researchers warn robot cars can be crashed with tinfoil and paint daubed on cardboard

Use Baidu's platform to show how the fusion of Lidar, radar, and cameras can be fooled by stuff from your kids' craft box

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Meta algorithms push Black people more toward expensive universities, study finds

Just as we saw with housing, Facebook giant's advertising system seems to treat Whites and POC differently

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Windows 11's Recall feature is on by default on Copilot+ PCs

Disabling the AI snapshotter requires a trip into Settings for ordinary users

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NYSE technical error sends stocks tumbling

Exchange said the problem involves limit bands designed to prevent volatility

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Broadcom’s VMware strategy looks ever more shaky - and less relevant

Yes, it’s that darned AI again

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Stable Diffusion 3 to debut on June 12

CTO likes what he sees, but craves more memory and compute

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VMware by Broadcom has a licensing portability win with Microsoft

If only customers could find their keys after support portal migration

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Cisco's emergency caller can send first responders to the wrong location

911 is a joke

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Energy buffs give small modular reactors a gigantic reality check

Too expensive, slow, and risky for investors, and they're taking focus off renewables, say IEEFA experts

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Boeing's Starliner finds yet another way to not reach space

'Unfortunately a power supply generally does not fail ... until it does'

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JAXA's Akatsuki probe goes silent after more than a decade studying Venus

Plus: Japanese billionaire cancels joyride with artists around the Moon

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