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Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Intel unveils two Threat Detection Technology features: letting software scan system memory for malware using integrated GPUs and advanced telemetry tools   —  The company is also using its processors' performance monitoring to detect malicious code.  —  Since the news of the Metldown …
Apr 17, 2018, 12:00 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft launches open source tool for developers to create custom Linux distribution packages for Windows 10   —  After starting with Ubuntu, Microsoft has added a number of Linux distributions to its Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Linux runtime environment.
Mar 28, 2018, 7:00 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
As expected, researchers find another side-channel processor attack that abuses branch prediction, called BranchScope, similar to Spectre variant 2   —  New attack focuses on a different part of the branch prediction system.  —  Researchers from the College of William and Mary, Carnegie Mellon …
Mar 27, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Khronos Group announces Vulkan 1.1, the first big update to its cross platform GPU API, with multi-GPU support, better DirectX compatibility, and more   —  Updated drivers that support the latest version should be out today.  —  The Khronos Group today launched Vulkan 1.1 …
Mar 7, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Intel begins rolling out updated patches for Spectre flaws in Skylake, Kaby Lake, and Coffee Lake processors, after first patches caused some systems to crash   —  All 6th, 7th, and 8th generation Core processors now have microcode available.  —  Intel reports that it has developed …
Feb 21, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft announces that it is joining the MariaDB Foundation and will launch Azure Database for MariaDB, a fully managed, cloud-hosted version   —  NEW YORK—On the first day of its Connect developer conference, Microsoft announced that it is joining the MariaDB Foundation …
Nov 15, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft debuts $1,499+ 13" and $2,499+ 15" Surface Book 2 with Nvidia GeForce GPUs, updated design, up to 17 hours battery; preorder Nov. 9, ships Nov. 16   —  Microsoft's super-flexible systems get potent upgrade.  Alas, still no Thunderbolt 3.  —  Just over two years ago …
Oct 17, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft plans to release a quantum computing programming language, with full Visual Studio integration, along with a quantum computing simulator this year   —  Microsoft wants to be ready for a quantum computing world.  —  At its Ignite conference today, Microsoft announced its moves …
Sep 25, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
W3C votes to make the contentious Encrypted Media Extensions specification, a system for HTML5 DRM, an official W3C Recommendation   —  30.8% of W3C members disapproved of the decision.  —  The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the industry body that oversees development of HTML and related Web standards …
Sep 18, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will require third-party apps ask permission to access camera and other sensitive information or hardware   —  Microsoft is continuing to tinker with the privacy configuration and options in Windows 10, with the Fall Creators Update, due for release on October 17 …
Sep 13, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context

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