Why Russia’s “disconnection” from the Internet isn’t amounting to much

Enlarge Sean Gladwell / Getty Images Rumors of Russian Internet services degrading have been greatly exaggerated, despite unprecedented announcements recently from two of the world’s biggest backbone providers that they were exiting the country following its invasion of Ukraine. Just as ISPs provide links connecting individuals or organizations to the…

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This 22-year-old builds chips in his parents’ garage

Enlarge / Sam Zeloof completed this homemade computer chip with 1,200 transistors, seen under a magnifying glass, in August 2021. Sam Kang In August, chipmaker Intel revealed new details about its plan to build a “mega-fab” on US soil, a $100 billion factory where 10,000 workers will make a new…

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Google Play apps downloaded 300,000 times stole bank credentials

Enlarge Getty Images Researchers said they’ve discovered a batch of apps downloaded from Google Play more than 300,000 times before the apps were revealed to be banking trojans that surreptitiously siphoned user passwords and two-factor authentication codes, logged keystrokes, and took screenshots. The apps—posing as QR scanners, PDF scanners, and…

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TerraMaster F5-422 NAS Review – Introduction

Tweet TerraMaster F5-422 5 bay NAS Today, we'll take a look at the TerraMaster F5-422 5-bay NAS. TerraMaster is a network storage solutions provider.  On the inside of that box, you'll discover an Intel Celeron J3455 Quad-Core 1.5~2.3 GHz CPU, 4GB RAM, two 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports, and a 10…

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Now that machines can learn, can they unlearn?

Enlarge Andriy Onufriyenko | Getty Images Companies of all kinds use machine learning to analyze people’s desires, dislikes, or faces. Some researchers are now asking a different question: How can we make machines forget? A nascent area of computer science dubbed machine unlearning seeks ways to induce selective amnesia in…

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