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September 17, 2022

Apple’s Satellite-Based ‘Emergency SOS’ Prompts Speculation on Future Plans

First, a rumor from the blog Phone Arena. “Not to be outdone by Apple and Huawei, Samsung is planning to incorporate satellite connectivity options in its […]
September 17, 2022

Will AI Really Perform Transformative, Disruptive Miracles?

“An encounter with the superhuman is at hand,” argues Canadian novelist, essayist, and cultural commentator Stephen Marche in an article in the Atlantic titled “Of Gods […]
September 17, 2022

Ubuntu Aims To Support the $16+ Sipeed LicheeRV and Other RISC-V Boards

“In addition to Ubuntu supporting the StarFive VisionFive and Nezha RISC-V boards, Canonical engineers are also working on supporting the Sipeed LicheeRV board too for next […]
September 17, 2022

Meet the Man Who Still Sells Floppy Disks

Eye on Design is the official blog of the US-based professional graphic design organization AIGA. They’ve just published a fascinating interview with Tom Persky, who calls […]
September 17, 2022

Trojanized Version of PuTTY Distributed By Fake Amazon Job Phishers on WhatsApp

The makers of the secure telnet client PuTTY also sell a service monitoring company security services — and this July Mandiant Managed Defense “identified a novel […]
September 17, 2022

‘Linux IP Stacks Commentary’ Book Tries Free Online Updates

Recently the authors of Elements of Publishing shared an update. “After ten years in print, our publisher decided against further printings and has reverted the rights […]
September 17, 2022

Elon Musk Amends Twitter Suit to Claim Fraud After Whistleblower’s Allegations

Reuters reports: Billionaire Elon Musk accused Twitter of fraud by concealing serious flaws in the social media company’s data security, which the entrepreneur said should allow […]
September 17, 2022

Sony: PSVR2 Is ‘Truly Next-Generation,’ So It Can’t Play PSVR1 Games

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A Sony executive confirmed Friday that the PlayStation VR 2 will not be backward-compatible with games developed […]
September 17, 2022

FCC Approves Space-Based Texting Service From Lynk

The FCC has approved Lynk’s satellite-to-phone connectivity service that will allow people to send and receive texts via satellites in space. According to TechCrunch, all that’s […]