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September 5, 2022

How to schedule Linux upgrades with Webmin

Jack Wallen shows you how easily you can schedule upgrades for your Linux servers with Webmin. The post How to schedule Linux upgrades with Webmin appeared […]
September 5, 2022

Will Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Mean Fewer Auto-Parts Manufacturing Jobs?

In 2021, 9% of the world’s auto sales were electric vehicles, reports CNBC (citing statistics from the International Energy Agency). Yet CNBC also notes that electric […]
September 5, 2022

After ‘Quiet Quitting’, Here Comes ‘Quiet Firing’

“Quiet quitting” as a catchphrase “took off on TikTok among millennials and Gen Zers,” according to Business Insider. They describe it as “employees doing what their […]
September 5, 2022

Peter Eckersley, Co-Creator of Let’s Encrypt, Dies at 43

Seven years ago, Slashdot reader #66,542 announced “Panopticlick 2.0,” a site showing how your web browser handles trackers. But it was just one of the many […]
September 4, 2022

GNU Grep 3.8 Starts Issuing Warnings About Using Egrep and Fgrep

After 104 commits from six different people, GNU grep was released Saturday, reports Phoronix. The biggest change? “It’s now made more clear that if you are […]
September 4, 2022

Scientists Try Machine Learning to Understand What Animals Say

The underground-dwelling rodents known as naked mole rats make soft chirping sounds when they meet in a tunnel. So Researchers at Germany’s Max Planck Institute for […]
September 4, 2022

How Ukrainians Infiltrated Internet-Connected Security Cameras, Exposed Russian Bases

The Financial Times tells how the head of a Ukrainian cybersecurity company recruited dozens of “high-level Ukrainian hackers” and borrowed a Starlink internet satellite for “the […]
September 4, 2022

US Environmental Lead Says Advanced Nuclear Technology Critical to Decarbonize US and Japan

A surprise from the Associated Press. The head of America’s Environment Protection Agency “said Friday that advanced nuclear technology will be ‘critical’ for both the United […]
September 4, 2022

Microsoft Investigates Bug That Mistakenly Flags Chromium-Based Apps as Malware

Windows’ “Defender” software is supposed to detect malware. But its Microsoft team is now investigating reports that it’s mistakenly flagging Electron-based or Chromium-based applications — as […]