Author: Kimanthi Sammy

Meta PyTorch 2.0 is now available

Meta PyTorch 2.0 is now available

Meta just released PyTorch 2.0, the latest version of its open-source machine learning framework. The release aims to increase performance speed while maintaining the framework's eager-mode development and user experience. PyTorch 2.0 includes support for Dynamic Shapes and Distributed, among ot... Read more

date21 hours ago
Europe’s top countries want clarity on big tech network costs

Europe’s top countries want clarity on big tech network costs

Germany and five other countries have asked the European Commission to clarify proposals to have big tech pay some of the expenses of EU telecom network operators, joining a discussion that has sparked both support and resistance from interest groups. The six largest content providers -- includi... Read more

date23 hours ago
Cybercriminals abuse OEM certificates to weaponize Android malware

Cybercriminals abuse OEM certificates to weaponize Android malware

Malicious Android apps have been signed using legitimate certificates from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of Android devices. The certificates provide malicious apps with system-level privileges. Android OEMs use platform certificates to sign the core ROM images of devices containing t... Read more

date4 days ago
Intel’s Ireland workforce offered unpaid leave to cut costs

Intel’s Ireland workforce offered unpaid leave to cut costs

Up to 2,000 employees of Intel's Irish division have been given the option of three months' unpaid leave as part of cost-cutting efforts, the Business Post reported on Thursday. The unpaid leave has reportedly been made available to Intel's manufacturing division employees as part of the compan... Read more

date4 days ago
US opposes EU draft that could exclude US cloud providers

US opposes EU draft that could exclude US cloud providers

The US Chamber of Commerce and twelve other organizations urged the European Union not to pass regulations that may bar Amazon, Google, Microsoft and other non-EU cloud providers from selling products in the European market. In a joint industry statement obtained by Reuters, several renowned in... Read more

date5 days ago
Google links Heliconia hacking tools to Spanish firm

Google links Heliconia hacking tools to Spanish firm

Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has found ties between Spanish software firm Variston IT and Heliconia, a set of hacking tools that preys on flaws in Microsoft Defender, Chrome and Firefox. TAG monitors hundreds of firms that provide surveillance tools for governments to monitor dissidents... Read more

date5 days ago
Elon Musk is at the top of regulator watchlists, says EU official

Elon Musk is at the top of regulator watchlists, says EU official

Another target has been added to Elon Musk's back after Twitter decided to cease enforcing its COVID-19 anti-misinformation policy. "In my view, Twitter now is jumping to the front of the queue of the regulators", Věra Jourová, the European Commission’s vice president for values and transpar... Read more

date5 days ago
Dropbox acquires Boxcryptor assets to improve end-to-end encryption

Dropbox acquires Boxcryptor assets to improve end-to-end encryption

Dropbox has acquired assets from security firm Boxcryptor to offer end-to-end encryption to business users. The agreement's terms weren't disclosed. Although Dropbox already offers encryption for data shuttled between its servers and user endpoints, it personally holds the keys, which theoretica... Read more

date6 days ago
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