‘Netherlands strengthens chip export restrictions at request of US’
Insiders say the Netherlands is poised to introduce new restrictions on chip and equipment exports to China. US and Dutch officials have been discussing the restrictions in Washington since Thursday. The negotiations are expected to conclude later today.
The outcome has not yet been confirmed b... Read more
‘New York Stock Exchange malfunctions due to configuration error’
A human configuration error in the New York Stock Exchange's (NSYE) disaster recovery system prevented the exchange from opening for business.
An incident at the NYSE underscores that IT system management is far from automated as a whole. A human configuration error prompted the NYSE's disaster... Read more
Mirantis acquires Shipa to expand Kubernetes IDE Lens
The acquisition is expected to allow Mirantis to extend the management capabilities of Lens beyond containers to applications.
This week Mirantis announced that it has acquired application management startup Shipa. The acquisition will help Mirantis deliver "a unique cloud-native application-as-... Read more
‘Stripe considers initial public offering in 2023’
Stripe is reportedly exploring going public in what may become the largest tech startup initial public offering (IPO) in recent years.
According to the Wall Street Journal, co-founders Patrick and John Collison told employees that the business plans to go public or allow employees to sell share... Read more
‘Microsoft plans to overhaul File Explorer in Windows 11’
Windows Central reports that Microsoft plans to redesign the File Explorer in Windows 11 with a new photo viewer for larger previews, more touch-friendly navigation, tighter integration with Microsoft 365 and OneDrive, and keyword and colour tagging for file organization.
A sneak peek of the new... Read more
15-year-old Python bug puts 350,000 open-source projects at risk
Researchers at Trellix said they have patched nearly 62,000 open-source projects susceptible to a 15-year-old path traversal vulnerability in the Python ecosystem.
The bug, tracked under CVE-2007-4559, was discovered by Trellix's team in Python’s tarfile module late last year. It was first rep... Read more
Microsoft “strongly urges” admins to update their Exchange Servers
Unpatched servers make a tantalizing target for hackers, according to Microsoft.
This week Microsoft urged customers to keep their on-premises Exchange servers patched by applying the latest supported Cumulative Update (CU) to have them always ready to deploy an emergency security update.
Th... Read more
‘Elliott Management wants to appoint board members at Salesforce’
Activist investor Elliott Management wants to appoint board members at Salesforce, according to a Wall Street Journal report based on insider sources. The investor is said to be keen on more influence over the ins and outs of the CRM giant.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Elliott Manageme... Read more
Intel records hefty revenue drop in 2022
Intel's annual figures are out. Revenue staggered over 2022. The chip giant said it expects a setback in the first quarter of 2023.
Intel generated €58 billion ($63.1 billion) in revenue in all of 2022. The figure is down 20 percent from 2021, when $79 billion in sales was credited to the boo... Read more
‘FBI and Europol take down ransomware group Hive’
Hive's infrastructure is down. Europol claims the ransomware group was tackled by a partnership of Dutch, German and US authorities.
"The FBI seized this site as part of a coordinated law enforcement action", reads the banner referred to by Hive's website since Thursday. The statement is signed ... Read more