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  • newThe CHIPS Act won't end US reliance on foreign foundries
    For all the billions poured in, is a 'Made in America' sticker worth it? Analysis  With all the fanfare and foundry expansions around the signing of the $280 billion CHIPS and Science Act, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the semiconductor shorta…
    - 38 mins ago 18 Aug 22, 1:30pm -
  • newAI chip adds artificial neurons to resistive RAM for use in wearables, drones
    'Even on a small coin battery, it could run for more than 10 years' claims researcher A newly published research paper describes a compute-in-memory (CIM) chip that combines artificial neurons with resistive RAM (RRAM) so that the AI model weights ca…
    - 1 hour ago 18 Aug 22, 12:45pm -
  • newSouth Korea cracks down on unlicensed foreign crypto businesses
    Financial Services Commission also creates a digital assets task force South Korea's Financial Intelligence Unit (KoFIU) said on Thursday it has identified 16 foreign crypto businesses it will investigate for operating unregistered.…
    - 2 hours ago 18 Aug 22, 11:54am -
  • newSkyrora fires up second stage of XL rocket
    First stage hot fire and launch from UK soil in 2023 Brit rocketeers Skyrora have perched a second stage of its orbital class Skyrora XL atop a stack of containers and performed a successful static fire test of the engine.…
    - 3 hours ago 18 Aug 22, 11:00am -
  • newCloudera launches SaaS platform for the lakehouse crowd
    And it IS a crowd – marketplace is busy, so it's hoping open approach sets it apart Former Hadoop stalwart Cloudera has announced a fully managed software as a service (SaaS) version of its data platform which it claims is more open than rivals in…
    - 4 hours ago 18 Aug 22, 10:22am -
  • newGoogle teaches robots to serve humans – with large language models the key
    Is this it? The robo-butler dream is coming true? Video  Google's largest AI language model is helping robots be more flexible in understanding and interpreting human commands, according to the web giant's latest research.…
    - 5 hours ago 18 Aug 22, 9:26am -
  • newWe tested all the Ubuntu remixes for resource usage so you don't have to
    Which flavors are the lightest and the heaviest disk and memory-wise? The Reg FOSS desk has lined up the official Ubuntu remixes to see which ones hog the most or least of your computer's resources.…
    - 6 hours ago 18 Aug 22, 8:34am -
  • newNASA has MOXIE, but rivals reckon they can do better for oxygen on Mars
    Food and fuels, too? Totally not sounding like a Star Trek replicator Last year, NASA produced oxygen on Mars. Now, scientists experimenting here on Earth may have found a much more efficient method of doing so for future missions. The resulting equi…
    - 7 hours ago 18 Aug 22, 7:28am -
  • newMicrosoft to drop price for Teams Rooms, add free Basic tier for SMBs
    Hardware still required – plus tolerance for visiting the office and remote collaboration Microsoft has advised its partner community that it will soon drop the price it charges for Teams Rooms, and add a version of the product aimed at small busin…
    - 7 hours ago 18 Aug 22, 6:57am -
  • newRansomware attack on UK water company clouded by confusion
    Clop gang thought it hit Thames Water – but real victim was elsewhere A water company in the drought-hit UK was recently compromised by a ransomware gang, though initially it was unclear exactly which water company was the victim.…
    - 8 hours ago 18 Aug 22, 6:28am -

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