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The Movie Club, 2017 - Slate Magazine

Windows news ticker - Sun, 2018-01-07 13:01

Slate Magazine

The Movie Club, 2017
Slate Magazine
The city's solution for Baltimore's rat problem, especially in the redlined areas—so named for the literal red line on maps that circled the neighborhoods so broke that banks refused to give residents loans—wasn't to improve the area's sanitation and ...

From the Ray Prouty Archives: Engine Snow Protection - Rotor & Wing International

Windows news ticker - Fri, 2018-01-05 20:01

Rotor & Wing International

From the Ray Prouty Archives: Engine Snow Protection
Rotor & Wing International
How it was solved was reported by John Murphy of Aerospatiale Helicopter Corp. at the 1988 American Helicopter Society Forum in a paper titled, “Dolphin Eats Snow." The first task was to determine just what the problem was. In the HH-65A's two Textron ...

Windows Meltdown-Spectre fix: How to check if your AV is blocking Microsoft patch - ZDNet

Windows news ticker - Fri, 2018-01-05 18:47

ZDNet

Windows Meltdown-Spectre fix: How to check if your AV is blocking Microsoft patch
ZDNet
Applying operating system updates and dealing with antivirus compatibility issues are only half the solution. As Microsoft noted previously, mitigating Meltdown and Spectre also requires installing firmware updates from hardware vendors. While the ...

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Meltdown and Spectre: Here's what Intel, Apple, Microsoft, others are doing about it - Ars Technica

Windows news ticker - Fri, 2018-01-05 13:53

Ars Technica

Meltdown and Spectre: Here's what Intel, Apple, Microsoft, others are doing about it
Ars Technica
The array bounds problem has, however, been demonstrated on AMD systems, and for that, AMD is suggesting a very different solution from that of Intel: specifically, operating system patches. It's not clear what these might be—while Intel released ...
Kernel panic! What are Meltdown and Spectre, the bugs affecting nearly every computer and device?TechCrunch
Google Online Security Blog: Today's CPU vulnerability: what you need to knowGoogle Security Blog
About speculative execution vulnerabilities in ARM-based and Intel CPUs - Apple SupportApple Support

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Update your software today: Major chip flaws affecting billions of phones - ABC15 Arizona

Windows news ticker - Fri, 2018-01-05 13:32

ABC15 Arizona

Update your software today: Major chip flaws affecting billions of phones
ABC15 Arizona
Intel says it is working with AMD and ARM to fix the problem, and many tech firms have already released -- or are about to release -- software updates to secure their devices. Microsoft has already released security updates for Windows users, and is ...

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KB4056892 bugs: Install fails, browser crashes, PC freezes, and more - Windows Report

Windows news ticker - Fri, 2018-01-05 12:16

Windows Report

KB4056892 bugs: Install fails, browser crashes, PC freezes, and more
Windows Report
The Redmond giant confirmed that the update also brings issues of its own — three of them to be more precise. However, recent user reports confirmed that KB4056892 causes more problems than initially acknowledged by Microsoft. So, the question is ...

All iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by microchip flaw that leaves devices vulnerable to hackers, Apple ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Windows news ticker - Fri, 2018-01-05 07:25

Telegraph.co.uk

All iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by microchip flaw that leaves devices vulnerable to hackers, Apple ...
Telegraph.co.uk
It said the first of the two bugs, Meltdown, had been partially solved by software updates released in December and that it had seen no evidence of cybercriminals exploiting the flaw. Spectre, which affects the Arm microchips that the iPhone and iPad ...

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Amazon: Intel Meltdown patch will slow down your AWS EC2 server - The Register

Windows news ticker - Fri, 2018-01-05 02:29

The Register

Amazon: Intel Meltdown patch will slow down your AWS EC2 server
The Register
Amazon AWS customers have complained of noticeable slowdowns on their cloud server instances – following the deployment of a security patch to counter the Intel processor design flaw dubbed Meltdown. Punters said that, since AWS shored up its ...

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What You Need to Do Because of Flaws in Computer Chips - New York Times

Windows news ticker - Thu, 2018-01-04 23:57

New York Times

What You Need to Do Because of Flaws in Computer Chips
New York Times
Microsoft, Mozilla and Google have already released patches for Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome to help address the problem. Installing an ad blocker on your web browser is also a safeguard, according to security experts. Even the largest ...
What's behind the Intel design flaw forcing numerous patches?Ars Technica
Meltdown and Spectre FAQ: How the critical CPU flaws affect PCs and MacsPCWorld
Google Online Security Blog: Today's CPU vulnerability: what you need to knowGoogle Security Blog
Intel Newsroom -The Register -LKML
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Tax increases not answer to housing problem - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Windows news ticker - Thu, 2018-01-04 22:19

Tax increases not answer to housing problem
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
It is distressing to read that the Walla Walla County commissioners are considering one or another of two taxes to raise funds for a partial solution to the questionable problem of “lack of affordable housing.” Prone to look into the wrong end of the ...

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The Driving Forces Of Grain Growth And Densification During Sintering Evolution - Science Trends

Windows news ticker - Thu, 2018-01-04 16:55

The Driving Forces Of Grain Growth And Densification During Sintering Evolution
Science Trends
In ceramics, the problem is that depending on the composition, eliminating pores can be very difficult. This leads to major technological challenges that are still solved on a purely empirical basis. Theories dated of 1950's attempt to explain why this ...

Update your software today. Seriously. - CNNMoney

Windows news ticker - Thu, 2018-01-04 15:20

CNNMoney

Update your software today. Seriously.
CNNMoney
Intel says it is working with AMD and ARM to fix the problem, and many tech firms have already released -- or are about to release -- software updates to secure their devices. Microsoft has already released security updates for Windows users, and is ...
What's behind the Intel design flaw forcing numerous patches?Ars Technica
Meltdown and Spectre FAQ: How the critical CPU flaws affect PCs and MacsPCWorld
Google Online Security Blog: Today's CPU vulnerability: what you need to knowGoogle Security Blog
The Register -Intel Newsroom -LKML
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Microsoft Rolling Out Emergency Patches To Compensate For CPU Flaws - SegmentNext

Windows news ticker - Thu, 2018-01-04 14:53

SegmentNext

Microsoft Rolling Out Emergency Patches To Compensate For CPU Flaws
SegmentNext
We recently talked about the CPU flaws that we have become aware of and now that this has become common knowledge companies are working on providing fixes for the issue. Microsoft has started rolling out emergency patches to compensate for these CPU ...

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Apple: You need to do much better in 2018 - ZDNet

Windows news ticker - Thu, 2018-01-04 14:17

ZDNet

Apple: You need to do much better in 2018
ZDNet
See, the update that Apple pushed out to throttle older iPhones showing battery wear -- iOS 10.2.1, for those of you playing along at home -- was released as a response to reports that iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, and iPhone SE were shutting down randomly ...

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What's behind the Intel design flaw forcing numerous patches? - Ars Technica

Windows news ticker - Wed, 2018-01-03 17:46

Ars Technica

What's behind the Intel design flaw forcing numerous patches?
Ars Technica
Both Windows and Linux are receiving significant security updates that can, in the worst case, cause performance to drop by half, to defend against a problem that as yet hasn't been fully disclosed. Patches to the Linux kernel have been trickling in ...
Google Online Security Blog: Today's CPU vulnerability: what you need to knowGoogle Security Blog
Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesignThe Register
Intel Responds to Security Research Findings - Intel NewsroomIntel Newsroom

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Rockingham County Schools problem solves after malware takedown - Greensboro News & Record

Windows news ticker - Wed, 2018-01-03 17:06

Greensboro News & Record

Rockingham County Schools problem solves after malware takedown
Greensboro News & Record
EDEN — In Rockingham County Schools, students will go back to using paper for state tests while teachers and employees will use borrowed and spare computers as the district looks toward a permanent solution after last month's malware attack. The ...

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Windows PCs could get a big performance slowdown because of a flaw in Intel chips - Markets Insider

Windows news ticker - Wed, 2018-01-03 16:38

Markets Insider

Windows PCs could get a big performance slowdown because of a flaw in Intel chips
Markets Insider
It's a solvable problem, but the fix requires a rethinking in how kernels and processors interact. The proposed solution requires processors to do more work in terms of security and isolating bits of the kernel, meaning a likely hit to performance ...
Patch for critical bug in Intel CPUs could potentially slow down your PC [Update]TechRadar
What's behind the Intel design flaw forcing numerous patches?Ars Technica
Google Online Security Blog: Today's CPU vulnerability: what you need to knowGoogle Security Blog
Intel Newsroom -The Register -LKML
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Nuclear Agency Has The Hots For Solar Energy Windows - CleanTechnica

Windows news ticker - Wed, 2018-01-03 15:29

CleanTechnica

Nuclear Agency Has The Hots For Solar Energy Windows
CleanTechnica
Applying a layer of quantum dots to window glass sounds like an easy enough way to make a solar window, but there is a problem. Quantum dots tend to absorb some of the harvested energy instead of spitting it out. The LANL team basically tricked their ...

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Surface USB-C to HDMI adapter is pricey but works well for Windows Mixed Reality - Windows Central

Windows news ticker - Wed, 2018-01-03 14:02

Windows Central

Surface USB-C to HDMI adapter is pricey but works well for Windows Mixed Reality
Windows Central
The world is slowly shifting to an all USB Type-C world, and that port can handle everything from data to external displays. The Surface Book 2 finally got on board with this emerging technology dropping the DisplayPort from the previous generation ...

Office Q&A: Counting conditional unique values in Excel - TechRepublic (blog)

Windows news ticker - Wed, 2018-01-03 13:37

TechRepublic (blog)

Office Q&A: Counting conditional unique values in Excel
TechRepublic (blog)
You might not have such a complex problem, but there's a lot to learn here. Specifically, you'll learn how to create a unique list using an advanced filter—that's something almost all of us can use. You'll also learn about the COUNTIF() function and ...