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  • Tougher Huawei restrictions have stalled after the Pentagon objects, sources say

    01/27/2020 10:46:10 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | January 26, 2020 | Ana Swanson, The New York Times
    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has temporarily shelved a proposed rule change that would further restrict American sales to Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant, after some officials in the Defense Department and other agencies argued that the measure, which was intended to protect national security, could actually undermine it, according to people familiar with the matter. The rule change, which multiple government agencies were reviewing, would close a loophole that allowed technology companies like Intel and Micron to continue shipping chips, software and other products to Huawei despite a ban that prevented the Chinese company from buying some American products....
  • Intel Shares Pop After Earnings, 2020 Guidance Impress (High Tech Bellwether Crushes It!)

    01/23/2020 1:42:50 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 14 replies
    The Street ^ | 01/23/2020 | Jacob Sonenshine
    Intel shares rose after the chipmaker's earnings easily cleared Wall Street expectations and management guided for a much stronger 2020 than analysts anticipated. The stock rose 6.73% to $67.58 a share in postmarket trading Thursday, after having risen 0.94 % in regular trading hours. Earnings per share for the December quarter grew 19% year-over-year to an adjusted $1.52, beating Wall Street estimates of $1.25. --snip-- Management guided for full year 2020 revenue of $73.5 billion, better than analysts estimates of $72.4 billion.
  • In first, Turkey leader’s hostility noted as ‘challenge’ in annual intel report

    01/16/2020 2:00:38 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 1 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 14 January 2020, 8:42 pm Updated: 15 January 2020, 2:57 pm | JUDAH ARI GROSS
    Turkish president seen as pushing increasingly aggressive stance in the region, threatening Israel’s maritime interests. Despite officially maintaining diplomatic ties with the country, Israel’s military has added Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s aggressive policies in the region to its list of “challenges” in an annual assessment for the coming year, The Times of Israel learned Tuesday. This is the first time Military Intelligence has included the policies of the Turkish leader on this report. Relations between Israel and Turkey have been increasingly strained under Erdogan, who routinely speaks out against the Jewish state and allegedly allows Palestinian terror groups to...
  • Homeland Security will share citizenship records with Census Bureau

    01/06/2020 2:10:32 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 23 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Jan 6, 2020
    The Department of Homeland Security is agreeing to share citizenship information with the U.S. Census Bureau as part of President Trump’s order to collect data on who is a citizen following the Supreme Court’s rejection of a citizenship question on the 2020 census form.
  • Researchers close in on new nonvolatile memory [Faster, Cheaper]

    12/26/2019 10:01:52 AM PST · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    Phys.Org ^ | December 17, 2019 | by Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
    Members of the research team that conducted the experiment, standing in front of the high-energy X-ray photoemission spectroscopy setup at the PETRA III synchrotron in Hamburg, Germany. Left to right: Andrei Gloskovskii, Yury Matveyev, Dmitry Negrov, Vitalii Mikheev, and Andrei Zenkevich. Credit: Andrei Zenkevich/MIPT ==================================================================== Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, along with their colleagues from Germany and the U.S., have achieved a breakthrough in nonvolatile memory devices. The team came up with a unique method for measuring the electric potential distribution across a ferroelectric capacitor, which could lead to the creation of memory orders of magnitude...
  • China No Longer Needs US Parts in its Phones

    12/02/2019 2:15:29 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Mish Talk, Global Economic Trend Analysis ^ | 12/02/2019 | Mike Shedlock
    China was once very dependent on US chips for its phones. The latest Chinese phones have no US parts. The Wall Street Journal reports Huawei Manages to Make Smartphones Without American Chips. American tech companies are getting the go-ahead to resume business with Chinese smartphone giant Huawei Technologies Co., but it may be too late: It is now building smartphones without U.S. chips. Huawei’s latest phone, which it unveiled in September—the Mate 30 with a curved display and wide-angle cameras that competes with Apple Inc.’s iPhone 11—contained no U.S. parts, according to an analysis by UBS and Fomalhaut Techno Solutions,...
  • Intel says Qualcomm tactics forced it out of modem chip market

    11/29/2019 9:45:13 AM PST · by Swordmaker · 34 replies
    Yahoo! Finance — Reuters ^ | November 29, 2019 | By Stephen Nellis
    (Reuters) - Intel Corp sold its smartphone modem chip business to Apple Inc at “a multi-billion dollar loss,” the U.S. chipmaker said in a court filing on Friday, alleging that rival Qualcomm Inc forced it out of the market. Intel made the claims in a brief filed with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, where Qualcomm is seeking to overturn a sweeping antitrust decision against it after losing a lawsuit by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. Intel, whose executives testified at the trial, argued on Friday that the ruling should stand. Appeal proceedings are expected to begin in January....
  • AMD Introduces World’s Fastest High-End Desktop Processors With 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper Family

    11/08/2019 8:53:51 AM PST · by fireman15 · 55 replies
    AMD Press Release ^ | November 7, 2019 | Sophia Hong
    Today, AMD announced the upcoming availability of powerful new additions to its high-end desktop processor family that deliver groundbreaking performance for creators, developers, and enthusiasts. Built to deliver leadership performance1,3 for the most demanding desktop and content creation workloads, the 24-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and the 32-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X processors will be available worldwide November 25, 2019.
  • The FBI Is Lucky to Have William Barr

    10/08/2019 6:18:00 AM PDT · by karpov · 37 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 7, 2019 | Thomas J. Baker
    ... The current opposition to Mr. Barr centers on his effort to learn the predicate—if there was one—for the unprecedented investigation into a U.S. presidential campaign. Messrs. Comey and Brennan have repeatedly and publicly questioned Mr. Barr’s motives. They and their media allies warn that declassifying documents from the inquiry would set a dangerous precedent. Mr. Barr shows no signs of backing down. He is also looking at the culture of political correctness that has caused the FBI and other agencies to slink away from a frank discussion of the Islamist threat. This has gone far beyond the knee-jerk PC...
  • There's been a pattern of intel leaks claiming to have high-level Russian sources

    09/09/2019 11:29:59 AM PDT · by CreviceTool · 5 replies
    Twitter - Thread Reader ^ | September 9, 2019 | Aaron Mate
    There's been a pattern of intel leaks claiming to have high-level Russian sources followed by other intel leaks voicing concern that those sources are being exposed. It's fishy. Also fishy: this claim that Trump revealed secret intel to Russian visitors. It was already public. Examples: WP reported in June 2017 of "sourcing deep inside the Russian government" -- so deep that it purportedly "captured Putin’s specific instructions" to launch a pro-Trump influence campaign. (NSA & other intel officials later questioned this claim).
  • Exclusive–Hilarie Gamm: Amazon, Google Reap 15 Percent Discount to Hire Foreigners over American...

    09/01/2019 6:34:20 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Sep 2019 | John Binder
    FULL TITLE: Exclusive–Hilarie Gamm: Amazon, Google Reap 15 Percent Discount to Hire Foreigners over American Graduates The federal government is helping giant multinational corporations such as Amazon and Google to reap a 15 percent discount every time foreign workers are hired over American college graduates, says Hilarie Gamm, author of Billions Lost: The American Tech Crisis and The Road Map to Change and co-founder of the American Workers Coalition. During an exclusive interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Tonight, Gamm explained how the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program provides a tax incentive, and thus a subsidy paid for by U.S. taxpayers, for corporations to...
  • Apple confirms $1 billion acquisition of Intel’s smartphone modem business

    07/26/2019 10:47:43 AM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 12 replies
    9 to 5 Mac ^ | July 25, 2019 | Chance Miller
    Apple today has confirmed that it will acquire Intel’s smartphone modem business in a transaction valued at $1 billion. The deal is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2019 and is subject to regulatory approval. Through this acquisition, Apple will beef up its wireless technology patent portfolio to over 17,000 patents. Apple also says that approximately 2,200 Intel employees will join Apple, as will Intel’s equipment and leases that pertain to the smartphone modem business. Apple and Intel have signed an agreement for Apple to acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business. Approximately 2,200 Intel employees will...
  • Q Anon: 07/10/19 Trust Trump's Plan

    07/10/2019 11:43:26 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 1,615 replies
    qmap.pub ^ | 07/10/19 | FReepers, vanity
    Q is the result of the sacrifices and commitment of countless patriots to win back our captured country from the Deep State and achieve the transformation President Trump promised in this campaign video. President Trump has said the awakening of the public is key to this transformation. Q describes this transformation as follows: "The Great Awakening ('Freedom of Thought’), was designed and created not only as a backchannel to the public (away from the longstanding ‘mind’ control of the corrupt & heavily biased media) to endure future events through transparency and regeneration of individual thought (breaking the chains of...
  • U.S. Tech Companies Sidestep a Trump Ban, to Keep Selling to Huawei

    06/26/2019 6:01:45 AM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 10 replies
    NYT ^ | June 25, 2019 | Paul Mozur and Cecilia Kang
    SHANGHAI — United States chip makers are still selling millions of dollars of products to Huawei despite a Trump administration ban on the sale of American technology to the Chinese telecommunications giant, according to four people with knowledge of the sales. Industry leaders including Intel and Micron have found ways to avoid labeling goods as American-made, said the people, who spoke on the condition they not be named because they were not authorized to disclose the sales. Goods produced by American companies overseas are not always considered American-made. The components began to flow to Huawei about three weeks ago, the...
  • When will new computer processors be made without critical vulnerabilities?

    06/05/2019 10:14:48 AM PDT · by killermosquito · 40 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 6/5/2019 | killermosquito
    Meltdown, Spectre, Foreshadow, and ZombieLoad are critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. I need a new computer. How long do I have to wait until a new processor will be available that is designed without those problems? Or am I going to have to go ahead and buy and live with the patches that reportedly cripple performance?
  • Huawei: China's State Hackers 'Rigging 5G Tests' Against Nokia And Ericsson

    06/02/2019 12:23:37 AM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 9 replies
    Forbes ^ | 6/1/2019 | Zak Doffman C
    Now, a story in the Sunday Telegraph is just the latest to pose serious questions. The newspaper reports that China has been "rigging" 5G equipment testing to discredit Huawei's rivals, including Nokia and Ericsson. According to government and industry sources, "Beijing is feeding secret details of security vulnerabilities" to the testers to tip the balance in Huawei's favor. The testing encompasses "hacking techniques used to check for weak spots... vulnerabilities discovered by China’s secret state hackers have been passed to the 5G testers to ensure Nokia and Ericsson’s equipment is found to be insecure." Huawei's security issues have always been...
  • China state TV carries Daily Show spot on Huawei lead in 5G (Daily Show used as Anti-US Propaganda)

    05/27/2019 7:56:58 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 16 replies
    AP ^ | 05 27 2019 | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN
    China has deployed an unlikely voice in its trade war with the U.S.: Trevor Noah of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. A brief clip from the comedian’s “If You Don’t Know, Now You Know” segment on Chinese equipment maker Huawei’s dominance in next-generation 5G mobile technology ran on state broadcaster CCTV’s national lunchtime news on Monday. It was part of a barrage of stories and commentaries attacking the U.S. stance in the standoff between the world’s two largest economies. Washington says Huawei, the leading supplier of telecom gear and No. 2 smartphone maker, is a security threat and is obliged...
  • ZombieLoad attack lets hackers steal data from Intel chips

    05/14/2019 8:33:43 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    The Verge ^ | May 14, 2019, 5:11pm EDT | By Jacob Kastrenakes
    A newly discovered security flaw in Intel processors allows attackers to steal any data that’s been recently accessed by the processor. That even holds true on cloud servers, which could allow an attacker to steal information from other virtual machines running on the same PC. The flaw affects almost every Intel chip since 2011, according to TechCrunch. Wired reports that Apple and Google have already issued updates, while Microsoft announced the availability of updates today. Attackers have to be able to run code on a machine in order to take advantage of ZombieLoad, so this isn’t a flaw everyone is...
  • Thanks, Obama! Jan Brewer's Book Rockets to Bestseller After President's Tarmac Tantrum

    01/27/2012 1:16:45 PM PST · by montag813 · 7 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 01-27-2012 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With ArizonaBarack Obama's Tantrum-on-the-Tarmac in Phoenix Wednesday has given an unprecedented boost to the memoir of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer. In the 48 hours since Obama confronted Brewer over her depiction of their July 2010 Oval Office meeting - turning his back and walking away from her as she was still talking - her book, Scorpions for Breakfast, has exploded up the charts on Amazon.com. SWA staffers took a screenshot of the book's rank of #344,761 an hour after the confrontation, and noticed that it had exploded to a stunning #26 by Friday morning: an increase of...
  • House Intelligence Committee Republicans Ask Adam Schiff to Step Down as Chairman

    03/28/2019 8:27:57 AM PDT · by malach · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03.28.19 | Kristina Wong
    House Intelligence Committee Republicans unveiled during a hearing on Thursday a letter signed by all Republicans on the committee asking Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) to step down as chairman. Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) announced the letter during the hearing, which is the first since Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation ended, finding that President Trump’s campaign did not collude with Russia.