Google releases a Chrome update for Windows to address a high-severity zero-day vulnerability exploited in the wild, its fourth Chrome zero-day patch in 2022 (Sergiu Gatlan/BleepingComputer)

Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer: Google releases a Chrome update for Windows to address a high-severity zero-day vulnerability exploited in the wild, its fourth Chrome zero-day patch in 2022  —  Google has released Chrome 103.0.5060.114 for Windows users to address a high-severity zero-day vulnerability exploited by attackers in the wild …

Google releases a Chrome update for Windows to address a high-severity zero-day vulnerability exploited in the wild, its fourth Chrome zero-day patch in 2022 (Sergiu Gatlan/BleepingComputer) Read More

After demand for laptops and other gadgets surged during the pandemic, executives at Intel, Nvidia, Micron, and others suggest demand is weakening (Asa Fitch/Wall Street Journal)

Asa Fitch / Wall Street Journal: After demand for laptops and other gadgets surged during the pandemic, executives at Intel, Nvidia, Micron, and others suggest demand is weakening  —  Intel and Nvidia are among the semiconductor makers warning of rockier times ahead after two years of surging demand

After demand for laptops and other gadgets surged during the pandemic, executives at Intel, Nvidia, Micron, and others suggest demand is weakening (Asa Fitch/Wall Street Journal) Read More

Crypto lender Vauld says it is pausing all withdrawals, trading, and deposits and is exploring restructuring, after customers withdrew $197.7M+ since June 12 (Manish Singh/TechCrunch)

Manish Singh / TechCrunch: Crypto lender Vauld says it is pausing all withdrawals, trading, and deposits and is exploring restructuring, after customers withdrew $197.7M+ since June 12  —  Vauld, a Singapore-headquartered crypto lending and exchange startup, has suspended withdrawals, trading and deposits …

Crypto lender Vauld says it is pausing all withdrawals, trading, and deposits and is exploring restructuring, after customers withdrew $197.7M+ since June 12 (Manish Singh/TechCrunch) Read More

(PR) Suppliers More Willing to Acquiesce on Price, 3Q22 DRAM Pricing Decline Expands to Nearly 10%, Says TrendForce

According to the latest TrendForce research, despite the rapid weakening of overall consumer demand in 1H22, DRAM manufacturers previously presented a tough stance on price negotiations and gave little ground, steadily conveying inventory pressure from buyers to sellers. Facing uncertain peak-season demand in 2H22, some DRAM suppliers have begun effectively expressing clear intentions to cut prices, especially in the server field, where demand is relatively stable, in order to reduce inventory pressure. This situation will cause 3Q22 DRAM pricing to …

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Chinese photo editing app Meitu reports a $45.6M crypto-related impairment in H1; stock drops 8.7% in HK after saying it expects impairments to triple from 2021 (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Chinese photo editing app Meitu reports a $45.6M crypto-related impairment in H1; stock drops 8.7% in HK after saying it expects impairments to triple from 2021  —  Shares of Meitu Inc. extended their decline into a fourth day after the beauty-app developer disclosed that it expects …

Chinese photo editing app Meitu reports a $45.6M crypto-related impairment in H1; stock drops 8.7% in HK after saying it expects impairments to triple from 2021 (Bloomberg) Read More

Chevrolet's first NFT auction, an original artwork accompanied by a unique green 2023 Corvette Z06, received zero bids, as the price of ether fluctuated wildly (Keith Cornett/CorvetteBlogger.com)

Keith Cornett / CorvetteBlogger.com: Chevrolet’s first NFT auction, an original artwork accompanied by a unique green 2023 Corvette Z06, received zero bids, as the price of ether fluctuated wildly  —  Sometimes what might have been a great idea when it was proposed months ago can turn out to be a dud.

Chevrolet's first NFT auction, an original artwork accompanied by a unique green 2023 Corvette Z06, received zero bids, as the price of ether fluctuated wildly (Keith Cornett/CorvetteBlogger.com) Read More

MicroStrategy's bitcoin holdings dropped 58% from ~$5.9B at the end of Q1 2022 to ~$2.45B at the end of Q2 2022; its stock is down 70.13% year to date (Immanual John Milton/Bloomberg)

Immanual John Milton / Bloomberg: MicroStrategy’s bitcoin holdings dropped 58% from ~$5.9B at the end of Q1 2022 to ~$2.45B at the end of Q2 2022; its stock is down 70.13% year to date  —  When MicroStrategy Inc. began buying Bitcoin in bulk in the summer of 2020, CEO Michael Saylor said it was because inflation would make cash worthless.

MicroStrategy's bitcoin holdings dropped 58% from ~$5.9B at the end of Q1 2022 to ~$2.45B at the end of Q2 2022; its stock is down 70.13% year to date (Immanual John Milton/Bloomberg) Read More

URCDKeys Independence Day Sale: Genuine Software at Incredible Prices

URCDKeys is here to liberate you from price-gouging by OEMs or yearly Office 365 subscriptions this Independence Day. Get Genuine Windows 10 Pro at just $13, or Windows 11 Pro at $19.79, letting you free up more of your PC building budget toward hardware. Gear up for productivity on your terms, with Genuine Office 2021 Professional Plus lifetime-valid at just $55.98, or the fairly capable Office 2016 Professional Plus at $25.73. Combine the two to save big. Happy Independence Day! …

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In a forum post, an unidentified hacker claims to have stolen 23TB of data on up to 1B Chinese residents after breaching a Shanghai police database (Sarah Zheng/Bloomberg)

Sarah Zheng / Bloomberg: In a forum post, an unidentified hacker claims to have stolen 23TB of data on up to 1B Chinese residents after breaching a Shanghai police database  —  Unknown hackers claimed to have stolen data on as many as a billion Chinese residents after breaching a Shanghai police database …

In a forum post, an unidentified hacker claims to have stolen 23TB of data on up to 1B Chinese residents after breaching a Shanghai police database (Sarah Zheng/Bloomberg) Read More

Ubuntu's Chromium Snap Finally Seeing Progress On Supporting VA-API GPU Acceleration

Those making use of Ubuntu’s Chromium Snap for running the Google open-source web browser have been without VA-API support for GPU-based video acceleration within this sandboxed app. Fortunately, it looks like that will soon be crossed off the list for ensuring Ubuntu users can enjoy VA-API acceleration for lowering CPU resources and better power efficiency on Intel graphics and other Mesa Gallium3D drivers supporting VA-API…

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