Rather than expecting users to read and consent to overwhelming privacy policies, laws and tech can help give them real privacy choices (Geoffrey A. Fowler/Washington Post)

Geoffrey A. Fowler / Washington Post: Rather than expecting users to read and consent to overwhelming privacy policies, laws and tech can help give them real privacy choices  —  Let’s abolish reading privacy policies.  Here’s how we can use the law and technology to give us real privacy choices. Adminlinuxchatter.com/

Rather than expecting users to read and consent to overwhelming privacy policies, laws and tech can help give them real privacy choices (Geoffrey A. Fowler/Washington Post) Read More

AMD Kernel Driver Enabling Peer-To-Peer Multi-GPU Compute For Linux

A new patch series posted today by AMD is enabling peer-to-peer support within their AMDKFD kernel compute driver for allowing communication between multiple AMD GPUs over the PCIe bus without needing intermediate copies through system memory. In turn this should help with the multi-GPU compute performance for the Radeon ROCm stack… Adminlinuxchatter.com/

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Sources: Facebook is developing a “basic ads” product that doesn't rely on anonymized data from users and instead uses metrics like engagement and video views (Insider)

Insider: Sources: Facebook is developing a “basic ads” product that doesn’t rely on anonymized data from users and instead uses metrics like engagement and video views  —  – Meta’s Facebook is early in developing a “basic ads” product as privacy changes limit its targeting abilities. Adminlinuxchatter.com/

Sources: Facebook is developing a “basic ads” product that doesn't rely on anonymized data from users and instead uses metrics like engagement and video views (Insider) Read More

A report highlights security risks in Meeting Owl, a videoconference device used by governments and colleges, including exposure of its Pro users' data (Dan Goodin/Ars Technica)

Dan Goodin / Ars Technica: A report highlights security risks in Meeting Owl, a videoconference device used by governments and colleges, including exposure of its Pro users’ data  —  No patch yet for easy-to-hack access point that leaks data and exposes networks to hacks.  —  The Meeting Owl Pro is a videoconference device … Adminlinuxchatter.com/

A report highlights security risks in Meeting Owl, a videoconference device used by governments and colleges, including exposure of its Pro users' data (Dan Goodin/Ars Technica) Read More

GM's Cruise secures a permit to charge fares for its driverless robotaxi service in San Francisco, which will operate from 10PM to 6AM on select streets (Rebecca Bellan/TechCrunch)

Rebecca Bellan / TechCrunch: GM’s Cruise secures a permit to charge fares for its driverless robotaxi service in San Francisco, which will operate from 10PM to 6AM on select streets  —  Cruise, the autonomous vehicle unit of General Motors, has finally been given the green light to start charging fares for its driverless robotaxi service in San Francisco. Adminlinuxchatter.com/

GM's Cruise secures a permit to charge fares for its driverless robotaxi service in San Francisco, which will operate from 10PM to 6AM on select streets (Rebecca Bellan/TechCrunch) Read More

Atlassian warns users to restrict internet access to its Confluence software, or disable it, in light of an unpatched critical RCE flaw actively under attack (Simon Sharwood/The Register)

Simon Sharwood / The Register: Atlassian warns users to restrict internet access to its Confluence software, or disable it, in light of an unpatched critical RCE flaw actively under attack  —  CISA’s suggested action is to take the thing offline until it can be fixed, Atlassian has added a possible defence Adminlinuxchatter.com/

Atlassian warns users to restrict internet access to its Confluence software, or disable it, in light of an unpatched critical RCE flaw actively under attack (Simon Sharwood/The Register) Read More

Chainguard, which helps secure software supply chains, raises a $50M Series A led by Sequoia Capital and launches its first set of container base images (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch: Chainguard, which helps secure software supply chains, raises a $50M Series A led by Sequoia Capital and launches its first set of container base images  —  Chainguard, a startup that focuses on securing software supply chains, announced today that it has raised a $50 million Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital. Adminlinuxchatter.com/

Chainguard, which helps secure software supply chains, raises a $50M Series A led by Sequoia Capital and launches its first set of container base images (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch) Read More

Coreboot 4.17 Brings New Motherboards, AMD PSB, Doom Game Ported To Run As A Payload

Coreboot developers are releasing Coreboot 4.17 today with various new motherboards supported, support for GRUB2 atop SeaBIOS as a payload, and various low-level code improvements too. Plus Coreboot 4.17 brings the “coreDOOM” payload — yes, it’s possible to get the game Doom running atop this system firmware. There is also AMD Platform Secure Boot (PSB) support introduced to Coreboot too… Adminlinuxchatter.com/

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Managed cybersecurity and intelligence services provider ReliaQuest to acquire Digital Shadows, which offers threat intelligence services, for $160M (Duncan Riley/SiliconANGLE)

Duncan Riley / SiliconANGLE: Managed cybersecurity and intelligence services provider ReliaQuest to acquire Digital Shadows, which offers threat intelligence services, for $160M  —  Security platform company ReliaQuest LLC today announced a deal to acquire threat intelligence startup Digital Shadows Ltd. for $160 million. Adminlinuxchatter.com/

Managed cybersecurity and intelligence services provider ReliaQuest to acquire Digital Shadows, which offers threat intelligence services, for $160M (Duncan Riley/SiliconANGLE) Read More