Security Firm Kaspersky, Which Has Been Accused by US of Working With Russian Spies, Helped Catch an Alleged NSA Data Thief

An anonymous reader shares a report: The 2016 arrest of a former National Security Agency contractor charged with a massive theft of classified data began with an unlikely source: a tip from a Russian cybersecurity firm that the U.S. government has called a threat to the country. Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab turned Harold T. Martin III in to the NSA after receiving strange Twitter messages in 2016 from an account linked…

January 9, 2019
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BrandPost: New Data Center Challenges Demand New Strategies

Brian Schwarz serves as a Vice President of Product Management at Pure Storage focusing on the FlashBlade product line. Prior to joining Pure in 2014, he spent six years at Cisco Systems building the Unified Computing System offering. The deluge of data from sensors and devices, combined with AI and other applications that consume big data, is putting extreme pressure on data center infrastructure. IDG recently sat down with Brian Schwarz,…

January 9, 2019
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AMD Announces Radeon VII, Its Next-Generation $699 Graphics Card

An anonymous reader shares a report: AMD has been lagging behind Nvidia for years in the high-end gaming graphics card race, to the point that it’s primarily been pushing bang-for-the-buck cards like the RX 580 instead. But at CES, the company says it has a GPU that’s competitive with Nvidia’s RTX 2080. It’s called the Radeon VII (“Seven”), and it uses the company’s first 7nm graphics chip that we’d seen…

January 9, 2019
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