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Spain arrests accused Russian spammer at US request

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A Russian man long connected with sending spam emails has been arrested and is being held in Spain, with a law enforcement source contracting news reports saying he was involved with a computer virus linked to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent election victory. The arrest of Piotr Levashov at the Barcelona airport on Friday was not tied to Russian interference ... Read More »

Microsoft acquires Deis to boost its Kubernetes chops

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Microsoft is acquiring Deis, a company that makes tools to work with the Kubernetes open-source container orchestration system. The deal, announced Monday, marks Microsoft’s continued interest in container orchestration. Deis creates tools that aim to simplify the development of modern, containerized applications. Containers allow developers to write an application for an isolated, portable runtime that is supposed to be easily ... Read More »

PCWorld’s April Digital Edition: Ryzen Review—AMD is Back

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Stay on top of the latest tech with PCWorld’s Digital Edition. Available as single copies or as a yearlong subscription, it highlights the best content from PCWorld.com—the most important news, the key product reviews, and the most useful features and how-to stories—in a curated Digital Edition for Android and iOS, as well for the desktop and other tablet readers. In ... Read More »

Foxconn said to offer $27B for Toshiba’s memory chip business

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Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer best known as the maker of iPhones and iPads for Apple, is said to be preparing a $27 billion bid to acquire Toshiba’s computer chip assets. Toshiba is most commonly recognized for making NAND flash and memory chips, with all of its factories in Japan. However, chip manufacturing in Japan has slipped as rivals in South ... Read More »

US FCC kills plan to allow mobile phone conversations on flights

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Imagine a fellow airplane passenger sitting next to you and yelling into his mobile phone for six hours during a cross-country flight. If simply thinking about that scenario gives you a headache, you’re not alone. On Monday, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission killed a plan to allow mobile phone calls during commercial airline flights. Since 2013, the FCC and the Federal ... Read More »

AMD to cut wires from VR headsets with Nitero acquisition

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In AMD’s world, a virtual reality headset that wires you to a PC isn’t fun. So the chip company has acquired Nitero, which provides technology for VR headsets to be wirelessly connected to PCs or mobile devices. Nitero’s technology will help device makers build VR headsets that wirelessly connect to devices in the multi-gigabit throughput range, according to AMD. [ ... Read More »

Latest Shadow Brokers exploit dump poses little threat

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A group of hackers that has been trying to sell exploits and malware allegedly used by the U.S. National Security Agency decided to make the data available for free over the weekend. The security community was expecting the password-encrypted archive that the Shadow Brokers group unlocked Saturday to contain previously unknown and unpatched exploits — known in the industry as ... Read More »