CHIPS Act Passes Congress to Boost US Semiconductor Manufacturing

“There’s a really deep connection between the chip industry and the U.S. defense industry,” said Chris Miller, an assistant professor at Tufts University and the author of Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology, an upcoming release. book about the race. between the US and China to dominate chips. “Both countries are … Read more

A look at the recent rise of protestware, where developers deliberately sabotage their own software libraries as a means of protesting a cause they believe in (Ax Sharma/TheTechWarrior)

Ax Sharma / TheTechWarrior: A look at the recent rise of protestware, where developers deliberately sabotage their own software libraries as a means of protesting a cause they believe in— If fighting attacks and hijacks of legitimate software on open source registries like npm weren’t challenging enough…

Crypto Crackdown: SEC And Treasury Reportedly Investigating Exchanges

Volatility aside, crypto has perhaps been best known for lawlessness over the past decade. Mysterious cryptocurrency founders have disappeared after making millions from the initial coin offerings, while hackers and scammers have sought refuge in a financial Wild West powered by the blockchain. The US government is working to change that, as evidenced by two … Read more

What extreme heat waves tell us about the dangers of climate change

Scientists have simply had too little time with a climate system warmed by human activity to determine the answers to such questions. “There is a lot of uncertainty when it comes to these unprecedented and record-breaking events,” Flavio Lehner, assistant professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell, said in an email. “You can’t say … Read more

HR automation platform Omni aims to be the ‘tap of Southeast Asia’ – TheTechWarrior

Omni wants to be the human resources platform to rule them all, or at least all HR-related tasks. The software enables HR teams to digitize employee records, automate administrative tasks such as employee onboarding and leave management, and integrate employee data from different systems. Based in Singapore, it currently operates there and in Indonesia, and … Read more

How to safely lend your phone to someone else?

From the cousin who wants to game for a few minutes, to the friend who wants to see your holiday snaps, to the stranger who needs to call, there will be people who will want to borrow your phone. That’s quite a privacy and security risk when you think about everything your phone gives you … Read more

How Apple, Amazon and Google are trying to secure live sports streaming rights and convince leagues to move away from traditional TV and cable networks (New York Times)

New York Times: How Apple, Amazon and Google are trying to secure live sports streaming rights and try to convince leagues to switch from traditional TV and cable networks— Competing for rights to broadcast games from the NFL and other leagues can be difficult for broadcast and cable companies that “don’t play by the same … Read more

Marvel Reveals MCU Phase 5 Schedule, Gives Phase 6 Details

The next two years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe were fully revealed at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, with some tantalizing hints at what lies behind it. Phase 5 of the MCU will begin with Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania on February 17, 2023. It will be followed by the Disney Plus series Secret Invasion … Read more