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25% of NHS trusts have zilch, zip, zero staff who are versed in security

The Register - December 11, 2018 - 8:16pm
Not like there's been a major incident recently to kick them into gear or anything

A quarter of NHS trusts in the UK responding to a Freedom of Information request have no staff with security qualifications, despite some employing up to 16,000 people.…

OnePlus: Our first 5G phone won't bring in the big bucks - CNET - News - December 11, 2018 - 8:00pm
The phone, which is not the OnePlus 7, should arrive by the end of May.

Best mobile games of 2018 - CNET - News - December 11, 2018 - 8:00pm
Looking for a new game to play on your phone or tablet? Here are our picks of the best mobile games.

Audit: No Chinese surveillance implants in Supermicro boards found

Ars Technica - December 11, 2018 - 7:58pm

Enlarge / A letter posted by Supermicro executives today announcing that an audit had found no evidence of claims of espionage implants in the company's servers, part of a campaign by the company to counter a report by Bloomberg in October.

In a letter to customers issued December 11, Supermicro President and CEO Charles Liang and other top executives announced that an audit conducted by an outside investigating team had found no evidence of any malicious hardware incorporated into motherboards currently or previously manufactured by the company. The letter is the latest rebuttal to Bloomberg reports in October that claimed tiny chips that provided a backdoor for China's intelligence agencies had been integrated into boards provided to major Internet and cloud providers—a report also refuted by the companies the report claimed were targeted.

"After a thorough examination and a range of functional tests, the investigative firm found absolutely no evidence of malicious hardware on our motherboards," the letter signed by Liang, Supermicro Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer David Weigland, and Senior VP and Chief Product Officer Raju Penumatcha stated. "These findings were no surprise to us... We appreciate the industry support regarding this matter from many of our customers, like Apple and AWS. We are also grateful for numerous senior government officials, including representatives of the Department of Homeland Security, the director of National Intelligence, and the director of the FBI, who early on appropriately questioned the truth of the media reports."

Reuters' Joseph Menn reported that the audit was apparently undertaken by Nardello & Co, a global investigative firm founded by former US federal prosecutor Daniel Nardello. According to Reuters' source, the firm examined sample motherboards that Supermicro had sold to Apple and Amazon, as well as software and design files for products. No malicious hardware was found in the audit, and no beacons or other network transmissions that would be indicative of a backdoor were detected in testing.

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Verizon takes $4.6 billion write-down on Oath - CNET - News - December 11, 2018 - 7:57pm
The wireless carrier says its media division, which includes AOL and Yahoo, is less valuable than previously thought.

2020 BMW Z4 M40i’s $65,690 base price leaked - Roadshow - News - December 11, 2018 - 7:53pm
Now to begin guessing how much the Toyota Supra will cost.

Net neutrality bill 38 votes short in Congress, and time has almost run out

Ars Technica - December 11, 2018 - 7:47pm

Enlarge / The dome of the United State Capitol Building in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Phil Roeder)

Legislation to restore net neutrality rules now has 180 supporters in the US House of Representatives, but that's 38 votes short of the amount needed before the end of the month.

The Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution, already approved by the Senate, would reverse the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality rules. But 218 signatures from US representatives (a majority) are needed to force a full vote in the House before Congress adjourns at the end of the year.

Net neutrality advocates previously said they needed 218 signatures by December 10 to force a vote. But an extension of Congress' session provided a little more time.

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Diversity isn't a priority for investors, report finds - CNET - News - December 11, 2018 - 7:44pm
A Morgan Stanley report shows that investors don't see a funding gap for businesses owned by women and minorities, but the money doesn't add up.

Klipsch R5 Wireless targets the fitness buffs - CNET - Reviews - December 11, 2018 - 7:42pm
These Bluetooth in-ear headphones will resist sweat, moisture and rain as you get your workout.

Super Micro says no evidence of spy chips found in its hardware - CNET - News - December 11, 2018 - 7:32pm
The company ordered a third-party investigation after a report stated Chinese surveillance chips had been inserted into its motherboards.

What’s eating this 400-year-old painting? A whole ecosystem of microbes

Ars Technica - December 11, 2018 - 7:31pm

Enlarge / The middle image shows the painting as it now appears, with close-ups of four centuries of damage and wear on the right. The asterisks mark the locations of Caselli and her colleagues' samples. (credit: CC BY license, with permission from )

A new study describes the complex ecosystems of bacteria and fungi that live and feast on a 17th-century painting—and how other species of bacteria may one day help art conservators fight back.

If you could zoom in for a microscopic look at an oil painting on canvas, you would see many thin, overlapping layers of pigments—powdered bits of insects, plants, or minerals—held together with oils or glue made from animal collagens. Many of those pigments and binding materials are surprisingly edible to bacteria and fungi. Each patch of color and each layer of paint and varnish in an oil painting offers a different microbial habitat. So when you look at a painting, you’re not just looking at a work of art; you’re looking at a whole ecosystem.

Microbes’ artistic taste

To better understand these microscopic art vandals, University of Ferrara microbiologist Elisabetta Caselli and her colleagues turned to a Renaissance painting called “Incoronazione della Virgine,” by painter Carlo Bononi. The painting once adorned the ceiling of the Basilica of Santa Maria in Vado, Italy. When an earthquake damaged the church in 2012, staff took down the 2.8 meter (9.18 foot) round canvas from where it had hung since 1620 and leaned it against the wall in an inner niche of the church.

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Netflix ranks its 2018 original content with watch data and Instagram - CNET - News - December 11, 2018 - 7:26pm
Rom-coms and the actors starring in them dominate Netflix's data.

Google CEO denies search launch in China, commits to transparency - CNET - News - December 11, 2018 - 7:17pm
Sundar Pichai does leave the open door to returning to China someday.

James Bond has a 'severe chronic alcohol problem,' science says - CNET - News - December 11, 2018 - 7:05pm
An analysis of all 007's films finds Bond should seek help. And not from Q, but another kind of professional.

Big screens and high-end features could boost phone shipments in 2019 - CNET - News - December 11, 2018 - 7:01pm
There could be some growth in the future for smartphones, says an IDC report.

The 50 best iPhone games - CNET - News - December 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
If you're all about the iPhone, these are some of the best games you can play.

Salesforce has named a chief ethics officer and yes, the job description is appropriately woolly

The Register - December 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
What's she going to do? 'Engage' with people

Mega-bucks CRM titan Salesforce has appointed a loftily titled "chief ethical and humane use officer" to counteract the problems of being a tech giant in 2019.…

Google CEO: 'We can do better' on explaining privacy controls to users - CNET - News - December 11, 2018 - 6:42pm
Privacy came up a lot during Sundar Pichai's testimony to Congress.

Getting Vulcan up to speed: Part one of our interview with Tory Bruno

Ars Technica - December 11, 2018 - 6:35pm

Enlarge / NASA Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen, left, and President and CEO for United Launch Alliance Tory Bruno shake hands after viewing the ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket with NASA's Parker Solar Probe in August. (credit: NASA)

After a long career in the development of space and missile programs, Salvatore T. "Tory" Bruno was named chief executive of United Launch Alliance in August 2014. In this new position, Bruno has faced enormous challenges.

Over the last half-decade, SpaceX has emerged as a viable competitor, begun to fly its Falcon 9 rocket more frequently, and competed successfully for lucrative military launch contracts. Meanwhile, ULA faced a mandate from the US government to end its reliance on the Russian-made RD-180 engine for its workhorse rocket, the Atlas V booster.

In response to these challenges, Bruno has sought to cut costs (through layoffs and other restructuring) and increase the commercial competitiveness of ULA, while also developing the brand-new Vulcan rocket with US-made components at the same time. Bruno also must answer to two demanding parents, Boeing and Lockheed Martin, each of which own 50 percent of his company and have competing aerospace interests. A little more than four years on the job, Bruno appears to be making progress. Most notably, the company recently won a $967 million contract from the US Air Force to complete development of the Vulcan rocket, which ULA says will be ready to fly by 2021.

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