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A recent glitch in the desktop Google Drive app caused some files to disappear from users' cloud storage containers. It's been a few weeks of Google asking for patience, but it has now released a fix. Assuming affected individuals followed Google's recommendations, it should be possible to restore the missing files now. This issue first Read more...
At its Advancing AI event that just concluded, AMD disclosed a myriad of additional details regarding its next-gen Instinct MI300 data center accelerators. It also discussed the company’s momentum as it relates to AI hardware, software, and partner engagements. AMD has previously shown off its Instinct MI300A... Read more...
Saving your files in the cloud affords a number of benefits, not least among them reliability. Why worry about hard drive failures when Google can keep copies of your files on multiple servers? That's all well and good in theory, but Google Drive has encountered a problem. In recent days, Drive users have reported... Read more...
WhatsApp is one of the most popular communication platforms in the world, and it reached that lofty position before it even had a backup solution. Beginning in 2015, the Facebook-owned app added support for Google Drive backup and restore. Google and WhatsApp inked a deal that ensured those backups would not count... Read more...
AMD Radeon Pro W7700: $999 MSRP The RDNA 3-based AMD Radeon Pro W7700 features 16GB of memory, the company's latest GPU architectire, and aggressive pricing. Good Performance 16GB Of Memory Aggressive Pricing Quiet Operation Unmatched Display Output Config Manageable Form Factor Ray Tracing Trails NVIDIA Sometimes... Read more...
The State of Maine is informing the public of the impact to the State’s computer systems due to a security vulnerability found in the MOVEit file transfer tool, a software suite developed by Progress Software. This incident took place between May 28, 2023 and May 29, 2023. During this time, cybercriminals were able to... Read more...
AMD Threadripper Pro 7000WX and Threadripper 7000 Series Processors: Starting At $1,499 ($9,999 For 7995WX) Two new Threadripper product families arrives featuring AMD's Zen 4 architecture, with up to 96 cores and 384MB of cache, the Threadripper Pro 7000WX and Threadripper 7000.   More Cores More Cache... Read more...
Modern browsers like Chrome make it a snap to open links in new tabs, and that's led to many a cluttered window. The next version of Chrome might ease the burden with automatic tab organization. Simply tell your browser to organize your tabs, and like magic, it'll (hopefully) create order from chaos. Most Chrome... Read more...
Phishing emails traditionally come from threat actors looking to make a quick buck or steal some data for nefarious purposes. Things get confusing, however, when phishing-style emails come directly from an organization like Amazon. That is exactly what happened over the weekend, leaving many customers baffled... Read more...
AI chatbots and assistants are being integrated into nearly every software product and services at a blistering pace. Take, for example, Windows, which has recently been infused with Bing Chat AI via a feature called “Copilot.” While this feature might be cool for some, others may not want an AI bot lurking in the... Read more...
The free Windows upgrade party is over, or at least much more restrictive. It's common for Microsoft to offer a free upgrade path when releasing a new version of Windows, but it swung the doors wide with the release of Windows 10 and 11. It's been possible to upgrade from Windows 7 all the way to Windows 11 until now... Read more...
Side channel attacks are always fascinating to see how they are executed, such as the recent discovery that encryption keys could be stolen by recording power LEDs on various devices. Researchers have found that malicious websites might be able to see usernames and other sensitive information by leaking it from... Read more...
As it turns out, hotels, and by extension, the hospitality industry, are not the most secure organizations around despite handling personal information and credit card details. This is evident in the recent MGM Hotel breach or even further back with the 2022 social engineering of Marriott. Now, an infostealer campaign... Read more...
The ways we get connected to the Internet are evolving, and the future is most certainly wireless. Qualcomm brought us out to its headquarters in San Diego, California recently for its Wi-Fi 7 Day to learn about new technologies the company is fostering to make these changes possible. Wi-Fi 7 is certainly a key... Read more...
Once upon a time, AMD's Opteron processors allowed it to make significant inroads into the server market. The compnay lost ground in the Bulldozer years, though, and with EPYC, AMD had to prove that it could reliably deliver competitive processors on time. We're now into the fourth generation of EPYC processors, and... Read more...
The semiconductor industry has come a long way since integrated circuits (ICs) were designed using a pen and heaps of graph paper. Modern chip architects make heavy use of electronic design automation (EDA) tools and software to wring out every bit of potential from billions of transistors, packed ever-more densely... Read more...
Intel is hard at work executing on its IDM 2.0 strategy, with a stated goal to deliver five process node advancements in four years. The company recently brought us and other members of the tech press out to its facilities in Malaysia to see its progress first-hand. Intel has several factories in Penang and Kulim... Read more...
Over the past year, as tensions have intensified with China over the South China Sea and Taiwan, the United States has begun to focus on Chinese Communist Party (CCP) influenced businesses and organizations operating or providing services in the US. Perhaps the most prevalent example of this is TikTok, and the concern... Read more...
Several energy providers are now asking New England customers to monitor their accounts for unusual activity or beware of potential scams following a third-party data breach earlier this month. Earlier this morning, HotHardware was made aware that an email had gone out from Eversource, a residential energy provider... Read more...
AMD Radeon Pro W7900 & W7800: $2,499 (W7800), $3,999 (W7900) The RDNA 3-based AMD Radeon Pro W7900 And W7800 pack a ton of memory and are the company's most powerful and feature-rich professional GPUs yet. Excellent Performance Lots Of Memory Competitive Pricing Quiet Operation Class-Leading Display Outputs W7900... Read more...
Drop everything—there's a new hardware security vulnerability in Intel's processors! Or don't, really, because this vulnerability is only rated at a "medium" severity by Intel itself, and it's even arguably a good thing for the company. That's because it only affects older processors based on the "Skylake"... Read more...
The data center is the unsung hero of modern computing, in that so many tasks rely on them (cloud gaming, online shopping, and so forth) but they often take a back seat to local devices. Back seat or not, it's important to keep data centers fed with high-tech hardware, and that's what Kioxia is delivering with its... Read more...
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