The Morning After: Garmin confirms a cyber assault brought about its outage

Samsung’s huge cell occasion is simply over every week away, and earlier than all the small print floor from random sources — like this Galaxy Watch 3 hands-on video — the corporate published its own teaser. You may clearly spot the silhouettes of 5 gadgets, which look like the Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Watch 3, a new Galaxy Fold and the Galaxy Note 20.

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Is there even something left to leak earlier than Unpacked 2020 begins on August fifth? The one factor that may shock me at this level is a sub-$1,000 value for that new foldable cellphone.

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Chernobyl mould might protect astronauts from deep-space radiation

Rising only a 9cm thick layer might assist.

Researchers from Stanford and North Carolina universities found that fungus thriving within the nuclear fallout of Chernobyl blocked radiation on the Worldwide House Station (ISS). They suppose that, sooner or later, it may very well be tailored for journeys to the Moon and Mars.
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Garmin confirms a cyber assault took its techniques offline

It’s going to nonetheless be a couple of days in the beginning is again to regular.

Garmin outage status

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Garmin, the sports activities tech firm, has confirmed earlier experiences that it was the sufferer of an exterior cyber assault that encrypted a few of the firm’s techniques. It took a number of techniques offline late final week. The assault led to disruption to a host of Garmin’s systems, together with “web site features, buyer assist, buyer dealing with purposes and firm communications.” Crucially, Garmin says it has “no proof” that the perpetrators accessed any buyer knowledge, together with cost info saved in Garmin Pay. Garmin confirmed it’ll nonetheless be a couple of days in the beginning is again to regular.
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Intel swaps round execs because it chases 7nm CPUs

Its chief engineering officer will depart August third.

Production and cleanroom facilities at work in Intel’s D1D/D1X plant in Hillsboro, Oregon, in April 2017. (Credit: Intel Corporation)

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Final week, Intel revealed that yields for CPUs manufactured on a 7nm course of had been working a yr delayed, which can gradual its transition to extra environment friendly processors. Now the chipmaker has reshuffled executives in cost, with chief engineering officer Dr. Murthy Renduchintala leaving the corporate.

Now Dr. Ann Kelleher is main the push for 7nm and 5nm processes. Intel’s press launch credit Kelleher with directing the corporate’s ramp up of 10nm tech — one thing it must do once more as Intel seems to depend on exterior fabs as an alternative of the vertically-integrated manufacturing processes of previous.
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