NASA’s new space computer is powered by a custom RISC-V processor

James Webb

NASA’s new High-Performance Spaceflight Computer (HPSC) will be powered by a custom RISC-V-based processor, it has been revealed. The product of a collaboration between SiFive and Microchip, the chip will feature twelve RISC-V cores and is expected to provide 100x the performance of the BAE RAD750, the CPU used by NASA in previous missions. According …

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Apple iPhone 14 launch used to hook victims into crypto scam

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin

A livestream of an old interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook made its way to the YouTube front page by impersonating an official cryptocurrency event of the company. As reported by The edge (opens in new tab), cybercriminals used the buzz around Apple’s latest product launches to trick victims into thinking they saw Tim Cook …

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Review of Fluance Ai41 Powered Bookshelf Speakers

Fluance Ai41 on a wooden desk

Fluance Ai41 speakers: one minute review With a few good bookshelf speakers such as the Fluance Ai41 you can dream away for hours while listening to music. And with all their connectivity, you can also use them to amplify the sound of a TV or computer while watching or playing something. However you use them, …

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Hands-on Fujifilm X-H2 review: alles in de details

Hands-on Fujifilm X-H2 review: alles in de details

De Fujifilm X-H2 is een 40,2 MP APS-C spiegelloos vlaggenschip dat er vreemd bekend uitziet. Dat komt omdat het fysiek identiek is aan de recente Fujifilm X-H2S, een camera die we onlangs “een van de beste allrounders die je kunt kopen” noemden. Dus wat is het verschil tussen de twee camera’s? Terwijl de ‘S’ in …

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Raspberry Pi fans have a new OS build to try out

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi owners will soon be able to use an updated OS, one that looks set to bring significant updates in a number of areas to this highly customizable computing device. The latest version of the Debian-based operating system (opens in new tab) brings an improved camera interface and better tools to help you turn …

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Turns out people really do use Apple Pay

Using Apple Pay on an iPhone

The amount of money spent with Apple Pay has reportedly reached a new high as consumers increasingly use their smartphones to purchase goods and services. New data from TradingPlatforms.com suggests the mobile payment service has processed more than $6 trillion in the past 12 months — a larger amount than the amount spent with Mastercard. …

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Iranian state-backed hackers spread malware via links to fake VPN apps

Iran flag on a laptop screen

A highly resourceful Iranian state-backed hacker group is using malicious links to VPN apps sent via text messages to inject spyware, a cybersecurity company reports. Mandiant found evidence that APT42 (Advanced Sustained Threat) has been carrying out such attacks since 2015 on what they describe as “the enemies of the Iranian state” with the aim …

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Microsoft Teams gets a simple yet powerful new security feature

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft is preparing a new security feature for its collaboration software Teams that better keep you informed about who you’re trying to contact. The last addition (opens in new tab) to the Microsoft 365 product roadmap explains that Microsoft Teams users will soon be given “the option to confirm or leave the group chat” when …

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