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VideoLAN threatens to sue India gov’t as ISPs keep blocking VLC website

Getty Images | SOPA Images VideoLAN is threatening to sue India’s government, saying it has received no explanation for why the VLC website has been blocked by Indian ISPs for the past six months. “In March 2022, to our shock and dismay, the URL ‘https://www.videolan.org/‘ appeared to have been blocked for viewing in India without …

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Climate risks are a major business threat – here’s how AI can help

Content provided by IBM and TNW.  When Hurricane Harvey struck southeast Texas in 2017, it caused $125 billion in economic damages. A recent assessment of local businesses in the area found that 90% lost revenue in the five figure range due to employee disruptions, lower customer demand, utility outages, and/or supply chain issues. Those that …

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Climate risks are a major business threat – here’s how AI can help

Still can’t buy a Raspberry Pi board? Things aren’t getting better anytime soon

Raspberry Pi Foundation Shortages for lots of tech components, including things like DDR5 and GPUs, have eased quite a bit since the beginning of 2022, and prices have managed to go down as availability improves. But that reprieve hasn’t come for hobbyists hoping to get a Raspberry Pi, which remains as hard to buy today …

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Still can’t buy a Raspberry Pi board? Things aren’t getting better anytime soon

Walmart, CVS face trial for putting sham homeopathic products next to real meds

Pharmacy giants CVS and Walmart will have to face trials over claims that placing ineffective homeopathic products alongside legitimate over-the-counter medicines on store shelves deceives consumers into thinking that the pseudoscientific products are akin to evidence-based, Food and Drug Administration-approved drugs. The claims come from the nonprofit organization Center for Inquiry (CFI), which filed nearly …

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Walmart, CVS face trial for putting sham homeopathic products next to real meds

Rewritten OpenGL drivers make AMD’s GPUs “up to 72%” faster in some pro apps

AMD Most development effort in graphics drivers these days, whether you’re talking about Nvidia, Intel, or AMD, is focused on new APIs like DirectX 12 or Vulkan, increasingly advanced upscaling technologies, and specific improvements for new game releases. But this year, AMD has also been focusing on an old problem area for its graphics drivers: …

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Rewritten OpenGL drivers make AMD’s GPUs “up to 72%” faster in some pro apps

Coroner lists Instagram algorithm as contributing cause of UK teen’s death [Updated]

In a London court this week, coroner Andrew Walker had the difficult task of assessing a question that child safety advocates have been asking for years: How responsible is social media for the content algorithms feed to minors? The case before Walker involved a 14-year-old named Molly Russell, who took her life in 2017 after …

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Coroner lists Instagram algorithm as contributing cause of UK teen’s death [Updated]

High-severity Microsoft Exchange 0-day under attack threatens 220,000 servers

Microsoft late Thursday confirmed the existence of two critical vulnerabilities in its Exchange application that have already compromised multiple servers and pose a serious risk to an estimated 220,000 more around the world. The currently unpatched security flaws have been under active exploit since early August, when Vietnam-based security firm GTSC discovered customer networks had …

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High-severity Microsoft Exchange 0-day under attack threatens 220,000 servers
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