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Xiaolang Zhang faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Plus: A surprising price
Review Samsung's giant rival for 50 years, LG, has gone toe-to-toe with the bigger chaebol throughout the smartphone era. Three years ago, LG was firing all cylinders. Its 2014 flagship had introduced the first QHD+ panel; and its successor offered great design (custom leatherbacks) while retaining the removable battery Samsung discarded as it tried to emulate the clean glass lines of the iPhone.…
Defense Distributed, the 3D-printing gun activist group, has secured a settlement with the Department of State that will enable it to legally distribute its CAD files of firearms on its DEFCAD website, putting an end to a years-long lawsuit.
The group says it will resume publication on August 1, 2018, more than four years after its files were first removed.
"It's just now black letter law that you can traffick in this information," Cody Wilson, the group’s founder, told Ars, noting that substantially not much will change given that the files have been available on torrent sites for years.
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Consortium possibly looking to flex Arm muscle, too
Analysis The European Union's consortium to develop European microprocessors for future supercomputers has taken a few more steps towards its goal of delivering a locally made exascale chip by 2025.…
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We’re close to 5G, but the country is just starting on 3G services.
Changes to add ‘more of the skills that you actually need to be successful’
Microsoft’s admitted that the certifications it created for Azure admins aren’t very good.…
Alternative proposed to sending server names in cleartext
Over the weekend, at the IETF Hackathon in Montreal, Canada, software engineers from Apple, Cloudflare, Fastly and Mozilla made some progress toward closing a privacy gap affecting network communications.…
Adobe-spawn feels 'more tangible and credible' for government crusties
The UK’s Government Digital Service (GDS) has revealed it’s working on a tool that will export its web pages as PDFs.…
Amazon Prime Day brings cheap prices on TVs and video gear, starting at $20 for the Fire TV Stick.
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‘USENET was a pretty clear warning’ of things to come, says new draft IETF standard
A new Internet Engineering Task Force draft proposes to apologise for social media.…
Singaporeans boffins offer Spectre-protector as Fortinet ponders Android inoculation
Black hats haven't yet found a way to mass-exploit the Spectre vulnerability – but mitigations are already arriving.…
Robots are now pitted against each other in fine art.
Malaysia plant faces axe in 2019 while biz powers up more flash drive assembly lines
Western Digital will close its hard disk drive factory in Petaling Jaya, near the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, blaming lack of demand for the gear.…
So excited to meet my childhood friends again.
Switchzilla's kit is programmable now, so anything Bezos does it army of developers can replicate
As we reported yesterday, the idea that Amazon might make its own switches into some kind of a captive gateway between on-premises data centres and the AWS cloud sent shivers through investors in traditional networking vendors – and none so much as Cisco.…