spectre Stories January 4

Following yesterday’s disclosure of the CPU Speculative Execution issue raging through the tech industry by the Project Zero team, Google is now detailing the mitigations for the security flaw. In a blog post, the company also discusses the impact to processor and cloud performance.

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spectre Stories January 3

Over the past 24 hours, the tech industry has been rocked by a wide-ranging CPU vulnerability. Discovered by Google’s Project Zero security team last year, details of the exploits have now officially emerged. Meanwhile, Google has provided a full list of mitigation status for its products from Android to enterprise services.

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

spectre Stories December 18, 2014

Emails found among the documents recently stolen from Sony by hackers have revealed what looks to be concept art for an unannounced smartphone. The “XPERIA Z Fourth Generation,” seen above, was pitched by Sony executives for product placements in the recently announced 24th James Bond flick “Spectre.”

The executives haggle over pricing for the placement of the phone, questioning whether they should pay the full $5 million for star Daniel Craig to use the phone, or settle for actor Ben Whishaw’s much cheaper “Q” to show it off.

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