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With Chandrayaan-2 Launch, India's ISRO Shoots For the Moon on a Shoe-String Budget

Slashdot.org - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 10:19
India took a giant leap in its space program on Monday after its space agency launched a spacecraft that is scheduled to touch down on the Moon in September. From a report: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), which is India's equivalent of NASA, confirmed the successful launch of the spacecraft as the nation inches closer to become only the fourth country -- after the United States, China, and the Soviet Union -- to land a spacecraft on the Moon. Chandrayaan-2 aims to land on a plain surface that covers the ground between two of the Moon's craters, Simpelius N and Manzinus C. The spacecraft was originally scheduled to launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on July 15, but ISRO postponed it less than 20 minutes ahead of the deadline citing a "technical glitch." ISRO said it resolved the issue last week. Everything about India's homegrown lunar mission -- dubbed Chandrayaan-2 (Sanskrit for "moon vehicle") -- is a technological marvel. The spacecraft -- which is sitting atop the country's most powerful rocket to date, a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle called Mark III -- is carrying an orbiter, a lunar lander called Vikram and six-wheeled rover Pragyan (Sanskrit for "wisdom"). In early September, the lander, which is named after Vikram Sarabhai, the father of ISRO, is scheduled to detach from the orbiter. Until then, Chandrayaan-2 will embark on a slow journey to the Moon, staying in an elliptical orbit. The mission's budget is just $141 million, significantly lower than those of other countries, and less than half of the recently released blockbuster "Avengers: Endgame." The orbiter is designed to operate for at least one year, but lander and rover are expected to operate for just a couple of weeks.

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Equifax To Pay At Least $575M as Part of FTC Settlement

Slashdot.org - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 09:47
Equifax has agreed to pay at least $575 million to the US Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and all 50 states over its massive 2017 data breach. From a report: If that isn't enough to compensate people impacted by the breach, the credit reporting company could have to pay up to $700 million -- a figure we got hints about on Friday. The settlement includes $300 million for a fund providing affected consumers with credit monitoring services and for those who bought credit or identity monitoring services in the wake of the breach. If that doesn't cover the losses, Equifax will add up to $125 million to the fund. It's also agreed to pay $175 million to 48 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, as well as $100 million in civil penalties to the CFPB. Hackers stole the personal information -- including Social Security numbers and home addresses -- of nearly 148 million Americans from Equifax's servers in a data breach that ran from May and July 2017. A December 2018 House Oversight Committee report called the breach "entirely preventable," saying Equifax didn't take action to prevent it and wasn't prepared for the aftermath.

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How to install kali linux - all the methods - HackWareNews.com

Linux News - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 09:45
How to install kali linux - all the methods  HackWareNews.com

On VirtualBox, Dual Boot with Windows, On android, On Raspberry Pi, Single Boot on Mac Hardware, Dual Boot on Mac, HardwareOn Encrypted Disk InstallOn ...

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Create a simply custom Linux-based system with yocto project.

Freelancer.com - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 09:13
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Linux-driven Zynq UltraScale+ module ships with open-spec carrier board - LinuxGizmos.com

Linux News - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 09:06
Linux-driven Zynq UltraScale+ module ships with open-spec carrier board  LinuxGizmos.com

MYIR's “MYC-CZU3EG CPU Module” runs Linux on a quad -A53, FPGA-equipped Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC with 4GB of DDR4 and eMMC. There's also a ...

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Forget Windows, Linux or MacOS: Try these alternative operating systems - TechRadar

Linux News - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 09:05
Forget Windows, Linux or MacOS: Try these alternative operating systems  TechRadar

Forget Windows, macOS, or even Linux – here's our pick of the best alternatives to the big three.

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Microsoft Invests $1 Billion in OpenAI To Develop AI Technologies on Azure

Slashdot.org - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 09:00
Microsoft today announced that it would invest $1 billion in OpenAI, the San Francisco-based AI research firm cofounded by CTO Greg Brockman, chief scientist Ilya Sutskever, Elon Musk, and others, with backing from luminaries like LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman and former Y Combinator president Sam Altman. From a report: In a blog post, Brockman said the investment will support the development of artificial general intelligence (AGI) -- AI with the capacity to learn any intellectual task that a human can -- with "widely distributed" economic benefits. To this end, OpenAI intends to partner with Microsoft to jointly develop new AI technologies for the Seattle company's Azure cloud platform and will enter into an exclusivity agreement with Microsoft to "further extend" large-scale AI capabilities that "deliver on the promise of AGI." Additionally, OpenAI will license some of its technologies to Microsoft, which will commercialize them and sell them to as-yet-unnamed partners, and OpenAI will train and run AI models on Azure as it works to develop new supercomputing hardware while "adhering to principles on ethics and trust." According to Brockman, the partnership was motivated in part by OpenAI's continued pursuit of enormous computational power. Its researchers recently released analysis showing that from 2012 to 2018 the amount of compute used in the largest AI training runs grew by more than 300,000 times, with a 3.5-month doubling time, far exceeding the pace of Moore's Law. Perhaps exemplifying the trend is OpenAI's OpenAI Five, an AI system that squared off against professional players of the video game Dota 2 last summer. On Google's Cloud Platform -- in the course of training -- it played 180 years' worth of games every day on 256 Nvidia Tesla P100 graphics cards and 128,000 processor cores, up from 60,000 cores just a few years ago.

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7-Way Linux Distribution Benchmarks For July 2019, Including LTO'ed openSUSE Tumbleweed - Phoronix

Linux News - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 08:42
7-Way Linux Distribution Benchmarks For July 2019, Including LTO'ed openSUSE Tumbleweed  Phoronix

As it's been a few weeks since last hosting any Linux distribution comparison and now with the rolling-release openSUSE Tumbleweed enabling LTO by default, ...

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Freelancer.com - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 08:35
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Server Partitioning / Raid

Freelancer.com - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 07:38
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Freelancer.com - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 07:37
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Critical flaw in VLC Player affecs Linux, Windows and UNIX apps - The INQUIRER

Linux News - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 06:59
Critical flaw in VLC Player affecs Linux, Windows and UNIX apps  The INQUIRER

GERMAN SECURITY AGENCY CERT-Bund has uncovered a critical flaw n VLC Media Player that could enable hackers to access and modify data on devices.

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Looking for AWS cloud expert

Freelancer.com - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 06:45
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Oracle Linux on Btrfs for the Raspberry Pi - Linux Journal

Linux News - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 06:41
Oracle Linux on Btrfs for the Raspberry Pi  Linux Journal

Enterprise comes to the micro server. Oracle Linux 7 has been released for the Raspberry Pi 3. The release packages Btrfs as the root filesystem on the ...

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Samsung-Backed Researchers Develop a Ternary Semiconductor

Slashdot.org - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 06:34
"Future semiconductors may perform logic with 0, 1, or 2 instead of the current binary system of 0 and 1," reports ZDNet: A South Korean research team has successfully realised an energy-efficient ternary metal-oxide semiconductor on a large-sized wafer. Professor Kyung Rok Kim of UNIST's Electrical & Computer Engineering Department and his team successfully created a semiconductor that operates in a ternary logic system instead of the current binary... Using the ternary system of 0, 1, 2 lessens the amount of information semiconductors need to process and does it faster, resulting in less power consumption, the team said. It will also help in miniaturising chips further. For example, to express the number 128 in the current binary system, 8 "bits" will be required. With the ternary system, only 5 "trits" will be required.... Samsung Electronics has been backing Kim's research since September 2017 via its Samsung's Science & Technology Foundation, which offers grants for promising technology projects. Samsung is currently verifying the technology at its foundry business-run fab.

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Freelancer.com - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 06:32
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Freelancer.com - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 06:31
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