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Tesla Unveils Dojo Supercomputer: World’s New Most Powerful AI Training Machine

New submitter Darth Technoid shares a report from Electrek: At its AI Day, Tesla unveiled its Dojo supercomputer technology while flexing its growing in-house chip design talent. The automaker claims to have developed the fastest AI training machine in the world. For years now, Tesla has been teasing the development of a new supercomputer in-house optimized for neural net video ... Read More »

A Third of Stitch Fix Employees Quit After New CEO Ends Flexible Work Hours

Hundreds of workers at the personal styling service Stitch Fix have quit their jobs after incoming CEO Elizabeth Spaulding announced earlier this month that employees would no longer be allowed to work any hours they choose, according to interviews with half a dozen former and current employees. BuzzFeed News reports: The changes to the company’s scheduling policies led to an ... Read More »

Hacker Selling Private Data Allegedly From 70 Million AT&T Customers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Restore Privacy: A well-known threat actor with a long list of previous breaches is selling private data that was allegedly collected from 70 million AT&T customers. We analyzed the data and found it to include social security numbers, date of birth, and other private information. The hacker is asking $1 million for the ... Read More »

WHO Seeks ‘Best Minds’ To Probe New Pathogens That Jump from Animals To Humans

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday it was looking for the greatest scientific minds to advise on investigations into new high-threat pathogens that jump from animals to humans and could spark the next pandemic. From a report: Launching a request for applications, it said that its Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins of Novel Pathogens would also review ... Read More »

New Linux Syscall Enables Secret Memory Even the Kernel Can’t Read

RoccamOccam writes: After many months of development, the memfd_secret() system call was finally merged for the upcoming 5.14 release of Linux. There have been many changes during this feature’s development, but its core purpose remains the same: allow a user-space process to create a range of memory that is inaccessible to anybody else — kernel included. That memory can be ... Read More »