Troubled MariaDB shuffles CEO sideways
Michael Howard replaced by Paul O’Brien
There has been a significant reshuffle at the troubled open saucy MariaDB where Michael Howard, the company’s current CEO has been replaced by Paul O’Brien.
Japanese building wooden satellite
Just as good as metal
The Japanese space agency (JAXA) and NASA plan to launch a satellite made of wood in 2024.
Red Hat orphans LibreOffice
The Red Hat Package Managers for LibreOffice have been orphaned, according to a post by Red Hat manager Matthias Clasen on the "LibreOffice packages" mailing list.
Linux-based System76 prefers to shut off the Intel Management Engine
Open Sauce outfit worried about the closed firmware
Linux computer vendor System76 has said that it prefers to disable the Intel Management Engine wherever possible to reduce the amount of closed firmware running on System76 hardware.
Linux foundation pushes micro-grids
Shokka: 2023 could be the year when Linux starts controlling the power supply
The Linux Foundation has published its best seller The Open Source Opportunity for Microgrids: Five Ways to Drive Innovation and Overcome Market Barriers for Energy Resilience. The punchy-titled research explains how microgrids could be the next big thing.
No, an AI drone did not kill a human
USAF colonel shocked when US media took him so literally
Last week, a USAF colonel hit the headlines when he told a London conference that an AI-enabled drone turned on and “killed” its human operator during a simulated test.
Apple’s bank is the Hotel California of banking
Check your money in whenever you like, but you can’t take it out
Apple fanboys are a little surprised that Apple’s Savings Account system has a super-cool, innovative feature that means they can’t take it out.
Meta releases Quest 3 VR headset
$499.99 headset arrives in Autumn
Meta has officially announced its Quest 3 VR headset in a post on Mark Zuckerberg's Instagram.
Asus rents businesses AI servers
Fixes security worries on cloud
Taiwan's Asus plans to introduce a rental business AI server that will operate on-site to address security concerns and data control issues from cloud-based AI systems.
iPhone been wide open to the Russians since 2019
Security, Apple has heard of it
Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky says some iPhones on its network were hacked using an iOS vulnerability that installed malware via iMessage zero-click exploits.