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    ‘Today’s computers are horribly inefficient’: How a US startup is going Apple’s way — combining hardware and software to crack AI’s big 99% power consumption problem

    Efficient Computer is living up to its name by creating what it describes as the most energy efficient programmable processor.  The startup emerged from stealth in March 2024 with $16m in seed financing led by Eclipse VC, and the claim to have built a completely new technology stack, from compiler…

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      Global botnets are being abused by hackers — and they can even hide all the evidence using ORB networks

      Threat actors are constantly evolving their techniques to remain undetected when infiltrating organizations, with new research revealing how persistent groups like Volt Typhoon are evading detection. Mandiant has observed increased usage of operational relay box networks (ORBs) to obscure indicators of compromise (IoC). These ORBs are essentially a botnet made…

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        Walmart’s Memorial Day sale is live and I just found the 25 best deals to shop now

        Walmart has launched its official Memorial Day sale ahead of the May 27 date, and it’s filled with fantastic deals on everything you need for the summer, like grills, patio furniture, and lawnmowers, as well as record-low prices on best-selling tech gadgets. As a seasoned deals editor, I’ve gone through…

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          This devious malware can turn off your security protection without you even realizing — and then download a load of cryptominers

          Hackers have found a way to install cryptominers on your devices, even if you have an antivirus program installed.  The campaign was recently discovered by cybersecurity researchers from Elastic Security Labs and Antiy, who named it REF4578, but weren’t able to attribute it to any specific, or known, threat actor. …

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            Windows 11 Photos and Paint apps are set for major upgrades with new AI features – but most users won’t get them

            The Microsoft AI hype train is now well on its way and the next stop is Windows 11’s Photos and Paint apps getting another helping of AI integration.  Microsoft is currently holding its Build 2024 conference, where the company has already introduced its line of new AI-focused Copilot+ PCs, including…

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              Sonos CEO Patrick Spence addresses the company’s divisive app redesign

              I doubt it’d be much fun to read through Sonos CEO Patrick Spence’s emails from customers over these last couple weeks. Ever since the company rolled out an overhauled mobile app that was rebuilt from scratch to allow for greater personalization and improved performance, the Sonos forums and especially its…

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