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The premise behind this thread is a place for you to dump Tech news stories you find interesting or discover stories that others have shared.

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-Policy Topics are allowed, but if they get to be political they will be removed.
-The posts will be cleaned up periodically to keep the thread short and up with current events. (Rough goal is 2 weeks worth of news)
-Try and not re-post stories

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Security Incident with TravisCI:

Security Incident with Azure:

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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-17/apple-google-pull-russia-protest-voting-app-drawing-ire

Operation Epik Fail (also, lmao @ “alt-right”)

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https://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-4.15.0.html

“server multi channel support” no longer experimental

This option is enabled by default starting with 4.15 (on Linux and FreeBSD).
Due to dependencies on kernel APIs of Linux or FreeBSD, it’s only possible
to use this feature on Linux and FreeBSD for now.

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“Seabreeze” is Apple’s code name for the UCLA project and “Pi” is the code name for the Biogen project

Cites paywalled article: Apple Is Working on iPhone Features to Help Detect Depression, Cognitive Decline - WSJ


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https://www.newsmax.com/finance/streettalk/fbi-key-ransomware-hackers/2021/09/21/id/1037339/

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