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Parallels Desktop 16.5 Runs Arm Windows 10 on M1 Mac 30% Faster

Parallels has released the latest version of Parallels Desktop, boasting up to 30% faster performance running Arm Windows 10 on M1 Macs.

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NSA Hacking Tool Was Stolen by Chinese Hackers and Used Against US

A National Security Agency (NSA) hacking tool was stolen by Chinese hackers in 2014 and used against US targets, according to researchers.

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Twitter Fixes Bug That Locked Out Users Who Tweeted ‘Memphis’

In a strange turn of events, some Twitter users found themselves locked out of their accounts for tweeting the word “Memphis.”

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Hackers Access 150,000 Security Cameras: Tesla, Hospitals and Prisons Exposed

A groups of hackers has gained access to roughly 150,000 Verkada security cameras, exposing a slew of customer live feeds.

Remote Work IT Spending Will Hit $332.9 Billion In 2021

Gartner is predicting companies will spend some $332.9 billion on remote work IT in 2021 as the digital transformation continues.

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83% of Engineers Want Remote Work Post-Pandemic

The pandemic has resulted in a major shift in software engineers, with 8 in 10 wanting remote or hybrid work options post-pandemic.

Snowflake CEO Frank Slootman: Once You Get To The Cloud The Lid Is Off
Snowflake CEO: Once You Get To The Cloud The Lid Is Off

Once you get to the cloud all of a sudden the lid is off says Snowflake CEO Frank Slootman. People can just pursue their backlogs and whatever they can imagine.

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Corellium Successfully Runs Ubuntu Linux on M1 Mac

Corellium has announced it has Ubuntu Linux running on an M1 Mac, in what is described as a “completely usable” experience.

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Mozilla Expands VPN to Mac and Linux – Testing Included

Mozilla has expanded its VPN service to include support for the Mac and Linux platforms.

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Oracle Forms New Cloud and AI Organization

Oracle has formed a new organization, focused on the cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) and helmed by executive VP Don Johnson.