After testing the waters for years, Microsoft has launched its first service, Azure Cloud Switch, that’s based on Linux. Microsoft published this week details about a new project the company has been working for the Linux kernel. Named Integrity Policy Enforcement — or IPE — the project is a Linux security module (LSM).
Link: Microsoft announces IPE, a new code integrity feature for Linux
Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2018 and we have the entire internet to contend with. . Millions of people around the world can attest to the positive effects of mindfulness on their mental health and well-being.
Link: 10 apps to help kids control their emotions
I’ve previously covered writing my own virtual CPU, but I never really fleshed it out and it was never a real thing… For a while, well over a year, I’ve thought about returning to that same topic… Today, this is the first post in that return. The 4001 Processor… I’m going to borrow here from a lecture I watched by the excellently entertaining Dr Richard Buckland of the University of New South Wales, check him out on YouTube if you want, in one of his lectures he discusses a simple processor within his lecture, this first processor he creates on the board is the same processor, or very similar, I’m going to work us through here in this post…
Link: Write your own Virtual CPU in C++ (4001 CPU)
BitMEX parent company HDR Global Trading Limited has become a partner of nonprofit Shadowserver Foundation. HDR will sponsor the nonprofit by offering $400,000 over the next four years. BitMEX Operator Becomes Member of Shadowserver Industry Alliance Shadowserver Foundation is an organization…
Link: BitMEX Donates $400,000 to Cyber Security Organisation
Apple is set to succumb to pressure and port one of Android’s beloved features into the iPhone in time for the September launch of the iPhone 12 family.
A recent screenshot of iOS 14 in operation has been posted, showing the new settings page for the iPhone’s wallpaper. At the bottom of the…
Link: New Apple Leak Reveals Android Features In Next iPhone Upgrade
Rubén Caballero departed Apple back in early 2019, then became a technical adviser at the mysterious ‘Humane’ technology company founded by former Apple employees last month. Now, Bloomberg reports that Caballero has joined Microsoft as a corporate vice president. At Apple, Caballero was tasked with “leading Apple’s charge into 5G.” He joined the company in 2005 and departed in early 2019 amid a shift in Apple’s modem plans.
Link: Microsoft hires former Apple engineering VP to lead mixed reality hardware efforts
Rubén Caballero, a hardware engineering executive at Apple who worked with suppliers on modem hardware, has taken on a new role at Microsoft, reports Bloomberg.
At Microsoft, Caballero is serving as corporate vice president of engineering and based on his Linkedin profile, he will work on mixed…
Link: Former Apple Engineering Leader Joins Microsoft to Work on Hardware Like HoloLens