“Amazon told customers of its Amazon Web Services cloud service that the [Meltdown] vulnerability ‘has existed for more than 20 years in modern processor architectures.’”
Which makes you wonder how long the intellignence community has known about the flaws. Eh?
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich sold off a large chunk of his stake in the company last year — after the chipmaker was already aware of serious security flaws in its computer processors, according to multiple reports. // Intel CEO Brian Krzanich 29 ноября втюхал значительную часть его паёв и опционов (245743 паёв и 644135 в рамках опционов на $24 мля.) до падения ценников, вызванных обнародованием данных об уязвимости процессоров, оставив лишь 250 тыс. — мин. в соответствии с договором найма. Intel осведомлена Google ещё в июне. Грязныя подробностЯ: http://www.vestifinance.ru/articles/95953
2) December Jobs Miss Huge At Only 148K; Hourly Earnings In Line
“A handful of Canadian [cobalt] miners are looking at producing more of the crucial component in lithium-ion batteries, betting they can build a bigger supply chain with a socially responsible source of the metal” [Wall Street Journal].
“Most cobalt currently comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo, where supply is threatened by political, legal and labor issues, leaving suppliers looking elsewhere for the mineral. Canada is the world’s third-biggest producer of cobalt.”
5) A 2012 study found Americans ranking poorly among developed nations in math skills and completely unremarkable in other categories, despite the U.S. spending more money per student than other nations. For one example, Slovakia ranks about the same as the U.S. on student assessments and spent roughly $53,000 per student in 2012. We spent a whopping $115,000 per student.