China’s Latest National Infrastructure Project Spotlights Computing Capabilities

Last month, leaders in China’s computing industry convened in Beijing for a conference on the future of data infrastructure in the country. They released the first-ever white paper pertaining to “Eastern Data, Western Computing” (EDWC, or 东数西算 in Chinese)—a national-scale project in which China hopes to alleviate regional discrepancies, such as geographic and environmental barriers, … Read more

Employers rethink the need for college degrees in a tight labor market

Companies such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Delta Air Lines Inc. and International Business Machines Corp. have reduced educational requirements for certain positions and shifted hiring to focus more on skills and experience. Maryland this year cut college-degree requirements for many state jobs—leading to a surge in hiring—and incoming Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro campaigned on a … Read more

Watch the Washington Wizards on NBC Sports Washington

Watch Wizards at Celtics on NBCSW originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington The Washington Wizards are back on NBC Sports Washington for the 2022-23 season. Don’t miss the Wizards’ Big Three of Bradley Beal, Kyle Kuzma and Kristaps Porzingis give the organization their best chance to compete in the Eastern Conference in years. How quickly … Read more

What is Confidential Computing? | TechRepublic

Trusted execution environments shield proprietary data against the very cloud providers that host it. See how confidential computing works today. Image: denisismagilov/Adobe Stock Today’s tech industry needs to always keep a step ahead of attackers. Confidential computing is a part of that conversation, but as with the edge, there is some confusion over what it … Read more

Moscow, Idaho community on edge as students return from break, police see more 911 calls pouring in

MOSCOW, Idaho — Moscow, Idaho, police are grappling with an influx of callers who are concerned for their safety as the investigation into the quadruple homicide involving four local university students extends into its third week. As of Sunday, Moscow Police Department has seen an uptick in calls from people reporting “unusual circumstances” or requesting … Read more