Meltdown Patch Has No Real-World Performance Effect So Far

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Spectre and Meltdown’s impact on consumers is still unclear. New efforts to analyze the scope of the problem are showing little impact in some areas, more significant drops in others.

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Cellphone operator reveals scale of gov't snooping

Vodafone, one of the world’s largest cellphone companies, revealed the scope of government snooping into phone networks Friday, saying authorities in some countries are able to directly access an operator’s network without seeking permission.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/06/06/cellphone-operator-reveals-scale-govt-snooping/

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Feds Weigh In on Cybersharing Antitrust Issues


The use and scope of information technology has grown dramatically since 2000 — and along with that growth have come ever greater cybersecurity threats to businesses, government agencies and consumers. The need to counter actual threats, as well as to prevent potential cybersecurity problems, calls for sharing information among vulnerable parties. However, businesses have been worried that sharing cyberinformation involves another risk: the chance that such practices would be deemed anticompetitive under federal antitrust laws.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80383.html?rss=1

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