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Microsoft’s new data center in a box will use SpaceX Starlink broadband

reader comments 46 with 28 posters participating Share this story Microsoft today unveiled a modular data center that can be deployed to remote areas, as well as a partnership with SpaceX to connect those data centers to the Internet with Starlink satellite broadband. Microsoft said the Azure Modular Datacenter (MDC) is “for customers who need cloud… Read More »

FBI/DHS: Government election systems face threat from active Zerologon exploits

Getty Images reader comments 28 with 24 posters participating Share this story The FBI and the cybersecurity arm of the Department of Homeland Security said they have detected hackers exploiting a critical Windows vulnerability against state and local governments and that in some cases the attacks are being used to breach networks used to support… Read More »

Microsoft thumbs its nose at Apple with new “app fairness” policy

Enlarge / Microsoft sign at the entrance of their Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View, California. reader comments 123 with 65 posters participating Share this story Microsoft this week adopted a whole slew of “fairness principles” for its Windows app store. The list of principles does look like a decent set of guidelines for both… Read More »

Microsoft boots apps out of Azure used by China-sponsored hackers

Enlarge / Computer chip with Chinese flag, 3d conceptual illustration. reader comments 74 with 43 posters participating Share this story Fortune 500 companies aren’t the only ones flocking to cloud services like Microsoft Azure. Increasingly, hackers working on behalf of the Chinese government are also hosting their tools in the cloud, and that’s keeping people… Read More »