Open Source Community Ponders Removing Code Optimizations for Russian Processors

Open Source Community Ponders Removing Code Optimizations for Russian Processors

Even as the international governmental and institutional community ups the pressure on Russia by enforcing increasingly tighter sanctions, a new player may have entered the sanction game. As reported by Phoronix, developers of the popular OpenBLAS (Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms) library code are mulling whether or not to remove support for Russian-developed Elbrus processors. The…

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Researchers Disclose Meltdown-like Vulnerability for AMD Zen+ and Zen 2 Processors

According to security researchers and AMD, the company’s Zen 2 and Zen+ processors suffer from a new Meltdown-like vulnerability. AMD has prepared a guide on mitigating the vulnerability and published details about how the vulnerability works. Called “Transient Execution of Non-canonical Accesses,” this vulnerability acts very similarly to the already-disclosed Meltdown vulnerability that only impacts…

QuantWare Launches Commercial Quantum Processors

QuantWare Launches Commercial Quantum Processors

So far, quantum computing has been a prerogative of large and well-funded research institutes and commercial companies with deep pockets. But every new technology becomes democratized sooner or later and it looks like this is about to happen to quantum computing as QuantWare, a startup from the Netherlands starts to offers its Soprano quantum processing…