Carlos Eduardo Seo

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Retpoline: a software construct for preventing branch-target-injection

At Google, we have been researching mitigation strategies for the new class of exploits discovered by the Project Zero team affecting speculative …

Reading privileged memory with a side-channel

Posted by Jann Horn, Project Zero<p>We have discovered that CPU data cache timing can be abused to efficiently leak information out of mis-speculated …

Boeing's Embraer Bid Is Anything But Highflying

Boeing Co.'s purported bid for Embraer SA looks low.<p>Boeing has been aggressively pursuing a takeover of the Brazilian regional jet maker, a …

Aerospace

The Jobs Numbers: Who’s Hiring in America—and Who’s Not

Last updated:<p>Total number of jobs<p>Monthly change<p>Leaders & Laggards<p>Below are the industries with the highest and lowest rates of employment growth for …

Employment

Genetically Modified T Cells Might Help Fight HIV

The same kind of DNA tinkering that produced the first FDA-approved gene therapy for cancer has shown hints of suppressing and even eradicating HIV …

Seven Things You’re Paying Too Much for in a Restaurant

Most people don’t go out to a fancy meal expecting a bargain.<p>But that doesn’t mean they want to be ripped off.<p>Splurge by all means, says Josh Capon, …

Sushi

Supersonic Air Travel Might Come Back by 2018

New York to London in less than half the time.<p>The Concorde flew its final flight in 2003, and now, 14 years later, it might be coming back. Or at least, flights like the Concorde. Business Insider reports that supersonic commercial air travel could be making a return sooner than …

ARM Takes Wing: Qualcomm vs. Intel CPU comparison

One of the nicer perks I have here at Cloudflare is access to the latest hardware, long before it even reaches the market.Until recently I mostly …

Computer Hardware

Intel to Develop Discrete GPUs, Hires Raja Koduri as Chief Architect & Senior VP

On Monday, Intel announced that it had penned a deal with AMD to have the latter provide a discrete GPU to be integrated onto a future Intel SoC. On …

Computer Science

Singapore Airlines Unveils Its Plush Hotel Rooms in the Sky

In the battle to fill their seats with high fliers, the world’s top airlines are rolling out evermore luxurious options for top-tier travelers. …

Sustainability

There Are More Losers Than Winners on Michelin’s 2018 New York List

In the battle of New York vs. San Francisco restaurants, the Bay Area moved ahead last week in the Michelin three-star category.<p>This week, the news …

Japan

LyondellBasell Makes Takeover Approach to Braskem

Talks are at an early stage for Brazilian company with market value of $11.4 billion<p>LyondellBasell Industries NV has made a takeover approach to Braskem SA, according to people familiar with the matter, eyeing a deal that could value the Brazilian petrochemical company at well over $10 billion.<p>The …

Stock Markets

Bond Traders Confront Fears in Week That May Change Everything

This week is fraught with peril for Treasuries traders, no matter if they’re bulls or bears.<p>The next five trading days will bring a torrent of …

Markets

Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio warns of ‘significant’ bond-market risk

Billionaire investor Ray Dalio on Thursday warned that a growing budget deficit and the unwinding of the Federal Reserve’s $4.5 trillion balance …

The Best Men's Watches Under $200 Look Like a Million Bucks

Your hunt is over: Best Stuff is GQ’s destination for finding the perfect version of whatever you need, like the best wallet-friendly timepieces. You can thank us later.<p>The big news in men's watches right now might be smart (as in shiny, new, and can read your emails) and old (as in rare, …

It's Getting More Expensive to Borrow in Dollars - And It Could Get Worse

Signs of global dollar-funding pressures are bubbling up in currency derivatives, making it costlier for international investors to protect against …

Economics

China Isn't Fixing Its Flaws

Optimism about the economy is based on misconceptions.<p>In the runup to China's twice-a-decade Communist Party Congress, many analysts have turned bullish on the Chinese economy. Some of the optimism is based on an impressive recovery since the quasi-crisis of late 2015 and early 2016, some on hopes …

Economics

Mad Scramble for Lithium Stretches From Congo to Cornwall

For evidence of just how hot battery ingredient lithium is right now, look no further than Australia’s AVZ Minerals Ltd.<p>A penny stock until a few …

U.S. Geological Survey

Five New York Dishes You Should Go Eat Right Now

<i>Kate Krader is Bloomberg Pursuits' Food & Restaurants Editor. She's constantly eating (follow her at @kkrader on Instagram to see her global culinary</i> …

Celebrity Chefs

Why You Should Never Swap Seats on a Plane

We have so many feels about this, we decided to circle back for another debate.<p>Sometimes, our staff gets really riled up about travel etiquette. In fact, a dispute over whether or not you should take your shoes off on a flight is what prompted this debate series in the first place. (Things got …

Bombardier Gives Up Jetliner Ambitions for Luxury Planes, Trains

By relinquishing control of its C Series jets to longtime rival Airbus SE, Bombardier Inc. is scaling back its ambitions to build jetliners for the …

Business (Canada)

Google's 'Advanced Protection' Locks Down Accounts Like Never Before

When it comes to the eternal tradeoff between digital security and convenience, most tech firms focus their efforts on the vast majority of people …

John Podesta

The Best Places to Get Cheap, Awesome Food in Portland

Chef Jenn Louis shows us that the Pacific Northwest’s #foodie capital is also one of the best places to get a super-cheap, super-delicious meal.<p>Jenn Louis, the chef behind Portland’s seasonal Israeli spot, Ray, came to the city two decades ago for culinary school—and hasn’t left since. Why? “I have …

First iPhone X batch reportedly only contains 46,500 units | Ars Technica

Apple's TrueDepth camera may be holding things up.<p>Reports detailing the first shipment of Apple's $999 iPhone X claim there will be even fewer …

Mobile Technology

Replace All Your Ugly Tech Accessories with These Beautiful Cords and Chargers

Your smartphone looks good. So why do all its peripherals look so... blah? Thankfully, this company is here to make all those plastic wires and chargers more appealing.<p>Tech accessories are the spinach in your teeth of personal style. You can curate everything in your life—clothes, furniture, …

IBM and Stellar Are Launching Blockchain Banking Across Multiple Countries

In a breakthrough for payments technology, IBM and a network of banks have begun using digital currency and blockchain software to move money across …

China Development Bank Is Said to Support Oi's Recovery Plan

China Development Bank plans to vote in favor of Oi SA’s restructuring proposal, becoming the first big creditor to throw its support behind the …

China

Breaking WPA2

Introduction<p>We discovered serious weaknesses in WPA2, a protocol that secures all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. An attacker within range of a …

Where to Eat, Drink, Drink Some More, and Crash for the Perfect Night in Dublin

And why you should never, ever order an "Irish car bomb".<p>If you can’t have fun in Dublin, there’s a solid chance that you’re doing it wrong. Ireland’s handsome capital is filled with some of the most friendly people on the planet, plus it holds a damn near infinite number of drinking opportunities. …