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Intel Patches Major Flaws in the Intel Management Engine

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Intel has acknowledged and patched a new suite of security problems affecting its Intel Management Engine. This subsystem controls many low-level capabilities of the SoC, and can be used for features like remote access and Intel’s Trusted Execution Engine. The company has released a list of 10 vulnerabilities across multiple products that are addressed by recent driver updates. Potentially affected systems include: 6th, 7th & 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family Intel® Xeon® Processor E3-1200 ...

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Los Angeles Times fires top editor, shakes up management team

Davan Maharaj The biggest newspaper in the West, the Los Angeles Times, suddenly has a new publisher and a new editor in chief. Davan Maharaj, who has held both jobs since March 2016, was dismissed on Monday. So were several of his top deputies at the paper, including the managing editor and the deputy managing editor for digital. Former Yahoo and Fox Interactive Media executive Ross Levinsohn is taking over the paper as publisher and CEO. Jim Kirk is taking over as executive editor on an interim basis. Kirk was ...

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Microsoft ‘Autopilot’ Management Tools to Debut in Fall Creators Update

Microsoft has evidently decided to deploy a new strategy for talking about its Fall Creators Update. Instead of revealing all of its information in one go, we’re seeing data trickle out in blog posts and direct communication. The company unveiled a new service, dubbed Autopilot, which can deploy a full suite of productivity software from the cloud, rather than dealing with standard image installation tools. Here’s how Microsoft describes its service. (It begins by noting that getting a new PC should be a “magical experience for an employee,” which makes ...

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ET Deals: Save 90% on the System Administration and Infrastructure Management Bundle

If you’re looking to reboot your career, taking a handful of online courses is a good way to feel out what interests you, and find something you’re really good at. Today, SkillWise is offering up a bundle of SysAdmin and infrastructure management courses, and it’s shockingly affordable. • System Administration and Infrastructure Management Bundle for $ 41 (List price: $ 416) With your purchase, you’ll get these courses: • The Complete Guide to LPIC 1 Linux Administrator Exam (a $ 50 value)• Professional Guide to Windows Server 2016 (a $ ...

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Harvard endowment cuts jobs, outsources hedge fund management

Steven Spielberg gives Harvard commencement speech Harvard University is overhauling the way it manages its $ 35 billion-plus endowment — including cutting more than 100 money managers from its payroll. Harvard Management Company — which oversees the world’s largest university endowment — said its cutting about 50% of its staff, which currently includes about 230 people. Most of the cuts will be positions that managed internal hedge funds. Those teams will be cut by the end of Harvard’s 2017 fiscal year, the company said Wednesday. Harvard Management Company CEO NP ...

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United thins management ranks

United CEO: Reinvesting in airline industry a ‘healthy sign’ United Airlines has tightened its belt, laying off some high-ranking managers as it progresses deeper into its corporate makeover. The U.S.’s third largest airline said it laid off some managing directors and disbanded, for example, its fuel hedging group, reassigning staff to other areas within the company. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Trains and track come together in rail management revamp

The way that England’s railway network is run is set to be overhauled under plans outlined by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. He wants each rail franchise to be run by joint management teams, including representatives from both the train operating company and Network Rail. Mr Grayling said: “I intend to start bringing back together the operation of track and train on our railways.” The changes will start when each franchise is renewed in the future. The minister stressed that he wanted his proposed changes to lead to a big improvement ...

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