Indigo subsea cable made ready for use

The consortium of companies behind the Indigo subsea cable — Telstra, SubPartners, Google, Singtel, AARNet, Indosat Ooredoo, and Alcatel Submarine Networks — have announced that the 36Tbps connection between Australia to Singapore is ready for use. The cable was first announced in April 2017, with Alcatel having signed up to ...

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Google announces new privacy requirements for Chrome extensions

Google today announced two major changes to how it expects Chrome extension developers to protect their users’ privacy. Starting this summer, extension developers are required to only request access to the data they need to implement their features — and nothing more. In addition, the company is expanding the number ...

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Russian military moves closer to replacing Windows with Astra Linux

Image: RusBITech Russian authorities have moved closer to implementing their plan of replacing the Windows OS on military systems with a locally-developed operating system named Astra Linux. Last month, the Russian Federal Service for Technical and Export Control (FSTEC) granted Astra Linux the security clearance of “special importance,” which means ...

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