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After hacking millions of devices, DoJ operation shuts down RSocks botnet


The RSOCKS botnet originally targeted IoT devices such as industrial control systems, clocks, streaming devices, etc. As the botnet grew, it expanded to include standard desktop, laptop, and Android-based devices.

Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of June 12, 2022


Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of June 12, 2022. Sign up to receive these updates every Sunday in your inbox by subscribing to our GeekWire Weekly email newsletter.


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This $150 biodegradable keyboard has an Intel processor inside


According to Pentaform, the Abacus is the most affordable computer in the world. It's a regular office keyboard with a trackpad tacked onto the side and a quad-core system tucked underneath it. It doesn't have a screen, but it has an HDMI port

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Ethereum miners spent $15 billion on graphics cards in the last 18 months


According to a new report, Ethereum miners have spent approximately $15 billion on GPUs over the past 1.5 years. That number doesn't include the cost of CPUs, motherboards, PSUs, and other components necessary for a mining rig.

Team x Culture x Tools x Prioritization = Value-Added Developer Productivity

Speaker: Kim Burgaard, Head of Engineering at Fernish

Join Kim Burgaard, Head of Engineering at Fernish, for this enlightening talk on how to maximize your developers' productivity.

WhatsApp adds the ability to mute others on group calls, join calls in progress


The new function is designed to alleviate users from being interrupted by unintended audio or unavoidable background noise during group calls. It differs from the options provided in other popular tools such as Zoom and Teams, both which only allow you to mute all participants.

Get the entire Microsoft Office suite for just $49, no subscription required


Office productivity software is just that, software for getting work done. And in the realm of productivity there may be options, but none are better than Microsoft Office. The industry standard for over 30 years, right now you can get the full Office Professional suite, that is, a lifetime license