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Warriors display all the vital pieces to repeat as NBA champions;  now the challenge is fitting them together

Warriors display all the vital pieces to repeat as NBA champions; now the challenge is fitting them together

SAN FRANCISCO — The whole thing had kind of a high school graduation feel. But instead of a 16-cent paper diploma from Kinko’s, the Golden State Warriors received championship rings — well, “medallions,” as head coach Steve Kerr dubbed them because of their gargantuan girth — complete with 16 carats of yellow and white diamonds …

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Intel Alder Lake BIOS code leaked, may contain vital secrets

Intel Alder Lake BIOS code leaked, may contain vital secrets

Source code for the BIOS used with Intel’s 12th-gen Core processors has been leaked online, possibly including details of undocumented model-specific registers (MSRs) and even the private signing key for Intel’s Boot Guard security technology. The source code was apparently shared via 4chan and GitHub, in a file containing tools and code for generating and …

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A visualisation of the European ExoMars rover on the surface of the Red Planet.

Europe’s troubled Mars rover is still vital in the search for life on the Red Planet

The stars have not been aligned for Europe’s first Martian rover ExoMars, but scientists still think the aging vehicle can play a big role in answering one of the biggest questions in Mars exploration: has there ever been life on the Red Planet? The European Space Agency’s (ESA) ExoMars Rosalind Franklin Rover is probably the …

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