Positive Grid expands its hardware lineup with the new BIAS FX 2-friendly Riff audio interface

Following the launch of its hugely popular Spark practice amp in 2020, Positive Grid has marked a further foray into the world of hardware with the arrival of the new Riff audio interface.

Designed to “supercharge your mobile rig”, the Riff is compatible with both computers and smartphones via USB connectivity, and is chiefly intended to couple with the company’s BIAS FX 2 amp modeling software, which allows users to design their own digital guitar rigs from the ground up, choosing from hundreds of amps, cabs and effects.

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Positive Grid Riff

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Cloudflare Expands Its Zero Trust Platform; Announces New Firewall Capabilities to Help Customers Leave Their Hardware Behind

Launches Oahu Program to help customers easily move away from legacy firewalls with new capabilities, resources, and discounts

SAN FRANCISCO, December 06, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, today announced it’s expanding its Zero Trust firewall capabilities to help companies secure their entire corporate network across all of their branch offices, data centers, and clouds—no matter where their employees are working from. Cloudflare also announced Oahu, a new program to help customers migrate from legacy hardware to the Cloudflare One suite of Zero Trust solutions.

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Lonestar6 Supercomputer Expands Texas Leadership in Critical Technology

AUSTIN, Texas — A new supercomputer for Texas researchers will allow scholars across the state to compute, and compete, at the cutting edge of science and engineering.

Lonestar6, a Dell Technologies and AMD system that is designed and deployed by the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin, will be able to perform about 3 quadrillion mathematical operations per second — or, in high-performance terminology, 3 petaflops.

A person would have to do one calculation every second for 100 million years to match what Lonestar6 will compute in just one second. It will enable doctors

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Microsoft expands computer tech program to Juarez

Tech giant will pair industry professionals with high school teachers to prepare students for computer science career, skilled industry jobs

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Microsoft Corp. is expanding its computer science education program to four public schools in Juarez.

The Technology Education and Literacy in Schools (TEALS) already operates in 23 El Paso campuses, pairing up working professionals with high school teachers and curriculum specialists to enhance computer skills in underserved communities.

“The TEALS expansion to Mexico marks

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