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Epic Systems Relaxes Mandates for Employees Returning to Work Business News

The health department’s problem with the return to work schedule relates to a section of the plan that requires companies to “restrict employees and customers in offices, facilities and stores”. The section also states: “All businesses should facilitate remote working and other measures that limit the number of people in an office, facility or store as much as possible.” In …

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According to Epic Systems, employees will have to return to the Verona campus on September 21

CONCLUDE Epic Systems Corp. in Verona at Madison is Wisconsin’s leading software developer. (Photo: John Hart / Wisconsin State Journal) Epic Systems will require its approximately 10,000 employees in Wisconsin to return to their Verona campus on September 21. This makes Epic Systems one of the first large employers to no longer offer its employees the opportunity to work remotely. …

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Red Hat and CentOS systems do not boot due to BootHole patches

Enlarge /. Security updates to patch the BootHole UEFI vulnerability cause some Linux systems to fail to boot at all. In the early morning, an urgent error occurred in the Red Hat bugzilla bug tracker. One user found that security update RHSA_2020: 3216 grub2 and security update Kernel RHSA-2020: 3218 made an RHEL 8.2 system no longer bootable. The error …

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The superintendent of one of the largest public school systems in the United States has a message to DeVos: “You cannot bring every child back to school.”

At present, students in this suburban school system, one of the largest in the country, will only return to school to a limited extent: two days a week in the classroom. The rest will be virtual and parents will also have the option to leave their children completely at home. Scott Brabrand, the Superintendent of Fairfax County Schools, says this …

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GE removes light bulbs and sells stores to Savant Systems: NPR

General Electric has been manufacturing light bulbs for over a century, but is now selling its lighting business. Above is a light bulb on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, DC in 2015. Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty Images Hide label Switch label Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty Images General Electric has been …

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An atom-thick graphene lightweight sail could accelerate the journey to other star systems

Artist’s impression of the IKAROS spacecraft (the first spacecraft to successfully demonstrate sun sail technology in interplanetary space) in flight. Photo credit: Andrzej Mirecki A tiny sail made of the thinnest known material – a carbonatom-thick Graph – has passed initial tests to show that it could be a useful material for the manufacture of awnings for spacecraft. Light sails …

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ZFS versus RAID: Eight Ironwolf hard drives, two file systems, one winner

Enlarge /. Neither the stopwatch nor the denim jacket are absolutely necessary, to be honest. Aurich Lawson / Getty Storage basics View more stories It took a long time – it’s time for test results. To truly understand the basics of computer memory, it is important to examine the impact of various traditional RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks) topologies …

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