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Sylabs Brings Singularity Container Platform to Enterprises


Sylabs is bringing to market a new option for enterprises to integrate a container architecture into their cloud operations. Those efforts are based on the Linux-based Singularity container platform, which was developed in late 2015 by Sylabs CEO Gregory Kurtzer for use in high-performance computing (HPC) and scientific use cases.

Container adoption is on the rise: How can security keep up?


Adopting containers has become increasingly popular -- consider that, as of 2019, 33% of global developers indicated that their development organizations currently use containers, and another 25% said they want to do so over the next 12 months. These numbers are not surprising when we consider the value containers offer, such as scalability, agility, and cost reduction. The allure of containers, however, is largely to the benefit of the DevOps side of the house. Security pros are brought in later and left with the suboptimal task of applying existing tools and traditional security mindsets to secure containers -- and discovering that those are ill-equipped to the task. Simple steps can make the difference between losing your online accounts or maintaining what is now a precious commodity: Your privacy.

What the symbols on your Tupperware really mean

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If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives. Plastic food storage containers are tricky. They're super convenient for storing leftovers, takeout Thai noodles, or your kid's lunch... but are they safe? Luckily, the bottoms of most plastic containers include safety information to give you peace of mind.

Berkeley Proposes Tax on Disposable Food Containers

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As proposed, it would prohibit restaurants from using single-use dishes or containers when patrons eat in. All take-out containers would need to be approved by the city as meeting recyclable or compostable standards. The measure would impose a 25 cent charge on each cup or food container provided to customers, but compostable straws, napkins, utensils and coffee stirrers could be offered to customers for no charge.

2 guided missiles containers found bobbing in the Pacific

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Two large shipping containers, each stamped with the words "Contains: Guided Missile," were discovered bobbing in the Pacific Ocean near the southeast Alaska island community of Craig. Alaska State Troopers say both were empty, and information from tags attached to the boxes was sent to U.S. military authorities. Troopers were investigating the discovery of one suspicious box Sunday when they got a radio message from a mariner that another one showed up. Clinton Cook Sr. tells Anchorage television KTUU ( he was on a boat that found one of the heavy, hard plastic containers. They were going to pass it, but noticed the unusual shape, about 8-feet by 2-feet.