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Opera hits back at 'short seller' whose report claimed its 'predatory' microloan droid apps could hurt, er... investors - Nothing to see here, insists browser-maker

6 hours ago

Software -- From WordPad to WordAds: Microsoft caught sneaking nagging Office promos into venerable text editor beta -- Hidden for now, probably coming to a desktop near you, soon, ish

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Software - *David Attenborough voice* And here we have, in the wild, a rare glimpse... of what may be... a positive IBM quarter - Big Blue rides Red Hat into the black - |

1 hour ago

Data Centre -- Bank IT bod pocketed nearly $1m in kickbacks from tech contractor bosses for sending deals their way, Feds claim -- Cuffed procurement bureaucrat took percentage cut, it is alleged

8 hours ago

'I am done with open source': Developer of Rust Actix web framework quits, appoints new maintainer -- Project author Nikolay Kim also given some community support after 'unsafe shitstorm'

17 hours ago

Artificial Intelligence - How a Kaggle Grandmaster cheated in $25,000 AI contest with hidden code - and was fired from dream SV job - Special report - Pet adoption ML coder apologizes and says desire to be ranked #1 'compromised my judgement'

6 hours ago

Updated - Security - Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia accused of hacking Jeff Bezos' phone with malware-laden WhatsApp message - Mid-East nation slams 'absurd' claim, UN report to emerge - | 3

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Internet of Things -- Remember that Sonos speaker you bought a few years back that works perfectly? It's about to be screwed for... reasons -- Planned obsolescence strikes again

10 hours ago

Security -- No backdoors needed: Apple ditched plans to fully encrypt iCloud backups after heavy pressure from FBI – claim -- Convenient timing for this story to emerge

10 hours ago

Networks -- CityFibre relieves TalkTalk of its FTTP sister biz for £200m – after Boris win blows away Labour's nationalisation vow -- Deal will crank telco's reach up to 8 million premises in UK

10 hours ago

GNU Make makes it to 4.3

16 hours ago

Ambassador Edge Stack turns 1.0

16 hours ago

Red Hat dev launches MIR in bid for a peace of the JIT compiler market

19 hours ago

South American nations open fire on ICANN for 'illegal and unjust' sale of .amazon to zillionaire Jeff Bezos -- Nastygram to DNS overseer follows long, flawed and drawn-out process

15 hours ago

Dixons Carphone to London Stock Exchange: Yay, we grew 2% in the festive quarter. Oh, hang on, no we didn't -- 'Clerical error' causes major screw-up... misery loves company at UK's largest 'leccy retailer

15 hours ago

NAS to NAS storage migration is nasty... but there's a better way, claims Datadobi

10 hours ago

The Ghost in the self-driving storage machine (OK, it's a car)

13 hours ago

Nebulon gets less nebulous, aims to replace SAN and hyperconverged storage

22 hours ago

New SAP co-CEO 'runs simple' to Davos in Mercedes hydrogen car -- Just don't mention software giant's carbon-producing customers, 'cos that doesn't matter, right?

16 hours ago

WTF, EFS? Experts warn Windows encryption could spawn nasty new ransomware -- Redmond's own security tools could be abused by hard-to-block file-scrambling software nasties

11 hours ago

US court rules: Just because you can extract teeth while riding a hoverboard doesn't mean you should -- We get it. You are a skilled dentist. Sorry, 'were'

17 hours ago

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Windows 7 back in black as holdouts report wallpaper-stripping shenanigans -- Suitable attire, seeing that it's dead

17 hours ago

Science -- SpaceX ponders its next mission to blot out the Sun with another 60 Starlink sats -- Roundup -- Also: ISS batteries changed, Virgin's fleet grows, Rocket Lab makes nod to crap sitcom, and more

17 hours ago

Looking for a great value broadband deal? War-torn Syria will do you proud -- UK internet costs shamed by European colleagues, but at least it's not Eritrea

16 hours ago

Personal Tech - Looks like the party's over, folks: Global PC sales set to shrink as Windows 10 upgrade cycle tails off, says Gartner - Smartphone shipments slightly up, personal computers to resume historical trends - | 32

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Science - Fly me to the M(O - 2 - )n: Euro scientists extract oxygen from 'lunar dust' by cooking it with molten salt electrolysis - 'Being able to acquire oxygen would obviously be hugely useful for future settlers' | 76

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Software - Server-side Swift's slow support story sours some: Apple lang tailored for mobile CPUs, lacking in Linux world - Analysis - Look what you made me - | 14

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World-record-breaking boffins reveal the fastest spinning thing on Earth – and it's not George Orwell in his grave -- Privacy's dead but, hey, we've got nanoparticles spinning at 300 billion RPM. So that's cool

1 day ago

Networks - Let's check in on the .org sale fiasco: Senators say No, internet grandees say Yes – and ICANN pretends there's absolutely nothing to see here - Analysis - 'Ethos Capital, ISOC, and PIR have failed to provide clear and transparent information' | 40

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Wave goodbye: DigitalOcean decimates workforce as co-founder reveals lack of profitability, leadership turmoil -- Literally: As much as 10% of employees at server-hosting biz laid off in 'non-cost-cutting' move

1 day ago

Software -- Whoa, whoa... Tesla slams brakes on allegations of 'unintended acceleration' bug: 'Completely false and was brought by a short-seller' -- Grimes' boyfriend's biz says it's under financial attack

19 hours ago

Security -- Leave your admin interface's TLS cert and private key in your router firmware in 2020? Just Netgear things -- Finding sparks debate over bug disclosure – and how to secure a local gateway's web control panel

1 day ago

Security -- As miscreants prey on thousands of vulnerable boxes, Citrix finally emits patches to fill in hijacking holes in Gateway and ADC -- SD-WAN WANOP will have to wait a few days, though

1 day ago

Personal Tech -- Over a thousand electronic gizmos went missing from London councils last year -- Mobile phone for sale. One careless owner

1 day ago

Ubisoft sues handful of gamers for DDoSing Rainbow Six: Siege -- Two Germans, a Nigerian, and a Dutchman walk into a bar. What happens next? A lawsuit, of course

1 day ago

Photobox ditches Amazon's Redshift, cuddles up to Snowflake -- AWS and Google data warehousing stuff considered, then ignored

1 day ago

It's update time – yes, again – for Insiders as the Windows 10 Slow Ring meanders towards release -- Roundup -- Also: pitching Windows gear at students, while Windows Terminal and TypeScript ring in the new

19 hours ago

LastPass stores passwords so securely, not even its users can access them -- Updated -- Login management service sulks in days-long TITSUP* for some

1 day ago

EU've been naughty: GDPR has netted bloc €114m in fines since 2018 -- France, Germany and Austria house the most offenders – survey

19 hours ago

Hospital hacker spared prison after plod find almost 9,000 cardiac images at his home -- NHS working with cops and ICO to determine if patients must be told

1 day ago

Big Falcon explosion as SpaceX successfully demos Crew Dragon abort systems -- Mere months until 'nauts get a ticket to ride?

1 day ago

Servers - Intel server chip shortages continue to bite: HPE warns of Xeon processor supply drought for the whole of 2020 - Exclusive - Traditional IT titans take backseat behind cloud giants - | 42

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Software -- The delights of on-site working – sun, sea and... WordPad wrangling? -- Who, Me? -- Things can only get better, unless someone misplaces the source

1 day ago

Artificial Intelligence -- Image-rec startup for cops, Feds can probably identify you from 3 billion pics it's scraped from Facebook, YouTube etc -- Roundup -- Plus other 'fun' news from the world of AI

1 day ago

Security - To catch a thief, go to Google with a geofence warrant – and it will give you all the details - Investigators ask Chocolate Factory to help them connect the geographic dots - | 70

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Security -- It's Friday, the weekend has landed... and Microsoft warns of an Internet Explorer zero day exploited in the wild -- Roundup -- Plus, WeLeakInfo? Not anymore!

1 day ago

Software -- You're not Boeing to believe this: Yet another show-stopping software bug found in ill-fated 737 Max airplanes -- Jetliner's return to the skies likely to be delayed by more tech glitches

4 days ago

Artificial Intelligence -- Europe mulls five year ban on facial recognition in public... with loopholes for security and research -- Euro Commission also wants to loosen purse strings for AI investment while tightening reins

4 days ago

Security -- 'Friendly' hackers are seemingly fixing the Citrix server hole – and leaving a nasty present behind -- Congratulations, you've won a secret backdoor

4 days ago

Bootnotes -- Who says HMRC hasn't got a sense of humour? Er, 65 million Brits -- I missed my Self Assessment filing deadline because.... a rundown of the worst excuses

4 days ago

Personal Tech -- EU declares it'll Make USB-C Great Again™. You hear that, Apple? -- Bloc to make not-quite-universal connector universal within its bounds

4 days ago

Security -- Stolen creds site WeLeakInfo busted by multinational cop op for data reselling -- One Irishman and one Dutchman both nicked

4 days ago

Software -- Time to burst out graphing: Get the Windows Insider experience... by taping a calculator to your monitor -- Microsoft releases a Windows 10 Fast Ring refresh and previews new calc toys

4 days ago

Software -- Autonomous Logistics Information System gets shoved off the F-35 gravy train in favour of ODIN -- Snafu-ridden maintenance software behemoth to be replaced

4 days ago