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25th > October > 2016 Archive

'Biggest ever' Linux release

Judge orders FBI to reveal whether White House launched 'Tor pedo' torpedo exploits

Alleged Playpen perverts win a concession

IBM kills off SoftLayer brand, puts it in the Bluemix

♬ 'Cause tonight is the night when two become one ♬

IBM Australia again blames ISPs for #censusfail, is also 'unreservedly' sorry

Big Blue in compensation talks with Australian government

Joomla! readies patch for core vulnerability so critical it isn't talking

Patch to drop 1400 UTC, Tuesday. And the haste of its release suggests this is scary

MedSec's St Jude pacemaker hacks confirmed by pen-tester

Bishop Fox report says Merlin@Home vulns are real and deadly

Reports: Twitter chainsaw massacre redux on the cards

300 staff to get their 140-character farewell

Iceland's Pirate Party tops polls ahead of national elections

Manifesto silent on copyright, calls for privacy, anonymity and open data in open formats

Data management services have to get proactive – Acronis

CommentAggressive data protection services needed, as every business's data gets hyperscale

WiGig spec hints at 5G offering 8 Gbps over 10 metres

Wi-Fi Alliance certification program kicks off with Intel, Qualcomm chipsets to the fore

Amazon unleashes on-prem-VM-to-cloud application teleporter

Erm … didn't Amazon just make a deal with VMware for something similar? Yes, it did

Accountant falls for sexy Nigerian email scammer, gives her £150k he cheated out of pal

Brian Ridpath has 419 problems, but the potentially fictional Lisa Johnson ain't one

Graduate recruitment site exposed 50,000 CVs sent to Virgin Media UK

Kid schools telco: 'So have you heard of access controls?'

Swedes ban camera spy-drones for anything but crime fighting

Bike-mounted cams on the ground are just fine, though

Microsoft: Watch out millennials for evil Security Essentials

Scammers: 'Gunna be lit, fam'

RIP Vale Sheri S.Tepper

Euro Central Bank backs money laundering rules for virtual currency exchanges

But 'illegal activities might continue to be financed'

The cloud is not new. What we are doing with it is

Sysadmin blogEnvisioning provisioning

Will AI spell the end of humanity? The tech industry wants you to think so

Or is that what the Matrix wants us to think?

Capita's head of tech solutions resigns

Another one bites the dust

FireMon buys FortyCloud

Aussie trams equivalent to 30 skateboarding rhinos

Reg Standards BureauWell knock us off our unicycles, we had no idea!

Small fry Scale offers single-node HCI boxen for the ROBO crowd

That's plenty for Remote and Branch Offices, says firm

Job ad asks for 'detrimental' sysadmin

Yep. That sounds about right

BlackBerry DTEK60: An elegant flagship for grown-ups

Hands-on ReviewShame about the name

Surveillance by consent: Commissioner launches CCTV strategy for England and Wales

Guidelines issued on ensuring the public is protected, not spied on

Existing security standards are fine for IoT gizmos in electrical grids

IoT World CongressWhy are you screaming and tearing your hair out?

Bloody robots! 860k public sector jobs to be automated by 2030, say researchers

Yeah yeah. Humanity is unnecessary. We're sick of experts shoving it in our faces

And so we enter day seven of King's College London major IT outage

Q: What happens when a one-disk-failure-tolerant RAID fails? A: So do new applicants

Cohesity COO Riccardo Di Blasio cut loose by board after HR probe

ExclusiveLack of cohesion

Microsoft's Cognitive Toolkit on GitHub in all its speech-recognising glory

Now go forth – and develop armies of soulless stenographers

Paging 1994: Crap encryption still rife in devices

Switch to asymmetric keys, stat!

Samsung patches Galaxy Note 7 to not explode as two-thirds of phones recalled

Fine, but you really should consider replacing it by now

SUSE: Question. What do you call second-place in ARM enterprise server linux? Answer: Red Hat

ARM TechConWe win! Boo-yeah! First place out of three?

ARM: Hold my beer, we'll install patches for your crappy IoT gear for you

ARM TechConCPU designer touts cloud to push updates securely to all devices

Avira debuts freebie VPN

And for our next trick, says Google while literally wheeling out a humongous tablet ...

PicJamboard is a cheaper Microsoft Surface Hub

Uber's robo-truck makes first delivery of ... Budweiser in Colorado

Sour taste ahead for professional drivers

HPE buffs OpenStack cloud to woo public-shy types

OpenStack SummitHelion a 'real environment for production'

'Every step your anti-theft tracker takes – I'll be watching you'

Phone-sync'd widgets open folks to stalker risk

A bigger splash: The mathematics of spilling beer

Next time, ask for your pint in 'minute straw shapes'

Google gobbles startup that claims its tech is like a mind reader (gulp)

Chocolate Factory has acquired Eyefluence to watch you watch VR

AT&T's spying millions

What has 500,000 thumbs and is no longer being sued by HP? Panasonic

Sides settle beef over the cost of that DVD player you never use

Did Apple leak a photo of its new Macbook Pro in an OS update? Our survey says: Yes

Hidden image of product unearthed in latest Sierra

Want to use 3D XPoint DIMMs with Intel Purley Xeons? Wait a couple of years for second-gen

Not first-gen Purley in 2017 as we were sorta promised

That time Brian Krzanich had dinner with Elon Musk, Marc Benioff, David Blaine and Lars from Metallica

Intel CEO talks teamwork, not reading books and white privilege

Low-power transistors hint at alternative to battery bonfires

Cambridge researchers envision electronics that thrive on a starvation diet

Asterisk users need to patch DoS bug

Overlap dialling lets attacker shut down system

US judge rubber-stamps Volkswagen's 'Dieselgate' settlement

475,000 Americans will get trade-in value plus $5k to $10k compensation

Disaster in Cupertino: Apple only made US$9bn last quarter

'Holy s**t, Tim!' - profits have slipped to a mere 'bonkers'

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