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14th > February > 2017 Archive

Infosec pros aren't too bothered by Trump – it's his cabinet sidekicks you need to worry about

BSidesSFCrackdown on H-1B abuse is fine, backdoors no way

Explain! yourself! US! senators! yell! at! Yahoo!

Purple Palace pressed to come clean on its mega-breaches

Apple joins one wireless power group, the other one responds with so-happy forced grin

You've seen this movie before, on Betamax, and the ending isn't pretty

Feel like a spot of planet-hunting? Here's 1,600 suns worth of data

Decades of exoplanet observations are yours for the downloading

Clouds can compete with HPC, say boffins

Azure hits the high notes in High Performance Linpack tests, SoftLayer strangles itself

NASA picks three Martian wet patches for 2020 splashdown

Bug-hunting mission's final landing site candidates are thought to have seen water flow

Oracle teases 'easy-to-absorb' platform updates, wants 'all' your infrastructure biz

Big Red admits to a lost half-decade in silicon, promises melding with software real soon

Roses are red, you're over the moon, 'cos you work in infosec, and you're retiring soon

'Cliff edge' drop for UK cybersecurity industry

Roses are red, you're feeling blue, 'cos no one wants to watch VR telly with you

A solution! You can now invite your equally sad mates

Oracle is red, violets are blue, we hope you'll integrate biz analytics in our cloud soon

Blue, soon, close enough

Roses are red, violets are blue, fake-news-detecting AI is fake news, too

AnalysisHumanity's bulls*** is too much for software

SaaS-y security outfit CrowdStrike falls out of love with test lab

UpdatedTries – and fails – to have court suppress review of its Falcon product

It's over? Pat Gelsinger's post vSphere VMware NSX-T opportunity

Sysadmin BlogSoftware-defined networking? Time for an open relationship

The Register's guide to protecting your data when visiting the US

Summary: You're (mostly) screwed without preparation

GRAPHENE: £120m down, UK.gov finds it's still a long way from commercial potential

Wonder material, not wonder market

Cisco's Visual Networking Index: Rather optimistic traffic numbers, aren't they?

Updated5G, New Radio - how much of the hype should we really believe...

Roses are reddish, exam-takers more so: Cisco's test price hike's a smack to the torso

Soz, currency fluctuation

Roses are red, violets are blue, HMRC confirms Verify can STFU

Taxmen to press on with own ID authenticating service... as we reported

UK website data insecurity worries: Users in bits over car break-up emails

UpdatedDon't break my car... my achy brake-y car.. or is that do?

GoDaddy CEO says US is 'tech illiterate' (so, yeah, don't shut off that cheap H-1B supply)

At least wait until there's a pipeline from schools, he says

Amazon Chimes into video-conferencing: Look out, Skype, Google

See this, Cisco?

XPoint: Leaked Intel specs reveal 'launch-ready' SSD – report

Roses are nice, but SSDs from Chipzilla (if these specs are true) are DRAM-NAND gap-filler

Battle of the botnets: My zombie horde's bigger than yours

DDoSing over 100Gbps up 140%. Mirai worst but Spike peaks at 517Gbps

Vinyl, filofaxes – why not us too, pleads Nokia

HMD cranks up the nostalgia ahead of comeback

With nearly 1m users on its books, DigitalOcean touts load balancers

CTO gets all loved up about customers on Valentine's Day

King's College London bods recruit members for penis ring study

'One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness... oh sh*t, it's come off'

Cloud is the future, wait, what? Cohesity cloud software now touted for on-prem gear

Cloud Platform becomes Virtual Edition for ROBO use

Nifty website claims to make comparing cloud costs simple. Good luck with that

Covers AWS, Azure, Google clouds and more

Commissioner kisses Met goodbye, says it's set to be 'best digital police force'

Never mind the cock-ups

Fujitsu has its own line of storage boxes, so, uh, why is it reselling XtremIO in Japan?

Extreme measures called for in an extreme geography

Roses are red, bugs make you blue, Patch Tuesday is late, because Microsoft loves you

Adobe and Nvidia on the other hand...

No crypto backdoors, more immigration ... says Republican head of House Committee on Homeland Security

RSA USAIs there something in the water in San Francisco?

Standards Australia might send Tesla's PowerWalls outside

Is the dining room the right place for 10 kWH of battery chemistry anyhow?

Magic Leap sued for sex discrimination … by woman it hired to stamp out sex discrimination

Oh yeah, and its technology still doesn't exist either

Bruce Schneier: The US government is coming for YOUR code, techies

OSLSOpen source has won, but victory may be fleeting

'We need a new Geneva Convention to protect all citizens from snoops'

RSA USAPrivate biz needs to push back against government pressure, says Microsoft prez

Apple: Don't panic, but your Mac can be pwned via GarageBand .bands

macOS gets patch for critical flaw in music app

Oracle reveals more rounded Australian *aas

Big Red's IaaS and PaaS land in Oz, as an entree to SPARC cloud and AWS-killer plans

ASLR-security-busting JavaScript hack demo'd by university boffins

Amster-damn, that's a hell of a vulnerability to make browser bug exploitation easier

Toshiba chairman quits over $6bn nuclear loss

May have to sell even more of its chip business to cover costs

Australian Tax Office's HPE SAN failed twice in slightly different ways

Rickety array still at work: In tax-speak 'Commissioned new SAN' doesn't mean it's live yet

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