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20th > September > 2017 Archive

macOS High Sierra more like 'Cry Sierra' for Mac-wielding beta testers

Early issues arise with new version of OS X 10.13

Oracle promises SLAs that halve Amazon's cloud costs

Larry Ellison also pledges 'Autonomous Database' to cut the cost of – gulp – the people who run databases

Boffins discover tightest black hole binary system – and it's supermassive

Sitting less than one light year apart in spiral galaxy NGC 7674

Chap tames Slack by piping it into Emacs

And then filtering out all the stuff he doesn't need to read

Behold, says robo-mall-cop maker: Our crime-busting dune buggy packed with spy gear

PicsSurveillance bots are just 'a very weird data center'

Hitachi Data Systems is no more! Arise the new 'Hitachi Vantara'

HDS, Pentaho and Hitachi Insight Group join forces, promise data-driven IoT fun

AI slurps, learns millions of passwords to work out which ones you may use next

Get creative – bringbackfirefly! will no longer cut it, nerds

Dell EMC refreshes its entry-level arrays

Behold the new SCv3000 arrays, with auto-tiering, all-flash, twin controllers, 2PB raw capacity all in 3U for <$10k

Equifax's disastrous Struts patching blunder: THOUSANDS of other orgs did it too

Those are just the ones known to have downloaded outdated versions

UK PC prices have risen 30% in a year since the EU referendum

Vendors Brexploited GBP fall, but components dearth played part too

Compsci degrees aren't returning on investment for coders – research

Spend £50k to get just £3k per year more than non-grads

Toshiba said yes to the Bain-Capital-backed bunch – reports

The question is... will Western Dig give the OK?

More data lost or stolen in first half of 2017 than the whole of last year

That's 1.9 BEEELLION records – and just you wait till GDPR

Google Cloud's API knows the sort of thing you like to look at

And now has creepy 'entity' sentiment analysis too

Lloyds Bank payments glitch frustrates merchants

C'mon, you POS... >:(

Manchester plod still running 1,500 Windows XP machines

Issue 'endemic' across public sector, shriek experts

EU watchdog: Govt bods are seeking 'legal knockouts' to dodge transparency

Increasingly 'legalistic' approach goes against intentions for openness, says ombudsman

More are paying to stream music, but YouTube still holds the value gap

Demand's there; compensating artists is another issue

UK Prime Minister calls on internet big beasts to 'auto-takedown' terror pages within 2 HOURS

And you thought 24 hours would be tough…

Ethereum just checked that part of a Zcash transaction was legit

Someone sent somebody else some money – that's all we know, and that's a good thing

Behold iOS 11, an entirely new computer platform from Apple

ReviewIt's a massive and ambitious upgrade for iPads, but older hardware can't cut it

Amazon wants to be king of the nerd goggles

Glasshole Bezos sees no shame

IT fraudster facing four years' bird time for $10k blackmail

Blackmailed former employer, redirected company website for porn portal

Say Hello to my little friend: Nest blasts IoT world with doorbell, home security gear

Hope it doesn't freeze out folks like its thermostat

FedEx: TNT NotPetya infection blew a $300m hole in our numbers

File-scrambling malware put a bomb under shipping giant's sales growth

Mobe reception grief turns LTE Apple Watch 3 into – er, a dull watch

Plus: You can't switch off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on iOS 11

You've been baffled by its smart thermostat. Now strap in for Nest's IoT doorbell, alarm gear

First fondleOur vulture gets his claws into new hardware

Orland-whoa! Chap cops to masterminding $100m Microsoft piracy racket

Chinese national pleads guilty to running a massive counterfeiting ring

GitLab freezes GraphQL project amid looming Facebook patent fears

Promising query language garbled by legal lingo

Top video game dev nerve-center Unity can now be used to train AI

Hot graphics and complex worlds provide a good testbed for algorithms

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