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12th > January > 2018 Archive

OnePlus Android mobes' clipboard app caught phoning home to China

UPDATESorry! that was a test feature for Chinese users, company claims

Brace yourselves for the 'terabyte (sic) of death', warns US army IT boss

Sorry, make that, exiting IT boss

Funnily enough, small-town broadband cheaper than big cable packages, say Harvard eggheads

Why can't we have this in more places? Oh, right, lobbyists

Ecuador tried to make Julian Assange a diplomat

It didn’t work, but he got a nice shirt for becoming a citizen

Intel’s Meltdown fix freaked out some Broadwells, Haswells

Customers say PCs and servers reboot a lot after fixes. Meanwhile, AMD admits to Spectre problems

PowerShell comes to MacOS and Linux. Oh and Windows too

PowerShell Core 6.0 arrives for your CLI-wielding pleasure

PC lab in remote leper colony had wrong cables, no licences, and not much hope

On-CallNot even Linux could save the day for odd educational outpost

NASA is pretty pleased with its pulsar-sniffing intergalactic GPS tech

PicsX-ray satnav demo'd for future spacecraft

Europe to spend €1bn on supercomputers and big data infrastructure

Four machines on the slate, at almost-exascale and beyond, to nourish local industry

Next; tech; meltdown..? Mandatory; semicolons; in; JavaScript; mulled;

Punctuation-averse devs, you're coding it wrong

Ice cliffs found on Mars and NASA says they’re a tap for astronauts

Not so fast, please. Ask polar explorers and mountaineers how hard it is to get a drink

Remember those holy tech wars we used to have? Heh, good times

We seem to be far less religious these days – what happened?

Worcestershire's airborne electronics warfare wonderland

Geek's Guide to BritainWhat Bernard Lovell did before Jodrell Bank

Self-driving cars still do not exist even if we think they do

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Some people will believe anything

Should SANs be patched to fix the Spectre and Meltdown bugs? Er ... yes and no

AnalysisGeneral assumption is yes. But five suppliers say no

BOFH: Buttock And Departmental Defence ... As A Service

Episode 1Say it with us: BADD-AAS

UK taxman told to go easy on transformation with Brexit in headlights

Unwieldy projects AND leaving the EU? Don't make us laugh

EU court to rule whether Facebook should seek and destroy hate speech

Austrian lawmakers bump up row over criminal content

US shoppers abandon PC makers in hour of need

Global sales fall for 13th straight quarter

Shhh! DropBox 'quietly files' for IPO

Are you getting that syncing feeling?

'Mummy, what's felching?' Tot gets smut served by Android app

Google’s Play Store fails again

Veeam's reverse-IBM, the rebrands, the new hires, and... DRAM, what's that, Samsung?

It's been a week, hasn't it, storage bods...

Intel AMT security locks bypassed on corp laptops – fresh research

UpdatedEasy as A, B, CTRL+P

Boffins split on whether Spectre fix needs tweaked hardware

AnalysisIt's not like a recall is possible, says chip security expert

VMware: New year, new job – you're fired

UpdatedMake like a virtual machine, and migrate out of here, small percentage of staff told

Celebgate latest: Fourth dirtbag 'fesses up to pillaging iCloud for stars' X-rated selfies

Fake tech support mails used to phish for photo album logins

Dear US taxpayers, 4.5 BEEELLION of your dollars were blown on unapproved IT projects

Govt CIOs failing to scrutinize techies' spending – watchdog

Infamous Silicon Valley 'sex party' exactly as exciting as it sounds

CommentMaybe they should have shoved in some AI love-bots to spice things up

Yay, it's power play day: Conaway prays USA says 'no way' to Huawei

US House rep proposes govt ban on Chinese mobile tech

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