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17th > January > 2018 Archive

Australia won't prescribe its national broadband network a high-fibre diet

Nobody gets 100 Mbps, so nobody buys 100 Mbps, so nobody needs 100 Mbps. QED

What do Cali, New York, Hawaii, Maine and 18 other US states have in common? Fighting the FCC on net neutrality

Attorneys General go to court to rescue internet protections

BIND comes apart thanks to ancient denial-of-service vuln

No active exploits, but crashes are happening in the wild

Today in bullsh*t AI PR: Computers learn to read as well as humans (no)

AnalysisNice tech, but shame on Microsoft, Alibaba's spinners

Google sinks cash into more submarine cables, plans more data centres

South America, Europe and Asia get pipes, DCs for Finland, Honkers and Hollywood

Storage Spaces Direct cheapens itself, hardware-wise, adds NVDIMM support

Good news – assuming software-defined storage is still viable after Meltdown/Spectre

Flying on its own, Thunderbird seeks input on new look

Brings in designers to apply a new coat of UI before world thinks it looks too shabby to run

Google's 'QUIC' TCP alternative slow to excite anyone outside Google

Multiplexing-over-UDP idea has hit the standards track, but is mostly ignored

Another round of click-fraud extensions pulled from Chrome Store

More than 500,000 users stung

VMware’s NSX world domination plan advances with not-just-point release

Version 6.4 brings the NSX GUI to the vSphere client

Wanna motivate staff to be more secure? Don't bother bribing 'em

Usenix EnigmaAlso, don't get the BOFH to publicly smack them with a LART

'No evidence' has done much to break up IT outsourcing

Carillion scandal part of a long tradition of big supplier addiction

Heathrow's air traffic radio set for shiny digital upgrade from Northrop

With built-in web servers. Yup, you read that right

Destroying the city to save the robocar

Special reportThe fight for our public space

Shafted by bosses, disdained by punters, loved by hackers – yes, it's freelance workers

Usenix EnigmaTurns out they are a top target for phishers

Biggest vuln bombshell in forever and storage industry still umms and errs over patches

AnalysisDoes it run in VMs, containers, systems running external code? Just. Patch. It

SPEC SFS 2014 benchmark smashed by storage newbie

NVMe over Fabrics shows its razor sharp performance teeth

National Audit Office report blasts's 'muddled' STEM strategy

More people have skillz, but not in fields that need them

Going soft: Kaminario exits the hardware business

Software-centric business model to reach disruptive industry price point

Ofcom cracks on with spectrum auction rules, despite Three's legal challenge

UK telcos continue appeal to lower spectrum cap

PPI-pusher makes 75 MEEELLION nuisance calls, lands £350k fine

Firm slapped for 'blatantly ignoring telemarketing laws'

Another day, another Spectre fix slowdown: What to expect if you heart ZFS

Blogger records 7-8% toll on read IOPS slammed for NHS data-sharing deal with Home Office

Flouts doctors' guidelines, doesn't properly balance public interests, MPs told

Former Santander bank manager pleads guilty to computer misuse crimes

UpdatedCustomer details spilled to boyfriend

France to lend Brexit Britain sore souvenir of Norman yoke – the Bayeux Tapestry

Prez Macron expected to agree loan when he meets PM

Sueball smacks AMD over processor chip security flaw silence

CEO, CFO in crosshairs after shareholder 'losses'

New Quantum head honcho thrown in at the deep end

CommentCEO Patrick Dennis has his work cut out

SAP boss promises to cull marketing dross on community network

Bill McDermott admits hub was seen as a 'channel to promote corporate messages'

HTML5 may as well stand for Hey, Track Me Longtime 5. Ads can use it to fingerprint netizens

Usenix EnigmaThis language is wired for sound

Who's using 2FA? Sweet FA. Less than 10% of Gmail users enable two-factor authentication

Usenix EnigmaYour daily dose of digital depression

Hey. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube. Get in here... so we can shake your hands – US Senate cyber-terror panel

So much for that grilling

Hehe, still writing code for a living? It's 2018. You could be earning x3 as a bug bounty hunter

Oh, yeah, and learning new tricks and protecting stuff, sure

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