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12th > February > 2018 Archive

Huawei claims national security is used as plausible excuse for 'protectionism'

Global government affairs veep wants trade rules to apply

If you haven't already killed Lotus Notes, IBM just gave you the perfect reason to do it now, fast

Also: Big Blue's Meltdown, Spectre status updated, and a mystery bug in AIX

5G won't just be fast, it'll do the ML-fuelled self-optimisation thing

That's if the ITU can get telcos talking standards, and it looks like it can

Boffins upload worm's brain into a computer, teach it tricks

Nematode only has 300 neurons – a snack to simulate

Meltdown's Linux patches alone add big load to CPUs, and that's just one of four fixes

Netflix chap predicts streamer will cop slowdown between 0.1% and 6%

Talk down to Siri like it's a mere servant – your safety demands it

Voice assistants get samples of our voice that can be remixed and faked

Military techie mangled minicomputer under nose of scary sergeant

Who, Me?That's 'I hit the power button my mistake, SIR!' Do you understand?

How do you win at HCI? It's SimpliVity ... or maybe not, right Dell?

AnalysisMagic quadrant shows HPE has its work cut out

Are you an open-sorcerer or free software warrior? Let us do battle

Open Source InsiderQuickly now, before the suits show up

The Register Lecture: AI turning on us? Let's talk existential risk

Cambridge comes to Clerkenwell to talk Existential Risk

Yorkshire cops have begun using on-the-spot fingerprint scanners

Civil rights groups slam trial as 'breathtakingly invasive'

Vodafone boasts 200Mbps with 4G mini mast in Cornish trial

More kit to boost connectivity in rural UK

Cryakl ransomware antidote released after servers seized

Don't pay the miscreants – don't even fix a price

Samsung needs to eat itself, not copy Apple's X-rated margins

AnalysisShort-term greed risks long-term irrelevance

Oracle: We've stuffed automation in 'pretty much' all our services

Firm in mega cloud tech push

See that over Heathrow? It's not an airliner – it's a Predator drone

If you can fly bombs through there, you can fly parcels, too

Until last week, you could pwn KDE Linux desktop with a USB stick

Tweak VFAT volume to execute arbitrary code

How back of server pack rat Inspur has sailed into the top-three slot

AnalysisChinese firm blows past costly Cisco and Lenovo

Facebook smartmobe app's pre-ticked privacy settings violate German data protection law

Court favours consumer group in long-running dispute

Facebook gets Weed-whacked: Unilever exec may axe ads over social network's toxic posts

Huge advertiser threatens to turn off Zuck's money tap

Still not on Windows 10? Fine, sighs Microsoft, here are its antivirus tools for Windows 7, 8.1

Redmond extends ATP to older builds, adds third-party links

Wanna gobble Google's custom chips? Now you can – its Cloud TPUs at $6.50 an hour

TensorFlow math accelerators available to rent

It's official: .corp, .home, .mail will never be top-level domains on the 'net

Sigh with relief, fellow geeks, if you're using them on your home or business network

Getty load of this: Google to kill off 'View image' button in search

UpdatedChocolate Factory overhauls picture portal to end legal brouhaha

NASA budget shock: Climate studies? GTFO. We're making the Moon great again, says Trump

Cheer up – by 2030, we'll have flying cars, too

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