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30-up: You know what? Those really weren't the days

27 min 4 sec ago
Happy anniversary, readers, from the original Git it girl

Stob It's 30 years since .EXE Magazine carried the first Stob column; this is its pearl Perl anniversary. Rereading article #1, a spoof self-tester in the Cosmo style, I was struck by how distant the world it invoked seemed. For example:…

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Fujitsu says sayonara to UK exec heavyweights

1 hour 1 min ago
Staff tell El Reg to expect another wave of deck chair rearranging

Exclusive The exit of three senior executives at the top of Fujitsu's Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) management stack has unsettled the workforce who are braced for yet more restructuring.…

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Dell in-houses production, dumps Celestica in Ireland

1 hour 31 min ago
When Irish-made drives are migrating

Exclusive Dell EMC is terminating the contract it had with electronics manufacturer Celestica to take production in-house at its Cork-based facility in Ireland, with hundreds of jobs said to be at risk.…

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Congrats on keep out the hackers. Now, you've taken care of rogue insiders, right? Hello?

2 hours 43 min ago
And you're doing it in real time, yes? Is that a no?

Comment It's exasperating how each high-profile computer security breach reveals similar patterns of failure, no matter the organization involved.…

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No, the Mirai botnet masters aren't going to jail. Why? 'Cos they help Feds nab cyber-crims

3 hours 50 min ago
Probation, comm service for poachers turned gamekeepers

The three brains behind the Mirai malware, which infects and pressgangs Internet-of-Things devices into a botnet army, have avoided jail.…

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Flying to Mars will be so rad, dude: Year-long trip may dump 60% lifetime dose of radiation on you

4 hours 50 min ago
Cancer, brain damage, a bad back ... it's all for a good cause

A year-long round trip to Mars could give you more than half the maximum radiation dose recommended for an astronaut's entire career, according to data collected by the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter.…

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Wha's that smell? Oh, it's Newegg cracked wide open by skimmers

5 hours 50 min ago
Fresh from British Airways hack, Magecart strikes again

Netizens buying stuff from Newegg had their bank card details skimmed for a month by hackers who stashed the Magecart toolkit on the dot-com's payment pages.…

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Renegade 3D-printing gunsmith Cody Wilson on the run in Taipei from child sex allegations

7 hours 8 min ago
International hunt for American bod after he skips flight home

Cody Wilson, notorious for publishing 3D-printed gun designs online, is believed to be holed up in Taiwan after US cops suspected him of sexually assaulting an underage teenager.…

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Upgrade without tears: Download the Windows 10 crash course eBook

9 hours 20 min ago
Learn everything you need to know about company deployment

Promo Although Windows 10 has been on the scene since 2015, users were at first reluctant to abandon their familiar and usable Windows 7 for the attractions of the bigger and better operating system.…

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Oi, you. Equifax. Cough up half a million quid for fumbling 15 million Brits' personal info to hackers

9 hours 41 min ago
UK watchdog demands max penalty after security snafu

The UK's privacy watchdog wants to fine Equifax £500,000 ($660,000) after hackers siphoned off 15 million Brits' info from the credit-score agency's databases.…

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Big Cable tells US government 'Now's not the time to talk about internet speeds, just give us the money'

Wed, 2018-09-19 23:02
Consumer groups beg to differ

Big cable companies have told the federal government that "now's not the time" to talk about US internet speeds; despite a new program that will pay them billions of dollars to expand broadband access across the country, and a new proposal that put even more money in their pockets.…

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Big Cable tells US government 'Now's not the time to talk about internet speeds, just give us the money'

Wed, 2018-09-19 23:02
Consumer groups beg to differ

Big cable companies have told the federal government that "now's not the time" to talk about US internet speeds; despite a new program that will pay them billions of dollars to expand broadband access across the country, and a new proposal that put even more money in their pockets.…

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Garbage collection – in SPAAACE: Net snaffles junk in first step to clean up Earth's orbiting litter

Wed, 2018-09-19 22:59
EU-funded gizmo clings to trash like a face hugger

Video Scientists have managed to capture a small floating human-made satellite using a net deployed from a spacecraft orbiting the Earth for the first time.…

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Holy macaroni! After months of number-crunching, behold the strongest material in the universe: Nuclear pasta

Wed, 2018-09-19 21:19
Probably cost a pretty PENNE to run that physics simulation

Good luck sinking your teeth into nuclear pasta. For one it’ll be tricky to get a hold of since it’s the stuff lodged inside neutron stars. Additionally, it may also be the universe’s strongest material.…

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FCC's latest 5G plan little more than corporate cash giveaway, warns expert

Wed, 2018-09-19 20:43
One-size-fits-all pricing will expand, not narrow, digital divide

The latest effort by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand 5G networks across the United States is little more than a cash giveaway to large telcos and will grow, rather than close, the digital divide.…

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Patch for EE's 4G Wi-Fi mini modem nails local privilege escalation flaw

Wed, 2018-09-19 18:52
Better update if you leave your laptop unattended in public...

Telco EE's Mini Wi-Fi modem needs to be updated with a recently issued patch.…

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Heads up: Get ready to tune in live and watch us probe insider threats menacing today's IT

Wed, 2018-09-19 17:02
Your video guide to locking down systems – and then fire questions our way

Promo On September 26 at 10:00 PT / 11:00 MT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 BST we're broadcasting live with an exploration of insider threats to enterprises and other organizations.…

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Effortful, tiresome, laborious: Couchbase says latest data platform release can sack off ETL

Wed, 2018-09-19 16:00
NoSQL database biz promises to 'keep it simple' for enterprises after real-time analytics

NoSQL database biz Couchbase has promised administrators its latest release will allow them to ditch the laborious extract, transform and load (ETL) process, and analyse info directly from the database.…

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A spot of Python in your Azure automation? Step right this way, sir

Wed, 2018-09-19 15:46
Python 2 support for runbooks slithers out of preview

Microsoft this week announced something that may have surprised a few devs who'd seen it lurking in Azure for a while – Python 2 support has finally moved out of preview for Azure runbooks.…

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National Museum of Computing to hold live Enigma code-breaking demo with a Bombe

Wed, 2018-09-19 14:58
Turing-Welchman machine to do its thing – with original wartime operator present

The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) is going to fire up its replica Enigma code-breaker to decrypt encoded messages sent from Poland – with an original wartime Bombe operator supervising the process.…

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