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Hyperconverged leapfrog: Dell EMC borg overtakes Nutanix

Mon, 2017-06-26 10:30
Takes hyper-converged infrastructure appliance lead – analyst

Dell EMC overtook Nutanix to become the leading hyper-converged infrastructure appliance shipper in 2017’s first quarter.…

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Researchers solve first world problem with 'moth-eye' antireflective film

Mon, 2017-06-26 09:32
£$% ambient... light! Can't see.. darn.. phone... screen

A new anti-glare film could help us see our phones a little bit better on a bright day.…

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The good kind of data sharing: <i>Reg</i> empties its storage news warehouse

Mon, 2017-06-26 09:03
Products, hookups, support, click relief and more

Here's a storage news item garage sale. Come on in and check out our array of goodies; there's something for everyone.…

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Men charged with theft of free newspapers

Mon, 2017-06-26 08:37
Bundles of future chip wrappers allegedly nabbed from London rail station

Two men have been charged with theft for allegedly helping themselves to bundles of free newspapers from London Bridge railway station.…

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Despite high-profile hires, Apple's TV plans are doomed

Mon, 2017-06-26 08:01
It's 'Amazon' how far behind it is...

Opinion Apple has been promising to revolutionize TV for years but hasn't yet found the time to do so. Last week, Apple announced two new and likely expensive hires, former Sony Pictures Television presidents, Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg – who are known for Breaking Bad, The Blacklist and other golden TV shows – to help it transform television.…

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Mon, 2017-06-26 07:32
Yahoo!,Tumblr users need to register new e-mail addresses

Verizon has moved to unwind an old deal between Yahoo! and AT&T that allowed users to run merged AT&T and Yahoo! e-mail accounts for login to some Yahoo! services.…

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Linus Torvalds slams 'pure garbage' from 'clowns' at grsecurity

Mon, 2017-06-26 07:01
'I stopped trying to be polite about their BS', says Torvalds who plans Linux 4.12 next week

Linux lord Linus Torvalds thinks he'll be able to give the world version 4.12 of the Linux kernel next week.…

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Humanity is doomed: we watch 45 BILLION hours of YouTube a month

Mon, 2017-06-26 06:34
And that's just the stuff Google can count on mobile devices

Google's revealed just how perilous humanity's future existence has become, by shedding a light on our YouTube viewing habits.…

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UK parliamentary email compromised after 'sustained and determined cyber attack'

Mon, 2017-06-26 06:08
Brute force attack on weak passwords, cracked <90 email accounts

The Parliament of the United Kingdom has admitted it experienced a “sustained and determined cyber attack” over the weekend and says <90 email accounts have been compromised as a result.…

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SpaceX nails two launches and barge landings in one weekend

Mon, 2017-06-26 05:02
Your bike ride/Glastonbury/hookup with a hottie looks a bit less epic now, eh?

No matter what you did over the weekend, you'll struggle to top Elon Musk's after his space trucking venture launched 11 satellites atop two rockets, both of which stuck perfect landings on barges.…

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Tavis Ormandy to Microsoft: have <i>another</i> WIndows Defender vuln

Mon, 2017-06-26 04:02
Microsoft to Tavis: here's the fix. Any chance we could have a day off?

Google Project Zero bug-hunter Tavis Ormandy has alerted the world to yet another way Microsoft's anti-virus tool Windows Defender could be attacked.…

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No-mere-hype hyper-converged systems clock hyper-growth

Mon, 2017-06-26 01:58
IDC's tracker finds FlexPods flourishing, Vblocks/VxBlocks faltering

Analyst firm IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker shows overall converged systems revenue for 2017's first quarter increased year over year but only because of bonkers growth in hyper-converged systems.…

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Microsoft recommends you ignore Microsoft-recommended update

Mon, 2017-06-26 01:11
Left hand quits trying to meet right hand, waves at customers saying 'don't break Skype'

Earlier this month, Microsoft gave the world .NET Framework 4.7 and urged users to install it for the usual reasons: more fun bits to play with and a security improvements.…

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VMware's security product to emerge in Q3 as 'App Defence'

Sun, 2017-06-25 23:58
Project Goldilocks to whitelist VMs' expected behaviour and snuff 'em if they deviate

VMware's long-expected security product will emerge in Q3 under the name “App Defence”.…

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Intel's Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs have nasty hyper-threading bug

Sun, 2017-06-25 23:22
Debian devs noticed errata to deep docs and now the fit's hitting the shan

During April and May, Intel started updating processor documentation with a new errata note – and over the weekend we learned why: Skylake and Kaby Lake silicon has a hyper-threading bug.…

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Intel's Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs have nasty microcode bug

Sun, 2017-06-25 23:22
Debian devs noticed errata to deep docs and now the fit's hitting the shan

During April and May, Intel started updating processor documentation with a new errata note, and over the weekend we learned why: Skylake and Kaby Lake silicon has a microcode bug.…

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WannaCrypt blamed for speed camera re-boot frenzy, despite lack of ransom debands

Sun, 2017-06-25 22:47
USB-toting admin 'upgraded' Windows and Linux systems with something nasty that Police can't really explain

A contractor in the Australian State of Victoria has managed to infect an unknown number of speed cameras with a virus, over sneakernet.…

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Capita flogs Asset Services division for £888m

Sat, 2017-06-24 07:04
'The reduction in leverage is significant' – Parker

Everyone’s favourite people pimp Capita has permanently outsourced its Asset Services businesses to Link Administration for £888m – a fleeting injection of cash in the bank that will be used to reduce debts.…

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Tech giants flash Russia their code blueprints in exchange for access

Sat, 2017-06-24 00:57
What could possibly go wrong?

Cisco, IBM, HP, McAfee and SAP are among plenty of western technology companies that have been showing their source code to Russian authorities in exchange for the right to sell their products in the country.…

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Anthem to shell out $115m in largest-ever data theft settlement

Sat, 2017-06-24 00:09
Good day to be an attorney, or a Maserati salesman

Health insurer Anthem has today agreed to pay $115m to settle a class-action suit brought on by its 2015 cyber-theft of 78.8 million records.…

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