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Open-source Windows Terminal does the splits: There ain't no party like a multi-pane party

Wed, 2019-11-27 13:09
Latest preview will also 'crash less'! Hooray!

A fresh preview of Microsoft's open-sourced Windows Terminal landed overnight with a couple of standout features to make the app a handy addition to the toolkit of Windows 10 shell-botherers.…

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'Ethical' hackers say: It's just hacker. To be one is no longer a bad thing

Wed, 2019-11-27 12:00
Great and good of pentesting chew the fat with El Reg

Ethical hacking is a "redundant term" but to be a "hacker" is no longer a bad thing, according to proponents of the cybersecurity art form known as "penetration testing".…

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Microsoft takes us to 2004 with new Windows 10 so you don't mistake it for Server 2003

Wed, 2019-11-27 11:00
Spices up your life with change to naming conventions

Microsoft crossed the streams last night as both the Fast and Slow Rings of the Windows Insider Program synchronised ahead of the final fit and finish of next year's Windows 10.…

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Talking a Blue Streak: The ambitious, quiet waste of the Spadeadam Rocket Establishment

Wed, 2019-11-27 10:07
Memories of missiles on the moors of Cumbria

Geek's Guide to Britain Of all the monuments to Great Britain's efforts to maintain its pre-war status as a global superpower in the post-war world, the remnants of the Blue Streak intermediate-range ballistic missile project are among the most bathetic.…

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In Rust We Trust: Stob gets behind the latest language craze

Wed, 2019-11-27 09:04
My, what beautiful curly braces you have

Stob Oh hey, Verity, how's it going? What have you been up to? Busy, busy, busy?

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You're drinking morning coffee in 2019. These eggheads are in 2119 landing drones on their arms like robo-falconers

Wed, 2019-11-27 08:03
With the help of what looks like vibrating dinner plates

Have you ever wanted to land a drone on your arm as if the gizmo were some sort of metallic bird of prey? Well, if so, you’re in luck. Sort of.…

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Who is your daddy and what does he actually do? Vint 'father of the internet' Cerf dodges question about .org

Wed, 2019-11-27 07:02
Is the Internet Society 'severely harming' its reputation or ushering in a bold new future?

At this year's Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Berlin, the opening ceremony, featuring German Chancellor Angela Merkel, was immediately followed by an hour-long session on the “future of internet governance.”…

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Irish eyes aren't smiling after govt blows €1m on mega-printer too big for parliament's doors

Wed, 2019-11-27 05:24
Never complain about installing a printer again

The Irish parliament is under fire for recklessly splashing €808,000 on a gigantic printer that it couldn’t even fit through its doors.…

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