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Cisco to reveal 'Starship' ride to cloudy server automation heaven

Thu, 2017-06-22 02:46
Borg plans 'AI-assisted operations in IT', but first we get new HCI boxen for ROBO

Cisco will next week reveal something called “Project Starship” that it promises will allow greater and easier automation of UCS servers and its HyperFlex hyperconverged appliances, no matter if they run in the data centre, remote office or a small business.…

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Researcher calls the fuzz on OpenVPN, turns up new vulns

Thu, 2017-06-22 01:56
Patches for servers and clients

OpenVPN has patched another round of security vulnerabilities, turned up by a researcher independently of the organisation's 2016/17 code audit.…

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Arista-cats <i>nearly</i> out of the bag as redesigned products okayed

Thu, 2017-06-22 01:02
International Trade Commission says its kit should be fine to import again

Arista's long slog back to the shelves in America continues with an initial determination from the International Trade Commission okaying its product redesign.…

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Homeland Security: Putin’s hackers tried to crack electoral networks in 21 US states

Thu, 2017-06-22 00:16
Senate Intelligence Committee frustrated by lack of details

Russian attempts to hack key US election systems are more advanced than first thought, according to testimony by Homeland Security officials in Congress on Wednesday.…

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Oracle, why so much talk of cloud? How's the hardware biz... oh dear

Thu, 2017-06-22 00:01
No wonder they're trying to get away from on-prem

Oracle says it has finally turned the corner with its cloud compute transition as it reports big gains for the business, both in the quarter and the fiscal year.…

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Darkness to fall over North America from a total solar eclipse

Wed, 2017-06-21 23:41
Grab your camping gear and prepare for August 21

America will witness, for the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse stretching from coast to coast on August 21.…

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Oz senate committee says 'robo-debt' program was 'set up to fail'

Wed, 2017-06-21 23:18
Government senators play the 'this is fine' card

Federal Government senators have rejected a Senate report that describes its “robo-debt” program as “set up to fail”.…

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Oz senate committee says 'robo-debt' program was 'set up to fail'

Wed, 2017-06-21 23:18
Government senators play the 'this is fine' card

Federal Government senators have rejected a Senate report that describes its “robo-debt” program as “set up to fail”.…

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Walmart tells developers to stay away from AWS

Wed, 2017-06-21 20:43
Retail giant prefers partners not feed Amazon their cloud cash

Retail giant Walmart says it doesn't want its developer partners using Amazon Web Services to host their cloud apps.…

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OnePlus accused of installing cheat codes for benchmarks with new handset

Wed, 2017-06-21 20:00
Benchmarks aren't useful anyway, says cofounder

On Tuesday OnePlus launched its latest smartphone with much hoopla, and the handset has already found notoriety.…

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Etsy issues pink slips for almost quarter of staff in quest for profit

Wed, 2017-06-21 19:00
Did it decorate notices with glitter and sparkles?

Arts and crafts market Etsy announced today that it is cutting more workers in an effort to get its finances back on track.…

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Cybereason snags $100m from Softbank to mount distribution, tech offensive

Wed, 2017-06-21 17:59
'This deal is the coming of age of the offensive security model'

Cybersecurity startup Cybereason is looking to go to the next level after securing $100m in funding from SoftBank.…

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HPE teases HPC punters with scalable gear

Wed, 2017-06-21 17:04
No you can't have full specs or pricing until next month

The first fruit of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s buy of SGI is set to hit the streets in July with the release of a high performance system - the HPE SGI 8600.…

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US Air Force resumes F-35A flights despite not knowing why pilot oxygen systems failed

Wed, 2017-06-21 16:32
Take a deep breath. You might have to hold it for a while

The US Air Force has today restarted flights of F-35As that were grounded by oxygen supply problems, even as it admits that it still doesn’t know what caused the life support systems to malfunction.…

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Speaking in Tech: IT's a GaaS with Trump at top

Wed, 2017-06-21 16:01
Podcast Plus: Amazon's Whole Foods move, pizza on Mars, Uber chaos, and more
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Avere: You're going to see tighter integration between us and Google

Wed, 2017-06-21 14:57
On-premises data centre not such a big deal any more, it seems

Analysis NAS acceleration and cloud on-ramp supplier Avere is facing a surging cloud on-ramp business, now at parity with its data centre business, and growing much faster, with a Google relationship looking key.…

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TalkTalk customers complain of being unable to load Amazon website

Wed, 2017-06-21 14:54
Issue ongoing since last week

Certain TalkTalk customers have been unable to load Amazon's website since last week.…

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Breach at UK.gov's Cyber Essentials scheme exposes users to phishing attacks

Wed, 2017-06-21 14:41
How does that rank on the Morissette Scale?

The operation behind the UK government's Cyber Essentials scheme has suffered a breach exposing the email addresses of registered consultancies, it told them today.…

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It's fluffy bottom line time at Adobe. That's a good thing, if you were wondering

Wed, 2017-06-21 14:28
It's raining money from that sweet, sweet cloud

Adobe has locked customers into its cloud services, and the fluffy white stuff has continued to, well, fluff up both its top and bottom lines.…

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Honda plant in Japan briefly stops making cars after fresh WannaCrypt outbreak

Wed, 2017-06-21 13:57
No minivans or sedans rolled out of plant for 24 hours

Honda said today that it had briefly halted operations at a car plant in Sayama, Japan earlier this week because of the infamous WannaCrypt ransomware.…

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