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Tune in and watch online today: How to build a content management platform fit for the future

Thu, 2019-12-05 07:00
Advice based on feedback from Register readers and insights from Box

Webcast Financial institutions across the board are wrestling with how to engage more closely with customers and work better across internal teams. Too often, the cause is ill-fitting content and document management systems, designed for another time. Meanwhile, cloud-based platforms can both help and hinder, delivering short-term benefit but adding complexity and fragmentation.…

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123-Reg is at it again: Registrar charges chap for domains he didn’t order – and didn't want

Thu, 2019-12-05 05:55
The great .uk foist is still rumbling along

Two months after promising customers that its past practices of automatically registering, and charging, customers for .uk domains was all a big misunderstanding, pushy registrar 123-Reg is at it again, charging at least one punter for .uk domains they never ordered and don’t want.…

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Kubernetes? 'I don't believe in one tool to rule the world,' says AWS' Sassy Jassy

Thu, 2019-12-05 01:36
Collaborating with other companies is such a drag

re:Invent AWS CEO Andy Jassy, asked about the future role of Kubernetes (K8s) in cloud infrastructure, told The Register that "I don’t believe in one tool to rule the world."…

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Atlassian scrambles to fix zero-day security hole accidentally disclosed on Twitter

Thu, 2019-12-05 00:55
Exposed private cert key may also be an issue for IBM Aspera

Twitter security celeb SwiftOnSecurity on Tuesday inadvertently disclosed a zero-day vulnerability affecting enterprise software biz Atlassian, a flaw that may be echoed in IBM's Aspera software.…

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Lazarus group goes back to the Apple orchard with new macOS trojan

Thu, 2019-12-05 00:28
In-memory malware a first for suspected Nork hacking crew

The Lazarus group, which has been named as one of North Korea's state-sponsored hacking teams, has been found to be using new tactics to infect macOS machines.…

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AT&T subscribers back in court to crack open telco giant's $60m FTC settlement over limited 'unlimited data' plans

Wed, 2019-12-04 22:59
Hey, no looking, that paperwork's private, says network operator

Angry AT&T customers have asked a judge to force America's trade watchdog, the FTC, to hand over the information it used to reach a $60m settlement with the cellular network for throttling “unlimited data” plans.…

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Astroboffins find first ice giant orbiting a white dwarf and getting stripped down

Wed, 2019-12-04 22:33
Sighting shows the future of our own Solar System

A giant planet orbiting a hot white dwarf star has been discovered for the first time, giving scientists a glimpse into what our Solar System might look like billions of years from now.…

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Escobar Fold 1 snort all it's cracked up to be: Readers finger similarity to slated Chinese mobe

Wed, 2019-12-04 21:12
But how is it $1,000 cheaper?

So, as reported yesterday, the younger brother of Colombia's favourite son Pablo Escobar plans to launch a foldable phone, the Escobar Fold 1. Alarm bells started ringing, not least because the entry-level model has an MSRP of $349 — about $1,000 less than what you'd expect.…

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Former Oracle product manager says he was forced out for refusing to deceive customers. Now he's suing the biz

Wed, 2019-12-04 21:10
Database giant insists that ain't so, will fight lawsuit

A former Oracle employee filed a lawsuit against the database giant on Tuesday claiming that he was forced out for refusing to lie about the functionality of the company's software.…

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Since the FCC won't act Congress finally moves on robocalls by passing half-decent TRACED Act

Wed, 2019-12-04 20:41
Only took seven years of consumer hell to do

The US Congress has finally acted on the scourge of robocalls, with the House of Representative passing the TRACED Act on Wednesday morning by 417 votes to 3 (with 11 not voting).…

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In a touching tribute to its $800m-ish antitrust fine, Qualcomm tears wraps off Snapdragon 865 chip for 5G phones

Wed, 2019-12-04 19:00
While supremo predicts mmWave deployments by 2021, everyone moving to the cloud

Why is it that Qualcomm is never far from drama?…

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Never break the (supply) chain: Intel pitches 'full lifecycle' chip-tracking programme to partners

Wed, 2019-12-04 18:02
Listen to the wind blow, watch the sun rise

Intel has said it wants to make its punters more confident about what happens to its chips on the journey from fab to rack to recycler.…

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Bandwidth weirdness at TalkTalk has customers fuming at being denied on-demand I'm A Celeb

Wed, 2019-12-04 17:08
Distinctly odd

TalkTalk-using readers have contacted The Reg to say they are suffering decidedly odd bandwidth issues shutting off, or severely slowing, access to certain sites while leaving others working as normal.…

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Battery-guzzling 4K hardware clad in an alloy battle jacket: Lenovo's 4th-gen ThinkPad Yoga X1 is its most metal yet

Wed, 2019-12-04 15:58
High-rez screen or going all day without a charge: Pick one

The fourth-generation ThinkPad Yoga X1 has swapped the finish of yesteryear for something a little more metallic.…

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Amazon drops battery-powered Echo speaker so you can play Despacito on the go

Wed, 2019-12-04 13:38
Only in India for the time being

Amazon today announced a new battery-powered version of its ubiquitous Echo speakers.…

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Qualcomm to appeal against another antitrust whopper: This time it's $873m courtesy of South Korea

Wed, 2019-12-04 13:13
Eh, at least it doesn't need to renegotiate patent deals

Qualcomm is to appeal against the decision of a South Korean court to fine the US chip giant $873m for unfairly using patent licensing to stymie rivals' sales.…

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Customers in 'standoff' with SAP over 2025 end of support for Business Suite: Who'll blink first?

Wed, 2019-12-04 12:22
Users doubtful 5 years enough to get everyone moved in time

German enterprise software giant SAP is in a "standoff" with customers over the 2025 deadline for withdrawing support for its SAP Business Suite range.…

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CloudBees SaaSifies Jenkins X running on Google Cloud Platform

Wed, 2019-12-04 11:42
Getting giddy over CI/CD with Anthos and Kubernetes

DevOps World Lisbon CloudBees joined the SaaS club today with a preview of its Jenkins X CI/CD product running atop Google's cloud.…

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EU gets a bit STRESSED out about 5G: With great economic benefits come great security risks

Wed, 2019-12-04 10:54
Yes, in all-caps

The Council of the European Union has warned member states that the introduction of 5G networks poses increased security risks while also bringing economic and infrastructure benefits.…

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Mozilla locks nosy Avast, AVG extensions out of Firefox store amid row over web privacy

Wed, 2019-12-04 09:58
Add-ons accused of slurping every URL netizens visit

The Firefox extensions built by Avast have been pulled from the open-source browser's online add-on store over privacy fears.…

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