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Qumulo goes all-flash and replicates to AWS

Mon, 2017-11-13 08:02
Scale-out on-premises filer can burst processing to Amazon

Scale-out file start up Qumulo has revealed all-flash filer nodes.…

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Los Alamos National Lab fires up 750-node RPi cluster

Mon, 2017-11-13 06:55
It's an exercise in learning to cluster, and could soon scale to 10,000 nodes

The Los Alamos National Laboratory will this week reveal its latest "High-performance computer" - a cluster of 750 Raspberry Pis.…

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Stop your moaning, says maker of buggy Bluetooth sex toy

Mon, 2017-11-13 05:58
Companion app recorded audio you while you - ahem - played, but it never left your phone

Sex-toy maker Lovesense has told its customers to stop moaning about one of its products, which recorded audio of users as they – ahem – played, and stored it on their Android phones.…

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ARM emulator in a VM? Yup, done. Ready to roll, no config required

Mon, 2017-11-13 04:54
Also does MIPS, PowerPC, Sparc, and AARCH64

Hacking ARM processors just became a little after a researcher who operates under the name Azeria Labs put together virtual machines that emulate common hardware .…

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Teensy weensy space shuttle flies and lands

Mon, 2017-11-13 01:36
'Dream Chaser' is signed up for ISS re-supply six missions

Sierra Nevada Corporation's “Dream Chaser” automated spaceplane has successfully flown and landed.…

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Ride-share upstart 'Fasten' revealed as Hive of insecurity

Mon, 2017-11-13 00:34
Like Uber but for leaking personal data: a million customer records left on unsecured Hadoop

Boston-based ride-hailing hopeful Fasten has coughed to a million-customer data breach that happened because someone left a database lying around unsecured.…

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CopperheadOS stops updates to thwart knock-off phone floggers

Sun, 2017-11-12 22:29
Hardened Android vendor found third parties eating its lunch

The folk in charge of the hardened Android distribution CopperheadOS have run into problems with licence violations. Over the weekend, they temporarily disabled over-the-air updates for Nexus devices, and pulled some downloads from their website.…

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Linux 4.14 arrives and Linus says it should have fewer 0-days

Sun, 2017-11-12 21:41
Which is nice as it's the next long-term release and gets Linux into the GPU game

Linus Torvalds has given the world version 4.14 of the Linux Kernel.…

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Manic miners, hideous hackers, frightful flaws, vibrating mock cock app shock – and more

Sat, 2017-11-11 08:34
It's your weekly security news bytes

Roundup Phew, we made it to the weekend. Let's take a look at everything that went down in IT security beyond what we've already covered this week.…

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Secret HPE AI chip, TensorFlow updates, neural networks writing themselves – and more

Sat, 2017-11-11 01:37
Your weekend dose of machine-learning updates

Roundup It's been an interesting fortnight, sorry, two weeks in AI. In addition to what we've already reported, we have news about HPE developing what looks like a neural network accelerator chip, TensorFlow updates, Google's effort to teach software to make software, and other bits and pieces.…

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Parity's $280m Ethereum wallet freeze was no accident: It was a HACK, claims angry upstart

Fri, 2017-11-10 22:40
And we have evidence to prove it, says biz stiffed out of $1m

A crypto-currency investor who was locked out of his $1m Ethereum multi-signature wallet this week by a catastrophic bug in Parity's software has claimed the blunder not an accident – it was "deliberate and fraudulent."…

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You wanted robo-butlers. Instead, you're getting robo-BOFHs

Fri, 2017-11-10 21:11
Machine-learning tech tries to figure out when your servers are about to fail

Interview Park Place Technologies for the past two years has been working with IT services biz BMC to develop a way to augment its data center service business with machine learning.…

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Brace yourselves, fanboys. Winter is coming. And the iPhone X can't handle the cold

Fri, 2017-11-10 20:08
Speaking of white scenes, Apple's diversity is still grim

Apple's $1,000 iPhone X may have trouble operating in the winter weather.…

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How did someone hijack your Gmail? Phishing, keylogger or password reuse, we're guessing

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:50
If you run a website with user accounts, take a look at this research, ta

Google has teamed up with computer scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, to find out how exactly hijackers take over its users' accounts.…

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Microsoft president says the world needs a digital Geneva Convention

Fri, 2017-11-10 17:57
Mr Smith goes to Switzerland

Microsoft president Brad Smith appeared before the UN in Geneva to talk about the growing problem of nation-state cyber attacks on Thursday.…

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Quantum CEO exits as scale-out storage rescue fails

Fri, 2017-11-10 17:21
Tape, DXi and SOS all trend down as SW-defined cloud-native star rises

It's blood on the boardroom table at Quantum as an activist investor joins the board, the CEO leaves, the scale-out storage revenue rescue strategy fails, revenues turn down, and hopes turn to a software-defined, cloud-native future.…

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Word on the Rimini Street: Software support firm smiles through Oracle pain

Fri, 2017-11-10 16:54
Q3 sales up, global footprint enlarged post NASDAQ listing

Oracle and SAP support firm Rimini Street has reported an increase in revenues in its first quarterly results since being listed on the NASDAQ.…

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HPE gets carried array with HPC: Partners up with DDN

Fri, 2017-11-10 16:25
High-performance servers get data-pumping storage arrays

+Comment HPE and DataDirect Networks are partnering to integrate DDN storage and burst buffer products with HPE's Apollo servers and its DMF workflow manager.…

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Greenhouse gas-sniffing satellite to be built and tested in Britain

Fri, 2017-11-10 16:05
By a multinational... But, er, RULE BRITANNIA!

The UK Space Agency has made a deal with Thales Alenia Space to assemble and test a carbon-measuring satellite, the government announced yesterday.…

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Computing in schools improved, but still needs major patching – report

Fri, 2017-11-10 15:46
This programme is not fully supported, please contact your national administration

Computing based education has improved in the UK since 2012 but there's still more to be done, according to the Royal Society…

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