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Microsoft Cops to Azure Error that Exposed 250 Million Accounts

https://mcpmag.com/articles/2020/01/22/microsoft-azure-error-exposed-250m.aspx

3 hrs ago

Microsoft this week revealed that a misconfigured database hosted in its Azure cloud may have compromised millions of customer support case records.

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Alan Turing’s OBE medal, PhD cert, other missing items found in super-fan’s Colorado home by agents, says US govt

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/alan_turing_belongings_found/

3 hrs ago

Shock discovery after Brit super-boffin's stuff disappears decades earlier

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Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia accused of hacking Jeff Bezos' phone with malware-laden WhatsApp message

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/bezos_saudi_bug/

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Updated Mid-East nation slams 'absurd' claim, UN report to emerge

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Chrome suddenly using Bing after installing Office 365 Pro Plus... Yeah, that might have been us, mumbles Microsoft

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/office_365_bing/

6 hrs ago

Bad-a-Bing, badda-boom: Netizens complain of browser hijacking

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Bad Backup Idea: Using OneDrive Sync as an Office 365 Backup Substitute

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/01/22/bad-backup-idea-onedrive-sync-app.aspx

7 hrs ago

Don't cut corners when it comes to protecting Office 365 data, Brien warns. 01/22/2020

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Microsoft boffin inadvertently highlights .NET image woes by running C# on Windows 3.11

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/developer_underlines_c_image_problem_by_running_it_on_windows_311/

7 hrs ago

Old? Windows-only? Community struggles with '40-year-old male' problem

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Server-side Swift's slow support story sours some: Apple lang tailored for mobile CPUs, lacking in Linux world

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/serverside_swifts_slow_support/

7 hrs ago

Analysis Look what you made me

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dnGrep is an open source tool that can search for text inside documents

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/22/dngrep-is-an-open-source-tool-that-can-search-for-text-inside-documents/

7 hrs ago

The application dnGrep is an open source search tool for Windows that is based on the GREP command-line tool. What can it do? It can search for text content inside documents and […]

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The evolving role of the CIO and CMO in customer experience

https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-role-of-the-cio-in-customer-experience/

11 hrs ago

The CIO and CMO must work more closely together and co-govern key resources today in new ways to address an often outdated and/or too inadequate approach to digital customer experience within most organizations.

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Canonical announces high-performance Android services on the cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/canonical-announces-high-performance-android-services-on-the-cloud/

12 hrs ago

Building on top of Ubuntu on the cloud, Canonical is making it possible to run demanding Android apps from the cloud with the Anbox Cloud.

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Co-Op Insurance and IBM play blame game over collapse of £175m megaproject

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/co_op_insurance_v_ibm_high_court_trial_project_cobalt/

12 hrs ago

What happens when big tech ventures completely fail? A High Court trial!

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A timeline of events surrounding the Bezos phone hack

https://www.zdnet.com/article/a-timeline-of-events-surrounding-the-bezos-phone-hack/

13 hrs ago

Bezos hack connected to Khashoggi murder and the Washington Post's subsequent media coverage.

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MongoDB GraphQL release points to broader revamp of serverless platform

https://www.zdnet.com/article/mongodb-graphql-release-points-to-broader-revamp-of-serverless-platform/

15 hrs ago

With support of the GraphQL lightweight query language entering preview, MongoDB is taking the next step toward a broader evolution of its serverless application cloud platform with a nod to mobile and web apps.

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Enterprise skinflints, rejoice: AWS slashes cost of disaster recovery, Kubernetes services

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/aws_claims_80_reduction_in_price_of_disaster_recovery_solution/

16 hrs ago

CloudEndure gets cheaper, new host-level backup for VMs as AWS looks to lock 'em in

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Remember that Sonos speaker you bought a few years back that works perfectly? It's about to be screwed for... reasons

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/sonos_bricking_laudio_gear/

17 hrs ago

Planned obsolescence strikes again

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'I am done with open source': Developer of Rust Actix web framework quits, appoints new maintainer

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/rust_actix_web_framework_maintainer_quits/

17 hrs ago

Project author Nikolay Kim also given some community support after 'unsafe shitstorm'

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WTF, EFS? Experts warn Windows encryption could spawn nasty new ransomware

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/efs_ransomware_poc/

17 hrs ago

Redmond's own security tools could be abused by hard-to-block file-scrambling software nasties

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Get on-screen icons for Caps Lock, Num Lock and Scroll Lock with addLEDs

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/22/get-on-screen-icons-for-caps-lock-num-lock-and-scroll-lock-with-addleds/

17 hrs ago

If you have a laptop or a keyboard that's missing the LED for Caps Lock and other keys, you can use something like 7Caps as a workaround. The program addLEDs is an […]

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Wine 5.0 has been released

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/22/wine-5-0-has-been-released/

17 hrs ago

Linux users rejoice; the team behind the Wine application has released Wine 5.0 for all supported operating systems.  Wine 5.0 is as usual available as a binary for certain systems, e.g. Android, […]

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Google wants its users to find a better balance with technology

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/22/google-wants-its-users-to-find-a-better-balance-with-technology/

17 hrs ago

Do you find it difficult to keep your hands and eyes off of your electronic devices? Google launched a set of digital wellbeing experiments designed to assist Android users when it comes […]

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