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Why is the printer spouting nonsense... and who on earth tried to wire this plug?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/13/on_call/

9 hrs ago

On Call A tale of entry-level electrical skills

Printer

HPE to Mike Lynch: You told either El Reg or High Court the right version of why former Autonomy execs won't testify

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/12/lynch_autonomy_trial_witness/

9 hrs ago

Autonomy trial You know it's solid reporting when trial lawyers start quoting it

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7Caps is a free tool with on-screen indicators that tell you if Caps Lock and Num Lock are enabled

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/14/7caps-is-a-free-tool-with-on-screen-indicators-that-tell-you-if-caps-lock-and-num-lock-are-enabled/

9 hrs ago

Not every keyboard has a built-in Caps Lock or Num Lock LED indicator. My laptop for example, has lights to indicate the status of Caps Lock, Mute and Wi-Fi, but there's none […]

IndicatorsEnabled

RemindMe is an open source offline desktop calendar application for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/14/remindme-is-an-open-source-offline-desktop-calendar-application-for-windows/

9 hrs ago

Desktop calendars are somewhat of a rarity and these days most people either use cloud-based solutions or the calendar app on their mobile phone for reminders. If you're like me and prefer […]

SourceOfflineDesktopCalendarApplicationWindows

Space Force is go, go, go! Because we have a child as President of the United States

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/12/space_force_is_go_go_go/

19 hrs ago

House of Representatives OKs Trump plan because it wants federal parents to take time off

BecausePresidentStates

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/5-companies-that-came-to-win-this-week-dec-13

23 hrs ago

by Rick Whiting For the week ending Dec. 13, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

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Oracle Will Not Replace Mark Hurd As Co-CEO

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/oracle-will-not-replace-mark-hurd-as-co-ceo

23 hrs ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Larry Ellison tells investors in a Q2 earnings call that a unique relationship prompted splitting the top job between two executives in 2014. Now Safra Catz will maintain the position on her own.

OracleReplace

100 mysterious blinking lights in the night sky could be evidence of alien life... or something weird, say boffins

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/13/objects_in_space/

23 hrs ago

Either way, we'll take a one-way ticket, please. Now. Thanks. Good

MysteriousLightsEvidenceSomethingBoffins

ERP disaster zone: The mostly costly failures of the past decade

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/12/erp_disaster_zone_the_mostly_costly_failures_of_the_past_decade/

23 hrs ago

Billions wasted, lawsuits launched

DisasterFailuresDecade

Cops storm Nginx's Moscow offices after a Russian biz claims it owns world's most widely used web server, not F5

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/12/nginx_moscow_office_raided/

23 hrs ago

Rambler claims code creator was working for them at the time and so they own tech worth $700m

OfficesRussianClaimsWorldsServer

IrfanView 4.54 released with improvements and fixes

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/13/irfanview-4-54-released-with-improvements-and-fixes/

23 hrs ago

A new version of the popular image viewer Irfanview has just been released (yes I call IrfanView an image viewer even though it can do a lot more than that). IrfanView 4.54 […]

ReleasedImprovements

clipLogger is a freeware tool that captures text that's been copied to the clipboard

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/13/cliplogger-is-a-freeware-tool-that-captures-text-thats-been-copied-to-the-clipboard/

23 hrs ago

There are quite a few good replacements for the Windows Clipboard. Let's take a look at a freeware program called clipLogger and find out how useful it is. The GUI of the […]

FreewareClipboard

Creative cloudy types still making it rain cash for Adobe

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/13/adobe_q4_2019/

yesterday

Maker of cloudy PDF and services software ... yes, that's Perpetually Dosh Forming

CreativeCloudyMakingAdobe

Microsoft Previews Windows VM Authentications via Azure Active Directory

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/12/12/windows-vm-authentications-via-azure-ad.aspx

yesterday

Microsoft on Thursday announced a preview of remote authentications into Windows-based Azure virtual machines (VMs) using Azure AD credentials. 12/12/2019

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You cannae break the laws of physics, cap'n... Boffins call BS on 'impossible' black hole, fear readings were botched

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/12/black_hole_rebuttal/

yesterday

Updated We knew it was too good to be true

Boffins

You had one job, Cupertino: Apple's Intelligent Tracking Protection actually gets tracking protection

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/12/apple_intelligent_tracking_protection/

yesterday

Gap in browser privacy tech embarrassingly detected by Google

ApplesIntelligentTrackingProtectionActually

Google removes options to always show www in the Chrome browser's address bar

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/13/google-removes-options-to-always-show-www-in-the-chrome-browsers-address-bar/

yesterday

Google Chrome users who visit the sites www.example.com and example.com will only see example.com listed in the browser's address bar going forward. Google implemented a change in Chrome 76 earlier this year […]

GoogleRemovesOptionsAlwaysChromeBrowsersAddress

AgaueEye is a free hardware monitoring tool that displays an overlay when gaming

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/13/agaueeye-is-a-free-hardware-monitoring-tool-that-displays-an-overlay-when-gaming/

yesterday

If you have watched gaming benchmark videos on YouTube, you may have noticed that there is usually an overlay at the top left corner to display the system's performance. AgaueEye is a […]

HardwareMonitoringDisplaysGaming

Pervasive integration of enterprise systems and data arrives

https://www.zdnet.com/article/pervasive-integration-of-systems-and-data-arrives/

yesterday

Long the most expensive, time-consuming, and fraught activity in IT, the integration of systems and data has seen recent breakthroughs that make it far easier, faster, and less costly to bring systems together in a high quality way. Here's how SAP is changing the art of the possible.

IntegrationEnterpriseSystemsArrives

The art of the possible: Pervasive integration of enterprise systems and data arrives

https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-art-of-the-possible-pervasive-integration-of-enterprise-systems-and-data-arrives/

yesterday

Long the most expensive, time-consuming, and fraught activity in IT, the integration of systems and data has seen recent breakthroughs that make it far easier, faster, and less costly to bring systems together in a high quality way. Here's how SAP is changing the art of the possible.

PossibleIntegrationEnterpriseSystemsArrives