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The $4.3bn trial of the century is over! Now we wait for judgment

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/autonomy_trial_93_days_finished/

9 hrs ago

Autonomy Trial 'A very long haul' says judge as HPE v Lynch and Hussain reaches its end

Peek inside this fascinating effort to map Britain's subterranean tubes – a deep sprawl of unrecorded infrastructure beneath our feet

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/register_lecture_mapping_unseen_britain/

9 hrs ago

Register Lecture Join us next month in a cosy pub to hear all about Ordnance Survey's latest project

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HPE and Cumulus Networks partner for open storage

https://www.networkworld.com/article/3513501/hpe-and-cumulus-networks-partner-for-open-storage.html

13 hrs ago

The deal between HPE and Cumulus Networks is designed to address the increased network and storage demands of techs like AI, IoT.

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Bad news: Windows security cert SNAFU exploits are all over the web now. Also bad: Citrix gateway hole mitigations don't work for older kit

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/windows_citrix_patch_update/

13 hrs ago

Vid Good news: There is none. Well, apart from you can at least fully patch the Microsoft blunder

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The Curse of macOS Catalina strikes again as AccountEdge stays 32-bit

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/curse_of_catalina/

13 hrs ago

Apple: 'The apps you use every day.' Except that one. And that one. And those are right out

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The dream of a single European patent may die next month – and everyone is in denial about it

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/single_european_patent/

13 hrs ago

German Constitutional Court is much more dangerous than people think

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Unlocking news: We decrypt those cryptic headlines about Scottish cops bypassing smartphone encryption

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/17/scottish_cops_cellebrite_kiosks/

13 hrs ago

Vid New perspective on FBI, Interpol demands for backdoors

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Firefox for Android migration is about to begin

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/17/firefox-for-android-migration-is-about-to-begin/

13 hrs ago

Mozilla announced today that it will soon migrate Firefox for Android Nightly installations to the new Firefox Preview for Android Nightly version. The organization has been working on a new mobile web […]

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Google reveals new schedule for 'phasing out support for Chrome Apps across all operating systems'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/google_phasing_out_support_for_chrome_apps_across_all_operating_systems/

23 hrs ago

June 2020 is the end for users on Windows, Linux and Mac

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No Mo'zilla for about 100 techies today: Firefox maker lays off staff as boss talks of 'difficult choices' and funding

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/mozilla_job_cuts/

23 hrs ago

Enjoy that new version 72? Donate.mozilla.org is a thing, folks

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Top Euro court advised: Cops, spies yelling 'national security' isn’t enough to force ISPs to hand over massive piles of people's private data

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/ecj_privacy_prelim_ruling/

23 hrs ago

Analysis Opinion is preliminary, though a good start

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Microsoft's on Edge and you could be, too: Chromium-based browser exits beta – with teething problems

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/15/microsofts_edge_chromium/

23 hrs ago

Redmond loves Linux so much this Internet-Explorer-replacement is for Windows, macOS only right now

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Windows Calculator will get a Graphing Mode: first look

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/17/windows-calculator-will-get-a-graphing-mode-first-look/

23 hrs ago

Microsoft released a new build to the Fast Ring Windows Insider channel yesterday. The update increases the build to version 19546 and one of the changes that it brings along with it […]

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Qmmp is a freeware music player that looks like Winamp

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/17/qmmp-is-a-freeware-music-player-that-looks-like-winamp/

23 hrs ago

If you like Winamp and want something that resembles it and don't want to use AIMP, Qmmp may be right up your alley.  It is a freeware music player for Windows and […]

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The time that Sales braved the white hot heat of the data centre to save the day

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/17/on_call/

yesterday

It's getting hot in here, so open all your doors

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Gap nixes plan to spin off Old Navy amid cost, complexity

https://www.zdnet.com/article/gap-nixes-plan-to-spin-off-old-navy-amid-cost-complexity/

yesterday

How Gap's reversal impacts its digital transformation efforts remains to be seen.

Google Cloud rolls out of bed, slips on suit, draws up premium support, vows to take it SLO to lure enterprises

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/17/google_premium_support_cloud/

yesterday

Meanwhile, AMD snags Intel exec as server chip boss

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Google Parent Alphabet Joins Trillion-Dollar Club

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-parent-alphabet-joins-trillion-dollar-club

yesterday

by Joseph Tsidulko The Google parent is the latest tech behemoth to break through the $1 trillion valuation threshold, following three of its competitors into sky-high territory.

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Former VMware Channel Chief Ross Brown Joins Oracle

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/former-vmware-channel-chief-ross-brown-joins-oracle

yesterday

by Joseph Tsidulko Brown has filled the position of vice president responsible for Oracles go-to-market operations. Oracle declined to further elaborate on his role, and whether it will directly involve Oracle Clouds channel.

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Microsoft Ups Its Carbon Reduction Goals

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/01/16/microsoft-carbon-reduction-goals.aspx

yesterday

Microsoft on Thursday announced a corporatewide carbon reduction effort that aims to make the company "carbon negative" by 2030. 01/16/2020

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