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DISRUPT 2020: IGEL’s Linux OS Is An Azure Windows Virtual Desktop ‘Game Changer’

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/disrupt-2020-igel-s-linux-os-is-an-azure-windows-virtual-desktop-game-changer-

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by Steven Burke This is the start of the desktop in the cloud computing revolution, says IGEL Co-CEO Jed Ayres. Its the cloud equivalent of when Bill Gates said he wanted a PC on every desk and in every home. We want to put those billions of desktops into the cloud with the IGEL OS and WVD.

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Beware the Friday afternoon 'Could you just..?' from the muppet who wants to come between you and your beer

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/24/on_call/

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On Call Polishing balls for mates is no way to make a living

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Stiff upper lip time, Brits: After bullying France to drop its digital tax on Silicon Valley, Trump's coming for you next

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/23/french_digital_tax/

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Macron suspends cyber levy plan after The Donald has a quiet word

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One-time Brexit Secretary David Davis demands Mike Lynch's extradition to US be halted

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/23/david_davis_says_stop_mike_lynch_us_extradition/

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MP claims HPE vs Autonomy High Court trial has cost £40m to date

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Protestors in Los Angeles force ICANN board out of hiding over .org sale – for a brief moment, at least

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/25/icann_board_org/

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DNS overseer accepts 35,000-signature petition... and then runs away

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Why so glum, VMware? It's Friday. Oh, is it this $235m patent infringement invoice from Densify? Too bad, so sad

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/24/vmware_235m_patent_hit/

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Virtualization giant hit with massive tech blueprint verdict

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Curse of Boeing continues: Now a telly satellite it built may explode, will be pushed up to 500km from geo orbit

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/24/directv_shifting_satellite/

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DirecTV's Spaceway-1 to head off into the void before its batteries detonate

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PKA Technologies Has A Passion For ‘Listening To Customers’

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/pka-technologies-has-a-passion-for-listening-to-customers-

8 hrs ago

by Steven Burke Weve been very successful in using our consultative approach to figure out what customers need to do differently so that their CSOs (Chief Security Officers) can rest easier at night with a secure hardware, software and networking environment, said PKA Technologies CEO Felise Katz.

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No big deal, Rogers, your internal source code and keys are only on the open web. Don't hurry to take it down

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/24/rogers_code_exposed/

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Updated 'Closed source' blueprints available for all to gawp at – and potentially exploit

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Two billion years ago, snowball Earth was defrosted in huge asteroid crash – and it's been downhill ever since

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/23/oldest_impact_crater_yarrabubba/

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Pic Space prang raised temperatures, melted glaciers, influenced climate, next thing we know: we're sharing AI-filtered selfies on Insta

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Who honestly has a crown prince in their threat model? UN report officially fingers Saudi royal as Bezos hacker

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

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Rapporteurs call for investigation, technical security report leaks

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Microsoft releases KB4534321 and KB4534308 for Windows 10 version 1809 and 1803

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/24/microsoft-releases-kb4534321-and-kb4534308-for-windows-10-version-1809-and-1803/

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Microsoft has released two updates for the company's Windows 10 operating system. KB4534321 for Windows 10 version 1809 and KB4534308  for Windows 10 version 1803 include non-security improvements and changes only. Both […]

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CircleCI automates Continuous Delivery to multiple clouds

https://www.zdnet.com/article/circleci-automates-continuous-delivery-to-multiple-clouds/

16 hrs ago

Today's companies use CI/CD to speedily deploy software updates, but that last step, from your pipeline to a cloud service, can be tricky. CircleCI has an answer.

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Microsoft's customer support database was exposed for almost a month

https://www.zdnet.com/video/microsoft-discloses-security-breach-of-customer-support-database/

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Five servers storing customer support analytics were accidentally exposed online in December 2019.

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BOFH: When was the last time someone said these exact words to you: You are the sunshine of my life?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/24/bofh_2020_episode_2/

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It's survey time in BOFH-land... and the dastardly duo are getting creative

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Safari's Intelligent Tracking Protection is misspelled, says Google: It should be Dumb Browser Stalking Enabler

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

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Chocolate Factory boffins doubt Apple can fix it, either

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The Foot of Cupid emits final burst of flatulence in honour of fallen Python Terry Jones

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

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Obit 'Two down, four to go,' quips John Cleese as another member of comedy crew kicks bucket

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In the red corner, Big Red, and in the blue corner... the rest of the tech industry

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/23/oracle_google_java_api/

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Column Innovation freedom may not be so free if US Supreme Court rules Google ripped off Oracle's Java APIs

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Mp3tag 3.0 released with improvements

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/24/mp3tag-3-0-released-with-improvements/

18 hrs ago

The developer of Mp3tag has released version 3.00 of the application for all supported versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system. Mp3tag is a long-standing music tagger for Windows; our first review of […]

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Converseen is an open source batch image processor for Windows and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/24/converseen-is-an-open-source-batch-image-processor-for-windows-and-linux/

18 hrs ago

Batch tools are efficient time-savers when you need to manipulate more than one or two images provided that the intended operations are identical. Converseen is an open source image processor that's available […]

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