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Azure AD Enhancements Bring Expanded Support for Auto-Provisioned SaaS Apps

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/08/23/azure-ad-august-enhancements.aspx

8 hrs ago

Microsoft announced a number of Azure Active Directory enhancements this month. 08/23/2019

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Don't trust Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, boffins warn: Zuck & Co know that hash is king

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/22/facebook_libra_cryptocurrency/

8 hrs ago

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Cali court backs ex-Apple engineer who says he invented Find My iPhone and Passbook

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/21/court_backs_apple_creator/

12 hrs ago

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How Microsoft lost its monopoly in web browsers

https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/how-microsoft-lost-its-monopoly-in-web-browsers/

18 hrs ago

At the dawn of the Internet age, Microsoft used every trick it knew to dominate the World Wide Web. That strategy worked for a few years, but aggressive antitrust enforcement and equally aggressive competitors crushed the company's onetime dominance. Here's a quarter-century of history that explains just what happened.

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Switching to edge computing needn't be a gamble. We've got some aces up our sleeves to help you make the move

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/23/webcast_edge_computing/

18 hrs ago

Webcast Make that the winning move, are we right?

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Wait a minute, we're supposed to haggle! ISPs secretly want folk to barter for broadband

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/23/isps_secretly_want_customer_to_barter_over_broadband/

21 hrs ago

11?!! This cost me 12! Do you want to ruin me?!

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VMware welcomes estranged sibling Pivotal back home

https://www.zdnet.com/article/vmware-welcomes-estranged-sibling-pivotal-back-home/

21 hrs ago

VMWare acquires both Pivotal Software and Carbon Black.

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A challenger appears: Taiwanese devs' answer to Gemini PDA wraps a Raspberry Pi in a tablet

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/21/cutiepi_raspberry_pi_linux_tablet/

22 hrs ago

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Mouse & Video adds mouse controls to video players on the Web

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/23/mouse-video-adds-mouse-controls-to-video-players-on-the-web/

22 hrs ago

Mouse & Video is a free browser extension for the Mozilla Firefox web browser that adds mouse-powered controls to HTML video players on the Internet. You may use the add-on to change […]

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A Look at Redcore Linux: Gentoo based Linux Distribution

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/23/a-look-at-redcore-linux-gentoo-based-linux-distribution/

22 hrs ago

Many people in the technology world have heard, at least in passing, of the Linux distribution Gentoo. Gentoo is one of the most famous distributions to the point of becoming a joke; […]

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What is Todo.Txt and how to use it?

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/23/what-is-todo-txt-and-how-to-use-it/

22 hrs ago

Have you ever written down a list of things to do or buy? Things have changed over time, and paper and pen lists have paved the way for modern alternatives like to-do […]

I couldn't possibly tell you the computer's ID over the phone, I've been on A Course™

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/23/on_call/

yesterday

On Call That time a PA put the 'ass' into 'asset tag'

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Oracle’s Machine Learning Strategy

https://www.zdnet.com/article/oracles-machine-learning-strategy/

yesterday

20 years after acquiring Thinking Machines, AI and ML have remained among Oracle’s best-kept secrets. Oracle has been internally working with ML to enhance its products, but now it is starting to come out of its shell with the type of product portfolio that one would expect from an enterprise technology provider.

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A Pivotal moment for VMware: Software biz gobbled up along with Carbon Black for $5bn

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/23/vmware_buyout_earnings/

yesterday

Meanwhile, Salesforce sees profits fall

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AWS’ Roger Barga: ‘Robots Are Part Of A Company’s Digital Transformation’

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/aws-roger-barga-robots-are-part-of-a-company-s-digital-transformation-

yesterday

by Donna Goodison Robots are not just useful for carrying out tasks, says Roger Barga, general manager and director of development of Amazon Web Services Robotics and Autonomous Services. They get data digitally about what's going on in your operations, which you can then use to optimize your operations.

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Disgruntled bug-hunter drops Steam zero-day to get back at Valve for refusing him a bounty

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/22/steam_zeroday_valve/

yesterday

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There once was a biz called Bitbucket, that told Mercurial to suck it. Now devs are dejected, their code soon ejected

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/21/bitbucket_mercurial_repositories/

2 days ago

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Buying a Chromebook? Don't forget to check that best-before date

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/22/buying_a_chromebook_dont_forget_to_check_when_it_expires/

2 days ago

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