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UC Berkeley told to cough up $5m in compensation to comp-sci, engineering students recruited to teach classes

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

yesterday

Updated Undergrads hired to tutor juniors due to 'rapidly increasing enrollment' – for too little in return

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Mozilla lays off 70 employees to prepare for tough years ahead

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/16/mozilla-lays-off-70-employees-to-prepare-for-tough-years-ahead/

yesterday

A Techcrunch report suggests that Mozilla laid off at least 70 employees to better prepare for the challenges that it is facing in the coming years. Mozilla, which is bests known for […]

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The new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge is now available

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/16/the-new-chromium-based-microsoft-edge-is-now-available/

yesterday

Microsoft has released the first stable version of the company's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser to the public. While there have been stable releases before, all of these were not officially […]

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Automatic Screenshotter is a free tool that captures the screen content at regular intervals

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/16/automatic-screenshotter-is-a-free-tool-that-captures-the-screen-content-at-regular-intervals/

yesterday

Automatic Screenshotter isn't like the Windows Snipping Tool, or the similarly named Sniptool or any normal screen capturing program for that matter, though you can use it as one if required. In […]

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Salesforce launches a new Trailhead app for easier hands-on learning

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-launches-a-new-trailhead-app-for-easier-hands-on-learning/

2 days ago

The new app makes it easier to get started on Trailhead Playground, Salesforce's developer environment

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Google launches Cloud Premium Support for enterprise customers

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-launches-cloud-premium-support-for-enterprise-clients/

2 days ago

The service will support the “enterprise and mission-critical needs of Google Cloud customers.”

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China tells America, with a straight face, it will absolutely crack down on hacking and copyright, tech blueprint theft

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

2 days ago

Wow, it's all coming up Trump right now, huh?

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Citrix And VMware Settle Avi Networks Dispute

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/citrix-and-vmware-settle-avi-networks-dispute

2 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Their rivalry has thawed in recent years, and the two virtualization giants have reached terms that will avoid trial in a patent-infringement lawsuit VMware inherited when it purchased the application delivery startup.

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Tabletop battle-toys purveyor Games Workshop again warns of risks in Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP project

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/14/games_workshop_warns_of_risks_in_microsoft_dynamics_365_erp_project/

2 days ago

Project holding steady for resident techies but white knuckle ride continues

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IBM, Microsoft, a medley of others sing support for Google against Oracle in Supremes' Java API copyright case

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

2 days ago

Legal war could rest on nineteenth century mapping ruling by past court

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HPE Taps Veeam Sales Superstar As Eastern Regional Sales Director

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/hpe-taps-veeam-sales-superstar-as-eastern-regional-sales-director

2 days ago

by Steven Burke Mike Vencel, president of Comport Consulting an HPE Platinum partner and Veeam cloud service provider, said Tom Chevaliers appointment is a commercial account game changer for HPE.

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Price of NAND memory chips projected to rise up to 40%

https://www.networkworld.com/article/3512818/price-of-nand-memory-chips-projected-to-rise-up-to-40.html

2 days ago

SSD drives could become very expensive this year if one projection is accurate.

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Step away from that Windows 7 machine, order UK cyber-cops: It's not safe for managing your cash digitally

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/14/windows_7_uk_cybercops/

2 days ago

Mainstream support officially ends today

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US hands UK 'dossier' on Huawei: Really! Still using their kit? That's just... one... step... beyond

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/14/us_huawei_uk_lobbying_trip/

2 days ago

American security officials fly to London to 'brief' Boris

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15 years on, Euroboffins finally work out what it took to send the Huygens Titan probe into such a spin

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

2 days ago

Negative torque didn't bring the plucky spacecraft down, thankfully

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Apple calls BS on FBI, AG: We're totally not dragging our feet in murder probe iPhone decryption. PS: No backdoors

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/14/apple_ag_bs/

2 days ago

Analysis This isn't the way to make the Cook(ie) crumble

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Welcome to the 2020s: Booby-trapped Office files, NSA tipping off Windows cert-spoofing bugs, RDP flaws...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/14/patch_tuesday_january_2020/

2 days ago

Patch Tuesday Grab your Microsoft, Adobe, SAP, Intel, and VMware fixes now

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MiTec Task Manager DeLuxe is a free process manager with advanced monitoring options

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/15/mitec-task-manager-deluxe-is-a-free-process-manager-with-advanced-monitoring-options/

2 days ago

While Windows Task Manager is sufficient for most users, those users who prefer advanced information and more details may use programs like Process Explorer or Process Hacker additionally. MiTec Task Manager DeLuxe […]

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Telstra expands cloud connectivity to 38 markets with Equinix

https://www.zdnet.com/article/telstra-expands-cloud-connectivity-to-38-markets-with-equinix/

2 days ago

The expansion is a bump up from Telstra's existing programmable network that consists of only eight markets.

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Veeam gets back together with sold-off subsidiary as it's revealed: Insight Partners owns both

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/15/veeam_reunited_with_n2ws_under_insight_partners_embrace/

2 days ago

Yep, same private equity cats snaffled N2WS and its former parent firm

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