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Virtually – no – actually borked: We'd slap ailing ATM's 'OK' button but it's probably against government guidance

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/06/bork/

3 days ago

Bork!Bork!Bork! Remember when we went outside and used cash machines? Haha, good times

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British Airways and Marriott UK data protection fines deferred again as coronavirus shutdown hits business

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/06/ico_data_protection_fines_ba_marriott_hack_postponed/

3 days ago

May and June are new due dates and neither firm is going down quietly

BritishProtectionShutdownBusiness

Kaspersky cleans up poisoned watering hole, Google presses pause on cookie crackdown

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/06/security_roundup/

3 days ago

Roundup Plus: SystemD has a privilege escalation flaw that needs patching, and more bits and bytes

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ProtonMail Bridge: use ProtonMail accounts in desktop clients

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/06/protonmail-bridge-use-protonmail-accounts-in-desktop-clients/

3 days ago

ProtonMail Bridge is a standalone program for Windows, Linux and Macintosh devices to integrate ProtonMail accounts into desktop email clients. The client runs in the background on the system to encrypt and […]

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APAC firms should realise cloud not always cheaper

https://www.zdnet.com/article/apac-firms-should-realise-cloud-not-always-cheaper/

3 days ago

Businesses today still assume cloud always will be the cheaper option, overlooking the impact of fluctuating consumption and data flow, notes IBM's CTO for global tech services, who adds that governments looking to build their own private cloud over security concerns could consider public cloud as a viable alternative.

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From Amanda Holden to petrol-filled water guns: It has been a weird week for 5G

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/06/5g/

3 days ago

Gov.UK to ask social networks to do their part...

AWS Migration Acceleration Program for Windows now generally available

https://www.zdnet.com/article/aws-migration-acceleration-program-for-windows-now-generally-available/

3 days ago

The program helps customers execute large-scale migrations and modernizations of Windows workloads on AWS.

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Learn how to maintain remote scale, resiliency and intelligence with the Akamai Edge Live | Virtual Summit

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/06/maintain_remote_scale_resiliency_and/

3 days ago

From managing during unprecedented times to dealing with wider digital change, these are the sessions you need

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Why not the best? Red Hat vet Paul Cormier takes over as CEO

https://www.zdnet.com/article/why-not-the-best-red-hat-vet-paul-cormier-takes-over-as-ceo/

3 days ago

As former Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst moves over to reforming IBM, one of his right-hand people, Paul Cormer, takes over as Red Hat's CEO and President.

Cloud players and research groups join the fight against COVID-19 with high-performance computing

https://www.zdnet.com/article/cloud-players-and-research-groups-join-the-fight-against-covid-19-with-high-performance-computing/

3 days ago

A unique public/private consortium organized by IBM and the Department of Energy is bringing high-performance computing to the COVID-19 fight.

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IBM names former Bank of America CTO as new head of Cloud business

https://www.zdnet.com/article/ibm-names-former-bank-of-america-cto-as-new-head-of-cloud-business/

3 days ago

Boville helped Bank of America collaborate with IBM on a public cloud for the financial services sector.

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COBOL-coding volunteers sought as slammed mainframes slow New Jersey's coronavirus response

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/05/new_jersey_cobol_volunteers_mainframes/

3 days ago

Huge surge in applications for financial assistance show Governor Phil Murphy the ugly side of technical debt

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US prez Trump's administration reportedly nears new rules banning 'dual-use' tech sales to China

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/02/us_china_tech_export/

3 days ago

Non-military tech rule exception plus other tweaks mulled

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How to configure custom cookie options in the new Microsoft Edge browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/06/how-to-configure-custom-cookie-options-in-the-new-microsoft-edge-browser/

3 days ago

Microsoft's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser comes with quite a few options to manage and control cookies. Apart from blocking all cookies and blocking third-party cookies, Microsoft Edge users may also […]

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Customize the mouse pointer's movement and behavior with WinMouse

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/06/customize-the-mouse-pointers-movement-and-behavior-with-winmouse/

3 days ago

How much do you rely on your mouse everyday? If you're like me, the answer is probably a lot. Take into account everything you do with the mouse, from opening applications, taking […]

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Trello integrates automation tool Butler with Slack, Jira

https://www.zdnet.com/article/trello-integrates-automation-tool-butler-with-slack-jira/

3 days ago

Ultimately, Trello plans to let third-party developers build their own integrations with Butler, with the goal of making Trello the "command center of work"

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No-code software: Microsoft's Power Apps gets better Teams links and mixed reality

https://www.zdnet.com/article/no-code-software-microsofts-power-apps-gets-better-teams-links-and-mixed-reality/

3 days ago

Public preview of mixed-reality capabilities in Power Apps is coming this May.

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COBOL-coding volunteers sought as creaking mainframes slow New Jersey's coronavirus response

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/05/new_jersey_seeks_cobol_volunteers/

4 days ago

Huge surge in applications for financial assistance show Governor Phil Murphy the ugly side of technical debt

Response

Russian telco hijacks internet traffic for Google, AWS, Cloudflare, and others

https://www.zdnet.com/article/russian-telco-hijacks-internet-traffic-for-google-aws-cloudflare-and-others/

4 days ago

Rostelecom involved in BGP hijacking incident this week impacting more than 200 CDNs and cloud providers.

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NSO Group: Facebook tried to license our spyware to snoop on its own addicts – the same spyware it's suing us over

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/03/nso_facebook_pegasus_whatsapp/

4 days ago

Antisocial network sought surveillance tech to boost its creepy Onavo Protect app, it is claimed

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