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Remember that Sonos speaker you bought a few years back that works perfectly? It's about to be screwed for... reasons

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/sonos_bricking_laudio_gear/

3 days ago

Planned obsolescence strikes again

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'I am done with open source': Developer of Rust Actix web framework quits, appoints new maintainer

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/rust_actix_web_framework_maintainer_quits/

3 days ago

Project author Nikolay Kim also given some community support after 'unsafe shitstorm'

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WTF, EFS? Experts warn Windows encryption could spawn nasty new ransomware

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/efs_ransomware_poc/

3 days ago

Redmond's own security tools could be abused by hard-to-block file-scrambling software nasties

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Get on-screen icons for Caps Lock, Num Lock and Scroll Lock with addLEDs

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/22/get-on-screen-icons-for-caps-lock-num-lock-and-scroll-lock-with-addleds/

3 days ago

If you have a laptop or a keyboard that's missing the LED for Caps Lock and other keys, you can use something like 7Caps as a workaround. The program addLEDs is an […]

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Wine 5.0 has been released

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/22/wine-5-0-has-been-released/

3 days ago

Linux users rejoice; the team behind the Wine application has released Wine 5.0 for all supported operating systems.  Wine 5.0 is as usual available as a binary for certain systems, e.g. Android, […]

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Google wants its users to find a better balance with technology

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/22/google-wants-its-users-to-find-a-better-balance-with-technology/

3 days ago

Do you find it difficult to keep your hands and eyes off of your electronic devices? Google launched a set of digital wellbeing experiments designed to assist Android users when it comes […]

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ServiceNow buys Loom Systems to extend AIOps capabilities

https://www.zdnet.com/article/servicenow-buys-loom-systems-to-extend-aiops-capabilities/

3 days ago

Loom Systems offers an AIOps-powered log analytics platform named Sophie that aims to predict and prevent problems in the digital business.

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Microsoft to launch its first cloud region in Israel in 2021

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-launch-its-first-cloud-region-in-israel-in-2021/

3 days ago

Microsoft now has 56 announced cloud regions, as of its latest addition, Israel, which is coming online next year.

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Microsoft discloses security breach of customer support database

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

3 days ago

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

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How machine learning is helping Credit Karma reintroduce itself to users

https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-machine-learning-is-helping-credit-karma-reintroduce-its-brand-to-users/

3 days ago

The personal finance company is hoping a new ML-based service will shift the perception of Credit Karma beyond that of just a credit score app.

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Hybrid AWS Outposts Offering Extended To Seven New Regions

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/hybrid-aws-outposts-offering-extended-to-seven-new-regions

3 days ago

by Donna Goodison AWS Outposts already is deployed in several customer data centers, and AWS can install it today in any of the 38 supported countries, according to an AWS spokesperson.

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Bank IT bod pocketed nearly $1m in kickbacks from tech contractor bosses for sending deals their way, Feds claim

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/it_guy_kickback/

3 days ago

Cuffed procurement bureaucrat took percentage cut, it is alleged

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Windows 7 back in black as holdouts report wallpaper-stripping shenanigans

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/windows_7_black_wallpaper/

3 days ago

Suitable attire, seeing that it's dead

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How a Kaggle Grandmaster cheated in $25,000 AI contest with hidden code – and was fired from dream SV job

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/ai_kaggle_contest_cheat/

3 days ago

Special report Pet adoption ML coder apologizes and says desire to be ranked #1 'compromised my judgment'

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DuckDuckGo Lite: efficient search without ads

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/21/duckduckgo-lite-efficient-search-without-ads/

3 days ago

DuckDuckGo Lite is a tiny resource-friendly search option by the search engine DuckDuckGo that has no advertisement. Users of DuckDuckGo use the search engine for its stance on privacy but also functionality […]

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Ghacks Deals: Whizlabs Online Certifications: Lifetime Membership (98% off)

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/21/ghacks-deals-whizlabs-online-certifications-lifetime-membership-98-off/

3 days ago

Whizlabs is known for its online certification training courses and practice tests. You may now get lifetime access to the company's portfolio of online courses for just $59 on Ghacks Deals. Courses […]

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CityFibre relieves TalkTalk of its FTTP sister biz for £200m – after Boris win blows away Labour's nationalisation vow

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/talktalk_fibrenation_cityfibre/

3 days ago

Deal will crank telco's reach up to 8 million premises in UK

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South American nations open fire on ICANN for 'illegal and unjust' sale of .amazon to zillionaire Jeff Bezos

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/amazonb_icann_spat/

4 days ago

Nastygram to DNS overseer follows long, flawed and drawn-out process

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Amazon brings AWS Outposts to 7 new regions

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-brings-aws-outposts-to-7-new-regions/

4 days ago

AWS Outposts lets you run workloads on premise with the same AWS APIs, control plane, hardware and tools that allow you to connect with all your other AWS applications.

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IBM beats Q4 expectations with Red Hat bolstering software sales

https://www.zdnet.com/article/ibm-beats-q4-expectations-with-red-hat-bolstering-software-sales/

4 days ago

IBM said its cloud and cognitive software revenue -- which includes Red Hat -- was up 8.7% to $7.2 billion.

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