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Trump blinks again in trade war bluff-fest with China: Huawei gets another 90-day stay of US import execution

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/19/us_government_huawei_extension/

5 days ago

I want to get Huawei, I want to fry Huawei, yeah, yeah, yeah

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Can't log in to Google? Services reported down for some users

https://www.zdnet.com/article/cant-log-in-to-google-services-reported-down-for-some-users/

5 days ago

No, it's not just you. Google's login services are failing for many people in the US on the afternoon of August 19th.

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Back to Basics: Windows Shutdown Autostart explained

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/19/back-to-basics-windows-shutdown-autostart-explained/

5 days ago

Windows supports autostart functionality; the autostart on startup feature is the better known variant but there is also an option to autostart on shutdown. Some programs add entries to the autostart list […]

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Microsoft acquires jClarity for optimizing Java workloads on Azure

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-acquires-jclarity-for-optimizing-java-workloads-on-azure/

5 days ago

Microsoft has acquired the London-based company that is going head-to-head with Oracle's Java/JDK binaries and which is a key contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project.

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Workplace collaboration, secure systems, privacy regulations obeyed – pick two? Nope, it's possible to pick all three

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/19/data_storage_regulations/

5 days ago

Sponsored Your biz needs a flow of information... just not flowing out the door

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Windows 10 20H1: Paint and WordPad turned into optional features

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/18/windows-10-20h1-paint-wordpad-turned-into-optional-features/

6 days ago

Windows 10 20H1, the first feature update version of 2020 for Windows 10 and the first major update for Windows 10 after Windows 10 version 1903, will introduce quite a number of […]

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University of WA secures Microsoft AI grant to help endangered species

https://www.zdnet.com/article/university-of-wa-secures-ai-grant-from-microsoft-to-help-endangered-species/

6 days ago

Genome testing will now be carried out to save more than one million animals and plants, including Australia's very own quokka.

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A Greater Bank experience with core banking in the cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/a-greater-bank-experience-with-core-banking-in-the-cloud/

6 days ago

The customer-owned bank and mutual financial institution has shifted its core banking to the cloud with Data Action.

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KB4512534 for Windows 10 version 1809 fixes VB bug and more

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/18/kb4512534-for-windows-10-version-1809-fixes-vb-bug-and-more/

6 days ago

Microsoft released the cumulative update KB4512534 for its Windows 10 version 1809 operating system on August 17, 2019. The update follows the release of the updates KB4517297 for Windows 7 and Windows […]

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Dropbox would rather write code twice than try to make C++ work on both iOS and Android

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/16/dropbox_gives_up_on_sharing_c_code_between_ios_and_android/

6 days ago

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China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D

https://www.zdnet.com/article/china-top-internet-firms-pump-45-more-into-r-d/

6 days ago

Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall revenue.

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Police costs for Gatwick drone fiasco double to nearly £900k – and still no one's been charged

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/16/gatwick_drone_investigation_costs_double_no_arrests/

7 days ago

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Astroboffins have spied the largest star that has gone supernova and it's breaking all the rules

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/16/largest_supernova_explosion/

7 days ago

LargestBreaking

First updates released that fix the Windows VB bugs

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/17/first-updates-released-that-fix-the-windows-vb-bugs/

7 days ago

Microsoft released updates for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 version 1709, as well as Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2012 R2 that addresses the recently discovered Visual Basic […]

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VMware And Pivotal: What Would A Merger Mean For The Cloud Foundry/Kubernetes Debate

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/vmware-and-pivotal-what-would-a-merger-mean-for-the-cloud-foundry-kubernetes-debate

7 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko A leading Pivotal and VMware partner sees potential to bring closer together the competing platforms, and to expand market reach for both Pivotal Cloud Foundry and the Pivotal Container Service (PKS) joint project with VMware

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Tab Session Manager is an add-on for Firefox and Chrome that saves your windows and tabs

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/16/tab-session-manager-is-an-add-on-that-saves-your-windows-and-tabs/

a week ago

Firefox may be configured to restore the browsing session using its Session Manager.  The feature works well for some but not for all users; those who experienced Session Manager issues in the […]

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Google Chrome 82 won't support FTP anymore

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/16/google-chrome-82-wont-support-ftp-anymore/

a week ago

Google Chrome 82 won't support FTP anymore according to the recently published "Intent to Deprecate: FTP Support" document by Google. All modern web browsers support FTP at the time of writing. Users […]

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