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


Suitable attire, seeing that it's dead


Report: Oracle Cloud Sales Leader Dave Donatelli Preparing Exit

2 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The executive vice president was recruited by former CEO Mark Hurd and seen as a top prospect to replace Hurd after his death last year. One partner first heard of Donatelli's impending departure soon after Oracle announced Safra Catz would consolidate the chief executive position


Google’s Five-Year Plan For GCP Has Funding Strings Attached: Report

a month ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The Information reports that Alphabet leadership briefly considered leaving the cloud infrastructure market in 2018 due to concerns over profitability. While they ultimately opted to invest in a buildout, long-term funding looks contingent on Google Cloud leapfrogging Microsoft in market share by 2023


And now for this evening's space weather report. We've got a hotspot of satellite-wrecking 'killer electrons' in the outer Van Allen belt...

a month ago

...So consider rerouting your journey through that


Huawei 5G kit in Faroe Islands: Chinese ambassador 'linked Huawei contract to ... trade deal' – report

a month ago

Hot mic snafu reportedly caught by TV station


FTC Expands Amazon Antitrust Probe To Include AWS: Report

2 months ago

by Joseph F. Kovar A new antitrust probe of Amazon Web Services is the latest in several moves by the U.S. government to look at potential anti-competitive practices by the IT industry's largest on-line companies.


Totally Sardonic Bank: Well, it must be, to have a TITSUP* the same week as THAT report

2 months ago

Has learned from its mistakes... again


Questions hang over Gatwick Airport after low level drone near-miss report

2 months ago

Whither the £4m drone detection system? Police? Security? Bueller?


Congress to FCC: Where’s the damn report on mobile companies selling location data?

2 months ago

Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats not happy with Ajit Pai


Report: Microsoft to replace classic Edge with new Edge from early 2020 on

3 months ago

Microsoft revealed that the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser will be released on January 15, 2020 officially (and that it will come to Linux) this week. What the company did not […]


Sod 3G, that can go, but don't rush to turn off 2G, UK still needs it – report

3 months ago

Used by the elderly in M2M connections and eCall services


Google’s $2.6 Billion Looker Deal Under Greater DOJ Review: Report

3 months ago

by Donna Goodison The DOJs antitrust division is conducting a deep review of the proposed tie-up, according to a report, which says investigators have initiated a 'second request' for information from Google and Looker to assess whether the deal will harm competition.


$800M AWS Data Center Investment Planned For Argentina: Report

4 months ago

by Donna Goodison This past June, AWS announced it would invest in an Amazon CloudFront Edge location in Buenos Aires, Argentina, that would be operational this year, providing low latency and high data transfer rates for AWS customers to better deliver web content to their end users.


Report: Microsoft makes it difficult to create local accounts in Windows 10

4 months ago

Windows admins have options to create local or Microsoft Accounts when it comes to the operating system. The initial setup after installation pushes the Microsoft Account option but it was possible up […]


Report reveals where IT and Line of Business goals clash

4 months ago

If businesses want to build a comprehensive data management strategy that advances business objectives, they need to resolve certain points of friction, according to a survey from Cloudera and Harvard Business Review Analytic Services.


Avaya considering tie-up with RingCentral to save it from fire sale – report

4 months ago

Comms kit vendor in talks with videoconferencing outfit about possible joint venture


Dozens Of State AGs Preparing Concerted Google Antitrust Probe: Report

5 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko More than half the U.S. states could soon launch antitrust investigations into Google's business practices, likely in coordination with federal regulators from the U.S. Justice Departments antitrust division


iNSYNQ Ransomware Attack Started With Phishing Email: Report

5 months ago

by Donna Goodison 'It also looks like the intruders spent roughly 10 days rooting around iNSYNQs internal network to properly stage things before unleashing the ransomware, Brian Krebs, who reports on cybercrime, writes in a post on his Krebs on Security blog. 'iNSYNQ ultimately declined to pay the ransom demand, and it is still working to completely restore customer access to files.'


Microsoft contractors are listening to some Skype translation calls: Report

6 months ago

Microsoft is using humans to listen to some Skype Translator and Cortana conversations, according to a new report.


Another rewrite for 737 Max software as cosmic bit-flipping tests glitch out systems – report

6 months ago