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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/

yesterday

Suitable attire, seeing that it's dead

WindowsReport

Report: Oracle Cloud Sales Leader Dave Donatelli Preparing Exit

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/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

ReportOracleCloudLeaderPreparing

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

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-reportedly-set-ambitious-goal-and-possible-deadline-for-gcp

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

GooglesFive-yearFundingReport

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...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/13/van_allen_belts/

a month ago

...So consider rerouting your journey through that

WeatherReportKiller

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

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/11/china_threatened_denmark_huawei_5g_free_trade_deal/

a month ago

Hot mic snafu reportedly caught by TV station

HuaweiChineseLinkedContractReport

FTC Expands Amazon Antitrust Probe To Include AWS: Report

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/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.

ExpandsAmazonAntitrustIncludeAwsReport

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

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/22/tsb/

2 months ago

Has learned from its mistakes... again

TotallyTitsupReport

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

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/20/gatwick_questions_answer_drone_airprox_350ft/

2 months ago

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

QuestionsAirportReport

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

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/08/congress_fcc_location_data/

2 months ago

Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats not happy with Ajit Pai

CongressWheresReportMobileCompaniesSellingLocation

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

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/06/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 […]

ReportMicrosoftReplaceClassic

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

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/18/dont_switch_off_2g_report/

3 months ago

Used by the elderly in M2M connections and eCall services

Report

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

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/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.

GooglesBillionGreaterReviewReport

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

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/-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.

AwsCenterInvestmentPlannedReport

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

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/30/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 […]

ReportMicrosoftDifficultCreateAccountsWindows

Report reveals where IT and Line of Business goals clash

https://www.zdnet.com/article/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.

ReportRevealsBusiness

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

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/13/avaya_hits_pause_on_final_sale_plans/

4 months ago

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

ConsideringReport

Dozens Of State AGs Preparing Concerted Google Antitrust Probe: Report

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/dozens-of-state-ags-preparing-concerted-google-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

DozensPreparingGoogleAntitrustReport

iNSYNQ Ransomware Attack Started With Phishing Email: Report

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/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.'

RansomwareAttackStartedPhishingReport

Microsoft contractors are listening to some Skype translation calls: Report

https://www.zdnet.com/article/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.

MicrosoftListeningSkypeTranslationReport

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

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/02/737_max_cosmic_bit_flipping_test/

6 months ago

AnotherSoftwareGlitchSystemsReport