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Even Microsoft's lost interest in Windows Phone: Skype and Yammer apps killed

33 min 44 sec ago
Use iOS or Android, says Redmond, as telephony APIs sprout in Windows

Microsoft’s given users of its collaboration apps on Windows Phone under a month’s warning of their demise.…

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Scratch Earth-killer asteroid off your list of existential threats

1 hour 4 min ago
NASA's fourth release of 'roid-hunting data finds a couple of comets, no dangerous rocks

Video NASA's fourth release of data from its NEOWISE asteroid-hunter may well come as a relief, as it's again failed to spot a rock worthy of Bruce Willis' attention.…

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IETF: GDPR compliance means caring about what's in your logfiles

1 hour 33 min ago
Don't log too much, nor keep the files for too long, to stay on right side of Euro privacy rules

Sysadmins: while you're busy getting ready for the GDPR-regulated world, don't forget what your servers are storing in their logfiles.…

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Massive cyber attack targets mid-Atlantic nation 'Berylia'

2 hours 33 min ago
NATO exercise offers the chance to test full chain of cyber-defence command

NATO and assorted partners have unleashed a massive cyber-attack on the fictional country of Berylia to test their ability to defend critical infrastructure against outside attacks.…

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Information-Centric Networking boffins celebrate successful Cypriot trial

3 hours 33 min ago
Live-traffic gives information-centric networking a boost

Information-Centric Networking (ICN) over IP has taken another step towards deployment, with a trial conducted at the end of 2017 declared a success.…

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SAP 404s blog post that said it's fallen behind on SaaS subs

5 hours 37 min ago
Partner-penned post said SAP might be as good as Google or IBM ... one day

Well this is awkward: SAP appears to have canned a blog post that appeared on and said the company is struggling to win subscription revenue and is not yet the natural choice to house cloudy ERP.…

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Xen turns it up to 4.11 and shrinks itself to contain containers

6 hours 42 min ago
New version turns Meltdown mitigation into a feature

The Xen Project last week sent the first release candidate of Xen 4.11 down the slipway, ahead of a few weeks’ testing and a planned release on June 1st, 2018.…

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Revenge pornography ban tramples free speech, law tossed out – where else but Texas!

7 hours 54 min ago
Rules nixed by US state court over First Amendment fears

A Texas appeals court last week ruled that the US state's Relationship Privacy Act, which prohibits the disclosure or promotion of intimate images without the consent of those depicted, is unconstitutional.…

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Translating Facebook's latest 'Hard Questions' PR spin – <i>The Reg</i> edit

Mon, 2018-04-23 23:22
Zuck: Creepy data-harvesting was for YOUR own good

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Facebook is trying to 'set the record straight' after it was once again caught flogging the ability to violate the privacy of its users.…

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DON'T PANIC! American Net neutrality won't be ending today after all

Mon, 2018-04-23 21:42
You'll have to wait until, well, next month, for the end of the internet as we know it

Today, Monday April 23, 2018 is 60 days since the FCC's net neutrality repeal rules were published in the Federal Register and so it is the END OF THE INTERNET FOREVER!…

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I got 99 secure devices but a Nintendo Switch ain't one: If you're using Nvidia's Tegra boot ROM I feel bad for you, son

Mon, 2018-04-23 21:17
Unpatchable vuln found, exploited to run custom code

Security researcher Kate Temkin has released proof-of-concept code dubbed Fusée Gelée that exploits a bug in Nvidia's Tegra chipsets to run custom code on locked-down devices.…

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Nintendo Switch users about to get pwned after unpatchable flaw found in Nvidia Tegra chips

Mon, 2018-04-23 21:17
Researcher reveals demo attack code, full release in June

Security researcher Kate Temkin has released proof-of-concept code to launch an exploit chain called Fusée Gelée, which relies on an as-yet-undisclosed vulnerability in past versions of Nvidia's Tegra system-on-a-chip.…

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Astroboffins discover the stink of eggy farts wafting from Uranus

Mon, 2018-04-23 20:45
Space, the rhinal frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Trivialize...

Scientists have solved a pressing mystery about our Solar System. Does Uranus smell like farts? Yes, yes it does.…

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Astroboffins find the stink of eggy farts wafting from Uranus

Mon, 2018-04-23 20:45
Hold your nose, it smells exactly like what you think it does

Scientists have solved a pressing mystery about our Solar System. Does Uranus smell like farts? Yes, yes it does.…

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It's not just you: spammers have been slipping spoofed messages to Gmail's 'sent' folder

Mon, 2018-04-23 20:04
Google confirms reports of mysterious mails popping up

Google has confirmed that it is possible for spammers to create spoofed emails that appear in a user's 'sent mail' folder.…

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You've won your Fitbit case, judge tells lawyers, but those filet mignon expenses...

Mon, 2018-04-23 19:47
Federal judge slams brakes on class action gravy train

A federal judge has approved a $33m class action lawsuit against fitness tracker Fitbit but put the brakes on a massive $8.25m lawyer award claim.…

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Petty PETA rapped by judges over monkey selfie copyright stunt

Mon, 2018-04-23 18:56
Animals can sue, but don't have the ability to file intellectual property lawsuits

A US appeals court has upheld a lower court's decision that a monkey can't own copyright.…

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Shazam! The sound of EC shoving probe in Apple's plan to buy name-that-tune app

Mon, 2018-04-23 16:13
Show us your data says Euro Commish

The European Commission is causing Apple more angst by probing its acquisition of Shazam.…

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Bungling cops try to use dead chap's fingers to unlock his smartmobe

Mon, 2018-04-23 15:38
Open casket or open phone?

Detectives from Largo, Florida, visited a funeral home in nearby Clearwater and tried, unsuccessfully, to unlock a phone with the hand of its deceased owner to aid an investigation.…

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Brexit has shafted the UK's space sector, lord warns science minister

Mon, 2018-04-23 14:51
We're off the team and everything is awful

A letter to science minister Sam Gyimah MP has outlined the impact of Brexit on the UK space sector, and it doesn't make for happy reading.…

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