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President Trump sits down with Twitter boss for crunch talks: Why am I losing followers?

1 hour 10 min ago
Commander-in-chief whined about waning e-peen – report

When the "leader of the free world" hauled Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey into the White House for a meeting yesterday, you would be forgiven for thinking they'd attempt to address the issues that have bedevilled social media of late – bots, disinformation, unsolicited DMs, Nazis...…

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The peelable, foldable phone has become the great white whale of tech

2 hours 19 min ago
Now Samsung wants its samples back

Analysis So. Gartner was right to be cautious about the foldable phone after all. Samsung has postponed the 3 May launch of the Galaxy Fold handset, and now Reuters reports that the Korean giant wants all the samples back.…

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IT sales star wins $600k lawsuit against Oracle in Qatar – but can't collect, because the Oracle he sued suddenly vanished

2 hours 53 min ago
Database biz shifted its assets to another biz mid-trial

In January last year, after four years of litigation, a former Oracle sales rep in Qatar won a lawsuit against the database giant to collect unpaid sales commission.…

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Windows 10 May 2019 Update thwarted by obscure tech known as 'external storage'

3 hours 34 min ago
USBs and SD cards can result in a drive-letter switcheroo

Fans of the underused and little-known technology mostly referred to as "external storage" have found themselves blocked from installing the Windows 10 May 2019 Update.…

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UK cautiously gives Huawei the nod for 5G network gear sales

4 hours 17 min ago
But only on the edge, Chinese giant not trusted in the core

Britain will allow Huawei infrastructure kit on 5G mobile networks, according to reports, but not into the core of those networks, which is where UK spies fear Chinese backdoors exists.…

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Thanks to the NASA InSIght probe (and British tools) you can now listen to the sound of a Martian earthquake

5 hours 51 min ago
Astroboffins rejoice over tiny rumblings underground

Video NASA’s InSight lander has detected seismic waves on Mars for the first time and the space agency is letting everyone else listen in too.…

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Cache in those chips: Intel emits more ninth-gen Core processors, Nvidia touts GPUs and swipes back at Tesla

7 hours 22 min ago
Quick summary as your morning coffee brews

Roundup You're busy. We're busy... looking busy. Here's a quick catch up on this week's chip news for you.…

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Baffling tale of Apple shops' 'non-facial' 'facial recognition', a stolen ID, and a $1bn lawsuit after a wrongful arrest

Tue, 2019-04-23 23:41
Teen loses driving permit, gets wrongly linked to spat of thefts

A teenager is suing Apple in the US for $1bn, claiming he was misidentified as a thief by a mysterious facial-recognition system in the iGiant's stores.…

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Accenture sued over website redesign so bad it Hertz: Car hire biz demands $32m+ for 'defective' cyber-revamp

Tue, 2019-04-23 21:12
Rental firm fuming after consultancy 'never delivered a functional site or mobile app'

Car rental giant Hertz is suing over a website redesign from hell.…

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California's politicians rush to gut internet privacy law with pro-tech giant amendments

Tue, 2019-04-23 19:38
Meanwhile, the only pro-privacy proposal gets quietly pulled

Analysis The right for Californians to control the private data that tech companies hold on them may be undermined today at a critical committee hearing in Sacramento.…

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Node.js version 12 is now out: Let's pop the hood and see what's inside this JS runtime

Tue, 2019-04-23 19:03
TLS 1.3, speedups, reduced memory overhead, and more

Node.js, the popular JavaScript runtime that relies on the Chrome V8 JavaScript engine, hit version 12 on Tuesday, bringing with a handful of potentially useful features and capabilities.…

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Dell EMC and Cisco renew their vows as converged offspring VxBlock turns 10

Tue, 2019-04-23 17:30
Yes, converged infrastructure model is still a thing

Dell EMC and Cisco have renewed the dark pact under which the two collaborated on converged infrastructure (CI) products for a decade.…

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Lightbits? More like Latebits amirite? Israeli outfit finally swings by the all-flash array party

Tue, 2019-04-23 16:30
Is it a nerd? Is it a control plane? No, it's... SuperSSD

Israeli NVMe/TCP pioneer Lightbits finally showed up to the all-flash array market today with an Ethernet-attached SSD appliance – the imaginatively named SuperSSD.…

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It was that gosh-darn anomaly again, says SpaceX as smoke billows from Crew Dragon test site

Tue, 2019-04-23 15:30
NASA schedules walloped, Cynus launches, and Owen Garriott's final voyage

Roundup It has been an eventful past seven days in space what with SpaceX making a big cloud o' orange smoke, Cygnus docking, and veteran astronaut Owen Garriott taking his final journey into the black.…

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UK High Court confirms the way GSM gateways were banned was illegal

Tue, 2019-04-23 14:30
Ministers can't tell Ofcom to ignore the law after all

UK comms regulator Ofcom can't be ordered to ignore its legal duties, the High Court has ruled, paving the way for GSM gateway operators to claim compensation after Home Office ministers and mandarins destroyed their businesses.…

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'Fake 5G' feud falters as Sprint, AT&T settle suit over 'misleading' label

Tue, 2019-04-23 13:30
The 'E' is for 'Ersatz'

US network operators Sprint and AT&T remain coy about the details of a 5G ceasefire they have just agreed.…

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Not another pro-Brexit demo... though easy to confuse: Each Union Jack marks a pile of poo

Tue, 2019-04-23 12:50
Residents' scheme flags up scourge of lazy dog owners

Is there anything more triumphantly British than fields strewn with dog toffee? Well, there is now: fields strewn with dog toffee with Union Jacks proudly planted in them.…

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Whose cloud is it anyway? Apple sinks $30m a month into rival Amazon's AWS – report

Tue, 2019-04-23 12:12
iPhone maker set to feed competitor even more dollars over the next five years

Apple has been identified as the largest customer of Amazon Web Services, splashing tens of millions of dollars each month on public cloud infrastructure supplied by its rival.…

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Microsoft fans celebrate the Easter weekend with some Sets-based upsets

Tue, 2019-04-23 11:15
Plus: Windows 10 May 2019 Update on MSDN, Surface Hub 2S has a trolley

Roundup Last week was all about Windows as Surface Hub 2 crept closer to availability and Windows 10 arrived on MSDN. But the Easter Bunny didn't deliver Sets this year.…

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Cheapskate Brits appear to love their Poundland MVNOs as UK's big four snubbed in survey again

Tue, 2019-04-23 10:28
Giffgaff tops satisfaction ratings, Vodafone brings up the rear

Cheapo MVNOs have again scored far higher than the UK's big four mobile networks in Which? magazine's customer satisfaction ratings.…

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