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'Exclusive swag' up for grabs as GitLab flings bug bounty scheme open to world+dog

1 hour 46 min ago
Don't worry, there are cheques, too

DevOps outfit GitLab has opened its bug bounty scheme to world+dog, having paid out $200,000 last year and fixed "nearly 200 vulnerabilities reported to us".…

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Godmother of word processing Evelyn Berezin dies at 93

2 hours 57 min ago
Office revolutionary developed the hefty Redactron

Obit The remarkable Evelyn Berezin, founder of Redactron, a company that successfully sold word processing systems in the early 1970s, has died aged 93.…

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Home users due for a battering with Microsoft 365 subscription stick

3 hours 51 min ago
Job opening at Redmond points to new consumer services

Fire up the steam-powered speculation machine! A consumer-focused Microsoft 365 subscription is inbound.…

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Taylor's gonna spy, spy, spy, spy, spy... fans can't shake cam off, shake cam off

4 hours 29 min ago
Swifties' faces scanned against DB of 'known stalkers' at US gig – reports

Spotify's one-time nemesis Taylor Swift has reportedly used controversial facial recognition tech on fans while they've been getting down to her sick beats.…

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Windows 10 can carry on slurping even when you're sure you yelled STOP!

5 hours 17 min ago
All your activity are belong to us

A feature introduced in the April 2018 Update of Windows 10 may have set off a privacy landmine within the bowels of Redmond as users have discovered that their data was still flowing into the intestines of the Windows giant, even with the thing apparently turned off.…

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CLL '19 to span DevOps, Containers, Continuous Delivery and Serverless

5 hours 41 min ago
Agenda is set, blind bird tickets going soon

Events We'll be revealing the first tranche of speakers for Continuous Lifecycle 2019 next week, meaning you have just days to save hundreds of pounds with our blind bird ticket offer.…

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The eulogising of The Mother Of All Demos at 50 is Silicon Valley going goo-goo for gurus again

6 hours 43 min ago
Doug Engelbart retrofitted for mystical bullsh!t

Comment There was a time, happy days, when no one wanted to read about the titans of tech. Or so the editors at the newspapers thought.…

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Oxford startup magics up metamaterials for next-gen charging

7 hours 43 min ago
It doesn't make you invisible, but it could make powerups less painful

Imagine throwing your phone onto a car dashboard or table, knowing it'll power up. And imagine that tabletop or dashboard powering up several randomly aligned devices at once. Above an unassuming street in Oxford, engineers are ironing out the problems.…

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UK white hats blacklisted by Cisco Talos after smart security code stumbles

9 hours 52 min ago
Cisco gracefully says it won't charge for the privilege

UK security training company Hacker House briefly had its site blocked after being mistaken for malware by Cisco's security wing Talos' smart "threat intelligence" software.…

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When it comes to AI research the West is winning, the East is rising and women are being left behind

10 hours 52 min ago
Annual AI Index report shows competitive times ahead

The US and Europe might be top dogs in machine learning at the moment, but the East is catching up fast, helped by massive government spending.…

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Phew, galactic accident helps boffins explain dark matter riddle

12 hours 49 min ago
Texan-led team find ancient oddity that's full of the stuff

An accidental discovery by a team of astronomers has helped answer one of the burning questions about dark matter and where it came from.…

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Huawei exec out of jail, just as US accuses China of Marriott hack

16 hours 37 min ago
Tensions continue to build between two countries

The trade tensions between the US and China continue to build as American officials have accused Beijing of backing the massive Marriott data breach.…

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Kubernetes has become 'boring' and that's good, Google tells devs

Wed, 2018-12-12 23:18
Thrill-seeking infrastructure devs accept end of caffeine-fueled ops frenzy with murmur

Kubernetes "is now very, very boring," declared Janet Kuo, software engineer at Google, at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday.…

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Small town rejects Comcast, ISP org takes issue with El Reg

Wed, 2018-12-12 22:47
And the FCC and AT&T claim everything is hunky dory

Just how much do you hate Comcast? Enough to spend $1m of your own money to escape its clutches?…

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It is with a heavy heart that we must inform you hackers are targeting 'nuclear, defense, energy, financial' biz

Wed, 2018-12-12 21:37
Sharpshooter takes aim at critical infrastructure

Hackers are targetting critical infrastructure providers, including nuclear power and defense agencies, in what may be a state-sponsored attack that's hiding behind North Korean code.…

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Here's 2018 in a nutshell for you... Russian super robot turns out to be man in robot suit

Wed, 2018-12-12 20:34
State TV can't decide whether it was duped or not

Video Every year Russia holds – and broadcasts on state television – a tech showcase of its latest products for an audience of hundreds of school kids.…

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Hole-y ship: ISS 'nauts take a wander to crack Soyuz driller whodunnit

Wed, 2018-12-12 18:00
In Soviet Russia, comrade find small hole by making much bigger hole

Spacewalking cosmonauts clambered outside the ISS yesterday to get an external view of the mystery hole drilled into the Soyuz, which is due to return three crew members to Earth next week.…

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Doubles all round for the server-makers: Market inhales $23.36bn for the quarter

Wed, 2018-12-12 17:30
Dell EMC, HPE and ODMs frolic as cloud rains cash

The continued data centre refresh cycle and seemingly insatiable demand from the big cloud slingers to bulk out their infrastructure saw server vendors make hay while the sun shone in Q3.…

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Thwack... boing: Amazon EFS rival Elastifile flings out multi-cloud file store through Google

Wed, 2018-12-12 17:00
Ain't no marketplace like a third-party marketplace

Scale-out software filer supplier Elastifile has buddied up with Google to thrust its NAS file system into Mountain View's Cloud Platform.…

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Bulk surveillance is always bad, say human rights orgs appealing against top Euro court

Wed, 2018-12-12 16:30
Liberty and pals seek to prove intrusive spy powers can never be justified

A band of human rights organisations have appealed against a top European court's ruling on bulk surveillance, arguing that any form of mass spying breaches rights to privacy and free expression.…

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