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FTC kicks feet through ash pile that once was Cambridge Analytica with belated verdict

4 hours 13 min ago
Trade boss says long-dead biz was indeed deceiving the public

The US Federal Trade Commission has issued what looks to be a largely symbolic ruling against the remnants of data-harvesting marketers Cambridge Analytica.…

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Elon Musk gets thumbs up from jury for use of 'pedo guy' in cave diver defamation lawsuit

4 hours 37 min ago
CEO's tweeted taunt totally fine, twelve jurors decide

Billionaire Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer Vernon Unsworth, a Los Angeles jury concluded on Friday.…

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Forget sharks with lasers, NASA kits out an elephant seal with a sensor-studded skullcap

Fri, 2019-12-06 23:09
We're never gonna survive unless, we get a little crazy

NASA’s science team has a new female recruit and she's probing the watery depths of the Antarctic in a quest to help climate eggheads understand our climate.…

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WebAssembly gets nod from W3C and, most likely, an embrace from cryptojackers online

Fri, 2019-12-06 21:31
Standardization of wasm for the web offers a new take on the same old problems

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) on Thursday published three WebAssembly specifications as W3C Recommendations, officially endorsing a technology touted for the past few years as a way to accelerate web code, to open the web to more programming languages, and to make code created for the web more portable and safe.…

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China fires up 'Great Cannon' denial-of-service blaster, points it toward Hong Kong

Fri, 2019-12-06 20:07
Protest organizers come under fire from network traffic barrage

China is reportedly using the 'cannon' capabilities of its massive domestic internet to try and take down anti-government websites in Hong Kong.…

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Samsung Galaxy S11 tipped to escalate the phone cam arms race with 108MP sensor

Fri, 2019-12-06 19:00
Squaring up to the iPhone 11

Samsung is expected to next year release its newest flagship, the Galaxy S11. And, as is the case with any high-profile phone release, details are steadily leaking from the chaebol's notoriously porous supply chain.…

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Cloud vendors burp after last year's server sales feast, couldn't possibly eat any more

Fri, 2019-12-06 18:15
Not even a wafer-thin blade?

The global server market hasn't been able to match the heady highs of 2018 so far this year and Q3 was no exception as both shipments and the value of those boxes dropped.…

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Ireland's B.ICONIC snaffles Stormfront to become largest Apple reseller in the UK

Fri, 2019-12-06 17:25
May we suggest a rebrand?

B.ICONIC, the parent of one of Ireland's largest Apple Premium Resellers (APRs), is buying Stormfront – the UK Apple retailer that is, rather than the Aryan social network.…

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Still in preview, but look! You can now develop Azure Sphere apps in Linux – if you dare

Fri, 2019-12-06 16:55
19.11 brings penguin support and a Visual Studio Code extension

Microsoft's forever-in-preview Azure Sphere received an important update this week, bringing a Linux SDK (also in preview form) and Visual Studio Code support.…

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Nokia 2.3: HMD flings out €109 budget 'droid with a 2-day battery

Fri, 2019-12-06 16:01
But get ready to flip your cables cos it's microUSB

HMD Global, the owner of the once-ubiquitous Nokia brand, today unveiled its latest budget blower, the Nokia 2.3.…

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Ohhh, you're so rugged! Microsoft swoons at new Lenovo box pushing Azure to the edge

Fri, 2019-12-06 15:16
Fix it to a wall, stick it on a shelf

While the public cloud might have once been all the rage, the cold light of day has brought the realisation that bandwidth, compliance and convenience means that something a little more local is needed.…

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Listen up you bunch of bankers. Here are some pointers for less crap IT

Fri, 2019-12-06 14:43
UK regulators hash out cheat sheet to avoid total meltdown

The Bank of England has teamed up with other regulators to offer UK banks a little advice on sorting out their woeful IT systems.…

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Continuous Lifecycle London blind bird offer takes off soon: Book your place today at our DevOps conference

Fri, 2019-12-06 14:00
Save yourself a few quid and we'll see you in May 2020

Event If DevOps, containers, CI/CD and serverless are on your agenda for next year, grabbing a blind-bird ticket for our Continuous Lifecycle London conference should be top of your end-of-year todo list.…

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Apple: Mysterious iOS 11 location pings were because of 'ultra-wideband compliance'

Fri, 2019-12-06 13:50
NVM, we'll give you a toggle to deactivate UWB... in the future-ture-ture

For a company that prizes itself on its privacy credentials, Apple received a bit of a bloody nose earlier this week when long-time security journalist Brian Krebs revealed the iPhone 11 Pro intermittently seeks the user’s location — even when there are no applications with location permissions in use.…

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Hey kids! Forget about Disney – who fancies a trip to DevOps World?

Fri, 2019-12-06 12:59
Come with us through the gates of Jenkins Land to admire the Java dinosaurs within

DevOps World Lisbon Love was in the air at the CloudBees-sponsored DevOps World in Lisbon this week as the 900 or so attendees were treated to public displays of affection with Google both on stage and behind the scenes.…

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Reasons to be fearful 2020: Smishing, public Wi-Fi, deepfakes... and all the usual suspects

Fri, 2019-12-06 12:08
Too soon for New Year Resolutions?

Cybercriminals will continue to exploit tried-and-tested fraud methods but also adopt a couple of new takes and targets in the year ahead.…

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DeepMind founder behind NHS data slurp to be beamed up to Google mothership

Fri, 2019-12-06 11:10
Great job, now let's do some applied AI with the big boys

Mustafa Suleyman, one of the founders of DeepMind, is to join Google's applied AI division.…

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Doogee Wowser: The S40's a terrible smartphone, but a passable projectile

Fri, 2019-12-06 09:02
How the worst mobe I ever used maimed an American teen

Comment Earlier this year, I reviewed arguably the worst phone I've ever used in eight years of covering tech for a living: the Doogee S40. I've always prided myself on my fairness, but I genuinely couldn't find a silver lining to this appalling waste of rare-earth metals. It had a crap screen, a weak camera, and was frustratingly slow to use.…

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Whoooooa, this node is on fire! Forget Ceph, try the forgotten OpenStack storage release 'Crispy'

Fri, 2019-12-06 08:05
Behold the 'heaving monstrosity of pulsing evil'

On Call Friday has arrived once again with a tale from the smouldering world of On Call.…

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You looking for an AI project? You love Lego? Look no further than this Reg reader's machine-learning Lego sorter

Fri, 2019-12-06 07:01
All you need is tens of thousands of Lego bricks, a Raspberry Pi, and a laptop GPU

An engineer has built something that is sure to be the envy of any self-respecting Lego fan: an AI-powered Lego sorting machine.…

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