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The lure of Brexit Britain proves too great for DevOps pipeline wrangler CircleCI

Thu, 2019-11-21 11:09
A new office for Blighty 'wherever Brexit lands'

Devops pipeline outfit CircleCI has ignored Britain's looming withdrawl from the EU to set up a European beachhead in London, headed up by a freshly poached Facebook exec.…

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We're so, so, sorry you're not able to get PC chips, says Intel to everyone who hasn't gone with AMD yet

Thu, 2019-11-21 10:02
Epyc apology, Chipzilla

Intel has issued an open letter apologizing to punters and partners alike for its inability to meet demand for processors.…

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Update Docker: Fun bug involving file paths and shared libraries turns out to be a security hole

Thu, 2019-11-21 09:15
Chroots maneuver

Miscreants can potentially hijack Docker users' computers by tricking them into running malicious containers and waiting for them to kick off a simple copy command – thanks to a critical flaw.…

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You wanted flying cars and colony worlds. Instead, IKEA furniture-building-ish AI robots

Thu, 2019-11-21 07:56
Bettåma than nöthurihag

For many of us, assembling IKEA furniture is proof that while Scandinavians are no longer vikings, they can still ruin your day.…

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UK tax collectors warn contractors about being ripped-off – and not by HMRC for a change

Thu, 2019-11-21 07:05
Self-assessment phishing and phone scam alert raised

The UK’s tax authorities have issued an official warning to contractors to watch out for self-assessment scams - and they don’t mean IR35 for a change.…

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Orange is the new green: Nigeria scammer bags $1m while operating behind bars

Thu, 2019-11-21 05:54
Fraudster oversaw operation with contraband phone

A convicted fraudster housed in a maximum security prison in Nigeria managed to pull off a $1m (£775,000) online scam from behind bars.…

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Astroboffins spot the most energetic photons yet from gamma ray burst – and here's hoping Earth is right in the way of the next one

Thu, 2019-11-21 04:50
Yes, more energetic than a pedantic Trekkie correcting you

Scientists have detected the most-energetic photons yet seen from a gamma ray burst, with energies nearing a trillion electron volts.…

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We lose money on repairs, sobs penniless Apple, even though we charge y'all a fortune

Thu, 2019-11-21 01:38
Spare a thought for the lives of the creative accountants

It can be tough in the repair industry, and no one knows that better than struggling corporation Apple.…

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Amnesty slams Facebook, Google over 'pervasive surveillance' business model

Thu, 2019-11-21 00:25
Rights warriors want governments to actually, y'know, do something – anything

Amnesty International says the "pervasive surveillance" practiced by Facebook and Google represents a threat to human rights, a claim the two companies dispute.…

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Space-wrecks: Elon's prototype Moon ferry Starship blows its top during fuel tank test

Wed, 2019-11-20 23:32
Better to iron out these flaws now before Musk fills these crates with people

Video The Mk1 prototype of Elon Musk's Starship suffered what we're betting SpaceX will call an "anomaly" during a fuel tank test today.…

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Internet world despairs as non-profit .org sold for $$$$ to private equity firm, price caps axed

Wed, 2019-11-20 22:08
Sale comes within months of DNS overseer pushing through controversial contract change

Special report The sale of one of the internet’s most popular registries to a private equity firm has revived concerns over how the domain name system is governed.…

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No wonder US police are so keen on Ring, it gives them all your footage with few restrictions

Wed, 2019-11-20 20:43
Everyone's Ring to rule them all and in the narc fest bind them

Amazon's camera-infused doorbell biz Ring offers virtually nothing in the way of privacy or civil rights protection for the surveillance video it collects and shares with police, according to US Senator Edward Markey (D-MA).…

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Cloud nine to cloud nein: Google beefs up punters' data encryption to fend off cyber-thieves

Wed, 2019-11-20 19:22
Just don't forget where you put your keys and you'll be fine

Google is taking new steps to ensure the volumes of data it stores for businesses are properly protected.…

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

Wed, 2019-11-20 16:28
Whither the £4m drone detection system? Police? Security? Bueller?

Two airline pilots reported a near-miss with a drone while just 30 seconds from touchdown at London Gatwick airport earlier this year, an official report has revealed.…

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Sage still waiting for cloudy investments to make it rain as operating profit tumbles 10.5%

Wed, 2019-11-20 15:22
Revenue growth lags as biz makes subscription transition

Operating profit at accountancy software biz Sage dropped 10.5 per cent year-on-year to £382m for the company's 2018/19 results ended 30 September due to an increased investment in its cloudy products.…

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UK public sector IT chiefs shrug off breach threats: The data we hold isn't that important

Wed, 2019-11-20 14:03
Are you for real? splutters surveyor Sophos

Half of UK public sector IT chiefs think the data they're responsible for protecting is less valuable than private sector information, according to a survey by antivirus firm Sophos.…

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London cops seeking £600m mega IT contract to knock 'towers' sprawl into 'one throat to choke'

Wed, 2019-11-20 12:42

London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has published its first procurement notice to consolidate its IT "towers" in a contract worth £600m over five years.…

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DXC Technology to enter its purple period as monochrome corporate branding is cast out

Wed, 2019-11-20 12:00
People person CEO urges staff 'if you like the One DXC logo, tell others'

LogoWatch Words are cheap and what better way for the new man in charge of DXC to convince his troops that a more caring regime has taken over than by scrapping its current corporate colours and logo to something more daring.…

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Video-editing upstart bares users' raunchy flicks to world+dog via leaky AWS bucket

Wed, 2019-11-20 11:02
Lock the front door, you chumps

A British video-editing startup exposed what is claimed to be "thousands" of user-uploaded videos, including family films and home-made pornography, in an unsecured Amazon AWS bucket.…

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Getronics confirms – finally – that CEO has quit following HMRC VAT payment debacle

Wed, 2019-11-20 10:10
Ailing services integrator pulls in more cash from backers to pay off debts, rebrands US MSP arm

Cash-strapped IT services integrator Getronics has finally confirmed its split with group CEO Nana Baffour and is getting an injection of capital following its cash-flow issues.…

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