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WinUI and WinRT: Official modern Windows API now universal thanks to WebAssembly

Wed, 2019-11-20 09:09
C# and XAML devs get path to what UWP promised but never delivered

At Microsoft's recent Ignite conference, the company promoted WinUI as the best path for desktop developers, and pointed towards the third-party Uno platform as an option for Windows 7 or web deployment.…

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Half of Oracle E-Business customers open to months-old bank fraud flaw

Wed, 2019-11-20 08:00
Haven't gotten around to patching since last Spring? Now would be a good time

Thousands of Oracle E-Business Suite customers are vulnerable a security bug that can be exploited for bank fraud.…

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ICO scammer Maksim Zaslavskiy to miss 2020 Tokyo Olympics over digital currency fraud

Wed, 2019-11-20 07:01
Businessman gets 18 months for bogus cryptocoin sales

A 39 year-old man from New York has been ordered to spend the next 18 months in prison after being convicted of cryptocurrency-based securities fraud.…

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IBM and Microsoft and Linux Foundation to fight patent trolls with 'multi-million' scheme

Wed, 2019-11-20 06:01
Linux was a 'cancer' but Microsoft is now defending it

IBM, Microsoft and the Linux Foundation have partnered with the Open Invention Network, a company formed to protect Linux from patent threats, to take on "Patent Assertion Entities", also known as patent trolls.…

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Security giants line up behind push to stop stalkerware being used on smartphones

Wed, 2019-11-20 01:10
Coalition aims to help users spot and remove covert trackers

A collection of security, privacy, and digital rights groups have joined up to push a campaign against stalking software.…

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Satellite operators’ shares plummet as FCC plumbs for public 5G spectrum auctions

Wed, 2019-11-20 00:15
You win some, you lose… 75 per cent of your share value

The shares of satellite operators continued to plummet today after it became clear that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was going to seize valuable spectrum off them and resell it to mobile phone companies.…

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Mozilla expands bug bounty program and triples payouts for flaw finders for hire

Tue, 2019-11-19 21:56
But the big money's in Huawei's new (invite only) program

Mozilla has decided to celebrate the 15th anniversary of its Firefox browser by expanding its bug bounty program to cover a range of new sites and services and - get this - triple its maximum payout.…

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Magic Leap’s CFO and creative director quit, and it's not a harbinger of doom or anything

Tue, 2019-11-19 20:17
'Magic Leap has moved from being an IF company to a WHEN company,' claims outgoing director

Augmented reality hype-machine Magic Leap has lost its chief financial officer (CFO) and creative director, putting yet more question marks over the company’s future.…

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Shopped online at Macy's last month? Might want to toss, or at least check, that card

Tue, 2019-11-19 19:50
Magecart making like difficult yet again for shopping website

US retailer Macy's says that hackers planted a card-stealing malware script on its site and harvested customer details for eight days last month.…

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Brexit bad boy Arron Banks' Twitter account hacked: Private messages put online

Tue, 2019-11-19 19:07
And the fake news merry-go-round is already in full swing

Brexit-supporting businessman Arron Banks has had his Twitter account hijacked and his private messages dumped online by person or persons unknown – and random script kiddies are trying to claim the credit for it.…

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'Big Bang': Great for creating the universe, but not as an approach to IT migration, TSB told

Tue, 2019-11-19 16:45
Poor testing and supplier oversight to blame for 'unprecedented' cockup

TSB's disastrous migration of its core banking data and payment records of five million customers has today been slammed by an independent report from London City law firm Slaughter and May.…

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AWS shoves Java 11 support into Lambda serverless toy box

Tue, 2019-11-19 16:07
As well as managed nodes for K8s and new FireLens container logging service

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has hauled in Java 11 support to its Lambda serverless platform, along with other upgrades and a new service for container log management.…

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Second time lucky: Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Tue, 2019-11-19 15:21
US Dept of Justice books one-way plane ticket in his name

A rape investigation involving everyone's favourite cupboard-dwelling WikiLeaker, Julian Assange, has been dropped, Swedish prosecutors told the world's press today.…

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Cisco blasts sueball at 3 ex-employees it claims handed trade secrets over to same rival

Tue, 2019-11-19 13:59
Two high-level engineers and one managing director accused of stealing from Switchzilla

Cisco has filed a complaint against three former employees in the district court of Northern California, having accused them of stealing its intellectual property before jumping ship to a competitor.…

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HPE has only gone full Kubernetes, pops open new Container Platform

Tue, 2019-11-19 12:57
Bare metal or run on any cloud thanks to, er, EPIC BlueData acquisition

HPE has announced its Kubernetes-based Container Platform, which can be deployed on bare metal, any public cloud or virtualized infrastructure. Availability is promised for early 2020.…

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London has decent 5G availability but speeds lag behind Birmingham and Cardiff – research

Tue, 2019-11-19 12:34
Over 60% access better than anything found in US and SK

5G in London is so far lagging behind Birmingham and Cardiff, according to research into the tech's early deployment.…

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Who loves Brexit? Irish distributors ... after their sales jump by a third

Tue, 2019-11-19 11:59
Analyst says firms insuring against hard exit by the UK

Figures from tech industry analyst Context show a remarkable jump in server, storage and networking sales in the Republic of Ireland through the last two quarters, pointing to companies continuing to invest in insurance against a hard Brexit.…

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DXC is 'fixable', new boss says, unveiling plans to up headcount and tackle red accounts

Tue, 2019-11-19 10:58
CEO insists firm can compete with big rivals on cloud

DXC is broken but fixable, the beleaguered outsourcing provider's new chief exec has assured the 130,000 employees still on its payroll.…

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Royal Bank of Scotland IT contractor ban sparks murmurs of legal action

Tue, 2019-11-19 10:23
Freelance techies claim they face 20% pay cut

Exclusive IT contractors with the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) are mulling legal action following a decision to get rid of all freelancers ahead of controversial changes to UK off-payroll worker tax legislation next year.…

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50 years on: Apollo 12 failed at selfies but succeeded at dismantling a probe

Tue, 2019-11-19 09:01
Mind where you're pointing that thing, Al

Part 2 Welcome to the second part of our Apollo 12 retrospective, where we look at the breaking of cameras and the (almost) breaking of the lunar module pilot. You can read about the eventful launch in Part 1, here.…

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