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IR35 costs UK Research and Innovation £36M – the same it spent funding tech projects

Fri, 2023-05-26 12:35
Quango tax blunder follows similar payments from Defra and MoJ

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has been hit with a £36 million ($44.5 million) bill after miscalculating tax it owed on the country's controversial off-payroll working setup, IR35.…

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Red Hat promises AI trained on 'curated' and 'domain-specific' data

Fri, 2023-05-26 11:13
Says it'll keep track of what it hoovers up at post-layoff summit

Opinion In Red Hat land, some things remain the same – Fedora will still be supported, we're told – while others, AI-driven applications, are starting to surface.…

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The Windows XP activation algorithm has been cracked

Fri, 2023-05-26 09:33
The unkillable OS rises from the grave… Again

Over 21 years after it first came out, the Microsoft operating system that will not die is receiving another lease of life. It's possible to activate new installations, safely and securely, without a crack, off line.…

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That old box of tech junk you should probably throw out saves a warehouse

Fri, 2023-05-26 07:28
When all seemed lost, here comes the Sun … workstation

On Call Reg readers in the US and UK are about to enjoy long weekends – perfect occasions, and timing, for a spot of spring cleaning. But as we discover in this week's edition of On-Call, our weekly reader-contributed tale of tech support traumas, that might be one chore it's wisest to set aside.…

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Experimental brain-spine computer interface helped a paralyzed man walk

Fri, 2023-05-26 06:35
Pioneering research effectively reconnects patient's motor cortex with his spinal cord

Comment A paper in Nature reveals how a brain implant and computer-controlled prosthetic helped a paraplegic man in his recovery from a partially severed spinal cord.…

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Fahrenheit to take over Celsius

Fri, 2023-05-26 05:29
0°C×9/5+32 = how much money to thaw frozen crypto accounts?

New Jersey-based cryptocurrency lender Celsius Network has announced it will be bought by a consortium called Fahrenheit.…

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India set to regulate AI, Big Tech, with sweeping Digital Act

Fri, 2023-05-26 04:30
Big semiconductor R&D strategy in the works, too

India's IT minister has started teasing the content of the nation’s long-awaited law covering all things digital.…

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When it comes to liquid and immersion cooling, Nvidia asks: Why not both?

Fri, 2023-05-26 03:32
Promises demo of new ways to chill out in the datacenter by 2026

Nvidia's vision for datacenter cooling asks the question: given the choice between liquid and immersion cooling, why should you have to choose?…

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After network glitch, South Korea's commercial sat-slinger succeeds

Fri, 2023-05-26 02:28
Nuri rocket has done the business – now to get into the business

South Korea's ambition to get into the commercial satellite launching game has taken off, as it were, after the successful launch of its homegrown Nuri rocket on Thursday.…

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BlackByte ransomware crew lists city of Augusta after cyber 'incident'

Fri, 2023-05-26 01:34
Mayor promises to comment on Friday

BlackByte ransomware crew has claimed Augusta, Georgia, as its latest victim, following what the US city's mayor has, so far, only called a cyber "incident."…

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It's 2023 and Sri Lanka doesn't have a cyber security authority

Fri, 2023-05-26 00:42
All should change this year as the country passes its Cyber Security Bill

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Technology has confirmed it will have a cyber security authority – at some point.…

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Virgin Galactic flies final test before opening for business

Fri, 2023-05-26 00:14
$450k buys you about 90 minutes of space adventure and a sub-orbital glimpse of Earth

Virgin Galactic successfully launched a crewed suborbital test flight of its VSS Unity spacecraft on Thursday – a mission billed as the final milestone before officially opening up for space tourism.…

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Microsoft rains more machine learning on Azure cloud

Thu, 2023-05-25 23:14
No surprise: Nvidia is in the picture

Microsoft made sure to include Azure in the AI-fest that was the Build 2023 developer conference this week.…

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Minnesota governor OKs broad right-to-repair tech law

Thu, 2023-05-25 22:00
Walz's war on walls stopping us from fixing our own stuff

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Wednesday signed a bill that ensures the right-to-repair most electronic products in the US state.…

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Spotted: Suspected Russian malware designed to disrupt Euro, Asia energy grids

Thu, 2023-05-25 21:07
For simulation or for real, we don't like the vibes from this CosmicEnergy

Malware designed to disrupt electric power grids was likely developed by a Russian contractor, according to Mandiant's threat intel team that discovered the malicious software and dubbed it CosmicEnergy.…

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PyPI subpoenaed: US govt demands data on developers

Thu, 2023-05-25 20:14
Python package packhouse ponders privacy position

In March and April, three subpoenas seeking data on users of PyPI, the Python Package Index, were presented to the Python Software Foundation (PSF).…

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Some Windows users say these 32-bit apps have forgotten how to save

Thu, 2023-05-25 19:29
Microsoft seems to have fixed update glitch for all OS versions but latest W11

Some Windows users are seeing 32-bit applications failing to copy, save, or attach files, according to Redmond itself.…

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On the bright side, solar investment finally set to surpass oil spending

Thu, 2023-05-25 18:32
But fossil fuels won't go down without a fight

If the International Energy Agency's predictions are correct, 2023 is set to be the year that investment in solar energy technologies finally overtakes spending on oil production. Lest you forget, however, spending on fossil fuels is still rising too.…

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Microsoft would rather spend money on AI than give workers a raise

Thu, 2023-05-25 17:48
At least that's what internal comments from the CMO make it sound like

Opinion If you work at Microsoft, hey, good job. Stock's up 31 percent this year and the way top brass decided to reward you was to... not reward you. But we do sympathize, especially when the CMO says this is because the company wants to "invest in the AI wave."…

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Twitter Spaces groans under weight of Ron DeSantis and Elon Musk's egos

Thu, 2023-05-25 16:43
It should really take more than half a million people to melt your servers

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis's plan to hold a "historic" campaign launch on a Twitter Spaces stream went about as well as you'd expect on a platform slowly collapsing under the weight of its former CEO's hubris.…

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