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NASA boffins tackle Nazi alien in space – with the help of Native American tribal elders

Thu, 2019-11-14 06:06
Clickbait? We've heard of IT

NASA has given the Kuiper belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule the official name Arrokoth, which means sky in the Native American Powhatan-Algonquian language.…

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If you've wanted to lazily merge code on GitHub from the pub, couch or beach, there's now a mobile app for that

Thu, 2019-11-14 00:17
GitHub opens beta of handheld tools, unveils Arctic stunt, and other stuff

GitHub used the first day of its Universe developer conference to roll out a slew of new projects, including a dedicated mobile app.…

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Player three has entered Cray's supercomputing game: First AMD Epyc, now Fujitsu's Arm chips

Wed, 2019-11-13 23:11
A64FX: Big in Japan, big in the US, UK at this rate

Cray has said it will build a family of supercomputers for government research labs and universities. The kicker? The exascale machines will be powered by Arm-compatible microprocessors.…

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Judge shoots down Trump admin's efforts to allow folks to post shoddy 3D printer gun blueprints online

Wed, 2019-11-13 20:38
US government told it must give a reason to snub policy

A federal judge in the US state of Washington has struck down a settlement that would allow people to post blueprints and instructions to 3D-print guns, claiming it was unlawful.…

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Just Docker room talk: Container upstart's enterprise wing sold to Mirantis, CEO out, Swarm support faces ax

Wed, 2019-11-13 19:49
Plans to continue with $35m to back Hub and Desktop. Yes, Kubernetes has truly won

Docker has handed the Enterprise portion of its containerization business to Kubernetes cloud outfit Mirantis in a surprise sell-off.…

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Complete with keyboard and actual, literal, 'physical' escape key: Apple releases new 16" MacBook Pro

Wed, 2019-11-13 17:00
Make a notebook, fanbois

A 16-inch MacBook Pro - with a freshly designed keyboard that isn't trashed by dust and includes a "physical" escape key - has landed, but it won't come cheap, costing the same as a modest family holiday or a second hand car.…

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They terrrk err jerrrbs! Vodafone replaces 2,600 roles with '600 bots' in bid to shrink €48bn debt

Wed, 2019-11-13 16:17
It's happening!

Vodafone has replaced 2,600 roles with "600 bots" as part of a "long-lasting structural opportunity to reduce cost", the company revealed in its half-year results earnings call.…

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TalkTalk keeps results under wraps citing 'advanced negotiations' over FibreNation biz

Wed, 2019-11-13 15:00
Has it found an investor in £1.5bn venture to build 3 million FTTP connections?

TalkTalk has today delayed its financial results due to "advanced negotiations with interested parties regarding its FibreNation business".…

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Thanks, Brexit. Tesla boss Elon Musk reveals Berlin as location for Euro Gigafactory

Wed, 2019-11-13 13:58
Was UK even really in the running?

'Leccy car baron and space botherer Elon Musk has unveiled a surprising pick of Berlin for the company's European "Gigafactory 4", quickly following up by blabbing to car mag Auto Express that "Brexit had made it too risky to put a Gigafactory in the UK."…

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I've had it with these motherflipping eggs on this motherflipping train

Wed, 2019-11-13 13:00
Woman fined £1,500 for tirade over commuter's weird brekkie

Eating on the train is no yolk. One woman felt so strongly about it, she's now nursing a £1,500 fine after eggsploding with rage at a fellow commuter for gobbling a hard-boiled pre-chicken on the service from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street.…

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Redis releases automatic cluster recovery for Kubernetes and RedisInsight GUI tool

Wed, 2019-11-13 12:00
Also: what's in Redis 6 ... and how to compete with free Redis on public cloud

Interview "Almost every one of our on-prem customers is shifting to K8s," Redis Labs CTO and co-founder Yiftach Shoolman tells The Register.…

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UK Info Commish quietly urged court to swat away 100k Morrisons data breach sueball

Wed, 2019-11-13 11:00
Supermarket says it's innocent and we don't need more than that, ICO told judges

The UK's Information Commissioner urged the Court of Appeal to side with Morrisons in the supermarket’s battle to avoid liability for the theft and leaking of nearly 100,000 employees’ payroll details – despite her not having read the employees’ legal arguments.…

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Fancy renting your developer environment? Visual Studio goes online

Wed, 2019-11-13 10:00
Or you could try Gitpod...

Microsoft is offering cloud-hosted developer environments for those using Visual Studio Code or, in private preview, Visual Studio.…

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Londoner accused of accessing National Lottery users' accounts

Wed, 2019-11-13 09:15
Case to be heard in full next year

A man will appear at Crown court in December to answer charges that he used hacking program Sentry MBA to access and take money from online UK National Lottery gambling accounts.…

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Four go wild for wasm: Corporate quartet come together to build safe WebAssembly sandbox

Wed, 2019-11-13 08:01
Chipzilla, Mozilla, Fastly, and IBM's red-hatted stepchild plot browser-breakout

On Tuesday Fastly, Intel, Mozilla, and Red Hat teamed up to form the Bytecode Alliance, an industry group intent on making WebAssembly work more consistently and securely outside of web browsers.…

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Astoboffins baffled as Curiosity rover takes larger gasps of oxygen in Martian summers

Wed, 2019-11-13 07:01
It might be organic life, but more likely chemistry says NASA

A new Martian mystery has left scientists baffled. The oxygen in the planet’s atmosphere seems to rise every spring and summer and fall during autumn and winter, and scientists have no idea why.…

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Replay on-demand online: Can you boost productivity with infrastructure as code?

Wed, 2019-11-13 06:00
Set your developers free to innovate

Webcast Skilled developers are a valuable asset – so how do you make the most of their time as constant requests and projects compete for their attention?…

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Russian bloke charged in US with running $20 million stolen card-as-a-service online souk

Wed, 2019-11-13 05:01
Prosecutors say 29 year-old was mastermind of prolific 'Cardplanet' operation

A Russian man was detained at Dulles airport in Washington DC on Monday and charged with running a stolen card trading ring that was responsible for $20m worth of fraud.…

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Section 230 supporters turn on it, its critics rely on it. Up is down, black is white in the crazy world of US law

Wed, 2019-11-13 01:52
Meanwhile Facebook appears to have shot itself in the foot

Up is down and down is up when it comes to one of the most important, and now controversial, US legal protections for internet companies.…

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Shock! US border cops need 'reasonable suspicion' of a crime before searching your phone, laptop

Tue, 2019-11-12 23:57
Massachusetts judge reminds America of that little thing called the Fourth Amendment

The seizure and search of phones and laptops at the US border is unconstitutional, a judge said Tuesday in a landmark ruling.…

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