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Now GitHub has gulped down NPM Inc, what's next for the JS package registry? Well, some stability will be nice

Thu, 2020-04-16 12:45
CTO Ahmad Nassri announces intention to bow out

GitHub has completed its acquisition of JavaScript package registry NPM Inc, leading CTO Ahmad Nassri to announce his departure "in the near future".…

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Bad news: So much of your personal data has been hacked that lesson manuals on how to use it are the latest hot property

Thu, 2020-04-16 12:00
Cyber-crims bone up on methods for fun and profit, but mainly profit

With more people looking to get into the online crime racket and huge caches of personal information cheap and easy to come by, documents describing the process of committing (and getting away with) online fraud are becoming hot commodities.…

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Pleeease release me: Patch Tuesday has been and gone, but Windows 10 2004 has yet to emerge

Thu, 2020-04-16 11:21
Have a pair of Insider builds instead and an exciting Your Phone innovation: file transfer

Microsoft treated Windows Insiders to a pair of emissions this week but sadly not the one that many were hoping for as Patch Tuesday came and went.…

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Quantum computing heats up down under as researchers reckon they know how to cut costs and improve stability

Thu, 2020-04-16 10:31
Boffins claim to have found path to 'real-world applications' by running hot

Scientists in Australia are claiming to have made a breakthrough in the field of quantum computing which could ease the technology's progress to affordability and mass production.…

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Trello! It is me... you locked the door? User warns of single sign-on risk after barring self from own account

Thu, 2020-04-16 09:43
Atlassian awards personal account to bloke's former employer

An issue where Trello user Shashank Tomar was locked out of his personal account because of a secondary email belonging to a company he left five years ago has drawn criticism from users.…

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Is this an ASP.NET Core I see before me? Where to next for Microsoft's confusing web framework...

Thu, 2020-04-16 09:00
Too many choices?

Microsoft's ASP.NET Core, a web application framework (or more accurately, a family of frameworks), has made strides in performance and innovation, but its rapid development has resulted in a bewildering range of choices facing developers.…

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Honor MagicBook 14: Nice keyboard and ports aplenty – but with a webcam forever fixed on all of your chins

Thu, 2020-04-16 08:15
Which is a great look in this age of cyber-meetings

Hands On Over the past couple of years, teen-tastic mobile brand Honor has diverged from its usual fare, branching into TVs, laptops and the like. These have mostly been Mainland China exclusives, but the latest MagicBook is a notable exception. Vulture Central got its mucky talons on a unit of this shiny groin warmer, and found a surprisingly well-built machine, albeit with a few design quirks.…

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India allows half of IT services workers back to the office next week

Thu, 2020-04-16 07:53
Industry lobby says thanks, but we'll take it a bit slower than that

The Indian government will allow IT operations to bring half their workforce back to the office as of Sunday April 20th.…

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In case you need more proof the world's gone mad: Behold, Apple's $699 Mac Pro wheels

Thu, 2020-04-16 07:34
'Adds improved mobility' to pricey workstations without any obviously significant reinvention of the roller

In case you needed more proof that the world is in a very strange moment, Apple now sells a US$699 (£560) wheel kit for the Mac Pro.…

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UK goverment probing Imagination Technologies chip biz plans over concerns that its IP is headed to overseas

Thu, 2020-04-16 07:01
Ex-CEO warns that new Chinese owners are exporting away from UK

British chip designer biz, Imagination Technologies, is being investigated by the UK government for national security concerns after its former CEO revealed that the company is being increasingly controlled by China.…

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Wipro says clients already asking for discounts and restructured deals, decides not to offer guidance

Thu, 2020-04-16 06:34
FY19/20 results hit the mark as outsourcer says client SLAs being met even with 90 percent of staff at home

Wipro has posted strong Q4 and full FY19/20 results, but also declined to offer guidance for the future.…

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Kepler telescope is dead but the data lives on - Earth-sized habitable zone planet found after boffins check for errors

Thu, 2020-04-16 06:06
300 light years away but hey, why not?

Astronomers have uncovered a new exoplanet that’s roughly the same size as Earth and lies within its star’s habitable zone 300 light years away after checking for software errors.…

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Techie yanked some cables and took Cloudflare’s dashboard and API down for four hours

Thu, 2020-04-16 02:57
Single point of failure, imprecise instructions and un-labelled cables are a bad, bad, mix

Cloudflare has admitted that a four-and-a-bit-hour outage today was caused by someone pulling out cables that should have been left in place, but which were yanked because techies were given unhelpfully imprecise instructions.…

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United Nations reportedly tears up Tencent’s invite to its big 75th birthday bash

Thu, 2020-04-16 02:18
Deal announced two weeks ago would have seen shiny new VooV vid chat tool used around the world

The United Nations has reportedly dissolved a deal that would have seen its 75th birthday celebrations conducted using video chat tech from Chinese web giant Tencent.…

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Stuck inside with time on your hands? The US govt would like to remind you it's paying $5m for Nork hacking scalps

Thu, 2020-04-16 00:34
US-Cert issues new report on misdeeds of North Korean groups

The US government's Computer Emergency Response Team (US-Cert) has posted a new report on the latest exploits of North Korea's Hidden Cobra hacking crews.…

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ICANN’s founding CEO and chair accuse biz of abandoning principles in push for billion-dollar .org sale

Thu, 2020-04-16 00:06
Daming letter sent to California attorney general asks for six-month delay

Exclusive ICANN has been accused by its founding CEO and original chair of abandoning the organization’s core principles and accepting commitments it knows it cannot enforce in order to push through the sale of the .org registry later this week.…

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IBM age discrimination lawsuit suddenly ends, suggests Big Blue was willing to pay to avoid discovery process

Wed, 2020-04-15 23:24
Dismissal by both parties almost certainly means a settlement

The judge overseeing Jonathan Langley's age discrimination lawsuit against IBM has dismissed the case, which was scheduled to go to trial later this year.…

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Why cloud-managed Wi-Fi demand will surge with next enterprise tech refreshes

Wed, 2020-04-15 22:00
And why causing a Ruckus is a good thing

Sponsored Pervasive virtualisation and cloud adoption have moved more apps to the cloud and made edge connectivity more prominent and wireless. The advent of new and more efficient Wi-Fi such as 802.11ax or Wi-Fi 6 is expected to prompt a new wave of refresh cycles for enterprises.…

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Pentagon watchdog sets phasers to none, clears $10bn JEDI contract process but leaves door open for lawsuits

Wed, 2020-04-15 21:43
Collective amnesia over claimed 'screw Amazon' comment

There is no evidence of wrongdoing or undue influence in the Pentagon’s controversial $10bn JEDI cloud contract award to Microsoft, the Defense Department’s internal watchdog has concluded.…

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As Amazon's stock price soars and Bezos adds to his billions affiliates face massive cuts in their commissions

Wed, 2020-04-15 20:36
Times are hard...for you at least

On Tuesday, Amazon told members of its affiliate marketing program that it will reduce the commissions it pays them to promote products on their websites.…

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