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Juniper's new routers emerge, Google QUIC-ens gets load balancing for HTTPS and more Roundup  Be nimble, be QUIC: Google's added secured load balancing support to its QUIC protocol.…

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Also, Weight Watchers is light on security Roundup  This week included a big Patch Tuesday bundle, a fresh fine for Yahoo!, and yet another Intel bug that potentially exposes sensitive kernel information.…

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Including bad news for IBM Watson Health Roundup  Welcome to this week's AI news bites, picking up the bits besides everything else we've written about.…

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Rapporteur David Kaye not impressed with Article 13 The campaign against a key aspect of new European copyright legislation has picked up a significant backer: the United Nations' freedom of expression expert.…

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Good thing too because Intel's planned chip changes may break Google's Retpoline A group of computer science researchers has proposed a way to overcome the security risk posed by speculative execution, the data processing technique behind the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities.…

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'You want a war? Well done, you've got one' replies China The Trump administration is moving forward with its plans to implement tariffs on Chinese goods coming into America. On Friday, it published a list of products totaling $34bn that will be subjected to a 25 per cent charge to importers, and another $16bn worth of goods that could be added to the list.…

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Tapplock: Once, twice, three times a screw-up It's never easy to crack into a market with a innovative new product but makers of the "world's first smart fingerprint padlock" have made one critical error: they forgot about the existence of screwdrivers.…

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Staffers accused of swiping trade secrets face criminal charges Six former and current Fitbit staffers have been accused of stealing trade secrets from rival gizmo-slinger Jawbone.…

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Crowdfunder asks to be reimbursed on behalf of backers Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has revealed to The Register that it has set its lawyers on flailing ZX Spectrum reboot firm Retro Computers Ltd.…

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US govt bans agencies from using Russian outfit's wares The US government issued an interim rule this morning prohibiting agencies from using products or services that have pretty much anything to do with Kaspersky Lab.…

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Review panel: We don't think AI firm has a hidden agenda, but… Alphabet-owned AI company DeepMind Health needs to clarify its relationship with Google and explain how it plans to turn a profit, the firm's independent review panel has said.…

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'I did not have an unclassified FBI connection at home that worked' Former FBI director James Comey was using Gmail for FBI business while overseeing the controversial probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server during her tenure as US Secretary of State.…

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The land of the cuckoo clock brings you more endearingly cuckoo rules A Swiss police force has decreed that up to an hour of car-horn beeping during the football World Cup will be officially tolerated by the famously pernickety nation.…

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Drop for Big Red shares as biz prepares to announce Q4 financial results Oracle stock has been downgraded by JP Morgan based on its CIO survey that didn't paint a rosy picture for Big Red's cloud services business.…

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UK users waiting for emails to download ponder early start to weekend Office 365 is suffering a stuttering start to the weekend with UK users complaining this morning that the service has slowed to a crawl or stopped altogether.…

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Public consultation for skeletal law inches closer The long-awaited Drones Bill will be out for public consultation "this summer" - though sources tell The Register that it has been stripped down in order to guarantee a smooth passage through Parliament.…

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Quobyte, Pure Storage and Caringo all helping out Quobyte, FlashBlade and Caringo will all flower at JASMIN, the UK's environmental science supercomputer site, it has emerged.…

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The dilithium crystals cannae take it, Captain Here's a surprise. William Shatner wants cryptocurrency miners to use a solar energy company he represents.…

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Who needs DAS with RDMA? Analysis  NVMe-over Fabrics arrays are performing as fast as servers fitted with the same storage media – Optane or Z-SSD drives for example. Because NVMe-oF uses RDMA (Remote Direct Memory Access) then the network latency involved in accessing external storage arrays effectively goes away.…

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UK's National Audit Office slams delays, overestimation of Verify, attitude to claimants The UK government's embattled Universal Credit programme hasn't delivered value for money and has caused some claimants hardship but is now so embedded there is no alternative but to plough on, the National Audit Office has said.…

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What open-sourcery is this? Interview  Open source had a moral purpose when it was fighting "The Borg", Microsoft, in the 1990s, but then it fell from view. You could say it has found its mojo again, only this time it is about loosening the grip of companies built on ever more intrusive personal data processing: Google and Facebook. One of the biggest but most promising challenges is creating an Android free of Google's data-slurping.…

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Just has to lose GDPR rulings in other courts first Domain name system overseer ICANN will spend millions of dollars arguing its GDPR case to the European Court of Justice rather than resolve its own internal disagreements.…

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Citizen sysadmin saved the day after kids got lost without lasers On-Call  Welcome again to On-Call, in which The Register brings you readers’ tales of tech support traumas.…

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Google pours simple coding tools to deepen dev pool After a year and a half of gestation in its Early Adopter program, Google's low-code application development environment App Maker has been delivered into the hands of its corporate customers.…

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Guest register states are readable, but the patch cavalry has arrived The Xen Project has revealed that its hypervisor is susceptible to the Lazy FPU flaw found in Intel’s x86 CPUs.…

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