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We can all look forward to hearing lots more about how great he is US President Donald Trump has formally designated current commissioner of the US Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, as its new chairman.…

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Helping internet scammers proved profitable, for a while Western Union will forfeit more than half a billion dollars after admitting it broke money laundering laws.…

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Just get rid of it – bin it now Malicious websites can remotely execute commands on Windows systems that have Cisco WebEx's Chrome extension installed. About 20 million people actively use this software.…

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Apple squashes a bunch of security bugs, so get installing Apple has emitted a set of software security updates for all of its major operating systems.…

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A big leap forward, you say? Tell that to the anti-trust authorities Google is hardwiring its Android app store, Google Play, into all new Chromebooks.…

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良藥苦口 The Chinese government has started an 18-month crackdown that will require all VPN providers to seek government approval for their activities if they want to stay in business.…

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Larry's biz swings the axe after denials and silence Oracle will cut hundreds of jobs from its embattled hardware division in California, a move the tech goliath had previously denied.…

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Putting the US of A first could require arms from Europe Making America great again may require foreign-made weapon systems, a possibility that would contravene the Trump administration's stated goal to "buy American and hire American."…

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President Snowflake slots in an easy campaign goal first thing US President Donald Trump has made good on a campaign promise and signed an executive order backing the United States out of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.…

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San Francisco's Agile 3 Solutions acquired IBM has announced a deal to buy data visualization firm Agile 3 Solutions, a San Francisco-based privately held company. The terms of the deal, announced Monday, were not disclosed.…

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The man they call Martin gives post-work life the elbow, lands at WD Well, well, whaddya know? Meg Whitman announces Martin Fink’s retirement as CTO and HPE Labs top dog, where he evangelised the Machine and memristors, but the fabled techie was clearly not ready to swan off into a post-work life of shed-building and ocean cruises just yet. He's back in the industry and mad for it.…

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Memory is king: Industrial, auto, storage app ICs grow Global semiconductor revenue is set to rise 7.2 per cent over 2016 because of ramping demand for DRAM and app-specific standard products for the IoT and allied markets, according to Gartner's digital witch-doctors.…

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Bids Kaycee Lai farewell, welcomes Robert Wilson In comes Robert Wilson and out goes Kaycee Lai at Primary Data.…

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Again, nobody is saying rexit-bay The gods of channel sales growth did not smile on Computacenter in 2016 as the UK filed standstill top line numbers and progress in European ops was unpicked by unfavourable forex rates.…

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Yes, from the English university. No you shut up Researchers at Cambridge University believe a psychological "vaccine" could help prevent the spread of "fake news" - in a study that on the face of it might also pass for a bogus story.…

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Cites demand on his family, will be replaced by 2019 The Director General of GCHQ, Robert Hannigan, has announced his intention to step down as leader of the signals intelligence agency.…

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Terix partnership pulls PC maker into Larry's crosshairs Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Oracle are heading back to court – this time over an alleged violation of IP rights on Solaris.…

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A wild early adopter programme appeared! Microsoft has previewed its support for SUSE Linux Enterprise in its next version of SQL Server, and announced an early adopter programme.…

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But it is keeping shtum A DDoS attack was reportedly behind online outages at Lloyds Bank a fortnight ago.…

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Come with us now 'on a journey away from PSN' The Cabinet Office wants government departments to buy public cloud rather than services from the Public Services Network (PSN).…

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Not so flash-fabulous for storage tech, innit? Storage Blockhead  Say hello to Wilbur Ross, "King of Bankruptcy" and the likely next US Secretary of State for Commerce – the man charged with implementing President Trump's promise to bring home the jobs stolen by cheap labour countries using free trade policies.…

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Preview of next flagship delayed as embers of Note 7 debacle still burn MWC 2017  The great and the good attending next month’s Mobile World Congress won’t be getting a sneak peak at Samsung latest premier Galaxy S8 smartphone after all, a company exec has confirmed.…

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Firms fighting off rocket docket suit as a matter of principle Cloud host Rackspace and storage vendor NetApp are fighting a patent holder who's targeted some of tech's biggest names in the notorious Eastern District of Texas.…

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Ummm, good luck with that! The government is to throw an extra £4.7bn at R&D for smart energy technologies, robotics and artificial intelligence, and 5G in its Industrial Strategy to be published later today.…

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Unite: IT giant's bosses gave us a bigger package, would be rude not to have a butcher's Unite has suspended all industrial action in its dispute with Fujitsu over planned cuts to job, pay and pensions in the UK.…

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