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What could possibly go wrong? Video  The Russian national space agency has strapped a hefty humanoid robot weighing 160kg (353lb) to a rocket and launched it to the International Space Station.…

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Meanwhile, Salesforce sees profits fall Imaginary computer specialist VMware boosted its security and cloud software lineup today when it confirmed Thursday the purchases of Carbon Black and Pivotal Software in deals totaling around $4.8bn.…

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posted about 7 hours ago on the register
Wall Street miffed at flat Q3 earnings as printer boss set to take over in November HP Inc on Thursday reported sales of $14.6bn for its fiscal Q3 2019 financial results, up 0.1 per cent from the year-ago quarter and just shy of the $14.61bn average anticipated by Wall Street analysts.…

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Security bod may be invited back into vuln reward program, Half-Life 3 still ain't happening Games giant Valve is attempting to make nice with the infosec bod who disclosed zero-day exploits for vulnerabilities in Steam after the corporation refused to pay out bug bounties for the flaws.…

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posted about 9 hours ago on the register
Disclaimer: No advertisers were harmed in making this project On Thursday, Google reminded everyone who might have forgotten that "privacy is paramount to us" and announced an initiative called "Privacy Sandbox" that proposes paving over a few privacy pitfalls without suffocating its ad business.…

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posted about 10 hours ago on the register
Resigns today – or punished for telling the truth? Wake up, sheeple! Ten days after releasing a corporate press release that raved about the deep state, men in black and political corruption, the CEO of Overstock has quit – in similarly colorful fashion.…

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posted about 13 hours ago on the register
Could a simple automated scan have picked up open-source nasty? Hmm Android spyware – open-source spyware, no less – has found its way onto the Google Play store, according to researchers from ESET.…

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posted about 14 hours ago on the register
US sends up another GPS III spacecraft while Blighty ponders the Brexit Satellite United Launch Alliance's last Delta IV Medium+ rocket has left the launch pad to put another GPS satellite in orbit.…

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posted about 15 hours ago on the register
Look at the troubles facing legacy vendors. We're not immune either Pure Storage has clipped forecasts for its current fiscal year due to fears over the slowdown in corporate spending that is gripping other infrastructure outfits and a sharp decline in NAND prices.…

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posted about 16 hours ago on the register
Repairability score tumbles – good luck swapping that battery Samsung's latest and greatest Note10+ smartphone has been prodded and probed by the teardown twiddlers at iFixit. The verdict isn't great: repairing it could be worse but it could also be a whole lot better too.…

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posted about 16 hours ago on the register
Email issues dog the company formerly known as 1&1 Ionos, the hosting company formerly known as 1&1, has found itself on Microsoft's naughty list as emails from its servers won't reach Outlook.com accounts.…

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posted about 17 hours ago on the register
Learn about all hyperconvergence, multi cloud, and more Promo  Nutanix invites you to its summertime Cloud Shack – an eight-part series of videos on hot topics such as hyperconvergence, business application management, storage, virtualization, networking, and multi-cloud deployments.…

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posted about 17 hours ago on the register
Blighty not even on track for legally binding 2023-2032 levels Electronic cars will not help the UK government meet its carbon emissions target, with MPs warning people will have to ditch their cars entirely.…

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posted about 18 hours ago on the register
You can make your own joke about foxes and hen houses... The Linux Foundation has signed up the likes of Microsoft and Google for its Confidential Computing Consortium, a group with the laudable goal of securing sensitive data.…

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posted about 19 hours ago on the register
An offer you can refuse? Google has come up with a neat idea to promote its serverless container service, Cloud Run, by asking developers to incorporate a "Run on Google Cloud" button into their git repositories.…

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posted about 20 hours ago on the register
Mere threat of time on naughty step has ISP redrafting An advert for TalkTalk broadband has been taken down for promoting incorrect speeds, The Register can confirm.…

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posted about 21 hours ago on the register
El Reg speaks to small-sat upstart in Edinburgh Interview  With two launches of the SkyLark Nano under its belt, Skyrora aim to go orbital in the coming years - assuming UK Parliament keeps up. The Register had a chat with the Brit rocketeer at its Edinburgh HQ to learn more.…

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posted about 22 hours ago on the register
It has been foretold! IT prophesier Gartner has performed its ritual reading of market omens to foretell next year's global 5G network infrastructure revenue. The hype wizards reckon that in 2020 the market will hit $4.2bn, an 89 per cent increase from 2019 revenue of $2.2bn.…

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posted about 23 hours ago on the register
Google's little-known Auto Update Expiration D-Day leaves users bereft of auto software refreshes and more – here's how to check yours It is unlikely to be printed on the box, but every Chromebook has an "Auto Update Expiration (AUE) Date" after which the operating system is unsupported by Google.…

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posted about 24 hours ago on the register
It's not about the money, it's about the identifiers Analysis  Facebook's proposed digital currency Libra, and its accompanying digital wallet Calibra, should be scrutinized not only by financial regulators – as lawmakers in the US and Europe have already started to do – but by national entities concerned with law, public safety and defense.…

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Book now: Serverless Computing London early-bird ticket offer ends soon Event  When you're getting to grips with new technology, there’s nothing like learning from experts who’ve done it before. And when those folks hail from some of the most well-known companies in the world, all the better.…

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EoP bug now free for the world to see after bounty was rejected A security bod angry at Valve's handling of bug reports has released a zero-day vulnerability affecting the games giant's flagship Steam app.…

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Plus UCS and more gear needs update: Turn it on, download these fixes, crank it up – and rip the KNOB off Cisco has emitted a fresh round of software updates to address security holes in its network switches and controllers.…

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Computing giant labeled 'ungenerous' for fighting lawsuit Apple has lost its bid to dismiss a former employee's lawsuit over claims he invented services like Find My iPhone and Passbook but was not included on patents subsequently filed by the tech giant.…

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* Terms and conditions apply. Offer not valid outside Kazakhstan. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up payments On Wednesday, Google, Apple, and Mozilla said their web browsers will block the Kazakhstan root Certificate Authority (CA) certificate – following reports that ISPs in the country have required customers to install a government-issued certificate that enables online spying.…

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