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Animals can sue, but don't have the ability to file copyright cases An American appeals court has upheld a lower court's decision that a monkey can't own copyright.…

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Show us your data says Euro Commish The European Commission is causing Apple more angst by probing its acquisition of Shazam.…

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Open casket or open phone? Detectives from Largo, Florida, visited a funeral home in nearby Clearwater and tried, unsuccessfully, to unlock a phone with the hand of its deceased owner to aid an investigation.…

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We're off the team and everything is awful A letter to science minister Sam Gyimah MP has outlined the impact of Brexit on the UK space sector, and it doesn't make for happy reading.…

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No surprise really Silicon Valley has historically been at war with Hollywood, so Amazon and Netflix's membership of a studio-dominated anti-piracy alliance may raise eyebrows. But it shouldn't: Amazon and Netflix are big studios now in their own right, and Apple is expected to join them.…

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Everything's fine, says NVMe-over-fabrics array startup NVMe-over-fabrics array startup Pavilion Data Systems has laid off more engineers just a month after a previous cull during which co-founder Kiran Malwankar departed.…

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Plans to hook up 500k Londoners to 1Gbps speeds in 4 years Community Fibre has won £18m from the UK government's broadband fund – the first outfit to do so since the cash pot was announced back in 2016.…

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Complaints up 24% as horrible humans rake in the readies Microsoft has released stats showing that tech support scams are on the increase, with 153,000 complaints received and 15 per cent of complainants losing cold, hard cash.…

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Data, digital or tech knowledge 'not essential' for £66,665 role The UK government appears to be under the impression that knowledge of data policy or the tech sector isn't a pre-requisite to become the head of data strategy in its digital department.…

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Repeated misuse of consumer champion's mugshot leads to defamation sueball Consumer champion Martin Lewis, Britain’s Money Saving Expert, has declared he is suing Facebook for defamation over fake adverts featuring his face that repeatedly appear on the under-fire social network.…

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Sales won't rise for until 2020 says new broom. Share price rises Britain's fave outsourcing badass Capita today reported a £513.7m pre-tax loss for 2017 and tapped investors for £701m in a rights issue that it will use to fund restructuring and toward paying down debts.…

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Users continue to report issues despite claims it's fixed UK bank TSB's efforts to upgrade its systems has left numerous customers without online banking services – and some report having the wrong account details.…

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Continuous Lifecycle London will help you reshape your pipeline If you’re contemplating a radical overhaul of your software development operation or are simply planning the next step in a finely planned evolution, you should be joining us at Continuous Lifecycle in London next month.…

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No one said it'd be easy AI isn't immune to one of computing's most basic rules – garbage in, garbage out. Train a neural network on flawed data and you'll have one that makes lots of mistakes.…

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... support to a Capgemini call centre (and one in India) Burger-flipping grease-monger McDonald's is ditching Atos and will instead buy IT support services from rival French integrator Capgemini, The Register can reveal.…

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Oi, remember who you picked as our one-and-only engine supplier? +Comment  Uncle Sam has raised the possibility of sanctions against Turkey for buying Russian anti-aircraft missile systems – putting the UK's supply of overhauled F-35 fighter jet engines at risk.…

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Oi, remember who you picked as our one-and-only engine supplier? +Comment  Uncle Sam has raised the possibility of sanctions against Turkey for buying Russian anti-aircraft missile systems – putting the UK's supply of overhauled F-35 fighter jet engines at risk.…

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Patents the pretence, cloudy control planes competition a more likely cause Citrix has taken legal action against desktop virtualization challenger Workspot, alleging patent infringement and false and misleading public statements.…

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‘I was a snot-nosed kid fresh out of college and thought I knew everything!’ Who, me?  Another working week beckons so once again let’s kick it off with a fresh instalment of Who, me? For those of you new to the column, its The Register confessional for IT pros who broke things.…

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Firepower, AnyConnect and ASA appliances and clients need patches Cisco has announced a suite of patches against a bug in its Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) implementation.…

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SmugMug now the proud owner of more than twenty billion photographs Yahoo!’s photo-sharing service Flickr has been acquired by SmugMug.…

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Unveil first code, joins giants in industry standard-club Last week, the Data61 division of Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) released the first RISC-V version of its seL4 microkernel.…

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Unveil first code, joins giants in industry standard-club Last week, the first RISC-V port of its seL4 microkernel was released by the Data61 division of the Australian government's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).…

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No, 5G won't ride to the rescue this year or next Troubled Swedish vendor Ericsson has turned in another loss, but is hopeful that it's still closing in on its planned turnaround.…

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Quihoo 360 plays the responsible disclosure game Chinese company Quihoo 360 says it's found a Windows zero-day in the wild, but because it's notified Microsoft, it's not telling anyone else how it works.…

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