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Yeah actually it's probably time to switch off the internet Pic  Gameplay streaming site Twitch.tv says it will be launching a dedicated channel for live videos of people eating.…

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The unpalatable side of ICANN's effort to control internet root zone Verisign will retain control over the dot-com registry until 2024, providing it with a multi-billion-dollar cash cow for the next eight years.…

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Meet the new BSoD – the Blue Screen of Despair Pic  As the Windows 10 free upgrade period draws to a close, Microsoft is stepping up its operating system's nagware to full-screen takeovers.…

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If only lawyers could make money rather than costing money Analysis  Oracle's chalked up yet another stunning courtroom loss.…

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Online freedom resolution passes despite best efforts by Russia, China et al The United Nations officially condemned the practice of countries shutting down access to the internet at a meeting of the Human Rights Council on Friday.…

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Administrative Council leaves staff frustrated A determined effort to oust European Patent Office (EPO) president Benoit Battistelli amounted to nothing this week, as representatives from European countries instead spent two days rehashing a reform proposal.…

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Hyper-converged upstart eyes up hypervisor flash caching biz Four independent sources say hyper-converged poster child Nutanix is buying hypervisor flash-cacher PernixData, thus gaining crucial technology to speed up its appliances.…

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Doppler detections will help test Einstein's key theory Gravitational waves released from black hole “super kicks” may soon be detectable, according to new research published in Physical Review Letters.…

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We asked vendors about it and they dodged the question Tech vendors don’t want to admit it but CIOs will need to return to their spending plan spreadsheets: hardware is going to get more expensive post-Brexit as sterling slides against the US dollar.…

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Post-NAND explorations and adaptations; or, predicting future storage uses StoreServ arrays use special hardware, an ASIC, to accelerate storage array operations, and this is redesigned for each major generation of the arrays. The current design is generation 5.…

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Ex-Catalogic CEO Ed Walsh assumes Big Blue's storage hot seat – again IBM has a new storage boss, Ed Walsh, Storage Division General Manager, replacing interim GM Greg Lotko who keeps his VP development slot in the unit.…

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It's time we rebooted democracy in our start-up nation, apparently Alasdair Gray, the acclaimed Glaswegian writer and artist, penned a phrase now engraved on a wall of the Scottish Parliament: “Work as if you live in the early days of a better nation.”…

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Hollobone offer draws response from flame-haired acress turned pundit Troubled wildchild turned Brexit commenter Lindsay Lohan has accepted the challenge of turning on Kettering for Christmas, in order to “redeem her political reputation”.…

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Brit boffins are worried about ... well, everything Science research funding from the European Union to the UK is set to continue until Britain officially terminates its membership of the bloc by triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.…

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What's my name, fool Not so long ago you could barely move on Facebook for all the exquisitely crafted beheading videos. Now you can’t even watch a cute cat video – if your first name is Isis, anyway.…

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Agile means aggressive dumping of big iron Dutch finance giant ING is moving away from mainframes as “aggressively” as it can, rejecting vendors’ hopes that a little sprinkling of Agile dust will give the venerable platform a new lease of life.…

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Offside! Lack of encryption bares usernames, passwords and more The official UEFA Euro 2016 app is leaking football fans’ personal data, security researchers warn.…

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Full cloudification of market still a drop of vapour in the supplier sky Cloud slinging (and tax evading) Amazon Web Services nearly doubled its revenue in the UK last year, pulling in £254m.…

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How did TNS do it? Head of opinion polling explains to El Reg Analysis  The EU referendum was a catastrophe for opinion pollsters. Remain’s official pollster, Populus, predicted a ten point margin of victory.…

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150,000 user profiles bared to world+dog as well – report Hackers have leaked the personal details of 150,000 users of the Muslim Match website after breaking into the niche dating portal.…

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Something weird happened last week Something for the Weekend, Sir?  Thank you for submitting a support request. You can put your clothes back on now.…

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Former Disney exec leaves the cartoon characters behind... oh hang on The fires were lit and a chicken sacrificed at Microsoft’s Reading HQ campus today as new UK CEO Cindy Rose was sworn in* - the first female to run the business locally.…

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A 'UPS courier', extradition warrants and legal jiggery-pokery from the cops Feature  Lauri Love was arrested on suspicion of offences under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 early in the evening of 25 October 2013, when a National Crime Agency officer wearing dungarees and posing as a UPS courier told Love's mother that Lauri himself had to come to the porch to collect his delivery.…

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Giants drive what consumers can't When Facebook in January became the latest big-tech name to join Ireland’s roll call of data centre operators, its chief broke out the green flag – renewables.…

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Folk in know confirm there's a Plan B if new net gets delayed The Home Office has already worked out the cost of extending Blighty's radio-based emergency services network, in the increasingly-likely scenario that a move to ubiquitous 4G coverage cannot be delivered by 2020.…

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