posted about 24 hours ago on the register
Tight-lipped bank has fixed the weirdness - but not said why it happened Barclays Bank appears to have been using no less than the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine as a "content distribution network" to serve up a Javascript file.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
Great problem of our time solved: Classic FM won't have to rebrand as Classic DAB Analogue radio station licences will be extended for another 10 years, the UK government has said – entirely reversing plans to shut off FM and AM radio stations in favour of DAB digital radio.…

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Microsoft emits a fix for those fearful of Registry tinkering While Microsoft was showing off its new OneDrive toys, the company also slipped out a fix for brave souls running Windows 10 2004 and finding Files On-Demand a little borked.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
Plus: IBM emits BlueGene/Q CPU blueprints – and 'fastest' open-source RISC-V core emerges If you're doodling your own computer chip yet wondering if you'll ever see it physically manufactured, Google is offering to fabricate it for you for free.…

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Whitehall buddies up with Bharti to complete constellation The ongoing saga of OneWeb and the UK's ambition to be a major space player took another twist today with the confirmation that $500m will be splurged by Whitehall on the satelite biz.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
Bezos' bunch beats Microsoft to the punch, though it has limited use for now Amazon Web Services is trying to lure more to developers to its cloud by creating a tool built for porting .NET applications to Linux, though in its current form we found it to be less useful than hoped.…

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Tees Valley mayor expresses his love for two-wheelers The UK's first trial of rented electic scooters will be in Teesside, according to Tees Valley mayor Ben Houchen.…

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Tech stands on own two feet rather than 4G infrastructure Vodafone has switched on its first 5G SA (standalone) network in the UK.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
Something for everyone this week, including wannabe Vultures Job Alert  It's that time of week again people, our job column is back with another list of opportunities in the world of tech.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
€1.7bn Estonian company is first on store to have a global presence Huawei has signed its first major ride-sharing platform to its AppGallery app store – and no, it's not the one you're thinking of. Unless, of course, you were thinking of Bolt.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
100 people have lost their jobs, COVID-19 blamed Exclusive  It has been a bad week for the UK jobs market and Capita has just added to the unemployment stats by ditching more than a quarter of its Consulting division, sources close to the company have told The Register.…

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Brave browser's policy officer questions efficacy of personalised ads Johnny Ryan, chief policy officer at privacy-focused browser biz Brave, has reported on how ad revenue increased when Dutch national broadcaster NPO stopped running third-party trackers on its online video website.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
We said, we hope you get some downtime. Oh never mind. Come on, it's just once a year Hang the bunting, ice the cupcakes, and wrap the presents: it comes but once a year but today, as you beautiful people well know, is international DBA Appreciation Day.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
Thinking in binary, dreaming in hexadecimal, and this is what they'll remember you for On Call  It is Friday so may we suggest taking a moment out of your preparations for a weekend charge to the pub to enjoy another tale from those tasked with helping the confused in today's On Call.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
No wonder J2157 clocks in at 34 billion solar masses The greediest supermassive black hole spotted by us Earthlings is an eye-popping 34 billion times more massive than our Sun, and gobbles nearly a solar mass of nearby gas and dust every day.…

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The arrival of an npm security advisory prompts developer action after outcry A lingering vulnerability in lodash, a popular JavaScript helper library distributed through package manager npm, has prompted developers to kvetch about the fragile state of security.…

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Not to worry, there are only *searches* several thousand devices apparently exposed online Network administrators are urged to patch their F5 BIG-IP application delivery controllers following the disclosure of a pair of critical remote takeover bugs.…

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Is that listed phone number going direct to a professional or a call center? Special report  Addicts seeking substance abuse treatment are being deceived by phony medical clinics advertising on Google's business directory system – and the web giant seems unwilling or unable to fix the issue.…

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posted 2 days ago on the register
Best get updating pronto, folks The Apache Project's popular Guacamole open-source remote desktop software contained vulns allowing remote attackers to steal login creds and hijack targeted machines, researchers have said.…

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posted 2 days ago on the register
Continental capers lead to 750 UK arrests French and Dutch police have boasted of infiltrating and killing off encrypted chat service EncroChat, alleging it was used by organised crime gangs to plot murders, sell drugs, launder criminal profits and more.…

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posted 2 days ago on the register
Redmond also praised for blocking malware control systems on its clouds Microsoft has emitted a pair of security patches to address flaws in Windows 10 that can be potentially exploited by miscreants to hijack PCs. A victim simply needs to be tricked into opening a file containing a specially crafted image on a vulnerable system.…

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posted 2 days ago on the register
Hunting for the right file is the 'bane to anyone's productivity' allegedly Microsoft is rolling out a swathe of updates to OneDrive, increasing the upload file limit for the cloudy bit barn from 15GB to 100GB.…

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posted 2 days ago on the register
Surprise! The UK has been shut out of an EU-led project From the department of "chickens coming home to roost" is news that the European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded prime contracts for the next six Copernicus missions, and the UK has missed out.…

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posted 2 days ago on the register
Privacy-focused Librem 14 laptop available for pre-order Purism, a San Francisco social purpose company that emphasises privacy and free software, today flung out its latest notebook: the Librem 14.…

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posted 2 days ago on the register
Plus: Apple declares first-gen Retina MacBook Pro 'obsolete' Google has discontinued its hugely popular Pixel 3A and 3A XL mid-range smartphones. While the device will continue to receive updates for the foreseeable, the Chocolate Factory has no plans to produce more units.…

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