posted about 21 hours ago on the register
Open/R distributed router software goes open source, with Juniper, Arista aboard Facebook has sent another shiver running up Cisco's spine, by releasing the code it uses for packet routing.…

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posted about 22 hours ago on the register
Custom big data bundles for Australia's Telstra pop up on product death list Vulture South last week spotted an oddity in this Cisco end of sale announcement for “Cisco Select UCS Server Accessories”.…

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posted about 23 hours ago on the register
nbn™ financials, the speed scandal, and 'what millennials like part 1,096' NBN Week  Australia's National Broadband Network “speed scandal” was in the news again last week, as nbn™, the company building and operating the network, suggested it should publish its internal speed data to resolve the issue.…

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posted 2 days ago on the register
NSF approves plan to keep Puerto Rico facility operational after hurricane trashed it The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has approved a plan to keep the famous Arecibo Observatory running after it was severely damaged by Hurricane Maria.…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
Sir Jony's nosey speakers delayed until 2018 Apple will fail to deliver its HomePod internet-connected speakers in time for the Christmas shopping season.…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
And this one is… not in favor of snooping on Americans, whoa The battle over a controversial US government spying program has intensified – with a fourth piece of legislation tackling the surveillance introduced to Congress on Friday.…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
You've got the authority, big boy, CTIA tells Pai... And such strong arms The stomach-churning love-fest between the American cable industry and FCC Ajit Pai continues apace with Big Cable now pillow talking the federal regulator into how to prevent individual US states forming their own net neutrality proections.…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
Dozens of terabytes exposed, your tax dollars at work Three misconfigured AWS S3 buckets have been discovered wide open on the public internet containing "dozens of terabytes" of social media posts and similar pages – all scraped from around the world by the US military to identify and profile persons of interest.…

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Highway to the donger zone A US navy pilot in an F/A-18 GROWLER is facing stiff action – after crafting a novel flight pattern that left much of central Washington state staring up at an anatomy lesson.…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
Chairman tells El Reg nobody will even notice its passing Controversial certificate authority StartCom is going out of business.…

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Metadata lookup is super-charged, though, claims infinite-io Infinite IO has enabled clustering of its metadata accelerators to scale performance.…

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You know, the surprise attack intended to sink aircraft carriers Her Majesty the Queen will commission the new British aircraft carrier named after her into Royal Navy service in three weeks – on the anniversary of an infamous naval battle where numerous warships were sunk.…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
At least until there's some sort of strategy. Jeez – GLA London's Metropolitan Police force's use of "intrusive" technologies "without proper regulation" could put a fundamental principle of policing at risk, the London mayor has been told.…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
Row, row, robot boat gently laying pipes The UK Ship Register signed up its first unmanned vessel on earlier this week.…

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Concerns raised over data breach Thousands of Lloyds Avios Rewards American Express credit card customers have been targeted by fraudsters, the bank has admitted.…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
Ruse of the Machines It's alive, it's terrifying, and it does perfect backflips! Boston Dynamics' gymnastic research robot Atlas has caused a minor panic on social media. With skills like this, surely humans are doomed?…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
Finding out how to sail through consecutive green lights The UK Autodrive connected car consortium will start practical trials of its connected and autonomous cars on the streets of Coventry, it has declared.…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
Must cough £300k soon after £87k ICO slapdown Ofcom handed down a £300,000 fine to business phone and broadband company True Telecom after concluding a year-long investigation yesterday.…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
A digital service that works for users, but not government The abolition of the paper tax disc is costing the UK government £107m due to an increase in car tax evasion.…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
That flagship you just bought? Here's one better BKK Electronics' OnePlus venture rolled out its second flagship of 2017 yesterday, the OnePlus 5T going on sale just five months after its predecessor, the OnePlus 5 in June.…

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He built a plane called Digital Innovation and told readers: 'Come Fly With Me' The Register is reviewing its relationship with columnist and Shoreditch entrepreneur Mr Steve Bong MBE after Mr Bong admitted to having a close working relationship with the Kremlin this week, in a piece titled Yes, I took Putin's roubles to undermine Western democracy. This is my story…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
Over-hyped tech inches a step closer... maybe Mobile operator EE has proudly announced the success of a "breakthrough test" for 5G, but what do these tests signal for future 5G usage?…

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Z-NAND has near-3D XPoint access latency and could scale capacity faster too Analysis  How does Korean flash and DRAM chipper Samsung's Z-NAND compare to Intel and Micron's 3D XPoint?…

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Aviva and Centrica wanted cloud giant love... but this outsourcer wasn't ready... to let go Insurer Aviva and energy supplier Centrica are the latest big customers to indicate plans to ditch outsourcing giant DXC Technologies, The Register can reveal.…

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posted 3 days ago on the register
Discoursing Descartes with my robotic pet Something for the Weekend, Sir?  I have awoken to the sounds of electronic growling. Making my way downstairs, I discover teethmarks in the bannister, a pool of oil by the back door and the remains of a torn-open jumbo box of AA longlifes in the kitchen.…

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