posted about 15 hours ago on the register
It's not going to save you: You still need data to stop a fail DevOps can solve anything, can’t it? Well, no. In fact, if you don’t implement DevOps correctly, you’ll find that not only do you carry over the problems of the old world but that birth a few brand new ones, too.…

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posted about 15 hours ago on the register
Yes, they really are. Enrico Signoretti takes a look at what firms are up to A couple of weeks ago I published an article about high performance object storage. Reactions have been quite diverse. Some think that object stores can only be huge and slow and then others who think quite the opposite. In fact, they can also be fast and small.…

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posted about 16 hours ago on the register
Reader recalls a series of own goals doing tech support for a big football club On-Call  If it's Friday it must be time for On-Call, our regular reader-written romp through fun times at work.…

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posted about 17 hours ago on the register
It's the busiest thing in DC A new project to uncover the symbiotic relationship between Google and the US government has uncovered some mind-boggling details.…

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posted about 17 hours ago on the register
Simple HTML scams look to be sneaking through the app inspection process Security researcher Joshua Shilko says phishing apps targeting some of the world's biggest payment services have slipped past screening and landed on Google Play.…

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posted about 17 hours ago on the register
Suvlu'taHvIS yapbe' HoS neH The Language Creation Society is very unhappy about an effort by movie studio Paramount to copyright the language of bumpy-headed Star Trek aliens, the Klingons.…

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posted about 18 hours ago on the register
Readers share retro-computing rebuilds, plus a Microsoft CD fit only to be used as a coaster Last week we brought you the story of the Mac Pro put out to pasture as a coffee table and asked readers to share similar stories.…

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posted about 19 hours ago on the register
Tanking PC trojans turn VXers to Android. IBM malware murderer Limor Kessem says Android VXers are using legitimate screen overlay features to hose handsets.…

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posted about 19 hours ago on the register
Devuan 'Jessie' betas debut in the name of 'Init freedom' The effort to create a systemd-free Debian fork has borne fruit, with a beta of “Devuan Jessie” appearing in the wild.…

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posted about 19 hours ago on the register
'Cool Blobs' restore ASAP, 99 per cent of the time Microsoft's joined the market for cold storage at a cent a gigabyte a month, with something called “Azure Cool Blobs”.…

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posted about 20 hours ago on the register
Email addresses, names and phone numbers accessed by … someone eBay's even tattier tat bazaar Gumtree says it's suffered an attack during which users' personal data was encountered by parties unknown and unauthorised.…

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posted about 21 hours ago on the register
Congress? Democracy? No need for that On Thursday, the US Supreme Court approved a change to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. It sounds innocuous, but the effects will be felt around the world.…

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posted about 22 hours ago on the register
Sky Muster 1 gets ministerial button press for symmetrical 25Mbps services Australia's national broadband network (NBN) has turned on its 25Mbps satellite service.…

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posted about 22 hours ago on the register
Board says with Veritas gone, its time for pure-play security CEO Symantec CEO Mike A. Brown will leave the company, after it today announced it will miss its projected Q4 2016 sales.…

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posted about 22 hours ago on the register
Cable giant thinks 1TB a month ought to be enough for anyone Comcast has decided that rather than slap a 300GB-a-month download cap on some of its broadband customers, it will instead give them a 1TB limit.…

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posted about 23 hours ago on the register
Next month: Wow, everyone's a massive fan of Bing and Edge! What a surprise! The Cortana search box in the Windows 10 task bar will, from today, always use Bing and Microsoft's Edge browser to find stuff on the web.…

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Bezos' biz bolstered by billowing clouds Amazon has reported bumper first quarter results, with profits of $513m and sales increasing 28 per cent.…

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Vinod Khosla may be forced to provide public access The six-year effort by VC Vinod Khosla to prevent public access to a California beach may be going against the billionaire.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
Nothing like some healthy competition The US military has awarded SpaceX an $82.7m contract to launch a next-generation GPS satellite into orbit.…

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Linda Katehi slammed Linda Katehi, the chancellor of the University of California, Davis, has been suspended pending an investigation into the decision to spent hundreds of thousand of dollars improving Google search results for her name, amid a range of other questionable activities.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
Global sales see first-ever decline, analysts say it's not just Apple losing ground For those wondering if we've reached Peak Smartphone: global smartphone shipments saw their first ever quarterly drop, say analysts.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
After five profit-free quarters they're back in the black The sum of $83.7m exceeded Barracuda’s revenue estimates for its fourth fiscal 2016 quarter, ended Feb 29, 2016. It was a 16 per cent rise year-on-year and a 4.5 per cent rise quarter-on-quarter.…

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posted 1 day ago on the register
Disappointingly, there's no snazzy name or logo with this one. Which is actually good Sysadmins, brace yourselves: OpenSSL has announced upcoming security fixes will fix a “high” impact flaw.…

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3D NAND expansion coming along with second generation product SanDisk enjoyed fatter revenues on an annual compare in its first quarter, driven by higher enterprise product sales.…

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Here's the lowdown on making your package bulge like theirs There’s a skills shortage in DevOps and that’s forcing up salaries.…

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